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Friday, July 5

Little Rock Night Market at the River Market Pavilions: New location, same good vibes. After a successful inaugural meetup last fall, this family-friendly market is back with an array of eats, drinks, live music and local vendor booths. Stop in 5-9 p.m. For more info, click here.

 

Saturday, July 6

Peach Fest at Faulkner Lake Orchard: 'Tis the tasty, tasty season. The NLR orchard is going all in on the in-season summer freshness. Guests can expect treats like homemade peach ice cream, peach cobbler and peach tea, as well as games, vendors and a petting zoo. The on-site store opens at 8 a.m. and the fest lasts from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. For more info about the orchard, click here.

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Super Summer Saturday at the Clinton Presidential Center: Escape the heat and make a splash with your kiddos at the Clinton Center's annual summer special that gets all ages involved with free educational activities. This time the event coincides with the center’s newest temporary exhibit, "Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea," complete with a screening of "Happy Feet." While Super Summer Saturday activities are free, admission is required to tour all permanent and temporary exhibits. Fun is in session 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. For more info, click here.

 

Thursday-Saturday, July 4-6

Let Freedom Roar at the Little Rock Zoo: Direct us to the nearest bald eagle, please. The Little Rock Zoo is riding the freedom train full speed into the weekend with activities like arts and crafts, a parade and, yep, a meet-and-greet with a bald eagle. For more info, click here.

 

Sunday, July 7

FIFA Watch Party at Fassler Hall: Okay, ladies, now let's get in FIFA-mation. ICYMI, the U.S. women's national soccer team is killing it — so much so that they're playing in the World Cup Finals on Sunday. Watch it all unfold surrounded by fellow FIFA fans and lots of TV screens, then stick around for drink specials and music after the game. More on that here. The game kicks off at 10 a.m. For more info, click here.  

 

Thursday-Sunday, July 4-7

Black Apple Crossing Launch across Little Rock: Cheers, y'all. Black Apple Crossing, the only cidery in Arkansas, finally made its debut in the metro this week with a week's worth of local celebrations to go along with it. For more info on where to find this crisp, traditional, European-style cider, click here.

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