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Thursday, June 20
Third Thursday in The Heights: It's like pregaming for the weekend with a local twist. During this monthly event, stores in The Heights extend hours until 8 p.m., and shoppers enjoy business open houses, music, eats and drinks, sales and specials. Highlights include a trip down Kavanaugh for Hocott's Garden Center's 80th birthday party complete with food trucks, beer and music. For more info on Third Thursday, click here.
Alley Party on West Sixth Street: It's back, y'all. The Downtown Little Rock Partnership event series continues, bringing parties to the "tucked away portions of downtown." This time the fun takes place on the edge of the Creative Corridor downtown and includes live music from The Going Jessies and craft beer from Stone's Throw Brewing. Be there 5-8 p.m. For more info, click here.
Peter Frampton at the Robinson Center: Petey, we love your way, and we're pumped you're back in Little Rock. Frampton is making a stop on his farewell tour celebrating half a century of hits. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Friday, June 21
Summer Stroll through Stifft Station: Comfy shoes on deck. This inaugural event is all about building community as folks are invited to stroll the streets and meet all the neighbors. There will be pit stops with eats and drinks, including happy hour at Stone's Throw Taproom, giveaways at Stifft Station Gifts and the 8th Annual Summer Soulstice Party at White Water Tavern. Get your stroll on 6-8 p.m. For more info, click here.
"Willy Wonka Jr." Opening Night at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre: You and your sweet tooth just got a golden ticket. The Rep's Education Department is putting on its first big summer show and doing so on The Rep's big stage. See all your favorite characters and learn more of their stories in this musical based on Roald Dahl's classic "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." The show runs for two weekends and the opening night performance begins at 7 p.m. For more info, click here.
This childhood favorite got you jonesing for a good flick? Here's where to watch classic movies in Little Rock this summer.
Saturday, June 22
Vintage and Craft Market at The Bernice Garden: Formerly known as the South Main Vintage Market, the popular pop-up will return to the garden featuring vintage items of all kinds, along with artists, jewelers, music, food and more. The SoMa event will take place from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. For more info, click here.
Doga at Bark Bar: Dog + yoga = doga. Now, that's some math we can get behind. Party With a Heart, a local nonprofit dedicated to raising funds for other nonprofits, is hosting a one-hour, dog-friendly yoga sesh with instructor Stacey Margaret Jones. Proceeds from this event will go to PWAH's 2019 nonprofit partner Arkansas Paws in Prison, and will help launch its new program in the women's unit at McPherson Prison in Newport. The flow starts at 11 a.m. For more info, click here.
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Ninth Anniversary at Rock Town Distillery: We'll drink to this. Arkansas' first legal distillery since Prohibition is marking its with a whole lot of goodness in store for friends and supporters. Expect distillery tours, barbecue, cocktails, craft beer and Rock Town's 9th Anniversary Whiskey. There's also a seated tasting on the schedule. Learn more about that here. Be there anytime from 11 a.m. - midnight for the anniversary fun. For more info, click here.
Grand Opening at Control Records: This one's for you, vinyl lovers. Control has been popping up all over the metro for the last year, and now they finally get their own digs in Hillcrest. Located at 612 Kavanaugh Blvd. (across from Proof), the shop's grand opening bash includes live music, giveaways, a handful of DJs and your first glimpse of the new space. Doors open at noon while the music runs 3-10 p.m. For more info, click here.
Miss the memo on Control? Catch up here.
The Rosé Event at O'Looney's Wine & Liquor: Oh, hey, rosé. This libation is a summertime staple and O'Looney's is loving every minute of it. Join their team at this annual event as they share some of their favorite bottles with guests. Yes, please. The tastings start at 2 p.m. For more info, click here.
Winos for Rhinos at River Bottom Winery at BoBrook Farms: Please, sir. We’d like come more… and maybe just a tad more. Taste local wines and dishes at this annual bash held by the Little Rock Zoo. While you’re there, get in on the games, silent auction and hay rides or just sit back and enjoy the live music. Proceeds help support wild rhino conservation. Awesome. The wine starts flowing at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.
Sunday, June 23
St. Jude Little Rock Golf Classic at Chenal Country Club: Tee off for a good cause this weekend at this local tourney. The fun kicks off on Sunday with a pre-party where supporters and players are invited to join the cocktails and auctions and hear the inspirational stories of St. Jude's patients, all before hitting the links Monday morning. The party lasts 6-9 p.m. For more info, click here.