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HarvestFest in Hillcrest on Oct. 4

HarvestFest in Hillcrest on Oct. 4

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (HMA) - The Hillcrest Merchants Association is ready for our October 4th, HarvestFest, voted Arkansas Times Best of Arkansas for best neighborhood festival and included in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette as one of the Top Five festivals in Arkansas. This is the merchants’ yearly fall celebration for children and families.  The main street in Hillcrest, Kavanaugh, will be closed from Walnut Street to Monroe Street. HarvestFest festivities start at 7:00 A.M. and street activities start at 11:00 A.M. include the following:

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Stone's Throw Brewing expanding

Stone's Throw Brewing expanding

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Stone's Throw) – Equipment was delivered Wednesday that will allow local nano-brewery Stone’s Throw to more than double production. The addition of three fermenters and a brite tank each with a six barrel (bbl) volume—about 186 gallons—is an exponential increase over current capacity. This is the second time production has doubled since brewery operations began on July 4, 2013.

American Heart Association’s Festival of Wines celebrates food and wine

American Heart Association’s Festival of Wines celebrates food and wine

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (CHI) – Taste your way through Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock October 2 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. for the American Heart Association’s Festival of  Wines presented by CHI St. Vincent.

The 11th annual festival is the largest wine tasting event in Arkansas, and since its creation, Moon and Central Distributors have been sharing their wines from around the world. At this year’s festival there will be more than 500 wines from around the world available for sampling.

Patrons can pair the wines with delicious healthy hors d’oeuvres from area restaurants. Featured restaurants include: Arkansas Heart Hospital, Heart Café, Bar Louie, Boulevard Bread Company, Bray Gourmet, Cache, Cheers in the Heights, Chick-fil-A, Ciao Baci, Good Food by Ferneau, P.F Chang’s China Bistro, Samantha’s Tap Room and Wood Grill, Salut, Sweet Love, Table 28, Two Sisters Catering, Whole Hog North Little Rock, and Ya Ya’s Euro Bistro

Routine bridge inspection will require lane closures on Interstate 440

Routine bridge inspection will require lane closures on Interstate 440

LITTLE ROCK (AHTD) – A routine bridge inspection will require lane closures on Interstate 440 in Little Rock, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) officials.

Crews will be inspecting the Interstate 440 bridge over the Arkansas River. The work will require closing the eastbound and westbound outside lanes on Interstate 440.

The eastbound outside lane closure will be Monday, September 29th & Tuesday, September 30th, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., weather permitting. The westbound outside lane closure will be Tuesday, September 30th and Wednesday, October 1st, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., weather permitting. Traffic will be controlled using barrels and warning signs.

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Yard, rummage, and garage sale listings for central Arkansas

Yard, rummage, and garage sale listings for central Arkansas

The following is a list of yard sale locations in the central Arkansas area:

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BEEBE

  • 608 Shani Dr. 

Multi - Family Yard sale  Friday Sept. 26th and Saturday Sept. 27th in Beebe on 608 Shani Dr. behind the new Walmart in Windwood. Nick knacks, household items, ladies clothes, boys clothes, girls clothes, Western wear, toys, small baby toys, baby bed, wind chimes, Nike basketball shoes, McDonalds toys, Junior set of gold clubs with bag and lots more. Come take a look. 8:00 a.m.

Directions: Turn on Windwood Dr. off Center street. Go down to Skylark, turn right then turn right on Shani Dr. You can't miss it

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Little Rock Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission Celebrates Annual World Fest

Little Rock Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission  Celebrates Annual World Fest

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (LR) - More than 2,500 Little Rock students are expected to participate in the 2014 World Fest.

The event happens Fri., Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at War Memorial Park.

Created in 1994 by the Little Rock Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission, World Fest is a multicultural event that offers a variety of learning experiences. Students are provided with a safe, fun and stimulating environment infused with diversity education. This award-winning festival provides rich learning opportunities to students of all grade levels.

World Fest will feature an international flag procession, showcase of foreign language skills, Native-American dancers, and a Samba Rio carnival, among others. Schools also compete in a world cultural fair contest where students prepare graphic board presentations representing a variety of countries.

You can find a schedule of events below:

9:15 – 9:20 a.m. Welcome and School Roll Call

Red Cross blood donation events for October

Red Cross blood donation events for October

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Red Cross) — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month this October.

According to the American Liver Foundation, more than 6,000 liver transplants are performed each year in the U.S., making it the second most common transplant. Liver transplant patients may require in excess of 30 pints of blood during surgery. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood for those in need of transfusions during surgery.

Donors with all blood types are currently needed, especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative. All those who attempt to donate blood during October will be eligible to win a $5,000 Visa gift card, courtesy of Suburban Propane.