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September in the Arkansas Delta promises to be a month full of music and fun for the entire family! It’s the 5th annual Legendary Blues Festival in Helena-West Helena on Sept. 3. Enjoy the sounds of blues music along the banks of the Mighty Mississippi. Other activities include a motorcycle rally, the Big Dog BBQ …
Welcome to June! In the Arkansas Delta region of The Natural State, that means it’s time for some great festival fun! It’s Farm Fest 2016 in Wynne on June 9-11. The festival features barbecue cooking contests with youth and adult divisions, a carnival, games for kids, arts and crafts and a variety of food vendors. …
The stars will be shining bright in Bentonville the first week of May. By stars, I do mean the celebrities that will be in town for the Bentonville Film Festival. It’s set to take place May 3-8 with plenty of new additions for this second year event, including virtual festival passes and mobile theaters. BFF …
Spring is here and festival season is in full swing! Here is a peek at a few of the fun options taking place across Southwest Arkansas in May! 1. Railfest Railfest in Texarkana takes place May 6-7 and is a celebration of the railroad heritage of the town. It takes place at Front Street Plaza …
April is a great time to get out and explore the Arkansas Delta. From food to music to outdoor fun, you’ll find all that and more this month in the Upper and Lower Delta regions of The Natural State. The Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie hosts the 9th annual German Heritage Festival on April …
Thanksgiving may be all about the turkey…but the day AFTER Thanksgiving, in the Arkansas Delta, it’s all about the duck! Stuttgart welcomes thousands to the annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival, which turns 80 this year. The fun begins on Friday, Nov. 27, in downtown Stuttgart!   The festival …
This November is full of fun events. From learning how to cook Thanksgiving favorites in a Dutch oven to celebrating the ducks in Stuttgart, there’s plenty to do, see, eat and experience. Powhatan Historic State Park in Powhatan offers a Dutch Oven Workshop: Thanksgiving Feast on Nov. 7 at 9 a.m. Learn to cook many …
One of the foods most recognized as true Southern is cornbread.  However, we go owe Native Americans a big thank you since they are credited with creating the first versions of this popular quick bread. You can celebrate this popular food at the 5th annual Arkansas Cornbread Festival, Saturday, Nov. 7 in downtown Little Rock. …