Stars and Stripes Flag Day Celebration June 13, 2021 7 p.m.
Enjoy a free outside concert of patriotic music by the Little Rock Wind Symphony, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Veterans of all wars and branches will be honored during the concert. Families are encouraged to bring picnic dinners and lawn chairs to the park and enjoy this great event.
Free miniature American flags will be provided by Woodmen Life and free Ice Cream provided by Blue Bell Creameries.
MacArthur Park 5K October 1, 2021 7 p.m.
The MacArthur Park 5K is an annual race in downtown Little Rock coordinated by the MacArthur Park Group, Little Rock Parks & Recreation and Downtown Little Rock Partnership. (macarthurparklr.org
) The 3.1 mile race (5K) begins from the North Lawn (9th Street) of MacArthur Park in front of the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History. The MacArthur Park 5K is held each year in May. This year proceeds will go towards the installation of the MacArthur Park Unlimited Playground.
Packet pick up is from 5 p.m.- 6:45p.m. on Friday, October 1st on the front lawn of MacArthur Park (in front of the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History). You will receive your t-shirt, bib and chip. The race will begin promptly at 7 p.m. This race is timed using chip timing. Each chip must be returned to the race organizers once you cross the finish line.
Once you've crossed the finish line, please stay for the awards ceremony and live music by Jimmy Lynn's Psychedelic Velocity with plenty of Stone's Throw beer, non-alcoholic drinks and hot dogs (vegetarian option will be available)!
Spectators are welcome to hang around the park to watch and take in some live music and refreshments. Spectator entry is $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.
Arkansas Paranormal Expo 10th Anniversary October 30-31, 2021
The Arkansas Paranormal Expo is a benefit supporting the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History.
The Arkansas Paranormal Expo has grown to be the biggest and most popular event of its kind in all of Arkansas. The A.P.E. organizers are adding even more vendors and speakers! Subjects such as, UFO's, Bigfoot, Cryptozoology, Psychic Phenomena & Ghost Hunting will take the stage, proving in-depth education and intriguing insight. We are proud to showcase and support keynote speakers, local experts and forerunners of paranormal exploration. For more information please visit: www.arkansasparanormalexpo.com