UNDATED (KTHV) -- Friday has arrived which means the weekend is just hours away! One of the goals at THV 11 News is to find ideas to make your life simpler! So, we've compiled a list of five things to do this weekend with the family.
#1. Cornbread Festival -- The 2nd annual Arkansas Cornbread Festival! It runs Saturday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on South Main Street in Little Rock. There will be live music, a lot of cornbread, and vendors selling Arkansas art, handmade crafts, clothes. There's also cash prizes for the best cornbread. Tickets are $7 for adults, and $3 for kids ages 6-12.
#2. Fall Foliage Lake Cruise -- Love all the fall leaves changing colors? You'll want to be sure to experience the tree rainbows! Check it out Saturday from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. along the shores of Lake Maumelle, near Pinnacle Mountain State Park.
A park interpreter will give a guided tour of these amazing colors. Don't forget your camera. The cruise starts at Jolly Roger's Marina. It's $12 for adults, and $6 for kids ages 6-12.
#3. Fly Fishing Event -- The whole family can enjoy fly casting & tying demos Saturday in Conway. There will also be a casting contest with prizes, and live music, and a special film. It's an all day event at the Village at Hendrix. It starts at 10 a.m. Proceeds support Project Healing Waters, an organization that provides relaxation therapy to veterans and cancer patients through fishing.
#4. The Asian Festival -- Explore the culture Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Mosaic Church in Little Rock. Four different countries will be represented. There will be lots of food, music, a hula hoop contest and door prizes. THV 11's Chief Meteorologist Ed Bucker will be the master of ceremonies.
#5. Dog Agility Competition -- They'll be on dog-gone good behavior as canines and handlers from all over gather at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. It's an obedience competition put on by the Little Rock Dog Training Club, the oldest and largest club in Arkansas. Dogs compete in areas of heeling, stays, retrieving and obedience using scent. Canines of different sizes and breeds all compete. The event runs all weekend starting Friday. Kids are sure to love it.