Events

2013:  November 2nd:  Cornbread Festival at The Bernice Garden

 
The Hostel will be onsite at the Third Annual Cornbread Festival being organized by and held The Bernice Garden on Saturday, November 2nd. Both those making cornbread for a living as well as those who have made cornbread all their lives will compete for the best overall cornbread in the state. People attending the event as well as a panel of celebrity judges will taste-test samples to determine the best traditional, nontraditional and sweet cornbread recipes.
   
Location:  The Bernice Garden
  • Corner of Daisy Gatson Bates and South Main, south of Interstate 630 in downtown Little Rock
  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm:  Cornbread tasting
  •    1:00pm - 4:00 pm:  Presentation of  awards
Tickets:

Before 1:00 pm

  • Adults:  $ 10.00
  • Children (6-12 years of age):  $ 5.00
  • Children (5 and under):  FREE

After 1:00pm

  • Adults:  $ 5.00
  • Children (6-12 years of age):  $ 3.00 for one or two for $5.00
  • Children (5 and under):  FREE

2013:  June 27th:  Deck Party with Live Music 

  Join us for an evening of music, food and fun on our new deck!
   

Firehouse Hostel and Museum
1201 Commerce Street
Little Rock, AR
     
Thursday, June 27, 2013
5:30pm - 7:30pm
 
Music by Swamp Donkey
 
  Click Here For Pictures From the 2013 Deck Party
   

Price of ticket is $25.00 which includes hot dog or hamburger, drinks and a balloon (which may contain a prize).


2012:  November 3rd:  Cornbread Festival at The Bernice Garden

 
The Hostel will be participating in the Second Annual Cornbread Festival being organized by and held The Bernice Garden on Saturday, November 3rd. Both those making cornbread for a living as well as those who have made cornbread all their lives will compete for the best overall cornbread in the state. People attending the event as well as a panel of celebrity judges will taste-test samples to determine the best traditional, nontraditional and sweet cornbread recipes.
   
Location:  The Bernice Garden
  • Corner of Daisy Gatson Bates and South Main, south of Interstate 630 in downtown Little Rock

Click Here For Pictures From the 2012 Cornbread Cook-off


2012:  May 4th:  MacArthur Park 5K Run

  The Firehouse Hostel will be onsite sponsoring the annual MacArthur Park 5K Run.
   

2011:  November 5th:  Cornbread Festival at The Bernice Garden

 
The Hostel will be participating in the First Annual Cornbread Festival being organized by and held The Bernice Garden on Saturday, November 5. Both those making cornbread for a living as well as those who have made cornbread all their lives will compete for the best overall cornbread in the state. People attending the event as well as a panel of celebrity judges will taste-test samples to determine the best traditional, nontraditional and sweet cornbread recipes.
Enjoy blues, bluegrass and folk music while you stroll vendor booths for Arkansas goods, learn about nonprofits and their important work in our community, play games with your kids and experience South Main for its commitment to heritage during its modern revitalization.
 
  • 11:00 am - 2:00 pm:  Cornbread tasting
  •    2:00pm - 3:00 pm:  Presentation of  awards
Location:  The Bernice Garden
  • Corner of Daisy Gatson Bates and South Main, south of Interstate 630 in downtown Little Rock

Click Here For Pictures From the 2011 Cornbread Cook-off

Tickets:
  • Adults:  $ 5.00
  • Children (6-12 years of age):  $ 3.00
  • Children (5 and under):  FREE
 

2011:  September 8th:  Destination Arkansas

  Join us at the Governor's Mansion on Thursday, September 8th, as we honor Mr. Richard Davies, Executive Director of Arkansas State Parks and Tourism.
  This delightful evening will begin at 6:00 pm as follows:
  • 5:45 pm:   Gates to the Mansion open
  • 6:00 pm:  Cocktails and Silent Auction bidding.
  • 7:00 pm:  Dinner and Program in the Grand Hall, hosted by Craig O'Neill
  Tickets are $100 each
 
Attire is Business Casual
     
  Click Here For Pictures From Destination Arkansas 2011
   

2011:  July 9th:  Watermelon Drop

Hostel Hose Down at the Firehouse

Come on down to MacArthur Park and enjoy a day of friendly fun with us!

We will have:

 
  • a watermelon drop from a fire ladder - package your watermelon so it won't break - register online today!
  • rock climbing wall
  • bounce house for the kids
  • hot dogs, cotton candy and snow cones
  • info and merchandise about the Firehouse Hostel
  • bingo
  • a reverse dunk tank
  • firefighter demos and activities
  • fire truck display

    All activities benefit the Firehouse Hostel - opening 2011

  Info and Rules   Click Here For Pictures of the Event    

2011:  May 6th:  MacArthur Park 5K

Follow Johnny Reep and the firefighters t-shirts for sale at MacArthur Park 5K

T-shirts will be $15 for all sizes.

Buy them onsite at MacArthur Park, or click on the picture below of Johnny to buy now and have shipped directly to you.

<----- Click on Johnny now to purchase a T-Shirt for $18 (includes shipping)


2010: Restoring Building

Asbestos Abatement / Gut Interiors for Renovation / Repair Outside Areas


Destination Arkansas

May 14, 2009 Event honoring Fred Poe

A true guiding light in the travel industry, sharing his wit and passion of the world with many a traveler throughout the years.

View photos of the event here...


Five Alarm Frenzy: October 7, 2007

View photos of the event here...

Firehouse Hostel Building