NPS director Jonathan Jarvis hands out all-access park passes

Fourth-graders at King Elementary in Little Rock got a special visit yesterday from National Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis, in town to celebrate both the centennial of the NPS and Black History Month. These two events come together in the Little

Conway prepares for a British invasion

The Grammy-nominated Liverpool Legends Beatles tribute band will perform for one night only with the Conway Symphony Orchestra at Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. “All You Need Is Love…and Music,” which takes place Saturday, January 30th, will

Amity Trade Days

Looking for an interesting shopping excursion? Amity Trade Days is an outdoor market that sits on 54-acres at the old lumber mill in Amity. The market is open for four days each month, always the Thursday -Sunday before the second

Quantia Fletcher’s “heart work” at Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

In celebration of Black History Month, we visited with Quantia Fletcher, the interim director of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, a Little Rock museum that celebrates African-American history and culture. Quantia—who goes by “Key” (hint: “Quantia” sounds more like the Italian wine

Events Celebrating Anniversaries in 2016 in Southwest Arkansas

Here are a few of the events and festivals celebrating anniversaries this year in Southwest Arkansas! Henderson State University in Arkadelphia is celebrating its 125th anniversary with an exhibition that highlights the history of the university. The opening reception is

All aboard!

Everyone seems to love a train, young and old alike. And there’s no place better in The Natural State to enjoy “all things train” than the Arkansas Railroad Museum in Pine Bluff. If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Railroad

Leap into leap year in Central Arkansas!

Leap year only comes around once every four years, so it’s definitely worth celebrating! Kids will have lots of questions about what it is, how it works, and why it’s necessary—especially younger ones, who may be experiencing it for the first

Crush Your New Year’s Resolutions With Central Arkansas’s State Parks

It happens every year: Resolution fatigue. We begin the year with the best of intentions, vowing to step away from the junk food and onto the treadmill, to spend more quality time with family and friends and spend less money

An Indoor Adventure

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful!” It may not actually be frightful, but January in The Natural State can be cold and damp. But that just means we move the fun inside! This January is a great time to visit

Crossett’s Christmas Wonderland WINS “The Great Christmas Light Fight!”

On Monday evening, ABC aired the last of the 3-part holiday special, “The Great Christmas Light Fight.” Sam Finney of Crossett, who has lovingly created Christmas Wonderland for the past 30 years, was the final winner! Christmas Wonderland is a