NORTH LITTLE ROCK - As part of the Arkansas Razorbacks vs. South Alabama Jaguars basketball game at Verizon Arena this Saturday at 7 p.m., North Little Rock is encouraging Razorback fans to come early and stay late for "RazorRock Holiday Weekend."
A variety of North Little Rock restaurants, hotels and attractions are opening at 11 a.m. to offer Razorback fans (with a game ticket) special deals all day and late into Saturday evening:
- North Little Rock hotels offering special room rates include: Wyndham Riverfront Hotel (ask for the "RazorRock room rate"), La Quinta Inn at Warden Road, Holiday Inn North, Candlewood Suites (ask for the "weekend discount"), Holiday Inn Express, Hilton Garden Inn, Best Western Inn, Courtyard Marriott and Fairfield Inn. Call hotels for details.
- Buy one get one admission to the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, home of USS Razorback which will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for tours. Call (501)371-8320 or visit AIMMuseum.org for more information.
- Receive a full body massage for only $1 per minute at Carousel Fit-4-Life Wellness Center. Must make appointment in advance by calling (501)563-0861.
- 10-percent discount on all purchases at Argenta Market, which sells local foods and products and includes a deli. Open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, the market has its full menu and products listed at ArgentaMarket.com.
- Special drink offers at Cregeen's Irish Pub, which features salads, sandwiches, fish and chips and Irish classics. Visit Cregeens.com for more information.
- Check out the local art galleries and shops, as well, for some last-minute holiday shopping!
After the game, stroll over to Main Street in the Argenta Arts & Entertainment District for live music by FreeVerse at Cregeen's Irish Pub, Zebra Lilly at Reno's Argenta Café or A Fertle Holiday (family-friendly comedy show) at The Joint. The "RazorRock Holiday Weekend" is presented by the Argenta Downtown Council and the North Little Rock Visitors Bureau.
To purchase tickets for the Razorback game, visit www.VerizonArena.com.