Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs

Turpentine Creek is one of the very few USDA-licensed facilities for large carnivores in the U.S.  It rescues neglected or unwanted big cats and provides them with a safe home in a caring environment on a 450-acre ranch. Each of

Van Gogh to Rothko: Masterworks from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville opens a new exhibition this weekend bringing together 76 artworks by 73 influential artists. The works were selected from the collection of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York, and feature

In Charge of a Group? Lead Them to Loco Ropes

If you’ve read my blog before, you know I’m a big fan of Loco Ropes, a treetop ropes course adventure, located at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. The crazy fun comes in challenging yourself on three ropes

Beat Winter Blues with Flower and Home Shows in Central Arkansas

Are the winter doldrums starting to wear on your nerves? Well, perk up because two central Arkansas events will put everyone in “springtime” mode. The 24th annual Arkansas Flower and Garden Show brings the hope, color, and aroma of spring.

Backpacking and Camping Clinics in Northwest Arkansas

I received my Adventure Mail from Lewis & Clark Outfitters in Northwest Arkansas today and it has a lot of great information about upcoming backpacking and camping clinics. All but one are free. The clinics cover cooking, backpacking, first aid,

Lower White River Museum State Park Hosts Exhibit Opening Sunday

The Lower White River Museum State Park in Des Arc hosts an exhibit opening of “War on the Water, Gunboats on the White River” on Sunday, Feb. 8. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibit uses

ALFiE Awards Announced

The winners of the 2014 ALFiE Awards (“Arkansans Love Festivals & Events”) have been announced by the Arkansas Festivals & Events Association. Among the winners were: Best New Festival or Event – Hot Springs Craft Beer Festival, Hot Springs. Set

Connect with Nature at Moro Bay State Park

Known as a fishing and water sport hot spot, Moro Bay State Park is the only Arkansas state park on the lower Ouachita River. “Moro Bay is a smaller park in a less populated area of the state that many

River Market Museum Crawl is Fun No Matter the Weather

You’re heard of a pub crawl? How about a museum crawl? Winter weather can be finicky in Arkansas so activities that are indoors but can include outdoors make your planning much simpler. Six facilities in the downtown Little Rock River

Delta Cultural Center Hosts New Program Series

The Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena debuts a new program entitled “Delta Drop-in” each Saturday in February. The programs  will be held from 11 to 11:30 a.m. These informal programs will be presented by DCC staff members, and will