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There’s too much fun this weekend!


There’s just too much fun for one weekend! Enjoy the lovely spring weather with more daffodils than you can pick and getting ready for your spring garden. The Phantom comes to town as well as bluegrass festivals and art exhibits. It’s the thrill of the hunt for some antiques, learn what to pack for hiking, or relive the feuds of bootlegging families. I told you this weekend was going to be a hoot!

39th Annual Wye Mountain Daffodil Festival

Seven acres of 20+ varieties of daffodils, jonquils, and narcissus. Arts & crafts, concessions, and BBQ. No pets, please.
March 1, 2017 – March 31, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wye Mountain UMC Daffodil Field
23300 Hwy 113 South
Wye, AR 72016
Admission: Free

The Phantom of the Opera – Little Rock

Following an acclaimed sold-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s phenomenal musical success is now on tour across North America.
March 8, 2017 – March 19, 2017
Robinson Center
426 West Markham St.
Little Rock, AR 72201

Mountain View Bluegrass Festival

Bluegrass festival to be held at the large auditorium of the Ozark Folk Center. Great bluegrass music all weekend long. Single day pass or festival pass available.
March 9, 2017 – March 11, 2017
Ozark Folk Center
1032 Park Ave.
Mountain View, AR 72560

Delta Rhythms: Works from the Permanent Collection Exhibition – Pine Bluff

“Delta Rhythms” shines numerous lenses on the repetition and flow of daily life in our region. The rhythm of agriculture, the grind of chores, of music, even the rhythm of the rocker as a time-worn metaphor of aging are represented in the works of various artist. Celebration, death, and decay are all a part of life.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, February 3, 2017 – April 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
701 S. Main St.
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Admission: Free

24th Annual Camden Daffodil Festival

Tour the beautiful private daffodil gardens with hundreds of thousands of daffodils of various varieties. Historic home tours showcase Camden’s rich Civil War history. Confederate cemetery walk, Civil War re-enactors, vintage car show, art show and sale, quilt show, live entertainment, children’s activities, more than 100 vendors, and the annual Sanctioned Steak Cook-Off on Saturday night. Make plans to spend two wonderful days in Camden, Arkansas and enjoy hospitality at its best!
March 10, 2017 – March 11, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Daffodil Hospitality Center, 1st UMC Christian Life Center
121 Harrison Ave.
Camden, AR 71701

Bella Rustina Modern Vintage Market – Little Rock

Explore through more than 220 booths brimming with antiques, vintage, and vintage-inspired handmade items brought by exhibitors from many states. Parking is free.
March 10, 2017 – March 12, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
War Memorial Stadium
1 Stadium Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72205
Admission: Early Buying on Friday: $8 adults, $1 ages 12 and under; Saturday-Sunday: $5 adults, $1 ages 12 and under

Packing for Hiking 101 – Little Rock

Are you new to hiking or backpacking? Discover what to pack in your backpack for safe and enjoyable hikes along Arkansas’s trails. Advance payment and registration required.
March 11, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Visitor Center
Little Rock, AR 72223
Admission: $5 per person
Phone: 501-868-5806

Gardening Basics for Spring – Washington

There are many reasons to garden. Some garden for self-sufficiency, some for health reasons, and others simply want to beautify their yard. Join the park gardener for a hands-on workshop about the basics of all types of gardening in preparation for the warmer days of spring.
March 11, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Historic Washington State Park
1874 Courthouse
Washington, AR 71862
Admission: $25

Bootlegger Daze – Calico Rock

Sneak off for a day of fun, music, and remembering the history of the Ozarks. “Bootleggers” the 1974 movie was filmed in Calico Rock and we relive that time for one day. Enjoy music by Bryan Hayes and the Retrievers, special event by the Peppersauce Players, and showing of “Bootleggers”.
March 11, 2017, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Main Street
131 Main St.
Calico Rock, AR 72519
Admission: Free

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