Inaugural Tesla Fest held at Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs will be celebrating a special event on July 9: the 160th birthday of inventor Nikola Tesla. “Tesla has been an important influence not just regarding advancements in modern science and technology, but he has also

Update on Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site

This is the Centennial year of the National Park Service, NPS, and there have been celebrations and special events across the U.S. and throughout the year to honor the occasion. August stands out as it marks the month when U.S.

Meet Tarona Armstrong: Superintendent at the Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site in Hope

Tarona Armstrong’s passion for education has been a key asset throughout her 24 year career with the National Park Service, NPS. Since the fall of 2014 she has been the Superintendent of the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National

Summer brings Showdown at Sunset to El Dorado

The popular Showdown at Sunset performances have been scheduled for three dates this summer. The shows are set for June 25 , July 23 and August 27. The productions take place on the steps of the Union County Courthouse, located

Historic brew made in Hot Springs

A new and historic brew has made its debut in Hot Springs. Madden’s No.1 beer is brewed from the same recipe that was used by gangster Owney Madden during Prohibition. Madden made a fortune off the beer during Prohibition and it

Air Race Classic stops in Arkadelphia

This month, a transcontinental women’s air race is set to take place: the Air Race Classic. This is the only women’s air race in the nation and is known as a test of aviation skills for female pilots of all

80th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s visit to Hot Springs National Park

Tricia Horn of  Hot Springs National Park has sent a news release our way about an upcoming interesting event set to take place this Friday at the park. Below are details of the event from the release. ‘National Park Rangers

Kevin Costner and his band to perform in El Dorado July 22

We just got word from Mark Givens of Main Street El Dorado that Kevin Costner is scheduled to perform in El Dorado on July 22. Costner will be in town with his band Modern West for a live concert at

Backpacking and Hiking Day in Arkansas is July 17!

Whether you’re on the lookout for a casual stroll or a vigorous workout, hiking and backpacking gives one a chance to experience the beauty of The Natural State. Arkansan and avid backpacker Roy Burton has set the wheels in motion

The Zip Lines at Ouachita Bend

For those unfamiliar with “zipping,” the activity involves soaring through the air by a cable suspended above an incline, to which a pulley and harness are attached for a rider. One option for thrill seekers is the Zip Lines at