July 4 Marks 195th Anniversary of the Arkansas Territory

    July 4, 2014, marks the 195th anniversary of the creation of the Arkansas Territory. Created from a portion of the Missouri Territory, the area was an organized incorporated territory until June 15, 1836, when what remained of the

Crenshaw Springs Water Park Now Open in White Hall

(Video courtesy of the Pine Bluff Commercial) The city of White Hall now boasts a brand-new water park after years of planning. Crenshaw Springs Water Park, named after the freshwater spring that brought water to early residents of the town,

Spend Some Time IN the Trees!

Who doesn’t love a tree house? If you didn’t have one as a kid, you most likely wanted one. Animal Planet’s “Treehouse Masters” recently spent some time in the Arkansas Delta filming an episode. Entitled “Bird Nest,” the episode featured

Fun in the Sun in the Arkansas Delta!

Enjoy summer from a kayak, a bike, or on your own two feet this July with some exciting events that give you a new perspective of the natural beauty of the Arkansas Delta. If you’re looking for a new way

Head to Camp at an Arkansas State Park in July

Throughout July, many of the wonderful state parks in eastern Arkansas are offering day camps for kids. It’s a great way to get outside, have fun and learn a few things along the way. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin

It’s the 4th annual Tomatoes at the Trotter on June 26 in Monticello

The University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Agriculture and the University of Arkansas Southeast Research and Extension Center hosts the 4th annual Tomatoes at the Trotter at the historic Trotter House in Monticello on June 26. The evening begins

This Weekend in the Arkansas Delta

It’s the first full weekend in June, and there are some great family-friendly events happening in eastern Arkansas! Portfest in Newport is known for music and fireworks, and this year is no exception. Held along the banks of the White

Lower White River Museum State Park Hosts “House of Light” Exhibit Opening

Join historian/curator Chris Engholm and Gayne Preller Schmidt, granddaughter of Hugo and Gayne Preller, for the opening of the “Hugo and Gayne Preller’s House of Light” traveling exhibit at the Lower White River Museum State Park in Des Arc. The

Hang Out with the Fish This June

June is a great time to grab your pole and get to the lake, river or pond for some outstanding fishing in eastern Arkansas. Events this month are catering to the younger anglers, giving them an opportunity to show off

Fun Family Festivities Featured in June

Kick off the start of the summer season at the 33rd annual Portfest in Newport with the excitement of live music and fireworks. Held along the banks of the White River at Jacksonport State Park on June 5-7, Portfest’s features