75 Years of Fun Celebrated this Year at the Arkansas State Fair

What has to be considered one of the largest get-togethers in Arkansas – the State Fair – is having a big celebration this year.  It turns 75 years old in October. The fair has long been a favorite of children

Get a Nostalgia Blast with Vintage Barbie Exhibit

Whether you’re a Baby Boomer looking to revisit your childhood or a girl who just loves dolls, you need to visit the Barbie®: The Vintage Years, 1959-1972 Exhibit at the Esse Purse Museum in downtown Little Rock.   It opens this

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

Beatles at the Ridge Returns to Walnut Ridge

In September 1964, a quartet from England was just looking for some peace and quiet. For the young men from Liverpool, 1964 had already been a banner year. Their lives had changed drastically. In February, the chaps left England, not

Batesville hosts 71st Annual White River Water Carnival Saturday

One of northeast Arkansas’s most popular events is the White River Water Carnival in Batesville. The event celebrates its 71st year on Sept. 13. The event kicks off at Riverside Park at 10 a.m. with the MDA fire truck pull,

Fly Tying and other Very Ento-resting Programs at Hobbs

In addition to great trails for mountain biking, hiking and horseback riding, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers offers great programs that span a variety of interests. If you like insects or fly fishing, take a look at these two

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

Festive Fun at Bryant’s Fall Fest

Some creative boat-building skills are going to be on display during the Duct Tape Boat Race, a part of Bryant’s 27th annual Fall Fest, Sept. 27.  The vessels can only be made from duct tape and PVC pipe.   See how

Slaughter Pen Jam Starts Friday

Slaughter Pen Jam is a three-day festival for riders of all ages. The fun takes place this weekend, Sept. 5-7, in Bentonville. The festival kicks off on Friday with Trials and BMX events on the downtown square. More than 3,000

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