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

10-10:45 a.m.

Calling all mini artists! This week, Pinot's Palette will guide an art project at KIDS CLUB. 

All ages


Location: 501 S. Bowman, Little Rock

Abraham Lincoln Speaks at the Laman Library

10:30 a.m.-noon

All the way from Illinois, Kevin Wood gives a first-hand account of President Lincoln's life and times.

All ages


Location: 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock

Parents' Night Out at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church

6-9 p.m.

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. 

All ages


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! 

All ages


Location: 11 Otter Creek Ct, Little Rock

Storytime and Activities Celebrating Dr. Seuss! at Barnes and Noble in West Little Rock 

11 a.m. 

Hats off to reading and Dr. Seuss. This special storytime will feature fun activities. 

All ages


Location: 1500 Financial Centre Parkway, Little Rock

McCain Mall Health and Fitness Expo

Noon-4 p.m.

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. 

All ages


Location: 3929 McCain Blvd., North Little Rock

Little Rock Trojans $2 Saturday at Jack Stephens Center 

2 P.M. 

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. 

All ages

Price: $2/ticket 

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.

All ages

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." 

All ages


  • $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. 

All ages

Tickets: $10/adults, kids 12 and under are free 

Location: 2600 Howard St., Little Rock

Kids Dream Winter Film Series at Movie Tavern: “Abominable”

10 a.m.

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!”

All ages

Tickets: $3

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.

All ages


  • 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