The weekend will see you now.

 

Thursday, Nov. 12

Wine Tasting at Cypress Social // Let's raise a glass. The metro's new restaurant is serving up an evening of Vino Distribution picks paired with small bites from the kitchen. Grab a glass and spread out on the beautiful patio. The tasting starts at 4 p.m. Learn more here.

Easterseals Art & Soul //  In what has become a local favorite, this annual art show is hosted by and benefits Easterseals Arkansas, helping people with special needs obtain the same opportunities as anybody else. At this year's virtual event, you can purchase the artwork of both professional artists and Easterseals students, all while getting in on auctions and raffles. It starts at 7 p.m. Learn more here.

 

Friday, Nov. 13

Food Truck Fridays at Simmons Bank Arena // The foodie gods have smiled upon us. For one last Friday, you can get your fill of deliciousness in the arena parking lot. Expect eats from BowMcks Rolling Cuisine, The Boil and Jefferson's Mobile Grilling. Mask up and stop in 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Learn more here.

Second Friday Art Night at the River Market Pavilions // 2FAN is back, and we mean back. The after-hours gallery walk of downtown businesses is meeting in person for the first time since spring with a Meet the Makers event. Attendees can peruse booths of local artists and shops and enjoy live music. Masks and distance required, of course. The fun runs 5-8 p.m. Learn more here. 

 

Saturday, Nov. 14

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 is the final week and it's all about manipulating materials. Snag your tickets ahead of time in one of three two-hour increments starting at 9 a.m. Learn more here.

A Day at the Masters Golf Tournament at The First Tee // How's your swing? This nine-hole, two-person scramble is for adult/kid tag teams on the Honors Course. Proceeds go to The First Tee, a nonprofit serving Little Rock's youth through golf. It starts at 10 a.m. Learn more here.

The Vintage Bazaar at The Bernice Garden // The SoMa garden is no stranger to vintage markets, and the popular pop-up returns this weekend featuring vintage items of all kinds, along with vendors, artists, craftspeople, jewelers and more. The bazaar takes place from noon - 5 p.m. Learn more here.

Music in the Wild at Wildwood Park // We can hear it now. Wildwood is continuing its family-friendly, outdoor concert series featuring some of the best local acts at the park's iconic Butler Gazebo. BYO blankets and chairs to hear the live sounds of Adam Faucett, The Atomicons and Charlotte Taylor. Showtime is 5 p.m. Learn more here.

 

Friday & Saturday, Nov. 13 & 14

Vegan Thanksgiving Celebration with Nana's Organix // Happy holidays, Nana. Shutting down streets for local eats has been on the menu every weekend in Argenta for the past few months, but this time there are yummy vegan options available. Nana's is serving up vegan takes on dishes like cornbread dressing, deviled eggs and, of course, turkey. Load up 6-9 p.m. each night. Learn more here.

Keep it fresh: How to Shop Local Produce After Farmers Market Season

 

Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 12-14

Sleigh Bell Soirée // Were we bummed when we found out Holiday House was off this year? Of course. But we didn't know the Junior League of Little Rock's lineup of activities to take its place was going to be this good. Expect interactive virtual holiday experiences and workshops with local experts, along with a stellar silent auction. Learn more here.

 

Sunday, Nov. 15

FOB Class at The Promenade at Chenal // Get your sweat on at this free class led by Full Out Barre. Athleta is hosting the sesh to celebrate its third anniversary in The Promenade. Get moving at 10:30 a.m. Learn more here.

Virtual Stache Dash 5K // Not enough sweat for you? This annual fun run benefiting the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation should do the trick. Hit your favorite spot and get in those 3.1 miles. Learn more here.

First Round Outdoor Concert in Downtown Little Rock // This team effort between Ballet Arkansas and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra is just what the doctor ordered. Set in front of the koi fish mural at the corner of Sixth and Main, First Round will see dancers performing to live music from the ASO. The event is free, but RSVP required. Showtime is 3 p.m. Learn more here.

Blockbuster Beer Dinner at Brood & Barley // Aaaand scene. Argenta's newest brewpub is hosting its first official beer dinner with each of the six courses based on an iconic scene from a Hollywood classic and expertly paired with exclusive local brews. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. Learn more here.

 

'Tis the season for holiday open houses! Check out these around town:

 

Drive-In Movies:

North Little Rock Drive-In

  • "Pink Floyd: The Wall" - Thursday at 7 p.m.

  • "Big" - Friday at 7 p.m. 

  • "Fried Green Tomatoes" - Friday at 9:15 p.m.

  • "Remember the Titans" - Saturday at 7 p.m.

  • "Urban Cowboy" - Saturday at 9:15 p.m.

MP Outdoor Cinema

  • "Friday the 13th" (2009) - Friday at 7 p.m.

  • "The Grinch" (2018) - Saturday at 7 p.m.