Get ready for food trucks, festivals and lots of yoga.
Thursday, May 13
Delta After Dark at The Filling Station // Brinner is one of the world's greatest gifts. You can't convince us otherwise. Get your fill from Delta Biscuit Company at the NLR food truck court in Park Hill and thank us later. Stop by 5-8 p.m. Learn more here.
Friday, May 14
Food Truck Fridays at Simmons Bank Arena // Who's hungry? Every Friday this season, you can load up on deliciousness in the arena parking lot. This week's trucks are Lonestar BBQ & Taco Company, Margo’s Catfish Diner, The Boil, CJ’s Grace Place and Loblolly Creamery. Mask up and stop in 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Learn more here.
Speaking of... The Main Street Food Truck Festival Returns This Fall
Second Friday Art Night at the Main Street Pocket Park // 2FAN is back and in person, baby. The after-hours gallery walk of downtown businesses is hosting its first gathering in far too long at the new park, aka the green space between the Donaghey Plaza North Building and parking deck on Main. Stop by to enjoy live music from The Going Jessies and sip brews from Stone's Throw, plus the chance to meet local artists and learn more about local art organizations.The fun runs 5-8 p.m. Learn more here.
Lili's Grand Opening at The Bernice Garden // We've haven't been able to stop thinking about this new Mexican street food truck since we got a taste last week. Join us on the Lili's train and try it for yourself alongside mariachi music, face painting for the kiddos and drinks for the grownups. Be there 5-8 p.m. Learn more here.
Saturday, May 15
Pop-Up Shop & Outdoor Yoga with Eden Salt Studio // Bring on the fresh air. Spread out in the parking lot with Eden owner and yoga instructor Tori Jones in this all-levels class, then stick around to shop local wellness vendors. Grab your mat and be there at 9:30 a.m. Learn more here.
Wait, what's a salt studio? Learn about Jones and her studio here.
Arkansas Made - Arkansas Proud Market at War Memorial Stadium // We're all about that #shoplocal life, meaning this market is right up our alley. Designed to feature local creators, this market will offer shoppers their choice of unique pieces of art, jewelry and plenty of crafts handmade or produced here in The Natural State, plus live music and eats and drinks. Shopping hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Learn more here.
Young Arkansas Artists Family Festival // This annual Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts show (formerly the Arkansas Arts Center) features artwork from kids all over the state. The exhibit opens digitally this year with a virtual presentation of the pieces, as well as some family-friendly, at-home art activities. The fest starts at 11 a.m. Learn more here.
Pottery Workshop at Bella Vita Jewelry // Breadmaking is so 2020. Give a new hobby a try at this hands-on class with Chris Swasta of Rolling Hills Pottery where you'll go home with a new mug or vase. Class starts at 1 p.m. Learn more here.
Goat Yoga at Whisperwood Ranch // Not into downward dog? This all-levels outdoor sesh is led by yogis Kelly Ransom and Jo Ann Camp, and yes, you get to experience it surrounded by friendly goats along with refreshments from Lost Forty and door prizes. It starts at 5 p.m. Learn more here.
Thursday - Saturday, May 13-15
Made in Arkansas Film Festival // Now in its third year, the fest returns in virtual fashion. The goal is to promote local talent by featuring films made right here in The Natural State. Filmmakers from across Arkansas, plus those with a connection to Arkansas, submitted their films, from which the public can vote on their favorites. Learn more here.
Sunday, May 16
Grand Opening at AcScents Soap Co. // So fresh and so clean. This new SoMa shop is opening its doors to the public, offering up all its soaps, oils, grooming and beauty products. Stop in for discounts, demos, samples and first dibs on all the goods. Be there noon - 9 p.m. Learn more here.
India Aid Yoga Pop-Up at Sixth House Studio // Downtown's newest yoga studio is hosting an all-levels yoga class with proceeds going to benefit COVID-19 relief in India. The session will feature slow, simple movement with an emphasis on stillness and meditation. Class starts at 4 p.m. in person or via Zoom. Learn more here.
Free Vaccine Clinics:
- Friday: Drive-thru Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic at Baptist Health Community Outreach
- Saturday: First dose vaccine clinic with Chenal Family Therapy at 10800 Financial Centre Pkwy., Ste. 290
Playing at the North Little Rock Drive-In:
"The Sandlot" - Friday at 8 p.m.
Saturday: Argenta Farmers Market (formerly Dogtown Market)
Saturday: Little Rock Farmers Market
Saturday: White Water Tavern Market
Sunday: Bernice Garden Farmers Market
Not sure what else is open? Check out our farmers market guide.