Posts by Author: Kerry Kraus

Everyone knows how unpredictable Arkansas weather can be. If you’re looking for indoor Christmas fun for the family, then look no further than Little Rock’s Bass Pro Shop. The magic returns as Santa’s Wonderland is once again open and waiting for you. There’s a boatload of activities scheduled to run from now through Dec. 24. …
Christmas in Little Rock means the Lighting of the Arkansas State Capitol just as it has for the past 75 years. Prior to the throwing of the switch on Saturday, Dec. 6, the annual Big Jingle Jubilee Christmas Parade will be held. It begins at Second and Broadway, ending at the State Capitol. Bands, marching …
If your kids aren’t already hyped-up about the upcoming Christmas season, then they will be after a trip to the Motleys’ Tree Farm in Little Rock, open Nov. 22-Dec. 21. You can take part in this age-old holiday tradition by selecting and chopping down your own tree from the Virginia pine, Carolina sapphire, Leyland cypress, …
Are you a cheese-aholic? Maybe you’re a chip-aholic or a dip-aholic? You can celebrate your love of all three at the World Cheese Dip Championship, this Saturday, Oct. 25.   You’ll also be benefiting a good cause – the Harmony Health Clinic. Declare your allegiance to this popular snack by posting a letter, poem, blog or …
Do you dream about your perfect home…maybe even a fantasy house? If so, don’t miss the opportunity to tour one during the Conway Symphony Designer House, Oct. 17-25. Each room of the classic Craftsman bungalow highlights the works of 12 central Arkansas designers. Tours are offered 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. on …
Yes, folks.  it’s true.  The leaves are beginning to change colors. That brings us to one of the most eagerly-awaited times of the year in Arkansas: the beginning of fall color reports. You can keep track of the changing of the leaves by visiting the fall page of Arkansas.com. The updates are posted every Thursday …
Although the towns of Scott and Keo may be small, when it comes to finding things to do, the results are anything but.  There’s a lot going on during the month of October between the two but the first Saturday is when the action begins.  Both are delightful places to visit and enjoy so make …
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 …