Main Street Arkansas

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Main Street Arkansas
Main streets represent the core of communities. Main Street Arkansas is a program for downtown commercial revitalization that is taking aim to make sure these downtown areas stay vibrant and viable. The program, which started in 1984 and is a

Pine Bluff Arts and Science Center Hosts Tinkerfest Meets Theaterfest

The Arts & Science Center in Pine Bluff hosts Tinkerfest meets Theaterfest on Aug. 1-2. The event is a  two-day festival that brings together makers, artisans, and tinkerers to share skills and ideas and inspire creative engineering. Through hands-on projects

Family Fun at Big Rock Fun Park in Little Rock

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Family Fun at Big Rock Fun Park in Little Rock
Big Rock Fun Park in Little Rock is a new attraction in town that aims to provide a venue for family fun. The park, located at 11411 Baseline Road, which is the near the Bass Pro Shop, has a mini-golf

Reality TV Stars in Conway This Weekend, July 19-20

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Reality TV Stars in Conway This Weekend, July 19-20
Captain John Hillstrand from Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch and Tom Oar from History Channel’s Mountain Men will be the center of attention at the 4th annual Arkansas Outdoors Expo in Conway.  The hunting, fishing and outdoor show takes place in

Good Eats: Timbo Dairy Bar

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Good Eats: Timbo Dairy Bar
On Ark. 66 between the small, quaint towns of Leslie and Mountain View, the “Folk Music Capital of the World,” is the tiny town of Timbo. It’s just a blip on the screen with a few rural residential homes, a

Camden Home to Oldest American

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Camden Home to Oldest American
Gertrude Weaver of Camden recently celebrated her 116th  birthday July 4. Along with this special occasion, she also earned the title as the oldest person in the U.S. and second oldest person in the world! A representative from the Genealogy

Hot Springs Gallery Walk Celebrates 25 Years

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Hot Springs Gallery Walk Celebrates 25 Years
Hot Springs Gallery Walk, held the first Friday of every month in downtown Hot Springs, is celebrating 25 years on August 1. In honor of the occasion, Hot Springs’ fine art galleries will have special events throughout this anniversary weekend.

Historic Showdown

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Historic Showdown
Catch a historic reenactment in El Dorado during Showdown at Sunset on August 23. The performance, which starts at 6 p.m. downtown on the steps of the Union Country Courthouse, is a summer tradition in town and only three shows

Jacksonport State Park Hosts “House of Light” Exhibit

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Jacksonport State Park Hosts “House of Light” Exhibit
Jacksonport State Park in Newport is hosting a traveling exhibit that tells the story of one of Arkansas’s newly-found cultural treasures.  “Hugo and Gayne Preller’s House of Light” exhibition opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, with a short

Bird Island on Lake Ouachita

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Bird Island on Lake Ouachita
According to the Purple Martin Conservation Association, the Purple Martin is the largest member of the swallow family in the U.S. For a few weeks during the summer, you can see large numbers of these acrobatic birds on Bird Island.
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