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Arkansas Culture & the Arts

Arkansas culture can be experienced in many ways around the state: Want to catch a great concert in Little Rock? Prefer a low key downtown art walk on a summer evening? Arkansas hosts a plethora of art and culture-themed events for everyone to enjoy.

Search below to find Arkansas culture through a variety of fun and family-friendly Arkansas events, from rock concerts in Little Rock to laid back downtown art gallery walks in one of several small art towns ranked as best in the nation by different publications.
Apr 1 Wednesday

Lime Light - Springdale

12/16/2014 - 5/16/2015
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A photo exhibit about the history of the lime industry in the Arkansas Ozarks....
Apr 1 Wednesday

Tinkering Studio - Pine Bluff

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015
701 S. Main Street, Pine Bluff
870-536-3375   •   ASC701.org
The Tinkering Studio is an interactive, playful, hands-on creative space for visitors to use familiar objects in unfamiliar ways. The Tinkering Studio creates a space for...
Apr 1 Wednesday

Arkansas Champion Trees: An Artist's Journey - Hot Springs

1/2/2015 - 8/31/2015
515 Central Ave, Hot Springs
Ozark Bathhouse
The exhibit features color pencil drawings and photographs by artist Linda Williams Palmer who has chronicled some of the more than 125 trees designated as “Champions” by...
Apr 1 Wednesday

Hugo and Gayne Preller's "House of Light" - Helena-West Helena

1/13/2015 - 4/4/2015
141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Delta Cultural Center
During the early 1900s, photographers Hugo and Gayne Preller and their family traveled the Mississippi and White Rivers in their "floating studio". The result was the lar...
Apr 1 Wednesday

Exploring the Frontier: Arkansas 1540–1840 - Pine Bluff

1/16/2015 - 9/3/2015
701 S. Main Street, Pine Bluff
Exploring the Frontier offers a glimpse into Arkansas’ colonial past. Throughout Exploring the Frontier are exhibits that explore mathematical concepts such as problem so...
Apr 1 Wednesday

Here Comes the Bride - Rogers

1/24/2015 - 5/30/2015
322 S. 2nd Street, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
Discover the wedding customs of the past....
Apr 1 Wednesday

"Out of the Darkroom" - Springdale

1/26/2015 - 1/9/2016
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A photo exhibit featuring images from the Shiloh Museum collection chosen by photographer Don House. ...
Apr 1 Wednesday

Works by Tom Richard and Robert Reep - Pine Bluff

2/5/2015 - 6/19/2015
701 S. Main Street, Pine Bluff
870-536-3375   •   ASC701.org
Found objects and found images abound in the playful work of Tom Richard and Robert Reep. Richard’s two-dimensional work appropriates imagery of action figures, processed...
Apr 1 Wednesday

Victorian Wedding - Rogers

2/28/2015 - 4/25/2015
322 S. 2nd Street, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
Discover the wedding customs of the past through guided tour of the 1895 Hawkins House....
Apr 1 Wednesday

Art Paintings By Don Draper - Rogers

3/1/2015 - 4/30/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
The Museum will have an exhibit featuring art work by Don Draper....
Apr 1 Wednesday

Hawkins House Wedding - Rogers

3/1/2015 - 5/22/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
The Hawkins House will be set up to exhibit a typical wedding of the time. ...
Apr 1 Wednesday

After the Battle - Rogers

3/7/2015 - 8/5/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
An exhibit showing life after the Civil War. ...
Apr 1 Wednesday

Garvan Woodland Gardens April Art Exhibit "Monday Studio Artists" - Hot Springs

4/1/2015 - 4/30/2015
540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Magnolia Room
Step into the exhibit space of the Magnolia Room at Garvan Woodland Gardens in April to see the artwork of The Monday Studio Artists of Hot Springs Village. Shirley Ander...
Apr 2 Thursday

Opening Reception - Dawn Holder: Several Collections of Commemorative Plates - Fort Smith

1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
479-784-2787   •   fsram.org
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
This exhibition will consist of large-scale, site-specific, three-dimensional works inspired by the unique and dynamic combination of technology and nature. ...
Apr 2 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Apr 2 Thursday

Celebrate Art! - Springdale

4/2/2015 - 5/1/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Exhibits from K-8th grades. Open house April 11, 1-3 p.m....
Apr 3 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Lynch Apartments - North Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, North Little Rock
Lynch Apartments
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Apr 3 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
Apr 3 Friday

14th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest - Batesville

4/3/2015 - 4/4/2015
195 Peel Road, Batesville
Independence Hall, Univ of AR Community College
An eclectic celebration of the cinema arts. Includes film screenings, filmmaker discussions and panel, live performance, and social gatherings....
Apr 3 Friday

Herbal Field Trip and Medicinal Workshop - Mountain View

4/3/2015 - 4/4/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Demonstrations and hands-on instruction to build your knowledge base of beneficial plants. An Herbal Luncheon is incl...
Apr 3 Friday

Dawn Holder: Several Collections of Commemorative Plates - Fort Smith

4/3/2015 - 7/19/2015
1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
479-784-2787   •   fsram.org
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
Dawn Holder is the winner of the 66th Annual Invitational and was granted the first-place prize that included cash and a solo show at RAM in 2015. Tuesday – Saturday 11 ...
Apr 4 Saturday

Rock Porch Session featuring Midnite Parade - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Monthly session featuring music by Midnite Parade. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
Apr 4 Saturday

From Scraps to Quilt: A Beginner’s Quilting Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
The art of quilting has been handed down through generations of Americans. Become a part of this tradition, and discover how to design and create beautiful and functional...
Apr 8 Wednesday

3rd Annual Jazz in the Park - Little Rock

PO Box 1958, Little Rock
History Pavilion - Riverfront Park
Every Wednesday in April from 6-8 p.m., grab your blankets and lawn chairs for a free, family-friendly night of jazz....
Apr 9 Thursday

Wine and Food Pairings - Little Rock

3303 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock
Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Institute
Wine and food pairing: an art or a science? It’s both! Join Wine Educator Lorri Hambuchen in an interactive course that allows you to discover why some marriages are magi...
Apr 9 Thursday

Arkansas Historical Association 74th Annual Conference 2015 - West Memphis

4/9/2015 - 4/11/2015
MAIN 416, West Memphis
"To Bind up the Nation's Wounds" is this year's theme. This conference will focus on the final year of the Civil War in Arkansas....
Apr 9 Thursday

HSU Theatre Production-Love's Labour's Lost - Arkadelphia

4/9/2015 - 4/11/2015
HSU box 7823, Arkadelphia
Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre
...
Apr 9 Thursday

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Rogers

4/9/2015 - 4/12/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Hilariously silly, fast-paced, and full of smart Chekov references, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is the story of middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia, who share ...
Apr 9 Thursday

BA/BFA Juried Senior Exhibition and Receptions - Conway

4/9/2015 - 4/26/2015
201 Donaghey Ave. McCastlain Hall 145, Conway
Baum Gallery of Fine Art
Works in all media by candidates for graduation in the UCA Department of Art. Gallery receptions will be held April 9 and April 26th ....
Apr 10 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
Apr 10 Friday

14th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest - Batesville

4/10/2015 - 4/11/2015
195 Peel Road, Batesville
Independence Hall, Univ of AR Community College
An eclectic celebration of the cinema arts. Includes film screenings, filmmaker discussions and panel, live performance, and social gatherings....
Apr 10 Friday

Much Ado About Nothing - Springdale

4/10/2015 - 4/12/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Mistaken identities, misheard conversations, and misguided decisions all stand in the way of true love; but in this comedy by William Shakespeare, it's all (spoiler alert...
Apr 10 Friday

To Kill a Mockingbird - Searcy

4/10/2015 - 4/12/2015
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Corner of Gum and Arch Avenue
Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning book of 1961. Atticus Finch is a lawyer in a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930's. He agrees to defend a young black ...
Apr 10 Friday

Sweep In - Mountain View

4/10/2015 - 4/12/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
"Sweep in" to this unique gathering of broom squires from around the continent. Pre-registration required...
Apr 10 Friday

The Pocket Theatre Presents "Harvey" - Hot Springs

4/10/2015 - 4/19/2015
170 Ravine St, Hot Springs
The Pocket Theatre
When Elwood Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, decides to have him commi...
Apr 11 Saturday

5th Annual Family History Conference - Springdale

4125 ravenwood, Springdale
Join us for a free family history conference that is presented to help family history lovers. Period costumes, a real stagecoach, cookies and professional presenters roun...
Apr 11 Saturday

Walks Through History at the West Memphis Historic District - West Memphis

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, West Memphis
West Memphis Chamber of Commerce
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last betw...
Apr 11 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free monthly interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery on the 2nd Saturday of every month year round from 11 a.m.-no...
Apr 11 Saturday

Flint Knapping Workshop - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Immerse yourself in the ancient art of flint knapping. See how American Indians in Arkansas used flint and other materials to make primitive weapons and try your hand at ...
Apr 13 Monday

HSU Theatre Production-Love's Labour's Lost - Arkadelphia

HSU Box 7823, Arkadelphia
Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre
7:30pm...
Apr 14 Tuesday

Fondant Tiered Cakes - Little Rock

3303 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock
Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Institute
Each student will fondant, decorate and stack a 6-inch and 8-inch round celebration cake. Learn to cover cakes with rolled fondant, plus a variety of fondant decoration t...
Apr 15 Wednesday

3rd Annual Jazz in the Park - Little Rock

PO Box 1958, Little Rock
History Pavilion - Riverfront Park
Every Wednesday in April from 6-8 p.m., grab your blankets and lawn chairs for a free, family-friendly night of jazz....
Apr 16 Thursday

HSU Theatre Production-Love's Labour's Lost - Arkadelphia

4/16/2015 - 4/18/2015
HSU Box 7823, Arkadelphia
Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre
7:30pm...
Apr 17 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
Apr 17 Friday

Much Ado About Nothing - Springdale

4/17/2015 - 4/18/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Mistaken identities, misheard conversations, and misguided decisions all stand in the way of true love; but in this comedy by William Shakespeare, it's all (spoiler alert...
Apr 17 Friday

To Kill a Mockingbird - Searcy

4/17/2015 - 4/19/2015
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Corner of Gum and Arch Avenue
Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning book of 1961. Atticus Finch is a lawyer in a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930's. He agrees to defend a young black ...
Apr 17 Friday

Ballet Arkansas - Little Rock

4/17/2015 - 4/19/2015
601 Main Street, Little Rock
Arkansas Repertory Theatre Cindy Murphy Auditorium
...
Apr 17 Friday

Historic Powhatan School of the Lady - Powhatan

4/17/2015 - 4/19/2015
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
This two and a half day school focuses on teaching female living historians and re-enactors the life of a lady in 19th century America. Immerse yourself in Victorian-era ...
Apr 18 Saturday

5th Annual Turkish Food Festival - Little Rock

13008 Westglen Dr, Little Rock
5th Annual TURKISH FOOD FESTIVAL is an event you can enjoy with your family, learn about a rich culture and of course taste the authentic and delicious samples of histori...
Apr 18 Saturday

Play it Forward Concert Series - Bentonville

105 N. Main St., Bentonville
Walmart World Room at The Walmart Museum
6:30 p.m. Listen to the unique sounds of the harp guitar with jazz musician Paul Price. Proceeds benefit the Northwest Arkansas Fencing Center....
Apr 18 Saturday

April, 1865 - Conway

PO Box 93, Conway
Conway Dinner Theater
Step back into the final year of war as Conway’s Civil War Ensemble performs music sung by soldiers in the camps and the women left at home. Piano 4-te, Faulkner Academy...
Apr 18 Saturday

April, 1865 - Conway

PO Box 93, Conway
Conway Dinner Theater
Step back into the final year of war as Conway’s Civil War Ensemble performs music sung by soldiers in the camps and the women left at home. Piano 4-te, Faulkner Academy...
Apr 18 Saturday

Play it Forward Concert Series at The Walmart Museum - Bentonville

105 N. Main St., Bentonville
Bentonville Square
6 p.m. Listen to the unique sounds of the harp guitar with jazz musician Paul Price. Proceeds benefit the Northwest Arkansas Fencing Center. Tickets can be purchased in a...
Apr 18 Saturday

Richard Smoot: Orbiting Booth's Inner Circle - Fort Smith

320 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Museum of History
There are thousands of stories resting among the graves contained within Oak Cemetery, stories that center on politicians, city officials, military veterans, school teach...
Apr 18 Saturday

The Time Jumpers - Vince Gill - Forrest City

1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City
EACC Fine Arts Center
The Time Jumpers featuring Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill, Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears, and “Ranger Doug” Green combine 11 of country’s best musicians. This supergrou...
Apr 18 Saturday

Wendy Whelan Restless Creature - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
The New York Times calls Wendy Whelan America’s greatest contemporary ballerina. Her captivating dancing with the New York City Ballet thrilled audiences for 29 years, an...
Apr 19 Sunday

Artisan Market - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Shop for jewelry, pottery, woodworking and more at this quarterly event featuring the work of area artisans....
Apr 19 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
Apr 19 Sunday

April, 1865 - Conway

PO Box 93, Conway
Conway Dinner Theater
Step back into the final year of war as Conway’s Civil War Ensemble performs music sung by soldiers in the camps and the women left at home. Piano 4-te, Faulkner Academy...
Apr 20 Monday

EARQUAKE! - Fort Smith

5111 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
ArcBest Performing Arts Center
The Fort Smith Symphony presents the annual award-winning "EARQUAKE" as part of the Educational Concert Series to more than 3,000 six graders from six counties in Arkansa...
Apr 21 Tuesday

Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea - Little Rock

3303 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock
Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Institute
Come join Chef Suzanne Campbell for a taste of Britain and learn to host and prepare the perfect cream tea and classic afternoon tea with finesse! Delight in delicate pas...
Apr 22 Wednesday

3rd Annual Jazz in the Park - Little Rock

PO Box 1958, Little Rock
History Pavilion - Riverfront Park
Every Wednesday in April from 6-8 p.m., grab your blankets and lawn chairs for a free, family-friendly night of jazz....
Apr 23 Thursday

Wine Tasting 101 - Little Rock

3303 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock
Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Institute
With over 5,000 different wine grape varieties growing around the world, only about a dozen have risen to a status of being considered amazingly great. During this class,...
Apr 23 Thursday

AR Sales and Use Tax School - Hot Springs

4/23/2015 - 4/24/2015
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Hot Springs Convention Center
Learn the sales and use tax laws of the state of Arkansas....
Apr 23 Thursday

38th Annual Dulcimer Jamboree - Mountain View

4/23/2015 - 4/25/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Three days of workshops, jams, and special concerts featuring some of the best instructors for both Mountain and Hammered Dulcimers. Try different instructors, each teach...
Apr 23 Thursday

Superior Donuts - Fayetteville

4/23/2015 - 4/26/2015
PO Box 4188, Fayetteville
TheatreSquared
Arthur Przybyszewski, the cantankerous proprietor of a run-down donut shop in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, may have met his match in Franco, an ambitious teenager ...
Apr 23 Thursday

Sultana Commemoration 150th Anniversary - Marion

4/23/2015 - 4/26/2015
13 Military Rd., Marion
A full weekend of commemorative events will take place to commemorate the sinking of the SS Sultana -- a Mississippi Riverboat whose destruction in an explosion on April ...
Apr 23 Thursday

To Kill a Mockingbird at the Royal Theatre - Benton

4/23/2015 - 5/3/2015
2998 Oakbrook, Benton
Royal Theatre
This is the stage production of Harper Lee's American classic. Thursday-Saturday performances at 7 p.m. Sunday matinee at 2 p.m....
Apr 24 Friday

Arkansas Jazz Experience - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Quapaw Bathhouse
Fourth Friday of the month, April-August, the Arkansas Jazz Combo presents a special guest musician in an intimate performance in an historic bathhouse building....
Apr 24 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
Apr 24 Friday

Million Dollar Quartet - Maumelle

4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015
300 S. Spring, Ste. 100, Maumelle
Maumelle High School Performing Arts Center
Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ r...
Apr 25 Saturday

April, 1865 - Conway

PO Box 93, Conway
Conway Dinner Theater
Step back into the final year of war as Conway’s Civil War Ensemble performs music sung by soldiers in the camps and the women left at home. Piano 4-te, Faulkner Academy...
Apr 25 Saturday

Excerpts from "Sleeping Beauty" - Fort Smith

P. O. Box 10071, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Convention Center
7:30 p.m. Presented by Western Arkansas Ballet....
Apr 25 Saturday

Arkansas Winds Community Concert Band - Springdale

214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
This 65-piece concert band features area professionals and talented amateur musicians from all over Northwest Arkansas, who combine their skills and love of music to ente...
Apr 25 Saturday

Founders Day - Mountainburg

Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Visitor Center
Join us as we celebrate the intrepid pioneers that settled the Boston Mountains of the Ozarks. Learn about the families that settled this region, their traditions,...
Apr 26 Sunday

Jewish Food and Cultural Festival - Little Rock

18 Corporate Hill Drive, Suite 204, Little Rock
War Memorial Stadium
The festival offers traditional Jewish foods, baked goods, and Israeli cuisine with breakfast at 8:30 a.m., as well as Jewish cultural and religious booths, sales of Juda...
Apr 26 Sunday

Excerpts from "Sleeping Beauty" - Fort Smith

P. O. Box 10071, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Convention Center
2:30 p.m. Presented by Western Arkansas Ballet....
Apr 26 Sunday

April, 1865 - Conway

PO Box 93, Conway
Conway Dinner Theater
Step back into the final year of war as Conway’s Civil War Ensemble performs music sung by soldiers in the camps and the women left at home. Piano 4-te, Faulkner Academy...
Apr 26 Sunday

HSU Dance Company in Concert - Arkadelphia

4/26/2015 - 4/28/2015
HSU Box 7823, Arkadelphia
Arkansas Hall Auditorium
Enjoy the show on April 26 at 2:30 p.m. and on April 27 & 28 at 7:30 p.m. ...
Apr 29 Wednesday

3rd Annual Jazz in the Park - Little Rock

PO Box 1958, Little Rock
History Pavilion - Riverfront Park
Every Wednesday in April from 6-8 p.m., grab your blankets and lawn chairs for a free, family-friendly night of jazz....
Apr 30 Thursday

The Aonian/Murphy Programs Literary Contest Winners’ Reception and Reading - Conway

1600 Washington Avenue, Conway
Murphy Seminar Room
This annual celebration will present the winners of the Hendrix-Murphy Literary Contest, who will read their entries during a reception, which will also celebrate the deb...
Apr 30 Thursday

Taste of the Valley - Russellville

320 W. C St., Russellville
Russellville Depot
Award-winning tasting party featuring a delicious assortment of food and drink provided by River Valley restaurants, caterers, vineyards, and food service institutions. L...
Apr 30 Thursday

Pickin' in the Park - Wynne

4/30/2015 - 5/2/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Camp Area A
Pickin' in the Park is a music festival unlike any other. There are no set bands or set performance times, but there will be music throughout the day, every day. You are ...
Apr 30 Thursday

Motorcycle Memories - Fort Smith

4/30/2015 - 8/30/2015
320 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Museum of History - Boyd Gallery
The exhibition, which was first presented in 2008, features vintage motorcycles and photographs exploring the “art of the motorcycle” in Fort Smith and the region from th...
May 1 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
May 1 Friday

Airing of the Quilts - Greenwood

5/1/2015 - 5/2/2015
3316 E. Clarks Chapel Rd, Greenwood
Pavilion
More than 100 quilts displayed in an exquisite setting nestled between the Ozarks and Ouachita Mountains. Tea Room, raffle quilt, and vendors. Proceeds benefit South Seba...
May 1 Friday

Art on the Creek - Bella Vista

5/1/2015 - 5/2/2015
312 Town Center West, Bella Vista
Wishing Spring Gallery
Booths will be set up along McKisic Creek's walkway, inside The Studio building, as well as throughout the grounds of Wishing Spring Gallery. You can also visit the Galle...
May 1 Friday

Sharp's Show - Hindsville

5/1/2015 - 5/3/2015
317 W Walnut, Hindsville
Adjacent to War Eagle Fair
Sharp's Show of War Eagle rounds out the craft fairs in the War Eagle Community, is held adjacent to the War Eagle Fair. The fair has over 250 booths offering visitors a ...
May 1 Friday

Arts and The Park- Arts Festival - Hot Springs

5/1/2015 - 5/10/2015
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Downtown Hot Springs
There will be studio tours, poetry readings, live musical and dramatic performances, dance, culinary arts, artist workshops and sculpture walks....
May 1 Friday

Eureka Thyme May 2015 Shows - Eureka Springs

5/1/2015 - 5/31/2015
19 Spring Street, Eureka Springs
Across from Basin Hotel and Park
Our featured artists for the month of May are Carol Dickie, Sandy Starbird, Van Hollow Pottery, and Judith Ann Griffith. Specific shows are on weekends, but their work wi...
May 1 Friday

Garvan Woodland Gardens May-June Art Exhibit "Iris and Orchids in the Garden Silk Paintings" - Hot Springs

5/1/2015 - 6/30/2015
540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Magnolia Room
Orchids and iris will be exquisitely brought to life in Jamie Kirkell’s exhibition “Iris and Orchids in The Garden” at Garvan Woodland Gardens. The 2-month exhibit of sil...
May 1 Friday

67th Annual River Valley Invitational - Fort Smith

5/1/2015 - 7/31/2015
1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
This annual invitational is a national competitive exhibition that has been hosted by the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum since its inception in 1948. The purpose of the e...
May 2 Saturday

ACO Chorale Spring Concert - Springdale

214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
This great musical ensemble features vocalists from all over Northwest Arkansas creating beautiful music together....
May 2 Saturday

Rock Porch Session featuring Donnie Mathis - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Monthly session featuring music by Donnie Mathis. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
May 2 Saturday

23rd Annual Mayhaw Festival - El Dorado

411 E. Faulkner, El Dorado
Newton House Museum
Daytime street festival with a 10K/5K race, chicken cook-off, live bluegrass music, food and craft vendors, children's activities including rock wall climbing and bounce ...
May 2 Saturday

Pioneer Village Spring Fest - Searcy

5/2/2015 - 5/3/2015
774 Webb Hill Lane, Searcy
Late 1880s Village
Pioneer Village is a collection of late 19th century buildings, farm equipment and other items of historic interest saved from throughout White County by the White County...
May 3 Sunday

David Rosen Big Band, Outdoor Concert and Picnic - Helena-West Helena

P.O. Box 256, Helena-West Helena
Pccua Fine Arts Lawn
The Warfield Concerts are outstanding musical events that are free of charge to all through the generosity of a former citizen of Helena. The late Samuel Drake Warfield p...
May 6 Wednesday

Disney on Ice: Worlds of Fantasy - North Little Rock

5/6/2015 - 5/10/2015
PO Box 1958, North Little Rock
Verizon Arena
May 6-8 at 7 p.m., May 9 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., May 10 at 2 p.m. From wheels to waves, playtime to pixie dust, your family's favorite Disney moments come to life at Disne...
May 7 Thursday

Wine and Food Pairings - Little Rock

3303 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock
Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Institute
Wine and food pairing: an art or a science? It’s both! Join Wine Educator Lorri Hambuchen in an interactive course that allows you to discover why some marriages are magi...
May 7 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
May 7 Thursday

The Other Place - Rogers

5/7/2015 - 5/10/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Fresh from Broadway and first in Arkansas is the compelling The Other Place by Sharr White with performances May 1-3, 7-10, 2015....
May 7 Thursday

In Our Galleries - Springdale

5/7/2015 - 5/29/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Robert Lemming's "Stillness Follows Motion" and Abstract Art, a selection of drawings, prints and paintings by Arkansas Artists. Reception May 14, 6-8 p.m....
May 8 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Dan Stowers Building - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Dan Stowers Building
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
May 8 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
May 8 Friday

Golden Age of Hollywood Reading Retreat and Party - Piggott

5/8/2015 - 5/9/2015
1021 W Cherry, Piggott
Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center
The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum & Educational Center in Piggott has announced dates for its upcoming event, the Golden Age of Hollywood Reading Retreat and Party. Upon reg...
May 9 Saturday

Mothers Day Button Bracelet Workshop - Scott

Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Come out to the Plantation Agriculture Museum to celebrate this Mother’s Day Weekend! For centuries, buttons have been a purposeful part of our lives. Unearth you...
May 9 Saturday

Terri Logan Gallery Event - Eureka Springs

67 Spring Street, Eureka Springs
historic downtown Eureka Springs
Nationally recognized jewelry artist Terri Logan will bring her fine stone abstract jewelry to Zarks Gallery in Eureka Springs. Many of the work features petoskey stones...
May 9 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free monthly interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery on the 2nd Saturday of every month year round from 11 a.m.-no...
May 9 Saturday

Romantic Giants - El Dorado

217 South Jefferson, El Dorado
The Auditorium
Brahms: violin Concerto; Beethoven: Symphony No. 5; Stephanie Chase, violin and Kermit Poling, conductor...
May 9 Saturday

ASO Pops Ashley Brown’s Broadway - Little Rock

5/9/2015 - 5/10/2015
PO Box 7328, Little Rock
Pulaski Academy Connor Performing Arts Center
Fresh from her run as Mary Poppins on Broadway, Ashley Brown and your ASO take over the stage with thrilling renditions of Broadway favorites. Featuring hits like “Nothin...
May 10 Sunday

Mother's Day Tea at the Clayton House - Fort Smith

2 North B Street, Fort Smith
Features seating inside and out of the historic house museum in the heart of the Belle Grove Historic District. Proceeds go towards the continued preservation of the circ...
May 10 Sunday

8th Annual Mother’s Day Bell Choir Concert - Hot Springs

210 Short Street, Hot Springs
Anthony Chapel Garvan Woodland Gardens
3 p.m. The Ringers of Hope bell choir from Amity perform. There will be a special section just for kids. Bring the whole family to treat mom to a program of beautiful mu...
May 10 Sunday

Quapaw Quarter Association's 51st Spring Tour of Homes - Little Rock

615 E Capitol, Little Rock
Locations around downtown
Join the QQA for our annual celebration of preservation by touring historic homes in the downtown area....
May 12 Tuesday

20th Annual Greening of the Garden - Fayetteville

4703 North Crossover Road, Fayetteville
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
Make plans to attend this year’s 20th Annual Greening of the Garden benefiting the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, which will include fine cuisine by Catering Unlimited, ...
May 14 Thursday

Timber! - Fayetteville

5/14/2015 - 5/15/2015
P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
It’s all about stunts and acrobatics in this toe-tapping musical by French Canadian circus company Cirque Alfonse. Taking inspiration from the woods surrounding their own...
May 14 Thursday

Thumbpicking Weekend Workshops - Mountain View

5/14/2015 - 5/16/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building and Music Auditorium
A gathering of guitarists dedicated to the thumb-picking tradition made popular by Merle Travis. Weekend events include instruction and workshops with some of the country...
May 14 Thursday

The Art Odyssey - Mountain Home

5/14/2015 - 5/16/2015
300 Library Hill, Mountain Home
Self Guided Tour of artists' studios in the Arkansas Ozarks. Offers opportunity to visit working studios of select artists, located in the Mountain Home, Baxter County a...
May 15 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
May 15 Friday

Greek Food Festival - Little Rock

5/15/2015 - 5/17/2015
1100 Napa Valley Drive, Little Rock
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday & Saturday. 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday....
May 15 Friday

Hansel and Gretel - Little Rock

5/15/2015 - 5/17/2015
P.O. Box 25812, Little Rock
Arkansas Arts Center
Arkansas Festival Ballet presents Hansel and Gretel, a storybook ballet....
May 16 Saturday

Fate and the Phoenix - Fort Smith

5111 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
ArcBest Performing Arts Center
The Fort Smith Symphony presents an exciting season-closing concert with works by Stravinsky, Beethoven and others. Violinist Bojidara Kouzmanova will perform Sarasate's...
May 16 Saturday

Arkansas Heritage Day - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
May is Arkansas Heritage Month, and you are invited to spend a Saturday discovering the state’s rich heritage in Arkansas’s first state park. History oriented...
May 16 Saturday

Kathleen Madigan: Madigan Again - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Over Kathleen Madigan’s 25-year career, she’s gone from one-nighters to theater gigs to headlining Vegas and once even packing in 300 nights on the road in a single year....
May 16 Saturday

Spring Dance Concert - Van Buren

P. O. Box 10071, Van Buren
Van Buren School District Fine Arts Center
Western Arkansas Ballet presents their annual Spring Dance Concert....
May 16 Saturday

The Gruffalo's Child - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
The Gruffalo’s Child begins with a warning: no Gruffalo should ever set foot alone in the deep, dark woods. But one wild and windy night, the Gruffalo’s daughter tiptoes ...
May 16 Saturday

Chamber Spring Bluegrass Festival - Washington

P.O.Box 1543, Washington
lawn of the 1874 Courthouse
Bluegrass music festival featuring local, regional, and nationally known groups....
May 16 Saturday

Walks Through History at Downtown Berryville - Berryville

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Berryville
Carroll County Courthouse
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
May 16 Saturday

Gardens on Tap - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
Gardens on Tap is a beer-tasting event with six local breweries participating. Stations will be created in Compton Gardens and near its conference center giving guests th...
May 17 Sunday

10th Annual Books in Bloom Literary Festival - Eureka Springs

PO Box 247, Eureka Springs
The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa
Books in Bloom is a literary festival attracting writers from all over the country for an afternoon of presentations, readings, and one-to-one conversations. Recent autho...
May 17 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
May 18 Monday

Civil War Roundtable of the Delta - Helena-West Helena

141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Beth El Heritage Hall
Dr. John House with the Arkansas Archeological Survey and Mark Christ with the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will discuss the discovery of the "Fagan Six" in Hel...
May 18 Monday

Territorial School Days - Pocahontas

5/18/2015 - 5/19/2015
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Arkansas Territory was not for those who were faint of heart. Teachers, bring your students out to Davidsonville Historic State Park for this special school event to...
May 19 Tuesday

Silver Screen Memories - Springdale

5/19/2015 - 3/26/2016
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
An exhibit about movies and movie-going in the Arkansas Ozarks....
May 20 Wednesday

The History of Springdale's First United Methodist Church - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program by longtime church members Earlene Brown Henry and Fay Marie Stafford Johnson....
May 21 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
May 22 Friday

Arkansas Jazz Experience - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Quapaw Bathhouse
Fourth Friday of the month, April-August, the Arkansas Jazz Combo presents a special guest musician in an intimate performance in an historic bathhouse building....
May 22 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
May 23 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

216 Bryant Road, Hot Springs
216 Bryant Road - travel 5 miles from downtown Hot Springs on Park Avenue, turn left on Highway 7 North, go about 1 mile, turn right Bryant Road and go 2 blocks.
29th Season Opening Concert features down-home southern gospel music, bluegrass gospel and plenty of old time country gospel in an outdoor amphitheater nestled in the hea...
May 23 Saturday

Fancy Nancy - Live at the Perot Theatre - Texarkana

321 West Fourth Street, Texarkana
Perot Theatre in Downtown Texarkana
The story of Fancy Nancy follows Nancy and her friends Bree, Rhonda, Wanda,and Lionel, who are going to be performing in their very first show, "Deep Sea Dances." Nancy i...
May 24 Sunday

Bushwackers and Scallywags - Civil War on the Sylamore - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
Immerse yourself in the realities of the Civil War in the Ozark mountain borderlands between the north and south. This outdoor presentation begins in the large auditorium...
May 24 Sunday

Sunday before Memorial Day Special Great Passion Play Performance - Eureka Springs

935 Passion Play Rd, Eureka Springs
Christ of the Ozarks
The Sunday before Memorial Day, join us at The Great Passion Play for a special performance dedicated to those who have given their lives for our country....
May 25 Monday

Veterans Celebration - Marvell

905 Carruth Ave., Marvell
Tri-County Fair Grounds Pavillion
11 a.m. Celebration honoring all veterans who proudly served our country. It's a wonderful opportunity to say thank you. Lunch served following the program....
May 28 Thursday

2015 British National Car Meet - Hot Springs

5/28/2015 - 5/30/2015
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Hot Springs Convention Center & Austin Hotel
No matter what British Marque you personally own, drive, show or dream about we invite everyone to join us in Hot Springs National Park 2015. ...
May 29 Friday

Guided Walking Tour of Compton Gardens - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
Compton Gardens and Conference Center
10 a.m. Enjoy a 45-minute guided walking tour of the native tree and plant garden at Compton Gardens and Conference Center. Tours run every Friday morning from March 27 t...
May 30 Saturday

Play it Forward Concert Series at The Walmart Museum - Bentonville

105 N. Main St., Bentonville
Bentonville Square
6 p.m. The 4TET is back with live jazz. Proceeds benefit Faith in Action. Doors open at 6. Tickets can be purchased in advance....
May 30 Saturday

Tribute to Johnny Cash Concert - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
Tonight we pay tribute to one of Arkansas's best-loved musicians with an all star band led by Johnny’s original drummer,  W.S. “Fluke” Holland....
May 31 Sunday

20th Annual Hot Springs Music Festival - Hot Springs

5/31/2015 - 6/13/2015
468 Prospect Avenue, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The Hot Springs Music Festival’s mission is twofold: (1) to provide performance experience and mentorship opportunities to especially talented international pre-professio...
Jun 1 Monday

In Our Galleries - Springdale

6/1/2015 - 7/3/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
David Holcomb's "Looking into the Sun" and Sasha Rayevskiy's "Tigersasha." Reception June 11t, 6-8 p.m. ...
Jun 2 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July....
Jun 4 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win....
Jun 4 Thursday

Autoharp Extravaganza - Mountain View

6/4/2015 - 6/6/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Three days of workshops and performances with the country’s best instructors and performers. Try different instructors, each teaching all levels of playing skill. C...
Jun 5 Friday

1st Friday Crafts - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Join the craft workshop on the 1st Friday of June, July, and August to explore American Indian arts and crafts. We will make American Indian games on th...
Jun 5 Friday

Downtown Art Walk - Russellville

320 W. C St., Russellville
Local art, music, refreshments and fun at this free quarterly event co-sponsored by Main Street Russellville and the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center....
Jun 5 Friday

Batesville Area Arts Council Summer Celebration - Batesville

226 E Main Street, Batesville
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Along with dinner, drinks, and a silent auction, there will also be live music performed by Danny Dozier, Sarah Roark, & John Parks. The silent a...
Jun 5 Friday

Sandwiching in History at St. Edward Catholic Church - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
St. Edward Catholic Church
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Jun 5 Friday

The Pockey Theatre Presents "The Odd Couple" - Hot Springs

6/5/2015 - 6/14/2015
170 Ravine St, Hot Springs
The Pocket Theatre
Neil Simon's hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version of The Odd Couple.Box office hours are Monday through Saturday from 11 to 2 starting the week of fir...
Jun 5 Friday

August: Osage County - Little Rock

6/5/2015 - 6/21/2015
601 Main Street, Little Rock
Arkansas Repertory Theatre Cindy Murphy Auditorium
One of the most critically acclaimed plays in recent Broadway history, featuring a darkly comedic portrait of the dysfunctional American family at its finest and absolute...
Jun 6 Saturday

Gourd Workshop - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Gourds have been used for centuries for a variety of purposes. Join the park interpreter and learn how to shape and decorate these unusual plants and create things like b...
Jun 6 Saturday

5th Annual Dance Fusion - Fort Smith

P. O. Box 10071, Fort Smith
Blue Lion Theatre
7:30 pm. Enjoy an array of talent and dance from our aspiring choreographers as we debut diverse pieces created and directed by our 2014-2015 Western Arkansas Ballet Pre-...
Jun 6 Saturday

Rock Porch Session - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
Jun 6 Saturday

Family History Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Come discover your ancestors by learning to do effective genealogy research at Powhatan Historic State Park! Topics covered will include oral history, using archival reco...
Jun 7 Sunday

Lorraine Cranford Summer Dance Workshop - Fort Smith

6/7/2015 - 6/12/2015
P. O. Box 10071, Fort Smith
Western Arkansas Ballet Studio
An intensive workshop for students 11 and up with a minimum of two years classical ballet training. The workshop features three levels of instruction, four hours of class...
Jun 9 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July....
Jun 11 Thursday

15th Annual Art of Wine Festival - The Winemaker's Dinner - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Celebrate the fruit of the vine with three unique evenings of food, friends and the world's finest wines at Arkansas's largest wine festival. At the Winemaker's Dinner, e...
Jun 12 Friday

15th Annual Art of Wine Festival - Uncorked! Wine Tasting - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Celebrate the fruit of the vine with three unique evenings of food, friends and the world's finest wines at Arkansas's largest wine festival. The Uncorked! Wine Tasting i...
Jun 12 Friday

Irish Music and Dance Heritage Weekend - Mountain View

6/12/2015 - 6/13/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building and Music Auditorium
Join us this weekend to celebrate our Irish heritage through music, dance, workshops, and food. Contact the park for a detailed schedule....
Jun 12 Friday

Magic/Bird - Rogers

6/12/2015 - 6/14/2015
317 W Walnut , Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Another first in Arkansas from the writer of Lombardi, Eric Simonson....
Jun 13 Saturday

English Paper Piecing Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
English paper piecing is a centuries-old form of quilt making in which fabric is wrapped around paper and hand sewn together. Join us to learn this easy, portable, and ac...
Jun 13 Saturday

15th Annual Art of Wine Festival - Premier Tasting - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Celebrate the fruit of the vine with three unique evenings of food, friends and the world's finest wines at Arkansas's largest wine festival. At the Premier Tasting you c...
Jun 13 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free monthly interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery on the 2nd Saturday of every month year round from 11 a.m.-no...
Jun 13 Saturday

Magic Springs Concert Series "Lecrae" - Hot Springs

1701 E. Grande Ave, Hot Springs
Timberwood Amphitheater
Thematically, one can find inspiration, faith and honesty in his music. If Oscar Wilde was correct when he said, "Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone...
Jun 13 Saturday

Walks Through History at the Marianna Commercial Historic District - Marianna

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Marianna
First Baptist Church Family Life Center
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
Jun 15 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session II - McNeil

6/15/2015 - 6/18/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
Kids ages 7-12 will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will learn the basics of conservation...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July. ...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Moonflowers & Mojitos - Fayetteville

4703 North Crossover Road, Fayetteville
Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
This beautiful cocktail party is the perfect evening event for enjoying the Garden and mixing and mingling with friends. Mojitos and hors d’oeuvres will be served amidst...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Archeology Daycamp - Scott

6/16/2015 - 6/18/2015
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Campers ages 8-12 will dig deeper into Arkansas’s past and learn that it is not what you find, but what you find out. Learn excavation and laboratory techniques and...
Jun 16 Tuesday

57th Annual Auto Show and Swap Meet - Morrilton

6/16/2015 - 6/20/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Museum of Automobiles
This annual Antique Car show is co-hosted by the Mid-American Old Time Automobile Association and the Museum of Automobiles on Petit Jean Mountain. Classic and vintage ve...
Jun 17 Wednesday

Children’s Day Camp – Ages 8-12 - Parkin

6/17/2015 - 6/19/2015
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
At this camp, youngsters will join the staff from Parkin Archeological State Park for three days of fun and learning. Part of the camp will happen right here at Parkin Ar...
Jun 17 Wednesday

Settlers Day Camp - Scott

6/17/2015 - 6/19/2015
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
This pioneer retreat will take your kids out for a blast into the past with a thrilling three-day camp for children ages 8-12. Join a park interpreter in this fun-filled ...
Jun 18 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Jun 18 Thursday

Million Dollar Quartet - Live at the Perot Theatre - Texarkana

321 West Fourth Street, Texarkana
Perot Theatre
The new smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins ...
Jun 18 Thursday

Magic/Bird - Rogers

6/18/2015 - 6/21/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Another first in Arkansas from the writer of Lombardi, Eric Simonson....
Jun 19 Friday

Artosphere Festival Orchestra - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
An exploration of the arts, nature and innovation. Now in its fifth year, the Orchestra features premier musicians from major symphonies, prestigious ensembles and distin...
Jun 19 Friday

36th Annual Craft Fest - Mountain Home

6/19/2015 - 6/20/2015
10 E. 7th St., Mountain Home
Educational Building, Baxter County Fairgrounds
Indoor arts & crafts show. Climate controlled. Food and beverages on site. Free parking....
Jun 19 Friday

Eureka Springs Blues Weekend - Eureka Springs

6/19/2015 - 6/21/2015
282 Spring Street , Eureka Springs
All Around Eureka Springs
Great blues music all around historic Eureka Springs....
Jun 20 Saturday

Summer Solstice Celebration - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Celebrate the arrival of summer with an array of outdoor activities for the whole family. Try your hand at using primitive style weapons, create and tak...
Jun 21 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
Jun 22 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session III - McNeil

6/22/2015 - 6/25/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Kids participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will learn the ...
Jun 23 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July....
Jun 23 Tuesday

Adventure Day Camp - Greenbrier

6/23/2015 - 6/25/2015
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow
This camp will introduce boys ages 7-11 to the wonders of the natural world. Through a variety of experiences including hiking, camping skills, kayaking, crafting, nature...
Jun 25 Thursday

String Band Camp - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Jam with and learn from some of the best string bands in the land. The weekend features instruction in banjo, fiddle, mandolin, and bass classes from some of the country&...
Jun 26 Friday

Arkansas Jazz Experience - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Quapaw Bathhouse
Fourth Friday of the month, April-August, the Arkansas Jazz Combo presents a special guest musician in an intimate performance in an historic bathhouse building....
Jun 27 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

216 Bryant Road, Hot Springs
216 Bryant Road - travel 5 miles from downtown Hot Springs on Park Avenue, turn left on Highway 7 North, go about 1 mile, turn right Bryant Road and go 2 blocks.
Concert featuring down-home southern gospel music, bluegrass gospel and plenty of old time country gospel in an outdoor amphitheater nestled in the heart of the Ouachita ...
Jun 27 Saturday

Drink the Garden - Bentonville

312 N. Main St., Bentonville
The Peel Mansion Museum & Heritage Gardens
Enjoy the heritage gardens of The Peel Mansion while sampling drinks and infusions made with locally-sourced ingredients. Local mixologists compete for the People's Choic...
Jun 27 Saturday

Beginner’s Crochet Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Have you always admired your grandmother’s crocheted scarves, doilies, and afghans, but never thought you could recreate them? You can, and it’s easier than y...
Jun 30 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July. ...
Jul 2 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Jul 3 Friday

1st Friday Crafts - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Join us on the 1st Friday of July to create American Indian arts and crafts. We will make and take home a gourd craft. All materials are provided!<...
Jul 3 Friday

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
Stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. Many galleries stay open until 9 p.m. often with music and complimentary r...
Jul 4 Saturday

Craft Day for Kids - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Catch a glimpse of what life was like throughout history in Parkin by creating fun crafts. Whether they make an arrowhead necklace to learn about the Mississippian Indian...
Jul 4 Saturday

Independence Day Games and Races - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
Having fun competing at cracker whistling, sack racing, egg carrying, and the watermelon seed spitting contest.  Free ice cold watermelon for everyone to enjoy on a ...
Jul 6 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session IV - McNeil

7/6/2015 - 7/9/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Each child will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will...
Jul 7 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July....
Jul 7 Tuesday

Adventure Day Camp - Greenbrier

7/7/2015 - 7/9/2015
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow
This camp will introduce girls ages 7-11 to the wonders of our natural world. Through a variety of experiences including hiking, camping skills, kayaking, crafting, natur...
Jul 7 Tuesday

History Detectives Day Camp - Powhatan

7/7/2015 - 7/9/2015
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Become a history detective this summer at Powhatan Historic State Park! Kids ages 7-12 are invited to explore the lives of 19th century children through living history de...
Jul 7 Tuesday

5th Annual Fleur Delicious Weekend - Eureka Springs

7/7/2015 - 7/12/2015
5 Center Street, Eureka Springs
Citywide
A celebration of all the senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. A French-themed week in which restaurants, bars, art galleries, boutiques, spas, and music venues...
Jul 9 Thursday

Oklahoma! at the Royal Theatre - Benton

7/9/2015 - 7/19/2015
2998 Oakbrook, Benton
Royal Theatre
This was the first musical written by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II and one of the most popular plays in American theatre. Thursday-Saturday perfor...
Jul 10 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the North Little Rock City Hall - North Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, North Little Rock
North Little Rock City Hall
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Jul 10 Friday

Hot Springs Quiltfest 2015 - Hot Springs

7/10/2015 - 7/11/2015
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Hot Springs Convention Center
Presented by the Hot Springs Area Quilt Guild. NQA judged show with more than 200 quilts, Opportunity Quilt, and more than 20 vendors....
Jul 10 Friday

QuiltFest 2015 Inspiration is Everywhere - Hot Springs

7/10/2015 - 7/11/2015
165 Amberwood Trail, Hot Springs
Hall A
6th bi-annual QuiltFest Quilt Show is sponsored by The Hot Springs Area Quilt Guild. More than 200 entrees on display, certified judges, cash awards, viewers choice, quil...
Jul 10 Friday

ACO Summer Musical - Springdale

7/10/2015 - 7/12/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Always one of the ACO's most popular presentations, the summer musical opens our season. Please call our box office for information....
Jul 11 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free monthly interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery on the 2nd Saturday of every month year round from 11 a.m.-no...
Jul 11 Saturday

Homegoods Day - Scott

Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Plantation Agriculture Museum invites everyone to journey back to our pioneering roots during our first annual Homegoods Day. Homemakers and crafters from around Arkansa...
Jul 11 Saturday

Lace, Loops, and Laughter: Beginner’s Tatting Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Tatting, a very old form of lace-making, reached its peak during Victorian times. Learn how to make bookmarks, lace collars, doilies, and more with the Victorian method o...
Jul 13 Monday

Day Camp - Mountain View

7/13/2015 - 7/17/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
This five-day camp for young people ages 8-12 features traditional Ozark activities such as pottery making, soap sculptures, tie dye, music, and a whole lot of other grea...
Jul 13 Monday

11th Annual T Tauri Movie Camp - Batesville

7/13/2015 - 7/25/2015
195 Peel Road, Batesville
Independence Hall, Univ of AR Community College and Fellowship Bible Church
Two-day to four-day video production workshops for kids and teens. Offerings include Script to Screen Narrative Filmmaking, Music Video, and Stop Motion Animation....
Jul 14 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July....
Jul 14 Tuesday

Discovery Day Camp - Jersey

7/14/2015 - 7/16/2015
Moro Bay State Park, Jersey
Visitor Information Center
This annual summer camp for kids ages 7-13 provides a fun way to get your child excited about nature with a variety of hands-on activities, including arts and c...
Jul 15 Wednesday

Valley Voyage Day Camp - Russellville

7/15/2015 - 7/17/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
The camp is open to kids ages 8-12. Camp registration includes meals and supplies. Campers will delve into the history of the area through activities and fun in our Valle...
Jul 16 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Jul 16 Thursday

ACO Summer Musical - Springdale

7/16/2015 - 7/19/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Always one of ACO's most popular presentations, the summer musical opens our season. Please call our box office for information....
Jul 18 Saturday

Summer Star Party - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Centr...
Jul 18 Saturday

Walks Through History at Downtown Malvern - Malvern

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Malvern
Hot Springs County Courthouse
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
Jul 19 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
Jul 20 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session V - McNeil

7/20/2015 - 7/23/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Each child will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will...
Jul 21 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July....
Jul 22 Wednesday

Youth Day Camp – Ages 13-16 - Parkin

7/22/2015 - 7/24/2015
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Teenagers, tour Parkin and some of northeast Arkansas’s other unique parks. There will be activities like kayaking, fishing, swimming, hiking, crafts, and even a fe...
Jul 23 Thursday

Mountain Dulcimer Workshop - Mountain View

7/23/2015 - 7/25/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Workshops, jams, and fun! This weekend features specialized instruction for all levels of play. For a detailed schedule of events and registration information visit us on...
Jul 24 Friday

Arkansas Jazz Experience - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Quapaw Bathhouse
Fourth Friday of the month, April-August, the Arkansas Jazz Combo presents a special guest musician in an intimate performance in an historic bathhouse building....
Jul 24 Friday

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

7/24/2015 - 7/26/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Based on the Oscar® winning DreamWorks film that started it all, Shrek The Musical brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stag...
Jul 25 Saturday

9th Annual Red River Heritage Symposium - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
This symposium will focus on the concluding year of the Civil War...
Jul 25 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

216 Bryant Road, Hot Springs
216 Bryant Road - travel 5 miles from downtown Hot Springs on Park Avenue, turn left on Highway 7 North, go about 1 mile, turn right Bryant Road and go 2 blocks.
Concert featuring down-home southern gospel music, bluegrass gospel and plenty of old time country gospel in an outdoor amphitheater nestled in the heart of the Ouachita ...
Jul 25 Saturday

Canning Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Putting up fruits and vegetables in your home is as easy as pie. If you would like to enjoy fresh ingredients from your garden all year round, join us to discover the nea...
Jul 28 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July. ...
Jul 28 Tuesday

Ozark Folk School - Summer Session - Mountain View

7/28/2015 - 8/1/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Spend an entire week immersed in learning a new traditional craft or just a day polishing up your skills. Preregistration is required. Visit
Jul 29 Wednesday

Adventure Camp - Russellville

7/29/2015 - 7/31/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
This camp will get youths ages 12-15 out in nature to explore our resources. We will hike, kayak, fish, learn about our surroundings, and discover the wonders that nature...
Jul 29 Wednesday

Ouachita Expressions Art Show - Mena

7/29/2015 - 9/2/2015
607 Mena Street, Mena
Downtown Mena
Ouachita Expressions is Mena Art Gallery's longest-running competition. Categories include painting, drawing, photography and three-dimensional art. ...
Jul 30 Thursday

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Based on the Oscar® winning DreamWorks film that started it all, Shrek The Musical brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stag...
Jul 30 Thursday

Selections from the Permanent Collection - Fort Smith

7/30/2015 - 11/1/2015
1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
479-784-2787   •   fsram.org
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
Showcases select works from the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum's extensive permanent collection. Tuesday-Saturday 11-6 p.m. Sunday 1-5 p.m....
Jul 31 Friday

The Pocket Theatre presents "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten" - Hot Springs

7/31/2015 - 8/9/2015
170 Ravine St, Hot Springs
The Pocket Theatre
The Pocket Theatre presents "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten". It's an evening of theatrical storytelling in revue format, with monologues, dialogues,...
Aug 1 Saturday

Rock Porch Session - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
Aug 1 Saturday

History Canoe Float - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Join park staff for a celebration of Davidsonville's 200th anniversary with a history themed float on the Black River from Davidsonville to Powhatan. We will stop along t...
Aug 2 Sunday

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Based on the Oscar® winning DreamWorks film that started it all, Shrek The Musical brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stag...
Aug 3 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session VI - McNeil

8/3/2015 - 8/6/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Each child will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will...
Aug 4 Tuesday

Cool Comforts Workshops - Mountain View

8/4/2015 - 8/5/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Learn how to make cool comfort foods and take hands-on craft workshops to cool you off. Morning workshops end with an Herbal Tea Party at 3 p.m. Contact the park to regis...
Aug 5 Wednesday

Wild Adventures Day Camp - Russellville

8/5/2015 - 8/7/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
This camp is open to kids ages 8-12. Camp registration includes meals and supplies. Campers will explore all that Lake Dardanelle has to offer. Call the park for more det...
Aug 6 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Aug 6 Thursday

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

8/6/2015 - 8/9/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Based on the Oscar® winning DreamWorks film that started it all, Shrek The Musical brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stag...
Aug 7 Friday

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
Stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. Many galleries stay open until 9 p.m. often with music and complimentary r...
Aug 7 Friday

1st Friday Crafts - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Join us on the 1st Friday of August to create American Indian arts and crafts. Everyone will make and take home a craft made of self-hardened...
Aug 7 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Oak Forest United Methodist Church - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Oak Forest United Methodist Church
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Aug 8 Saturday

Watersheds of War: Life As An Arkansas Confederate Soldier on the Line - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Ball Field Area
Meet some Arkansas Confederate Soldiers and learn what daily life was like during the Civil War. Listen to the stories and see what personal items they found most importa...
Aug 8 Saturday

Watersheds of War: Empty Cupboards & Scarce Game - Newport

Jacksonport State Park, Newport
Campground
There were times of hunger and deprivation in Civil War Jacksonport, but the residents developed ingenious ways of making do with what they had. Meet with a park interpre...
Aug 8 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free monthly interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery on the 2nd Saturday of every month year round from 11 a.m.-no...
Aug 8 Saturday

Williamsburg Basket Weaving Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
There is something about weaving a basket that takes you back to a simpler time and place. With today's busy lifestyle, we all need to find a relaxing and enjoyable hobby...
Aug 8 Saturday

Women of Mountain Music Concert - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
This popular annual event features an all-women cast of performers from our region who share the passion of musical traditions still alive in these hills....
Aug 13 Thursday

3rd Annual Beading in the Ozarks Retreat - Eureka Springs

8/13/2015 - 8/16/2015
P. O. Box 235, Eureka Springs
Best Western Inn of the Ozarks
A three day retreat featuring bead weaving instruction from the best bead artists in the world....
Aug 14 Friday

Mountains, Music & Motorcycles - Mountain View

8/14/2015 - 8/16/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Mountain View Town Square
Sponsored and promoted by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce. Book your lodging early in the biker-friendly Cabins at Dry Creek (at the Ozark Folk Center), enjoy home-...
Aug 15 Saturday

Bead Making Workshop - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
One of the greatest Spanish artifacts found at Parkin is the glass chevron bead, which was possibly traded by a member of the de Soto expedition to an inhabitant of ancie...
Aug 15 Saturday

Gourd Workshop - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Gourds have been used for centuries for a variety of purposes. Join the park interpreter and learn how to shape and decorate these unusual plants and create things like b...
Aug 15 Saturday

Walks Through History at Downtown Bradford (White County) - Bradford

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Bradford
Downtown Bradford
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
Aug 15 Saturday

Summer Star Party - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Centr...
Aug 16 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
Aug 20 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Aug 22 Saturday

Cultural Celebration - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Join us in celebrating the many aspects of our past that created the great culture in the River Valley. There will be programming and festivities all day. Call the park f...
Aug 22 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

216 Bryant Road, Hot Springs
216 Bryant Road - travel 5 miles from downtown Hot Springs on Park Avenue, turn left on Highway 7 North, go about 1 mile, turn right Bryant Road and go 2 blocks.
Concert featuring down-home southern gospel music, bluegrass gospel and plenty of old time country gospel in an outdoor amphitheater nestled in the heart of the Ouachita ...
Aug 22 Saturday

A Trial by Jury Dinner Party - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Justice is served and you are the jury. After enjoying an evening Dutch oven meal, guests will proceed to the 1888 Courthouse. There, they will take part in a living hist...
Aug 27 Thursday

6th Annual Fayetteville Roots Festival - Fayetteville

8/27/2015 - 8/30/2015
865 N Lewis Ave, Fayetteville
Downtown Fayetteville
An urban festival focusing on roots music and local food with more than 40 musical acts. Highlights local farmers in the local chef prepared food court....
Aug 28 Friday

Arkansas Jazz Experience - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Quapaw Bathhouse
Fourth Friday of the month, April-August, the Arkansas Jazz Combo presents a special guest musician in an intimate performance in an historic bathhouse building....
Aug 29 Saturday

2nd Annual Villagestock - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-10 p.m. From the blues to rock to Top 40 and modern alternative rock, bands selected provide music sure to delight all. Join the rhythmic drum circle in between band se...
Aug 29 Saturday

The Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow
This country was divided in masses by war, but searching for peace. The Civil War raged on for a short period of time, but it left a lasting impact on many people. Join p...
Aug 30 Sunday

Legacy Week - Russellville

8/30/2015 - 9/7/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Join park staff as we share the history of Lake Dardanelle to preserve our past while strengthening our appreciation of the park for future generations. There will be pro...
Sep 1 Tuesday

A Cast of Blues - Helena-West Helena

9/1/2015 - 10/17/2015
141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Delta Cultural Center
A celebration of Mississippi’s rich musical heritage, "A Cast of Blue"s features 15 resin-cast masks of blues legends created by artist Sharon McConnell-Dickerson. “A lif...
Sep 2 Wednesday

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week - Morrilton

9/2/2015 - 9/7/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
In 1923 Petit Jean became the first state park in Arkansas thanks to the efforts of Dr. T.W. Hardison. In 1933, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) laid the foundation ...
Sep 2 Wednesday

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week - Scott

9/2/2015 - 9/7/2015
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Join Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park in celebrating this unique mound complex that was the cultural center of the Plum Bayou people, who interacted with their envi...
Sep 2 Wednesday

Village Creek State Park Legacy Week - Wynne

9/2/2015 - 9/7/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Visitor Center
Village Creek State Park is a special place for many reasons. Discover the hidden stories of the park, find out why we have a park here, and get the chance to conserve th...
Sep 3 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Sep 3 Thursday

Tribute to Grandpa Jones Banjo Workshop Weekend - Mountain View

9/3/2015 - 9/5/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Banjo workshops and classes. Saturday frailing competition from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Evening concerts feature Ramona Jones and the Jones Family Band and special celebrity pe...
Sep 4 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Shiloh Baptist Church - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Shiloh Baptist Church
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Sep 4 Friday

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
Stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. Many galleries stay open until 9 p.m. often with music and complimentary r...
Sep 4 Friday

Downtown Art Walk - Russellville

320 W. C St., Russellville
Local art, music, refreshments and fun at this free quarterly event co-sponsored by Main Street Russellville and the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center....
Sep 4 Friday

Ultimate Oldies Concert - Rector

409 S Stewart, Rector
Rector Community Center
A blend of 50's, 60's, 70's hits performed by ten singers and seven band members that will give you a night to remember....
Sep 4 Friday

Labor Day Weekend - Powhatan

9/4/2015 - 9/7/2015
Lake Charles State Park, Powhatan
TBA

Celebrate the official end of summer with us at Lake Charles State Park! Camping, hiking, fishing, and of course a ton of activities and programs to keep the whole fam...

Sep 5 Saturday

Fall Star Party - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Centr...
Sep 5 Saturday

Rock Porch Session featuring Rupert Wates - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Monthly session featuring music by Rupert Wates, a singer/songwriter born in London. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
Sep 5 Saturday

Watersheds of War: Making Nature's Medicines - Newport

Jacksonport State Park, Newport
Courtroom
An explanation of how physicians, yarb doctors, and granny women treated patients with botanicals found at river's edge during and after the Civil War. Medicinal principl...
Sep 5 Saturday

64th Annual Clothesline Fair - Prairie Grove

9/5/2015 - 9/7/2015
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Park Grounds
At this Ozark Arts & Crafts Exhibition, which started in 1951, explore more than 100 craft booths with vendors demonstrating and selling their wares. Living history, ...
Sep 6 Sunday

Arkansas State Park Legacy Weekend - Hands on in the Park - Mountain View

9/6/2015 - 9/7/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
Celebrating the living tradition of Ozark crafts and music - our legacy as an Arkansas State Park. In addition to the regular Tuesday – Saturday week,  this we...
Sep 11 Friday

Folk Dance Days - Mountain View

9/11/2015 - 9/13/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Three days of workshops for people of all ages that focus on traditional dance styles such as clogging, jig dancing, and contra dances. This event is Friday, Saturday, an...
Sep 11 Friday

School of the Soldier: Artillery - Powhatan

9/11/2015 - 9/13/2015
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
This two-day school focuses on artillery in mid-19th century America. Participants can immerse themselves in the Victorian era and learn the skills needed for ...
Sep 11 Friday

Nevada County Fair - Prescott

9/11/2015 - 9/19/2015
PO Box 307, Prescott
Nevada County Fairgrounds
The fair kicks off with a parade downtown. Handmade crafts, jelly, jam and other exhibits. Cattle, goat and hog show added to the fun at the fair....
Sep 12 Saturday

Artisan Market - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Shop for jewelry, pottery, woodworking and more at this quarterly event featuring the work of area artisans....
Sep 12 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free monthly interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery on the 2nd Saturday of every month year round from 11 a.m.-no...
Sep 12 Saturday

Annual Lee Creek Clean Up - West Fork

Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Horse Camp Day Use area on Hwy 220
Join area groups and individuals as we clean up Lee Creek, the creek that runs through the park. Cleaner water means a cleaner park for everyone. You are invited to help....
Sep 12 Saturday

38th Ozark Quilt Fair - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. New and antique quilts for show and sale....
Sep 12 Saturday

38th Ozark Quilt Fair - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring new and antique quilts for show and sale. ...
Sep 15 Tuesday

4th Annual Fine Arts for Exceptional Hearts - Cabot

207 W Plaza, Cabot
Cabot National Guard Armory
6 p.m. Guests will be treated to a lovely seated dinner, inspirational performances and silent and live auction. Proceeds benefit LEDC serving children and adults with ...
Sep 16 Wednesday

"With My Nose to the Grindstone: The Rebirth of War Eagle Mill" - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program by former mill owner Zoe Caywood....
Sep 16 Wednesday

Tour of the East - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
The Delta Region has much of Arkansas’s rich history written within its boundaries. From Arkansas’s first capitol to a Japanese internment camp, the East side...
Sep 17 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Sep 18 Friday

Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour - Mountain View

9/18/2015 - 9/20/2015
P.O. Box 133, Mountain View
Visit the studios of local artisans as they demonstrate and display their crafts. Tour maps available for visitors to find the studios. An excellent opportunity to shop e...
Sep 19 Saturday

American Indian Herbs and Remedies - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Come learn about the practical aspect of health and healing with plants and herbs used by many Native Americans, even some used right here at ancient Casqui. Rediscover a...
Sep 19 Saturday

Trial by Jury Dinner - Washington

PO Box 129, Washington
Williams' Tavern Restaurant
Justice is served and you are the jury. After enjoying an evening meal at Williams’ Tavern Restaurant, guests will proceed to the 1836 Courthouse. There they will t...
Sep 19 Saturday

Fall Martin House - Wilson

Hampson Archeological Museum State Park, Wilson
Hampson Archeological Museum State Park
Prehistoric people had problems with crows and other birds eating their crops just like we do today. Join us and discover how gourd birdhouses protected crops, then make ...
Sep 19 Saturday

3rd Annual Legends of Arkansas - Little Rock

1610 S. FILLMORE, Little Rock
Riverfront Park
An all-day, family-friendly live music and art festival. All-Arkansas, grassroots, music and art festival celebrates some of the best artists and musicians in Arkansas, a...
Sep 19 Saturday

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop - Hot Springs

Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Pavilion
Join us for a workshop on the joys of Dutch oven cooking. We will make several dishes as we discuss the history and process of cooking over a fire with cast iron cookware...
Sep 20 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
Sep 26 Saturday

4th annual Frosted Pumpkin Market - Russellville

411 sims hollow rd, Russellville
4th annual frosted pumpkin market is a arts and craft market on a farm setting, we have wonderful returning and new vendors. We also have a petting zoo, hay rides, music ...
Sep 26 Saturday

Past Times in the Park - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Step back in time at Powhatan Historic State Park! Children can visit the 1887 Commercial Building to send a telegram, do farmstead chores at the Ficklin-Imboden Log Cabi...
Oct 1 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Oct 1 Thursday

Sumptuous Herb Harvest Supper - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Skillet Restaurant
Join us for a wonderfully educational meal while enjoying the foods and folkways. Reception hosted by the Herb Society of America’s Ozark Unit members. Contact the ...
Oct 2 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the White-Baucum House - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
White-Baucum House
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Oct 2 Friday

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
Stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. Many galleries stay open until 9 p.m. often with music and complimentary r...
Oct 2 Friday

Herb Harvest Festival - Mountain View

10/2/2015 - 10/3/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Nationally known and regional herbalists and local herbal merchants will share their knowledge in this annual seminar. This year’s festival will focus on connecting...
Oct 2 Friday

A Tribute to Jimmy Driftwood - Mountain View

10/2/2015 - 10/3/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
Jimmy Driftwood was a native-born Ozark singer and songwriter who was famous for his Grammy winning song “Battle of New Orleans.” He was also instrumental in ...
Oct 2 Friday

The Pocket Theatre Presents "Bingo! The Winning Musical" - Hot Springs

10/2/2015 - 10/11/2015
170 Ravine St, Hot Springs
The Pocket Theatre
Best friends and Bingo pals Vern, Honey and Patsy brave a terrible storm in order to attend the yearly celebration of the birth of Bingo and tribute to its founder, Edwin...
Oct 3 Saturday

Dutch Oven Workshop - Bluff City

White Oak Lake State Park, Bluff City
Join a park interpreter and learn the techniques of cooking outside with iron cookware, a longtime state park tradition. Learn cooking basics, recipes, and then cook up a...
Oct 10 Saturday

Summerfest Uptown - Hot Springs

100 Park Ave, Hot Springs
Park Ave. Block
This month's theme/event is "Chili and Cornbread Cookoff." A seven-block festival designed to showcase the beauty and safety of Historic Park Avenue. Park your car and w...
Oct 10 Saturday

Walks Through History at Cane Hill (Washington County) - Cane Hill

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Cane Hill
Cane Hill College
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
Oct 10 Saturday

Get to the Point: Flintknapping - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Blast back into the past to make stone points like the ones used by American Indians. Learn basic techniques and information needed to create your very own projectile poi...
Oct 10 Saturday

Artifact I.D. Day - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Solve a mystery! Have you ever wanted to know more about those “arrowheads” and pottery pieces that you found as a kid? Bring them to the visitor center to le...
Oct 10 Saturday

Primitive Pottery Workshop - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
One of the special features at Parkin Archeological State Park is the collection of American Indian pottery found at the site and on display in the museum. A wide variety...
Oct 14 Wednesday

Spanker Creek Farm Arts, Crafts & More - Bentonville

10/14/2015 - 10/18/2015
P.O. Box 5644, Bentonville
1/2 mile east of Walgreens
Come out and enjoy the many exhibits and foods in this unique, outdoor market experience. ...
Oct 15 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Oct 15 Thursday

47th Annual Bella Vista Arts and Crafts Festival - Bella Vista

10/15/2015 - 10/17/2015
312 Town Center W, Bella Vista
The Bella Vista Arts & Crafts Festival is proud to continue the promise to our visitors that they will only find the highest quality, most unique and completely artisan-c...
Oct 15 Thursday

War Eagle Fair - Hindsville

10/15/2015 - 10/18/2015
PO Box 796 , Hindsville
War Eagle Mills Farm
The War Eagle Fair began in 1954. It was started as a way for crafters from across the Ozarks region to display their works. It continues today over 60 years later with t...
Oct 17 Saturday

Fall Star Party - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Centr...
Oct 17 Saturday

Ghost Walks - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Powhatan and Northeast Arkansas have a long, rich history, so it only makes sense that there are probably a few ghosts still wandering around. Century-old buildings, the ...
Oct 17 Saturday

Scout Jamboree - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts may earn their Indian Heritage Award, available through the Quapaw Boy Scout Council, by participating in this jamboree. Scouts will enjoy progr...
Oct 17 Saturday

Saddle Up For St. Jude - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Equestrian Camp
Join us in our effort to help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. We will have children's horse and wagon rides, an auction, lunch, a barbeque dinner, music, and other...
Oct 17 Saturday

Sheep to Shawl Hand Woven Fashion Show and Demonstration - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Join shepherds, spinners, and weavers as they take wool from the sheep to create wonderful wraps for winter warmth. In the afternoon, we will have a Handwoven Fashion Sho...
Oct 21 Wednesday

The Ordinary Life of Extraordinary Minnie - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program based on the diaries and letters of Searcy County, Arkansas, resident Minnie Atteberry, by Brooks Blevins, professor of Ozark studies at Missouri State...
Oct 21 Wednesday

"The Ordinary Life of Extraordinary Minnie" - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program based on the diaries and lettes of Searcy County resident Minnie Atteberry, by Brooks Blevins, professor of Ozarks studies at Missouri State University...
Oct 24 Saturday

Outdoor Dutch Oven Chili Dinner - Scott

Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Cast-iron Dutch ovens bring in the fall season with their delicious smells and flavors that anyone can cook in their own backyard. Join us at the Plantation Agriculture ...
Oct 24 Saturday

Dutch Oven Workshop - West Fork

Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Cafe Pavillion by the store
Dutch oven cooking is not only delicious, it’s also fun to do when you’re camping or even at home. Join park staff and volunteers to learn all you need to kno...
Oct 24 Saturday

Keeping House & Home Together: Experiences of a Confederate Wife - Newport

Jacksonport State Park, Newport
Jacksonport Courthouse Courtroom
Many Confederate wives experienced independence for the very first time while their husbands were serving in the Confederate Army. Today, our visitors will meet one of th...
Oct 24 Saturday

Haunted Night on the Battlefield - Prairie Grove

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Amphitheater
The year’s event will include a self-guided tour of information booths and a historical scene around the Borden House area. You will find stations that focus on dif...
Oct 31 Saturday

All Things Pumpkin! - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
It's Halloween and time to carve those pumpkins! In this fun and easy workshop you will learn more about the historic uses of pumpkins while you carve. We will also cook ...
Nov 2 Monday

Civil War Roundtable of the Delta - Helena-West Helena

141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Beth El Heritage Hall
Nancy Dane, Civil War historian, writer, and lecturer, will discuss how she used papers from the Southern Claims Commission to write her historical novel, "A Difference o...
Nov 4 Wednesday

Energetic Still-Life Painting & How to Market Your Art: Workshop by Qiang Huang - Fort Smith

11/4/2015 - 11/6/2015
1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
479-784-2787   •   fsram.org
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
10 a.m.–5 p.m. Qiang’s approach to still-life painting is demonstrated with particular focus on composing dramatic setups by observing the light distribution and using bo...
Nov 5 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
Historic Downtown
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Nov 5 Thursday

Annual Mountain View Bluegrass Association's Fall Festival - Mountain View

11/5/2015 - 11/7/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
Held at the Ozark Folk Center State Park and is sponsored and promoted by the Mountain View Blue Grass Association.  Visit
Nov 6 Friday

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
Stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. Many galleries stay open until 9 p.m. often with music and complimentary r...
Nov 6 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Thomas M. Clifton House - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Thomas M. Clifton House
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Nov 6 Friday

National Native American Heritage Month - Wickes

11/6/2015 - 11/8/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Why do we celebrate National Native American Heritage Month? On August 3, 1990 President of the United States George H. W. Bush declared the month of November National Am...
Nov 7 Saturday

Chili and Cornbread Dutch Oven Workshop - Powhatan

Lake Charles State Park, Powhatan
Nature Center

Baby it is COLD outside! Chili and cornbread are a great way to warm up on a cold day. Join park staff as we experiment with different recipes and various ingredients ...

Nov 7 Saturday

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop - Hot Springs

Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Pavilion
Cooking outdoors with a cast-iron Dutch oven is a time honored state park tradition. Join us for this hands-on demonstration. Registration is required by November 5....
Nov 7 Saturday

6th Annual Fall Craft Sale and Used Book Sale - Little Rock

9 Carmel Lane, Little Rock
Grace Lutheran Church
Features 25 artisans and vendors with unique items from jewelry to soup mixes, baby items to Christmas decorations. Lots of great shopping for gifts, home decor and just ...
Nov 7 Saturday

Ouachita Arts Celebration - Mena

199 Ryder Ln., Mena
Downtown Art District
Mena's downtown art district brings together a special event to enrich the arts. Local artists & artisans come together to share their works. Throughout the day you learn...
Nov 10 Tuesday

Pippin - Fayetteville

11/10/2015 - 11/15/2015
495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Pippin is Broadway's high-flying, death-defying hit musical. Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, it wi...
Nov 12 Thursday

Make It a Handmade Christmas - Mountain View

11/12/2015 - 11/14/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Start your handmade family holiday traditions here. Sign up for craft classes to make your own Old World Santa, weave a scarf, tie a broom, and much more.  Contact t...
Nov 14 Saturday

Davidsonville 200 Lecture Series - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Pavilion #1
In celebration of Davidsonville's 200th anniversary we will be hosting a lecture series focusing on the history of the town and the area and featuring distinquished speak...
Nov 14 Saturday

Casqui Foods - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
While the ancient inhabitants of Parkin didn’t have pizza and cheeseburgers to enjoy, they had a varied and healthy diet. Bring your family and friends to experienc...
Nov 14 Saturday

"NEW" Trial by Jury 1880 - Washington

PO Box 129, Washington
Williams' Tavern Restaurant
Experience justice in 1880 Washington as you take part in a new twist on the popular “Trial by Jury” series. This trial is a re-enactment of an actual murder ...
Nov 14 Saturday

Fun & Frills Soap Making Workshop - Scott

Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Celebrate the holidays and join the museum staff for fun, innovative ways of making cold process soaps and homemade gifts. We will play with colors, glitters, swirl tech...
Nov 14 Saturday

Soap Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Creating soap is not a difficult process – no more challenging than following a recipe for pastry and turning it into pie. Come join us in learning the art of makin...
Nov 14 Saturday

Walks Through History at the Batesville Commercial Historic District - Batesville

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Batesville
Landers Theater
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
Nov 18 Wednesday

"The Music Archeology of the Prehistoric Ozarks" - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A program by Jim Rees, retired educator and volunteer with the Arkansas Archeological Survey and the University of Arkansas Museum Collections....
Nov 19 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Nov 20 Friday

The Nutcracker Ballet - Batesville

11/20/2015 - 11/21/2015
40 Parker Drive, Batesville
866-468-6238   •   nadt.info
Independence Hall
The North Arkansas Dance Theatre presents the 11th Anniversary presentation of the Nutcracker Ballet. Nov 18th at 7:00 pm and Nov 19th at 2:30 and 7:00 pm. ...
Nov 20 Friday

Ozark Storytellers Gathering - Mountain View

11/20/2015 - 11/22/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Tall tales are an Ozark tradition. Join us Friday evening for a storytelling performance in the White Oak Theater and Saturday and Sunday for a full slate of storytelling...
Nov 21 Saturday

Basket Weaving Workshop - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh In Pavilion
Basket making was an important task for every pioneer. Weave your own basket in this hands-on class and reflect on those who lived in this area before it was a state park...
Nov 24 Tuesday

Annie - Fayetteville

11/24/2015 - 11/29/2015
495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
The world’s best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production...
Nov 26 Thursday

Thanksgiving Day Buffet and Gospel Concert - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Skillet Restaurant and White Oak Auditorium
Turkey, dressing, and all the fixin’s on a convenient buffet from 11 a.m  to 3 p.m. The Craft Village will be open all day for your holiday shopping enjoyment,...
Nov 27 Friday

Green Friday in the Craft Village - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
“Use it up or wear it out, make it do or do without.” See how our crafts people use local resources, ranging from a waste vegetable oil kiln to found item ins...
Nov 27 Friday

Ozark Holiday House Concert - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
White Oak Auditorium
Enjoy all your favorite holiday music in the White Oak Theater....
Nov 27 Friday

Green Friday - Mena

Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
Are you looking for a relaxing way to spend the Friday after Thanksgiving away from all the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping? We’ll have s...
Dec 3 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
Dec 4 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Mandelbaum-Pfeifer House - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Mandelbaum-Pfeifer House
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Dec 4 Friday

A White Hall Community Christmas - White Hall

P O Box 20429, White Hall
James "Jitters" Morgan Community Center
6:30 p.m. Lighting of the Community Center Christmas Tree, a visit with Santa and his faithful elf. Games and prizes, booths, choirs and bands. There will also be refresh...
Dec 4 Friday

The 50th Annual Candlelight Service - Friday - Conway

1600 Washington Ave, Conway
Greene Chapel
7:30 p.m. The Hendrix College Choir presents a Service of Lessons and Carols modeled after the one offered annually at King's College in Cambridge, England. ...
Dec 4 Friday

The Pocket Theatre presents "Greetings!" - Hot Springs

12/4/2015 - 12/13/2015
170 Ravine St, Hot Springs
The Pocket Theatre
Though a play for all seasons, Greetings! is ideal for groups wanting something special to put on at Christmas/Hanukkah time. The Off-Broadway production starred Darren M...
Dec 5 Saturday

Holiday Open House - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Come see Powhatan Historic State Park decked out in its Victorian Christmas finery! Join us for a family-oriented day of crafts, tours, activities, and refreshments. Cont...
Dec 5 Saturday

The 50th Annual Candlelight Service - Saturday - Conway

1600 Washington Ave, Conway
Greene Chapel
7:30 p.m. The Hendrix College Choir presents a Service of Lessons and Carols modeled after the one offered annually at King's College in Cambridge, England. ...
Dec 5 Saturday

Historic Handmade Holidays - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Get in the holiday spirit by learning how to make homemade Christmas ornaments like the 20th Century folks from Sawdust Hill, which is the current location of ...
Dec 5 Saturday

Christmas Open House - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
See the park’s Mather Lodge dressed in its Christmas finery. Enjoy family oriented arts and crafts activities and seasonal entertainment. Contact the park for a sch...
Dec 5 Saturday

29th Annual Christmas and Candlelight - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
You and your family will be in awe of the natural beauty that candlelit streets provide as you stroll through our historic village and d
Dec 5 Saturday

Christmas Open House - Civil War Living History Weekend - Prairie Grove

12/5/2015 - 12/6/2015
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Park Grounds
Christmas will be in the air as in the days of the Civil War at Prairie Grove Battlefield. Wh...
Dec 6 Sunday

The 50th Annual Candlelight Service - Sunday - Conway

1600 Washington Ave, Conway
Greene Chapel
7:30 p.m. The Hendrix College Choir presents a Service of Lessons and Carols modeled after the one offered annually at King's College in Cambridge, England. Reservations ...
Dec 9 Wednesday

5th Annual Christmas Musical Extravaganza at Garvan Woodland Gardens - Hot Springs

210 Short Street, Hot Springs
Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens
6:30 p.m. The Ringers of Hope Bell Choir and the Ouachita Hills String Ensemble and Chorale present their Christmas musical extravaganza. There is a special section just...
Dec 11 Friday

Christmas Buffet and Holiday Concert - Mountain View

12/11/2015 - 12/12/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Skillet Restaurant
Enjoy a delicious holiday meal at the Skillet Restaurant and get ready for the holiday season with this fun dinner theater performance....
Dec 12 Saturday

Holiday Candle Making Workshop - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Candles were a vital part of frontier life and pioneers had to make their own with materials they had on hand. Join the park interpreter to learn the history of candle ma...
Dec 12 Saturday

29th Annual Christmas and Candlelight - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
You and your family will be in awe of the natural beauty that candlelit streets provide as you stroll through our histo...
Dec 12 Saturday

Basket Weaving - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
The mounds at Toltec were built by the Plum Bayou people one basket at a time. Come join a park interpreter and learn to weave your own basket to use, display, or give as...
Dec 12 Saturday

Victorian Holiday Ball - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Do you like history, music, and dancing? If so, you will enjoy Powhatan Historic State Park’s annual Holiday Ball. Come experience the vibrant Victorian social life...
Dec 12 Saturday

Walks Through History at the Washington Street Historic District - Camden

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Camden
McCollum-Chidester House
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
Dec 15 Tuesday

"Putting People to Work" - Springdale

12/15/2015 - 5/21/2016
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A photo exhibit featuring public buildings and state parks in Northwest Arkansas built by New Deal workers during the Great Depression....
Jan 16 Saturday

Lee Jackson Banquet - Prairie Grove

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Latta Barn
Join us for an evening of fun and fellowship. Everyone is welcome. You can dress 1860s or 2016, whichever you wish. This banquet to honor great southern leaders is hosted...
Jan 19 Tuesday

Kinky Boots - Fayetteville

1/19/2016 - 1/24/2016
495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
The exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, this inspirational story follo...
Jan 20 Wednesday

"Hipbillies and Hillbillies: Back-to-the-Landers in the Arkansas Ozarks” - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program by independent researcher Jared Phillips....
Feb 9 Tuesday

Mamma Mia! - Fayetteville

2/9/2016 - 2/14/2016
495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
More than 50 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make this the ultimate feel-good show! Writer Cathe...
Feb 17 Wednesday

"Conservation in the Illinois River Watershed in Northwest Arkansas" - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program by Dr. Delia Haak, executive director of the Illinois River Watershed Partnership....
Mar 1 Tuesday

Cinderella - Fayetteville

3/1/2016 - 3/6/2016
495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with ...
Apr 19 Tuesday

The Bridges of Madison County - Fayetteville

4/19/2016 - 4/24/2016
495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
One of the most romantic stories ever written first captured the nation’s attention as a best-selling novel and is now an irresistible, two time Tony Award-winning Broadw...
Sep 3 Saturday

65th Annual Clothesline Fair - Prairie Grove

9/3/2016 - 9/5/2016
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Park Grounds
At this Ozark Arts & Crafts Exhibition, which started in 1951, explore more than 100 craft booths with vendors demonstrating and selling their wares. Living history, ...
Dec 3 Saturday

Battle of Prairie Grove Reenactment - Prairie Grove

12/3/2016 - 12/4/2016
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Park Grounds
The park will commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Prairie Grove. The battle, fought on December 7, 1862, saw about 22,000 soldiers fighting most of the day,...