Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival in Hot Springs

The 12th annual Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival takes place March 18-22 in Hot Springs. The festival is known as the only underground music festival in the state and is home to a wide mix of innovative live

Events Celebrating Anniversaries in 2016 in Southwest Arkansas

Here are a few of the events and festivals celebrating anniversaries this year in Southwest Arkansas! Henderson State University in Arkadelphia is celebrating its 125th anniversary with an exhibition that highlights the history of the university. The opening reception is

Birds take center stage at DeGray Lake Resort State Park January 29-31

DeGray Lake Resort State Park in Bismarck is home to a popular annual festival that highlights birds, the outdoors and conservation. This year the 37th annual Eagles Et Cetera festival takes place January 29-31 at the park. On the lineup

10 top places to kiss in The Natural State

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you might be looking for a special place to spend idyllic time with your sweetie. You can create a tale of love and adventure in Arkansas at numerous romantic places, but here’s a

Hot Springs baseball documentary to air on Major League Baseball Network

The First Boys of Spring, a documentary about the history of spring training in Hot Springs, is set to air on the Major League Baseball Network next month. More than a third of Baseball Hall of Famers, including legendary players

New “Radio CALS” is an auditory exploration of Arkansas

A new weekly radio program from the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will allow listeners to explore Arkansas without even leaving the house. Radio CALS, which debuts on KABF 88.3 Friday, Jan. 8, at noon, is a two-hour show that will

Thrill of the chill: Winter hiking in Arkansas

Winter might not be the ideal season to splash around in Arkansas’s many beautiful lakes and rivers, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy The Natural State during the brief cold snap separating fall from spring. One of the best

Coin Show in Hot Springs Celebrates 50 Years

The Tri-Lakes Coin Club is having their 50th anniversary Coin & Stamp Show January 15-17 in Hot Springs at the Hot Springs Convention Center. At the show, which is the largest coin show in the state, over 80 dealers from

New Book Celebrates Centennial of National Park Service

2016 marks the Centennial of the National Park Service. The exact date of the anniversary is August 25, 2016, but there will be celebrations and special events at parks across the nation and throughout the year to honor the milestone.

Celebrate the Holidays at Garvan Woodland Gardens!

  An annual tradition for many is to enjoy the Holiday Lights display at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs. This festive event, which takes place from the end of November through the end of December, is open nightly. With over