Escape to Nature in November

Fall is a wonderful time to explore nature in the northeast and southeast sections of The Natural State. Whether you prefer riding in a vehicle, walking through the woods or biking the byways, there’s a great opportunity to everyone to

Mmmmm…I smell STEAK!

If you’re near West Memphis on Saturday, Oct. 18, you most likely WILL smell the enticing aroma of beef as Southland Park Gaming and Racing hosts the 2014 Mid-South Great Steak Cook-off! Over 80 teams will compete for over $11,000

October Fun with “Ghosts” and Owls

October brings tons of fun for kids of all ages in eastern Arkansas. McGehee hosts the town’s annual homecoming festival on Oct. 17-18 during Owlfest 2014. Friday evening features homecoming ceremonies at Owl Stadium at the McGehee High School, followed

2014 Arkansas Fall Color Updates Now Available

Yes, folks.  it’s true.  The leaves are beginning to change colors. That brings us to one of the most eagerly-awaited times of the year in Arkansas: the beginning of fall color reports. You can keep track of the changing of

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

Warfield Concerts Hosts Matthew Huff in Concert on Saturday

Arkansas native (and Helena born) Matthew Huff performs in concert on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Beth El Heritage Hall, located at the corner of Pecan and Perry Streets in historic downtown Helena at 7:30 p.m. The concert is the latest

A Splendorous September in Eastern Arkansas

We’re getting close, my friends. Fall is approaching. The temperatures will start to cool off, the leaves bring out their autumn wardrobe and you can feel a crispness in the air! Fall is my absolute favorite time of year in

King Biscuit Unveils 2014 Official Poster

The organizers of the King Biscuit Blues Festival in historic Helena have unveiled the winner of the 2014 poster contest. The festival celebrates 29 years this October. King Biscuit is, of course, recognized for the hottest sounds in contemporary and

July 4 Marks 195th Anniversary of the Arkansas Territory

    July 4, 2014, marks the 195th anniversary of the creation of the Arkansas Territory. Created from a portion of the Missouri Territory, the area was an organized incorporated territory until June 15, 1836, when what remained of the

Head to Camp at an Arkansas State Park in July

Throughout July, many of the wonderful state parks in eastern Arkansas are offering day camps for kids. It’s a great way to get outside, have fun and learn a few things along the way. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin