Warm Up With History: Heritage, Ice Cream Are Perfect Partners at Fort Smith Museum of History

It’s cold outside…so why not visit one of The Natural State’s many great museums this winter? During January, our blogs will give you suggestions on museums throughout Arkansas that offer something for the entire family…a great chance to Warm Up

Arkansas History!

Do you like history?  Arkansas’s history isn’t just one story. It’s many stories. Our diverse geography and location in the heart of the nation have helped make the state’s history an interesting part of America’s story. There are many neat

Searcy’s Pioneer Village Fall Fest is Nov. 2-3

Learn how your ancestors lived from day to day during the Pioneer Village Fall Fest,  Nov. 2-3 in Searcy.    The collection of 19th century buildings, farm equipment and other antique items will all be open with costumed guides on

Mount Holly’s Tales of the Crypt is Oct. 8

The “residents” of Mount Holly Cemetery  invite you to visit with them during the 19th annual Tales of the Crypt on Oct. 8.  This popular fall tradition features “appearances” by some early Arkansans who are interred at Mount Holly in

Historic Civil Rights Leaders In Little Rock

The widow and daughter of slain Civil Rights activist Medgar Evers are in Little Rock today and tomorrow as Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site  hosts the 56th commemoration of the desegregation of the school. In addition to

Free Parties in Honor of President Clinton’s Birthday

The Clinton Presidential Library in downtown Little Rock annually offers free admission in honor of President Bill Clinton’s birthday. This year the celebration is Saturday, Aug. 17. In addition to being able to tour the center’s exhibits at no cost,

May Heritage Month in Fort Smith

Considering the history and heritage that built Fort Smith, there’s no surprise there will be a plethora of programs in May to celebrate Arkansas Heritage Month. The Department of Arkansas Heritage’s theme for this year is “Saving Our Heritage: Arkansas’s

Bagpipes Galore! The 34th Annual Arkansas Scottish Festival in Batesville This Weekend

Celebrate your Scottish roots! Lyon College in Batesville hosts the 34th annual Arkansas Scottish Festival on April 12-14. The festival, honoring Scottish heritage and traditions, kicks off on Friday, April 12, with a Celtic concert at Brown Chapel. Saturday’s activities

Fort Smith Heritage Festival is April 6

The weekend looks like it’s going to be warm and sunny, which makes it a great time to head to Fort Smith for the 5th annual Heritage Festival on Saturday, April 6. The festival will be headquartered downtown at the

Summer History Camp Registration Open

Summer is closer than you think and it’s not too early to start planning your children’s summer fun. The Shiloh Museum in Springdale is now accepting registration for its summer history camps for kids. Two sessions are offered: “Shiloh in
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