Throw me some beads while eating chocolate, listening to the Beatles, playing some Texas Hold ‘Em with some prehistoric friends before jumping into an ice cold lake. Oh Arkansas, you never disappoint. Here is what is happening this weekend, January 29 – 31 around the state.
Eureka Gras – Eureka Springs
Celebrate the Mardi Gras season with Arkansas’s only krewe, the Krewe of Krazo, at Eureka Gras. This celebration, which continues through Feb. 9, showcases the fun and frivolity of this annual tradition with parades, balls and a whole lot of fun. Learn more here on OnlyinArk.
January 31 – February 9, 2016
Eureka Springs Eureka Gras
12th Annual Chocolate Festival – Hot Springs
Eat chocolate for charity at the 12th annual Chocolate Festival hosted by the Embassy Suites and benefiting the Cooperative Christian Ministries and Clinic. Bid on great items at the silent auction and enjoy live entertainment all while supporting health care for those in true need.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
1:00 – 3 p.m.
Embassy Suites Hot Springs Hotel & Spa
Contact (501) 318-1153 or click here for more information
Classic Albums Live Presents the Beatles’ Abbey Road – Fayetteville
Classic Albums Live makes their highly-anticipated stop at WAC to perform The Beatles’ immaculately produced Abbey Road album in its entirety. These first-rate musicians are dedicated to faithfully recreating every sound on the original album exactly as you remember it. “Come Together” to celebrate the enduring, powerful and transformational music of these rock legends and hear your favorite Beatles songs performed just as they were intended!
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Baum Walker Hall
Texas Hold’em Tournament – Bentonville
Bring your poker face and quick wit strategy to the Texas Hold’em Tournament sponsored by Unilever. No need to up the ante as lunch, snacks and beverages will be provided. $5,000 in prizes. This poker tournament benefits Boys & Girls Club of Benton County.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Boys and Girls Club Benton County
Discover the Dinosaurs – Little Rock
Discover the Dinosaurs is a unique, hands-on exhibit, consisting of moving and replica dinosaurs that you can actually touch! Beyond the exhibit, additional activities are available for kids of all ages including riding a dinosaur, themed inflatables, a dino dig, and gem and fossil panning. Take the entire family, and spend the day with dinosaurs!
January 29 – 31, 2016
Statehouse Convention Center
Little Rock, AR
Discover the Dinosaurs
2016 Polar Plunge & 5K Polar Walk/Run – Pine Bluff, Paragould, Wynne/Forrest City
Polar Plunge® is a fundraiser in which individuals and teams take the plunge into various bodies of water…typically cold water to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Arkansas! Participants must be at least 12 years of age and raise a minimum of $50 per person. Have FUN! – form a team, create a fun name and crazy costumes with friends, co-workers or classmates. All plunges listed below can be found at Firstgiving.com/soar.