LR Family: Summer coming to an end!

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    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Summer is coming to an end get your fun in with the family while you can!

    34th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival at Cave City Park

    Watch a horseshoe pitching contest, play watermelon games and gorge yourself on a free watermelon feast then stick around for musical entertainment in the evening.
    Info: www.CaveCityArkansas.info

    37th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival at Fair Park in Hope
    Don't miss the Watermelon Olympics, in which local teams toss melons and vie for titles in other themed events. Or, step up to compete in the watermelon eating or seed spitting contests. Country music fans with enjoy a concert by Tracy Lawrence
    Parking is $3 but event is FREE!
    Info: www.HopeMelonFest.com

    DIVAS, Inc. Kick-Off Soiree at Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Institute
    This pre-party kicks off the 3rd Annual Girls Leadership & Empowerment Summit for young women ages 11-18. The reception will celebrate the upcoming summit with snacks, mingling and special guest speaker
    2-4 p.m.
    Info: www.DivasIncOnline.com

    Lil' Wild Ones: Nature Stories and Activities at Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center

    Today, kids ages 4-8 will take a trip to the William E. "Bill" Clark Presidential Park Wetlands to discover all sorts of wildlife, right in downtown Little Rock.
    2 p.m.
    Info: www.CentralArkansasNatureCenter.com

    Meteor Shower Mania at Pinnacle Mountain State Park
    Join a park interpreter on a guided cruise to learn about stars and constellations. Then watch a slice of the annual Perseid meteor shower.
    Advance payment required $12, kids 6-12 $6
    9-11 p.m.
    Info: www.ArkansasStateParks.com/PinnacleMountain

    TWO HUGE Consignment events:

    Get your back to school clothes at Duck Duck Goose in West Little Rock at former USA Drug at Markham and Rodney Parham, or Rhea Lana at Hot Springs Convention Center.

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