Grand Reopening Celebration

Harlem Nights on 9th Street

Saturday, December 2, at 7 p.m. is the Harlem Nights on 9th Street Grand Reopening Gala. This black-tie affair will be catered by Jacinda Jones of Catering Inspirations, and will feature performances by Tawanna Campbell and Miss Pinky, as well as the big band ambiance of Ultimate Sounds of Little Rock. Enjoy casino-style gaming, cocktails by Delta Dirt Distillery and a wine tasting of Black-owned vineyards courtesy of Flyght Black. All this and a first look at our brand-new exhibit FIVE years in the making Tickets are $250. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Mosaic Templars and the 140/15 board. Tickets are available now at the link below!

Top 15 Trailblazers Luncheon
Top 15 Trailblazers Luncheon

Friday, December 1, at 11 a.m., the Trailblazers Luncheon and Day Party will celebrate the 40 nominees who were selected from across Arkansas and named as someone who embodies the spirit of the Mosaic Templars Preservation Society, and who is carrying the torch to preserve Black history and culture in Arkansas. 15 winners will be chosen from the nominees and will be named a Trailblazer for Arkansas Black history. Tickets to the luncheon are $75, while tickets to the luncheon are $25. This event is sponsored by the Friends of Mosaic Templars and the 140/15 board.

Ribbon Cutting - Holiday open House
Grand Reopening and Holiday Open House

Sunday, December 3, at 1 p.m. is the official ribbon cutting and grand reopening ceremony. The ceremony will include remarks from Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott, Jr., Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism Secretary Shea Lewis, Historian John Graves and others. Following the ceremony is the annual MTCC Holiday Open House, with a special appearance by Ol’ Saint Nick, sweet potato pie samples courtesy of our “Say it Ain’t Say’s” Sweet Potato Pie Contest Winner Candice Bailey, our special holiday punch, and of course, tours of the brand-new permanent gallery! This event is free and open to the public.