One Tank Travels: Buffalo National River

 UPDATE from the National Parks Service: “Due to the potential threat of extreme weather from Isaac in the Ozarks, Buffalo National River Park Administration is postponing this Saturday’s (Sept.1) 40th celebration  of the River at Tyler Bend.  We hope we get beneficial rain

One Tank Travels: Fayetteville

 All you have to do is look at the T-shirts being sold in Fayetteville right now to see it is a fun, laid back place to be. Popular slogans include “Keep Fayetteville Funky” and “Fayettechill.” And then there are the I

Fayetteville Roots Festival is Aug. 23-26

  Fayetteville Roots Festival is a four-day music festival taking place Aug. 23-26 on the mainstage of the Walton Arts Center along with other stages, including George’s Majestic Lounge, Greenhouse Grille, Kingfish , Fayetteville Public Library, and the Fayetteville Farmer’s Market.

One Tank Travels: Arkansas Tour Caves

Water comes to mind for most people thinking about cooling off on a hot summer day. But my mind usually turns to caves. If you’re looking for a little respite from the heat, as well as a mini getaway, try

OFC August Giveaways to Visitors

Who doesn’t like free stuff? Especially when it’s good, free stuff, or in this case, great, awesome, wonderful, free stuff. The master craftspeople at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View want to say “thank you” to the folks that visit

A Sign of the Times: Iconic Buffalo Point Sign to be Replaced

In the past 40 years, countless numbers of visitors have stood to have their photo taken in front of the carved wooden sign at the Ranger Station at Buffalo Point in the lower district of the Buffalo National River. Made

I Know It’s August When…

Aside from the heat, I know it’s August when I see certain events pop up on the Arkansas Calendar of Events. Since I was a child, the Tontitown Grape Festival has meant summer fun. We went every year as a

It’s Time for Ding Dong Days in Dumas!

 The 33rd annual Ding Dong Days Festival officially begins this morning at 10 in Dumas with the laying of a wreath at the gravesite of the town’s namesake. Later tonight, it’s “Bullets in the Bathtub,” a murder mystery dinner theatre performance presented

Tickets on Sale Today for Sultana Museum Fundraiser

 On the early morning of April 27, 1865, the SS Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River near Memphis. It became America’s greatest maritime disaster, killing nearly 1,800 of the nearly 2,400 passengers onboard. Many of those were former Union soldiers,

Johnson County Peach Festival

 It’s a summer festival celebrating its 71st year. Do you know what it is?It’s the Johnson County Peach Festival taking place this year on July 19-22 in Clarksville. After 71 years, you can bet festival organizers know how to put on