(UNDATED) KTHV -- Today's THV is always looking for ways to make your life easier. Every Friday, we highlight five things in Arkansas to do with the family.
#1. The Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship is in its 17th year. The event kicks off Friday night in Harrison and runs through Sunday. Tethered rides will be offered to the public for $5.00. The festival includes more than 30 artist booths, food vendors and live entertainment.
#2. The Blue Angels. They will be joined by other aerial performers, at the Little Rock Air Show. The event kicks off Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and runs through Sunday. More than 225,000 people are expected to attended the base's "Thunder Over the Rock" in Jacksonville. The event is free.
#3. Little Rock's Razorback Game. The Hogs will be taking on Louisiana Monroe for their first 2012 appearance at War Memorial Stadium. Kick off is at 6 p.m. Tickets are still available online and by calling 1-800-982-4647. Don't forget, there are several tailgating rules to keep in mind.
#4. Volunteer with CARE. Help support dogs who don't have a home. Volunteers will be building a deck and installing landscaping at CARE's Little Rock headquarters. CARE has rescued over 3,000 homeless dogs and cats and have spayed/neutered more than 7,500 since 1998. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
#5. Owl Prowl. Wrap up the weekend on Sunday with a park interpreter a Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Participate in a guided trail hike in search of the elusive nocturnal hunters.