4 Reasons to Travel to North Central Arkansas in September

September activities in North Central Arkansas let you experience food, music and art amid scenic beauty. 1.       Chili They’re in it for the money and prestige at the 19th annual Arkansas State Championship Hillbilly Chili Cook-Off. The foodie fun takes

10 Festivals for September Fun in Northwest Arkansas

September brings optimum weather for enjoying the outdoors and the numerous festivals found in Northwest Arkansas this time of year. Here are 10 that are worthy of your time: 1.        23rd Annual Tired Iron Tractor & Engine Show Check out

Eat My Catfish Does Fish Right

I’m always on the look-out for good catfish.  In all my many travels of this beautiful state, I have had many a good plate of catfish, in my mind the unofficial “food of the South.” No disrespect to barbecue intended.

Pretty Downtown Perryville Worth a Detour

I hate to admit that I’ve always traveled through Perryville on my way to some other destination and have never explored the small community. That all changed not too long ago as I was in town for a young family

Fayetteville Roots Festival is Aug. 28-31

The Fayetteville Roots Festival is one of my favorite events out of the whole year and the countdown to it is on. Set for Aug. 28-31 in Fayetteville, this four day urban music festival celebrates music, food and culture. What

Good Eats: Timbo Dairy Bar

On Ark. 66 between the small, quaint towns of Leslie and Mountain View, the “Folk Music Capital of the World,” is the tiny town of Timbo. It’s just a blip on the screen with a few rural residential homes, a

French-Themed Indulgences Start July 8 in Eureka Springs

What’s not to love about an event that includes wine flights, four course dinners, and cooking demonstrations! Get your taste buds ready for Fleur Delicious Weekend on Tuesday, July 8 through Sunday, July 13 in Eureka Springs. This event inspires

Have a Summer Treat at an Old-Fashioned Soda Fountain

A quick – and very enjoyable — way to cool down during an Arkansas summer is ice cream.  Throw in some nostalgic atmosphere and you and your family can have an experience not soon forgotten. Once pretty much a staple

It’s the 4th annual Tomatoes at the Trotter on June 26 in Monticello

The University of Arkansas at Monticello School of Agriculture and the University of Arkansas Southeast Research and Extension Center hosts the 4th annual Tomatoes at the Trotter at the historic Trotter House in Monticello on June 26. The evening begins

Celebrating Peaches and Grapes

The Arkansas River Valley region is ripe with festivals that focus on food. In July, you can catch both the Johnson County Peach Festival and the Altus Grape Festival. Johnson County Peach Festival The Peach Festival in Clarksville is celebrating