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.

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 …
The City of Horseshoe Bend celebrates 50 years at its 27th annual Dogwood Days Festival on Saturday, May 11 with special guest Danielle Colby of American Pickers. Start the day off with a Kiwanis pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. at the United Methodist Church. Or, start with coffee and donuts at the Dogwood Days Golf …
The Arkansas Escape I created takes you to what is probably my favorite place in visit in Central Arkansas: the small neighboring communities of Scott and Keo. Take off for a day of shopping and “parking” by traveling southeast via I-40, I-440 and U.S. 165 toward the small farming community of Scott where the feel …
Summer is closer than you think and it’s not too early to start planning your children’s summer fun. The Shiloh Museum in Springdale is now accepting registration for its summer history camps for kids. Two sessions are offered: “Shiloh in Wonderland” is June 10-14, 9:00 a.m. to noon, for ages 6-9. Each day’s activities are …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2SXxNBZAEo It started with this Facebook post from “American Pickers” on Monday: Hey, Arkansas! Mike and Frank are heading down to The Natural State, so send us your tips for the biggest piles of rusty gold in your neck of the woods — from the Ozarks to the Mississippi and everything in between! “American Pickers” …
If you still have some Christmas money burning a hole in your pocket or you’re thinking about redecorating your home during 2013, head to Conway Jan. 12-13 for Antique Alley Arkansas Antique Show. Over 200 dealers from around the country set up their booths in the Conway Expo Center.  Vendors from New York, California, Texas, …
It’s time for the 77th annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival in Stuttgart …and you don’t want to miss out on any of the fun! Today is the opening of the festival carnival and midway. The fun kicks off at 3:30 p.m. along Main Street and it’s Armband Day! The …
Everyone has someone on their gift list that is either very difficult to buy for or it’s a person they really want to impress. Finding the perfect item can be tedious at best. There is no need to stress about it because the Arkansas Craft Guild has the solution to your problem. The organization’s 34th …
December is a lively and festive month and the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville joins in the fun with its Gardenland Express. This family event features garden-scale trains in a winter wonderland setting. The trains, owned and operated by the Sugar Creek Train Club and the Northwest Arkansas Garden Railway Society will chug …