Grab your mask and let's go.

 

Thursday, Sept. 10

Build a Better World Lecture Series with Chris James: The Celebrate! Maya Project is launching a new virtual lecture series all about the arts. They're kicking things off by exploring spoken word’s role in encouraging literacy and building a better community with poet Chris James. It starts at 6 p.m. For more info, click here.

"Outspoken" Virtual Conversation with Olly Neal Jr.: So the Six Bridges Book Festival got pushed to October, but this should help tide you over. CALS is helping bridge the gap with author Olly Neal Jr. in a virtual program on the native Arkansan's life story of pursuing social justice, from becoming the state's first Black district prosecuting attorney and beyond. The livestream starts at 6:30 p.m. For more info, click here.

More bookworm news: Six Bridges Book Festival Goes Virtual This Fall

Virtual Dancing with Our Stars Event: How's your samba? The Arkansas chapter of the Children's Tumor Foundation is gearing up for its largest fundraising event of the year. Guests will enjoy a silent auction while enjoying a livestream of local celebrities teamed up with professional dancers for a chance to win the coveted mirror ball trophy. It begins at 7 p.m. For more info, click here.

Meet one of the dancers: 6 Questions With Choreographer Brian Earles

 

Friday, Sept. 11

The Bernice Bazaar at The Bernice Garden: An evening in the garden? Don't mind if we do. This SoMa pop-up will feature a slew of local makers, food trucks and live music. Masks required, of course, and be sure to keep your distance. Stop in 4-8 p.m. For more info, click here.

Virtual Second Friday Art Night: 2FAN is back. The after-hours gallery walk of downtown businesses is taking over your screen once again. Historic Arkansas Museum, Nexus Coffee, Bella Vita Jewelry and more will host tours, activities and performances via Zoom. The fun runs 5-8 p.m. For more info, click here.

 

Saturday, Sept. 12

Tinkerfest at the Museum of Discovery: If your favorite scene in “The Sandlot” is when they build a contraption from an Erector Set, you belong at Tinkerfest. The annual event is spread out over four weekends this year (to encourage social distancing) and is full of hands-on activities for both kids and adults. This week it's all about water tinkering. Snag your tickets ahead of time in one of three two-hour increments starting at 9 a.m. For more info, click here.

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 Magical Mane, Sweets by Drea and The House of Colby. It all starts at 3 p.m. For more info, click here.

Shop on: 150+ Black-Owned Businesses to Support in Little Rock

 

Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 10-12

Harvest Week throughout Little Rock: The annual Arkansas Foodbank event got an upgrade in the midst of COVID-19. The week's worth of expanded activities include Hunger Action Day, a new beer from Stone's Throw and discounts at the MoD. For more info, click here.

 

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 11-13

Bella Rustina Modern Vintage Market at 9300 Maumelle Blvd: Rejoice, estate sale lovers. This beloved market is back in a different location (taking over the former Pyramid Distributors space), complete with more than 200 booths of antiques, vintage items and more from all over the country. Masks, distance — you know the drill. Shopping hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. on Sunday. For more info, click here.

 

Drive-In Movies:

North Little Rock Drive-In

  • "John Wick" - Thursday at 8:25 p.m.

  • "Wreck-It Ralph" - Friday & Saturday at 8:20 p.m.

MP Outdoor Cinema

  • "Sixteen Candles" - Thursday at 8 p.m.

  • "21 Bridges" - Friday at 8 p.m.

  • "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" - Saturday at 8 p.m.

  • "Mamma Mia!" - Sunday at 8 p.m.

Miss the memo on MP? Catch up here.

Windsong Performing Arts Center

  • "Boomerang" - Sunday at 8 p.m.