Baby, you're a firework.


Thursday, July 2

First Thursday Shop & Sip in Hillcrest: It’s back! Soak up the Kavanaugh vibes and hang out on the sidewalks for some afterhours social distancing. And it returns with perfect timing, too. Everyone is screaming for the annual Hillcrest Ice Cream Social, where visitors will enjoy free ice cream, popcorn, lemonade and other treats. For more info, click here.

Summer 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 vegan and gluten-free deliciousness like a slab of smoked tempeh "ribs."  Dinner is served 4 - 9 p.m. For more info, click here.


Friday, July 3

Light up the Night Driving Range Kickoff at Rebsamen Park Golf Course: Time to blow off some steam, summer style. For the next 10 days, the course is extending driving range hours to make things a little more fun after dark. Expect some glow-in-the-dark drives, along with music, food and drinks. The nightly event runs through July 12 and opens at 7 p.m. each night. For more info, click here.


Thursday & Friday, July 2 & 3

Drive-In Double Feature at 7318 Wind Song Drive: No shoes required, especially Sunday ones. NLR's new drive-in is showing back-to-back hits this week. First up, watch Kevin Bacon bust a move in "Footloose," followed by "Antiquities," which was partially filmed in Argenta. Showtime is at 8:40 p.m. both nights. For more info, click here.


Saturday, July 4

Shop Black Live: Wallets at the ready. ReMix Ideas continues this weekly streaming market featuring local black entrepreneurs on Facebook Live. Up this week are Haygood BBQ, The House of Mental and Delightful Desserts. It all starts at 3 p.m. For more info, click here.

Keep shopping: 150+ Black-Owned Businesses to Support in Little Rock

Fourth of July Fireworks: Yep, Pops on the River is canceled. Nope, those aren't the only fireworks in the metro. From Jacksonville to Benton, we mapped out all the local fireworks shows. For more info, click here.

Want more Fourth fun for the whole fam? Click here.


Friday-Sunday, July 3-5

Virtual Firecracker Fast 5K in The Heights: This annual scorcher is (rightfully) going the socially distanced route this year. Runners have three days to get in their 3.1 miles and post all over social media. Prizes will go to the best costume, best action photo and best photo with the fam. For more info, click here.


Farmers Markets:

Not sure what's open? Check out our farmers market guide.