Savvy Blog

Weekend To Dos


From tax free back to school shopping to events celebrating the beauty of amphibians, there’s a lot going on this weekend in central Arkansas. Check out a few of the family friendly events. 

100th Annual Saint Joseph’s Baazar in Downtown Conway:

Shop for great items, visit with friends, play games and so much more! This year’s bazaar is August 3-5th on the campus of St. Joseph Catholic School located at 504 Front Street, in downtown Conway. Visit the website for more information or contact Kim Williams at 501-548-9950.

Horray for Herps at Pinnacle Mountain State Park:

Park interpreters will be hosting hikes, crafts, games, and talks about Arkansas’s native reptiles and amphibians, including opportunities to meet live animals up close. Takes place all weekend. Click here to learn more or call (501) 868-5806

Super Summer Saturdays at the Clinton Center:

Throughout the summer the Clinton Center will be transformed into a baseball diamond, filled with hands-on activity stations including interactive baseball games, puzzles, coloring, trivia and more. Begins at 2:00 PM. Learn more here.

Bright Ideas Back to School Bash:

Bright Ideas is hosting a “Back to School Bash” August 4th from 10am-2pm. There will be games, food and much more! Admission is $1 at the door and you can purchase tickets for food and games. All profit will be used for toys and technology upgrades for the children. Click here to learn more. 

Back to School Bash at the Promenade:

Enjoy tax free shopping and help children in need prepare for back to school! With your donations, the Promenade will pack 100 backpacks for needy children. Taking place from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm the events includes meeting the Museum of Discovery Mad Scientist, taking pictures in the FREE photo booth, and all kinds of games, giveaways and more! Maggi Moo will also be on hand! Learn more at yesterday’s blog post or visit

And don’t forget about tax free shopping all weekend! Learn more at last week’s blog post!

Meredith is the online editor of the Savvy Blog. She lives in Little Rock with her twin sons, dogs, cats, and husband.
See all posts by Meredith


  1. Becky says:

    Love being all the great things to do with your family for the weekend. I get my Grandkids and they want to go go go and Savvy Kids tells me where