Arts and Science Center in Pine Bluff Debuts Heritage Detectives on March 5

Join the staff of the Arts & Science Center in Southeast Arkansas in Pine Bluff, along with Arkansas First Lady Susan Hutchinson, for a special event honoring the launch of the museum’s latest project, Heritage Detectives, on March 5. The

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge in Eureka Springs

Turpentine Creek is one of the very few USDA-licensed facilities for large carnivores in the U.S.  It rescues neglected or unwanted big cats and provides them with a safe home in a caring environment on a 450-acre ranch. Each of

In Charge of a Group? Lead Them to Loco Ropes

If you’ve read my blog before, you know I’m a big fan of Loco Ropes, a treetop ropes course adventure, located at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. The crazy fun comes in challenging yourself on three ropes

Beat Winter Blues with Flower and Home Shows in Central Arkansas

Are the winter doldrums starting to wear on your nerves? Well, perk up because two central Arkansas events will put everyone in “springtime” mode. The 24th annual Arkansas Flower and Garden Show brings the hope, color, and aroma of spring.

Backpacking and Camping Clinics in Northwest Arkansas

I received my Adventure Mail from Lewis & Clark Outfitters in Northwest Arkansas today and it has a lot of great information about upcoming backpacking and camping clinics. All but one are free. The clinics cover cooking, backpacking, first aid,

River Market Museum Crawl is Fun No Matter the Weather

You’re heard of a pub crawl? How about a museum crawl? Winter weather can be finicky in Arkansas so activities that are indoors but can include outdoors make your planning much simpler. Six facilities in the downtown Little Rock River

Take the Kids on a Geocaching Adventure in The Natural State!

Geocaching has become, over the past few years, one of the most popular outdoor activities, especially for families. For those not familiar with caching, it’s basically a modern-day treasure hunt, using Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates. After the cache is

8 Things You Should Know About Daisy BB Guns

Daisy Manufacturing Company, the makers of the Daisy BB guns, started out as a windmill company in Plymouth, Michigan, just outside of Detroit. The year was 1886. France had just given the Statue of Liberty to the United States and

Mother Nature Story Time at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

The beauty of Mother Nature surrounds you at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. So it only makes sense that story time at the park be portrayed by her as well. Diana Gatley is Mother Nature personified every second Saturday

Birds of Prey Highlighted on Jan. 17

You and your family will be able to get up close and personal with some of our feathered friends during Pinnacle Mountain State Park’s Birds of Prey program. From 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., licensed wildlife rehabilitator Rodney Paul will