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Weekend Planner May 12 – 15, 2016

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Let’s celebrate Arkansas’ heritage, enjoy plays, art collections, hot air balloons and so much more this weekend in The Natural State, May 12 – 15.

Arkansas Heritage Month 2016

Arkansas Heritage Month – Little Rock

May is Heritage Month in Arkansas. Since 1982, Arkansans have celebrated Heritage Month with festivals, special studies, concerts,nature walks, tours and much more! Arkansans host scores of events in communities across the state, all proudly proclaiming the message that Arkansas heritage is worth knowing and celebrating. The 2016 theme is Arkansas Arts: Celebrating Our Creative Culture. Check the website for a full list of events.
Sunday, May 01, 2016 – Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Little Rock, AR 72202
Admission: Free
www.arkansasheritage.com

Never Too Late

Never Too Late – Conway

Broadway hit about a married man who suddenly learns he’s becoming a father, again. Home is already in disarray with a live-in daughter and son-in-law and his previously meek little wife is beginning to lay down the law. Such dour capitulation. Old-fashioned domestic farce appeals to all generations.
Friday, May 06, 2016 – Saturday, May 21, 2016,
Friday, Saturday, 6:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Conway Dinner Theater
2201 Washington Avenue
Conway, AR 72032
Admission: $15-28 adults, $5.50-$11 children
FaulknerAcademyOfArts.org

Still Standing.Vernacular Structures of the Arkansas Ozarks

Still Standing: Vernacular Structures of the Arkansas Ozarks – Winslow

Exquisite photographs and entertaining stories connect us with our region’s unique houses, churches, cabins, schoolhouses, cemeteries, courthouses, bridges, barns, and cabin court motels located all across the Arkansas Ozarks.
Saturday, May 07, 2016 – Saturday, May 21, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ozark Folkways
22733 N. Highway 71
Winslow, AR 72959
Admission: Free
www.ozarkfolkways.net

Balloon Dayz in Russellville

Balloon Dayz – Russellville

Balloon flights, balloon glow, tethered rides, helicopter rides, powered parachutes, charity dog walk, Chainsaw carving, vendors, food, and live entertainment on stage. On Sunday Bluegrass battle.
Friday, May 13, 2016 – Sunday, May 15, 2016
Pope County Fair Grounds
500 S.Knoxville Ave.
Russellville, AR 72801
Admission: Daily charge and weekend pass
www.balloondayz.com

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Features Kinsey Collection

Mosaic Templars Cultural Center Features Kinsey Collection – Little Rock

The impressive Kinsey Collection includes authentic and rare art, original artifacts, books, documents, and other memorabilia that tell a more complete story of the black experience in America. The collection has received national acclaim, is a favorite of black celebrities, and has been featured at the DuSable Museum of African American History, the American Pavilion of Epcot Center at Walt Disney World and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Friday, April 08, 2016 – Thursday, June 30, 2016
Mosaic Templars Cultural Center
501 W. 9th Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Admission: Free
http://www.mosaictemplarscenter.com/

Star Wars Science at Museum of Discovery

Star Wars Science at Museum of Discovery

In a galaxy far away…or at the Museum of Discovery we’ll be recreating and exploring the science found in the Star Wars movies! This will be a hands-on family event for all ages. This event is included in regular museum admission: $10 for adults; $8 for children 12 and under, military and seniors; and free for under one and members.
Saturday, May 14 at 10 AM – 3 PM
Museum of Discovery
500 President Clinton Ave, Ste 150,
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Admission: $10 for adults; $8 for children 12 and under
https://www.museumofdiscovery.org/

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