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

10 Reasons to Visit Central Arkansas in September

September brings thoughts of autumn in Arkansas.  From the changing of the leaves and a new major arts event, to pumpkin patches and locally grown produce, there’s a kaleidoscope of color and activities around nearly every bend. Start planning your

Unusual Construction to Benefit Arkansas Foodbank

Playing and building with cans isn’t just for children. Just check out Canstruction, taking place Aug. 21-Sept. 5 at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. Ingenuity and cleverness are put to the test as five area businesses construct

Largest U.S. Towboat can be Viewed Traveling along the Arkansas River

The Motor Vessel Mississippi is the largest towboat ever built in the United States.  The 241-foot-long boat will be traveling down the Arkansas River, Aug 12-14.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has set up docking stations along the McClellan-Kerr

Look! Up in the Sky….Over Mid-Town Little Rock

From Friday, August 29 through Sunday, August 31, the skies over mid-town Little Rock will be filled with color…and a lot of hot air…as the Great War Memorial Balloon Race takes place.  There will be more than 20 balloons brought

Start your July 4th Observances Early with Music

What’s more appropriate for an Independence Day celebration than one featuring the Air National Guard Band of the Southwest?  Also known as the 531st Air Force Band, the group will perform a free concert on the grounds behind the MacArthur

Central Arkansas Fishing Hot Spots

There are some great fishing locations in Central Arkansas.  The Arkansas River, Lake Maumelle and Lake Conway immediately come to mind but there are quite a few smaller public lakes and ponds in the area. The Arkansas Game and Fish

June is Major Concert Month in Central Arkansas

Like music? Then you’ll love the month of June in Central Arkansas. You can choose from pop (Bruno Mars), big band (The Glenn Miller Orchestra), legendary rockabilly (Sonny Burgess and the Pacers) and headline country (Blake Shelton). On June 10,

Time is Running Out to see the Carroll Cloar Exhibit

If you haven’t yet been to see the outstanding collection of Carroll Cloar artwork at the Arkansas Arts Center, time is getting short.  You have until June 1 to experience the rare show of paintings by the Arkansas native who

Watery Playgrounds in Little Rock Ease the Summer Heat

When it’s summertime in Arkansas, there’s no quicker way to cool off than to hit the water.  However, a lake, river or other body of water isn’t always reachable.  During the past two years, Little Rock has expanded its water