There is art to be seen, performances to be enjoyed and food to be eaten. Whether it's an art show, a food festival or a film festival, you've got some great to-do options this weekend in Little Rock.
Check out our lineup:
Thursday (May 15)
Mozart by Candlelight at Trinity Episicopal Cathedral, 2417 N. Tyler St., Little Rock: Come see the chamber orchestra repertoire presented by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's Intimate Neighborhood Concerts Series. The performance include Overture to Don Giovannia, Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major, and Symphony No. 40 in G minor. Preferred seating is $35. General admission seating, $15, may have an obstructed view. To order tickets, click here.
Third Thursday in the Heights, Little Rock: During this monthly event, stores in the Heights are open until 8 p.m. The event features music, business open houses, sales and specials for residents.
Friday (May 16)
The Hat Club's Crawfish Salute at River Market Pavilions, Little Rock: This annual crawfish boil is benefitting UAMS Neonatal Intensive and the Little Rock Zoo. In addition to the food, there will be live music and a silent auction. THV 11's Craig O'Neill will host. The event goes from 5:30-9:30 p.m. For more information, including tickets, click here.
Saturday (May 17)
Everything Old is New Again: The Arkansas Foodways Movement at Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Institute at Pulaski Technical College, Little Rock: This seminar will feature experts on the subject of Arkansas foodways and food history, including Jody Hardin, founder of the Argenta Market, Culinary Institute Chef Suzanne Campbell, and Tim Nutt, director of Special Collections at the University of Arkansas. The seminar will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration starts at 9 a.m.
Open House and Workshop at Barefoot Studio, 8501 Pinnacle Valley Road, Little Rock: Barefoot Studio is celebrating five years with an open house and workshop from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at its west Little Rock location. Everyone is invited to the event. For more information, click here.
Beyond Hunger: Feast in the Field at Heifer International, One World Ave., Little Rock: To celebrate Heifer's 70 years, the nonprofit is hosting a "farm-to-fork," family-style meal. The evening event is meant to bring awareness to Heifer International's work and list to performer Jason D. Williams. The event starts at 6 p.m. For more information or to reserve tickets, click here or call 877-243-4337.
Thursday-Sunday (May 15-18)
Little Rock Film Festival, Little Rock: There is still plenty of time to see a plethora of films, including documentaries, features and shorts. There's a number of offerings, including many Arkansas-made films. To buy passes, click here. For a full schedule, click here. Check out our go-to guide here. For even more information, check out LittleRockFilmFestival.org.
Friday-Sunday (May 16-18)
Greek Food Festival at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 1100 Napa Valley Drive, Little Rock: Baklava, gyros, calamari, pastitso, sourota, Greek pizza. All that, plus some, is what you can expect this weekend at the Greek Food Festival. You can even get the food to go. For more information, check out their website or call 221-5300.
Snow White at Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre, 501 9th St., Little Rock: The Arkansas Festival Ballet is bringing the classic children's story, Snow White, to the Arkansas Arts Center Children's Theatre this weekend. Shows are set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children and students. You can purchase tickets at the door or online. For more information, click here or call 227-5320.
Wildlife of Arkansas Student Art Exhibit at Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center, 602 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock: Check out some of the best student wildlife artwork at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in downtown Little Rock, beginning Friday. The Wildlife of Arkansas Student Art Exhibit is sponsored by the Arkansas Wildlife Federation and Creative Ideas. The exhibit is free and will be at the nature center through May 29.
Saturday-Sunday (May 17-18)
Chihuly on Chihuly at Clinton Presidential Center, 1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock: The artwork of renowned American artist Dale Chihuly will be on display throughout the Clinton Presidential Center through Jan. 5, 2015, beginning Saturday. Chihuly will hold a lecture from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, followed by a book signing from 12-1 p.m. The lecture is free, but reservations must be made. To reserve seats, email OperationsLR@ClintonFoundation.org or call 748-0425.