Arkansas Ozarks

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 …
In Arkansas, trout fishing for rainbow, brown, cutthroat, and brook trout is a favorite outdoor activity on the White River in the tailwaters of the Norfork, Bull Shoals, Beaver, Ouachita, and Greers Ferry dams. If you’d like to take part in the fun but are new to fishing, one of the best ways to get …
Around here, we like to think every day is a great day for kids to visit parks. And the National Park Trust agrees—so much so that they’ve designated a special day to encourage children to visit national, state and municipal parks across the country. National Kids to Parks Day will be held this year on …
Ready for some weekend fun? It starts at noon today at Springfest in Heber Springs and goes through Saturday night. A lot of the entertainment takes place at the Spring Park Band Shell: 11 a.m. Clogging Thunder 12 p.m. Jubilation Jazz 2 p.m. Ronald McDonald Meet and Greet 3 p.m. Prestin Garey concert 4:30 p.m. …
For art lovers, there’s nothing quite like Eureka Springs in May. The entire month is devoted to the arts. This year’s 29th May Festival of the Arts celebrates the visual, performing, and even edible arts, and showcases more than 350 working artists that live in the community. The ArtRageous Parade, beginning at 5 p.m. on …
Get ready for gypsy-jazz, an old-fashioned White River shore lunch, parade, car show, fly casting demonstrations and more on the first weekend of May during the annual Cotter Trout Festival. The fun kicks off from 4:30 p.m. until dark on Friday, May 6 at the pavilion in Big Spring Park. Live music will be by …
The stars will be shining bright in Bentonville the first week of May. By stars, I do mean the celebrities that will be in town for the Bentonville Film Festival. It’s set to take place May 3-8 with plenty of new additions for this second year event, including virtual festival passes and mobile theaters. BFF …