February is Black History Month

 

To celebrate Black History Month, UA-Pulaski Technical College's The Center for Humanities and Arts (CHARTS) has a strong lineup of performers and exhibits during the month of February. Most events are free and open to the public.

 

 

 

The Great Inflatable Race comes to North Little Rock March 23

 

The "wackiest, craziest and bounciest obstacle fun run to hit the nation" returns to North Little Rock's Stone Links Golf Course this March. This friendly competition is a great way to get active and get outside with your friends and family.

 

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(use discount code NLRNEWS19 for 10% savings!)

 

 

Purple Cow grand opening (via Facebook)

 

New dining: Purple Cow

 

Purple Cow officially opened its first North Little Rock location in January next to McCain Mall at 4201 Warden Road. The local chain has been around Central Arkansas since 1989, serving gourmet burgers and old-fashioned soda fountain treats with a retro flair. The North Little Rock store also boasts a bar area and local beers on tap.

 

 

 

GIVEAWAY: VIP access for two to la Fleck and Abigail Washburn

 

We just got our hands on two VIP tickets to see "the king and queen of banjo" this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at UA-Pulaski Technical College's Center for Humanities and Arts. Enter to win on our Facebook page in less than two minutes. The tickets include premium seating and access to the Ben E. Keith VIP room with free food and libations.

 

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This month: LaxFest in North Little Rock

 

Little Rock LaxFest is back for its eighth year at Burns Park in North Little Rock! Scheduled for February 15 through February 17, LaxFest has become one of the largest lacrosse events in the region with more than 800 players from Arkansas, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri and Texas. This year we at the North Little Rock CVB are proud to sponsor LaxFest, come join us as we enjoy two exciting days of lacrosse. The event is free and open to the public.

 

 

 

USS Razorback submarine celebrates 75 years

 

You are invited to join the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum at 120 Riverfront Park Drive in North Little Rock to a 75th Birthday Celebration for the USS Razorback submarine on Wednesday, April 3, at 12 p.m. Special speakers include Retired Vice Admiral Kenneth Floyd; the grandson of the shipyard manager where USS Razorback was built, and the son of an airman rescued by the submarine during World War II. This event is free and open to the public.

 

 

 

#ExploreNLR hits milestone on Instagram

 

Thanks to hundreds of photographers - amateurs and professionals, local and visiting - we've now reached more than 9,000 images with our hashtag #ExploreNLR! Tagged images show a city full of art, music and natural beauty. More...

 

 

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Upcoming Events

 

 

Joëlle Storet: Awakening

Feb. 1

Thea Foundation

 

 

Dogtown Comedy Showcase

Feb. 1

The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse

 

 

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

Feb. 2

UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS

 

 

2019 River Trail 15K

Feb. 2

Burns Park Soccer Complex

 

 

Downtown Tip Off Club: Dave van Horn

Feb. 4

North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce

 

 

Wooden Boat Workshop

Feb. 6 - Feb. 10

Rock Town River Outfitters

 

 

Downtown Tip Off Club: Recruiting

Feb. 11

Wyndham Riverfront Hotel

 

 

Three Course Wine Dinner

Feb. 11

Ristorante Capeo

 

 

Festival of the Senses: A Classical Valentine

Feb. 12

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

 

 

Ballet Arkansas Presents Fire & Rain

Feb. 14 - Feb. 17

UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS

 

 

James Taylor & His All-Star Band

Feb. 15

Verizon Arena

 

 

Third Friday Argenta Art Walk

Feb. 15

Argenta Arts District

 

 

Ballet Arkansas Presents Mary Poppins

Feb. 17

UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS

 

 

Dwight Yoakam

Feb. 17

Verizon Arena

 

 

Epiphany: The Glow: The Hopes and Ambitions of a Rhymer

Feb. 19

UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS

 

 

Downtown Tip Off Club: Holly Rowe

Feb. 19

North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce

 

 

Angela Mitchell at Argenta Reading Series

Feb. 23

Argenta UMC

 

 

Jazz at The Joint: Nat Reeves

Feb. 25

The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse

 

 

Downtown Tip Off Club: Joe Foley

Feb. 25

Wyndham Riverfront Hotel

 

 

Shaun Boothe's The Unauthorized Biography Series

Feb. 27

UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS

 

 

Potluck & Poison Ivy: Lost Bayou Ramblers

Feb. 28

The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse

 

 

Newsies

Mar. 1 - Mar. 9

Argenta Community Theater

 

 

17th Annual Little Rock Marathon

Mar. 2

Downtown North Little Rock & Little Rock

 

 

Iris DeMent Concert & VIP Reception

Mar. 3

UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS

 

 

Festival of the Senses: A Mardi Gras Celebration

Mar. 5

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

 

 

Marvel Universe LIVE

Mar. 8 - Mar. 10

Verizon Arena

 

 

Jazz at The Joint: Steve Masakowski

Mar. 11

The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse

 

 

Third Friday Argenta Art Walk

Mar. 15

Argenta Arts District

 

 

20th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

Mar. 16

Argenta Arts District

 

 

The Great Inflatable Race

Mar. 23

Stone Links Golf Course

 

 

Potluck & Poison Ivy: Speaking of Dying with Trudy James

Mar. 28

The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse

 

 

75th Birthday Celebration of USS Razorback Submarine

April 3

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum

 

 

Sandwiching in History Tour

April 5

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum

 

 

Keep Your Chins Up

April 5 - June 15

The Joint Theater & Coffeehouse

 

 

Monster Jam

April 6

Verizon Arena

 

 

Crush Classics on the Patio: The Princess Bride

April 11

Crush Wine Bar

 

 

First Arkansas Travelers Home Game of the Season

April 11

Dickey-Stephens Park

 

 

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