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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.
May 5 Tuesday

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....
May 5 Tuesday

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...
May 5 Tuesday

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...
May 5 Tuesday

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...
May 5 Tuesday

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....
May 5 Tuesday

"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. ...
May 5 Tuesday

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...
May 5 Tuesday

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. ...
May 5 Tuesday

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. ...
May 5 Tuesday

Rebels, Federals & Bushwhackers: Stirring Stories of the Civil War in Northwest Arkansas - Rogers

3/7/2015 - 12/6/2015
322 South Second Street, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
Hear three distinct but connected stories of life in Northwest Arkansas during the Civil War....
May 5 Tuesday

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 ...
May 5 Tuesday

Dinosaurs Around the World - Little Rock

4/25/2015 - 10/18/2015
1200 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock
Clinton Presidential Center
Become a globe-trotting explorer alongside 13 life-size roaring, breathing dinosaurs. Travel from the fierce plains of Africa to the tropical beaches of Antarctica. Exper...
May 5 Tuesday

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 5 Tuesday

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 5 Tuesday

28th Annual May Festival of the Arts - Eureka Springs

5/1/2015 - 5/31/2015
PO Box 522, Eureka Springs
Around Town
Every May, the city of Eureka Springs shines a spotlight on the arts with a month-long festival that celebrates the visual, performing, and even edible arts. May Festival...
May 5 Tuesday

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 5 Tuesday

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 5 Tuesday

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Paint Nite at Hog Haus - Fayetteville

3200 Ridge Pass Rd, Fayetteville
Hog Haus
From 3-5 p.m., performing artist Adam Crockett guides you step-by-step through creating your own painting. At the end of the night you’ll take home your own unique master...
May 10 Sunday

Mother's Day Grand High Tea - Little Rock

2120 Louisiana St, Little Rock
The Empress of Little
3 p.m. “Downtown Abbey” themed grand high tea. ...
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 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 11 Monday

28th Annual Jammers Jamboree Picking - Vilonia

5/11/2015 - 5/15/2015
1 Capitol Mall, Vilonia
Musicians gather in an outdoor pavilion play bluegrass gospel music. Jamming begins in the afternoon. Join in or just watch. Bring lawn chairs. ...
May 11 Monday

9th Annual Little Rock Film Festival - Little Rock

5/11/2015 - 5/17/2015
319 Clinton Ave , Little Rock
River Market and Downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock
The Little Rock Film Festival is held each spring on the banks of the Arkansas River. Centered in the thriving historic River Market District of Little Rock (home to the ...
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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
The coals are hot and the cast iron Dutch ovens are oiled. Join this workshop and learn the techniques of cooking outside with cast iron cookware, a longtime state park t...
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 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 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 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 21 Thursday

Symbolist & Modernist: Howard Stern Photographs from the Permanent Collection - Pine Bluff

5/21/2015 - 12/10/2015
701 S Main, Pine Bluff
Arts * Science Center for Southeast AR
Selected from ASC's Permanent Collection, the black and white gelatin silver prints featured in this exhibition highlight the dramatic shift in two early twentieth centur...
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 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

Good Ol' Days - Mount Ida

5/22/2015 - 5/23/2015
P.O. Box 84, Mount Ida
Montgomery County Courthouse
Live music, food, games, vendor booths, car show, and more. Friday: The Frontporch Stage presents an evening of gospel music featuring the Salt Creek Road band and New Le...
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 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 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 24 Sunday

Paint Nite at Hog Haus - Fayetteville

3200 Ridge Pass Rd, Fayetteville
Hog Haus
From 3-5 p.m., performing artist Adam Crockett guides you step-by-step through creating your own painting. At the end of the night you’ll take home your own unique master...
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

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 30 Saturday

Feast in the Field - Little Rock

1 World Ave, Little Rock
Heifer Village
Heifer International’s third annual Beyond Hunger: Feast in the Field is a unique farm to fork event celebrating family farming around the world and raising funds to bene...
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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Paint Nite at Hog Haus - Fayetteville

3200 Ridge Pass Rd, Fayetteville
Hog Haus
From 3-5 p.m., performing artist Adam Crockett guides you step-by-step through creating your own painting. At the end of the night you’ll take home your own unique master...
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 8 Monday

33rd Annual Bluegrass Gospel Picking - Vilonia

6/8/2015 - 6/12/2015
50 Lester Flatt Drive, Vilonia
Lester Flatt Memorial Park off HWY 107
Musicians gather in an outdoor pavilion around noon to play bluegrass gospel music until around ten or eleven. Join in or just watch. Bring lawn chairs....
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

Hens in the Hollyhocks: Gardening 101 Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Magnolia Room
It’s only been in the last generation that chickens in the garden came to be rare and surprising. For much of human history this multi-purpose bird was part of everyday ...
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

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

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

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
The coals are hot and the cast iron Dutch ovens are oiled. Join this workshop and learn the techniques of cooking outside with cast iron cookware, a longtime state park t...
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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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 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 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

36th Annual Craft Fest - Mountain Home

6/19/2015 - 6/20/2015
10 E. 7th St., Mountain Home
Education Building Baxter County. Fairgrounds
A 2-day indoor craft show. with hand-crafted items only. ...
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

3rd Annual TinkerFest at Mid-America Science Museum - Hot Springs

500 Mid America Blvd., Hot Springs
Inspired by the growing Maker Movement across the country, tinkering is all about making discoveries and using those discoveries in creative ways. Tinkerfest is a chance ...
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

Paint Nite at Hog Haus - Fayetteville

3200 Ridge Pass Rd, Fayetteville
Hog Haus
From 3-5 p.m., performing artist Adam Crockett guides you step-by-step through creating your own painting. At the end of the night you’ll take home your own unique master...
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 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 26 Friday

An Affair of the Heart Conway - Conway

6/26/2015 - 6/28/2015
828 S. Knoxville Ave., Conway
Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds
The inaugural An Affair of the Heart show in Conway, features more than 220 booths and 150 artisans, craftsmen and boutique owners from across the country selling home an...
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

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

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 27 Saturday

Rogers Fun & Games - Rogers

6/27/2015 - 1/10/2016
322 South Second Street, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
Explore the history of golf, tennis, swimming and other recreational sports that can be found throughout Northwest Arkansas and have been used as selling points for vacat...
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 5 Sunday

Paint Nite at Hog Haus - Fayetteville

3200 Ridge Pass Rd, Fayetteville
Hog Haus
From 3-5 p.m., performing artist Adam Crockett guides you step-by-step through creating your own painting. At the end of the night you’ll take home your own unique master...
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 10 Friday

The Music Man - Springdale

7/10/2015 - 7/12/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
There's trouble in River City when a fast-talking salesman gets his heart stolen by the town librarian. Wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching. Meredith Willson's s...
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

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

The Music Man - Springdale

7/16/2015 - 7/19/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
There's trouble in River City when a fast-talking salesman gets his heart stolen by the town librarian. Wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, Meredith Willson's si...
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 17 Friday

Freud's Last Session - Searcy

7/17/2015 - 7/26/2015
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
A deeply touching play filled with humor, exploring the minds, hearts and souls of two brilliant men addressing the greatest questions of all time....
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 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 19 Sunday

Paint Nite at Hog Haus - Fayetteville

3200 Ridge Pass Rd, Fayetteville
Hog Haus
From 3-5 p.m., performing artist Adam Crockett guides you step-by-step through creating your own painting. At the end of the night you’ll take home your own unique master...
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 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

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 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 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 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

23rd Annual Ouachita Expressions - Mena

7/29/2015 - 9/1/2015
109 Rosewood Lane, Mena
Mena Art Gallery
An annual competition with awards for winning artists in many categories. ...
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

Taste of Bryant - Bryant

109 Roya Ln, Bryant
Bishop Park Gym
This 2-hour food tasting event features more than 30 restaurants and lets you arrive when you want, eat what you want and leave when you want. Meanwhile, you get to sampl...
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

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 1 Saturday

Rock Porch Session - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
8-10 p.m. Join us for the free monthly Rock Porch Session featuring music by John Calvin Brewer. Be sure to bring your lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert. ...
Aug 2 Sunday

Paint Nite at Hog Haus - Fayetteville

3200 Ridge Pass Rd, Fayetteville
Hog Haus
From 3-5 p.m., performing artist Adam Crockett guides you step-by-step through creating your own painting. At the end of the night you’ll take home your own unique master...
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 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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 14 Friday

Smoke on the Mountain - Searcy

8/14/2015 - 8/30/2015
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
The story of a Saturday night gospel singing at a country church in North Carolina's Smoky Mountains in 1938. The show features two dozen rousing bluegrass songs played ...
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

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

Main Street Music Nights Series - Randall Shreve - Springdale

214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Intimate, relaxed evenings spotlight great area musicians in a close-up, casual setting in the ACO Gallery. Randall Shreve - Singer, songwriter, musician,producer and for...
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

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 16 Sunday

Paint Nite at Hog Haus - Fayetteville

3200 Ridge Pass Rd, Fayetteville
Hog Haus
From 3-5 p.m., performing artist Adam Crockett guides you step-by-step through creating your own painting. At the end of the night you’ll take home your own unique master...
Aug 18 Tuesday

Rainbows in Flower: The Iris-Gardening 101 Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Magnolia Room
Named for the Greek goddess of the rainbow for good reason, irises come in almost every color. Long-time iris enthusiast brings to life the wide range of iris types, fro...
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

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
The coals are hot and the cast iron Dutch ovens are oiled. Join this workshop and learn the techniques of cooking outside with cast iron cookware, a longtime state park t...
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 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 25 Tuesday

Summer Concert Series - Fayetteville

4703 North Crossover Road, Fayetteville
The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
The second of our Free Summer Concert Series feature Still on the Hill. The celebrated Ozark Folk Grass duo uses traditional instruments from their home in the Ozarks (ma...
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 27 Thursday

Amadeus - Fayetteville

8/27/2015 - 9/20/2015
PO Box 4188, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios
By Peter Shaffer. His legacy threatened, composer Antonio Salieri schemes to discredit a foul-mouthed former child prodigy. But genius, it seems, is not easily obscure...
Aug 27 Thursday

(Un)distorted: Perceptual Paintings by Matthew Lopas - Pine Bluff

8/27/2015 - 12/5/2015
701 S Main Street, Pine Bluff
Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
Interested in representing spaces as they are actually seen, Matthew Lopas disregards conventional perspectives. His global panoramas record the shift of his gaze in the ...
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

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 29 Saturday

Feature Concert Dan Levenson - Mountain View

8/29/2015 - 9/29/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Large Auditorium
Dan Levenson combines old time fiddle, Appalachian banjo, guitar, dance, and song in a storytelling format. He tells the story of life in rural Appalachia and life on the...
Aug 30 Sunday

Paint Nite at Hog Haus - Fayetteville

3200 Ridge Pass Rd, Fayetteville
Hog Haus
From 3-5 p.m., performing artist Adam Crockett guides you step-by-step through creating your own painting. At the end of the night you’ll take home your own unique master...
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 - 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

Legacy Week - Des Arc

9/2/2015 - 9/7/2015
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Join us in celebrating Arkansas State Parks! Activities will be held throughout the week to commemorate the history of the park and its mission. Contact the park for a de...
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

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 2 Wednesday

Greg Disch Photography Exhibit - Mena

9/2/2015 - 10/2/2015
109 Rosewood Lane, Mena
Mena Art Gallery
An exhibit of selected photographs by Greg Disch....
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
Grandpa Jones had a special connection with Mountain View. Join us as we honor him all weekend. Events include Ramona Jones and the Jones Family Band performanc...
Sep 4 Friday

Feature Concert Mike Snider - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Mike Snider is former National Banjo Champion (Walnut Valley) cast member of Hee Haw and the Grand Ole Opry performer, that ...
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

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

Live @ 5 - Pine Bluff

701 S Main street, Pine Bluff
Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
Live jazz, blues, and rock & roll from 5-7 p.m. featurig Matt Schatz & Other....
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

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

Rock Porch Session featuring Rupert Wates - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
Time: 7 to 9 p.m. Join us for the monthly outdoor Rock Porch Session featuring music by Rupert Wates, a singer-songwriter born in London. Rupert has won over 30 songwriti...
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

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

Gibson Girl to Flapper - Gillett

Arkansas Post Museum, Gillett
Main House
This is a PowerPoint program that highlights the cultural change in women’s apparel, appearance, and attitude during the early part of the 20th century in America. ...
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

Stardust Big Band - Hot Springs

239 Central Ave, Hot Springs
Arlington Hotel Crystal Ballroom
This powerhouse 17 piece big band, organized in 1982, is the only big band consistently performing in Arkansas. The popular TV show “Dancing With the Stars" would be hard...
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 7 Monday

33rd Annual Jammers Bluegrass Picking - Vilonia

9/7/2015 - 9/11/2015
50 Lester Flatt Drive, Vilonia
Lester Flatt Memorial Park
Musicians gather in an outdoor pavilion around noon to play bluegrass music until around ten or eleven. Join in or just watch. Bring lawn chairs....
Sep 10 Thursday

WAB Open House - Fort Smith

4701 Grand Ave, Fort Smith
Western Arkansas Ballet Studio
Get a glimpse of our dancers in class, enjoy refreshments, and hear the announcement of our 2016 Spring Ballet....
Sep 11 Friday

Withrow Springs Star Party - Huntsville

Withrow Springs State Park, Huntsville
Keith Ham Pavilion
Join the Astronomical Society of Northwest Arkansas as they explore the sky with the help of high powered telescopes. The fun starts at dusk! Bring your binoculars, teles...
Sep 11 Friday

Mountain Man Rendezvous & Native American Day - Calico Rock

9/11/2015 - 9/12/2015
104 Main Street , Calico Rock
Rand Park
An 1800 settlement camp is set up in Rand Park. Demonstrations and events scheduled during the day. Native American dancers and a Walk of Remembrance to honor those that ...
Sep 11 Friday

Folk Dance Days - Mountain View

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

Cabaret - Rogers

9/11/2015 - 9/13/2015
807 Riviera Dr, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Newly imagined Alan Cummings version of this Tony award-winning musical, still running on Broadway. The scene is the Kit Kat Klub, a night club in Berlin, as the 1920's a...
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

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

Meet The Chef Dinner - Fort Smith

3324 So M Street, Fort Smith
Hardscrabble Country Club
The Chef's Dinner is sponsored by Hardscrabble Country Club to benefit the Donald W Reynolds Cancer Support House. The dinner will include an elegant plated dinner, creat...
Sep 12 Saturday

Hypertufa, the Basics and Beyond Artisan Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens - Magnolia Room and Railroad Garden Deck at Welcome Center
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. There aren't many materials adapted to more uses around the home than hypertufa. This light-weight concrete is tough, can be stained, painted, or used as ...
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 12 Saturday

Nature Inspired Soap Workshop - Marianna

Mississippi River State Park, Marianna
Visitor Center
These are not your everyday soaps. Janita R Hall-Swadley takes her inspiration from the natural world around her to create soaps inspired by the beauty and smells of natu...
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

Feature Concert Aubrey Atwater and OFCSP All Stars - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Large Auditorium
Aubrey and Elwood lead a cast of Ozark Folk Center State Park all-star musicians in a special concert....
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 15 Tuesday

Arkansas Chef's Culinary Classic - Little Rock

PO Box 3866, Little Rock
Statehouse Convention Center
Annual culinary competition to showcase Arkansas's Chefs. Chefs may compete in four categories: Soup/Salad, Dessert, Entree, or Appetizer. Guests can purchase tickets to ...
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 15 Tuesday

Piano Battle - Hot Springs Village

9/15/2015 - 9/18/2015
160 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village
Woodlands Auditorium
Piano Battle, presented by the Hot Springs Village Concerts Association, features two pianists (Kern vs Cibis), six rounds, black versus white on the keys. An evening of ...
Sep 16 Wednesday

Savory, Sweet, Sour: Herbal and Spiced Vinegars Culinary Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens - Magnolia Room
9 a.m. - noon. Nothing adds zip to dinner like vinegar. Long-time professional baker and artisan Lynn Harris shows how you can spice up the vinegar, too. From understandi...
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 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 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 17 Thursday

2015 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition - Pine Bluff

9/17/2015 - 11/21/2015
701 S. Main Sttreet, Pine Bluff
Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
Features works from Arkansas and five surrounding states in all traditional media. Awards will be presented at the opening reception, September 17 from 5-7 p.m. This year...
Sep 18 Friday

Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival - Walnut Ridge

9/18/2015 - 9/19/2015
900 SW Front St., Walnut Ridge
Beatles Artists & Authors Symposium kicks off Friday at 2 p.m. Music entertainment starts at 6 p.m. Saturday is an all day event with three stages of live entertainment. ...
Sep 18 Friday

Everybody Loves Opal - Searcy

9/18/2015 - 9/19/2015
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
Opal Kronkite, a middle-aged recluse, lives in a tumbledown mansion at the edge of the municipal dump. Opal is an optimist, for no matter how mean her lot - or her friend...
Sep 18 Friday

14th Annual Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour - Mountain View

9/18/2015 - 9/20/2015
511 Jackson St., Mountain View
Stone County Court House
Self-guided driving tour of the private working studios of artisans within 30 miles of the Court House Square in Mountain View. Visitors are provided an Artist Guide to a...
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 18 Friday

9th Annual Ozark Mountain Artists Studio Tour - Jasper

9/18/2015 - 9/20/2015
HC70 Box 364, Jasper
Newton County
The tour is free, and self-directed. Open studios, refreshments. Maps can be printed from the website and found at the businesses that sponsor the tour in Harrison and Ja...
Sep 19 Saturday

Legends of Arkansas - Little Rock

1610 S. FILLMORE, Little Rock
The River Market
Legends of Arkansas, the all-Arkansas music and craft festival is a family-friendly event featuring 20 bands on two stages, local food trucks, arts & crafts vendors, and ...
Sep 19 Saturday

2nd Annual Villagestock - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
Enjoy music from a variety of local bands at our 2nd Annual Villagestock, sponsored by Hot Springs Village in partnership with Boomers Rock. Food trucks, local artisans 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 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

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

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley - Springdale

214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Stanley Lambchop is your ordinary, everyday, run-of-the-mill ten year old. That's just the problem....for Stanley, life is too normal. Careful what you wish for, Stanley!...
Sep 19 Saturday

Fall Crafts Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Fall harvest was a special time of year in early Arkansas. Learn about fall and harvest time traditions and make a terra cotta scarecrow to protect your crops! Class size...
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 20 Sunday

Artisan Market - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
Artisan Market provides a venue for area artists and craftsman to showcase their work, exchange ideas and connect with the community. Find handcraft products like jewelry...
Sep 20 Sunday

Arkadelphia Chamber Players - Arkadelphia

1922 O'Connell St, Arkadelphia
McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center
Enjoy an afternoon of chamber music, art, and fall treats with the newly formed Arkadelphia Chamber Players. The inaugural concert takes place at 2 p.m. in the newly reno...
Sep 21 Monday

Understated Elegance: Ikebana Gardening Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens - Magnolia Room
1-3 p.m. Learning from the Chinese, the Japanese adapted their art and philosophy to all aspects of life and made it their own. And there’s no more elegant or exotic exa...
Sep 21 Monday

Tree in a Tray Gardening 101 Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens - Magnolia Room
9:30-10:30 a.m. Few things conjure exotic images of the Orient more than bonsai, the Japanese art of emulating craggy, weather-worn trees in miniature. From the specially...
Sep 21 Monday

Bamboo and Nightingale: Secrets of Chinese Brush Gardening 101 Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens - Magnolia Room
10:30 a.m. - noon. Delicate strokes on rice paper capture the essence of nature, rather than exact forms. As in much of Oriental culture, elegance and grace result. Instr...
Sep 24 Thursday

Feature Concert Cindy Woolf and Mark Bilyeu - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Large Auditorium
Before teaming up as a duo, both Mark and Cindy enjoyed success in their respective fields. Cindy a singer/songwriter originally from Batesville, AR and Mark is a foundin...
Sep 24 Thursday

A Taste for Business" - North Little Rock

100 Main Street, North Little Rock
Verizon Arena
5-7:30 p.m. Gives the business community an opportunity to sample the “tastes” that our region has to offer. Also held in conjunction, Chamber member businesses showcase ...
Sep 25 Friday

Everybody Loves Opal - Searcy

9/25/2015 - 9/27/2015
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
Opal Kronkite, a middle-aged recluse, lives in a tumbledown mansion at the edge of the municipal dump. Opal is an optimist, for no matter how mean her lot - or her friend...
Sep 26 Saturday

Feature Concert Wil Maring - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Large Auditorium
Wil (bass) and Robert (guitar) create a wonderful acoustic duo that features influences and songs from traditional folk, country, and bluegrass music. Wil has a wonderful...
Sep 26 Saturday

5th Annual Arkansas Paranormal Expo - Little Rock

8116 Cantrell, Little Rock
MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History
This year's expo is going to be exciting with even more vendors and speakers. They will discuss subjects such as UFOs, Bigfoot, spiritual warfare, The Supernatural, book ...
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...
Sep 26 Saturday

Arkansas Symphony Masterworks Grieg’s Piano Concerto - Maumelle

9/26/2015 - 9/27/2015
P. O. Box 7328, Maumelle
Maumelle Performing Arts Center
Jon Kimura Parker, piano Mendelssohn – The Hebrides, Op. 26 “Fingals’s Cave” Grieg – Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 Borodin – Symphony No. 2 in B minor Saturda...
Sep 29 Tuesday

Arkansas Symphony Chamber Music Artist of Distinction: Jon Kimura Parker - Little Rock

P. O. Box 7328, Little Rock
Clinton Presidential Library
Borodin - String Quartet No. 2 in D Major Hirtz - Wizard of Oz Fantasy Beethoven - Quintet for Piano and Winds, Op. 16 Tuesday Evening – 7:00 p.m....
Sep 29 Tuesday

Summer Concert Series - Fayetteville

4703 N. Crossover Rd., Fayetteville
The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
Smokey and the Mirror, the Fayetteville-based Americana husband and wife duo, brings the energy for the third of our Free Summer Concert Series. Bring your lawn chairs an...
Oct 1 Thursday

First Thursday Fayetteville - Fayetteville

21 South Block Avenue, Fayetteville
Downtown Square
5:30-9 p.m. First Thursday Fayetteville transforms the city’s historic Downtown Square into a vibrant arts district, featuring the work of more than 40 visual artists, li...
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 foods and folkways. This reception is hosted by the Herb Society of America’s Ozark Unit members. Contact ...
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 2 Friday

Live @ 5 - Pine Bluff

Raven Harris, Pine Bluff
Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
Live jazz, blues, and rock & roll from 5-7 p.m. featuring University of Monticello Jazz Band....
Oct 2 Friday

October First Friday: Oktoberfest - Bentonville

104 East Central, Bentonville
Downtown Square
One of our most popular First Fridays, this event includes traditional music and foods inspired by the Bavarian-based Oktoberfest. Included in the event is the PepsiCo Mu...
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 2 Friday

Bingo! The Winning Musical - Hot Springs

10/2/2015 - 10/11/2015
410 Caroline Acres Point, Hot Springs
Pocket Community Theatre
Vern, Honey and Patsy settle in for their regular bingo game when the unexpected happens. A early Halloween treat for Bingo buddies, best friends and everyone else....
Oct 3 Saturday

The Greatest Generation - Fort Smith

5111 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
ArcBest Corporation Performing Arts Center
The Fort Smith Symphony opens its 2015-2016 Season with a powerful program of music to commemorate the greatest struggle of humankind in history - World War II. The pr...
Oct 3 Saturday

Rock Porch featuring Markus Pearson - Hot Springs Village

160 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. This month’s outdoor Rock Porch Session is sponsored by Garland County Habitat for Humanity and features singer-songwriter Markus Pearson. ‘Family, friends and f...
Oct 3 Saturday

Nature Inspired Photography Workshop - Marianna

Mississippi River State Park, Marianna
Multi-Purpose Room
Photographer Nikki Morrow will introduce participants to the fundamentals of photography and how to use natural light and natural surroundings to enhance your work. She w...
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 3 Saturday

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Outdoor cooking was part of daily life for early Arkansans. Discover the art of cooking in cast iron over a coal fire and enjoy a delicious prepared meal at the end of th...
Oct 3 Saturday

Arkansas Science Festival: Celebrate With Us! - Jonesboro

10/3/2015 - 10/10/2015
Department of Psychology & Counseling, Jonesboro
Arkansas State University
The 2nd annual Arkansas Science Festival features public events that showcase a variety of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health professions-related ac...
Oct 4 Sunday

Fall Festival - Rogers

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers
Historic Van Winkle Trail and Visitor Center
Step back in time during this family-friendly celebration of the Ozark way of life. Meet a blacksmith, a flint knapper, and Civil War Soldiers as you meander the half-mil...
Oct 5 Monday

Fall Home School Day - Batesville

380 South 9th Street, Batesville
The annual Fall Home School Day offers home school students the opportunity to experience history in a hands-on, interactive environment. Students play games, participate...
Oct 5 Monday

16th Annual Bluegrass & Gospel Picking - Vilonia

10/5/2015 - 10/9/2015
50 Lester Flatt Drive, Vilonia
Laster Flatt Memorial Park off HWY 107
Musicians gather in an outdoor pavilion around noon to play bluegrass gospel music until around ten or eleven. Join in or just watch. Bring lawn chairs....
Oct 9 Friday

Withrow Springs Star Party - Huntsville

Withrow Springs State Park, Huntsville
Keith Ham Pavilion
Join the Astronomical Society of Northwest Arkansas as they explore the sky with the help of high powered telescopes. The fun starts at dusk! Bring your binoculars, teles...
Oct 9 Friday

Cleburne County Ozark Trails Festival - Heber Springs

10/9/2015 - 10/10/2015
300 West Main Street, Heber Springs
Cleburne County Courthouse Lawn
A fall festival of arts & crafts and fun events for the family. ...
Oct 9 Friday

52nd Wiederkehr Village Weinfest - Wiederkehr Village

10/9/2015 - 10/10/2015
3324 Swiss Family Drive, Wiederkehr Village
On the Grounds of Wiederkehr Wine Cellars
Free wine tasting tours, rides through the vineyards, arts & crafts displays, Trauben Stube & Beer Garden, international a la carte cuisine, 1880 Wine & Gift Shoppe, polk...
Oct 9 Friday

Fall Festival Arts & Craft Fair - Van Buren

10/9/2015 - 10/11/2015
813 Main St, Van Buren
Autumn is welcomed in old-fashioned style as Van Buren opens historic Main Street for the fall festival. More than 200 exhibitors displaying fine artwork, handcrafted ite...
Oct 10 Saturday

Star Party/Astronomy Day - Mountainburg

Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Boat launch parking lot

Explore the night sky and learn more about what you're seeing ...

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

Tanya Tucker Concert and Birthday Bash - Russellville

P.O. Box 302, Russellville
The Center for the Arts
Tanya Tucker in concert along with all-day events and celebration of Tanya Tucker's birthday. Vendors, color run, and live entertainment....
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

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 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

Northwest Arkansas Hispanic Heritage Festival - Fayetteville

10/10/2015 - 10/11/2015
123 W. Mountain Street, Fayetteville
In front of Lake Fayetteville at Mae Farm
The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Univision Arkansas proudly presents the NWA Hispanic Heritage Festival. We are celebrating the wonderful country ...
Oct 10 Saturday

Art in the Park: Park's Pants - Little Rock

10/10/2015 - 11/22/2015
20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Wildwood Park for the Arts
An exhibit of photographs chronicles a baby as he grows. ...
Oct 10 Saturday

Science on the Move - Pine Bluff

10/10/2015 - 2/29/2016
701 S. Main Street, Pine Bluff
Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
What do you know about the science of movement? In this hands-on exhibition visitors examine gravity through falling objects, explore the relationship of mass to motion i...
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

Rodeo of the Ozarks Arts & Crafts Fair - Springdale

10/15/2015 - 10/17/2015
PO Box 1909, Springdale
Parson's Stadium
Join us for a festival full of unique handmade items, holiday gifts, edible treats, and more....
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 15 Thursday

Water by the Spoonful - Fayetteville

10/15/2015 - 11/8/2015
PO Box 4188, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios
By Quiara Alegría Hudes. Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Elliot Ortiz is back from Iraq, working a Subway shop in Philly, and hoping to turn his winning s...
Oct 16 Friday

Ghost Walk - Rogers

322 South Second Street, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
Take a guided walk in the evening around Downtown Rogers and hear stories of death and mystery from costumed interpreters....
Oct 16 Friday

9th Annual Round About Artist Studio Tour - Arkadelphia

10/16/2015 - 10/18/2015
1132 Cedar Grove Road, Arkadelphia
Arkadelphia Arts Center
Enjoy this self-guided driving tour to the studios of local artists where you can see their creations and works in progress. Wood carving, painting, photography, ceramics...
Oct 17 Saturday

Fall Family Day - Batesville

380 South 9th Street, Batesville
The annual Fall Family Day event features activities, demonstrations and crafts for the family. Join us for a fun day of learning about local history....
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

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 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

Autumn in Arkansas - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Celebrate the changing seasons as we explore what makes this time of year special. There will be programs and activities throughout the day. Contact the park for a detail...
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

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

Art Fair on the Square - Heber Springs

101South Third, Heber Springs
Cleburne County Courthouse Lawn
Outdoor fine arts fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fall is the perfect time to experience the recreational opportunities of the area, stroll through historic downtown, listen t...
Oct 17 Saturday

Arkansas Symphony Masterworks Dvorák’s Symphony No. 8 - Maumelle

10/17/2015 - 10/18/2015
P. O. Box 7328, Maumelle
Maumelle Performing Arts Center
Imre Palló, guest conductor Cicely Parnas, Cello Kodály – Dances of Galanta Haydn – Concerto for Cello in C Major Dvorák – Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88 Satu...
Oct 18 Sunday

Japanese Relocation Camps - Batesville

380 South 9th Street, Batesville
Program presented by Susan Gallion, the curator of the Japanese American Internment Museum. ...
Oct 18 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

160 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music at the Rhythm Jam. Jams are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Jams are outdoo...
Oct 20 Tuesday

Ricky Skaggs - Hot Springs Village

10/20/2015 - 10/23/2015
160 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village
Woodlands Auditorium
Hot Springs Village Concerts Association brings Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder to the Woodlands Auditorium. Lively, distinctive music and song performed by this Grammy...
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 22 Thursday

Rogers Historical Museum 40th Anniversary Gala - Rogers

322 South Second Street, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
Spend an evening remembering the last 40 years of the Rogers Historical Museum with food, silent auction, stories, information about our upcoming expansion, and a ghost t...
Oct 22 Thursday

15th Annual Hill 'N Hollow Quilters Autumn In The Ozarks - Mountain Home

10/22/2015 - 10/24/2015
3260 Sycamore Springs Road, Mountain Home
Baxter COunty Fairgrounds
Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Approximately 200 quits, country store, quilt appraiser, vendors and food....
Oct 23 Friday

Spider's Web by Agatha Christie - Springdale

10/23/2015 - 10/25/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
This delightful dark comedy by Dame Agatha Christie, gives us chills in a clever combination of mystery, murder and humor. Spider's Web, revolves around a diplomat's youn...
Oct 24 Saturday

Sandal Weaving - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
The art of sandal weaving was a skill used by Native Americans that dates back 1,000's of years. But how did they do it? There were no modern stores to buy shoes and supp...
Oct 24 Saturday

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 histo...
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

Around the World with Disney - Fort Smith

5111 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
ArcBest Corporation Performing Arts Center
The Fort Smith Symphony presents a special concert for the family featuring orchestra scores and visual still images provided directly by the Disney Music Group. Experien...
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

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 24 Saturday

Arkansas Symphony Pops Live! Cirque Musica - Little Rock

10/24/2015 - 10/25/2015
P. O. Box 7328, Little Rock
Connor Performing Arts Center
The greatest circus performers in the world present a brand new floor show with symphonic accompaniment provided by your ASO. Contortionists, strongmen, balancers, and ju...
Oct 24 Saturday

Pysanky at the Gardens 3-Day Exhibit and Workshop - Hot Springs

10/24/2015 - 10/26/2015
540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens - Magnolia Room
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Meet masters of one of the oldest art forms in the world as they create fabulous designs on an eggshell. Pysanky, or the Ukrainian Easter egg, is a...
Oct 25 Sunday

Vienna Boys' Choir in Concert - Little Rock

20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Wildwood Park for the Arts
The world-famous Vienna Boys' Choir performs....
Oct 30 Friday

Spider's Web by Agatha Christie - Springdale

10/30/2015 - 10/31/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
This delightful dark comedy by Dame Agatha Christie, gives us chills in a clever combination of mystery, murder and humor. Spider's Web, revolves around a diplomat's youn...
Oct 30 Friday

The Addams Family - Rogers

10/30/2015 - 11/1/2015
317 W Walnut St, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
The Addams Family features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with ...
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 ...
Oct 31 Saturday

Flix On The Bricks - Monsters vs. Aliens - Jacksonville

200 Dupree Drive, Jacksonville
Nixon Library
An outdoor film event. Fun for families and children of all ages. ...
Nov 1 Sunday

After the War - Batesville

380 South 9th Street, Batesville
The program features speaker Dr. Don Weatherman, President of Lyon College, speaking about the activities in America after the end of World War II. Topics include the G....
Nov 1 Sunday

Christmas Open House - Heber Springs

1001 West Main Street, Heber Springs
Downtown
Get a head start on your Christmas shopping. Merchants display the most unique holiday gifts and ideas along with free refreshments....
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

Fall is for Photos 2-Day Workshop with Taylor Bellott - Hot Springs

11/4/2015 - 11/5/2015
540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens - Magnolia Room / Gardens
Wednesday 2-4 p.m. Thursday 1-5 p.m. There’s no better season for enjoying the great outdoors than fall. Clear, cool weather and softer light also make for great photogr...
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 4 Wednesday

The Hit Men - Hot Springs Village

11/4/2015 - 11/7/2015
160 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village
Woodlands Auditorium
Hot Springs Village Concerts Association presents The Hit Men, former stars of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. These Rock ‘n Roll Legacy performers recorded with Fran...
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
This annual event is held at the Ozark Folk Center State Park and is sponsored and promoted by the Mountain View Blue Grass Association. Visit
Nov 5 Thursday

The Addams Family - Rogers

11/5/2015 - 11/8/2015
807 Riviera Dr, Rogers
Rogers Little Theatre
Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family-a man her parents have never ...
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

Wildwood Park's Wine Reserve Dinner - Little Rock

20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Chenal Country Club
Celebratory gala to benefit the Wildwood Academy of Music & the Arts....
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

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

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

Gourd Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Gourds have been used for centuries for both artistic and practical purposes. Join the fun and learn to shape and decorate these unusual plants. Please dress appropriatel...
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 7 Saturday

Preserve Arkansas's 2015 Annual Fall Ramble - Little Rock

P.O. Box 305, Little Rock
Curran Hall - Departure/Return Point
Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas's 2015 Ramble takes guests on a tour of sites in Southern Arkansas associated with World War II. From Camp Monticello, an Itali...
Nov 7 Saturday

Arkansas Symphony Masterworks Beethoven & Blue Jeans - Maumelle

11/7/2015 - 11/8/2015
P. O. Box 7328, Maumelle
Maumelle Performing Arts Center
Kelly Johnson, clarinet Beethoven – Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93 McAllister – Black Dog Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a Saturday Evening – 7:30 pm Sund...
Nov 9 Monday

A Tree of One's Own Gardening 101 Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens - Magnolia Room
9:30 a.m. - noon. There are literally thousands of Japanese maple varieties so no one can grow them all, but let local media personality Larry Morphew show his favorites ...
Nov 9 Monday

Gardens of France and England Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens
1-2:30 p.m. Learn all about some of the best gardens in Western Europe, from their history to lessons to be learned from their design. See how English and French ideas an...
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 the par...
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

"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

Main Street Music Nights Series - Voxana - Springdale

214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Intimate, relaxed evenings spotlight great area musicians in a close-up, casual setting in the ACO Gallery. Voxana, this rockin' modern folk trio, features Stephens Pruit...
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

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

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 15 Sunday

Have Yourself a Rosemary Little Christmas Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens - Magnolia Room
1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Help make the season bright and romantic, with Rosemary Kissing Balls. Cindy Faulk shows you how to brighten faux (or real) seasonal greenery with rosema...
Nov 15 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

160 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music at the Rhythm Jam. Jams are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Jams are outdoo...
Nov 17 Tuesday

Arkansas Symphony Chamber Music - Merry Pranks - Little Rock

P. O. Box 7328, Little Rock
Clinton Presidential Library
Strauss - Till Eulenspiegel - einmal anders Vaughn Williams - Quintet in D Major Beethoven - Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 Tuesday Evening – 7:00 p.m....
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

16th Annual Taste of the Holidays - Hot Springs

500 Mid America Blvd., Hot Springs
This fun-filled event features food, drinks, music, and hands-on activities in the new Mid-America Science Museum. Complete with a silent auction and other entertainment,...
Nov 19 Thursday

Brooklyn Rider - Little Rock

20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Wildwood Park for the Arts
The famous Brooklyn Rider string quartet gives an electric performance at Wildwod. ...
Nov 19 Thursday

Brooklyn Rider - Little Rock

20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Wildwood Park for the Arts
The famous Brooklyn Rider string quartet gives an electric performance at Wildwood. ...
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 21 Saturday

Arts & Crafts Fair - Hot Springs Village

160 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village
Coronado Community Center
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring a great selection of goods from local and area vendors including jewelry, pottery, woodworking, sewing, painting and more. A great place to purcha...
Nov 21 Saturday