Kenda Drive-In and Daisy Queen in Marshall turn 50

Two of Marshall’s most iconic businesses are celebrating their 50th anniversaries this year – Kenda Drive-In and the Daisy Queen.   That’s no typo. It’s Daisy Queen not Dairy Queen and it’s known for hand-pattied all Angus beef burgers and

Stars Come Out for Bentonville Film Festival on May 3-8

The stars will be shining bright in Bentonville the first week of May. By stars, I do mean the celebrities that will be in town for the Bentonville Film Festival. It’s set to take place May 3-8 with plenty of

13 reasons to attend the 13th annual Arkansas Literary Festival

If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Literary Festival (or even if you have!), here are 13 reasons—in no particular order—to give it a try. You’re a foodie “Literary” doesn’t only mean “about literature.” From a lunch-time journey through the Pork

Crystal Bridges debuts The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip

I challenge you to take a road trip to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville to see the new exhibition, The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip, on view Feb. 27 through May 30, 2016. On

Movie Connection: Arkansas and Oscar-nominated The Revenant

If you liked the movie The Revenant and are rooting for it to win in its nominated fields during the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony this Sunday, Feb. 28, then here are two items at two different Arkansas museums that you

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

Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival Lineup

The 24th Annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival is October 9 – 18 in Hot Springs. Details on the lineup in store for the opening and closing weekends of the festival are below. Information on further documentaries and special guests

Summer Camp Fun!

In July, activities for the kids are both fun and educational. Check out these events geared toward the younger crowd. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin offers Craft Day for Kids on July 4. Participants learn what life was like

Bentonville Film Festival Individual Tickets Now on Sale

Individual tickets go on sale today (April 13) for the Bentonville Film Festival taking place May 5-9. While I highly recommend that you get tickets, I have one warning for you as you go to the website to make that

Ozark Mountain UFO Conference is April 10-12 in Eureka Springs

The 28th annual Ozark Mountain UFO Conference is set for April 10-12 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. This weekend event provides new and thought-provoking information about other worlds around us. Two films