Crafts, Antiques, and Flea Markets

If you’re looking for arts and crafts fairs and downtown gallery walks, Arkansas is the right destination for you. Arts centers and galleries display visual artworks of both the masters and up-and-coming Southern artists in communities across the state. From the Arkansas Arts Center in the Capitol City of Little Rock to the many free art galleries in the artist communities of Hot Springs and Eureka Springs, Arkansas offers an amazing outpouring of creative genius.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT4yjPvWOz0 The Rock ‘N’ Roll Highway 67 Music Festival kicks-off Thursday, Oct. 2, in Pocahontas with Bop the Square. The event gives visitors and residents a chance to visit historic downtown Pocahontas and the area merchants, who are open extended hours. The event is based on the monthly downtown event, Stroll the Square, but with …
September brings optimum weather for enjoying the outdoors and the numerous festivals found in Northern Arkansas this time of year. Here are some that are worthy of your time:   1.        23rd Annual Tired Iron Tractor & Engine Show Check out exhibitions of old-time sawmilling and blacksmithing, kiddie tractor pulls, plowing, home-related antiques, and more …
September brings optimum weather for enjoying the outdoors and the numerous festivals found in Northwest Arkansas this time of year. Here are 10 that are worthy of your time: 1.        23rd Annual Tired Iron Tractor & Engine Show Check out exhibitions of old-time sawmilling and blacksmithing, kiddie tractor pulls, plowing, home-related antiques, and more on …
What does a mom want for Mother’s Day?  Flowers, reservations at a nice restaurant, and other gifts are appreciated. But the real gift she is looking for is time with the family that gave her the title of Mom in the first place. Here are six ideas for spending time with your mom this Mother’s …
May is a month of merriment and music in the Arkansas Delta and North Central Ozarks. From crawfish to crafts and music spanning the spectrum from bluegrass to gospel to rockabilly, you’ll find it all at one of these great events in eastern Arkansas! Pickin’ in the Park at Village Creek State Park in Wynne …
  Fort Smith native Sarah Martin Ridgley developed a passion for “vintage emphemera” – paper items such as invitations and note cards – while researching invitations for her wedding in 2005. Today she sells her hand-cranked invitations, cards, coasters and prints through Etsy, the e-commerce website that focuses on handmade or vintage items. The products …
The Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View will offer several craft workshops during the spring break session from March 24 – 29. Select shops in the craft village will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for workshops and demonstrations. There are also opportunities to make a wool felt ball, a pinch …
Get ready to do some major Christmas celebrating in Central Arkansas.  Many of the events, which were postponed from last weekend due to the icy weather, have been rescheduled. The annual Big Jingle Jubilee Parade  kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 14. The parade features floats, marching bands, animals, and two very special grand marshals — …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYOfmvhoSsk The 78th annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival in Stuttgart is one of the biggest and best festivals in the Arkansas Delta. Thousands from across the country flock to the event to celebrate the town’s moniker as the “Duck Capital of the World!” The festival is scheduled for …