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Playing and building with cans isn’t just for children. Just check out Canstruction, taking place Aug. 21-Sept. 5 at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock. Ingenuity and cleverness are put to the test as five area businesses construct objects out of full cans of food.  Once completed, these vignettes comprise an art exhibition …
September activities in North Central Arkansas let you experience food, music and art amid scenic beauty. 1.       Chili They’re in it for the money and prestige at the 19th annual Arkansas State Championship Hillbilly Chili Cook-Off. The foodie fun takes place on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Bull Shoals White River State Park in Lakeview. Prize …
September brings optimum weather for enjoying the outdoors and the numerous festivals found in Northwest Arkansas this time of year. Here are 10 that are worthy of your time: 1.        23rd Annual Tired Iron Tractor & Engine Show Check out exhibitions of old-time sawmilling and blacksmithing, kiddie tractor pulls, plowing, home-related antiques, and more on …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3U0arXdrvlE The Fayetteville Roots Festival is one of my favorite events out of the whole year and the countdown to it is on. Set for Aug. 28-31 in Fayetteville, this four day urban music festival celebrates music, food and culture. What is roots music? To me, it represents musical forms that were created on American …
On Ark. 66 between the small, quaint towns of Leslie and Mountain View, the “Folk Music Capital of the World,” is the tiny town of Timbo. It’s just a blip on the screen with a few rural residential homes, a grocery/gas station, and one little place to eat. You can pass by it in your …
What’s not to love about an event that includes wine flights, four course dinners, and cooking demonstrations! Get your taste buds ready for Fleur Delicious Weekend on Tuesday, July 8 through Sunday, July 13 in Eureka Springs. This event inspires French-themed indulgences offered by restaurants, bars, art galleries, boutiques, spas and music venues throughout town. …
The Arkansas River Valley region is ripe with festivals that focus on food. In July, you can catch both the Johnson County Peach Festival and the Altus Grape Festival. Johnson County Peach Festival The Peach Festival in Clarksville is celebrating its 75th year on Friday, July 25-Saturday, July 26 in Clarksville. It takes place on …
May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month. What does that have to do with Arkansas tourism? Well, if you have celiac disease or are gluten intolerant, take a visit to War Eagle Mill, just a few miles outside of Rogers, for a little fun while also picking up some gluten free products. War Eagle Mill offers …
April “showers” the region with great festivals throughout the Arkansas Delta and North Central Ozarks this month. The 16th annual Air Field Reunion is slated for April 5-6 at the Wings of Honor WW II Museum in Walnut Ridge. The event is a reunion of former airfield personnel, both military and civilian, that worked and …
Enjoying good food while supporting local businesses is always a win-win situation. This week in downtown Rogers you can do just that during Restaurant Week. Restaurants, diners, cafes, bakeries, coffee shops and drive-ins will showcase their specialties, or tempt you with new menu items. You don’t need tickets, passes, coupons or anything. Just go to …