Garvan Gardens hosts Arkansas Symphony on March 20

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs on March 20. The performance is scheduled for 3 p.m. that day and conductor Phillip Mann will lead the concert, which will have

Run the LOViT

The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT) is a popular hiking and mountain biking trail near Mount Ida that winds along the southern shore of Lake Ouachita. It is also the scene of the annual LOViT 100K endurance trail run. The

New craft coffee roastery in Hot Springs

Hot Springs is the scene of a new craft coffee roastery, the first small batch roastery of its kind in the city. Red Light Roastery is located at 1003 Park Avenue and beans are sold by the pound from the

Rockhounding in Arkansas

Each month, KUAR hosts a radio segment called Science Cafe. This month’s guest was Michael DeAngelis, an assistant professor of Earth Science at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The professor talked about geology during the 25-minute show and

Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival in Hot Springs

The 12th annual Valley of the Vapors Independent Music Festival takes place March 18-22 in Hot Springs. The festival is known as the only underground music festival in the state and is home to a wide mix of innovative live

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

Thrill of the chill: Winter hiking in Arkansas

Winter might not be the ideal season to splash around in Arkansas’s many beautiful lakes and rivers, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy The Natural State during the brief cold snap separating fall from spring. One of the best

Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights Celebrates 20 Years

What comes after Thanksgiving in Arkansas? The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights! This year will be the 20th anniversary of the program, which highlights more than 60 communities around the state. The Trail of Holiday Lights brochure is available both

Historical Marker Unveiled in Hot Springs for Baseball Players Dizzy and Daffy Dean

This weekend, a new historical marker that commemorates Hall of Fame baseball players Dizzy and Daffy Dean was unveiled in downtown Hot Springs. Jay Hanna (Dizzy) and Paul (Daffy) were born in Arkansas in the town of Lucas (Logan County).

Spa Running Festival in Hot Springs

The Spa 10K in Hot Springs was recently listed by Runner’s World as one of the top 10 races in a national park. The race, which takes place November 21 this year, has been part of the Hot Springs running