Perryville’s Saturdays on the Square

It all began with the Perry County Historical Museum, on the square in downtown Perryville. Liz Van Dalsem, board secretary for the Perry County Chamber of Commerce, was brainstorming ways to create some excitement and get people out and about to

Seven ways to celebrate 75 years of the Historic Arkansas Museum

At 75 years old, Arkansas’s first accredited history museum is in and of itself a historic institution. This is a great reason to have a meta-party feting the highlights and milestones in HAM’s own history. We visited with Bill Worthen, who has

Berry season begins!

Berry season is upon us once again and family farms and fruit stands can be found across Arkansas for the fruit you seek. Below are four fabulous finds to put on the radar!   1. The Reagan Family Farm is

April how-to happenings in Central Arkansas’s state parks

Want to expand your knowledge or learn a new skill? Here are eight ways to engage your head and your hands in April. Saturday, April 2nd Beginners’ Beekeeping WorkshopThe staff of Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park in Scott will be joined

Learn about mayhaws in El Dorado

The 4th annual Mayhaw 101 is approaching in El Dorado. At the free clinic, you can learn about this berry, gain insight into starting a mayhaw orchard, and take part in activities such as embarking on a boat tour at

Meet Arkansas Delta artist Norwood Creech

Norwood Creech isn’t an Arkansan by birth…she is an Arkansan by choice! Born in Kansas City, MO, Norwood made her way to Arkansas after living on both coasts, and a few places in between. Her last stop before Arkansas was

Fun for All at the Arkansas State Fair

The state’s biggest entertainment production, the Arkansas State Fair, is always eagerly anticipated and there are numerous reasons why. What’s your favorite fair experience? The wacky food? The music? The livestock? Horses? Arts and crafts? The thrills of the carnival

Have an Autumn Adventure at Mary’s Place in Bryant

When September rolls around, we all seem to get our hopes up for the arrival of fall. Another indication that autumn is in the air is a pumpkin patch. A great place to experience this excitement is at Mary’s Place

June Brings the Best of Fresh Produce to Central Arkansas Farmers Markets

One of the absolute best things about June in Arkansas is the abundance of fresh produce found at farmers markets about the state. There’s nothing quite like home-grown foods and they are plentiful now. Here are some of the larger

Farm to Fork Raises Awareness of Hunger in Arkansas

Most of us have never had to miss a meal because of lack of food. But many across Arkansas, the United States and the world go hungry every day. Heifer International’s mission is to work with communities to end world