Overnight Bicycle Ride

Strap on your bike helmet to enjoy a two-day ride on Saturday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 18, from Greers Ferry to Mountain View. The Overnight Bicycle Ride is an annual event organized by the Arkansas Bicycle Club. The group

Live Racing and More Gaming at Oaklawn

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Live Racing and More Gaming at Oaklawn
January marks the start of the live race season at Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs. Oaklawn, located at 2705 Central Avenue, is Arkansas’s only Thoroughbred racing venue and is one of the top tracks in the country. Around

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder to Perform In Conway

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Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder to Perform In Conway
Reynolds Performance Hall in Conway will be rocking when Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder appear in concert, Jan. 25. Back by popular demand, the master of the mandolin spans the musical genres of bluegrass, country and gospel. Performing with the

Arkansas Products Make Great Holiday Gifts

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Arkansas Products Make Great Holiday Gifts
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

Eagle Awareness Weekend

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Eagle Awareness Weekend
Petit Jean State Park Join park interpreters at Petit Jean Jan. 10-11 for two days devoted to our national symbol, the bald eagle. A variety of programs are planned, including field trips to nearby Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge to

Oaklawn Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr.

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Oaklawn Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr.
Jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. is a rising star in the world of horse racing. The jockey, who has been the leading rider at Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs the past two years, was born in Panama and is

The Art Gallery Scene of Hot Springs

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The Art Gallery Scene of Hot Springs
Central Avenue, the main thoroughfare of downtown Hot Springs, was named one of the 10 Great Streets in the U.S. this year by the American Planning Association. The street is home to many eye-catching sights, including Gallery Row. “Our galleries

Prairie Grove Battle Reenactment is Dec. 6 and 7

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Prairie Grove Battle Reenactment is Dec. 6 and 7
Don’t miss the Prairie Grove Battle Reenactment this Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 6 and 7, because you’ll have to wait two years to see it again. The reenactment only takes place on even numbered years at Prairie Grove Battlefield State

Christmas Festival in Mena

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Christmas Festival in Mena
Cities and towns across Arkansas are scheduled to host official lighting ceremonies, parades and more as part of the Trail of Holiday Lights. Mena’s Christmas Festival is part of the celebration. The festival is set for this Friday, December 5,

A Musical and Merry Holiday Season

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A Musical and Merry Holiday Season
This December, eastern Arkansas is a great choice for a fun, holiday-themed getaway. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra performs a holiday concert at the EACC Fine Arts Center in Forrest City on Saturday, Dec. 6. Celebrate the season with a performance