Get a Nostalgia Blast with Vintage Barbie Exhibit

Whether you’re a Baby Boomer looking to revisit your childhood or a girl who just loves dolls, you need to visit the Barbie®: The Vintage Years, 1959-1972 Exhibit at the Esse Purse Museum in downtown Little Rock.   It opens this

Grand Opening Set for Saturday for Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess

On Saturday, Aug. 16, many will see their longtime dream become a reality. People like Mayor Larry Sims of Dyess, Dr. Ruth Hawkins and the staff of ASU’s Arkansas Heritage Sites, and most certainly the family of the legendary Johnny

New One Ton Wooly Mammoth on Display

The Museum of Native American History in Bentonville unveiled its newest exhibit today, a one ton wooly mammoth skeleton standing 12 feet tall and stretching 17 feet in length. It is believed to be between 12,000 and 20,000 years old.

Visiting the Nevada County Depot in Prescott

The Nevada County Depot and Museum in Prescott preserves the history of Nevada County and the Camden Expedition. The museum is located in the town’s restored 1912 Missouri-Pacific Railroad Depot. Museum exhibit topics include the Louisiana Purchase, Native American pottery,

Learn the Frontier Way of Life at Day Camp

If you’re between the ages of eight and 12, you can explore how the early pioneers lived during the Settlers’ Day Camp. The adventure is scheduled for July 22-24 at the Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park in Scott. A park

Petit Jean Antique Auto Show & Swap Meet Starts June 11

Located on the tree-shaded grounds of The Museum of Automobiles near Morrilton, the 54th annual Petit Jean Antique Auto Show & Swap Meet begins Tuesday, June 11 and runs through Saturday, June 15. If you like antique cars, parts, and

Johnny Cash Music Festival Tickets Now on Sale

(The above video is from a performance at Cummins Prison in Grady, Ark., in April 1969.)   Tickets are NOW available for the 3rd annual Johnny Cash Music Festival. This year’s benefit concert will be held on Aug. 17 at

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

A $ensible Approach to Growing Tourism

The Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism, taking place March 3-5 in Hot Springs, provides the perfect opportunity to gain information to help your tourism industry business. For example, the panelists for the Tuesday session, “A $ensible Approach to Growing Tourism,”

Discovering Nature in Downtown Little Rock

The Central Arkansas Nature Center is a treasure-trove of nature found in Arkansas. It’s a sensory delight for both the eyes and the ears: from a wall of watery living habitat displays to the common sounds of the area, including