Yoga, neighborhood strolls and lots of springtime markets await.
Thursday, March 4
First Thursday Shop & Sip in Hillcrest // It’s the first Thursday of the month, y'all. And while that traditionally means later hours and live music to get your neighborhood shop 'n' sip on, it means something more exciting this week: the Historic Hillcrest Entertainment District. Now you can soak up the Kavanaugh vibes with an adult beverage in hand from one of your favorite Hillcrest watering holes. The fun starts at 4 p.m. Learn more here.
Need a game plan? Try seeing the neighborhood like a tourist.
"If Anything Happens I Love You" Virtual Screening // Let's kickstart the weekend feels. The Arkansas Cinema Society is hosting a free screening of the Netflix animated short film "that shows the resilience of the human spirit," followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. Showtime is 6 p.m. Learn more here.
Friday, March 5
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 and food trucks. Masks required, of course, and be sure to keep your distance. Stop in 5-8 p.m. Learn more here.
GNO Yoga with ZenStudio Fitness // Let's flow, girls. Whether you join in person or online, this International Women's Day-themed yoga sesh with Sarah Pilcher is sure to help you end the week right. Bonus: Proceeds benefit Arkansas Women's Outreach. Class starts at 6 p.m. Learn more here.
"Mac and Me" Virtual BingoFlix // Spielberg could never. The BingoFlix screening series offers prizes to viewers who can fill up their bingo cards with hilariously awful cliches. The March lineup is all about creatures from the '80s, and this week's 1987 flick features an alien on the run from authorities who befriends a boy whose name starts with "E" (not that one) and includes a musical number that must be seen to be believed. Showtime is 7 p.m. Learn more here.
Saturday, March 6
Women Makers Pop-Up at Nexus Coffee & Creative // Can we spend every Saturday of Women's History Month like this, please? Stop by the downtown coffeeshop to sip mimosas and shop local women creatives and makers like Skin Balm Apothecary and Crying Weasel Vintage. The pop-up starts at 9 a.m. Learn more here.
Speaking of sipping… These Wines Go Perfectly With Girl Scout Cookies
Spring Fling Market at BoBrook Farms // Time for some fresh air. This outdoor market has live music, food trucks, lawn games, Easter Bunny photos and booths from more than 30 local vendors. Oh, did we mention the farm has its own winery? Be there 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Learn more here.
"No Tears Suite" Anniversary Broadcast // It's hard to believe it's been two years since the debut of this special collaboration between the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, Central High School, Oxford American and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Watch a special rebroadcast of the unique arrangement of the "No Tears Suite," a piece inspired by Melba Pattillo Beals’ memoir "Warriors Don’t Cry" about the Central High desegregation crisis. Showtime is 7 p.m. Learn more here.
Friday-Sunday, March 5-7
Vintage Market Days: Hello Spring at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds // Flea market fabulous is a thing. This popular traveling market is back and giving locals their fill of clothing, outdoor furnishings, antiques, art, home goods and more, just make sure to follow the social distancing rules. Shopping hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. all three days. Learn more here.
Antique Alley Arkansas // Not enough vintage love for you? This should do the trick. This market is taking over the space at 9300 Maumelle Blvd. with more than 200 booths selling 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 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Sunday. Learn more here.