The Rail Yard

Food trucks and seafood boils and tiki-style cocktails await.


Thursday, Aug. 29

Science After Dark: Tinkering & Drinkering at the Museum of Discovery: Ahead of Tinkerfest 2019 on Sept. 14, the Museum of Discovery is devoting August's Science After Dark to tinkering and making. Explore how things work, take them apart and have a beer or cocktail during your discovery! Enjoy bites from Fassler Hall, drinks from Stone's Throw Brewing and Rock Town Distillery and pizza and wine from Damgoode Pies. For more info, click here.

Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame at the Statehouse Convention Center: Celebrate some incredible ladies at the fifth annual Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Statehouse Convention Center. Honorees include Alice Andrews, Olivia Meyers Farrell, Jo Luck, Charlotte Tillar Schexnayder and Carolyn Witherspoon. The reception kicks off at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and the program at 7. For more info, click here.

Chris Milam at South on Main: Memphis singer-songwriter Chris Milam is heading back to the South on Main stage. The show kicks off at 8 p.m. Purchase advance tickets for $7 or pay $10 at the door. Call (501) 244-9660 to reserve a table for the show. For more info, click here.

Summer Send-Off Pop-Up at Atlas Bar: Say goodbye to summer in the best way possible — a tiki party at Atlas Bar. Explore Vintage Socialite’s latest vintage finds as you sip signature tiki cocktails in SoMa. Hawaiian shirts are encouraged. For more info, click here.

Le Petit Wine Dinner at Kemuri: Sushi, anyone? Kemuri’s Chef Gilbert will be sharing his delicious fare as Charlie Brian, co-founder of Lubanzi wine, shares his delicious wines. Dinner includes four small plates and four wine pairings for $25. Seating is limited, so call to reserve your spot. For more info, click here.

Friday, Aug. 30

Open Studio Series Kick-Off at Ballet Arkansas: Ever wondered what goes on at the Ballet Arkansas rehearsals? This is your chance to get a peek into the studio with the professional ballet company during this free open studio day from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Watch the dancers warm up for the day and begin rehearsing for their eerie upcoming production, “Sleepy Hollow,” which takes the stage on Oct. 18 at UA - Pulaski Tech: The Center for Humanities and Arts. For more info, click here.

Clint Black Live at First Security Amphitheater: He’s still killin’ time. Singer-songwriting legend Clint Black will take the stage at First Security Amphitheater this weekend for his 30th anniversary tour. The fun starts at 7 p.m. For more info, click here.

Critical Mass Bike Ride at the Clinton Presidential Center: Grab your bike and hit the pavement at this month’s Critical Mass Bike Ride. Meet at the Clinton Center parking lot at 6:30 p.m. for a chill bike ride around the city. Don’t have a bike? Check out Critical Mass’ Facebook page for options on how to secure wheels before the ride. For more info, click here.

Rodney Block at South on Main: Get your groove on with the Rodney Block Collective at South on Main this weekend. The show begins at 10 p.m. with a $15 cover. Call (501) 244-9660 to reserve a table for the show. For more info, click here.

“Hognado” at The Joint: It’s a bird... it’s a plane... it’s a flying hog! What happens when a giant tornado swoops down on Arkansas and hurls wild hogs at Little Rock? You’ll have to wait and see at “Hognado,” a disaster comedy about a super-sized storm that turns Arkansas upside down. For more info, click here.


Saturday, Aug. 31

Labor Day Food Truck Party at The Rail Yard: Get your fill of food truck fare and live music at The Rail Yard this Labor Day weekend. Pick from your favorite dishes from Count Porkula, Tacos Godoy, Nach’Yo Nachos and A Little Crêpesy before kicking back and listening to live music from Casey Sparks, DadBod and more. Tickets are $3 at the door. For more info, click here.

El Sur Street Food Co at Stone's Throw Stifft Station: Let’s taco ‘bout how much we like this pairing. Don’t miss El Sur Street Food Co.’s pop-up at Stone's Throw Brewing Stifft Station this Saturday. Order your favorite central American cuisine to enjoy with a cold pint of your favorite brew. For more info, click here.


Sunday, Sept. 1

Beer Yoga at Rebel Kettle: Get your om on at Rebel Kettle this weekend for some much-needed Labor Day weekend yoga. Valerie Talburt will lead the vinyasa-style flow class and yogis of all levels are welcomed. Bring your own mat, I.D. and anything else you may need. The class is $12 and includes your first beer to enjoy before, during or after — you do you. Sign up online. The class kicks off at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.

Labor Day Party at Fassler Hall: Who doesn’t love a good darty? Fassler Hall is hosting their last DayParty of the summer starting at 4 p.m. Enjoy $10 bottles of champagne, $5 margaritas and a $3 mimosa bar, as well as food specials and two DJs playing inside and outside. For more info, click here.

Aug. 29 - 31

End of Summer Seafood Boil at Petit & Keet: From Aug. 29-31, Petit & Keet will be boiling up all your seafood favorites including Alaskan King Crab legs, shrimp, sausage, potatoes and corn and then wash it all down with tiki-style cocktails. Thursday’s boil will also feature drunken snow cones, if that happens to strike your fancy. For more info, click here.