It’s May! It’s May – divine in every way

Teacher Morgan Ealy encourages tudents to make "your wish for Rockefeller Elementary" as she snaps on the school's wish lock on a recent field trip to the garden.

Teacher Morgan Ealy encourages tudents to make “your wish for Rockefeller Elementary” as she snaps on the school’s wish lock on a recent field trip to the garden.

Once again, we’ve had a flurry of activities in the garden with more to come this weekend. Some of our neighbors have mentioned seeing the beautiful wedding recently – we hope to have more about that before long – which was just the first of several to come.

Last week, we had the pleasure of welcoming field-trippers from Rockefeller Elementary School, who walked to the garden for a bit of learning and lot of fun (plus cookies and lemonade).

Little Rock Convention and Visitor's Bureau president Gretchen Hall discusses the importance of tourism to the state – and time off for mental health.

Little Rock Convention and Visitor’s Bureau president Gretchen Hall discusses the importance of tourism to the state – and time off for mental health.

Tuesday, May 6, the Little Rock Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, in conjunction with City Hall, held a Travel Rally Day event in the garden with presentations, a video contest-kickoff (little rock.com/dayoff/) and complementary tastings of Loblolly Creamery Arkansas strawberry ice cream.

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This Friday, May 9, we’re home to “Movies in the Garden,” a fundraiser for our neighbors on South Main, KABF, 88.3 FM. The fun starts at 5 p.m.

The second vintage market will have twice as many vendors as the April edition.

The second vintage market will have twice as many vendors as the April edition.

Saturday morning the second vintage market of the season starts at 9. We have vendors galore, and Southern Salt Food Company will be there with breakfast and lunch. Be there by 2, because the market closes promptly at 3.

Besides, the good stuff goes fast! Don’t miss it.

Then Sunday, our always lovely farmers’ market will also serve as a trolley stop and ticket sales point for the Quapaw Quarter Association’s 50th Spring Tour of Homes. What a wonderful Mother’s Day event.

More to come. It’s going to be a busy spring and summer.

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