We only have eyes for you, weekend.
Thursday, Feb. 14
"Wayne's World" and "Clueless" Double Feature at Ron Robinson Theater: As IF we could pass up this excellent pairing. CALS is celebrating the winners of its Bromance & Besties Bracket where fans voted on the best of the best flicks with this silver screen double-header. To make it even more tubular, they're kicking off the night with a '90s party and costume contest. Party on. It all starts at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.
Brasil Guitar Duo at Christ Episcopal Church: Presented by the Chamber Music Society, this concert will feature "a seamless blend of traditional and Brazilian work" from the Concert Artists Guild International Competition winners, the Brasil Guitar Duo. The two have known each other since their teen years, and that history comes out in their smooth-as-silk performance. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Valentine's Day in Little Rock: Don't worry, we didn't forget. In fact, we rounded up a whole separate blog post's worth of activities including foodie festivities, pop-up shops and even fun for your four-legged friends. Here's how to do Valentine's Day in Little Rock.
Friday, Feb. 15
Third Friday Argenta Art Walk in North Little Rock: It's time to go on a walk, everybody. Lace up your comfy shoes because this fun walk is all about strolling through the Argenta Arts District’s monthly lineup of special exhibits. This month's walkable galleries include Argenta Gallery, The House of Art and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. The Art Walk runs from 5-8 p.m. For more info, click here.
The After Experience at Arthur's Prime Steakhouse: If you haven't checked out Arthur's new digs at 16100 Chenal Pkwy., it's practically begging for you to stop in, especially to see the new atrium. Expect live music, a full selection of desserts and champagne. Yowza. Service starts at 6:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
James Taylor at Verizon Arena: Oh, James, you sly devil. The iconic singer/songwriter and his band will once again bring their legendary sound to the North Little Rock stage, along with special guest and fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bonnie Raitt. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Saturday, Feb. 16
Brush Lettering 101 at South Main Creative: Anyone else get caught in a rabbit hole of calligraphy videos on Instagram? If you've ever wanted to learn the craft for yourself, here's your chance. Amy Davis of About That Ink will lead this beginner class where guests will learn about how to hold a brush, the tools of the trade, how to write the alphabet and more. Class is in session at 1 p.m. For more info, click here.
Bollywood Nights at the Metroplex: Who else is up for a colorful night of cultural celebration? Benefitting Harmony Health Clinic, this formal event offers guests food, cocktails, a silent auction, dancing and a Bollywood show. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Woman of the Year Gala at the Little Rock Marriott: The state’s oldest domestic violence shelter Women & Children First celebrates its signature fundraiser this year by honoring Susan Hickingbotham. Guests will enjoy an evening of fine dining, entertainment, special tributes and more. The festivities begin at 7 p.m. For more info, click here.
Sunday, Feb. 17
"Mary Poppins" at UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS Theater: Well, you don't see this every day. Everyone's favorite flying nanny will make her dancing debut in this Ballet Arkansas production. This one-time-only show is highly interactive; kids are even invited to join Mary on stage to make the performance practically perfect in every way. Showtime is at noon. For more info, click here.
Dwight Yoakam at Verizon Arena: And now we're going to have "Fast as You" stuck in our heads for days. This Grammy-winning country music icon will be serving up some good ol' fashioned honky-tonk in North Little Rock, so BYO-Stetson. Showtime is 8 p.m. For more info, click here.
Thursday - Sunday, Feb. 14-17
"Book of Mormon" at the Robinson Center: Straighten your tie, tiger. When the Tonys, Grammys, New York Drama Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League all agree on a best musical, you know it's going to knock your socks off. Following the comedic story of Kevin Price and Arnold Cunningham, two young Mormons who travel to Uganda to share their faith, this outrageous show is nothing short of a Broadway blockbuster. You have six chances to see the show The New York Times called "The best musical of this century." For more info, click here.
Fire & Rain at UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS Theater: In its second winter production, Ballet Arkansas will combine the drama of classical ballet with the electricity of contemporary dance. This mixed-repertory program ties together the fire and intensity of the "Don Quixote Suite" and the iconic "Romeo and Juliet" balcony scene, as well as a tribute to the music of James Taylor, choreographed by Ballet Arkansas' executive and artistic director Michael Fothergill. You have five chances to see the show: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more info, click here.
Friday - Sunday, Feb. 15-17
Lanterns! Festival at Wildwood Park for the Arts: Ready the time machine. This annual local favorite event turns 105 acres of parkland into a cultural playground lit with luminaries and fire pits, winding around areas designed to represent different exotic locales. At this year's 11th annual festival, guests will be transported to (and enjoy the tastes of) Mexico, Germany, China, 1920s Chicago and even the moon. Plus, a little wookiee told us you might want to keep an eye out for a few visitors from a galaxy far, far away. Park gates open at 6 p.m. each night. For more info, click here.