LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – There’s lots to do all over Arkansas this weekend.
Here’s the latest weekend planner from AY Magazine:
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Who: Celebrity Attractions LR
When: Thursday 7:30 p.m.; Friday 7:30 p.m.; Saturday 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.
Where: Robinson Center, 426 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR
What: Beautiful tells the story of songwriter Carole King, who worked with her husband Gerry Goffin and writers Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann. Hear hits like “I Feel the Earth Move,” “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and more.
Ticket link: https://www.ticketmaster.com/venueartist/221397/2117653
Louder than Words: Rock Power and Politics
Who: Clinton Presidential Center
When: Mar 12 – August 5, 2018
Where: Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, AR
What: The temporary exhibit at the Clinton Center explores the American history and rock ‘n’ roll. Throughout 60 years and more than 50 artists and political figures, attendees will follow a timeline of presidential administrations to see the role music has played across the years. Make student tour reservations here: https://www.clintonfoundation.org/clinton-presidential-center/about/educational-programs
2018 PK Grills Cookout
Who: PK Grills, an Arkansas-based grill company
When: Friday 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: War Memorial Stadium, 1 Stadium Drive, Little Rock, AR
What: This year’s PK Grills Cookout includes a meat class by Jess Pryles (who will also have a book signing) and a welcome party with live music, food and beer on Friday night. Head to War Memorial Stadium on Saturday for the main event, the steak cookoff.
Register for the cookoff: http://steakcookoffs.com/event-2781347?CalendarViewType=1&SelectedDate=6/2/2018
Kids’ Fishing Derby
Who: Pinnacle Mountain
When: Saturday 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Where: Pinnacle Mountain State Park, 11901 Pinnacle Valley Rd, Roland, AR
What: The pond at Pinnacle Mountain is stocked full of fish, so head over Saturday morning for the free fishing derby. Enjoy a casting contest, snacks and prizes. Bring your bait and tackle. You must be 15 or under to compete, but everyone with a fishing license can fish after 10 a.m.
For more great weekend events, visit aymag.com.