Shopping

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, …
It’s the holiday season, and the travel writers for Arkansas Tourism decided we’d offer some suggestions of Arkansas products that make great gifts! Here are just a few from our areas of The Natural State. Zoie Clift Everyone likes something sweet! Juanita’s Candy Kitchen in Arkadelphia is well known for its thin homemade peanut, pecan …
Oh la la! The City of Paris celebrates the holiday season with extra flair this year with the installation of the Eiffel Tower Park on the town square. Don’t miss the lighting ceremony of the new tower at 5 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 23. Located on the southwest corner of the downtown square, the new …
Halloween is past and Thanksgiving is on its way, which means it’s time to start marking items off of your Christmas list. Here are two excellent opportunities for doing just that this weekend. NWA Boutique Show The Northwest Arkansas Boutique Show kicks off Friday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention …
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 Sunday, Sept. 28 and is on display through Sunday, Jan. 4. From the signature black …
  Located one block east of Courthouse Square in downtown Magnolia, you’ll find a shop that has been a fashion beacon since 1948: Lois Gean’s. The store first opened as a small gift shop. Original owner and namesake Lois Gean added clothing to the lineup in the early 60s as women began wearing pant suits. …