10 Events for Weekend Family Fun
What a weekend we have ahead of us! Santa Claus is already coming to town, there's a camp out (with s'mores!) in the River Market, and you can shop your heart out during the half-price days at Rhea Lana's!
Whole Foods Kids Club at Whole Foods Market: Enjoy a free snack, visit with a special guest, make a craft and listen to a story read aloud. The fun starts at 10 a.m. Visit the website for more information. FREE!
Campin' Out at the River Market Pavilions: Pass the s'mores. Families can enjoy a cozy and casual evening with food, drinks, live music, a silent auction and a campfire complete with s'mores, of course. All proceeds will go to the Joseph Pfeifer Kiwanis Camp and its work helping children in central Arkansas. Tickets are $40 per person and the fun goes from 6-9 p.m. For more info, click here.
Dougnuts with Santa at the Statehouse Convention Center: Held in the ballroom, admission includes a photo with Santa, crafts, storytime with Mrs. Claus, doughnuts and milk or orange juice. Parents can enjoy a complimentary coffee bar. Children's tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door and adults are admitted for free. Santa will be there fron 9 a.m.-noon. Visit the website for details.
Fall Craft Show at Grace Lutheran Church: Peruse 24 artisans and vendors with unique items such as jewelry soup mixes, baby items, Christmas decorations and more. Lots of great shopping for gifts, home decor and tasty German pastries. Plenty of parking is available at the event from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call 501-240-4035 for more information. FREE!
Grand Opening Carnival at Kiddie Academy: Kiddie Academy of Little Rock is hosting a grand opening event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be games, raffle prizes, goodie bags and face painting. Special guests will include a fireman, police officer and the circus. Visit the Facebook page for more details. FREE!
Roberts World Fest at Don R. Roberts Elementary: Roberts World Fest celebrates the rich diversity of Roberts Elementary students and their familiesm, featuring food, entertainment, games and more! Come in your own national costume or try a few outfits from different countries at our free professional photo booth. The Little Rock Zoo will be onsite to show their ball python, bearded dragon, opossum and a macaw. The festival goes from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 501-773-1854 or visit the website for info. FREE!
Santa's Arrival at Bass Pro Shops: Don't miss Santa's Arrival at Bass Pro Shops! Bring the family to see the magical unveiling of Santa's Wonderland at 5 p.m. Enjoy free cookies and hot chocolate, decorate a stocking, take a photo with Santa and be there for the lighting of the tree. Santa with be there until 8 p.m. Head to the website for more information.
Super Sunday Free Family Funday at the Arkansas Arts Center: Engage in free art-making experiences for the whole family! Drop in between noon and 3 p.m. and make prints inspired by the work of Andy Warhol. Click here for more information. FREE!
Half-Price Days at Rhea Lana's Consignment Event in Little Rock: Discount shoppers, get your shopping bags ready. Rhea Lana's is a consignment sale offering gently used children's items, maternity clothes, toys and more. Admission and parking are free. The sale is taking place at 2616 S. Shackleford Road (formerly Gordman's) from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Visit Rhea Lana's website for more information. FREE!
“Hansel and Gretel's Gingerbread Games ” at the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre: This not-so-grim musical adds a fresh and playful twist to an old, old fairy tale. Follow Hansel and Gretel along bread crumb trails, through dark and spooky woods and finally to a house that you can actually eat! Showtimes are Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12.50 for non-members and $10 for members. Visit the website for more details.