October Events and the Buffalo National River

The Buffalo National River Partners are offering some great events in October that range from history to flora and fauna. Civil War Chats At 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, James Johnston will present “The Skirmishes at Woolum.” Two particularly

Happy Fourth Anniversary to Mosaic Templars Cultural Center

  Second Friday Art Night on Sept. 14 serves a dual purpose for the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center in downtown Little Rock. In addition to being a celebration of art, it will also be a fourth birthday party for the

One Tank Travels: Buffalo National River

 UPDATE from the National Parks Service: “Due to the potential threat of extreme weather from Isaac in the Ozarks, Buffalo National River Park Administration is postponing this Saturday’s (Sept.1) 40th celebration  of the River at Tyler Bend.  We hope we get beneficial rain

Civil War Seminar at the Old State House Museum Saturday

  We are well into the continuing commemorations the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. Saturday, August 25, the Old State House Museum is hosting its annual seminar on the subject. Entitled “A Divided Arkansas,” the event takes place from 9:30

This Day in Arkansas History: The Battle of Helena

 On July 4, 1863, daylight fell upon Helena, a river town that had been occupied by Union forces over the past year. Located along the banks of the Mississippi River, Helena held a strategic location along the mighty river between

Fireworks, Food and Fun at July Festivals in the Arkansas Delta

  July in the Arkansas Delta means the return of three beloved, long-time events. Celebrate Independence Day with food, fireworks and fun at the 85th annual 4th of July Homecoming and Picnic in Piggott on July 3-4. Tuesday evening features carnival rides

One Tank Travels: Jonesboro

We invite you to have “More Fun Per Gallon” in Arkansas this year. Each day we will be blogging on different Arkansas destinations which can be reached on one tank of gas or less. This is basically every corner of The Natural

Musical Connections at the Buffalo National River

  In the continuing, year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Buffalo National River, the country’s first national river, the Buffalo National River Partners will present the program “Musical Connections from Scotland to the Ozarks” at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, May 5

The Buffalo River Trail: How It Began and Where It’s Going

  Another event associated with the year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Buffalo National River is coming up on April 24 with a presentation by Ken Smith on “The Buffalo River Trail: How it Began and Progress on

Celebrate a Landmark Birthday in Little Rock

    For something that is 101 years old, the Arkansas State Capitol looks amazing. This landmark birthdate is being honored on April 12 in the Supreme Court Chamber of the Capitol building in Little Rock. Part of the Art