Shopping local, SoMa fun and a stacked drive-in movie lineup? The Dude abides.


Thursday, Sept. 3

Science After Dark: Legos at the Museum of Discovery: Watch your step. Even if we've got to keep a distance, we're still excited the MoD's monthly grownup meetup returned. Mask up and come enjoy some good old-fashioned tinkering with your favorite building blocks.. And yes, there will be plenty of drinks from Stone's Throw and Tito's Vodka. It all kicks off at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.


Saturday, Sept 5

Shop Black Live: Wallets at the ready. ReMix Ideas continues this weekly streaming market featuring local black entrepreneurs on Facebook Live. Up this weekend are Mellifluous Designs, artist Rex Deloney and author/entrepreneur Wesley Peters. It all starts at 3 p.m. For more info, click here.

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Southern Silks Virtual Event: Put on your fanciest hat. The Methodist Family Health Foundation is back with its annual Kentucky Derby celebration and fundraiser after being postponed from the spring. This post-race soirée offers faux horse races, prizes and auctions. Proceeds go to support the programs at MFH. The event starts at 6 p.m. For more information, click here.


Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 3-5

Live Entertainment at SoMa Outdoor Dining Room: This is how you weekend in 2020. The SoMa space at the corner of Main and 13th streets just expanded its lineup of live fun. Bring your eats and drinks from surrounding restaurants, spread out, get some fresh air and enjoy an open mic on Thursday, live music on Friday and trivia on Saturday. For more info, click here.

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Drive-In Movies:

North Little Rock Drive-In

  • "Dirty Dancing" - Friday & Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

MP Outdoor Cinema

  • "The Big Lebowski" - Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • "Shrek" - Friday at 7 p.m.
  • "Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark" - Saturday at 7 p.m.
  • "Men In Black II" - Sunday at 7 p.m.

Miss the memo on MP? Catch up here.

Windsong Performing Arts Center

  • "Johnson Family Vacation" - Thursday at 8 p.m.


Farmers Markets:

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