Archive for year: 2014
Holiday Hours at Wildwood Park/in News, News Tab, Uncategorized/by Wildwood Park For the Arts
Wildwood Park for the Arts will be closed December 24, 25, and 26.
Wildwood will be open from 9am until 12pm on December 31, and will be closed all day on January 1.
Announcing WILDKids Cook! Winter Classes/in Education, News, News Tab/by Wildwood Park For the Arts
We are delighted to invite your children and teens ages 8 and up to register and join us for WILDKids Cook! January 25, February 1, and February 8 from 2:00-4:00 PM. Faith Anaya from Kids Cook! Arkansas will be sharing some creative recipes that will give your WILDKid hands on experience in the kitchen. Space is limited to only 12 students, so please register soon to ensure your child’s participation. Each class will have a different menu, so sign up for as many as you like!
Click here to register for all 3 classes for just $150
Give the Gift of Wildwood/in News, News Tab, Uncategorized/by Wildwood Park For the Arts
Give the gift of Wildwood with three exciting event packages for Wildwood’s spring season!
For the music lover in your life, the Concert Package is the perfect gift. Enjoy all three of Wildwood’s spring concerts, a $90 value, for just $70. Click here to purchase this package.
If you know someone who has always wanted to see the world, Wildwood’s Weekend Pass is the perfect gift. This package combines a performance by the world renowned Vienna Boys Choir with a ticket to Wildwood’s annual LANTERNS! Festival that celebrates the diverse cultures of the world. A $45 value for just $35, you can reserve your seat here.
If you’re shopping for someone who loves food and fun, Wildwood’s Festival Package is gift you’ve been looking for. This package combines a two of Wildwood’s most popular events: the LANTERNS! Festival celebrating global culture, and the Wine & Food Festival that brings together some of the best chefs in Little Rock and over one hundred wines for festival goers to sample. Purchase this package here.
#GivingTuesday/in News, News Tab/by Wildwood Park For the Arts
Keep Wildwood Growing!
#GivingTuesday is a nationwide movement to give back to the nonprofit organizations that play a vital role in your community.
Want to give back without giving a dime? Click here to get updates about volunteering at Wildwood.
Photos from the John Corigliano Workshop/in Education, News, News Tab/by Wildwood Park For the Arts
Peter Janson and Steve Davison to Play Oct. 24/in Events, News Tab/by Wildwood Park For the Arts
The popular House Concert Series continues with American Guitar Masters Peter Janson and Steve Davison on Oct. 24 at 7pm.
Acoustic guitarists Peter Janson, from Boston, MA, and Steve Davison, from Little Rock, AR, will perform a House Concert in Wildwood Park’s Pavilion in the Asian Woodland Garden on October 24, 2014, at 7pm. If weather is inclement, the concert will be held indoors.
Guitarists Janson and Davison perform Celtic tunes, American Roots, Delta blues, folk-songs, solos and duets. Both guitarists have won numerous awards including “Solo Competition Winner” (Arkansas Acoustic Music Festival), “Best Album” and “Best Acoustic Album” (ZMR Music Awards). They are experienced independent performers having played across the US and Canada – from Berkley, CA, to the Montreal International Jazz Festival, to Boston, MA.
Wildwood’s House Concert Series is an intimate opportunity to hear great music of diverse genres in a relaxed atmosphere. There is a suggested minimum donation of $15 per person, and refreshments will be available for purchase.
Announcing New Cooking Classes for Adults!/in Education, News Tab/by Wildwood Park For the Arts
Are you already having nightmares about your holiday dinners?
Have no fear… WILD Cooks classes with Faith Anaya are here!
Adults ages 21 and up are invited to join us on Sunday, November 9 from 2:00-4:00 at Wildwood Park for the Arts for a holiday cooking class. Learn how to properly brine poultry, create tasty side dishes, and bake a decadent dessert. The class is part demonstration and part hands-on. Tasting portions of all menu items will be served. Each participant will take home an uncooked chicken and special brining seasoning with which to practice for a subsequent dinner. Final menu is TBD.
Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. $70 per person. Limited to 12 participants. Sign up here!
Wildwood Hosts WAMA Workshop with John Corigliano/in Education, Events, News Tab/by Wildwood Park For the Arts
Grammy, Oscar, and Pulitzer winning composer John Corigliano will be at Wildwood Park on Saturday, November 8 for a workshop. The workshop will feature students from the Wildwood Academy of Music & the Arts, the String Quartet from the University of Central Arkansas, and the Little Rock Central High School band, and the Conway High School chamber orchestra.
The workshop will begin at 10am in Wildwood’s Cabe Festival Theatre. It is free of charge and the public is invited to attend to listen to Mr. Corigliano conduct and talk about his work.
You can learn more about Mr. Corigliano at his website.
Hay Days – Hayrides this weekend!/in Events/by Wildwood Park For the Arts
Wildwood Park will be hosting hayrides, story telling, and more at its Hay Day celebrations in October. Hay Days is open to the public on Saturdays in October from 12pm until 4pm. Admission is $5.
Hays is also available for school field trips from October 21 – 31. Each field trip includes an old-fashioned, tractor-drawn hayride through the autumn woods, story time featuring American Tall Tales & Native American Folklore, and a lil’ pumpkin to take home.
For non-Hay Days participants, the Park will still open at its regular Saturday hours at not charge.
For more information and to schedule a field trip, please call Angela at 501 – 821 – 7275.