May 24, 2013 – May 26, 2013
May 24-26: Riverfest 2013 is a festival of the visual and performing arts. Activities for young and old alike, six performance stages, food, art and crafts. Visit www.riverfestarkansas.com for the latest updates. Admission: $15 in advance for all 3 days. Contact DeAnna Korte at (501) 255-3378 for more information.
May 25, 2013
May 25: The Rock Run 8K begins on Rebsamen Road in Murray Park. The Rock Run 8K is one of the fastest race courses in the state, with only two turns and very flat topography. (Note: Route is subject to change at this time. Information will be updated). The course is USATF Certified.
Registration: 6 a.m. Race start time: 7:30 a.m. For more information, call (501) 227-3600.
May 25: 4-H youth Dream Team in Saline County hosts a fishing derby at Sunset Lake in Benton from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. targeting children of military personnel in the area. However, all children in the community are invited. Some bait and tackle will be available but children can bring their own supplies. Concessions will be offered with proceeds going toward future projects of the Dream Team 4-H Club. Prizes will also be awarded. For more information or to RSVP, contact Samantha Bartle at (501) 350-7456 or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 1, 2013 – June 30, 2013
June 1 thru 30: The Promenade Express Train Rides is back and on the move. Head over to the train stop next to Anthropologie and catch a ride!
Hours of operation: Sunday, noon until 5 p.m., Monday thru Saturday, 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Rides are just $3 for kids under 13 and $5 for adults. For more information visit www.chenalshopping.com.
June 1: Tour de Rock, presented by Coulson Oil Company, is a fundraiser for CARTI that caters to cycling enthusiast and those folks interested in having fun. (more…)
June 1: Join us for a 5K race and 1K family fun walk. The 5K starts in front of the Zoo and takes runners through War Memorial Park and the Hillcrest Neighborhood and ends back at the Zoo where race participants get in the Zoo FREE! Race participants are encouraged to wear costumes and fun dress attire. Awards will be given for best animal costume and best “big cat” costume. (Please remember this is a family friendly event and to dress appropriately). Event time: 8 a.m. For more information call 501-661-7208.
June 1: Celebrate and enjoy Petit Jean’s 20-plus miles of trails! This day will be filled with guided hikes and hiking related programs for all ages. Contact the park at 501-727-5441 for a schedule and more information as the event draws near. This event corresponds with American Hiking Society programs nationwide. Admission is free.
June 3, 2013 – July 29, 2013
June 3 thru July 29: What are you doing this summer? At the Anthony School, we’re having all kinds of fun, so call us at 501-225-6629 and sign up today. (more…)
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June 7, 2013 – June 30, 2013
June 7 thru 30: This exhibition features 48 works representing the greatest artists of their periods, including Rembrandt van Rijn, Thomas Gainsborough, Anthony van Dyck, Frans Hals, Joshua Reynolds, J.M.W. Turner and more.
Most of these paintings have never traveled to the States before, and many of them have rarely been seen outside Kenwood House. Donated by Edward Cecil Guinness, 1st Earl of Iveagh (1847-1927) and heir to the world’s most successful brewery, the collection features portraiture, landscape and 17th century Dutch and Flemish works. In addition to the masterworks from the Iveagh Bequest, the exhibition includes works acquired specifically for Kenwood.
For more information call the Arkansas Arts Center at 501-372-4000.