North Little Rock to host Mother’s Day VIP Reception at Ballet Arkansas’s Live at the Plaza

Free Ballet Arkansas performance; VIP perks available for purchase

NORTH LITTLE ROCK (March 15, 2022) – The North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (North Little Rock CVB) will host a special Mother’s Day VIP Reception in conjunction with Ballet Arkansas’s free Live at the Plaza performance at Argenta Plaza at 510 Main Street in North Little Rock on Sunday, May 8, at 3 p.m.

“Our hope is to provide a memorable experience for families this Mother’s Day while supporting local,” said Heather Kouns, North Little Rock CVB Director of Destination Projects.

The family-friendly Mother’s Day VIP Reception includes access to a shaded VIP area; a picnic basket of Arkansas treats and two drink tickets during the free Ballet Arkansas performance. Made for two, each basket will feature Arkansas-made goodies from Hodge Podge (North Little Rock), Hoggs Meat Market (North Little Rock), The Filling Station (North Little Rock), Dogwood Hills Guest Farm (Harriet) and DolceLuna Bakery (Little Rock). Tickets are $75 and available through Eventbrite.

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“The Mother’s Day VIP Reception is the second event of 2022 in North Little Rock’s Setting the Table Culinary Initiative,” Kouns said. “We want to not only highlight Arkansas makers and producers, but also give back to the community. Ten percent of ticket sales will benefit North Little Rock nonprofit Potluck Food Rescue for Arkansas, which distributes healthy food to nonprofit community food programs.”

Ballet Arkansas Presents Live at the Plaza is two weekends of free performances and recreational classes led by Ballet Arkansas at Argenta Plaza at 510 Main Street in North Little Rock. A schedule and more program details will be available soon at

About Setting the Table
North Little Rock’s “Setting the Table” Culinary Initiative is spearheaded by North Little Rock CVB and overseen by an advisory committee consisting of the City of North Little Rock, North Little Rock Economic Development, the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce and Argenta Downtown Council (ADC). The mission is to position North Little Rock as a regional and national culinary tourism destination by amplifying current culinary assets, finding undiscovered gems and identifying opportunities for new or improved culinary experiences. For more information visit

About Potluck Food Rescue for Arkansas
Potluck Food Rescue for Arkansas rescues millions of pounds of healthy food that would otherwise be thrown away and distributing it free of charge to a large and growing network of nonprofit community food programs or composting it when it is inedible. For more information, visit

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