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

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.

Two Events to Help You Find Your Inner Mountain Man

Mountain men made a good living trapping and fur trading in the 1800s. Explorers living in the wilderness, they also through their trade helped open up various trails (widened into wagon roads) allowing Americans in the east to settle the

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

Grand Opening Set for Saturday for Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess

On Saturday, Aug. 16, many will see their longtime dream become a reality. People like Mayor Larry Sims of Dyess, Dr. Ruth Hawkins and the staff of ASU’s Arkansas Heritage Sites, and most certainly the family of the legendary Johnny

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

Music Takes Center Stage in August in the Arkansas Delta

August is a music-filled month in the Arkansas Delta. If you love music, you have some great options to enjoy in August. The 4th annual Johnny Cash Music Festival concert will be held on Aug. 15 at the ASU Convocation

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

Jacksonport State Park Hosts “House of Light” Exhibit

Jacksonport State Park in Newport is hosting a traveling exhibit that tells the story of one of Arkansas’s newly-found cultural treasures.  “Hugo and Gayne Preller’s House of Light” exhibition opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, with a short