LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – There’s lots to do all over Arkansas this weekend.
Here’s the latest weekend planner from AY Magazine:
What: Fright in the Heights
When: Thursday, Oct. 18
Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Where: Kavanaugh Blvd. in the Heights neighborhood
Bring your kids to the Heights for an evening of trick or treating at area businesses. Make sure the kids wear their costumes as they go door-to-door! Stores will have treats and prizes for the kids, and stores will be offering sales for adults. FREE
What: International Observe the Moon Night
When: Friday, Oct. 19
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m
Where: Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub
Brush up on your astronomy for International Observe the Moon Night! This Friday, join the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub as they break out their telescope to look at the moon. You’ll see all the craters, mountains, and lava tunnels you can’t see with your naked eye. FREE
What: World Cheese Dip Championship
When: Saturday, Oct. 20
Time: 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: Clinton Presidential Center (1200 President Clinton Ave.)
Get ready to crown the cheese dip champion this Saturday at the 8th annual World Cheese Dip Championship. 30 cheese dips will be there for you to test and vote on. Once you try them all out, cast your vote! Pre-sale tickets are available for $10 at https://centralarkansastickets.com/events/WCDC. Tickets are $15 at the gate. Active military, military veterans, law enforcement and EMTs can purchase tickets for $8 with ID. Children under 5 get in free. All the proceeds benefit Harmony Health Clinic, which provides free medical and dental services in Pulaski County. Remember, it’s cheese dip, not queso.
What: 1st BoBrook Farms Hot Dog Eating Contest
When: Sunday, Oct. 21
Time: 4:00-4:30 p.m.
Where: BoBrook Farms (13810 Combee Lane, Roland)
How many hot dogs can you eat! Find out this weekend at BoBrook Farms at their first annual Hot Dog Eating Contest. The person who can eat the most hot dogs in five minutes will receive an official hot dog hat, a pumpkin fresh from the pumpkin patch, and a bottle of wine (if they are 21 years or older). The entry fee is $10 per person and includes a t-shirt and all the hot dogs you can eat! (In five minutes, of course.) Sign up for the contest at the 1st Annual BoBrook Farms Hot Dog Eating Contest Facebook page by Thursday, Oct. 18 to get a shirt in the right size.
What: Meet-N-Greet with The Walking Dead’s Michael Cudlitz
When: Sunday, Oct. 21
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Where: Little Rock Zoo
Come out to the Zoo to meet one of the stars of the AMC show The Walking Dead, Michael Cudlitz! Dress up as a zombie and get a selfie with Michael before you head into the Zoo Zombie Party. Tickets are $50 and are only available online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boo-at-the-zoo-a-night-with-the-walking-deads-michael-cudlitz-tickets-48600267709?aff=ehomecard. They are expected to sell out, so get them now!
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