Make a splash to beat the heat

The good news: Summer is officially here! The bad news: It’s about to get really, really hot. Don’t wait until the dog days drain your energy to figure out how you’re going to cool down. Central Arkansas has lots of

Camels and serpents and…poetry? Oh my!

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

Shop Central Arkansas Like a Local This Holiday Season

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

Sleigh Bells Ring Throughout Central Arkansas this December

Hey kids! Like any journalist I have my sources, and a little elf at the North Pole sent me Santa’s schedule for December. Keep your eyes peeled for the big guy at these locations: Today–Dec. 24: Visits and Photos with

Sweet Treats, Clean Eats and More at the Main Street Food Truck Festival

This Saturday, Oct. 3, the Main Street Food Truck Festival comes to Little Rock’s downtown area. Boasting free admission and blocks of buskers, arts and crafts (and not to mention food!), this year’s festival will host a record-breaking 48 food

Have an Autumn Adventure at Mary’s Place in Bryant

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

Family Favorite Festivals Return in June

June is a great time to get out and enjoy the beauty of The Natural State. This month, three festivals, all family-friendly events, return…offering fun activities and live music for everyone! Des Arc hosts the 30th annual Steamboat Days along

Wild Wilderness Drive-Through Safari is Full Day of Fun

Wild Wilderness Drive-Through Safari in Gentry makes for the perfect day trip. The 400-acre safari is home to a variety of exotic animals living in the natural environment of a beautiful Arkansas landscape with several large ponds. My family, which

River Market Museum Crawl is Fun No Matter the Weather

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

Scott and Keo: Small Size, Large Entertainment Value

Although the towns of Scott and Keo may be small, when it comes to finding things to do, the results are anything but.  There’s a lot going on during the month of October between the two but the first Saturday