July 6, 2017

The Weekend Cure for the Summertime Blues

Don’t let the summertime blues get you down. There’s a ton of events around the state for you and your family to enjoy. Check out live stage performances, homespun festivals, science celebrations, and much more this weekend, Only In Arkansas.

Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre — “Father of the Bride” – Searcy

The 35th season of Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre is taking on Marital Messes. You’re gonna laugh, you’re gonna cry, you’re gonna wince, you’re gonna sigh – don’t miss it! Dinner served at 6:30 p.m. and show begins at 7:30 p.m.
July 6, 2017 – July 8, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Harding University Ulrey Performing Arts Center
409 Dr. Jimmy Carr Drive
Searcy, AR 72143
Admission: $29 for dinner and show, $15 for show only
www.harding.edu/ssdt

Third Annual Homegoods Day – Scott

The Plantation Agriculture Museum will host the Third Annual Homegoods Day. Join the festivities while enjoying fresh homemade ice cream, demonstrations, and crafts. Supplies are limited. All activities will be held inside the air-conditioned museum. Admission is free.
July 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Plantation Agriculture Museum
Main Museum
Scott, AR 72142
Admission: Free
501-961-1409

2nd Annual Tesla Fest – Hot Springs

Join Mid-America Science Museum for the celebration of inventor Nikola Tesla’s birthday! Witness the world’s most powerful conical tesla coil and learn all about the science behind Tesla’s experiments using hands-on demonstrations and more!
July 8, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Mid-America Science Museum
500 Mid America Blvd.
Hot Springs, AR 71913
Admission: $10 adults, $8 ages 3-12, seniors and active/inactive military
www.midamericamuseum.org

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4th Annual Family Fun Fest – Little Rock

Centers for Youth and Families and Big Rock Fun Park bring you the 4th Annual Family Fun Fest! There will be fun, games, raffle items, face painting, a sweet treat-watermelon and booths from Qualchoice, Delta Dental and The Outlets of Little Rock. Come on out for some Big Fun and show your support for Centers for Youth and Families.
July 6, 2017, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Big Rock Mini Golf & Fun Park
11411 Baseline Rd
Little Rock, AR 72209
Facebook Event Page

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre “Love’s Labour’s Lost” – Conway

Shakespeare proves that love is a battlefield in this play that pits traditional academic learning against lessons of the real world. Peforming on The Lawn at UCA, visit the website for a map to the location. Show starts at 7:30p. Entrance is “Pay What You Can” with a suggested donation of $15. CASH, CHECK, & CREDIT CARD will be accepted. Some seats are available (first come first serve) but you are welcome to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Patrons are welcome to picnic on the lawn as well.
July 7, 2017, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
University of Central Arkansas
201 Donaghey Ave
Conway, AR 72035
www.arkshakes.com/

3rd Annual Discovery in the Park – Benton

Benton Parks and Recreation is proud to be hosting the 3rd Annual “Discovery in the Park”. Come learn, explore and have fun in your local parks. Museum of Discovery and the Little Rock Zoo will be at Tyndall Park too!
July 8, 2017, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Benton, Arkansas Parks & Recreation
1800 Citizens Drive
Benton, AR 72015
Facebook Event Page

Jeanetta Darley

Arkansas Women Blogger member Jeanetta Darley is an artist, blogger, and sometimes homesteader. A native Arkansan, she creates art and writes about the day to day victories & failures with family, farming, gardening, cooking & life in general at www.jeanettadarley.com.

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