High Weekend Occasions in Arkansas: September 2-5


There are all the time nice issues to do within the Pure State, and AY About You has compiled a number of the most enjoyable occasions in Arkansas this weekend.


Thursday, September 2

What: Tails & Tunes: Cliff & Susan Reside

The place: Little Rock Zoo (Little Rock)

When: 6 pm to 9 pm

Everybody’s favourite, Tails & Tunes, is again for the month of September! To get the month began, Cliff & Susan might be performing on the Civitan Elephant Stage. Friends can keep late roaming by their favourite displays after which head to the stage for music. Meals distributors and beer and wine might be obtainable for buy. Reserve your tickets right here.


Thursday, September 2

What: Flip Arkansas Teal

The place: President Clinton Pedestrian Bridge (Little Rock)

When: 7:30 pm to eight:30 pm

In honor of Ovarian Most cancers Consciousness Month, the Clinton Presidental Library bridge is popping teal tonight. The library might be honoring survivors and remembering those that handed. Be part of the library in celebrating the lives of all these affected by ovarian most cancers.


Friday, September 3

What: Cruise Nights 2021

The place: David’s Burgers (North Little Rock)

When: 5 pm

Traditional vehicles and traditional burgers — what’s higher than that? The primary Friday of each month is a special occasion for the North Little Rock location of David’s Burgers, and sadly, the enjoyable will come to a detailed subsequent month. All automobile followers and golf equipment are welcome to attend with their favourite rides. And don’t neglect to order a number of of David’s well-known burgers.


Friday, September 3

What: September 2021 Downtown Artwork Stroll

The place: Downtown Russellville

When: 6 pm

Downtown Russellville’s Artwork Walks have been voted “Greatest Native Occasion” a number of years in a row, so the board of administrators after all needed to convey it again — with masks and social distancing inspired. Native artists might be that includes their artwork down the Major Avenue strip with collaborating companies. Witness the expertise locally!


Friday, September 3

What: First Friday Market: Off to the Truthful

The place: Washington Avenue (Camden)

When: 6 pm to 9 pm

The town of Camden is internet hosting “First Friday Market” on the, you guessed it, first Friday of each month. In lieu of truthful season about to start, this week’s theme is “Off to the Truthful.” The Ouachita Nation Truthful Board might be on the Market with armbands for carnival rides, a petting zoo and a mechanical cow for kids to “milk.” Featured writer at Hollis Evans Floral, Nyla Clemons, a ninth-grade scholar at Bearden, might be on the Market to speak about her e-book Cloaked in Flames. Brody McKinney is bringing the stay music, and company are inspired to convey their garden chairs and loosen up. Hit up the native distributors that may arrange across the space, and make sure you go to with native organizations and nonprofits to study extra about their trigger. To prime all of it off, Miss Arkansas Whitney Williams might be in attendance to talk and participate within the late-night market.


Friday, September 3

What: Riffs at Stifft (feat. Jameson Burton & Tai Nishiuchi)

The place: Stone’s Thow Brewing (Little Rock)

When: 7 pm

For no cowl cost to get in, head to Stifft Station’s Stone’s Throw for native musicians Tai Nishiuchi and Jameson Burton. Pizza might be offered by the slice from Pizza D’Motion and house-brewed beer and cider on faucet.


Friday, September 3 – Saturday, September 4

What: Scorching Springs Blues Fest

The place: Hill Wheatley Plaza (Scorching Springs)

When: Instances range

The Scorching Springs Blues Fest is again for 2 days of horns and soul. Native favorites Spa Metropolis Youngbloods, The Ghost City Blues Band, Port Metropolis Blues Society Gamers and others are lined up for the weekend with various takes on the blues sound. Discover the complete schedule of musicians right here. Come able to rock, loosen up and reset with good music, good meals and good drinks.


Friday, September 3 – Saturday, September 4

What: fifth Annual No Restrict Riders 

The place: Hilton Backyard Inn (West Little Rock)

When: Instances range

No Restrict Riders is again with a weekend devoted to bikers and bike fans. Friday kicks off with a number of events hosted by DJ Jock, DJ Tic and few others that may hold the enjoyable going to the following evening. Saturday features a day celebration at Rock Metropolis Harley adopted by a Harley Cruiser Bike Present and Greatest In Present Sling Shot. Discover extra info and the schedule right here.


Saturday, September 4

What: Arkansas Rasta Enjoyable 5k Run/Stroll & Reggae Jam Down

The place: North Shore Riverwalk (North Little Rock)

When: 9 am

The John Cain Basis organized the Arkansas Rasta 5k Run/Stroll and Reggae Jam All the way down to have a good time love, peace, unity and the tradition of reggae music. The Reggae Jam Down will happen earlier than and after the race, together with distributors, meals vehicles and extra. Every participant within the race will obtain a Rasta Madallion on the finish of the 5k to have a good time their completion. A portion of the proceeds might be donated to the John Cain Basis. Discover extra info and sign-up right here.


Saturday, September 4

What: First Saturday Meals Pantry Assortment Drive-in & Drop-off

The place: Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church (Sherwood)

When: 9 am

The Sylvan Hills United Methodist Church is attempting to beat its document of donating 4,959 kilos of meals to people and households of the neighborhood in want, with a purpose of 5,000 kilos this month. On the primary Saturday of each month, the neighborhood is invited to take part within the Drive-in and Drop-off occasion by Sylvan Hills United Methodist to assist assist food-insecure people and households. The nonperishable merchandise of the month for September is canned pasta.


Saturday, September 4

What: Faucette Festivals

The place: Major Avenue and Washington Ave. (North Little Rock)

When: 12 pm to eight pm

The Faucette Competition is bringing music, meals, neighborhood and enjoyable for all the household. Featured artists embrace Dr. Unk, DJ Haze, VBYZ, Nameless, X Issue and extra.


Saturday, September 4

What: Haunted Arsenal Tour

The place: MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Navy Historical past (Little Rock)

When: 7 pm

Be part of Linda Howell and members of the Arkansas Ghost Catchers for a tour of the Haunted Arsenal within the MacArthur Museum. The arsenal dates again to 1840, and the story goes that a lot of its earlier inhabitants are nonetheless hanging round. Tour company will be capable to discover rooms of the constructing that museum company are usually not allowed entry to. Of those forbidden locations is the tower the place Sarge is understood to linger. Utilizing gear for contacting the spirit world, the Ghost Catchers are permitting tour company to see firsthand all the course of. Beginning this weekend, the Haunted Arsenal excursions might be held each Saturday of September. Contact Linda Howell at (501) 681-3857 for reservations and extra info.


Saturday, September 4

What: Skillet 

The place: Magic Springs Theme and Water Park (Scorching Springs)

When: 7 pm

Skillet is in Arkansas for the Magic Springs live performance collection, and you realize the drill by now: seize your chairs and blankets to loosen up in one of many ultimate summer time evenings of the 12 months. Season and day passes to the park are tickets to the live performance.


Saturday, September 4 – Sunday, September 5

What: Downtown Junk Fest

The place: Outdated City Van Buren

When: 9 am to five pm

Antiques, repurposed objects, classic clothes, jewellery, handmade items, architectural rescues, farmhouse decor, seasonal planting and meals — is there something Downtown Junk Fest doesn’t have? From 9 to five, as Dolly Parton would possibly say, head to Outdated City Van Buren on Saturday and Sunday to search out your items.


Saturday, September 4 – Sunday, September 5

What: Reside Music on the Patio

The place: River Backside Vineyard (Roland)

When: 4 pm

Trey Johnson is headed to the patio at River Backside Vineyard for each Saturday and Sunday. There might be followers (each folks and the machines that blow chilly air), chilled wine and wine-a-ritas obtainable to order. Seize your folks and revel in two nights of music and drinks.


Sunday, September 5

What: La Maquinara Nortena 

The place: Magic Springs Theme and Water Park (Scorching Springs)

When: 6:30 pm

September is Hispanic Heritage Month, and Magic Springs helps the celebration get began with a efficiency by La Maquinara Nortena. The group might be joined En La Animacion, El JR and Conjunto Acero. As a particular addition to the celebration, Sunday concert events permit company to convey coolers of their favourite meals and drinks (non-alcoholic). Season and day passes are tickets to the live performance.


Sunday, September 5

What: Betcha

The place: Stickyz Rock N’ Roll Hen Shack (Little Rock)

When: 8 pm

The Nashville-based different rock band Betcha is coming to Stickyz to point out what this group of faculty greatest mates can do. Betcha has opened for The Band Camino on the Rev Room, so this isn’t their first time in Little Rock. They’re again for extra. Doorways open at 7 pm and the present will begin at 8 pm. Reserved seat tickets are $12 per individual upfront and offered as desk reservations. Common admission, or standing room, is $10. Discover extra info and ticket gross sales right here.


Sunday, September 5

What: Labor Day Fireworks

The place: Lake Hamilton (Scorching Springs)

When: 8:40 pm

After a three-year hiatus, Scorching Springs’ Labor Day fireworks show is again. The present might be synced with music on 97.5 FM US97 Nation for spectators to get pleasure from. The fireworks might be shot from the center of Lake Hamilton on the east aspect of Freeway 7 on the first freeway bridge reverse the Doubletree Scorching Springs. So discover your excellent spot in that space!


Friday, September 3 – Sunday, September 5

What: Massive Race Weekend

The place: 4401 Arlene Laman Dr. (North Little Rock)

When: Instances range

Bonzai BMX is bringing a full weekend of BMX driving for riders and spectators. There might be meals, drinks and lots of alternatives to hang around with the BMX neighborhood. Discover the complete schedule right here, together with entry charges for the State Qualifier and Arkansas State Last.


Friday, September 3 – Sunday, September 5

What: Arkansas Vacationers vs. Wichita

The place: Dickey-Stephens Park (North Little Rock)

When: Instances range

This weekend marks the final house video games of the season for the Travs, so get your tickets now. There might be fireworks each Friday and Saturday nights to have a good time the season at Dickey-Stephens. Discover the schedule of this weekend’s video games and the following few weeks of away video games right here. Get your tickets right here.


Sunday, September 5 – Saturday, September 11

What: 2021 Scorching Spring County Truthful

The place: Scorching Spring County Fairgrounds (Malvern)

When: Instances range

The truthful enjoyable kicks off this weekend for the Scorching Spring County Truthful. Bringing the brand new and outdated collectively, the truthful will characteristic favourite points of interest and occasions together with a number of shock occasions for all the household. Discover extra info and a schedule of occasions right here.


Weekend Lineup at George’s Majestic Lounge:

September 2:

  • Minnesota with VCTRE; doorways open at 7 pm, and the present begins at 8:30 pm; tickets are $18 to $20.

September 3:

  • Completely satisfied Hour with the Nace Brothers and Rackensack; doorways open at 5 pm, and the present begins at 6 pm; tickets are $8.
  • Growth Kinetic; doorways open at 8:30 pm, and the present begins at 9 pm; tickets are $12.

September 4:

  • The Fabulous Freddie Mercury Tribute; doorways open at 7 pm, and the present begins at 8:30 pm; tickets are $20 to $25.


Weekend Lineup at Railyard Reside:

September 3:

  • The 1 Oz. Jig; doorways open at 7 pm, and the present begins at 8 pm; tickets are $0 to $20.

September 4:

  • The Final Prince Tribute; doorways open at 7 pm, and the present begins at 8 pm; tickets are $0 to $20.


On at the present time…

  • On September 2, 1666, the Nice Fireplace of London started at 2 am on Pudding Lane. 80 p.c of London was destroyed.
  • On September 2, 1798, the primary financial institution theft within the U.S. occurred on the Financial institution of Pennsylvania. $162,821 was stolen.
  • On September 2, 1901, President Theodore Roosevelt suggested “Communicate softly and carry an enormous stick.”
  • On September 2, 1902, the primary sci-fi movie A Journey to the Moon was launched.
  • On September 2, 1931, Bing Crosby made his solo radio debut.
  • On September 2, 1940, the Nice Smoky Mountains Nationwide Park was devoted.
  • On September 2, Anne Frank was despatched to the Auschwitz focus camp.
  • On September 2, President Barack Obama turned the primary president to go to the Arctic Circle at Kotzebue, Alaska.


  • On September 3, 1838, Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery below the disguise of a sailor.
  • On September 3, 1944, the 68th and ultimate transport of Dutch Jews (together with Anne Frank) left from Westerbork to the Auschwitz focus camp.
  • On September 3, 1964, U.S. Lawyer Common Robert F. Kennedy resigned from his place.
  • On September 3, 1964, the Wilderness Act was signed into legislation by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
  • On September 3, 1971, John Lennon left the UK for NYC. He by no means made it again to the UK.
  • On September 3, 1995, eBay was based by Pierre Omidyar.


  • On September 4, 476, the Western Roman Empire fell after Romulus Augustulus abdicated his place as emperor to forces led by Odoacer.
  • On September 4, 1609, navigator Henry Hudson was the primary European to search out the island of Manhattan.
  • On September 4, 1888, the primary roll-film digicam, registered as Kodak, is patented by George Eastman.
  • On September 4, 1893, English writer Beatrix Potter wrote the story of Peter Rabbit for a 5-year-old boy.
  • On September 4, 1957, former Governor of Arkansas Orval Faubus known as within the Nationwide Guard to stop the Little Rock 9 from coming into Little Rock Central Excessive Faculty.
  • On September 4, 1965, the Beatles’ single “Assist” hits No. 1.


  • On September 5, 1666, the Nice Fireplace of London ended with 13,200 homes destroyed and eight lifeless.
  • On September 5, 1698, Russian Tsar Peter the Nice positioned a tax on beards.
  • On September 5, 1793, The French Revolution “Reign of Terror” started.
  • On September 5, 1961, President JFK started underground nuclear testing.
  • On September 5, Lynette Fromme tried assassination on President Gerald Ford.
  • On September 5, 1991, Nelson Mandela was chosen as president of the African Nationwide Congress.


Well-known Birthdays:

  • Liliuokalani, the final queen of Hawaii, was born on September 2, 1838.
  • A.G. Spalding, Baseball Corridor of Fame pitcher and co-founder of Spalding Sporting Items firm, was born on September 2, 1850.
  • Steve Porcaro, rock keyboardist and vocalist for Toto, was born on September 2, 1957.
  • Keanu Reeves, Canadian actor, was born on September 2, 1964.
  • Salma Hayek, Mexican-American actress, was born on September 2, 1966.
  • Spencer Smith, American rock drummer for Panic! on the Disco, was born on September 2, 1987.


  • Louis Sullivan, American architect and “father of skyscrapers” was born on September 3, 1856.
  • Frank Christian, American jazz trumpet participant, was born on September 3, 1887.
  • Charlie Sheen, American actor, was born on September 3, 1965.
  • Shaun White, American snowboarder, was born on September 3, 1986.


  • William Lyons, British industrialist and “Mr. Jaguar” of Jaguar vehicles, was born on September 4, 1901.
  • Henry Ford II, grandson of Henry Ford, was born on September 4, 1917.
  • Beyonce Knowles, American pop and R&B singer, songwriter, producer and actress, was born on September 4, 1981.


  • Jesse James, American outlaw, was born on September 5, 1847.
  • Bob Newhart, American comic, was born on September 5, 1929.
  • Freddie Mercury, British singer and songwriter, was born on September 5, 1946.



September: Nationwide Hispanic Heritage Month

September 2:

  • Nationwide Blueberry Popsicle Day
  • V-J Day
  • World Coconut Day


September 3:

  • U.S. Bowling League Day
  • Skyscraper Day
  • Nationwide School Colours Day
  • Nationwide Lazy Mother’s Day
  • Nationwide Meals Financial institution Day

September 4:

  • Nationwide Wildlife Day
  • Nationwide Newspaper Service Day
  • Nationwide Macadamia Nut Day
  • Nationwide Tailgating Day
  • World Beard Day
  • Nationwide Spice Mix Day

September 5:

  • Cheese Pizza Day
  • Be Late for One thing Day
  • Worldwide Day of Charity
  • Jury Rights Day


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