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Transport yourself back to frontier Arkansas at Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park during Settlers Day Camp, June 17-19. The past becomes real for those ages 8 to 12 during this three-day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. A park interpreter will lead campers on an adventure while exploring a time span covering …
The Central Ozarks Farmers & Artisans Market on the downtown Harrison square starts its regular market hours this week. It will be open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 6 a.m. to noon, and Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. As the season progresses and days grow warmer, more and more vendors will fill the …
Travel “back in time” to a simpler life, before you could run to the local market or shop and buy any item you might need. This January, several Arkansas State Parks are offering workshops and classes that allow participants to experience the ways of life of our ancestors. Crowley’s Ridge State Park in Paragould hosts …
Everyone knows how unpredictable Arkansas weather can be. If you’re looking for indoor Christmas fun for the family, then look no further than Little Rock’s Bass Pro Shop. The magic returns as Santa’s Wonderland is once again open and waiting for you. There’s a boatload of activities scheduled to run from now through Dec. 24. …
There’s nothing more unique or thoughtful than a handmade gift. Mountain View’s Arkansas Craft School is offering classes to help people create Christmas presents on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Tomahawk Creek Farm, located at 543 Cochran Road. It’s a full day with themed crafts and classes in birdhouses, baskets, ornaments, corn shuck angels, creative Christmas …
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 …
Some creative boat-building skills are going to be on display during the Duct Tape Boat Race, a part of Bryant’s 27th annual Fall Fest, Sept. 27.  The vessels can only be made from duct tape and PVC pipe.   See how many “go down with the ship” and those who remain “sea worthy.” The winner of …
Throughout July, many of the wonderful state parks in eastern Arkansas are offering day camps for kids. It’s a great way to get outside, have fun and learn a few things along the way. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin offers a Children’s Day Camp for kids ages 8-12 on July 9-11. For those ages …