Author archives: Maggie McNeary

Rock Town Distillery Turns 7

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Need plans for this weekend? Rock Town Distillery has you covered. The company is throwing a party Saturday to celebrate seven years of making whiskey in Little Rock. You may have been on one of their tours or gone to a bottling party, but it wasn’t like this. The distillery is offering free tours from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. during the day. A food truck wil[...]

Garden Party: Art and Cocktails in the Ozarks

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Garden party? Count us in. The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks will celebrate “vibrant, early summer garden beauty” Tuesday at the 10th Annual Art & Cocktails in the Garden, a flier says. Attendees will sample hors d’oeuvres, martinis and craft beer while they enjoy art in a natural setting. Local art will be presented by the Fayetteville Art Alliance[...]

5 Ways to Spend a Summer Day in NWA

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1. Float the Buffalo For a day full of water and sun, make a stop at Buffalo River Outfitters to rent some canoes and gather supplies, then put in near Ponca. Make sure you bring friends and plenty of sunscreen. While this stream may not be a challenge for experienced boaters, it can provide a good time for all. 2. Hike to Hawksbill Crag You’ll have[...]

Movies in the Park Brings the Silver Screen Outside

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This year, the annual Movies in the Park lineup mixes up the old and the new. Head to the First Security Amphitheater in Riverfront Park each Wednesday at sunset to see award winners and family favorites. Picnicking is encouraged and pets are allowed; check out the event’s website for more information. All movies are rated PG or PG-13. LA LA LAND (PG-13, [...]

Be Afraid: See the Terror Tuesday Series at Ron Robinson

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Get your horror fix during the Terror Tuesday Summer Series at the Ron Robinson Theater at 100 River Market Avenue in Little Rock. Admission to each movie is only $2. Head to the theater’s website or like it on Facebook for more information. Here’s the full list of horror movies the venue is showing this summer: THE AMAZING MR. X - June 6 at 6 p.m. ONE[...]

5 Acts You Can’t Miss at Riverfest

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A music festival that features around 30 different acts in three days, right in the heart of Little Rock: it’s Riverfest time again. Unfortunately, you might not be able to make it to every show, so here are our can’t-miss picks. Head to the Riverfest website for ticket prices and the full lineup. 1. Cage the Elephant You remember this band from their [...]

7 Farmers Markets to Visit Now in Central Arkansas

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Now that summer is in full swing in Arkansas, it’s time to get outside. Ditch your normal grocery shopping and stop by one of these local markets. Market on Merrill The Market on Merrill opened in May and will keep growing throughout the summer. Head to 1525 Merrill Dr. in Little Rock on three Thursday and Saturday mornings in June to pick up all you[...]