shopping

What does a mom want for Mother’s Day?  Flowers, reservations at a nice restaurant, and other gifts are appreciated. But the real gift she is looking for is time with the family that gave her the title of Mom in the first place. Here are six ideas for spending time with your mom this Mother’s …
Get ready to do some major Christmas celebrating in Central Arkansas.  Many of the events, which were postponed from last weekend due to the icy weather, have been rescheduled. The annual Big Jingle Jubilee Parade  kicks off on Saturday, Dec. 14. The parade features floats, marching bands, animals, and two very special grand marshals — …
There’s no need to wait for Black Friday shopping when you can buy unique gifts at events such as the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center’s Holiday Jubilee, set for 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22 at the Russellville Country Club in Russellville. This is not an invitation only event.  Anyone who would like to purchase …
The 62nd annual Clothesline Fair in Prairie Grove, held every Labor Day weekend, takes place this year on Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. It features more than 100 booths with artisans selling and demonstrating handmade crafts. The arts and crafts show, sponsored by the Arts Center of the Ozarks …
Gear up all you shoppers.  Get your highway map or GPS locator ready, put on comfortable shoes, gas up the vehicle, and make sure you have money in your pocket. It’s time for the 14th annual Bargains Galore on 64. This 160-mile-long shop-a-thon is going to be Aug. 8-10. Starting at the state’s western border, …
Like a bargain? Like making someone else’s giveaway a treasure for yourself? You never know what you’ll find at a yard sale, so make plans to attend Eureka Springs‘ 19th annual Yards and Yards of Yard Sales  on Aug. 2 and 3.  The hours will be from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm both days. Eurekans …
In case time has gotten away from you, Sunday is Father’s Day.   Do you need some quick gift ideas?  We have a few.  Is the man in your life a golfer?  Then how about a Natural State Golf Trail Passport? You can give him a great present while contributing to a terrific Arkansas organization which …
When it comes to romantic escapes, it doesn’t get much better than this — a room with a view, indoor pool, restaurant, hiking paths and wine country. Use Mount Magazine State Park as your home base while you enjoy the great outdoors, shopping, and wineries. Mount Magazine – Towering over Arkansas Wine Country, Mount Magazine …
If you still have some Christmas money burning a hole in your pocket or you’re thinking about redecorating your home during 2013, head to Conway Jan. 12-13 for Antique Alley Arkansas Antique Show. Over 200 dealers from around the country set up their booths in the Conway Expo Center.  Vendors from New York, California, Texas, …