Summer brings Showdown at Sunset to El Dorado

The popular Showdown at Sunset performances have been scheduled for three dates this summer. The shows are set for June 25 , July 23 and August 27. The productions take place on the steps of the Union County Courthouse, located

Lineup for Natural State Chautauqua annouced

Pam Beasley, superintendent of the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources in Smackover, has sent details of the upcoming Natural State Chautauqua taking place next month on June 2-4. The theme this go around is “Adventure is Worthwhile” and will feature the

Pea Ridge National Military Park Celebrations and Anniversaries

On March 7-8, 1862, some 10,500 Union soldiers turned back about 16,000 Confederate troops who were marching through extreme northwestern Arkansas en route to Missouri with hopes of capturing St. Louis. As a result of the battle, Missouri remained in

Experience the Camden Daffodil Festival

Spring is a beautiful time of the year in Arkansas, with flowers popping up around the state. One place to enjoy the beauty is at the Camden Daffodil Festival, which takes place March 11-12 in Camden. Flowers are the namesake of the festival

Mississippi River State Park Commemorates Bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase Land Survey

On Oct. 17, the Mississippi River State Park in Marianna hosts the Bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase Land Survey at several locations that played important parts in this historic survey. The events take place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Bicycle Rides, Mountain Men, BBQ, and Bargains in Searcy County

Searcy County in north central Arkansas has a lot going on this fall. Here are four events appealing to a range of interests to mark on your calendar: Bargains Alive on 65 Junkfest runs from Wednesday, Sept. 23, through Saturday,

Antique Autos and Jazz in Eureka Springs

Eureka Springs is full of excitement this weekend, Sept. 11-12, with a bank robbery re-enactment, antique auto festival, and jazz concerts set to take place. The 45th annual Antique Auto Festival takes place at The Village at Pine Mountain. Antique

Celebrating 50 Years of Jacksonport State Park

On Saturday, Aug. 29, Jacksonport State Park in Newport hosts a 50th birthday celebration in honor of the park’s creation in 1965. The day will feature guest speakers from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism as well as the

May Is Fort Smith Western Heritage Month

What would you expect from a city that’s been named a Top Western Town by True West magazine? A month of fun activities dedicated to western heritage, and that’s just what you’ll get in Fort Smith in May. Fort Smith

Reenacting the Battle of Helena

The Delta Cultural Center in Helena-West Helena marks the 152nd anniversary of the Battle of Helena on March 13-15. The three-day event includes a reenactment of the 1863 Civil War battle that took place in the river town. The Delta