April how-to happenings in Central Arkansas’s state parks

Want to expand your knowledge or learn a new skill? Here are eight ways to engage your head and your hands in April. Saturday, April 2nd Beginners’ Beekeeping WorkshopThe staff of Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park in Scott will be joined

Camels and serpents and…poetry? Oh my!

If the answer to the question “what are we going to do this weekend?” becomes ever more elusive as the week wears on, the Arkansas Literary Festival has you covered on Saturday, April 16 with a full day of free programming

Love is in the art

The gracious Victorian home of Harry and Robin Loucks announces that its inhabitants are artists before you even set foot inside: Works of art spill from it, greeting you on the porch and peeking above the top of the fence.

13 reasons to attend the 13th annual Arkansas Literary Festival

If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Literary Festival (or even if you have!), here are 13 reasons—in no particular order—to give it a try. You’re a foodie “Literary” doesn’t only mean “about literature.” From a lunch-time journey through the Pork

Historic Preservation passport program

There are so many ways to explore the state of Arkansas, and the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program now offers another one with its Arkansas National Register Passport Program, which encourages tourism to Arkansas properties listed on the National Register of Historic

Faces and places of Women’s History Month in Central Arkansas

Women are behind many of Arkansas’s important moments and enduring monuments, and so many of them achieved their success without the independence and equality that their male counterparts enjoyed. March is National Women’s History Month, and a wonderful way to celebrate

Visit an Arkansas nature center in March

What’s the best part about March? Warmer weather or Spring Break? Either way you answer, it means more opportunities to get outside and enjoy the wonders of nature. A great way to do that is by visiting one of the

Arkansas Arts Center brings classic cartoon to life with “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”

Whether or not you have children, you are probably familiar with “Schoolhouse Rock,” the series of animated educational shorts that originally ran on Saturday mornings from 1973-1985. The Emmy-winning series, with its colorful characters and catchy tunes, gained an almost

7 stellar camping spots found across Arkansas

Camping is a great way to enjoy the state’s natural beauty. Many opportunities to pitch a tent or pull up a camping trailer can be found throughout the wide range of geographic environments found here. Arkansas is home to mountains,

Les bon temps rouler in la Petite Roche

Problem: It’s almost Fat Tuesday, and you’re in Little Rock, all dressed up with a feather boa and a bagful of beads and New Orleans is too far to go. Solution: Check out all the Mardi Gras celebrations happening right here