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A new weekly radio program from the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) will allow listeners to explore Arkansas without even leaving the house. Radio CALS, which debuts on KABF 88.3 Friday, Jan. 8, at noon, is a two-hour show that will feature a mix of conversation and archival material such as music, interviews and oral histories, plus information …
One of the foods most recognized as true Southern is cornbread.  However, we go owe Native Americans a big thank you since they are credited with creating the first versions of this popular quick bread. You can celebrate this popular food at the 5th annual Arkansas Cornbread Festival, Saturday, Nov. 7 in downtown Little Rock. …
The state’s biggest entertainment production, the Arkansas State Fair, is always eagerly anticipated and there are numerous reasons why. What’s your favorite fair experience? The wacky food? The music? The livestock? Horses? Arts and crafts? The thrills of the carnival midway? And that’s not all you can choose from. The entertainment line-up for this year’s …
Spring has “sprung” in The Natural State and it’s a great time to get out and have some fun! Check out these great festivals taking place in April. The sound of bagpipes echoes through the Ozarks again this spring, as Lyon College in Batesville hosts the 36th annual Arkansas Scottish Festival on April 10-12. The …
Want to help judge the World’s Best Chocolate Rolls? Then mark your calendar for March 21 and get ready to head to Marshall for the city’s Chocolate Roll Festival held at Marshall High School. Festivities start at 8 a.m. with the MHS Cross Country 5K Chocolate Roll Walk/Run. Or, if you’re not worried about working …
If you’re near West Memphis on Saturday, Oct. 18, you most likely WILL smell the enticing aroma of beef as Southland Park Gaming and Racing hosts the 2014 Mid-South Great Steak Cook-off! Over 80 teams will compete for over $11,000 in prizes and, of course, bragging rights to the best steak in the mid-south. The …
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 is when the action begins.  Both are delightful places to visit and enjoy so make …