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Music to Monster Trucks this Weekend in Arkansas – June 3 – 5, 2016


Arkansas is full of fun for the whole family this weekend. Enjoy the music at Riverfest while monster trucks battle it out. Have fun on the farm, in bathtub races, and celebrating Lum & Abner this weekend in Arkansas.

39th Annual Lum & Abner Festival

39th Annual Lum & Abner Festival – Mena

The Lum & Abner Festival is an annual festival that takes place the first weekend of June. The festival includes activities for all ages, live music, free concerts, arts & crafts, great food, fishing derbies, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, 5K run, classic car show, live re-enactments and movies of the Lum and Abner radio shows, firefighter’s challenge, baby crawlin’ contest, Li’l Miss and Mister Lum and Abner Pageant, Kiddie Korner with inflatables, BBQ cook-off, and more. For 2016, a Lumberjack Show and Gunfighter Re-enactment will be back as special entertainment.
Friday, June 3, 2016 – Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Janssen Park
512 Seventh Street
Mena, AR 71953
Admission: Free


Monster Truck Racing Super Series

Monster Truck Racing Super Series – Springdale

Monster Truck Racing Super Series roars into Parsons Stadium for one wild, heart-stopping weekend. Witness the top monster trucks in all out war.
Friday, June 3, 2016 – Saturday, June 4, 2016, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Parson’s Stadium
1423 E. Emma Ave.
Springdale, AR 72764
Admission: $12-$22


11th Annual Stueart Pennington Running of the Tubs

11th Annual Stueart Pennington Running of the Tubs – Hot Springs

Costumed teams load up in authentic bathtubs outfitted with wheels and trek down the street. Audience is encouraged to get in the spirit and bring your water guns, wear your house slippers, your shower cap, your robe, and join in all the fun while watching the parade. See website for events happening on both days.
Friday, June 3, 2016 – Saturday, June 4, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
Exchange Street Parking Deck
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Admission: Free


Riverfest 2016

Riverfest: Arkansas’ Premier Music Festival – Little Rock

Concerts by top-name artists are featured in Riverfront Park and on the grounds of the Clinton Presidential Center. As always, there are market row vendors and popular Riverfest food and drink merchants. A traditional Riverfest firework show Sunday evening.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 – Sunday, June 5, 2016, 1:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Riverfront Park
Little Rock, AR 72201

Down on the Farm Family Day

Down on the Farm Family Day – Rogers

Enjoy a day of family fun featuring activities, games, food, live music, tractor show, petting animals, and face painting center with a farm theme.
Saturday, June 4, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Rogers Historical Museum
322 S. 2nd Street
Rogers, AR 72756
Admission: Free


Eureka Springs Mustang Show

Eureka Springs Mustang Show – Eureka Springs

The only car show in the Ozarks dedicated exclusively to America’s favorite pony car, the Ford Mustang.
Saturday, June 4, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Village at Pine Mountain
2075 E. Van Buren
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Admission: Free


Laugh Out Loud Gala

Laugh Out Loud Gala – Fayetteville

An evening of food, fun, laughter and a live and silent auction, the ALTLOL Gala is in support of Arts Live Theatre’s Arts Education Program and Scholarship Fund.
Saturday, June 4, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Fayetteville Towns Center
15 W. Mountain Street
Fayetteville, AR 72701

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