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Fun Festivals for the Weekend Planner – June 9 – 13


We have festivals for the farm, the pink tomato, and the Bard himself starting this weekend. Break open the piggy bank and hit the antique markets, get your cosplay on, or jam at a concert. You’ll have a blast this weekend all around the state!

Wynne Farm Fest 2016

Wynne Farm Fest 2016 – Wynne

Arts & crafts, good food, carnival rides and a BBQ cooking contest. Great family fun!
Thursday, June 09, 2016 – Saturday, June 11, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
410 E. Merriman
Wynne, AR 72396
Admission: Free

Amity Trade Days

Amity Trade Days – Amity

Amity Trade Days is an outdoor market with room for 650 vendors under covered spaces and another 850 outdoor spots. Shop rain or shine under huge open air buildings. Amity Trade Days is held the weekend before the second Monday of every month. Come enjoy the many fun things the area has to offer. We usually have a special event going on such as live music, tractor show, or a kids’ zone. $2 parking.
Thursday, June 09, 2016 – Sunday, June 12, 2016
Amity Trade Days
843 S. Mountain Rd.
Amity, AR 71921
Admission: Free

60th Annual Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival

60th Annual Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival – Warren

Beauty pageants, talent show, tomato eating, parade, live entertainment, all-tomato luncheon, turtle races, 5K run and walk, gospel jamboree, arts & crafts, vendors, carnival and steak cook-off.
Friday, June 10, 2016 – Saturday, June 11, 2016
Town Square
104 North Myrtle
Warren, AR 71671
Admission: Free

A Midsummer Night's Dream

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” – Conway

This family-friendly production of Shakespeare’s charming comedy follows four young lovers into an enchanted forest, where fairies reign, folly ensues, and dreams take flight.
Friday, June 10, 2016 – Saturday, June 11, 2016, 7:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.
The lawn of McAlister Hall
223 Beatrice Powell Street
Conway, AR 72035
Admission: All performances are “pay what you can,” with a suggested donation of $15

The Junk Ranch

The Junk Ranch – Prairie Grove

The area’s original open-air flea market will feature nearly 250 booths full of vintage, antique, handmade, repurposed, jewelry, boutique, and salvage items from both local and national vendors. Shoppers will also have access to more than ten delicious food trucks, including the acclaimed Gentry-based Wooden Spoon restaurant. Adding to the festive, country carnival atmosphere is live music performed by a variety of talented local artists, including Sad Daddy and Cutty Rye.
Friday, June 10, 2016 – Saturday, June 11, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Junk Ranch
11195 Centerpoint Church Rd.
Prairie Grove, AR 72753
Admission: $10 for first day and 2-day admission, $5 for second day admission; Free for children under 12
OnlyInArk.com has previously covered this event here and listed the best “finds” here.

Erykah Badu and Rickey Smiley

Erykah Badu and Rickey Smiley – North Little Rock

Enjoy a night a soul and laughter with four-time Grammy award winner Erykah Badu and funny man Rickey Smiley.
Saturday, June 11, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Verizon Arena
1 Verizon Arena Way
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Admission: $69.50 & $99.50

River City Comic Expo 2016

River City Comic Expo 2016 – Little Rock

Get the best in independent horror, sci-fi, and fantasy films with regular admission to River City Comic Expo. 2016 special guests include: Chloe Neill, Mike Zeck, Phil Hester, James O’Barr, Larry Hama, Michael Golden, Frazetta Girls, Eva Renee Witterstaetter, Jeffery Nodelman, Tom Feister, John “Joltin’ Johnny” Lucas, John Beatty, Elizabeth Breitweiser, Mitch Breitweiser (Breitweiser Haus), Pat Broderick, and Brian Steward.
Saturday, June 11, 2016 – Sunday, June 12, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Statehouse Convention Center
101 E. Markham St.
Little Rock, AR 72201
Admission: $10 single day, $15 both days, chidren under 12 free with adult admission

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