Central Arkansas

The touring production of the Broadway musical Elf may be the biggest news in theatrical events this week, but it’s not the only thing happening on a stage near you. Whether you couldn’t snag tickets to the all-but-sold-out show or Elf just isn’t your thing, these special events in Conway and at Wildwood Park for the …
Black Friday and Small Business Saturday are two of the most popular holiday shopping days of the year, but a third option is trending in a big way: handmade holidays. Whether you want to make it yourself or support a local artisan by shopping a craft fair, we’ve got you covered on gifts made with …
What’s better than an afternoon browsing your favorite boutiques for unique holiday gifts? Supporting small businesses while earning the chance to win prizes while you’re at it! Local businesses in Little Rock’s Southside Main Street district and up the road near the Main Street Creative Corridor have collaborated to create a small-business scavenger hunt for …
The devastating attack on Pearl Harbor that led to the United States’ entry into World War II took place 75 years ago on December 7, 1941.  Arkansas is uniquely poised to commemorate the event, because the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum (AIMM), anchored on the North Little Rock side of the Arkansas River, is the only …
Santa season is almost here, and Santa’s going to be busy this year! Here’s a rundown of places where the Bearded One will be making an appearance—so get those wish lists ready! The City of Beebe’s Annual Christmas Festival will take place Saturday, Dec. 10 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Stroll through Daniel Park to enjoy holiday …
When you’re watching a performance at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, you are probably so engrossed that you aren’t thinking about what exactly goes into bringing another world to life onstage. But after the curtain falls and the applause dies down, you might find yourself scratching your head thinking, how on earth did they do that? If so, you’re in …
Did you know that Little Rock is sitting on one of the nation’s largest urban wetlands? Chances are you’ve driven over it or walked alongside one of its many tributaries without even knowing what a valuable resource it is for the capital city—environmentally, economically and recreationally. The Fourche Creek Watershed, which is made up of six major …
An unusual exhibit at the Arkansas State Capitol explores what remains when once-beloved objects fall into the hands of our state auditor. “Accountable for Treasures,” running through Nov. 13 in the first-floor galleries spanning the hallways north and south of the rotunda, is a rare look at the unclaimed property left in safe-deposit boxes whose owners …
Young creatives, take note! Submissions for the Arkansas Arts Center‘s 56th Young Arkansas Artists exhibition will open Dec. 1, which means you’ve got one month to gather your best works—or create some new ones. The juried show is open to all Arkansas students in grades K-12, including those currently being homeschooled. There are no restrictions …