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.

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 …
The 62nd annual Clothesline Fair in Prairie Grove, held every Labor Day weekend, takes place this year on Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. It features more than 100 booths with artisans selling and demonstrating handmade crafts. The arts and crafts show, sponsored by the Arts Center of the Ozarks …
Gear up all you shoppers.  Get your highway map or GPS locator ready, put on comfortable shoes, gas up the vehicle, and make sure you have money in your pocket. It’s time for the 14th annual Bargains Galore on 64. This 160-mile-long shop-a-thon is going to be Aug. 8-10. Starting at the state’s western border, …
Like a bargain? Like making someone else’s giveaway a treasure for yourself? You never know what you’ll find at a yard sale, so make plans to attend Eureka Springs‘ 19th annual Yards and Yards of Yard Sales  on Aug. 2 and 3.  The hours will be from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm both days. Eurekans …