Four fun festivals for May!

Spring is here and festival season is in full swing! Here is a peek at a few of the fun options taking place across Southwest Arkansas in May! 1. Railfest Railfest in Texarkana takes place May 6-7 and is a

Learn about mayhaws in El Dorado

The 4th annual Mayhaw 101 is approaching in El Dorado. At the free clinic, you can learn about this berry, gain insight into starting a mayhaw orchard, and take part in activities such as embarking on a boat tour at

Spudnuts return to Magnolia

You can get your Spudnut fix in Magnolia again! The Spudnut Shop in Magnolia is one of only two shops where you can get Spudnuts in the state. The other is the Spudnut Shoppe Co in El Dorado at 810

SouthArk Outdoor Expo in El Dorado

The 17th annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo is September 12 in El Dorado! The day is geared for those who enjoy the outdoors and events on the lineup include a duck calling contest, a rib cook-off, a chainsaw wood carving demo,

Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout at Mystic Creek Golf Club

The Mystic Creek Golf Club in El Dorado will host an LPGA  (Ladies Professional Golf Association) qualifying tournament at the club September 25 -27. General admission tickets to the tournament, called the Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout, are free to

Juneteenth Festival in El Dorado

The 5th annual Juneteenth Festival is in El Dorado on June 13. On site at Mattocks Park, the event will include vendors, a car and truck show, lots of live music and more. The event is from noon to 8

ALFiE Awards Announced

The winners of the 2014 ALFiE Awards (“Arkansans Love Festivals & Events”) have been announced by the Arkansas Festivals & Events Association. Among the winners were: Best New Festival or Event – Hot Springs Craft Beer Festival, Hot Springs. Set

Painted Scenes of Arkansas Landscapes Featured at SAAC in El Dorado

Bill Garrison’s oil landscapes of Arkansas will be at the Merkle and Price Galleries at the South Arkansas Arts Center (SAAC) in El Dorado until January 30. The exhibit, called A Brush with Arkansas: A Collection of Arkansas Landscapes in

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,