7 Ideas for the Perfect Arkansas Weekend
Enjoy a summer weekend in our city and our state with a few fun ideas that you can kickoff right about ... now. What are your waiting for?
1. Try a New Recipe
There’s little that’s more summery (or healthy) than this easy grilled pineapple recipe from Cooking in Bloom.
2. Take a Float Trip
Make a splash this weekend by checking out one of these family-friendly float trips — all within our great state.
3. Have a Picnic at the SoMa Dining Area
The SoMa Dining Area (located in the parking lot at 1301 Main) is open all weekend from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Take your pick of seven takeout options, then have an al fresco family feast! More details? Check out the latest on the Little Rock dining scene from our sister publication Little Rock Soirée.
4. Commemorate a Bright Summer Night
This year, the Bright Summer Night event hosted by Methodist Family Health is virtual. Take photos or a video of your family enjoying an upcoming evening, and then send in those photos to Foundation@MethodistFamily.org or post to their Facebook page to play along. Find out more here.
On a Schedule
These events are local, online or social distance-approved.
5. "Mira Does Her Part:" Talking to your kids about the coronavirus hosted by Central Arkansas Library System
Join the discussion with the authors of "Mira Does Her Part" and discover ways to talk with your kids about this pandemic.
When: Thursday | noon
Register: Zoom meeting
6. Virtual Fashion Event in honor of Easterseals Arkansas
Cheer on the Easterseals Arkansas models, even from a distance! All funds raised from Fashion Event will help Easterseals Arkansas continue their 75-year legacy of empowering individuals with disabilities to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
When: Thursday | 7 p.m.
7. Venture to a Farmer’s Market
Make farm-to-table meals with a little help from local produce! Check out these tips from our sister publication Little Rock Soiree for What to Buy at Farmers Markets in June.
Dogdown Farmer’s Market:
When: Saturday | 8 - 10 a.m.
Where: 410 Main St., North Little Rock
Whitewater Tavern Market
When: Saturday | 11 - 2 p.m.
Where: 2500 W. 7th St., Little Rock
The Bernice Garden Farmers Market 2020
When: Sunday | 10 - 1 p.m.
Where: 1401 Main St., Little Rock