Marion hosts the inaugural Sultana Heritage Festival on April 30 – May 1

On the early morning of April 27, 1865, the Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River near Memphis. It became America’s greatest maritime disaster, killing nearly 1,800 of the almost 2,400 passengers on-board. Many of those were former Union soldiers, on

13 reasons to attend the 13th annual Arkansas Literary Festival

If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Literary Festival (or even if you have!), here are 13 reasons—in no particular order—to give it a try. You’re a foodie “Literary” doesn’t only mean “about literature.” From a lunch-time journey through the Pork

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

Fall Festival at The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs

Here’s a fun alternative to the classic take on Halloween: The Great Passion Play’s Fall Festival on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31, in Eureka Springs. The Fall Festival takes place on the last two performances of the season.

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

Siloam Spring Holds Homegrown Festival Oct. 3

Showcasing locally handmade goods, curated vintage items, food trucks, and live music, the Homegrown Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3 in downtown Siloam Springs. Vendors will offer an array of original, one-of-a-kind,

Wilson Hosts Fall Festival on Sept. 26

The city of Wilson‘s beautiful downtown square is the site for the Fall Festival on Sept. 26. The free event features live entertainment, a kid’s zone, a beer tent, a variety of vendors, and food trucks. Live entertainment from Star

Official Poster for 30th King Biscuit Unveiled

The King Biscuit Blues Festival celebrates 30 years this October in historic downtown Helena. King Biscuit is, of course, recognized for the hottest sounds in contemporary and traditional blues music. But the event is also known for its annual collectible

Summer Fun in the Water!

It’s the dog days of August…time to get in the water and cool down! Here are four great events centered around water this month in Eastern Arkansas! Davidsonville Historic State Park in Pocahontas offers a History Canoe Float along the

Five Races, Two Days, One Historic Festival

The Rogers Cycling Festival is coming up on Aug. 1-2, offering opportunities for all skill levels as well as events for road cyclists and mountain bike enthusiasts. For those who have enjoyed the Race for the Spike and the Frisco 5 Poker Ride in recent