5 things to do this weekend in Arkansas

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    Santa at Peabody Hotel

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Because of the holiday, many Arkansans are off work this weekend. Still, you may be looking for some activities to keep the family entertained! Besides the shopping and football games, THV11 News has found ideas.

    #1. Motley's Christmas Tree Farm -- Get ready to pull out the holly and the mistletoe! With 32 days left until Christmas, you may be thinking of decorating your tree this weekend! Motley's Tree Farm in Little Rock is one of several tree farms to choose from. Visitors can add kid friendly activities to their visit including pig races, a petting zoo and Santa's workshop. You can also get a free cup of hot chocolate and a candy cane. Trees start at $6 per foot.

    #2. The Wonder Place -- Take a break from the Black Friday shopping and head to the Wonder Place in Little Rock. It's one of the most popular play-spaces in central Arkansas. Adults get in free Friday with a paid child. That's a $7 savings for each adult in your group!They're located on Rodney Parham.

    #3. 38th Toys Designed by Artists -- The kids are sure to love this free event at the Arkansas Arts Center. This exhibit was launched to stimulate the imagination of both children and adults and to engage them with toys of delight and craftsmanship. The display opened this week and runs through Jan. 6.

    #4. Storybook Holidays -- This is of the most anticipated events of the holiday season! It's Storybook Holidays at the Peabody Hotel. Your kids will get the chance to meet Cindy Lou Who from the children's favorite movie 'The Grinch.' The event is Sunday at 11 a.m. There will be a Santa led duck march followed by a tree lighting ceremony. There will also be free hot chocolate, a gingerbread house display, choirs, and photos with Santa. Admission is free.

    #5Full Moon Walk -- Wrap up the weekend at the Big Dam Bridge. The walk will start simultaneously from both sides of the river at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. A health fair will be offered prior to the walk. The bridge's foundation is hosting this family friendly walk to show off the pedestrian bridge as a safe place for the whole family to enjoy.

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