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It’s a fun weekend filled with local and international flare in film, food, and foam! Enjoy a visit to some markets, railroad trains, or even to the stars. The events around Arkansas this weekend are out of this world!
Enjoy a showcase of some of the best Independent genre feature and short films (Horror, Thrillers, Sci-Fi, etc) from around the world with the best of Arkansas craft beers.
Thursday, March 31, 2016 – Sunday, April 03, 2016
Riverdale 10 Movie Theater
2600 Cantrell Rd.
Little Rock, AR 72202
How the telescope has changed our view of the heavens from its inception, development, improvement and what is in store for the future of watching the stars. All public shows will start promptly at 7 p.m., and no late entries will be allowed.
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
HSU’s Donald W. Reynolds Planetarium
1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71923
Admission: $3 per person
Reynolds Science Center Planetarium Website
The Bentonville Square is transformed into an internationally themed block party with live music & entertainment, outstanding food options and family friendly activities.
Friday, April 01, 2016, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Bentonville, AR 72712
Experience an eclectic celebration of the cinema arts, presenting a wide variety of non-commercial film. Offerings include independent narrative and documentary films, animation, a day-long workshop, and Q&As with guest filmmakers.
Friday, April 01, 2016 – Saturday, April 09, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
University of Arkansas Community College
2005 White Drive
Batesville, AR 72501
Admission: $3-5 per screening; $15-25 all movie pass
A creative twist to the traditional wine tasting event, this beer sampling event offers samples of more than 350 varieties of craft beer and wine from around the world plus food tastings from local restaurateurs in central Arkansas.
Friday, April 01, 2016, 5:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
400 West Broadway Street
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Admission: $40 general admission, $65 VIP admission
The Petit Jean Market is a Pop-Up Market featuring all things local and handmade. Stop by the first Saturday of every month starting in April on the grounds of Petit Jean Farm on Petit Jean Mountain. We showcase the talents and bounty of The Natural State.
Saturday, April 2
Petit Jean Farm
Petit Jean, Arkansas
Petit Jean Market Facebook Page
All scale model trains – G, S, O, HO, N, and Z. Buy, sell or trade. Railroad memorabilia and collectibles, door prizes. See historic railroad cars and equipment.
Saturday, April 02, 2016
Arkansas Railroad Museum
1700 Port Road
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Admission: $5 adults, $3 ages 6-12, under 6 free
“Photo Courtesy Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism”
Ready! Set! Cook! Teams of 2-3 people will cook three dishes in Dutch ovens – one bread, one main dish, and a dessert. These dishes will be judged and then samples will be available for purchase to taste. Cooking begins at 10 a.m. – judging at 2 p.m. Entry fee of $20 per team.
Saturday, April 02, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Mammoth Spring State Park – Pavilion
Mammoth Spring, AR 72554
Admission: Free to Spectators
Contact: Park Superintendent
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