Eagle Awareness Weekend at Petit Jean

Petit Jean State Park near Morrilton kicks off its 2014 special events and activities with its annual winter Eagle Awareness Weekend on Jan. 11-12. Join park interpreters for two days devoted to our national symbol, the bald eagle. A variety

Art Lecture on Winslow Homer

Dr. Henry Rinne will give a lecture on the art of Winslow Homer at 6 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 19 at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Winslow Homer (February 24, 1836 – September 29, 1910) was an American landscape painter

Cozy Escapes to Warm Up Your Winter

One thing I love about Arkansas is that we truly experience all four seasons. So when Old Man Winter and Jack Frost are at play, I look forward to experiencing some of my favorite places from a cozy point of

“The Nutcracker” by the Western Arkansas Ballet

 I like tradition, especially in the holiday season. So, like many folks, I am drawn to the numerous events that provide time-honored holiday classic entertainment, such as the upcoming Western Arkansas Ballet 28th annual production of “The Nutcracker” at the

Holiday Jubilee Set for Nov. 22 in Russellville

There’s no need to wait for Black Friday shopping when you can buy unique gifts at events such as the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center’s Holiday Jubilee, set for 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22 at the Russellville Country Club

Venison Vittles

While visiting Boxley Valley a few weeks ago, I stopped in at the Ponca Elk Education Center to learn more about elk and surrounding wildlife of the area. They also have a nice literature rack. Being somewhat of a brochure

U.S. Marshals Museum to Place Cornerstone for Hall of Honor on Nov. 9

We are so lucky in Arkansas to have another world-class, national museum in the works. The future U.S. Marshals Museum will be located on the banks of the Arkansas River in Fort Smith. To kick off the 225th year of

Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights Begins Soon

  I know we’re still enjoying the gorgeous fall foliage this year, but we have a different kind of color season looming on the horizon.  The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights is fast approaching. If you want to get a

Discover Your National Wildlife Refuges

Want to impress your teachers, enrich your life, and have fun while learning? Visit a national wildlife refuge and see what refuges are doing to conserve your wildlife heritage. National wildlife refuges include many of America’s most treasured landscapes. Take

Harvest Music Festival Happening Now!

Yonder Mountain String Band hosts the Harvest Music Festival each year at Mulberry Mountain in Ozark. You’re missing out if you’re not there this weekend for great music, food, and camping. Check out the photos of this fun event!
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