Down on the Farm Day at Magic Springs

During the summer months, Magic Springs & Crystal Falls Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs is a popular place to head to. And during June and July it is open every single day! The park, which is located at

45th annual Smackover Oil Town Festival

The 45th Annual Smackover Oil Town Festival is June 16-18 in downtown Smackover. The festival, which celebrates the city’s oil boom heritage, features free concerts every night and on the agenda is a range of activities like a car show,

Dinosaur exhibit opens at Mid-America Science Museum

Jim Miller of  Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has sent a news release about an upcoming exhibit opening at the museum this Memorial Day weekend.  The exhibit is called Dinosaurs Revealed and it will be at the museum throughout

Arkansas angler inducted into National Bass Fishing Hall of Fame

Arkansas angler and fishing expert Billy Murray recently tackled one of the highest achievements in the sport, an induction into the National Bass Fishing Hall of Fame. His fellow inductees this year include former President George H.W. Bush and Gary

Hot Springs site of monument for first fallen National Park Service ranger

As part of the Centennial of the National Park Service, special programs at Hot Springs National Park in Hot Springs have been held throughout the year to honor the anniversary year. Plans had also been in the works this year

Wolf Pen Gap ATV Trails in Mena

Among the many prime ATV riding destinations in Arkansas is one of the most popular in the nation, the Wolf Pen Gap ATV Trails in Mena. Wolf Pen Gap was the first trail system built specifically for four wheelers in

Lineup for Natural State Chautauqua annouced

Pam Beasley, superintendent of the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources in Smackover, has sent details of the upcoming Natural State Chautauqua taking place next month on June 2-4. The theme this go around is “Adventure is Worthwhile” and will feature the

Boom of antique stores part of downtown revitalization in Mena

A recent influx of new antique stores is helping spur a downtown revival in Mena. Downtown Mena lies in an ideal location, situated at the bottom of the famous Talimena Scenic Drive, the winding route that offers picturesque vistas of

Berry season begins!

Berry season is upon us once again and family farms and fruit stands can be found across Arkansas for the fruit you seek. Below are four fabulous finds to put on the radar!   1. The Reagan Family Farm is

Mid-America Science Museum wins prestigious national award

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has landed the Institute for Museum and Library Services National Medal for Community Service. The award stands out as only 10 museums and libraries around the country are awarded it each year. U.S. First