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Create Little Rock’s annual Land in the Rock summer program is designed to entertain interns, law clerks, and medical residents who are here for the summer and demonstrate to them what Little Rock has to offer.  These events are also for young professionals who have recently moved to Little Rock.  Create Little Rock members are invited to all Land in the Rock events.

  • For Interns &  Law Clerks Visiting for the Summer – SIGN UP HERE (CLR emails will cease at the end of the summer)

  • For permanent young professional residents of the Little Rock region, you can just join Create Little Rock (membership is free) to get all of the emails – JOIN HERE – (CLR emails will continue beyond the summer)

  • Employers with interns, law clerks, and/or new hires – SIGN UP HERE to get the updates (emails will cease at the end of the summer)


Summer Kickoff Party w/ pizza, beer, & wine
Wed, May 31 |5:30 – 7:30 pm
Apptegy – 2201 Brookwood Dr, Suite 115

We’re kicking off Land in the Rock with a pizza party hosted by our friends at Apptegy. Apptegy began as a local technology startup at the Little Rock Tech Park and has grown into a major employer. They’ll be throwing us a party in their space in Riverdale with free pizza, beer, and wine for those who REGISTER HERE.

Little Rock Rangers Minor League Soccer Game
Wed, June 7 | 6pm
War Memorial Stadium

Little Rock’s minor league soccer team, the Little Rock Rangers, will be playing Texas United.  Free tickets for LITR participants and CLR members who register. We’ll have a tailgate party in the parking lot beginning at 6pm with cold beverages. The game is at 7pm. REGISTER HERE.

Arkansas Travelers Baseball Game
Dickey-Stephens Park, NLR
Wed, June 14 | 6:30 pm 

Join us for a night at the ballpark in the Beer Garden as the Travs take on the Corpus Christi Hooks. Free tickets for LITR participants and CLR members who REGISTER HERE.

Tour and Happy Hour at the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts
Wed, June 21 | 5:30-7:30

LITR participants and CLR members will get a tour of the completely renovated and newly reopened Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts (AMFA). AMFA reopened to the public on April 22nd, welcoming the Little Rock community for the first time since breaking ground on a four-year renovation and expansion project in 2019. The reimagined space is breathtakingly beautiful, as are the works of fine are housed within. Following the tour, we’ll congregate in the “Cultural Living Room” where the museum will be hosting their weekly “Wednesday Spins” with happy hour specials and a DJ.


Arkansas River Cookout

@ Rockwater Marina
Hosted by Rock Town River Outfitters
1600 Rockwater Blvd, NLR
Thurs, July 13, 6pm – 8:30pm

CLR is grilling out at Rockwater Marina on the North Little Rock river bank. Rockwater marina and boathouse are located in the Rockwater residential development on the edge of Argenta. 
Come get a whole new view of the Arkansas River! You’ll be able to paddle around the marina in a kayak, thanks to our friends at Rock Town River Outfitters! Check them out for some awesome kayaking on the Arkansas River.
Free beer, wine and food for CLR members and Land in the Rock participants.

Professional Development Lunch
Featuring Skip Rutherford
Date Coming Soon

As part of our Unplugged Speaker Series and Land in the Rock programming, we’ll be hosting a Professional Development Lunch featuring Skip Rutherford, former Dean of the Clinton School of Public Service, to speak on networking and “rainmaking.” 

Rock Town Distillery Tour & Tasting
1201 Main St
Thurs, July 27, 5-7pm

For our final event of the summer, we’ll be touring Rock Town Distillery on South Main Street and sampling 8 of their award-winning products!

Private tours and tastings usually cost $20 per person, but the cost for CLR members and LITR participants is only $10. You can PAY HERE in advance or pay at the door. The cost includes a tasting of 8 of their products following the tour.

5:00-5:30pm: Socializing in the main bar. Rock Town has a full bar including beer and wine, and you can purchase a drink to enjoy before the tour.

5:30-6pm: Tour of the distillery. During the guided tour, we’ll learn about the process of making spirits – from grain to glass – and hear about their origins. (Don’t worry if you’re running late, it will be easy to catch up with the group.) 

6pm-6:30pm: We’ll head to the private tasting room, where we’ll sample and learn about 8 of their spirits.  

6:30 – 7pm: We’ll move the party over to the main bar area to make room for the next tour. You can grab another drink and purchase bottles of their various spirits if you like.