Two Events to Help You Find Your Inner Mountain Man

Mountain men made a good living trapping and fur trading in the 1800s. Explorers living in the wilderness, they also through their trade helped open up various trails (widened into wagon roads) allowing Americans in the east to settle the

10 Reasons to Visit Central Arkansas in September

September brings thoughts of autumn in Arkansas.  From the changing of the leaves and a new major arts event, to pumpkin patches and locally grown produce, there’s a kaleidoscope of color and activities around nearly every bend. Start planning your

Unusual Construction to Benefit Arkansas Foodbank

Playing and building with cans isn’t just for children. Just check out Canstruction, taking place Aug. 21-Sept. 5 at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. Ingenuity and cleverness are put to the test as five area businesses construct

Outdoor Adventure at the Fish Hatchery

There’s something happening on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Norfork National Fish Hatchery in Mountain Home. It’s an outdoor adventure day for kids between the ages of 5 and 15. Activities range from fly fishing in Dry Run Creek and

Largest U.S. Towboat can be Viewed Traveling along the Arkansas River

The Motor Vessel Mississippi is the largest towboat ever built in the United States.  The 241-foot-long boat will be traveling down the Arkansas River, Aug 12-14.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has set up docking stations along the McClellan-Kerr

Super Circus Heroes Coming to Verizon Arena Aug. 14

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is bringing its new gold edition, complete with Super Circus Heroes, to North Little Rock on August 14.  The highly interactive, action filled evening introduces real life super heroes from around the world.  They

Head for the Water Park!

It’s hot…the kids are probably bored…and the first day of school is right around the corner! Now’s a great time to head to the water park! One option is the Paragould Community Center and Water Park in Paragould. The park

Pretty Downtown Perryville Worth a Detour

I hate to admit that I’ve always traveled through Perryville on my way to some other destination and have never explored the small community. That all changed not too long ago as I was in town for a young family

Look! Up in the Sky….Over Mid-Town Little Rock

From Friday, August 29 through Sunday, August 31, the skies over mid-town Little Rock will be filled with color…and a lot of hot air…as the Great War Memorial Balloon Race takes place.  There will be more than 20 balloons brought

Pine Bluff Arts and Science Center Hosts Tinkerfest Meets Theaterfest

The Arts & Science Center in Pine Bluff hosts Tinkerfest meets Theaterfest on Aug. 1-2. The event is a  two-day festival that brings together makers, artisans, and tinkerers to share skills and ideas and inspire creative engineering. Through hands-on projects