Weekend Plans: Delta Exhibition, Zoo Days, Bubble Run and More

AY Publisher Heather Baker has your list of great events to go to this weekend!

60th Annual Delta Exhibition Opens

Who: Arkansas Arts Center

When: Opens Thursday and works will be on display until August 26

Where: Arkansas Arts Center, 501 E 9th St. in Little Rock

What: The Annual Delta Exhibition, founded in 1958, is one of the most anticipated Arkansas Arts Center exhibitions of the year. The Exhibition celebrates artists from the Mississippi Delta region provides and a glimpse into the contemporary art scene. The opening ceremony is sold out on Thursday evening, but you’ve got plenty of time to see these amazing works.

Red, White & Zoo Days

Who: The Little Rock Zoo

When: Saturday through Monday, 9 am to 5 p.m. daily.

Where: Little Rock Zoo, 1 Zoo Dr, Little Rock,

What: Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at the Zoo with patriotic face paintings, a special event with the Arkansas Travelers and the elephants, lawn games, food specials and more. On Monday ONLY admission is $6 for active/non-active military guests. Regular admission for adults is $12.95, $9.95 for kids and kids 2 and under are free.


When: Saturday at 8 a.m.

Where: Arkansas State Fairgrounds – 2600 Howard Street, Little Rock

What: The BUBBLE RUN™ is far from your average 5K. It’s been compared to running through Willy Wonka’s factory. Clad in white T-shirts, adults, kids and strollers run, walk, dance and play across three miles of absolute fun! At each kilometer, participants will run through foam bogs where there is enough colored foam to cover you from head to toe! Cost to enter is $50 for individuals and kids four and under race for free with fully paid adult registration. For more information or tickets, click here.

Oaklawn Foundation DinoTrek

Who: Hosted by Mid-America Science Museum

When: Opens Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid America Blvd. in Hot Springs

What: The first of its kind in the state, the Oaklawn Foundation DinoTrek will put guests face to face with 18 dinosaurs ranging from the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic periods. Complete with life-like sound effects and professional lighting. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for kids.

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