Shopping

A recent influx of new antique stores is helping spur a downtown revival in Mena. Downtown Mena lies in an ideal location, situated at the bottom of the famous Talimena Scenic Drive, the winding route that offers picturesque vistas of the surrounding Ouachita mountains. The road leads to Queen Wilhelmina State Park, home to a …
For art lovers, there’s nothing quite like Eureka Springs in May. The entire month is devoted to the arts. This year’s 29th May Festival of the Arts celebrates the visual, performing, and even edible arts, and showcases more than 350 working artists that live in the community. The ArtRageous Parade, beginning at 5 p.m. on …
Looking for an interesting shopping excursion? Amity Trade Days is an outdoor market that sits on 54-acres at the old lumber mill in Amity. The market is open for four days each month, always the Thursday -Sunday before the second Monday of each month. The next upcoming date is February 4-7. “Our vendors sell just …
ESSE Purse Museum at 1510 Main St. in Little Rock will open an exciting new exhibit by Atlanta photographer Jason Travis on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Purse-onas, which runs through Sunday, March 13, was carefully selected from Travis’ much larger Persona exhibit and features 18 of his photo diptychs shot between 2011 and 2015. The staff …
When it comes to cozy escapes, it doesn’t get much better than this — a room with a view, indoor pool, restaurant, hiking paths and wine country. Use Mount Magazine State Park as your home base while you enjoy the great outdoors, shopping, and wineries this winter. Mount Magazine – Towering over Arkansas Wine Country, …
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 gifting need, and with that wonderful Southern hospitality to boot! I’ve compiled a list that’s …
The holiday season is upon us again. If you like to shop local for unique gifts and to support small business owners, you have the perfect opportunity on Saturday, Nov. 28, in Eureka Springs. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 28, which is also Small Business Saturday, about 40 artists from the Eureka …
Gear up all you shoppers. Get your highway map or GPS locator ready, put on comfortable shoes, gas up the vehicle, and make sure you have money in your pocket. It’s time for the 16th annual Bargains Galore on 64. This 160-mile-long shop-a-thon is going to be Aug. 13-15. Starting at the state’s western border, …
Paris is probably most known as the gateway to Mount Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas rising 2,753 feet above mean sea level. While it alone is a wonderful place for recreation (like hiking to the high point), there are numerous other sites to explore on and at the base of Mount Magazine – museums, …