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.

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 …
Learn how your ancestors lived from day to day during the Pioneer Village Fall Fest,  Nov. 2-3 in Searcy.    The collection of 19th century buildings, farm equipment and other antique items will all be open with costumed guides on hand throughout the grounds to answer visitor’s questions. Some of the activities taking place are …
Small towns offer those one of a kind festivals that make people feel at home and connected. Ozark is no exception with its 42nd annual Old Fashioned Square Gathering on Oct. 19. Festivities include live bluegrass music, pony rides, pageants, games, prizes, rock climbing wall, and a search for cash in the Needle in the …
The town of McGehee celebrates the 7th annual Owlfest on Oct. 4-5. The event is held during the McGehee Owls homecoming weekend. The event includes a 5K run/walk, an area just for the kids, a street dance, live music, a petting zoo, a motorcycle show, arts and crafts, and great food. Also on tap this …
Fayetteville offers its inaugural Hispanic Heritage Festival on Sept. 26-28 with events at the Washington County Fairgrounds and the Global Campus of the University of Arkansas. Considered a northwest Arkansas festival, it will celebrate a Hispanic nation each year. This year the featured country is Panama. The next three years the countries to be celebrated …
The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale offers two quilt-related events this month. The 36th annual Ozark Quilt Fair takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14. Quilters and quilt lovers display new and antique quilts for show and sale during this event. Viewer’s Choice awards will be given for …
Whether you’re 8 or 88, seeing your first pumpkin of the year makes you realize fall and Halloween are on the way! Two great attractions in eastern Arkansas are passionate about pumpkins! Pumpkin Hollow near Piggott and Peebles Farm in Augusta welcome the season with lots of fun, fall activities for the young and the …