Weekend To-Do List: 11 Things To Check Out

Whether you’re wanting to see a play, eat some good food or just take in the greatness that is the capital city, you’ve got quite a few options this weekend.

Thursday (Nov. 6)

Swine and Dine at Table 28, 1501 Merrill Dr., Little Rock: There will be a four-course meal from Executive Chef Scott Rains, featuring local food, pork and pinot noir. Tickets are $65 per person. Click here for more information.

Warren Wolf & Wolfpack at South on Main, 1304 Main St., Little Rock: The second leg of South on Main’s four-concert jazz series welcomes Warren Wolf & Wolfpack on Thursday night. The concert begins at 8 p.m. It’s $20 for general admission and $30 for reserved seating. For more information, click here.

Friday (Nov. 7)

Wildwood Park’s Wine Reserve Dinner at Chenal Country Club, 10 Country Club Blvd., Little Rock: If you’re looking for an opportunity to wine and dine this weekend, keep in mind the Wildwood Park’s Wine Reserve Dinner. The event benefits the Wildwood Academy of Music & the Arts with a night of food, this year from Diamond Chef Dan Capello, and wine from sommelier Jonathan Looney. There will also be live entertainment and an auction. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $200. For more information, click here.

Busch League at Foster’s at The Rep, 601 Main St., Little Rock: Before you see “Wait Until Dark,” come early to Foster’s at The Rep for music from Sam Clark. The event is free and begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, click here.

Saturday (Nov. 8) 

The Color Run at River Market Pavilions, 400 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock: C’mon, it’s known as “The Happiest 5k on the Planet.” Who wouldn’t want to participate. For those who don’t know, The Color Run is not your normal 5k. In this one, you walk, run or jog while simultaneously being covered in different colors. Registration is $45 for individual runners and $40 per person for groups of four or more. The run begins at 9 a.m. Click here for more information. 

Arkansas Cornbread Festival at The Bernice Garden, 1401 S. Main St., Little Rock: This event began in 2011 because Anita Davis, a SoMa District legend, wanted to bring people together for some good food, good music and conversation. This event has grown into one attended by thousands each year. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for kids 6-12. Children five-years-old and younger get in free. For more information, click here.

The Little Rock Variety Society at Ron Robinson Theatre, 100 River Market Ave., Little Rock: Enjoy a night of acrobatics, aerial arts, stilt-walking and more at the Ron Robinson Theater in an event presented by ReCreation Studios. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the show. The show starts at 7 p.m. For more information, click here.

20th Annual Holiday Art Show at Gallery 26, 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock: There will be work from more than 60 Arkansas artists, including paintings, drawings, pottery, photographs and more, at the annual Holiday Art Show at Gallery 26. The show has an opening reception set for 7 p.m. Saturday. There will be live music from Kevin Kerby. The gallery will be open through Jan. 10. For questions, email Gallery26@gmail.com or call Renee at 664-8996.

Thursday-Sunday (Nov. 6-9) 

“Wait Until Dark” at Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St., Little Rock: It’s the last weekend to see The Rep’s thriller, “Wait Until Dark.” For more information on the play, check out our Q&A with the cast and a review of the show. Click here for tickets and show times.

Saturday-Sunday (Nov. 8-9)

The Clinton Years: George Fisher’s Political Cartoons at Arkansas Arts Center, 501 E. 9th St., Little Rock: George Fisher, an Arkansas native and political cartoonist, will display some of his work from the rise of Bill Clinton, from his years as attorney general to his tenure as governor. The exhibition is free to view and will be displayed through Nov. 23.

Beethoven & Blue Jeans at Maumelle Performing Arts Center, 100 Victory Lane, Maumelle: Put on your comfy blue jeans and come see a show from the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Phillip Mann will be joined by Sharon Isbin for the annual show, Beethoven & Blue Jeans. The orchestra, along with Isbin, will perform Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. Show times are 7:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets range from $35-$58. For more information, click here.

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