LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Here are some fun ideas for the family!
Grand Re-Opening of Museum of Discovery
After months of renovations, the museum will re-open with all new exhibits, including Dinosaur Discoveries, a traveling exhibit that teaches visitors about the science behind how Dinos ate, moved and lived. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday - Saturday and 1 -5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for ages 13 and older and $8 for ages 12 and younger. For info: 396-7050.
Lil Wild Ones Nature Activities
Witt Stephens Nature Center
This class for kids ages 4-8 is held on the second Saturday of each month through the school year at 2 p.m. Kids will explore the wildlife and habitats in Arkansas through hands-on activities. For info: 907-0636. FREE!
Driving Miss Daisy
Murry's Dinner Playhouse
Friday, 6 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
A humorous and warm-hearted look at the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety Southern lady and a proud, soft-spoken black man who, in time, becomes her best friend. Tickets range from $15-$33. For info and showtimes: MurrysDinnerPlayhouse.com.
Eagle Lake Cruise
Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park interpreters for a cruise on Lake Maumelle to seek wintering bald eagles. You're likely to see several eagles and migratory waterfowl. Dress in layers for extreme cold and windy lake weather. Cruises are at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sat. Jan. 7, Jan. 14, Jan. 21 and Jan. 28 and at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sun. Jan. 29. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. Advance payment is required. For info: 868-5806.
Art of the Brick
Art of the Brick is a tribute to the beloved children's toy, the Lego, and celebrates the unlimited creative, artistic and educational potential of a simple plastic brick. Lawyer-turned-Lego-artist Natha Sawaya's collection will include several small-scale replicas of famous people, places and things and will also feature of replicas of the building and structures and comprise the Clinton Center. Hours are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and 1-5 p.m. Sun.
To Hill and Back Hike
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Sunday, Jan. 15
Experience the adventure of an interpreter-guided hike to a nearby peak without a trail to mark the way from 2-4:30 p.m. For info: (501) 868-5806. Admission is free.