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Leisure choices in Arkansas this weekend:


‘Jurassic Quest’

Greater than 100 “photorealistic” dinosaurs make up “Jurassic Quest,” 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday on the Statehouse Conference Middle, Markham and Fundamental streets, Little Rock.

The present contains dinosaur-theme rides, reside dinosaur reveals, interactive science and artwork actions, a “Triceratots” comfortable play space, face portray, bounce homes and inflatable sights (socks required), photograph alternatives and an “Historical Oceans” exhibit that features a shifting, life-size, 50-foot-long megalodon.

Tickets, for a timed arrival window, are $19-$22 (decrease costs are for off-peak hours), $18-$20 for senior residents, free for youngsters below 2; $33-$36 for teenagers with limitless rides (contains re-entry). Exercise tickets on web site are $5; premium actions (face portray and green-screen photograph) are $15. Go to jurassicquest.com/occasions/little-rock-ar.

Navy autos

The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Navy Historical past hosts its annual Classic Automobile Navy Present, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday on the parade floor behind the museum, 503 E. Ninth St., Little Rock. The present will characteristic jeeps and different autos from the Arkansas Navy Automobile Preservation Affiliation and the West Tennessee Navy Automobile Collectors Membership. WW2 Re-enactors of Arkansas will provide World Struggle II living-history characters. Admission, ice cream and water, offered by Bluebell Ice Cream and Premium Refreshment Companies, respectively, are free. A meals truck may also be on-site. Name (501) 376-4602.


Quartet in residence

The Ivalas Quartet — (from left) Aimee McAnulty, viola; Tiani Butts and Reuben Kebede, violins; and Pedro Sanchez, cello — are in residence immediately and Friday on the College of Central Arkansas in Conway. (Particular to the Democrat-Gazette)

The Ivalas Quartet — Reuben Kebede and Tiani Butts, violin; Aimee McAnulty, viola; and Pedro Sanchez, cello — can be in residence immediately Thursday and Friday on the the College of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. The residency features a live performance, 7:30 p.m. Friday in UCA’s Reynolds Efficiency Corridor. This system: the “String Quartet No. 67” in F main, op. 77, No. 2, by Franz Josef Haydn; the second motion, “Lyric,” from the “String Quartet No. 1” by George Walker; “Heat of Different Suns” by Carlos Simon; and the “String Quartet No. 12” in E-flat Main, op. 127, by Ludwig van Beethoven. Admission is free.

On Thursday, the quartet presents a string quartet masterclass, 3-5 p.m.; a solo instrument masterclass, 7-8:30 p.m.; and a dialogue, 8:45-9:30 p.m., all within the Snow Fantastic Arts Recital Corridor.

Go to uca.edu/cahss/artists-in-residence.

Wild sax

Jazz saxophonist and Little Rock native Merlon Devine solos with a five-piece band for “Music within the Wild,” 7 p.m. Friday within the Butler Gazebo at Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Highway, Little Rock. Take blankets, chairs and a masks when social distancing isn’t attainable and to be used in indoor amenities; concessions can be obtainable for donations. If it rains, the live performance strikes to both Wildwood’s Pavilion or to the Cabe Pageant Theatre. Tickets are $25. Go to net.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10836635.

Coterie recital

Six pianists will present performances for the Little Rock Musical Coterie’s first in-person assembly in lots of months, 2 p.m. Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1101 N. Mississippi St., Little Rock. Kay Lindley and Nancy Griffin will carry out George Gershwin’s “Fascinating Rhythm.” Jeanette Hamilton and Jean Silva will play two Scott Joplin works — “Non Pareil” and “Gladiolus Rag.” And Kristin Duckworth and Janine Reeves Tiner will play 4 actions of the “Dolly Suite,” op. 56, by Gabriel Faure. Admission is free. Name (501) 940-1562 or electronic mail [email protected]


‘Rocky Horror’

Jonesboro’s Basis of Arts will display “The Rocky Horror Image Present,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday on the Discussion board Theater, 115 E. Monroe Ave., Jonesboro. It is a part of the “Strand Film Collection on the Discussion board,” and the venue was initially the Strand Film Theater. Doorways open at 6:30, with a fancy dress contest at 7 p.m. The movie is rated R (ages 17 and up). Admission is $20 (together with an interactive prop bag — no exterior props permitted), plus $5 in the event you plan to enter the costume contest. Name (870) 935-2726 or go to foajonesboro.org.


Cowboy Invoice

Cowboy comic William Lee Martin, on his “All American Mutt” tour, headlines reveals at 8 p.m. immediately, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday on the Loony Bin Comedy Membership within the Breckenridge Village Procuring Middle, 10301 N. Rodney Parham Highway at Interstate 430, Little Rock. Admission to the special-engagement reveals are 18 and older. Tickets are $15 immediately, $20 Friday-Saturday, Name (501) 228-5555 or go to tinyurl.com/zea8e3cr.


Printmaking and glass

On Saturday, “Second Saturday Household FunDay,” 1-3 p.m. on the Arts & Science Middle for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Fundamental St., Pine Bluff, focuses on printmaking. Admission is free. Sponsor is the Pine Bluff Space Neighborhood Basis. And glass-smith Olivia Valentine will lead a Minecraft-inspired lampworking workshop for teenagers 12-17, 1-4 p.m. on the heart’s The ARTSpace on Fundamental, 623 S. Fundamental St., Pine Bluff. College students will be taught to soundly craft with a glass-melting torch to create in-game objects comparable to ender pearls and mushrooms. Price is $90, $80 for heart members. Go to the registration portal at asc701.org/youth-classes. Name (870) 536-3375 or go to asc701.org.


Greek to me?

Madeline Miller, writer of two bestselling novels set in historic Greece, “The Music of Achilles” and “Circe,” will focus on “Homer’s Ladies: Secret Tales of Ladies within the ‘Iliad’ and ‘Odyssey'” through Zoom for the College of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Cooper Lecture Collection, 6 p.m. immediately. “Admission” is free; register at tinyurl.com/5c9t5yck.

Dunbar remembered

“Black Faculty Excellence: The Legacy of Dunbar,” artifacts from the Mosaic Templars Cultural Middle assortment and the Nationwide Dunbar and Horace Alumni Associations, opens with a 5:30-7:30 p.m. reception (with reside music and light-weight refreshments) immediately on the heart, 501 W. Ninth St., Little Rock. Parts of the reception can be livestreamed on the middle’s Fb web page, together with opening remarks at 5:30 p.m.

The middle categorizes the exhibition specializing in schooling at Little Rock’s Dunbar Excessive Faculty within the first half of the twentieth century as “a reimagining of [its] first everlasting exhibition, ‘Your Guiding Hand: Little Rock’s Paul Laurence Dunbar Excessive Faculty, 1929-1955,'” which had been on show from 2008-10. Artifacts embrace yearbooks, a category ring, historic pictures, a band trumpet and Nationwide Honor Society certificates.

Black college students attended Dunbar whereas white college students attended Central Excessive in segregated Little Rock.

The exhibit can be up by way of Dec. 17. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission to the exhibition and the reception are free. Name (501) 683-3593 or go to mtcc.org.

Pleasure proclamations

Central Arkansas Pleasure is encouraging space residents to submit a digital clip for the Oct. 16 digital 2021 Pleasure Fest, the ninth annual. Neighborhood members, allies and organizations can submit “an entertaining and/or informative video clip of 30 seconds to 1 (1) minute or much less,” in accordance with a information launch, that can be a part of the brand new digital format on Fb Stay. Most popular video codecs are .mp4 and .mov. For extra data, electronic mail [email protected]

Wild frontier

“Territorial Arkansas: The Wild Western Frontier,” a touring exhibit of 15 panels that explores the historical past of Arkansas Territory by way of the collections of the Arkansas State Archives and department archives (the Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives in Powhatan and the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives in Washington), is on show by way of Oct. 31 within the Abington Library at Arkansas State College-Beebe, 1000 W. Iowa St., Beebe. Hours are 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free; face masks are required. Name (501) 882-8976 or electronic mail [email protected]