Fayetteville Roots Festival is Aug. 28-31

The Fayetteville Roots Festival is one of my favorite events out of the whole year and the countdown to it is on. Set for Aug. 28-31 in Fayetteville, this four day urban music festival celebrates music, food and culture. What

Bird Island on Lake Ouachita

According to the Purple Martin Conservation Association, the Purple Martin is the largest member of the swallow family in the U.S. For a few weeks during the summer, you can see large numbers of these acrobatic birds on Bird Island.

Fun in the Sun in the Arkansas Delta!

Enjoy summer from a kayak, a bike, or on your own two feet this July with some exciting events that give you a new perspective of the natural beauty of the Arkansas Delta. If you’re looking for a new way

Central Arkansas Fishing Hot Spots

There are some great fishing locations in Central Arkansas.  The Arkansas River, Lake Maumelle and Lake Conway immediately come to mind but there are quite a few smaller public lakes and ponds in the area. The Arkansas Game and Fish

Celebrating Peaches and Grapes

The Arkansas River Valley region is ripe with festivals that focus on food. In July, you can catch both the Johnson County Peach Festival and the Altus Grape Festival. Johnson County Peach Festival The Peach Festival in Clarksville is celebrating

Mother Nature Story Times at Hobbs

On the second Saturday of each month, Mother Nature visits Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area to excite the imaginations of children by reading stories of the forest and the animals that live there. Story time is followed by hands-on nature craft

Fun Family Festivities Featured in June

Kick off the start of the summer season at the 33rd annual Portfest in Newport with the excitement of live music and fireworks. Held along the banks of the White River at Jacksonport State Park on June 5-7, Portfest’s features

June is Major Concert Month in Central Arkansas

Like music? Then you’ll love the month of June in Central Arkansas. You can choose from pop (Bruno Mars), big band (The Glenn Miller Orchestra), legendary rockabilly (Sonny Burgess and the Pacers) and headline country (Blake Shelton). On June 10,

Balloons Over RussVegas is May 1-4

Maybe they should call it a Sky Festival, because Balloons Over RussVegas is about more than hot air. On May 1-4 in Russellville this balloon event includes 20 hot air balloons, a team of skydivers, helicopter rides and powered parachutes.

50th Spring Tour of Historic Homes in Little Rock’s Quapaw Quarter

Little Rock’s Quapaw Quarter celebrates a milestone this month. It’s the 50th Spring Tour of Historic Homes, to be held May 10-11.  Join honorary co-chairs of the event First Lady Ginger Beebe and well-known lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith for