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This Week in Argenta
This Week in Argenta

September 24: Crush Wine Bar hosts a Beer Tasting with Marshall Brewing.The beers for the evening include Sundown Wheat, Old Pavilion Pilsner, McNellie's Pub Ale, Atlas IPA, & Oktoberfest.  Crush Wine Bar is located at 318 Main Street, Argenta Arts District, downtown North Little Rock. Call 501-374-9463 for more information.

September 25: Tales from the South, a live taping of the radio series, is held weekly on Tuesdays at Starving Artist CafeĀ“. Cost: $5 admission plus dinner. Dinner begins at 5 p.m.; taping begins at 7 p.m. Seating is limited. For details, call 501-372-7976, visit www.TalesFromTheSouth.com.

Now - November 27: Top of the Rock Chorus Recruits Singers - Top of the Rock Chorus is a non-profit organization and the Little Rock chapter of Sweet Adelines International. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. at Cornerstone Bible Fellowship. Call Nancy Loney, 501-231-1119 or visit www.TopOfTheRockChorus.org.

Now - September 30: Argenta Bead Company hosts jewelry & bead classes at 703 N. Main St., Argenta Arts District, downtown North Little Rock. For more information call 501.537.0928 - (main line), 501.944.7161 - (shop cell) or email beadchick@argentabead.com. Store Hours are Monday - Friday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  

Now - October 28: Laman Library presents "Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings." A Traveling exhibition organized by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. Visit www.LamanLibrary.org or call 501-758-1720.

September 25: Live Entertainment!
Tales From the South at Starving Artist Cafe
Karaoke Night at Cornerstone Pub & Grill
The Joint features Acoustic Open Mic Night

September 26: Live Entertainment!
The Joint features "The Joint Venture" Comedy Improv Troupe

September 27: 19th Annual Taste of the Town from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Dickey-Stephens Park. Come out to network and taste what your town has to offer. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. For tickets or details visit www.NLRTasteOfTheTown.com.

September 27: Live Entertainment!
The Joint features Rodney Block & The Real Music Lovers
Dogtown Open Mic Night at Cornerstone Pub & Grill
Benihana hosts Michael Eubank

September 28: Carousel Argenta Walking Club meets every Friday from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Carousel Fit-4-Life Wellness Center in downtown NLR. Cost $10 per month - first visit FREE! Call 501-372-3348 or visit www.CarouselFit-4-Life.org. Carousel is located at 513 Main Street, Argenta Arts District, downtown North Little Rock

September 28: Live Entertainment!
"Electile Dysfunction" original comedy about the election at The Joint.  
Reno's Argenta Cafe presents Jim Stewart
Benihana features Michael Eubank
Cornerstone Pub & Grill hosts RipStar
Cregeen's Irish Pub presents Angeline Jolly

September 29: Argenta Farmers Market at 6th and Main Streets from 7 a.m. - NOON on Saturdays. On the River Rail Trolley route with FREE parking. For details visit www.ArgentaArtsDistrict.org.

September 29: Live Entertainment!
"Electile Dysfunction" original comedy about the election at The Joint.  
Cregeen's Irish Pub hosts Moonshine Mafia
Reno's Argenta Cafe presents Stiff Neck Fools
Benihana features Michael Eubank
Cornerstone Pub & Grill hosts Playalaid

September 29: Enjoy a Lunch or Dinner Cruise aboard the Arkansas Queen Riverboat. Dinner Cruises Fri. and Sat. at 6:30 p.m.; Lunch Cruises on Sat. at 11:30 a.m. Call 501-372-5777 or visit www.ArkansasQueen.com.

September 29: Big Dam Bridge 100 - The start of the race will be at La Harpe in Little Rock. The finish line will be at Main and 5th streets in North Little Rock. Distances offered: 16, 30, 50, 68, and 100 miles. For details visit www.TheBigDamBridge100.com.

September 29: Big Dam Bridge 100 Finale Fest from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Main Street from 5th to Broadway. The Argenta Arts Foundation is hosting a family-friendly event to celebrate the riders of the Bid Dam Bridge 100 Bike Tour at the finish line in the Argenta Arts District. Downtown North Little Rock will be closed to traffic, and pedestrians are encouraged to enjoy the live music, craft shows, gallery walks and the good food at the many restaurants on Main Street. Visit www.ArgentaArtsDistrict.org for details.

September 29: 4th Annual Family Fun Fest from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Dickey-Stephens Park. Admission: $5 Adults, Children 12 and under FREE. Enjoy a family atmosphere featuring live music and entertainment, a Kids & Teen Zone with inflatables, hands-on activities, exciting games, rock climbing wall, creative crafts and over 100 vendor booths to visit ranging from business services to arts and crafts. For details visit www.NLRFamilyFunFest.org or contact the NLR Chamber at 501-372-5959.

Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Museum: Located on the west side of Verizon Arena. Open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Call 501-663-4328 or visit www.ArkSportsHallOfFame.com for more information.

The U.S.S. Razorback Submarine: Visit the USS Razorback (SS 394), a BALAO Class Fleet Submarine located at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum. Ask about Birthday Parties and Group Overnight Stays! Summer Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sundays 1 p.m.-6 p.m. CLOSED Monday & Tuesday. Visit www.AIMM.museum for details. To schedule a group tour call 501-371-8320 or e-mail: info@AIMM.Museum.

The Beacon of Peace and Hope and surrounding Peace Garden presents a special welcome to visitors. Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) worked with the City of NLR and the submariners to build this monument for peace and reconciliation.

October 2: "As Goes Janesville" Free Screening, Community Cinema offers free advance screening of 'As Goes Janesville' at Laman Library for 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The documentary explores Wisconsin town coping with life after closing of General Motors plant. Call 501-758-1720, visit www.LamanLibrary.org.

October 4: American Heart Association Festival of Wines 2012 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Dickey-Stephens Park. The largest wine festival in the state! Over 600 wines from around the world, hors d'oeuvres from area restaurants and silent and premier auctions. All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association. Ticket price - $60 in advance, $75 at the door. Visit www.Heart.org/LRWineFestival or call 501-375-9148.

October 4: Cruise for the Kids on the Arkansas Queen Riverboat from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Benefits the Arkansas Rice Depot's Food for Kids Program, a backpack program that sends kid-friendly food home with students after school. Tickets are $50 each. The price of your ticket feeds one child fifty meals! Call Jan Scholl at 501-951-0866 or visit www.CruiseForTheKids2012.eventbrite.com.