It's time to get shopping.
This week, several places in Little Rock are offering great sales and giveaways. Here they are:
Park Plaza Mall, 6000 W. Markham St., Little Rock: The midtown mall has a crazy awesome Semi-Annual Sale event going on right now where you get tons of savings a variety of stores. Save on clothes, shoes and accessories at stores like American Eagle, Bath & Body Works, Eddie Bauer, Gap, Victoria's Secret and more. This also includes Indigo, which is having its Moonlight Madness Sale offering 50 - 75 percent off of select items, as well as buy-one-get-one-free specials on select denim. Get the full sales lineup here.
Beyond Cotton II, 11525 Cantrell Rd., Ste. 904, Little Rock: The women's clothing store in the Pleasant Ridge Town Center in west Little Rock is having an early summer sale until tomorrow (June 15). Get 20 percent off all denim and dresses, buy one blouse and get another one for 50 percent off, and buy two Michael Stars items and get one half-off. Call (501) 221-1539 for more information.
Eggshells Kitchen Co., 5501 Kavanaugh Blvd., Ste. K, Little Rock: This delightful kitchen store always has a great sale going on. Now, you can get some neat kitchen ware and appliances to make things a little easier for your cooking, including a KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Mixer in ice blue, down to $299 from $349.95, as well as RSVP Endurance 16-Quart Stock Pots, which are $26 off asking price. Other items on sale include a Bodum Chambord 3 Cup French Press, an All-Clad Stainless Steel 9-inch French Skillet with lid and Chicago Metallic Professional 12-cup Muffin Pan. See all of the sale items here.
McCain Mall, 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock: The mall is having an Ultimate Grill Giveaway where one lucky winner will receive a state-of-the-art grill, plus a $500 gift card to get all of the grilling accessories you want. Enter for a chance to win here. Deadline is Monday (June 17).
Cobblestone & Vine, 5100 Kavanaugh Blvd.: The decadent furniture store is in the last two days of its special giveaway for a $2,500 gift card. Get one entry for every $100 spent in the store by tomorrow (June 15). Get more information by calling (501) 664-4249.
And if you're still looking for the perfect Father's Day gift, Little Rock Family has highlighted a few really cool items on the blog here.
This summer, a new event hosted by the Little Rock-based nonprofit Fighting Fancy will benefit support services for women with cancer.
Set for next Thursday (June 20), Rock the Runway will be a New York-inspired runway show developed and chaired by Heather Mason Owens, breast cancer survivor and founder of Fighting Fancy, and Arkansas Business Publishing Group's very own Allyson Pittman, the daughter of UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Foundation board member and inflammatory breast cancer survivor Stacy Sells.
She was featured on the cover of Little Rock Soirée this month! Read the feature here.
Rock the Runway, which will be at Savoy 1620, 1620 Market Street, will showcase the latest fashion trends from central Arkansas designers and boutiques, including Proposals, Dillard's, Vesta's, Scarlet, Beyond Cotton and B.Barnett.
At the event, feast on delicious fare from Savoy 1620 at the pre-show reception, starting at 6:30 p.m., and then check out the fashion show featuring three cancer surviors who will strut their stuff in the final look for each of the participating boutiques.
Proceeds will benefit the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)'s Ford Patient Support Pavilion, which will use its portion to enhance its programs for women with cancer, and Fighting Fancy, which will provide gift bags of personal care products for women who are being treated for cancer by a UAMS physician, in addition to other women experiencing cancer around the world.
Among the services offered at the Ford Patient Support Pavilion are social work support, educational material, computer access, a relaxation room, an interfaith chapel and a knitting group, along with a Wig and Hat Shop where each patient undergoing chemotherapy may receive a free wig and hats.
Tickets are $50 for general admission and $100 for VIP. Purchase online here.
For information, click here.
Bridge2Rwanda is a nonprofit that helps prepare the next generation for extraordinary lives as entrepreneurial leaders, expanding opportunities for Rwanda’s top students to study abroad and helps launch and grow successful businesses in the country.
Have a chance to see the nonprofit's founder Dale Dawson speak tomorrow (June 14) during Arkansas Business' 20th annual luncheon honoring the 2013 class of "40 Under 40," a group of selected business and political leaders under 40 years old who are making an impact.
Dawson is an investment banker and entrepreneur and serves on Rwanda President Paul Kagame’s Presidential Advisory Council. In addition to starting Bridge2Rwanda, he is also the founder of Isoko Institute for entrepreneurship and Strong Societies in Africa.
Tickets are $50 apiece and tables of 10 are $500.
Purchase tickets online or call (501) 372-1443, ext. 336.
The Celebrity Attractions 2012 - 2013 season is getting ready to come to end.
But, before it's over, the award-winning musical "Jersey Boys" will take center stage June 19 - 23 at the Robinson Center Music Hall, and Little Rock Soirée and Celebrity Attractions are giving away not just two, but FOUR free pairs of tickets to the opening night on Wednesday, June 19.
Today (June 13) is your last chance to enter! All you have to do is fill out our super-easy entry form here.
The deadline to enter the ticket giveaway is 5 p.m. today. Two winners will be announced at 11 a.m. tomorrow (June 14) on the magazine's Facebook page and will be notified via email. Tickets must be claimed by 11 a.m. Monday (June 17)
How did four blue-collar kids become one of the greatest successes in pop music history? Find out at the runaway smash-hit "Jersey Boys." Winner of the Best Musical Tony Award on Broadway, in London and Australia, this blockbuster phenomenon takes you up the charts, across the country and behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Experience electrifying performances of the golden greats that took these guys all the way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: "Sherry," "Big Girls Don't Cry," "Can't Take My Eyes Off You," "Dawn," "My Eyes Adored You," and more.
For more information about the play, click here.
The Arkansas Arts Center's newest temporary exhibit "Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kendwood House, London" is now on display.
This special exhibition showcases 48 masterpieces from the collection known as the Iveagh Bequest. These magnificent paintings reside at Kenwood House, a neoclassical villa in London.
The tour of "Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London" will provide a unique opportunity to view superb paintings outside the United Kingdom. Most of these paintings have never traveled to the United States before, and many of them have rarely been seen outside Kenwood.
The highly acclaimed works represent the greatest artists of their periods, including Rembrandt van Rijn, Thomas Gainsborough, Anthony van Dyck, Frans Hals, Joshua Reynolds, J.M.W. Turner and more. The exhibition is organized by the American Federation of Arts and English Heritage.
The exhibit will run until Sept. 8.
Admission is $12 and is free for Arkansas Arts Center members.
For more information, click here.
Ladies, there's a new place to get your lingerie and swimwear in Little Rock.
Lavender, located next to Companions at 14810 Pinnacle Creek, Ste. 160, opened May 22, offering a large selection of high-end lingerie and swimwear.
The beautiful new store offers lines like Maaji, lspace, Seafolly and Pilyq. You'll find plenty of swimwear styles in bold colors and prints for sale, in addition to super-cute cover-ups, sandals, totes and more.
Something else you'll find is a variety of sleepwear.
Hours are 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
To stay up-to-date on sales and events, follow them on Facebook.
It's time to get shopping.
This week, several places in Little Rock are offering great specials, previews and giveaways. Here they are:
Vesta's, 11525 Cantrell Rd., Ste. 610: Christmas in June? At Vesta's in the Pleasant Ridge Town Center, get some great deals at its major holiday decor sale right now before it opens to the public Friday (June 7). The store is inviting its loyal customers to the sale prior to the public on Friday and Saturday (June 7 - 8). Save on holiday decor, store fixtures, gift items, frames, plus furniture and more. Get more info here.
The Promenade at Chenal, 17711 Chenal Pkwy.: The Promenade at Chenal is home to four fabulous shoe stores - Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW), Nike, Paul's Shoes and Warren's Shoes. The mall wants to make sure your feet feel the love they deserve with a free pair of shoes from one of the four Promenade shoe stores during the June FREE ShoeDAYS Giveaway. Here's how to enter to win:
B. Barnett, 8201 Cantrell Rd.: Take advantage of the high-end boutique's major 30 percent off sale, still going on now. Also, check out the La Petit Robe trunk show showcasing the fall 2013 collection, happening today and tomorrow (June 5-6).
Barbara/Jean, 7811 Cantrell Rd.: The boutique is in the middle of its spring sale, where customers can get more than 30 - 50 percent off clothing, shoes and accessories. Hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Cobblestone & Vine, 5100 Kavanaugh Blvd.: The decadent furniture store is doing a special giveaway for a $2,500 gift card until June 15. Get one entry for every $100 spent in the store. Get more information by calling (501) 664-4249.
The June issue of Little Rock Soiree gives you a close-up look at Women to Watch.
This is the largest and most diverse class of Women to Watch ever, with 29 business and civic leaders of all ages and walks of life. For the first time since the program's inception, we opened nominations to tour readers. Then, a panel of editors and publishers from Arkansas Business Publishing Group vetted each woman before naming her to the list.
From entrepreneurs to volunteers and everything in between, each of these women is making a sizable impact on the Little Rock community.
Congratulations to these extraordinary women: