Leap into leap year in Central Arkansas!

Leap year only comes around once every four years, so it’s definitely worth celebrating! Kids will have lots of questions about what it is, how it works, and why it’s necessary—especially younger ones, who may be experiencing it for the first

Crush Your New Year’s Resolutions With Central Arkansas’s State Parks

It happens every year: Resolution fatigue. We begin the year with the best of intentions, vowing to step away from the junk food and onto the treadmill, to spend more quality time with family and friends and spend less money

An Indoor Adventure

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful!” It may not actually be frightful, but January in The Natural State can be cold and damp. But that just means we move the fun inside! This January is a great time to visit

Crossett’s Christmas Wonderland to be Featured on ABC Tonight

Tonight, Sam Finney of Crossett will be featured on ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight.” Finney, who has decorated his house for 30 years, opens Christmas Wonderland each year to the public. Mr. Sam, who grew up on a dairy

Living Windows and Santa in Calico Rock on Dec. 12

The windows of Calico Rock’s historic Main Street come alive this Saturday, Dec. 12 starting at 5:30 p.m. Various Christmas scenes are depicted during this Living Windows event sponsored by Calico Rock Museum. Then, Santa comes to town during the

The Railyard Bike Park Is Open in Rogers

If you like to bike, number one on your list of things to do in 2016 should be visiting The Railyard Bike Park in downtown Rogers. It’s the newest off-road offering for Northwest Arkansas, an excellent cycling destination. It’s named

Shop Central Arkansas Like a Local This Holiday Season

If you haven’t started your holiday shopping (like me!), it’s not too late! And don’t feel pressured to rush to a big box store – there are tons of locally owned businesses within central Arkansas that can fulfill your every

Celebrating the Duck! Stuttgart Hosts the 80th Annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival

Thanksgiving may be all about the turkey…but the day AFTER Thanksgiving, in the Arkansas Delta, it’s all about the duck! Stuttgart welcomes thousands to the annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival, which turns 80

Young Anglers Find Family Tradition on Dry Run Creek in North Central Arkansas

Asher Samsel, 11, flips his lure into one of the cascading pools of Dry Run Creek. The autumn-tinted trees lining the bank behind him are so picturesque in the soft, overcast light that the scene almost looks fake. Clear water

A Holiday to Remember This December

The holiday season is a wonderful time to make family memories in The Natural State. This December, experience the sights and sounds of the holidays with the entire family at these fun and festive events! Hoxie hosts the 8th annual