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Elevate February Fun with Events Throughout Arkansas


Don’t let the February chill freeze your fun! Warm up with exciting indoor events across Arkansas. The highlight? Post-season basketball action is heating up the entire state. Snag a front-row seat at a nearby tournament, munch on popcorn and cheer for high school athletes giving their all.

But that’s not all! Spice up your month with Pulaski Tech’s Culinary Classes. Whether it’s a charming date night, a lively friends’ get-together or a delightful outing with your child, these classes are a must-try. Trust me, they’re absolutely awesome – check them out and elevate your February fun!

Brick Universe | Little Rock

Calling all LEGO® fans! Brick Universe will be hosted at the Statehouse Convention Center and is the perfect outing to check out LEGO® creations, Professional LEGO® artists, building zones, merchants and more!
Venue: Statehouse Convention Center
Date: February 3
More Information: Click Here

Frost Fest |Fayetteville

Join us at Frost Fest in Fayetteville for a celebration of craft beer, community, and the beauty of winter in the Ozarks. As Arkansas’ premier beer festival, Frost Fest offers the opportunity to sample craft beers from across the region while enjoying live music, art, vendors, food trucks, and much more.
Venue: 1946 N. Birch Ave, Fayetteville
Date: February 3
More Information: Click Here

Garden Bros Nuclear Circus | Little Rock

The Garden Bros Circus will be in Little Rock for just a few days and will have over 60 performers. If you get to the circus early, you can meet the stars of the show.
Venue: Arkansas State Fair Grounds
Date: February 15-19
More Information/Tickets: Click Here

Robinson Center | Little Rock

Don’t miss out on the exciting lineup of events happening at the Robinson Center this month! The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra (ASO), a beloved treasure for central Arkansas residents, will be gracing the stage with their mesmerizing performances. With a mission to enrich and inspire Arkansas through the enchanting power of music, the ASO consistently delivers diverse and captivating events throughout the year. In addition to the ASO performances, there will also be a ballet, Wheel of Fortune Live, and a Broadway musical.

Mean Girls (February 2-4)
Bond and Beyond (February 10-11)
Ballet Arkansas Swan Lake (February 17-18)
Wheel of Fortune Live! (February 20)
Kerson Leon Plays Beethoven (February 24-25)
For Tickets and More Information: Click Here

Murphy Arts District | El Dorado

The Murphy Arts District in El Dorado is dedicated to bringing culture to South Arkansas and is a hub for hosting great artists. There will be three events in February.
Boosie- (February 10)
Pail- (February 17)
Mark Chestnut- (February 24)
More Information and Tickets: Click Here

Pulaski Tech Culinary Classes | Little Rock

The University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech extends its wealth of knowledge to Arkansans through an array of hands-on classes catering to all. Among these offerings are non-credit culinary classes held at the college’s cutting-edge Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute (CAHMI), welcoming the public year-round. This month, numerous classes await your selection. Don’t delay in registering! Hint: A couple of these classes would make for an exceptional and distinctive Valentine’s date.

Louisiana Cuisine (February 1)
Macaroons: Spring-Themed (February 1)
Asian Cooking (February 7)
Mardi Gras- King Cake (February 8)
Couples Cooking & Dining: Date Night (February 13)
Sweets for your Sweetie (February 13)
Fresh Pasta (February 15)
Louisiana Cuisines (February 15)
Entertaining Friends Appetizer Class (February 20)
Asian Cooking (February 21)
Louisiana Cuisine (February 22)
Secret Sauces (February 27)
Louisiana Cuisines (February 29)
Mile High Meringue Pie (February 29)

More Information and Tickets: Click Here

Walton Arts Center | Fayetteville

The Walton Arts Center stands as a premier entertainment destination for Arkansans. In February 2024, a diverse array of events awaits you. Secure your tickets and indulge in the entertainment!
West Street Live (February 1)
Starlight Jazz Club (February 2)
American Girl LIVE! In Concert (February 3)
Poli POP! (February 13)
SoNA’s Defying Expectations (February 17)
Company (February 20-25)
Ailey (February 27)
David Foster and Katharine McPhee (February 29)
More Information and Tickets: Click Here

High School Post-Season Basketball Tournament Locations

February is the month for the regional basketball tournaments to see which teams will get the opportunity to play in the State Tournament for classifications 4A and under. The Arkansas Athletics Association has announced the tournament sites for this season. Start making plans to follow the brackets closely, and if you reside near one of these towns, be sure to secure your tickets, grab some popcorn, and witness the thrilling showdowns between high school athletes vying for a spot in the State Tournament. Keep an eye out for updates on the tournament brackets later this month. You can find those on the Arkansas Activities Association website.

Regional Tournaments, Feb. 21-24

Class 4A
North – Pea Ridge
East – Brookland
South – Nashville

Class 3A
Region 1 – Booneville
Region 2 – Manila
Region 3 – Dover
Region 4 – Jessieville

Class 2A
West – Greenland
North – Riverside
Central – Izard County
South – Acorn

Class 1A
Region 1 – Huntsville
Region 2 – West Side Greers Ferry
Region 3 – Clarendon
Region 4 – Emerson

State Tournaments, Feb. 27-Mar. 2
6A – North Little Rock
5A – Searcy
4A – Farmington
3A – Elkins
2A – Mansfield
1A – Omaha at North Ark

State Finals, Mar. 7-9 Hot Springs Convention Center

Razorback and Lady Razorback Basketball

The Razorback basketball season is winding down for the men’s and women’s teams, and both are putting on some great shows in their contests. There are only a handful of home games left for this season. Below is a list of February home games.

Men’s Basketball Home Games- February
February 10 vs. Georgia 5 p.m.
February 14 vs. Tennessee 8 p.m.
February 24 vs. Missouri 11 a.m.
February 27 vs. Vanderbilt 8 p.m.

Lady Razorbacks Home Games- February
February 1 vs. Alabama 8 p.m.
February 4 vs. Auburn 5 p.m.
February 18 vs. Missouri 3 p.m.
February 25 vs. Vanderbilt 2 p.m.
February 29 vs. South Carolina 8 p.m.
More Information:
Men’s Basketball
Women’s Basketball

Other Arkansas Colleges with NCAA Division 1 Basketball Teams:

University of Central Arkansas
Arkansas State University
University of Arkansas Little Rock
University of Arkansas Pine Bluff

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