Oil Town Festival in Smackover

One of the best ways to spend summer days in Arkansas is at a festival. Smackover’s Oil Town Festival, which is held the third weekend in June, is one of the state’s oldest festivals! The event (which is celebrating it’s

Mystic Creatures at Garvan Woodland Gardens

This summer Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs will be the scene of “Mystic Creatures”,  an imaginative display and the first exhibit of its kind in Arkansas. The exhibit, which will be open to the public from June 1-August 31,

National Public Gardens Day is May 9

Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs will be offering free admission for National Public Gardens Day May 9. The event takes place each year on the Friday before Mother’s Day, aka an unofficial start of spring. Visitors must present  this

Heritage Day in Mount Ida

  The Heritage House Museum in Mount Ida  is having their annual Heritage Day on May 3. According to museum director Emilie Kinney, visitors to this free event (which lasts from 10-2) can enjoy a homestead heritage themed day of

Mayhaw Festival!

The Mayhaw Festival is back! The festival, which is celebrating 22 years this year, will be May 3 in El Dorado at the Newton House Museum. A nice range of activities will take place like the Mayhawlin’ 10K and 5K,

Inaugural Southern Folk Festival in El Dorado

Mark Givens of Main Street El Dorado has sent word that El Dorado’s inaugural Southern Folk Festival is approaching. The festival is set for May 9-10 in downtown Union Square. The event is free to the public and will celebrate

The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail is Complete!

The Lake Ouachita Vista Trail ( LOViT) is now complete! Twelve years of planning and construction went into the building the trail, which was built in segments over the course of those years with the help of a group of

British Cars Head to Hot Springs

A gathering of British car enthusiasts from across the nation is set to take place in Hot Springs May 29-31. This is the third year of the British National Meet, which will include driving tours and meetings for collectors of

Visiting the Nevada County Depot in Prescott

The Nevada County Depot and Museum in Prescott preserves the history of Nevada County and the Camden Expedition. The museum is located in the town’s restored 1912 Missouri-Pacific Railroad Depot. Museum exhibit topics include the Louisiana Purchase, Native American pottery,

Aerospace Day in Hot Springs to feature WWII airplanes

Three vintage airplanes will be available for people to see at the upcoming Aerospace Day April 19 in Hot Springs. Along with a B-25 Mitchell Bomber ( nicknamed “Show Me”) and a TBM-3 Avenger Torpedo Bomber ( both made an
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