FRIDAY 12/6. 5-11:45 p.m. SoMa District. Free.
On the first Friday of every month, the businesses of Little Rock’s South Main Street open their doors with extended hours, food and drink specials and fun activities for SOMA After Dark. This year, December’s SOMA After Dark will feature the first SOMA Holiday Market, 5-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and continuing 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. Local makers, vendors and artists will be set up along Main Street, selling their wares and treats to help jumpstart holiday shopping. As part of SOMA After Dark, The New Gallery at 1619 Scott St. will host an opening reception for artist Kevin Kelley’s new exhibit of abstract paintings, “Tighty Whitey, Lefty Loosey.” The reception is free to attend and runs from 6-9 p.m.