Les bon temps rouler in la Petite Roche

Problem: It’s almost Fat Tuesday, and you’re in Little Rock, all dressed up with a feather boa and a bagful of beads and New Orleans is too far to go. Solution: Check out all the Mardi Gras celebrations happening right here

Events Celebrating Anniversaries in 2016 in Southwest Arkansas

Here are a few of the events and festivals celebrating anniversaries this year in Southwest Arkansas! Henderson State University in Arkadelphia is celebrating its 125th anniversary with an exhibition that highlights the history of the university. The opening reception is

12th annual Chocolate Lovers Festival

Whether you’re spending Valentine’s Day with your significant other, family, or friends, the 12th annual Chocolate Lovers Festival in Eureka Springs is the perfect event. The festival will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13 at the

Get Your Beads Ready for Eureka Gras 2016

Eureka Gras 2016 is in full swing in Eureka Springs. So, grab your Mardi Gras beads and make lodging reservations to join in the fun. Here’s a list of upcoming events you don’t want to miss: Taste of N’Awlins will

New “Radio CALS” is an auditory exploration of Arkansas

A new weekly radio program from the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will allow listeners to explore Arkansas without even leaving the house. Radio CALS, which debuts on KABF 88.3 Friday, Jan. 8, at noon, is a two-hour show that will

Celebrating the Duck! Stuttgart Hosts the 80th Annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival

Thanksgiving may be all about the turkey…but the day AFTER Thanksgiving, in the Arkansas Delta, it’s all about the duck! Stuttgart welcomes thousands to the annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival, which turns 80

Sleigh Bells Ring Throughout Central Arkansas this December

Hey kids! Like any journalist I have my sources, and a little elf at the North Pole sent me Santa’s schedule for December. Keep your eyes peeled for the big guy at these locations: Today–Dec. 24: Visits and Photos with

Dancing, Ducks and Dutch Ovens

This November is full of fun events. From learning how to cook Thanksgiving favorites in a Dutch oven to celebrating the ducks in Stuttgart, there’s plenty to do, see, eat and experience. Powhatan Historic State Park in Powhatan offers a

Fall Festival at The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs

Here’s a fun alternative to the classic take on Halloween: The Great Passion Play’s Fall Festival on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31, in Eureka Springs. The Fall Festival takes place on the last two performances of the season.

Cornbread Had its Special Day in Little Rock

One of the foods most recognized as true Southern is cornbread.  However, we go owe Native Americans a big thank you since they are credited with creating the first versions of this popular quick bread. You can celebrate this popular