Camp fun this July!

July is a great time to get outdoors and have some fun! And if the kids learn something while having a great time, that’s just the icing on the cake! Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin offers a Youth Day

Make a splash to beat the heat

The good news: Summer is officially here! The bad news: It’s about to get really, really hot. Don’t wait until the dog days drain your energy to figure out how you’re going to cool down. Central Arkansas has lots of

Fun awaits at the Cherry Street Fair in historic Helena

If you haven’t been to historic downtown Helena lately, you’re missing out! There are great new shops and restaurants along Cherry Street in the beautiful downtown historic district. And if you’re looking for a specific reason to get to Helena,

30th annual World Championship Cardboard Boat Races

Boats of all shapes and sizes compete for speed and design during the 30th annual World Championship Cardboard Boat Races on Saturday, July 30, in Heber Springs. Held at Sandy Beach, races begin at 10 a.m. and the event lasts

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

The Zip Lines at Ouachita Bend

For those unfamiliar with “zipping,” the activity involves soaring through the air by a cable suspended above an incline, to which a pulley and harness are attached for a rider. One option for thrill seekers is the Zip Lines at

Ready, set…GET OUTSIDE!

It’s almost summer! It’s time to grab the kids and head outside for some fun in the sun. And these great events at our Arkansas State Parks are the perfect opportunity to do just that.  Moro Bay State Park in

A June full of festivals

Welcome to June! In the Arkansas Delta region of The Natural State, that means it’s time for some great festival fun! It’s Farm Fest 2016 in Wynne on June 9-11. The festival features barbecue cooking contests with youth and adult

Amazeum summer camp lineup

The Scott Family Amazeum in Bentonville will offer seven weeks of engaging learning opportunities for kids ages six years to 11 years this summer. Camps start June 13 and run weekly through Aug. 5, with the exception of the week

Baseball and a Big Country Bash

If you like country music and baseball, Arvest Ballpark in Springdale is where you want to be on Saturday, July 23. Following the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 6:05 p.m. game against the Springfield Cardinals, there will be a live post-game country