Arkansas Ozarks

Two of Marshall’s most iconic businesses are celebrating their 50th anniversaries this year – Kenda Drive-In and the Daisy Queen.   That’s no typo. It’s Daisy Queen not Dairy Queen and it’s known for hand-pattied all Angus beef burgers and hand blended shakes. It has plenty of other menu items that you would expect, such …
Whether you’re on the lookout for a casual stroll or a vigorous workout, hiking and backpacking gives one a chance to experience the beauty of The Natural State. Arkansan and avid backpacker Roy Burton has set the wheels in motion for a Backpacking and Hiking Day in Arkansas. Governor Asa Hutchinson has made a Proclamation …
Produced by TheatreSquared (T2), the Arkansas New Play Festival set for June 17-26 in Fayetteville and Bentonville is the premier celebration of new works for the American stage. TheatreSquared (T2) Artistic Director Robert Ford and Executive Director Martin Miller recently revealed the festival lineup. The festival’s fully staged workshop production will be Andromeda by Gayle …
Based out of Memphis, Tennessee, The Side-Street Steppers are a quintet that specializes in what they call “rare and popular music of the 20s and 30s”. The group will perform two shows at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View on Saturday, June 4. The matinee show begins at 2 p.m. in the …
Duane Hada is known for painting the rural landscape of which he is a native son. His passion for the Ozarks, for fishing, and for the outdoors are reflected in his art. Because he has lived and breathed the beauty of the Ozarks since he was a child, his paintings of these treasured Arkansas landscapes …
The 27th annual North Arkansas Ancestor Fair is set for Saturday, June 4 at the First Christian Church in Marshall. Activities for ancestor hunters take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. County and family genealogists and historians will be on-hand all day to share and swap information. At 1:30 p.m., Ray Hanley of the …
If you like your bluegrass served up with sustainability efforts, kid friendliness, and scenic views, this summer music festival is for you – the inaugural Homegrown Music Festival set for July 21-23 at Byrd’s Adventure Center in Ozark, Arkansas. The music The event presents a stellar line up of national newgrass and bluegrass bands including …
The Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville will offer seven weeks of engaging learning opportunities for kids ages six years to 11 years this summer. Camps start June 13 and run weekly through Aug. 5, with the exception of the week of July 4. Each camp will feature a different theme designed to incorporate hands-on Science, …
Books in Bloom Literary Festival: a Celebration for Writers and Readers will take place Sunday, May 15 at the 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa in Eureka Springs. Festival-goers have the opportunity to meet accomplished authors, and to hear them read from or speak about their work. Aspiring writers learn about various aspects of writing and …