World Championship Quartz Crystal Dig this Weekend in Mount Ida

The World Championship Quartz Crystal Dig is this weekend in Mount Ida! The championships, which takes place Oct. 10-11, are a popular event for the town, which is known as the Quartz Crystal Capital of the World. This year, participating

Stellar Cycling Events Coming Up in Arkansas

A great way to enjoy the scenery of Arkansas is via a bike.  A few stellar road cycling events are coming up in Arkansas, each offering a chance to enjoy the scenic roads found across the state. This weekend (

NASCAR Star Mark Martin Named Grand Marshal of 2015 World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade

NASCAR star and Arkansas native Mark Martin will be the celebrity Grand Marshal at next year’s World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade takes place March 17 in downtown Hot Springs.  The parade’s entire route is the 98-foot length

New Book on Baseball Legend Lon Warneke

Emilie Kinney, Executive Director of the Heritage House Museum in Mount Ida, has sent word of a book signing that will take place September 25 at the museum from 11-1.  The book being featured is Lon Warneke: The Arkansas Hummingbird,

First Ever El Dorado Film Festival

A new film festival is making its debut in Arkansas. Around 30 films will be shown at the first ever El Dorado Film Festival September 18-20 in El Dorado. The festival will screen a mix of both feature films and

Heritage of De Queen Celebrated at Hoo-Rah Days Festival!

The 25th annual Hoo-Rah Days Festival is October 10-11 in De Queen! The town has roots in a frontier tent settlement called Hurrah City and this festival celebrates the history of the town. The event will be at the Sevier

Standout Lineup for Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

The lineup for the 23rd annual Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival, held October 10-19 in Hot Springs, has been set.  This year includes a standout list of not only documentary films, but of celebrity guests including actor George Takei, Academy

El Dorado to Host Exhibit of Celebrated Folk Artist Clementine Hunter

An exhibit featuring the work of African-American folk artist Clementine Hunter (1886-1988) will be on display at the South Arkansas Arts Center (SAAC) in El Dorado from September 5 -October 31.  According to a news release sent by the SAAC,

Hot Springs Motorcycle Rally this Weekend!

The Hot Springs Motorcycle Rally, the largest motorcycle rally held annually in central Arkansas, is this weekend (Sept. 4-6)!  The lineup includes indoor vendors at the Hot Springs Convention Center, poker runs, a bike show, a parade through downtown Hot

Hot Springs Blues Festival is this Weekend!

The Hot Springs Blues Festival is this Labor Day weekend! The festival officially kicks off tonight at the Ohio Club ( care of special guest Guitar Shorty) so if you are in town be sure to swing by for that.