Weekend Family Fun: 14 Events to Check Out
This is a big weekend for family fun in Little Rock! From lovely lanterns to monster trucks, you can find an event at just your speed in our roundup.
Whole Foods KIDS CLUB
Calling all mini artists! This week, Pinot's Palette will guide an art project at KIDS CLUB.
Location: 501 S. Bowman, Little Rock
Abraham Lincoln Speaks at the Laman Library
All the way from Illinois, Kevin Wood gives a first-hand account of President Lincoln's life and times.
Location: 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock
Parents' Night Out at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church
Open to the community, this parents night out gives you a chance to grab dinner AND have an adult conversation. Kids will have dinner, too, plus lots of chances to play inside and out. Please call the Children's Learning Center at 501-666-5683 to reserve your spot.
Ages: 6 weeks-5th grade
Price: $20/kid (check only)
Location: 4823 Woodlawn Drive, Little Rock
2020 Arkansas Women’s History Month Festival at the Old State House Museum
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Along with a healthy dose of recent history, you can expect free activities for the whole family like video games, karaoke, a photo booth, yard games and free ice cream courtesy of Blue Bell Creameries.
Location: 300 W. Markham St., Little Rock
Dr. Seuss Celebration at Rocker Library
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Enjoy storytime and snacks as you celebrate Seuss!
Location: 11 Otter Creek Ct, Little Rock
Storytime and Activities Celebrating Dr. Seuss! at Barnes and Noble in West Little Rock
Hats off to reading and Dr. Seuss. This special storytime will feature fun activities.
Location: 1500 Financial Centre Parkway, Little Rock
McCain Mall Health and Fitness Expo
Come get your blood pressure and BMI checked, get a flu shot, test your balance, gain fitness tips and various other helpful healthy information for you and your family.
Location: 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock
Little Rock Trojans $2 Saturday at Jack Stephens Center
Cheer on the Trojans as they face Louisiana in their final home game of February. There’s plenty for little ballers to love. Call 501-565-8257 for full details on the Family 4-Pack deal to treat everyone to admission, drinks and hot dogs.
Location: 2801 S. University Ave., Little Rock
Family Hamantash Bake
Participants will learn the art of preparing Hamantash pastries, the three cornered traditional Purim treat, while learning about the holiday.
Suggested donation: $10
Location: 11905 Fairview Road, Little Rock
"The Wizard of Oz" at The Royal Theater
Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 7 p.m. / Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
The Royal Players will take a journey down the yellow brick road in this stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum's beloved tale, "The Wizard of Oz."
$15 General Admission
$12 seniors, military and college students
$6 Children 12th grade and below
Location: 111 S. Market St., Benton
Arkansas Flower & Garden Show at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Learn about gardening in the natural state as you shop for flowers and plants.
Tickets: $10/adults, kids 12 and under are free
Location: 2600 Howard St., Little Rock
Kids Dream Winter Film Series at Movie Tavern: “Abominable”
Kids Dream brings recent family favorites back to the big screen for an admission price of just $3 per person. To make it a complete outing, popcorn and fountain drinks are only $2.75 each! This week, channel chilly weather with “Abominable!”
Location: 11300 Bass Pro Parkway, Little Rock
Lanterns! Festival at Wildwood Park for the Arts
Friday and Saturday 6 p.m.-10 p.m. / Sunday 6 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Lanterns! Festival at Wildwood Park for the Arts transports guests to faraway vistas and times. Each cultural vista features food, drink, entertainment and games to delight kids and adults alike.
Pre-Order Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, free admission for children 5 and younger ahead of the event.
Tickets at the Gate: $12 for adults and $7 for children.
Location: 20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Saturday & Sunday
Monster Jam at Simmons Bank Arena
Monster Jam showcases 12,000-pound trucks and the world-class athletes who drive them. Mega monster truck fans can attend the pit party on Feb. 29 to see the monster trucks up close and meet their favorite drivers.
Best Ages: 2 and up
Cost: Tickets start at $17
Location: 1 Simmons Bank Arena Drive, North Little Rock