First Ever El Dorado Film Festival

A new film festival is making its debut in Arkansas. Around 30 films will be shown at the first ever El Dorado Film Festival September 18-20 in El Dorado. The festival will screen a mix of both feature films and

El Dorado to Host Exhibit of Celebrated Folk Artist Clementine Hunter

An exhibit featuring the work of African-American folk artist Clementine Hunter (1886-1988) will be on display at the South Arkansas Arts Center (SAAC) in El Dorado from September 5 -October 31.  According to a news release sent by the SAAC,

Downtown Book Exchange in El Dorado

If you have been to El Dorado recently, you may have noticed that the two red London-style phone booths that are a picturesque part of downtown have recently been converted into book exchanges. According to information from the El Dorado

Outdoor Expo in El Dorado!

Enjoy the outdoors? If so, the annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo is coming up! It will be September 13 at El Dorado’s Convention Center in El Dorado. One of the main goals of the organizers is ‘to introduce kids of all ages

Historic Showdown

See a historic reenactment in El Dorado during Showdown at Sunset on August 23. The performance, which starts at 6 p.m. Downtown on the steps of the Union Country Courthouse, is a summer tradition and only three shows are performed

4th Annual Juneteenth Festival in El Dorado

The 4th Annual Juneteenth Festival has been set for Saturday June 14 at Mattocks Park in El Dorado. The event takes place from 12 noon-10pm. On the lineup this year will be live performances by El Dorado’s own American Idol

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

Mayhaw 101 Clinic

For those that want to learn more about the mayhaw, which have a reputation as a celebrated delicacy of Southern U.S. cuisine, an opportunity to do so takes place this month.  The 2nd annual Mayhaw 101 clinic is April 26th

Dwight Yoakam to Perform in El Dorado March 14

    The above music video is for Dwight Yoakam’s song “These Arms”, from his 1998 album A Long Way Home. You will notice an appearance in the video from North Little Rock native and actress Joey Lauren Adams. Also