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Get Inked This Weekend – August 16-18

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Tattoos are one of the hottest trends in America and Arkansas will be holding its first-ever Tattoo Convention this weekend in Hot Springs. Other activities around the state include a free concert in Fayetteville, a bridal fair in Little Rock, and a magic show in El Dorado. You can also plan to catch a Drive-In movie and mark it off your summer bucket list. Enjoy your Arkansas weekend! 

The Strumbellas Free Summer Concert at JBGB Charity Show! (Fayetteville)

The Strumbellas are will be in Fayetteville this weekend and will be using their talents for charity! This show will benefit Fayetteville Youth Baseball + Pagnozzi Parker Charities!

The Free Summer Concert Series is for ALL AGES and seating is first-come, first-served inside the restaurant. Entry is free and parking is available on a monitored lot for $10.

Venue: 3615 N Steele Blvd
Date: August 16
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: Free
Contact: Click Here 

Arkansas Tattoo Convention (Hot Springs)

The Arkansas Tattoo Convention will be held at the Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa in Hot Springs this weekend. The tattoo convention is a 3-day weekend event that brings the most renowned artists from all over the country to Hot Springs. There will also be live entertainment daily. 

Venue: Arlington Resort
Date: August 16-18
Admission: Tickets Required
Contact: Click Here 

2019 Fall Bridal Show (Little Rock)

The Bridal Show features more than 50 vendors ready to help brides plan their perfect day. Reputable vendors not only display their product but also book weddings on the spot, making it the perfect way to plan a wedding in one day, in one location. There will be prize giveaways and games that lead up to the show’s conclusion — the runway fashion show and the ultimate prize giveaway.

Venue: 1 Statehouse Plaza
Date: August 18
Time: 12:30 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Admission: Tickets Required
Contact: Click Here 

Jonathan Erlandson Magic (El Dorado)

Erlandson will be in El Dorado this weekend! He first became interested in magic at the age of six, while living in California and watching a popular TV show about magic. Now he calls Little Rock home, making residence at the Maxwell Blade Theatre of Magic, where he is the featured “Close Up Show” performer. Erlandson is one of the freshest magicians to combine ‘close up magic’ with ‘mentalism,’ creating one of the most unique magic acts in the world today. His performance has been called ‘psychological illusions’ — but the audience will have to be the judge of that.

Venue: Griffin Restaurant
Date: August 16
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: Tickets Required
Contact: Click Here 

Easterseals Walk With Me (Little Rock)

Walk With Me offers a USATF certified 5K race and fun walk, complete with refreshments and children activities. It’s an inspiring event that helps raise awareness and funds for Easterseals Arkansas. Easterseals Arkansas serves children & adults with disabilities throughout Arkansas with the mission to provide exceptional services to empower them to live, learn, work and play in their communities

Venue: 3920 Woodland Heights
Date: August 17
Time: 7 a.m.
Admission: Race Day Registration $30 adults, $12 Children (12 and under)
Contact: Click Here 

Summer Drive-In Movies in Arkansas This Weekend

Make plans to check a Drive-In Movie off of your Arkansas summer bucket list by catching one this weekend! 

Kenda Drive-In (Marshall) 

Showing Double Feature: Hobbs & Shaw and Yesterday
Venue: Kenda Drive-In
Date: August 16-18
Time: Box Office opens @ 7:15 p.m. Movie starts at 8:45 p.m.
Admission: Ages 12+ $6.00, Ages 6-11 $2.00, 6 and under Free
Contact: Click Here 

Stone Drive-In (Mountain View)

Movie: Hobbs & Shaw
Venue: 808 Theatre Ln
Date: August 16-18
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Admission: Family Movies: Ages 12 and older: $5 Ages 5-11: $3 All Other Movies: Ages 12 and older: $5 Ages 6-11: Free
Contact: Click Here 

 112 Drive-In (Fayetteville) 

Movies: 8:30 – Hobbs & Shaw, 11:00 – Spiderman: Far From Home
Venue: 3552 HWY 112N
Date: August 16-18
Time: 9 p.m.
Admission: Ages 13+ $10.00, Ages 6-12 $4.00, Ages 5 and under are Free!
Contact: Click Here 

Header photo: Arkansas Parks and Tourism 

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