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

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History April Offerings

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale is a small museum with a lot of history and heart. Nestled in a park-like, two-acre wooded setting, the Shiloh Museum offers exhibits, programs, special events, a research library, photos and collections about

Spring Break Fun at Davidsonville Historic State Park

Spring break is right around the corner. Time to find something fun and exciting for the kids to do during their time off!  During the school break, many of our 52 Arkansas State Parks will be offering special activities to

Birthday Party for General Douglas MacArthur Saturday

One of the most famous members of the United States military, General Douglas MacArthur, was born in Little Rock on January 26, 1880 in the Old Arsenal.  Today that building houses the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, which will

Commemoration of the Battle of Arkansas Post This Weekend

Arkansas Post has played a part in Arkansas history since well before statehood. Located south of Gillett, Arkansas Post was established in 1686 by French explorer Henri de Tonti. The site was the first European colony in the Mississippi River

Dickens Dinner at Kelts Pub

Kelts Pub in Altus gets into the spirit of Christmas by offering Dickens Dinner 2012– a seven-course dinner and costume extravaganza that includes unusual readings, English Christmas dinner traditions and live music. The dinner is offered on four Sundays in
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