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Whether you’re on the lookout for a casual stroll or a vigorous workout, hiking and backpacking gives one a chance to experience the beauty of The Natural State. Arkansan and avid backpacker Roy Burton has set the wheels in motion for a Backpacking and Hiking Day in Arkansas. Governor Asa Hutchinson has made a Proclamation …
For those unfamiliar with “zipping,” the activity involves soaring through the air by a cable suspended above an incline, to which a pulley and harness are attached for a rider. One option for thrill seekers is the Zip Lines at Ouachita Bend, located between Hot Springs and Malvern. This seven line course criss-crosses high above …
During the summer months, Magic Springs & Crystal Falls Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs is a popular place to head to. And during June and July it is open every single day! The park, which is located at 1701 E. Grand Avenue, is well known for its rides and detailed descriptions of them …
The 45th Annual Smackover Oil Town Festival is June 16-18 in downtown Smackover. The festival, which celebrates the city’s oil boom heritage, features free concerts every night and on the agenda is a range of activities like a car show, a rib cook-off, horseshoe pitching, turtle races, interesting competitions like a drill bit toss and …
Jim Miller of  Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has sent a news release about an upcoming exhibit opening at the museum this Memorial Day weekend.  The exhibit is called Dinosaurs Revealed and it will be at the museum throughout the summer. According to the release, there will be “six full dinosaur skeletal replicas including …
“We’ve totally redefined our lamb booth for 2016,” says Jamie Groat, a parishioner of Little Rock’s Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, home to the International Greek Food Festival, which takes place May 20-22 at the church. This year, the fest’s 32nd, a lamb burger and lamb shank dinner will heat up the lamb booth; Greek fries …
Among the many prime ATV riding destinations in Arkansas is one of the most popular in the nation, the Wolf Pen Gap ATV Trails in Mena. Wolf Pen Gap was the first trail system built specifically for four wheelers in the Ouachita National Forest. The routes were created by the U.S. Forest Service in the …
Pam Beasley, superintendent of the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources in Smackover, has sent details of the upcoming Natural State Chautauqua taking place next month on June 2-4. The theme this go around is “Adventure is Worthwhile” and will feature the stories of three adventurous characters from American history: Daniel Boone, Edith Russell and Amelia Earhart. …
If you like country music and baseball, Arvest Ballpark in Springdale is where you want to be on Saturday, July 23. Following the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 6:05 p.m. game against the Springfield Cardinals, there will be a live post-game country concert by David Nail, a MCA Nashville and Grammy-nominated recording artist. Nail is known for …