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Have a Blast this Arkansas Weekend!


Have a blast this weekend with bats, bluegrass festivals, and bikes in The Natural State. Enjoy a concert series, geocaching in state parks, a night at the ballpark, or get messy and creative. If you wake up complaining about a boring weekend on Monday morning, don’t blame us.

Mountains, Music & Motorcycles

Mountains, Music & Motorcycles – Mountain View

This is a one-of-a-kind event for Mountain View. With biker games, a poker run, and a bike & car show, there is something for the biker in everyone. Prizes, games, music and good food for the family.
August 18, 2016 – August 21, 2016
Mountain View, AR 72560
Admission: Free
Website: www.yourplaceinthemountains.com

Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival

Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival – Eureka Springs

Music fills the air during this perfect end of summer fun event. Great bluegrass performers from across the country. Three full days of pickin’ and grinnin’ by the area’s most talented musicians.
August 18, 2016 – August 20, 2016
Basin Spring Park & The Auditorium
10 Spring St
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Website: www.eurekasprings.org

Photo Courtesy of Arkansas Parks and Tourism

Geocaching Weekend – Little Rock

Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park all weekend to immerse you and your family into the world of geocaching. Learn about the Arkansas State Parks geocache tour and geocaches found right in our park. Events will introduce geocaching to participants who are interested but don’t know where to start. Contact the park for more information.
August 20, 2016 – August 21, 2016
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Little Rock, AR 72223
Admission: Free
Phone: 501-868-5806

Wilson Music Series - Grant Garland

Wilson Music Series: Grant Garland – Wilson

Wilson Music Series hosts singer-songwriter Grant Garland. A native of the Arkansas Delta, Garland formed his own band after graduating from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music. After a time playing the blues on Beale Street in Memphis and traveling the southeast, Garland moved to Las Vegas in 2010 to headline at the Mirage’s B.B. King’s Blues Club. Garland has also performed with and opened for artists such as B.B. King, Bobby “Blue” Bland and others.
August 20, 2016, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Grange in Wilson Gardens
15 S Jefferson Street
Wilson, AR 72395
Admission: Free

Photo Courtesy of Arkansas Parks and Tourism

A Night Out to Remember with the Travelers – North Little Rock

Alzheimer’s Arkansas and the Arkansas Travelers have joined the Arkansas Food Bank to put an end to Senior Hunger. The first 500 attendees to the game on August 20 that donate a senior food item of peanut butter, soup (meat or vegetable) or Boost/Ensure receive a Brain! Alzheimer’s Arkansas will be on hand to answer questions about Alzheimer’s, support groups, and other resources for caregivers.
August 20, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 11:45 p.m.
Dickey-Stephens Park
400 West Broadway
North Little Rock, AR 72114
Website: www.alzark.org

Messtival at the Museum of Discovery

Messtival at the Museum of Discovery – Little Rock

A day full of making ooey, gooey, slimey, goopey messes! What’s better? You don’t have to clean it up! We will have activities for the whole family so mark your calendar!
Saturday, August 20 at 10 AM – 3 PM
Museum of Discovery
500 President Clinton Ave, Ste 150
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Admission: Adults $10, Children 12 and under $8.
Website: museumofdiscovery.org

4th Annual Bats & Bluegrass

4th Annual Bats & Bluegrass – Cave Springs

Come celebrate International Bat Viewing Day at the Illinois River Watershed Sanctuary for the 4th Annual Bats & Bluegrass Festival. Outdoor activities like nature hikes, fishing, canoeing, and standup paddle boarding will start at 4 PM. There will be plenty of fun, family activities thanks to local businesses and City of Cave Springs. IRWP will have fun, bat crafts and ways to find out more about these fascinating creatures.
Saturday, August 20 at 4 PM
Illinois River Watershed Partnership
221 S Main St
Cave Springs, Arkansas 72718
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