Arkansas Ozarks

Summer is freedom. The release from school schedules gives time for exploration of the world around you. The Northwest and North Central  sections of Arkansas have many adventures to offer. See how many of these attractions you can mark off your Summer Bucket List and you’ll have plenty of fun to tell your classmates about …
The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History will explore the agricultural history of downtown Springdale during a walking tour of Emma Avenue at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5. Led by museum research librarian Rachel Whitaker, the hour-long tour will focus on historic fruit, vegetable, and poultry businesses that were located on Emma Avenue from the …
Country singer and songwriter Kaitlyn Baker will perform at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 19 at Mountain Village 1890 in Bull Shoals. “This 20-year-old singer/songwriter from Pound, Virginia, has been referred to as a new ‘coal miner’s daughter,’” according to her online bio at http://kaitlynbaker.com/bio/. “With influences from Elvis to Loretta to The Beatles, Kaitlyn’s …
Launch your boats on Lake Norfork on July 30 and enjoy a fun day on the water for the Lake Norfork Boat Poker Run. During the event, you cruise seven “ports of call” collecting one playing card at each stop to obtain a poker hand. Grand prizes for the top three hands are awarded at …
Boats of all shapes and sizes compete for speed and design during the 30th annual World Championship Cardboard Boat Races on Saturday, July 30, in Heber Springs. Held at Sandy Beach, races begin at 10 a.m. and the event lasts until 4 p.m. It includes food vendors, watermelon eating contests, a treasure dig, volleyball tournament, …
Celebrate the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day this Saturday, June 4 with Buffalo National River and the Ozarks Highlands Trail Association. Buffalo National River will launch a new “Adopt A Trail” program at 10 a.m. in the Tyler Bend Pavilion. Learn how you can adopt a park trail and help the park care for …
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 …