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Little Rock Event Calendar - September, 2011

September Festivals & Events in Little Rock and Arkansas

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September 15 - 17, 2011

  • Duck Duck Goose Children's Consignment Sale is all day at the Arkansas State Fair Grounds in the Hall of Industry. Free admission.

September 16, 2011

  • The Gala for Life for the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute starts at 6 p.m. at the Statehouse Convention Center. Tickets are $500.
  • Clinton School lecture on "The State of the Economy" by Loretta Sanchez, Congresswoman, D-Calif. Starts at 8 a.m. Reserve your seats by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu or calling 501-683-5239.
  • "An Evening with Najee" from 7-10 p.m. at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center. Najee is a multi platinum internationally renowned jazz saxophonist. Tickets range from $50 up to $100.
  • Wine Reserve Dinner from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Arkansas Governor's Mansion. A five course meal to support Wildwood Park. Tickets are $150.

September 17, 2011

September 18, 2011

September 20, 2011

  • Clinton School lecture by Ruby Bridges, the first black student to integrate an all-white elementary school in the South. Starts at 6 p.m. Reserve your seats by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu, or calling 501-683-5239.

September 21, 2011

  • Little Beginnings Toddler Program: Trees at the Old State House Museum. Starts at 10:30. For children ages 2-4 with parent.
  • "Ring of Fire: The Songs of Johnny Cash," a panel discussion at 12 p.m. at the Clinton School of Public Service in partnership with the Arkansas Repertory Theatre. Reserve your seats by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu, or calling 501-683-5239.

September 22, 2011

  • AY Magazine's Runway for a Cause from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clear Channel Metroplex. Luncheon and fashion show to benefit breast cancer research. Tickets $50.
  • Lecture at the Clinton School by Ray Scott, Arkansas’s coordinator of Health Information Technology starts at 12 p.m. Reserve your seats by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu, or calling 501-683-5239.

September 22, 2011

  • Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales at Verizon Arena. Tickets via Ticketmaster.

September 24, 2011

  • Half Way to St. Patrick's Day block party at Dugan's Pub on 3rd street. Music and food.
  • The Paranormal Expo starts at 10 a.m. at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History. Psychics, UFO specialists and more. Admission is $5.
  • The World Cheese Dip Championship is from 1-10 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium this year. Tickets are $10.
  • Shrimp Boil to benefit St. Francis House in Little Rock. It's from 5-9 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Tickets are $25-30.
  • The Big Dam Bridge 100 starts at 7:30 a.m. on LaHarpe under Broadway Bridge in Little Rock.
  • Breakfast with Small Carnivores at the Little Rock Zoo starts at 8 a.m. Tickets are $12.95-21.95.
  • Heifer Village Family Day "Living Local, Buying Local from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Heifer Village. Learn how to buy local and why it's important. Free admission.

September 26, 2011

  • Clinton School lecture by Jack Sims, founder of World Toilet Organization starts at 12 p.m. Reserve your seats by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu, or calling 501-683-5239.

September 27, 2011

  • Clinton School lecture by Jared Cleveland, superintendent of Lavaca (AR) public schools starts at 6 p.m. Reserve your seats by emailing publicprograms@clintonschool.uasys.edu, or calling 501-683-5239.

September 28, 2011

  • Brown Bag Lunch Lecture on "Confluence: The Arkansas River and Environmental History" at the Old Statehouse Museum. Starts at 12 p.m. Free.
  • Bikes, Blues & BBQ starts at 4 p.m. in Fayetteville on Dickson Street.


September 29, 2011

  • Taste of the Town from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Dickey-Stephens Park. Admission is $15-20. Call 501-372-5959.

September 30 - October 1, 2011

  • Dedication of the Clinton Presidential Park Bridge and the Bill Clark Wetlands featuring President Bill Clinton on September 30, 2011 at 11 a.m.
  • Movies in the Park on September 30 at Sundown
  • Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Governor Bill Clinton’s Announcement to Run for President of the United States at the Old State House — October 1, 2011 at 4:00 p.m.
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