Savvy Blog

Weekend To Dos!


It’s the weekend before Thanksgiving and the Christmas season is fast approaching. Get in the winter spirit with the annual ice rink downtown or with some wonderful shopping in Conway. You’re teen will probably be interested in the Gross Gourmet Cooking Class at the library and your middle schooler will likely love Breakfast with the Big Cats at the Zoo! Read all about these and other events in our weekend to dos!

Arkansas Arts Center Museum School Sale: Start your Christmas shopping this Saturday with some local, handmade artwork from Museum School faculty and students. Sale takes place at the Clear Channel Metroplex on 10800 Colonel Glenn Road in Little Rock from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM.

Breakfast with Big Cats at the Zoo: Have breakfast and talk about big cats with the zoo keepers at the Little Rock Zoo! Seating is limited and prior reservations are a must! Begins at 8:00 am sharp. Member Child: $12.95, Member Adult: $16.95, Non-Member Child: $16.95, Non-Member Adult: $21.95

Holidays on Ice: Get ready for the season at the annual ice skating rink in the River Market’s open air pavilion! It opens THIS SATURDAY and runs through January 6th. Grand opening festivities begin at 9:30 a.m. For a full schedule and more information check out 9.00 per hour. Children age 4 and under free with paid adult admission.

Dazzle Days: Head over to Conway and check out all the merchants at Dazzle Daze, sample appetizers from Chef Jill McCollum, listen to jazz by Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers and register for prizes, including jewelry donated by Fletcher Smith’s Jewelers and services donated by Cosmetic Laser Solutions. Limited number of tickets available. You can also eat at the Dazzle Deli, visit Santa and Mrs. Claus at the North Pole, and enjoy a variety of entertainment. Takes place at the Conway Expo Center (2505 East Oak). Admission is $25 per person. There will be a raffle drawing on Saturday at 3:45 p.m. Win a 2013 Ford Mustang Convertible or other great prizes. $100 donation per ticket, limited to only 500 tickets sold! For more information call 501-513-5778 or visit

Gross Gourmet Cooking Class: Learn to make the most disgusting creations imaginable, and then EAT THEM! Takes place Saturday Nov 17 8pm – 9pm at the main location of the Central Arkansas Libraries. Call 501-918-3057 for more info!

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