Yoga and tigers and beer — oh, yes.

 

Friday, July 9

Bear Foot Amber Launch Day at Diamond Bear Brewing Company // It's been more than a year since Diamond Bear released a new brew (in the pre-COVID times), so they're doing it up right for the return. Bear Foot is a Caribbean-style amber lager, so come try it out with menu specials, live music and  giveaways 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Learn more here. 

Second Friday Art Night in downtown Little Rock // Bring on the 2FAN. It’s time for the monthly roundup of downtown businesses opening their doors (some in person, some virtually) for an after-hours gallery walk. Highlights include a stop by Emily Wood at Crying Weasel Vintage, Rolling Hills Pottery at Bella Vita and exhibit openings at the Galleries at Library Square and Historic Arkansas Museum. The fun lasts 5-8 p.m. Learn more here

 

Saturday, July 10

Breakfast with a Twist at the Little Rock Zoo // Animal lovers, this is for you. The zoo's breakfast series serves guests a yummy meal alongside some of its most iconic animals, plus a session with Painting with a Twist. Up this week? Tigers. Breakfast is served at 8 a.m. Learn more here.

One Year Anniversary Bash at The Filling Station // Somehow it's been a whole year since the food truck court made its debut in Park Hill. Come celebrate with lots of food trucks, music and karaoke. Stop by 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Learn more here.

Flow with Love Community Yoga at ZenStudio // Flow for a good cause this weekend as local Lululemon ambassador Sarah Pilcher leads a class for all expertise levels. The session is free, but donations are encouraged and will go toward the Human Rights Campaign. Join in person or online at 11 a.m. Learn more here. 

12th Anniversary Celebration at The Green Corner Store // More birthday parties? Yes, please. This SoMa staple is marking a dozen years of goodness with a sidewalk market, giveaways, music and more. Plus, 12% of proceeds go to Dunbar Garden. Be there noon - 4 p.m. Learn more here.

"Revival" Exhibit at The Bernice Garden // Dubbed as "an exhibition about resilience in the face of trauma, loss and life changes," this show will be on display for public viewing outdoors. The exhibit features artists Jenn Terrell, Mary Gentle, Drew Gentle and Unique the Deaf Dancer. See it 4-8 p.m. Learn more here. 

"The Green Book: Guide to Freedom" Virtual Watch Party // Coinciding with its current exhibit "The Negro Motorist Green Book," the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center is hosting a virtual screening of this Smithsonian Channel documentary on the guide that helped Black Americans travel safely across the country for decades. Showtime is 2 p.m. Learn more here.

Plus: MTCC Plans Block Party to Close Out ‘Green Book’ Exhibit

 

Thursday & Saturday, July 8 & 10

Creative Workshops at Bella Vita Jewelry // If you're looking to try something new this summer, here's your chance. The downtown shop is hosting a full lineup of classes all season long. Learn about birth charts with Michelle Rhodes of Moon and Myrrh on Thursday, or make incense burners and trinket dishes with Chris Swasta of Rolling Hills Pottery on Saturday. Learn more here. 

 

Friday & Saturday, July 9 & 10

PATH Sale at 25 Collins Industrial Place // For two days, this NLR space will be filled with clothes, homegoods, tools, furniture and more, all up for sale to benefit Partners Against Trafficking Humans. Stop by, shop and join the cookout while you're there. Hours are 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. each day. Learn more here.