‘Oh, What Fun!’ Holiday Exhibit Now Open at ESSE Purse Museum

“Oh, What Fun! A Very Vintage Holiday” is now open at ESSE Purse Museum & Store in Little Rock. The exhibit showcases a collection of items from Christmases past, with decorations and ornaments from turn of the 20th century antiques to

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

Red and Green Alternating Lights and Disco Dome: The History of Holiday Lighting at the State Capitol

Text by Kerry Kraus During the Christmas season when I was growing up, the dome of the capitol was pretty much covered in lights, which alternated from solid red to green. The building was also outlined in lights but it

‘Coca-Cola: An American Original’ Exhibit Now Open

The Clinton Presidential Library & Museum celebrates the art and history of the Coca-Cola bottle during its 100-year anniversary with the temporary exhibit, “Coca-Cola: An American Original,” now open. Divided into two sections, the exhibit occupies the Garden View room,

Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights Celebrates 20 Years

What comes after Thanksgiving in Arkansas? The Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights! This year will be the 20th anniversary of the program, which highlights more than 60 communities around the state. The Trail of Holiday Lights brochure is available both

Cornbread Had its Special Day in Little Rock

One of the foods most recognized as true Southern is cornbread.  However, we go owe Native Americans a big thank you since they are credited with creating the first versions of this popular quick bread. You can celebrate this popular

Fun for All at the Arkansas State Fair

The state’s biggest entertainment production, the Arkansas State Fair, is always eagerly anticipated and there are numerous reasons why. What’s your favorite fair experience? The wacky food? The music? The livestock? Horses? Arts and crafts? The thrills of the carnival

Sweet Treats, Clean Eats and More at the Main Street Food Truck Festival

This Saturday, Oct. 3, the Main Street Food Truck Festival comes to Little Rock’s downtown area. Boasting free admission and blocks of buskers, arts and crafts (and not to mention food!), this year’s festival will host a record-breaking 48 food

Legacy of Arkansas’s Civil War Seminar Scheduled for Oct. 10

The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission and the Old State House Museum in Little Rock will sponsor a seminar on the legacy of the Civil War on Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. “As we near the end of the commemoration

Explore Beyond the Range of Normal on Sept. 26 in Little Rock

Are you ready to learn about the unknown? Then dare to be scared – or at least a little freaked out — at the 5th Annual Arkansas Paranormal Expo, to be held Sept. 26 at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas