river valley

The Arkansas River Valley region is ripe with festivals that focus on food. In July, you can catch both the Johnson County Peach Festival and the Altus Grape Festival. Johnson County Peach Festival The Peach Festival in Clarksville is celebrating its 75th year on Friday, July 25-Saturday, July 26 in Clarksville. It takes place on …
Say farewell to the hang gliding season at the 19th annual End of Summer Hang Glider Fly In on Aug. 24-25 at Mount Nebo State Park in Dardanelle. Even if you don’t hang glide, it’s fun to watch them set up their equipment, ask them questions and take pictures as you watch them fly through …
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 …
Today, June 1, is National Trails Day. Whether or not you can make it outside on this particular day, the celebration of National Trails Day is a good reminder to make plans to get out and experience an Arkansas trail. The system of trails we have in the state is unique and immense, from state …
Start capturing scenes, interesting people, places and things in and around the Arkansas River Valley and be a part of “Picture This,” a photography competition for a July exhibition open to all non-professional photographers residing in Pope, Conway, Johnson and Yell Counties or by invitation. The contest will have one winner in each of two …
The Arkansas River Valley Arts Center in Russellville hosts an inaugural event this Friday, Jan. 18 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. that just might “take you back.” It’s called Fantastic Friday and is a literary and music evening. Fantastic Friday will feature readings by Wetzel LaGrone of the three true stories he was chosen …