What’s Happening in Downtown North Little Rock?

Downtown-North-Little-Rock-Main-Street-AKA-Argenta-2565The picture on the left is the  300-400 Block of Main St. in Argenta, Downtown, North Little Rock, Arkansas. Up and down this three  block area of Main Street you will find restaurants and businesses such as Cornerstone Pub and Grill, Cregeen’s Irish Pub, Reno’s Argenta Cafe’, Ristorante Capeo, Starving Artist Cafe’, The Joint Comedy Club, Mug’s Café and Crush Wine Bar. You will also find Argenta’s Farmers Market on Saturday mornings through the end of October. All these businesses on Main Street are conveniently located near Trolley Stops on the River Rail Trolley line. The trolleys actually spend the night in the Trolley Barn behind the Farmers Market at 6th and Main.

While visiting Argenta you should also check a few of the art galleries in the area. This part of town is also called the Argenta Arts District. Every third Friday night of each month from 6-8  pm the art galleries stay open for these 3rd Friday Night Art Walks. There are also artist in booths on Main Street during these art walks.

While on Main Street in Argenta  you don’t want to miss a visit to  Galaxy Furniture located in the old historic JC Penny store at 304 Main Street. This store is right in the middle of all the restaurants and is full of eclectic items: retro furniture, vintage furniture, office furniture, collectibles, hand made glass, pottery and iron work—not to mention thousands of other unusual items—and tons of old-style vinyl record albums. The Trolley passes by the store and  their are two Trolley Stops nearby on Main Street.

List of Attractions in North Little Rock

For a listing of attractions in the downtown North Little Rock and Argenta Arts District area click this link: Downtown North Little Rock Attractions

June 25: Ristorante Capeo Weekly Dinner and Wine Specials include Chicken and Sausage Cannelloni and the delicious Sundried Tomato Risotto of the Week. Visit www.capeo.us for details or reservations.

June 25: Live Entertainment!
The Joint Venture Improv Comedy at The Joint

June 26: Live Entertainment!
The Joint features Armadillo Rodeo

June 27: Live Entertainment!
“Just Shut Up & Drive” Original Comedy at The Joint

June 27-29: Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza Fishing Tournament, Arkansas’s Largest Amateur Bass Tournament, produced by the Arkansas Hospitality Association, will encompass the entire length of the Arkansas River. This tournament is for amateur anglers. www.ArkansasBigBass.com for more information.

June 28: Live Entertainment!
“Just Shut Up & Drive” Original Comedy at The Joint

June 28: Tail Waggin’ Tutors, children reading to dogs, 10:30 a.m., Argenta Branch Library, 506 Main Street, North Little Rock’s Argenta Arts District, call 501.687.1061 for more information.

June 28: Argenta Farmers Market, 7 a.m.-noon, 520 Main Street.

July 1: Live Entertainment!
The Joint features Stand-Up Tuesdays hosted by Adam Hogg

North Little Rock Verizon Arena Upcoming Events

August 8: James Taylor

Verizon Arena: 1 Verizon Arena Way, North Little Rock. For tickets to these events call 800-745-3000 or go online.

For a complete listing for all current events at Verizon Arena and other places in the area please visit the Calendar Links Page listed on the top of this page or click here: arkansasfunguide.us calendar links page

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