10 Events for Weekend Family Fun
From a fancy consignment sale to Harry Potter Lego fun, this weekend has it all!
Paint & Storytime at The Painted Pig Studio: It's important to build creative expression at an early age, and just getting a paintbrush in your kids' hands is the first step! This one-hour storytime and painting session from 10-11 a.m. features a small project aimed at kids up to age 5. The class is $16 and pre-registration is required. Click here for more information.
BHealthy Farmer's Market at The Promenade: Baptist Health BHealthy Farmer’s Market is popping up at The Promenade at Chenal Courtyard from 4-7 p.m. Visitors can shop local produce from more than 10 local farmers as well as find great summer deals all along The Promenade at Chenal. FREE!
Family Night at Wild River Country: Spend a hot evening splashing around with the whole family! From 7-10 p.m., admission is only $15 per person. Purchase tickets in advance online or grab them at the gate.
Hiland Dairy Dollar Day at the Little Rock Zoo: Little Rock Zoo is hosting its annual Hiland Dairy Dollar Day, which means that admission is just $1 per person all day long! The Zoo is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. In addition to Zoo admissions being $1 all day long, parking is free and the Zoo will sell Hiland Dairy products for only $1, including cold beverages. Click here for more details.
Hooping Out Autism at the Penick Boys and Girls Club: Ikarus Youth Outreach Program and the Arkansas Autism Foundation present “Hooping Out Autism,” erasing the stigma and promoting mental health awareness. Coach Jerry Bruce leads the program from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., which is free and open to ages 7-14. Sign up online. FREE!
Dirt Don't Hurt at Heifer Hour at Heifer Urban Farm: This month it's all about dirt, mud and manure. Bring your play clothes and explore the messier side of Heifer International's work around the world. (Don't worry, there won't be any real manure.) The free fun goes from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Click here for more info. FREE!
The Green Corner Store 10th Birthday Celebration: The Green Corner Store is turning 10! Stop by for a kid-friendly, earth-friendly birthday party from noon-5 p.m. There will be door prizes, games for the kids (or you, we don't judge), free refreshments (that means cake!), street performers, demos and more. Click here for more info. FREE!
Lego Harry Potter Building at Barnes & Noble NLR: Wizards and muggles, grab your broomstick and head to Barnes & Noble at 2 p.m. for a Harry Potter make & take event where you can build your very own Lego Golden Snitch! Advance registration is required and the event is recommended for ages 8-12. FREE!
"Mary Poppins" at Murry's Dinner Playhouse: Everyone’s favorite, practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure. Meals are served all-you-can-eat buffet style and showtimes are listed online. Tickets start at $25 and must be purchased over the phone by calling 501-562-3131. Click here for more details.
Fancy Frocks by Duck Duck Goose at Crowne Plaza: Want to shop a little more upscale but for a lot less money? Fancy Frocks is an all boutique children’s consignment event and Sunday is even half price day! Featured brands include Lilly Pulitizer, Matilda Jane, Michael Kors, American Girl and so many more. The Friday night presale is $10 starting at 7 p.m. The rest of the sale is free admission and the doors are open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. Click here for all the details.