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This November is full of fun events. From learning how to cook Thanksgiving favorites in a Dutch oven to celebrating the ducks in Stuttgart, there’s plenty to do, see, eat and experience. Powhatan Historic State Park in Powhatan offers a Dutch Oven Workshop: Thanksgiving Feast on Nov. 7 at 9 a.m. Learn to cook many …
This October is a great time to get the entire family out and about to enjoy The Natural State. In Eastern Arkansas, these fun events offer something for everyone. Davidsonville Historic State Park in Pocahontas celebrates the season with the Ghosts of Davidsonville Fall Festival on Oct. 10. There’s a chill in the air, color …
On Saturday, Aug. 29, Jacksonport State Park in Newport hosts a 50th birthday celebration in honor of the park’s creation in 1965. The day will feature guest speakers from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism as well as the Jackson County Historical Society, which played a major roll in the creation of Jacksonport State …
In July, activities for the kids are both fun and educational. Check out these events geared toward the younger crowd. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin offers Craft Day for Kids on July 4. Participants learn what life was like throughout history for the residents of Parkin by creating fun crafts, like an arrowhead necklace …
June is a great time to get out and enjoy the beauty of The Natural State. This month, three festivals, all family-friendly events, return…offering fun activities and live music for everyone! Des Arc hosts the 30th annual Steamboat Days along the White River on June 4-6. The festival features a carnival, a car show, arts …
This December, eastern Arkansas is a great choice for a fun, holiday-themed getaway. The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra performs a holiday concert at the EACC Fine Arts Center in Forrest City on Saturday, Dec. 6. Celebrate the season with a performance featuring your favorite carols and melodies. Tickets are $39. For details, visit www.EACC.edu or phone …
Enjoy the holiday season in the northeast and southeast sections of Arkansas. Youngsters and the young-at-heart will enjoy the many parades, lighting ceremonies and celebrations throughout eastern Arkansas. On Dec. 1, Batesville is the place to be! The town lights up with over half a million lights at 6 p.m. at the Batesville Municipal Building …
Throughout July, many of the wonderful state parks in eastern Arkansas are offering day camps for kids. It’s a great way to get outside, have fun and learn a few things along the way. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin offers a Children’s Day Camp for kids ages 8-12 on July 9-11. For those ages …
It’s the first full weekend in June, and there are some great family-friendly events happening in eastern Arkansas! Portfest in Newport is known for music and fireworks, and this year is no exception. Held along the banks of the White River at Jacksonport State Park on June 5-7, Portfest features carnival fun for the entire …