Friday, August 1 at 7 p.m., Saturday, August 2 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Arkansas Repertory Theatre: 601 Main Street
Performed by the young artists in the Summer Musical Theatre Intensive (SMTI). Learn more.
2014 National Physique Committee’s Arkansas State Bodybuilding Championships
Saturday, August 2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Statehouse Convention Center
There will be five categories: bodybuilding, physique, figure, fitness and bikini. Learn more on Facebook.
Legacies & Lunch: Frank Sata
Wednesday, August 6, noon-1 p.m.; brown bag lunch in the lobby at 11:30 a.m., drinks and dessert provided
Central Arkansas Library System (CALS: Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue
As a young boy, Sata was one of thousands of Japanese Americans who spent time imprisoned in Arkansas during World War II. He will speak about the experience and how it shaped his father’s art (on display in Concordia Hall of Butler Center Galleries) and his own work as an architect. Co-hosted by Butler Center for Arkansas Studies and Clinton School of Public Service. Free, open to the public, sponsored in part by the Arkansas Humanities Council. For more information call 501-918-3033.
Sunday, August 10 , 2 p.m.
Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center: 602 President Clinton Ave
Gridiron at The Rep, August 13-16
The 3rd Annual Great War Memorial Balloon Race, August 29-31
Six Bridges Regatta, August 30
Landers Fiat 6th Annual Shine a Light on Literacy, September 11
ACANSA Arts Festival, September 24-28
William J. Clinton Presidential Library & Museum
Though January 5, 2014 Chihuly Glass Exhibit
Chiluly is credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement. This special exhibit includes 4 specially designed installations that highlight Chihuly’s classical work and new designs. Visitors will be welcomed by 200 Red Reeds installed in the Library’s fountains. The exhibit will also include a glass tower, garden of glass, and Seaforms. (click for more info) Photo Credit: Dale Chihuly – Mille Fiori (detail), 2008.
Downtown Little Rock Julius Breckling Riverfront Park
In the River Market District, along the south bank of the Arkansas River. Free parking on weekends behind the River Market Pavilions or ride the River Rail trolley from an abundance of free parking on both sides of the river. Enjoy hiking and biking the many miles of scenic trails, looking at the statues around the park, or enjoy the playground and reading the historical markers.