Apron Strings: Ties to the Past

The new exhibit, Apron Strings: Ties to the Past, will be on display from Friday, Jan. 30, through Sunday, March 22, at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. The exhibit features 51 vintage and contemporary examples that review the apron’s

Find Romance on the Water and in the Woods

Roses and chocolates seem to epitomize the Valentine’s Day celebration, but there are plenty of other ways to show your significant other that you care. Arkansas State Parks offer some wonderful ways to celebrate. Visit historic Mather Lodge on Petit

Start the Year in the Great Outdoors

First Day Hikes have become popular at Arkansas State Parks as part of an annual initiative in all 50 states. The free, guided hikes on New Year’s Day are designed to help people rejuvenate and connect with the outdoors through

Arkansas Products Make Great Holiday Gifts

It’s the holiday season, and the travel writers for Arkansas Tourism decided we’d offer some suggestions of Arkansas products that make great gifts! Here are just a few from our areas of The Natural State. Zoie Clift Everyone likes something

Eagle Awareness Weekend

Petit Jean State Park Join park interpreters at Petit Jean Jan. 10-11 for two days devoted to our national symbol, the bald eagle. A variety of programs are planned, including field trips to nearby Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge to

There’s Plenty of Sparkle with the Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights

December means the Trail of Holiday of Lights in Arkansas. More than 60 communities around the state take part annually, brightening the holiday season for all to see. The brochure is now available both online and in printed version. Whichever

Winter Campfire Fun

While we do have some cold wintery days, for the most part, Arkansas is considered to have a mild seasonal climate, meaning there’s still plenty of outdoor fun to be had even when Old Man Winter comes to visit. One

Eiffel Tower Replica Lights Up in Paris, Arkansas

Oh la la! The City of Paris celebrates the holiday season with extra flair this year with the installation of the Eiffel Tower Park on the town square. Don’t miss the lighting ceremony of the new tower at 5 p.m.

3 Veterans Day Events in the Arkansas River Valley

Usually observed on Nov. 11 each year, Veterans Day is a state and federal holiday in America honoring the 24.9 million military veterans in the United States. While the armistice for World War I in 1918 is the origin of

Hauntober Happenings in North Central and Northwest Arkansas

Most every Arkansas city has a Halloween event of some kind, whether it’s a trick or treat on the square, costume parade or haunted house. However, a few locations offer Halloween fun that can’t be found anywhere else. Here are