Perryville’s Saturdays on the Square

It all began with the Perry County Historical Museum, on the square in downtown Perryville. Liz Van Dalsem, board secretary for the Perry County Chamber of Commerce, was brainstorming ways to create some excitement and get people out and about to

Make a splash to beat the heat

The good news: Summer is officially here! The bad news: It’s about to get really, really hot. Don’t wait until the dog days drain your energy to figure out how you’re going to cool down. Central Arkansas has lots of

Seven ways to celebrate 75 years of the Historic Arkansas Museum

At 75 years old, Arkansas’s first accredited history museum is in and of itself a historic institution. This is a great reason to have a meta-party feting the highlights and milestones in HAM’s own history. We visited with Bill Worthen, who has

Come for the falafel, stay for the philanthropy

“We’ve totally redefined our lamb booth for 2016,” says Jamie Groat, a parishioner of Little Rock’s Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, home to the International Greek Food Festival, which takes place May 20-22 at the church. This year, the fest’s 32nd,

“Listen local” to Legends in Argenta

The word “concert” doesn’t quite convey what Susie Cowan, executive director of Legends of Arkansas, and her team have planned for this coming Saturday, May 14. Think of Legends in Argenta—an offshoot of the Legends of Arkansas festival coming up on

Picasso and Pollock were young once, too

The works of art awaiting installation at the Arkansas Arts Center have never hung inside a gallery or museum before. That’s because they’re neither part of the AAC’s permanent collection nor a touring exhibit from another museum. In fact, their

Celebrate Mom with Central Arkansas’s state parks

Looking for a last-minute Mother’s Day gift? Central Arkansas’s state parks have got you covered! A gift from the heart is doubly meaningful when it’s also from the hands, and with two workshops on Saturday, May 7th, you can create a very special gift

There’s a new game in town, and it’s about much more than sports

The sky over Little Rock’s War Memorial Stadium is gray when a handful of young men in shorts and cleats jog onto the field on a recent Monday morning. Crows circle in the stands, alighting occasionally as if to watch,

Fourche River Days returns to Perryville April 22-23

“You have to shake things up a bit,” says Patsy Price while considering whether or not she will try the armadillo eggs on offer at the 12th annual Fourche River Days festival, taking place this weekend on the square in downtown

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Celebrates National Park Service Centennial

No matter how familiar you are with the story of Brown v. Board of Ed., the Little Rock desegregation crisis, or the events at Little Rock Central High School in and around 1957, there are some things you just have