Fun awaits at the Cherry Street Fair in historic Helena

If you haven’t been to historic downtown Helena lately, you’re missing out! There are great new shops and restaurants along Cherry Street in the beautiful downtown historic district. And if you’re looking for a specific reason to get to Helena,

Camp fun this July!

July is a great time to get outdoors and have some fun! And if the kids learn something while having a great time, that’s just the icing on the cake! Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin offers a Youth Day

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

Kenda Drive-In and Daisy Queen in Marshall turn 50

Two of Marshall’s most iconic businesses are celebrating their 50th anniversaries this year – Kenda Drive-In and the Daisy Queen.   That’s no typo. It’s Daisy Queen not Dairy Queen and it’s known for hand-pattied all Angus beef burgers and

Backpacking and Hiking Day in Arkansas is July 17!

Whether you’re on the lookout for a casual stroll or a vigorous workout, hiking and backpacking gives one a chance to experience the beauty of The Natural State. Arkansan and avid backpacker Roy Burton has set the wheels in motion

Down on the Farm Day at Magic Springs

During the summer months, Magic Springs & Crystal Falls Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs is a popular place to head to. And during June and July it is open every single day! The park, which is located at

Dinosaur exhibit opens at Mid-America Science Museum

Jim Miller of  Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has sent a news release about an upcoming exhibit opening at the museum this Memorial Day weekend.  The exhibit is called Dinosaurs Revealed and it will be at the museum throughout

Ready, set…GET OUTSIDE!

It’s almost summer! It’s time to grab the kids and head outside for some fun in the sun. And these great events at our Arkansas State Parks are the perfect opportunity to do just that.  Moro Bay State Park in

Lineup for Natural State Chautauqua annouced

Pam Beasley, superintendent of the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources in Smackover, has sent details of the upcoming Natural State Chautauqua taking place next month on June 2-4. The theme this go around is “Adventure is Worthwhile” and will feature the