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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, early settlements and settlers of Nevada County, the Civil War, agriculture, railroads, and fire fighting …
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 interpreter will lead participants in examining Arkansas’s wild uncharted territories. The camp explains the era …
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 crafts, this is where you want to be the week of Father’s Day. In addition …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_fqpigLXsg (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 the ASU Convocation Center in Jonesboro. Scheduled to perform are Vince Gill, Larry Gatlin …
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 Wonderland” is June 10-14, 9:00 a.m. to noon, for ages 6-9. Each day’s activities are …
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,” are Todd Herman of the Arkansas Arts Center; Sandy Edwards from Crystal Bridges Museum of American …
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 elk bugling, turkeys gobbling, and squirrels barking, accompanied by calls of whip-poor-wills and wood thrushes …
Bentonville is hip. Some of us know because we are from around here. We’ve visited this awesome little city harboring a major art museum, great restaurants, and one of the most attractive downtown squares in America. Now others know it because The Washington Post has listed the city on its “In” list for 2013. See …
Before the onslaught of holiday events and happenings begin in full force, “Step Into 1862…” at the Old State House Museum, Saturday, November 17. The living history events entitled Prelude to Prairie Grove: Fall 1862 in Little Rock is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Learn about the political ramifications and military build-up leading to …