75 Years of Fun Celebrated this Year at the Arkansas State Fair

What has to be considered one of the largest get-togethers in Arkansas – the State Fair – is having a big celebration this year.  It turns 75 years old in October. The fair has long been a favorite of children

Get a Nostalgia Blast with Vintage Barbie Exhibit

Whether you’re a Baby Boomer looking to revisit your childhood or a girl who just loves dolls, you need to visit the Barbie®: The Vintage Years, 1959-1972 Exhibit at the Esse Purse Museum in downtown Little Rock.   It opens this

Outrageous Fun Awaits in October

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again…October is one of my favorite times in The Natural State! The air is cooler and crisp, the trees are taking on their autumn wardrobe, and great festivals take place throughout the

Hundreds Celebrate Groundbreaking for U.S. Marshals Museum

Shovels turned dirt Wednesday (Sept. 24), marking an exciting step in the plan to build the U.S. Marshals Museum on the banks of the Arkansas River in downtown Fort Smith. The museum will serve as a national center to educate

Fall Rail Travel in Arkansas

One of my favorite ways to enjoy the beauty of fall color in Arkansas is by rail, where you can let the Arkansas and Missouri Railroad do the driving while you do the gazing. Ride in style on the meticulously

Batesville hosts 71st Annual White River Water Carnival Saturday

One of northeast Arkansas’s most popular events is the White River Water Carnival in Batesville. The event celebrates its 71st year on Sept. 13. The event kicks off at Riverside Park at 10 a.m. with the MDA fire truck pull,

Fly Tying and other Very Ento-resting Programs at Hobbs

In addition to great trails for mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers offers great programs that span a variety of interests. If you like insects or fly fishing, take a look at these two

No Batteries Required

It’s September and the kids are getting back into the school routine…hopefully! It’s also a great time to get out and enjoy some fun activities geared toward the younger crowd, like these two events being held at Arkansas State Parks

Festive Fun at Bryant’s Fall Fest

Some creative boat-building skills are going to be on display during the Duct Tape Boat Race, a part of Bryant’s 27th annual Fall Fest, Sept. 27.  The vessels can only be made from duct tape and PVC pipe.   See how

44th Annual Antique Auto Festival & 1922 Bank Robbery Re-enactment

Antique cars and the re-enactment of a bank robbery will have you feeling like you’re back in time in Eureka Springs on Sept. 5 and 6. The 44th annual Antique Auto Festival takes place at the Village at Pine Mountain.