LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- It's Friday and that means THV 11 has a list of 5 things to do this weekend in Arkansas.
#1. Docent Tours at Garvan Woodland Gardens -- If you're looking for something relaxing to do on Saturday morning, then don't miss this! A specially trained volunteer will be leading groups through Garvan Woodland Gardens' most beautiful landscapes where you can learn this history of the gardens and Lake Hamilton. You can also find out about interesting plants you can grow at home. Free tours start at 10 a.m. and they will continue each Saturday until May 25th.
#2. Archery on the Lawn -- The Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center in Little Rock invites you to drop in for Archery on the Lawn, where you can test your archery skills by shooting compound bows at square targets. No experience necessary, but you do need to be at least 10 years old to pull the string back. This is a FREE drop-in activity, so stop by any time from noon until 2 p.m. For more information about this event, please contact Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center at 501-907-0636.
#3. Sunset Canoe Float at Pinnacle -- Sunday you can experience a relaxing and fun sunset canoe float at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. It starts at 1 p.m. and costs 35 dollars per canoe. You'll enjoy the beauty of spring on this guided 4.5-mile float that will take you past areas of the park that you don't normally see.
#4. World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade -- Sunday is St. Patrick's Day and you can celebrate at the 10th Annual World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade in Hot Springs. It starts at 6:30 p.m. Grand Marshals Bo Derek and John Corbett lead this year's event along the 98-foot-long Bridge Street. There will be floats, marchers, and street dance with a live band.
#5. Rock to North Little Rock St. Patrick's Day Parade -- Get a jump on St. Patty's Day at the Rock to North Little Rock St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday. This celebration of Irish heritage and culture takes to the streets of both Little Rock and North Little Rock. The route begins at 1 p.m. in the River Market District and ends at Cregeen's Irish Pub.