Mike Selig's Vermillion is now offering cocktail parties, receptions and private dinners on the rooftop of the Capital Commerce Center. Ac-cording to a news release, there's no extra charge to use the rooftop space, which is open to groups from five to 50. For reservations or ques-tions, call new maitre'd and catering and special events manager Mike Wallace at 371-9600.
So Restaurant-Bar's Chef Marshall Smith leads the River Market Cooking Club on Saturday, Sept. 13. The monthly demonstration is held in the third floor of the River Market. For $10, payable upon entry, participants get to watch Smith prepare some signature dish and ask ques-tions about the preparation. Post-demo, there will be sampling. For more info, visit rivermarket.info or call 375-2552.
Glass artist Ed Pennebaker's 13-foot-tall sculpture of tall, multicolored glass panels was chosen for temporary installation in the Carrie Remmel Dickinson Fountain in front of the Arkansas Arts Center.
After the success of the Main Street Food Truck Festival last year, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership is organizing a regular event, Main Street Food Truck Fridays, scheduled to kick off Friday, April 13.