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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 the surrounding Ouachita mountains. The road leads to Queen Wilhelmina State Park, home to a …
A Ouachita Art Celebration is happening in the downtown arts district of Mena on November 7. The festival has been created to celebrate the arts and will have local artists and artisans on site demonstrating their craft in categories such as fine arts, performing arts, and culinary arts. Mena Street, the location of the festival, …
The Bentonville Art and Culinary Festival is officially underway. Running the entire month of June, the big kickoff event is First Friday, taking place from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, June 5 on the Bentonville square. Numerous art and culinary vendors and interactive art booths for children fill the square during the event. Plus, …
Halloween is past and Thanksgiving is on its way, which means it’s time to start marking items off of your Christmas list. Here are two excellent opportunities for doing just that this weekend. NWA Boutique Show The Northwest Arkansas Boutique Show kicks off Friday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention …
The Arkansas Apple Festival in Lincoln is an iconic fall event in northwest Arkansas. It’s held every year on the first weekend of October, which means food and fun can be found this weekend – Friday, Oct. 3 through Sunday, Oct. 5. The festival celebrates the bounty of apples with arts and crafts, contests, live …
Did you know that in 2011, TheatreSquared was recognized by the American Theatre Wing, founder of the Tony Awards, as one of the nation’s ten best emerging theatres? TheatreSquared is northwest Arkansas’s professional theatre in residence at Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. Season 9 for 2014/2015 has just been unveiled. Get your …
There’s no need to wait for Black Friday shopping when you can buy unique gifts at events such as the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center’s Holiday Jubilee, set for 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22 at the Russellville Country Club in Russellville. This is not an invitation only event.  Anyone who would like to purchase …