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This Week in Argenta
This Week in Argenta

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 call 501-758-1720.

Now - October 31: 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 - November 2: Haunted Evening Tour, A popular attraction that introduces you to the ghostly side of Little Rock and the surrounding area. The tour departs from the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History every Friday night at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30, Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call Linda Howell at 501-681-3857 or visit

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 2 - 30: 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.

October 2: Live Entertainment!
Tales From the South at Starving Artist Cafe
Karaoke Night at Cornerstone Pub & Grill
The Joint hosts Jazz musician Michael Eubanks

October 3: Live Entertainment!
The Joint Venture Improv Group at The Joint
Riverfront Steakhouse hosts Ricky David Tripp

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

October 4: Live Entertainment!
Mainland Divide and Stephen Neeper Band at The Joint
Benihana features Lyle Dudley
Riverfront Steakhouse hosts Ricky David Tripp

October 5: NLR Chamber's October FYI Luncheon from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce. To reserve your seat call 501-372-5959, email NLRChamber@NLRChamber.org.

October 5: Live Entertainment!
Electile Dysfunction (Original comedy by The Main Thing) at The Joint
Riverfront Steakhouse hosts Ricky David Tripp
Benihana presents Lyle Dudley
Cregeen's Irish Pub features Fuggins Wheat Band
Cornerstone hosts DMite
Reno's Argenta Cafe presents Blue Collared Greens

October 5 - 27: 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.

October 6:The Keep North Little Rock Beautiful Committee is hosting another great cleanup event - The Arkansas River Cleanup. If you enjoy the Arkansas River as much as we do, help us to keep it clean. Everyone's invited - church groups, scout clubs, neighborhood associations, school teams, and individuals. Clean up supplies will be provide by the committee. To sign up, please email KNLRB@aol.com, visit www.Facebook.com/KNLRB or call Summer at 501-758-1424.

October 6: Live Entertainment!
Rodney Block Presents STEEL Album Release Concerts at The Joint
Benihana hosts Lyle Dudley
Riverfront Steakhouse features Ricky David Tripp
Cregeen's Irish Pub presents Steve Bates & Audrey Dean Kelley
Reno's Argenta Cafe hosts Sx Rex

October 6: Argenta's Annual Gems & Junk Sale will be Saturday October 6th from 7 a.m. - 1 p.m. This sale is neighborhood wide & they have a lot of choices for those looking for the extraordinary. Call Becky at 501-376-1127.

October 6: The 2nd Annual Regatta Exhibition and Junction Bridge Watch Party will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on the Arkansas River and the Junction Bridge. The sailing events will start at 3:30 p.m. The rowing events will start at 4:30 p.m. Vendors will be on sight with food and beverages. Mojo Depot will be performing. An awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. presented by Judge Buddy Villines, Mayor Hays and Mayor Stodola. All events on the Junction Bridge.

October 6: National Night Out - Melrose Outreach, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Melrose Park. Activities include: Food, music, games for the children, water balloons, card games, dominoes, poetry show and much more. Call, Margo Tenner, 501-352-0550.

October 6: Reggae, Hiphop & Old School Cruise aboard the Arkansas Queen Riverboat. Boarding at 10 p.m. cruising 10:30 p.m. - 1 a.m. Reserve by calling 501-372-5777.

October 6 - 27: 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.

October 9: Journey with Pat Benatar and Loverboy at Verizon Arena for 7 p.m. Tickets are $66 - $87.50. Tickets available to the Arena Box Office or through TicketMaster locations, call 501-745-3000 or visit www.TicketMaster.com.