SATURDAY: 40th Annual Territorial Fair at the Historic Arkansas Museum, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Free. The event features pioneer music, Maypole dancing, crafts for kids, stilt-walking, hoop-rolling, sack-racing, brick-making and more frontier fun (including whitewashing a fence!).
SATURDAY: Lil’ Wild Ones: Nature Stories and Activities at the WSJCANC. Held the second Saturday of each month during the school year at 2 p.m., the event explores wildlife and habitats of Arkansas through nature stories and hands-on activities. Recommended for ages 4-8. Free. Registration is not required. For more information, call (501) 907-0636.
SATURDAY: Helping Hand’s Walk, Run and Wheel for Special Needs 5K/2K. Click here for details.
SATURDAY: International Migratory Bird Day at Holland Bottoms WMA in Jacksonville. Join Audubon Arkansas for family-friendly activities to learn more about birds in the area. Event includes morning bird walk with the Audubon Society of Central Arkansas at 7 a.m., a family bird walk with Dr. Dan “the Bird Man” at 11 a.m., and children’s activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free lunch at noon. For more information, contact Uta Meyer at (501) 244-2229, email@example.com.
SATURDAY: Magic Springs Water Park in Hot Springs opens at 11 a.m. It will be open on weekends until May 19 and seven days a week beginning May 25. The theme park opened last month. There are several ticket options available, including season passes starting at $74.99. Click here for more information.
SUNDAY: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Guild’s Mother’s Day tea party, Teapots & Toasts, as part of the Symphony Designer House XXII. Click here for details.
SUNDAY: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra’s Cirque de la Symphonie at Robinson Center Music Hall, 3 p.m. Children (K-12th grade) can attend free with a paying adult. Individual tickets start at just $14. Click here for details.