Children

If you’ve ever lost an hour to watching videos of goats standing on, stomping over, jumping off of or head-butting stuff, boy do we have an event for you! The first-ever Arkansas Goat Festival, a daylong celebration of all things horned, hoofed and bearded, will take place Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 7 …
One of Arkansas’s biggest and most anticipated annual attractions is back Oct. 14-23 with ten more days of rides, games, contests, fun foods, concerts and more! There is nothing like watching a child’s face light up with the thrill of so many fun new things to take in. But all that excitement can overwhelm little …
It’s a familiar story: Girl meets boy. They fall in love. Boy has to go away for work. Girl follows boy halfway around the world. Girl dies. Locals name a mountain after her. Or something like that. Many of us know some version (or three) of the story of how Petit Jean Mountain got its name. …
Summer is freedom. The release from school schedules gives time for exploration of the world around you. The Northwest and North Central  sections of Arkansas have many adventures to offer. See how many of these attractions you can mark off your Summer Bucket List and you’ll have plenty of fun to tell your classmates about …
If the answer to the question “what are we going to do this weekend?” becomes ever more elusive as the week wears on, the Arkansas Literary Festival has you covered on Saturday, April 16 with a full day of free programming for all ages. Elementary, my dear Watson: Saturday kicks off with sessions for the theatrically …
If you haven’t started your holiday shopping (like me!), it’s not too late! And don’t feel pressured to rush to a big box store – there are tons of locally owned businesses within central Arkansas that can fulfill your every gifting need, and with that wonderful Southern hospitality to boot! I’ve compiled a list that’s …
When September rolls around, we all seem to get our hopes up for the arrival of fall. Another indication that autumn is in the air is a pumpkin patch. A great place to experience this excitement is at Mary’s Place in Bryant. Her 7th annual Pumpkin Patch is scheduled for Sept. 24 to Nov. 7. …
It’s pretty well a toss-up as to whether mac ‘n’ cheese is a kid’s favorite food or if it’s the traditional PB & J (peanut butter and jelly). Mac ‘n’ cheese has increased greatly in popularity over the past decade or so, resulting in it being added to many restaurant menus as a regular item. …
You’re heard of a pub crawl? How about a museum crawl? Winter weather can be finicky in Arkansas so activities that are indoors but can include outdoors make your planning much simpler. Six facilities in the downtown Little Rock River Market District make a nice walking tour if weather permits. No matter what it’s doing …