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Thursday, July 25
Vegan Night at Table 28: This west Little Rock restaurant is going vegan. Well, for a few nights, anyway. On the third and final night of this returning special menu, expect a highlight of Arkansas' best summer harvests. Come for the summer squash parmesan, stay for the chocolate miso cake with maple miso ice cream. The evening begins at 4 p.m. For more info, click here.
Brewhaha at Atlas Bar: Beer and comedy? We're in. Benefitting Easterseals Arkansas, the evening will include a lineup of a variety of Little Rock's funniest comedians. Tickets include appetizers, two drink vouchers, a souvenir cup and the main event. The laughs start at 5:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Science After Dark: Happy Birthday, Nikola Tesla! at the Museum of Discovery: And a lively 163 he is! The inventor, engineer and overall genius is at the center of this edition of the MoD's monthly grownup meetup. Expect the usual fun and hijinx, this time revolving around Tesla's experiments. As always, there will be plenty of drinks and eats from Fassler Hall, Rock Town and Stone's Throw. It all kicks off at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.
Potluck & Poison Ivy: Sing Me A Story with Sweet Cecilia at The Joint Theater: Argenta's storytelling project returns to features locals sharing their stories — Southern, savory and sometimes a little poisonous — in unparalleled style. In this session, guests will experience the unique country, rock, folk and Cajun sounds of family trio Sweet Cecilia. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.
"Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith" Screening at Ron Robinson Theater: We have a bad feeling that things are about to get messy. Continue the journey through a galaxy far, far away in the final installment of the prequel trilogy at the theater's weekly Star Wars marathon. Showtime is 7 p.m. For more info, click here.
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Friday, July 26
"Between Riverside and Crazy" Opening Night at The Weekend Theater: Winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this "dark urban comedy" follows ex-cop and recent widower Walter “Pops” Washington and his newly paroled son Junior. Expect a tale of wit, grit and tenderness. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. For more info, click here.
Saturday, July 27
Get Your Rear in Gear 5K at Burns Park: Yep, this colon cancer awareness event is making exactly the joke you think it's making. The timed fun run/walk kicks off at the softball fields and benefits the Colon Cancer Coalition. Registration opens at 7:15 a.m. For more info, click here.
Watermelon Crawl at Scott Melons and More: We’re inching closer to the end of watermelon season, and there’s no better way to celebrate than at this annual event. Help gather up melons for the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance and partake in activities and eating contests, then sit back and enjoy the live music, provided lunch and family fun. The crawl lasts from 9 a.m. - noon. For more info, click here.
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Casino Night and Texas Hold'em Tournament at Next Level Events: Put on your poker face and head to the train station. It’s the ninth year for the Youth Home event and the stakes are bigger than ever. Play craps, blackjack, roulette and more all staffed by experienced dealers as you vie for chips redeemable for raffle tickets. And don’t worry, there’s plenty up for grabs over at the Texas Hold’em tables. Doors open at 3 p.m. for poker check-in. For more info, click here.
Block on Rock Birthday Bash at Stone’s Throw Brewing: HBD, Stone's Throw! We do love a good party, and that's why we're making plans to be at the MacArthur Park brewery as it celebrates six whole years of business with live music and tons of food trucks and cold beer. It’s a whole block party of goodness, shutting down Rock St. between 7th and 9th streets. The b-day bash lasts from 4-10 p.m. For more info, click here.
The Great Arkansas Beer Festival at the Statehouse Convention Center: With a high of 90 degrees in the forecast for Saturday, you're going to need a cold one. Lucky for you, this annual fest returns to the Statehouse featuring plenty of local and national brews, as well as food, games and live music. Get your buzz on from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. For more info, click here. Bonus: There's also an after party at Brewski's. More on that here.
Sunset Yoga in the Rock at Allsopp Park: Don't let the weekday drama get you down. Come get your ohm on at this free twice-monthly class, this time led by yogi Valerie Talburt. BYO-mat, and maybe some bug spray, too. Namaste. The class starts at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.
Friday-Sunday, July 26-28
Two Sisters Vintage Market at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds: Time to get your shop on. This retro-inspired market specializes in vintage antiques, a variety of home decor styles and repurposed and vintage clothing. Exhibitors from all over will have booths packed full of unique items, while shoppers can also enjoy music, food trucks and more. Shopping hours are 4-8 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. For more info, click here.
Thursday-Sunday, July 25-28
E.Leigh’s Summer Warehouse Sale in Hillcrest: Get excited, shoppers. With this sale now in its seventh year, the boutique is pulling out all the stops with so. many. pieces. up for grabs. This is your chance to get major brands for 90 percent off, as well as finds from the $5 and $10 racks of apparel, shoes and accessories. Trust us, you need to be there. Sale hours are 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. God speed. For more info, click here.
Art Walk at the Outlets of Little Rock: All month long, this shopping center has featured an unexpected addition: local art. The work of 13 local artists is showcased in the food pavilion and in window displays around the center, and they're all for sale. It's your last weekend to see it all before the exhibit closes at the end of the month, so what are you waiting for? For more info, click here.