Historic Dyess Colony Expected To Be Huge Delta Draw

Arkansas contains a wealth of music heritage roots… from being the birthplace of the blues to the preserving force of American Folk Music.  Now one of our most famous natives, a man who covered everything from rock and roll to

Events Rescheduled Because of Winter Weather

Dozens of events across the Natural State were cancelled or postponed thanks to last week’s winter weather.  Here’s a handy listing for rescheduled events. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Holiday Traditions performance at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart has been

Our Wedding Winners Share Their Story

A couple of months ago, we announced that Austin Hines was the winner of our first Wedding Sweepstakes.  Austin will marry Darbi Scott in a ceremony at Eureka Springs’ Thorncrown Chapel next June.  We’re thrilled to share their story.  

Find Fantastic Fireworks On And Around July 4th in Arkansas

Independence Day is traditionally celebrated with fireworks displays, which evoke the history of the Revolutionary War. Just as Francis Scott Key wrote in the Star Spangled Banner, “oh the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air…” today we celebrate

Wakarusa Celebrates 10 Years

Open spaces, beautiful Ozark mountain air, eclectic music… and 25,000 music fans.  Mulberry Mountain is home to Wakarusa – a six stage, five day, 175 set marathon event in the Ozark hills. Now in its 10th year, the Wakarusa Music

New Rockwater Marina Will Offer Great Views From The Arkansas River

Skyline views in Little Rock and North Little Rock have changed a lot since I was a little girl.  The buildings have grown taller, parks have been refined, bridges have been reclaimed and neighborhoods have been updated.  Nowhere can you

The Food of December: Arkansas Black Apples

Arkansas is known for a lot of crops – soybeans, rice, cotton – but in the 19th century it was also known for apples.  Dozens of varietals were grown in orchards across the state, ranging from the Shannon Pippin to

The Food of November: Pecans

On many a November day, along tree lined roadsides and across orchard-clothed flatlands, you may see people of all ages engaging in a particular rite of autumn. Each man, each woman, each grandparent or child gazes at the grounds, bends

New Season Ahead for AAC’s Children’s Theater

Cara Clemmons with the Communications Section of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism provides this guest blog post.   This Friday is opening weekend for the Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre.  Recognized by The Drama League as one of

The Food of October: Cheese Dip

Arkansas has many native foods that are grown here. We also have a lot of good recipes that originated right here, such as chocolate gravy and sugared rice. The most famous of our products, though, has to be cheese dip.
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