Ideas for Mother’s Day

What does a mom want for Mother’s Day?  Flowers, reservations at a nice restaurant, and other gifts are appreciated. But the real gift she is looking for is time with the family that gave her the title of Mom in

Color Dash: Fort Smith is May 26

Who wants to get colored like a bag of Skittles? Say what? Yep, grab your family and friends and join in the fun of a Color Dash on Monday, May 26 in Fort Smith. By participating in this fun 5K

Balloons Over RussVegas is May 1-4

Maybe they should call it a Sky Festival, because Balloons Over RussVegas is about more than hot air. On May 1-4 in Russellville this balloon event includes 20 hot air balloons, a team of skydivers, helicopter rides and powered parachutes.

Alma Spinach Festival is April 19

Spinach – not only is it good for you, it’s also a cause of celebration in the small town of Alma. The 28th annual Alma Spinach Festival will take place April 19 in the downtown area. The fun starts at

Out-of-the-Way Gem of an Arkansas Restaurant

If you whiz through the Arkansas River Valley via I-40, then you’re missing out on the opportunity to eat at a wonderful small, family owned restaurant.  Located on U.S. 64, or Main Street in Lamar, Sweet Treats Sandwich and Pie

Letterpress Entrepreneur at Clayton House

  Fort Smith native Sarah Martin Ridgley developed a passion for “vintage emphemera” – paper items such as invitations and note cards – while researching invitations for her wedding in 2005. Today she sells her hand-cranked invitations, cards, coasters and

Legendary Catfish Hole Restaurant Lives Up to its Reputation

We all know the intent of commercials is to entice us to buy something or visit a certain place. And we’ve all probably had an experience where, when we tried the product or went to see the location advertised, they

Clayton House’s Knox Street Book Club

If you live in the Fort Smith area and are looking for a book club with historical leanings, read on. A Knox Street Book Club begins at the Clayton House Feb. 13 with the review of “A Tour on the

Warm Up With History: Arkansas Historic Wine Museum

It’s cold outside…so why not visit one of The Natural State’s many great museums this winter? During January, our blogs will give you suggestions on museums throughout Arkansas that offer something for the entire family…a great chance to Warm Up

Warm Up With History: Heritage, Ice Cream Are Perfect Partners at Fort Smith Museum of History

It’s cold outside…so why not visit one of The Natural State’s many great museums this winter? During January, our blogs will give you suggestions on museums throughout Arkansas that offer something for the entire family…a great chance to Warm Up