Posts by Author: Kerry Kraus

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 online at www.Arkansas.com and in printed version. Printed copies are available at all Arkansas Welcome …
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 food at the 5th annual Arkansas Cornbread Festival, Saturday, Nov. 7 in downtown Little Rock. …
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 midway? And that’s not all you can choose from. The entertainment line-up for this year’s …
The annual changing of leaves from green to red, yellow, orange, gold, and burgundy is an eagerly awaited event by both Arkansans and visitors.  As any Arkansas fall color aficionado can tell you, however, this is subject to change without notice. To help fall foliage fans everywhere, the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism has …
When September rolls around, we all seem to get our hopes up for the arrival of fall. Another indication that autumn is in the air is a pumpkin patch. A great place to experience this excitement is at Mary’s Place in Bryant. Her 7th annual Pumpkin Patch is scheduled for Sept. 24 to Nov. 7. …
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, …
https://youtu.be/jq1UMO_PkFY?t=26s I recently had the opportunity to hear the vocal group from Benton, Triple Threat, perform in person at the Arkansas Press Association convention. The trio has appeared on NBC’s America’s Got Talent television show and will be on again tonight. They certainly live up to their name. They are, indeed, a triple threat. A …