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Sep 05
- THRU - Dec 31

Tinkering Studio

Sep 05
- Dec 31
701 S. Main Street, Pine Bluff
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...

Sep 05
- THRU - Dec 06

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

Sep 05
- Dec 06
322 South Second Street, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
Hear three distinct but connected stories of life in Northwest Arkansas during the Civil War....

Sep 05
- THRU - Oct 18

Dinosaurs Around the World

Sep 05
- Oct 18
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...

Sep 05
- THRU - Mar 26

Silver Screen Memories

Sep 05
- Mar 26
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
An exhibit about movies and movie-going in the Arkansas Ozarks....

Sep 05
- THRU - Dec 10

Symbolist & Modernist: Howard Stern Photographs from the Permanent Collection

Sep 05
- Dec 10
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...

Sep 05
- THRU - Jan 10

Rogers Fun & Games

Sep 05
- Jan 10
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...

Sep 05
- THRU - Nov 01

Selections from the Permanent Collection

Sep 05
- Nov 01
1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
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....

Sep 05
- THRU - Sep 20

Amadeus

Sep 05
- Sep 20
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...

Sep 05
- THRU - Dec 05

(Un)distorted: Perceptual Paintings by Matthew Lopas

Sep 05
- Dec 05
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 ...

Sep 05
- THRU - Sep 07

Legacy Week

Sep 05
- Sep 07
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 05
- THRU - Oct 17

A Cast of Blues

Sep 05
- Oct 17
141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Delta Cultural Center
A celebration of Mississippi’s rich musical heritage, featuring 15 resin-cast masks of blues legends created by artist Sharon McConnell-Dickerson. “A life cast is like a ...

Sep 05
- THRU - Sep 07

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week

Sep 05
- Sep 07
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 05
- THRU - Sep 07

Village Creek State Park Legacy Week

Sep 05
- Sep 07
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 05
- THRU - Sep 07

Legacy Week

Sep 05
- Sep 07
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 05
- THRU - Sep 07

24th Annual Jazz Festival

Sep 05
- Sep 07
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Various locales around Hot Springs
Featuring Arkansas jazz artists....

Sep 05
- THRU - Oct 02

Greg Disch Photography Exhibit

Sep 05
- Oct 02
109 Rosewood Lane, Mena
Mena Art Gallery
An exhibit of selected photographs by Greg Disch....

Sep 05
- THRU - Sep 07

Labor Day Weekend

Sep 05
- Sep 07
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 05
- THRU - Sep 07

64th Annual Clothesline Fair

Sep 05
- Sep 07
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 06

Stardust Big Band

Sep 06
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 06
- THRU - Sep 07

Arkansas State Park Legacy Weekend - Hands on in the Park

Sep 06
- Sep 07
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 07
- THRU - Sep 11

33rd Annual Jammers Bluegrass Picking

Sep 07
- Sep 11
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

Western Arkansas Ballet - Open House

Sep 10
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 10

Notes at Night

Sep 10
104 East Central, Bentonville
Downtown Square
This free music series offers a wide array of styles from artists all over the region in various downtown venues. Plan on having dinner in downtown and staying late....

Sep 10

Paintings: Patrick Angus Opening Reception

Sep 10
1601 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith
Reception from 5-7 p.m. This exhibit highlights portraits and still-life paintings by Patrick Angus (1953-1992) whose life and work is currently beginning to receive inte...

Sep 11

Withrow Springs Star Party

Sep 11
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
- THRU - Sep 12

Mountain Man Rendezvous & Native American Day

Sep 11
- Sep 12
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
- THRU - Sep 13

Cabaret

Sep 11
- Sep 13
807 Riviera Dr, Rogers
Arkansas Public Theatre
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
- THRU - Sep 13

School of the Soldier: Artillery

Sep 11
- Sep 13
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
- THRU - Sep 13

Folk Dance Days

Sep 11
- Sep 13
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
- THRU - Sep 19

Nevada County Fair

Sep 11
- Sep 19
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 11
- THRU - Dec 06

Paintings: Patrick Angus

Sep 11
- Dec 06
1601 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
This exhibit highlights portraits and still life paintings by Patrick Angus (1953-1992) whose life and work is currently beginning to receive international acclaim. Refer...

Sep 12

Feature Concert Aubrey Atwater and OFCSP All Stars

Sep 12
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

Hypertufa, the Basics and Beyond Artisan Workshop

Sep 12
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

Annual Lee Creek Clean Up

Sep 12
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

23rd Annual Antique Tractor & Engine Show

Sep 12
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Are you ready for some sputtering, rickety fun at the Plantation Agriculture Museum? The museum invites all pre-1960s tractor exhibitors and hit-and-miss engines, along ...

Sep 12

Heifer Hour

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

Sep 12

38th Ozark Quilt Fair

Sep 12
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

Meet The Chef Dinner

Sep 12
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

38th Ozark Quilt Fair

Sep 12
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
- THRU - Sep 13

The Muses Project presents Opera Classics

Sep 12
- Sep 13
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
The Muses Cultural Arts Center
These concerts feature The Muses Gala Performance Troupe, talented professional singers and musicians from around the country, performing their favorite arias, duets, and...

Sep 15

Arkansas Chef's Culinary Classic

Sep 15
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

4th Annual Fine Arts for Exceptional Hearts

Sep 15
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
- THRU - Sep 18

Piano Battle

Sep 15
- Sep 18
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

Savory, Sweet, Sour: Herbal and Spiced Vinegars Culinary Workshop

Sep 16
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

Tour of the East

Sep 16
Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
The Delta Region has much of Arkansas’s rich history written within its boundaries. From Arkansas’s first capitol to a Japanese internment camp, the East side...

Sep 17

Alive After Five

Sep 17
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

Backstage Downtown

Sep 17
104 E Central, Bentonville
Downtown Square
Backstage Downtown is a series of ticketed unique culinary and performance experiences featuring art, music, and cooking talent from across the region. ...

Sep 17
- THRU - Sep 19

Arkansas Fiber Fest

Sep 17
- Sep 19
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Hot Springs Convention Center
A gathering of knitters, spinners, weavers, crochet enthusiasts, and all fiber artists from Arkansas and surrounding states. This year’s keynote address is from Elizabeth...

Sep 17
- THRU - Nov 21

2015 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition

Sep 17
- Nov 21
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
- THRU - Sep 19

Everybody Loves Opal

Sep 18
- Sep 19
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
- THRU - Sep 19

Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival

Sep 18
- Sep 19
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
- THRU - Sep 20

Hot Springs Blues and BBQ Festival

Sep 18
- Sep 20
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Oaklawn Racing & Gaming Infield
Oaklawn and the Spa City Blues Society are joining forces to host the Hot Springs Blues Society. The event, which was formerly held in downtown Hot Springs, will feature...

Sep 18
- THRU - Sep 20

14th Annual Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour

Sep 18
- Sep 20
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
- THRU - Sep 20

9th Annual Ozark Mountain Artists Studio Tour

Sep 18
- Sep 20
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

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop

Sep 19
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

The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley

Sep 19
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

Legends of Arkansas

Sep 19
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

3rd Annual Legends of Arkansas

Sep 19
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

Fall Martin House

Sep 19
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

Artisan Market

Sep 19
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 19

American Indian Herbs and Remedies

Sep 19
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

Trial by Jury Dinner

Sep 19
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

Fall Crafts Workshop

Sep 19
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

Rhythm Jam

Sep 20
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

Arkadelphia Chamber Players

Sep 20
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

Understated Elegance: Ikebana Gardening Workshop

Sep 21
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

Tree in a Tray Gardening 101 Workshop

Sep 21
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

Bamboo and Nightingale: Secrets of Chinese Brush Gardening 101 Workshop

Sep 21
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

Feature Concert Cindy Woolf and Mark Bilyeu

Sep 24
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

A Taste for Business

Sep 24
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
- THRU - Sep 27

Everybody Loves Opal

Sep 25
- Sep 27
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

4th Annual Frosted Pumpkin Market

Sep 26
411 sims hollow rd, Russellville
An arts and craft market on a farm setting with have wonderful returning and new vendors, a petting zoo, hayrides, music and food....

Sep 26

2nd Annual Villagestock

Sep 26
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 26

Feature Concert Wil Maring

Sep 26
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
- THRU - Sep 27

Arkansas Symphony Masterworks Grieg’s Piano Concerto

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

Sep 29

Arkansas Symphony Chamber Music Artist of Distinction: Jon Kimura Parker

Sep 29
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

Summer Concert Series

Sep 29
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 01

First Thursday Fayetteville

Oct 01
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 01

Sumptuous Herb Harvest Supper

Oct 01
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 01

Stroll The Square

Oct 01
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 02

Hot Springs Gallery Walk

Oct 02
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 02

Sandwiching in History at the White-Baucum House

Oct 02
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 02

Live @ 5

Oct 02
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 02

October First Friday: Oktoberfest

Oct 02
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 02
- THRU - Oct 03

A Tribute to Jimmy Driftwood

Oct 02
- Oct 03
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 02
- THRU - Oct 03

Herb Harvest Festival

Oct 02
- Oct 03
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 02
- THRU - Oct 11

The Pocket Theatre Presents "Bingo! The Winning Musical"

Oct 02
- Oct 11
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 02
- THRU - Oct 11

Bingo! The Winning Musical

Oct 02
- Oct 11
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 03

Rock Porch featuring Markus Pearson

Oct 03
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 03

The Greatest Generation

Oct 03
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 03

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop

Oct 03
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 03
- THRU - Oct 10

Arkansas Science Festival: Celebrate With Us!

Oct 03
- Oct 10
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 04

Fall Festival

Oct 04
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 05

Fall Home School Day

Oct 05
380 South 9th Street, Batesville
Old Independence Regional Museum
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 05
- THRU - Oct 09

16th Annual Bluegrass & Gospel Picking

Oct 05
- Oct 09
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 07

Fall Wine Tasting Class

Oct 07
1000 Campus Drive, Helena-West Helena
Phillips County Community College of the University of Arkansas
This class is all about wines and their subtle sophistication! Learn about fine wines, pairing, and more. Take the class on October 7; another is also offered on October ...

Oct 08

Notes at Night

Oct 08
104 East Central, Bentonville
Downtown Square
This free music series offers a wide array of styles from artists all over the region in various downtown venues. Plan on having dinner in downtown and staying late....

Oct 09

Withrow Springs Star Party

Oct 09
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 09
- THRU - Oct 10

52nd Wiederkehr Village Weinfest

Oct 09
- Oct 10
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 09
- THRU - Oct 10

Cleburne County Ozark Trails Festival

Oct 09
- Oct 10
300 West Main Street, Heber Springs
Cleburne County Courthouse Lawn
A fall festival of arts & crafts and fun events for the family. ...

Oct 09
- THRU - Oct 11

Fall Festival Arts & Craft Fair

Oct 09
- Oct 11
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

Get to the Point: Flintknapping

Oct 10
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

Artifact I.D. Day

Oct 10
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

Tanya Tucker Concert and Birthday Bash

Oct 10
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

Summerfest Uptown

Oct 10
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

The Four Tops

Oct 10
1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City
East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center
The Four Tops have been marveling audiences with their infectious blend of pure vocal power and sweet harmonies since 1954. The legendary group has had more than fifteen ...

Oct 10

Walks Through History at Cane Hill (Washington County)

Oct 10
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

Primitive Pottery Workshop

Oct 10
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

Star Party/Astronomy Day

Oct 10
Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Boat launch parking lot

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


Oct 10
- THRU - Oct 11

Northwest Arkansas Hispanic Heritage Festival

Oct 10
- Oct 11
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
- THRU - Nov 22

Art in the Park: Park's Pants

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

Oct 10
- THRU - Feb 29

Science on the Move

Oct 10
- Feb 29
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
- THRU - Oct 18

Spanker Creek Farm Arts, Crafts & More

Oct 14
- Oct 18
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

Alive After Five

Oct 15
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
- THRU - Oct 17

47th Annual Bella Vista Arts and Crafts Festival

Oct 15
- Oct 17
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
- THRU - Oct 17

Rodeo of the Ozarks Arts & Crafts Fair

Oct 15
- Oct 17
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
- THRU - Nov 08

Water by the Spoonful

Oct 15
- Nov 08
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
- THRU - Oct 18

9th Annual Round About Artist Studio Tour

Oct 16
- Oct 18
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 16
- THRU - Oct 25

The Foreigner

Oct 16
- Oct 25
520 Mena Street, Mena
Ouachita Little Theatre
In a resort style fishing lodge in rural Georgia, the plot revolves around the visit of two guests: Englishmen Charlie Baker and Staff Sergeant Froggy LeSueur. Joint ...

Oct 17

Autumn in Arkansas

Oct 17
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

Fall Family Day

Oct 17
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

Saddle Up For St. Jude

Oct 17
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

Sheep to Shawl Hand Woven Fashion Show and Demonstration

Oct 17
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

Scout Jamboree

Oct 17
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

Ghost Walks

Oct 17
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

Fall Star Party

Oct 17
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

Art Fair on the Square

Oct 17
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

28th Good Earth Harvest Time Show

Oct 17
610 North Marr, Pocahontas
Living Farm Museum of the Ozarks
Hours of operation: daylight (about 6:15 a.m.) until late afternoon 6 p.m. The event includes sorghum making, tractor races, gospel/country singing, food for all and more...

Oct 17

21st Annual Ghosts of the Past

Oct 17
1741 Old Post Rd., Gillett
Arkanss Post National Memorial Visitor Center
Guides take you back in time as you stroll down the luminary-lined trail around Park Lake and observe history come to life. Watch and listen as ghosts of the past depict ...

Oct 17
- THRU - Oct 18

Arkansas Symphony Masterworks Dvorák’s Symphony No. 8

Oct 17
- Oct 18
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

Japanese Relocation Camps

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

Oct 18

Rhythm Jam

Oct 18
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
- THRU - Oct 23

Ricky Skaggs

Oct 20
- Oct 23
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

The Ordinary Life of Extraordinary Minnie

Oct 21
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 22

Rogers Historical Museum 40th Anniversary Gala

Oct 22
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

Notes at Night

Oct 22
104 East Central, Bentonville
Downtown Square
This free music series offers a wide array of styles from artists all over the region in various downtown venues. Plan on having dinner in downtown and staying late....

Oct 22

Warfield Concerts presents Three Mo' Tenors

Oct 22
203 Waverly Wood Circle, Helena-West Helena
Lily Peter Auditorium, PCCUA
Warfield Concerts is proud to present Three Mo' Tenors. The first production of the theatrically staged concert was in 2001 in New York City. It was televised by PBS Grea...

Oct 22
- THRU - Oct 24

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

Oct 22
- Oct 24
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
- THRU - Oct 25

Spider's Web by Agatha Christie

Oct 23
- Oct 25
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

Around the World with Disney

Oct 24
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

Trial by Jury Dinner Party

Oct 24
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

Sandal Weaving

Oct 24
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

Outdoor Dutch Oven Chili Dinner

Oct 24
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

Dutch Oven Workshop

Oct 24
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

Keeping House & Home Together: Experiences of a Confederate Wife

Oct 24
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

Haunted Night on the Battlefield

Oct 24
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
- THRU - Oct 25

Arkansas Symphony Pops Live! Cirque Musica

Oct 24
- Oct 25
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
- THRU - Oct 26

Pysanky at the Gardens 3-Day Exhibit and Workshop

Oct 24
- Oct 26
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

Vienna Boys' Choir in Concert

Oct 25
20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Wildwood Park for the Arts
The world-famous Vienna Boys' Choir performs....

Oct 29

Backstage Downtown

Oct 29
104 East Central, Bentonville
Downtown Square
Backstage Downtown is a series of ticketed unique culinary and performance experiences featuring art, music, and cooking talent from across the region. ...

Oct 30
- THRU - Oct 31

Spider's Web by Agatha Christie

Oct 30
- Oct 31
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
- THRU - Nov 01

The Addams Family

Oct 30
- Nov 01
317 W Walnut St, Rogers
Arkansas Public Theatre
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

Flix On The Bricks - Monsters vs. Aliens

Oct 31
200 Dupree Drive, Jacksonville
Nixon Library
An outdoor film event. Fun for families and children of all ages. ...

Oct 31

All Things Pumpkin!

Oct 31
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
It's Halloween and time to carve those pumpkins! In this fun and easy workshop you will learn more about the historic uses of pumpkins while you carve. We will also cook ...

Nov 01

After the War

Nov 01
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 01

Christmas Open House

Nov 01
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 02

Civil War Roundtable of the Delta

Nov 02
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 04
- THRU - Nov 05

Fall is for Photos 2-Day Workshop with Taylor Bellott

Nov 04
- Nov 05
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 04
- THRU - Nov 06

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

Nov 04
- Nov 06
1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
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 04
- THRU - Nov 07

The Hit Men

Nov 04
- Nov 07
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 05

Stroll The Square

Nov 05
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 05
- THRU - Nov 08

The Addams Family

Nov 05
- Nov 08
807 Riviera Dr, Rogers
Arkansas Public 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 06

Sandwiching in History at the Thomas M. Clifton House

Nov 06
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 06

Hot Springs Gallery Walk

Nov 06
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 06

Wildwood Park's Wine Reserve Dinner

Nov 06
20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Chenal Country Club
Celebratory gala to benefit the Wildwood Academy of Music & the Arts....

Nov 06
- THRU - Nov 08

National Native American Heritage Month

Nov 06
- Nov 08
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 07

Ouachita Arts Celebration

Nov 07
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 07

6th Annual Fall Craft Sale and Used Book Sale

Nov 07
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 07

Preserve Arkansas's 2015 Annual Fall Ramble

Nov 07
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 07

Chili and Cornbread Dutch Oven Workshop

Nov 07
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 07

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop

Nov 07
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 07

Gourd Workshop

Nov 07
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 07
- THRU - Nov 08

Arkansas Symphony Masterworks Beethoven & Blue Jeans

Nov 07
- Nov 08
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 09

A Tree of One's Own Gardening 101 Workshop

Nov 09
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 09

Gardens of France and England Workshop

Nov 09
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
- THRU - Nov 15

Pippin

Nov 10
- Nov 15
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

Notes at Night

Nov 12
104 East Central, Bentonville
Downtown Square
This free music series offers a wide array of styles from artists all over the region in various downtown venues. Plan on having dinner in downtown and staying late....

Nov 12
- THRU - Nov 14

Annual Mountain View Bluegrass Association's Fall Festival

Nov 12
- Nov 14
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 12
- THRU - Nov 14

Make It a Handmade Christmas

Nov 12
- Nov 14
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

"NEW" Trial by Jury 1880

Nov 14
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

Davidsonville 200 Lecture Series

Nov 14
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

Walks Through History at the Batesville Commercial Historic District

Nov 14
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 14

Soap Workshop

Nov 14
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

Casqui Foods

Nov 14
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

Fun & Frills Soap Making Workshop

Nov 14
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

Main Street Music Nights Series - Voxana

Nov 14
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 15

Have Yourself a Rosemary Little Christmas Workshop

Nov 15
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

Rhythm Jam

Nov 15
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

Arkansas Symphony Chamber Music - Merry Pranks

Nov 17
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 19

16th Annual Taste of the Holidays

Nov 19
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

Alive After Five

Nov 19
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 19

Backstage Downtown

Nov 19
104 East Central, Bentonville
Downtown Square
Backstage Downtown is a series of ticketed unique culinary and performance experiences featuring art, music, and cooking talent from across the region. ...

Nov 19

Brooklyn Rider

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

Nov 20
- THRU - Nov 21

The Nutcracker Ballet

Nov 20
- Nov 21
40 Parker Drive, Batesville
Independence Hall
The North Arkansas Dance Theatre presents the 11th Anniversary presentation of the Nutcracker Ballet. Nov 20th at 7:00 pm and Nov 21st at 2:30 and 7:00 pm. ...

Nov 20
- THRU - Nov 22

Ozark Storytellers Gathering

Nov 20
- Nov 22
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

Basket Weaving Workshop

Nov 21
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

Arts & Crafts Fair

Nov 21
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

Riverridge Arts Market

Nov 21
Helena AR, Helena-West Helena
This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for you to directly experience the unique culture of Phillips County and the surrounding Delta area and to be able to take a piece of ...

Nov 21
- THRU - Dec 31

Holiday Lights 4-Million Light Extravaganza

Nov 21
- Dec 31
540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens
5-9 p.m. daily. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas days. See 4 million brilliant bulbs transform approximately 17-acres into a memorable animated holiday display in on...

Nov 22

Janet Carson Workshop -- An All Arkansas Holiday

Nov 22
540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens
1-4:30 p.m. Join Janet Carson, garden staff, former NPCC culinary instructor Karla Nardi, Superior Bathhouse and Brewery chef Angela Nardi, and Audrey House of Chateau Au...

Nov 22

Sugar Plum Fairy Tea

Nov 22
4701 Grand Ave, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Riverfront Pavilion
Western Arkansas Ballet hosts the annual Sugar Plum Fairy Tea from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Attendees enjoy refreshments, crafts, a photo opportunity and interaction with cast memb...

Nov 22

2nd Annual Merchants Christmas Open House

Nov 22
PO Box 1447, Greenwood
Participating merchants offer many bargains, a trolley ride stars at the square and proceeds to each merchant's business....

Nov 22

Frosty!

Nov 22
1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City
East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center
A young orphan named Billy discovers magic in a stolen hat. When he places the hat on a snowman’s head, the snowman comes to life! But can Frosty the Snowman help Billy f...

Nov 24
- THRU - Nov 29

Annie

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

Nov 26

Thanksgiving Day Buffet and Gospel Concert

Nov 26
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Skillet Restaurant and White Oak Auditorium
Celebrate Thanksgiving with turkey, dressing, and all the fixin’s on a convenient buffet from 11 a.m  to 3 p.m. The Craft Village will be open all day for your...

Nov 27

Green Friday in the Craft Village

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

Nov 27

Ozark Holiday House Concert

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

Nov 27

Green Friday

Nov 27
Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
Are you looking for a relaxing way to spend the Friday after Thanksgiving away from all the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping? We’ll have s...

Nov 27

Green Friday

Nov 27
DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Avoid the crowds and mad rush of Black Friday shopping and instead escape to the park for a healthy day of fun in the outdoors! Explore one of the park's five trails or h...

Nov 27

Green Friday

Nov 27
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Avoid the hustle of the stores on Black Friday, go GREEN at Lake Dardanelle State Park. Join park interpreters as we celebrate the wild wonders you can find in your Natur...

Nov 29

Holiday Open House

Nov 29
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
Holiday Open House serves as the opening of our Christmas Exhibit – A Rogers Christmas in our 1895 Hawkins House, refreshments and crafts related to the bringing of the C...

Nov 29

16th Annual Open House

Nov 29
322 South Second Street, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
12:30-4 p.m. Celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season with us. Take a tour through the 1895 Hawkins House decorated for a typical Rogers Christmas from 1900. There...

Dec 03

Stroll The Square

Dec 03
213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...

Dec 03

Notes at Night

Dec 03
104 East Central, Bentonville
Downtown Square
This free music series offers a wide array of styles from artists all over the region in various downtown venues. Plan on having dinner in downtown and staying late....

Dec 03
- THRU - Jan 03

Peter and the Starcatcher

Dec 03
- Jan 03
PO Box 4188, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios
A play by Rick Elise based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, music by Wayne Barker. A wildly innovative, Tony Award-winning retelling of how an angst-ridd...

Dec 03
- THRU - Jan 21

Organic Matters: Arkansas Women to Watch

Dec 03
- Jan 21
701 S. Main Street, Pine Bluff
Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
Opening reception and gallery talk December 3, 5-7 p.m. Features the work of four female Arkansas artists whose work recortextualizes natural imagery to explore gender, s...

Dec 04

Live @ 5

Dec 04
701 S Main Street, Pine Bluff
Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
Live jazz, blues, and rock & roll from 5-7 p.m. featuring Dave Sadler....

Dec 04

Sandwiching in History at the Mandelbaum-Pfeifer House

Dec 04
323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Mandelbaum-Pfeifer House
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...

Dec 04

A White Hall Community Christmas

Dec 04
P O Box 20429, White Hall
James "Jitters" Morgan Community Center
6:30 p.m. Lighting of the Community Center Christmas Tree, a visit with Santa and his faithful elf. Games and prizes, booths, choirs and bands. There will also be refresh...

Dec 04

The 50th Annual Candlelight Service - Friday

Dec 04
1600 Washington Ave, Conway
Greene Chapel
7:30 p.m. The Hendrix College Choir presents a Service of Lessons and Carols modeled after the one offered annually at King's College in Cambridge, England. ...

Dec 04
- THRU - Dec 06

A Christmas Story

Dec 04
- Dec 06
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree ...

Dec 04
- THRU - Dec 06

Arkansas Craft Guild's 37th Annual Christmas Showcase

Dec 04
- Dec 06
P.O. Box 800, Little Rock
Statehouse Convention Center
A shopping extravaganza of high quality hand crafted fine and functional art featuring more than 100 artists. Door prizes awarded throughout the show. Live music. Lots of...

Dec 04
- THRU - Dec 06

The 15th Annual Block Street Holiday Art Sale

Dec 04
- Dec 06
16193 Pin Oak Rd, Fayetteville
Studio 545
Friday 7-9 p.m. opening reception. Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday noon - 4 p.m....

Dec 04
- THRU - Dec 13

The Pocket Theatre presents "Greetings!"

Dec 04
- Dec 13
170 Ravine St, Hot Springs
The Pocket Theatre
Though a play for all seasons, Greetings! is ideal for groups wanting something special to put on at Christmas/Hanukkah time. The Off-Broadway production starred Darren M...

Dec 05

Holiday Open House

Dec 05
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Come see Powhatan Historic State Park decked out in its Victorian Christmas finery! Join us for a family-oriented day of crafts, tours, activities, and refreshments. Cont...

Dec 05

Christmas Open House

Dec 05
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
See the park’s Mather Lodge dressed in its Christmas finery. Enjoy family oriented arts and crafts activities and seasonal entertainment. Contact the park for a sch...

Dec 05

The 50th Annual Candlelight Service - Saturday

Dec 05
1600 Washington Ave, Conway
Greene Chapel
7:30 p.m. The Hendrix College Choir presents a Service of Lessons and Carols modeled after the one offered annually at King's College in Cambridge, England. ...

Dec 05

Historic Handmade Holidays

Dec 05
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Get in the holiday spirit by learning how to make homemade Christmas ornaments like the 20th Century folks from Sawdust Hill, which is the current location of ...

Dec 05

29th Annual Christmas and Candlelight

Dec 05
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
You and your family will be in awe of the natural beauty that candlelit streets provide as you stroll through our historic village and d

Dec 05

Holiday Memories

Dec 05
5111 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
ArcBest Corporation Performing Arts Center
The Fort Smith Symphony features many of the classic holiday favorites as we remember from our very first Christmas celebrations. The Fort Smith Chorale is featured in po...

Dec 05

ACO Chorale: Making Beautiful Music Holiday Concert

Dec 05
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
This great choral ensemble features vocalists from all over northwest Arkansas, blending their voices to create beautiful music together. They perform the best in choral ...

Dec 05

Ozark Wood Turners Show and Sale

Dec 05
896 Mallard Point Road, Mountain Home
Baxter County Fair Grounds
Wood Turners from Northern Arkansas and Southern Missouri gather to show off their extraordinary craft. The members display their fine pieces made on the lathe. Items ran...

Dec 05

Holiday Tour of Homes

Dec 05
20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Tour some of Little Rock's most beautiful homes as they are decorated for the holidays. ...

Dec 05

Winter at the Lake

Dec 05
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Bring the whole family to the park for this one day winter event and discover how our wildlife survive the cold winter months. Warm up with some hot s...

Dec 05

A Christmas Carol

Dec 05
1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City
East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center
A powerful story of redemption, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, has enchanted audiences around the world with its simple message of selfless giving. Ebenezer Scrooge,...

Dec 05
- THRU - Dec 06

Christmas Open House - Civil War Living History Weekend

Dec 05
- Dec 06
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Park Grounds
Christmas will be in the air as in the days of the Civil War at Prairie Grove Battlefield. Wh...

Dec 06

The 50th Annual Candlelight Service - Sunday

Dec 06
1600 Washington Ave, Conway
Greene Chapel
7:30 p.m. The Hendrix College Choir presents a Service of Lessons and Carols modeled after the one offered annually at King's College in Cambridge, England. Reservations ...

Dec 06

48th Annual Christmas Frolic

Dec 06
200 East Third Sreet, Little Rock
Historic Arkansas Museum
1-4 p.m. This event celebrates Christmas as it was in the 1800s with living history, carols, reenactments, live music, dancing and more. Visitors come from across the sta...

Dec 06

Christmas Memories

Dec 06
203 Waverly Wood Circle, Helena-West Helena
Lily Peter Auditorium, PCCUA
2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. performances. A joint production, between Warfield Concerts, Helena Little Theatre and PCCUA is the highlight of the Christmas Season. This conc...

Dec 09

5th Annual Christmas Musical Extravaganza at Garvan Woodland Gardens

Dec 09
210 Short Street, Hot Springs
Anthony Chapel at Garvan Woodland Gardens
6:30 p.m. The Ringers of Hope Bell Choir and the Ouachita Hills String Ensemble and Chorale present their Christmas musical extravaganza. There is a special section just...

Dec 11

11th Ever Nog-Off

Dec 11
200 East Third Sreet, Little Rock
Historic Arkansas Museum
5-8 p.m. Start the season with the original friendly competition for the best eggnog in town. Historic Arkansas Museum invites you to a culinary celebration of a favorite...

Dec 11
- THRU - Dec 12

Christmas Buffet and Holiday Concert

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

Dec 11
- THRU - Dec 13

A Christmas Story

Dec 11
- Dec 13
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree ...

Dec 11
- THRU - Dec 13

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson

Dec 11
- Dec 13
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Can Mrs. Bradley pull off the Christmas Pageant with the Herdmans in all the major roles? You bet! But not without lots of gossip, laughter, tears and fire in the process...

Dec 11
- THRU - Dec 13

#AChristmasCarol

Dec 11
- Dec 13
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Arkansas Public Theatre
When mega-star Eben Sadler agrees to participate in a television reality show for the holidays, he gets more than he bargained for as social media, the hype of empty cele...

Dec 12

Holiday Wreath Workshop

Dec 12
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Wreaths have been used as holiday decorations for hundreds of years. Learn more about this tradition and decorate a natural wreath for your home. Class sizes are limited ...

Dec 12

Basket Weaving

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

Dec 12

Christmas Family Day

Dec 12
380 South 9th Street, Batesville
The annual Christmas Family Day event features activities, demonstrations and crafts for the whole family. Join us for an old fashioned Christmas party with fun for the ...

Dec 12

Mississippian Basket Weaving

Dec 12
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Archeologists have been lucky enough to find examples of basketry from the Mississippian time period and have learned to create replica baskets. Spend the day with a park...

Dec 12

Walks Through History at the Washington Street Historic District

Dec 12
323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Camden
McCollum-Chidester House
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...

Dec 12

Victorian Holiday Ball

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

Dec 12

29th Annual Christmas and Candlelight

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

Dec 12

Holiday Candle Making Workshop

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

Dec 12
- THRU - Dec 13

30th Annual Nutcracker Ballet

Dec 12
- Dec 13
4701 Grand Ave, Fort Smith
ArcBest Performing Arts Center
Western Arkansas Ballet presents their 30th Annual Nutcracker Ballet at 2:30 p.m. featuring a cast of nearly 100 local dancers and guests artists on stage for this timele...

Dec 15
- THRU - May 21

Putting People to Work Exhibit

Dec 15
- May 21
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A photo exhibit featuring public buildings and state parks in Northwest Arkansas built by New Deal workers during the Great Depression....

Dec 17
- THRU - Dec 20

#AChristmasCarol

Dec 17
- Dec 20
807 Riviera Dr, Rogers
Arkansas Public Theatre
When mega-star Eben Sadler agrees to participate in a television reality show for the holidays, he gets more than he bargained for as social media, the hype of empty cele...

Dec 18

Christmas Celebration Art After Hours

Dec 18
104 E. Main Stret, Mountain View
Arkansas Craft Gallery
5-8 p.m. Special Christmas shopping hours at the Arkansas Craft Gallery. Enjoy refreshments, artists, special gifts, free gift wrapping and more. ...

Dec 18
- THRU - Dec 20

Arkansas Symphony Pops Live! Holiday Pops with the ASO

Dec 18
- Dec 20
P. O. Box 7328, Little Rock
Connor Performing Arts Center
The ASO’s most popular and longest running tradition brings holiday cheer to music lovers of all ages. Featuring holiday music you know and the best artists from around t...

Dec 18
- THRU - Dec 20

A Christmas Story

Dec 18
- Dec 20
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
Humorist Jean Shepherd's memoir of growing up in the midwest in the 1940s follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree ...

Dec 20

Rhythm Jam

Dec 20
160 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village
Ponce de Leon Center
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...

Dec 28
- THRU - Apr 30

Art by Don Draper

Dec 28
- Apr 30
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
Don Draper was from Missouri and a self-taught painter of Ozark mills and landscapes. The exhibit features his known works of 15 Arkansas mills, plus a digital presentati...

Dec 31
- THRU - Jan 01

Last Night Fayetteville

Dec 31
- Jan 01
21 South Block Avenue, Fayetteville
Downtown Square
Last Night Fayetteville is a non-profit performing arts festival taking place on the downtown Fayetteville square on New Year's Eve. As the largest New Year's Eve celebra...

Jan 01
- THRU - May 01

African American Art from the Permanent Collection

Jan 01
- May 01
701 S Main, Pine Bluff
Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
The Art & Science Center reaches into its vault to exhibit highlights from its permanent collection of African American art. Artists featured include Romare Bearden, Eliz...

Jan 02

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop

Jan 02
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...

Jan 06
- THRU - Feb 26

Dust, Drought, and Dreams Gone Dry

Jan 06
- Feb 26
405 S. Pleasant St., Springdale
Springdale Public Library
The exhibition explores the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, one of the worst man-made disasters in American history. Learn how the storms wreaked havoc on the Great Plains, its p...

Jan 08

Pam Tillis

Jan 08
160 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village
Woodlands Auditorium
Daughter of country legend Mel Tillis, Pam Tillis has made her own mark in the country music business. A CMA Female Vocalist of the Year, she has written songs for some o...

Jan 16

Lee Jackson Banquet

Jan 16
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Latta Barn
Join us for an evening of fun and fellowship. Everyone is welcome. You can dress 1860s or 2016, whichever you wish. This banquet to honor great southern leaders is hosted...

Jan 16

Old-Timey Fermented Foods Workshop

Jan 16
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Farming families on the Arkansas Delta came from a mosaic of backgrounds, bringing unique traditions and foods with them. Continue past traditions by creating and enjoyi...

Jan 16

Winter Bird Feeding & Spring Butterfly Gardening Workshop

Jan 16
Jacksonport State Park, Newport
Visitor Center
The middle of January is the perfect time to think about hardships that native birds endure during the winter. It's also the time that gardeners are ordering spring seeds...

Jan 16

Main Street Music Nights Series - Smokey and the Mirror

Jan 16
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. Smokey and the Mirror, husband and wife duo Bryan and Bernice ...

Jan 16

Rag Rug Workshop

Jan 16
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
The art of making rugs from scraps of old fabric has been handed down for generations. Become part of this tradition and learn a new skill as you weave a no-sew rag rug. ...

Jan 19
- THRU - Jan 24

Kinky Boots

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

Jan 20

Kith, Kin, and Claims on Chicken Bristle Mountain

Jan 20
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program on the effects of the Civil War on an Ozark community, by Shiloh Museum outreach coordinator Susan Young....

Jan 21

Let's Hang On

Jan 21
203 Waverly Wood Circle, Helena-West Helena
Lily Peter Auditorium, PCCUA
7:30 p.m. performance. The best Frankie Valli tribute show on the road today, with additional tributes to Dusty Springfield and Petula Clark. This show will have you rock...

Jan 23

Jupiter and Beyond

Jan 23
5111 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
ArcBest Corporation Performing Arts Center
The Fort Smith Symphony presents exceptional music for chamber orchestra that will delight and astonish the audience. We begin the evening with Beethoven's Overture to "T...

Jan 27
- THRU - Jan 29

Still-Life Composition and Oil Painting Workshop

Jan 27
- Jan 29
1601 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
10 a.m.-5 p.m. David Cheifetz works with attendees on still-life composition, brush painting, and knife painting. Any skill level in painting is fine. However, more advan...

Jan 30

Making Afghans: The Tunisian Crochet Stitches

Jan 30
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Tunisian crochet combines the look of knitting with the ease of crochet. Popular since the Victorian Era, afghans are found on the backs of couches across America. Join u...

Jan 30

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop

Jan 30
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Ever noticed that all food tastes better cooked outside and over a fire? It's a longstanding tradition in the State Parks of Arkansas. Here is your chance to learn to co...

Jan 30

Healing Herbal Teas Workshop

Jan 30
Jacksonport State Park, Newport
Visitor Center
When it's cold outside, a piping hot cup of savory, healthful, herbal tea is just what the doctor ordered! In this workshop, learn several varieties of native herbal or m...

Jan 30
- THRU - Jan 31

Arkansas Symphony Masterworks Firebird Suite

Jan 30
- Jan 31
P. O. Box 7328, Maumelle
Maumelle Performing Arts Center
Kiril Laskarov, violin Rossini – La gazza ladra: Overture Mendelssohn – Concerto for Violin Visconti – Black Bend Stravinsky – The Firebird Suite (1919) Saturday E...

Feb 01
- THRU - May 21

"Lum" Gibson's Legacy: Ozark Split-Oak Baskets

Feb 01
- May 21
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
An exhibit on the life and work of the Gibson family of basket-makers....

Feb 02

Arkansas Symphony Chamber Music - Mozart & Mendelssohn

Feb 02
P. O. Box 7328, Little Rock
Clinton Presidential Library
Dohnányi - Sextet in C Major, Op. 37 Mozart - String Quartet in A Major, K. 169 Mendelssohn - Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66 Tuesday Evening – 7:00 p.m. ...

Feb 03

Spring Wine Tasting Class

Feb 03
1000 Campus Drive, Helena-West Helena
Here's your chance to brush up on the art and enjoyment of wine. Learn all about what makes a good wine a great wine. Offered again on February 17. ...

Feb 04
- THRU - Feb 28

Fault

Feb 04
- Feb 28
PO Box 4188, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios
A World Premiere by Robert Ford. In the aftermath of nuclear disaster in the Arkansas River Valley, Gabe disregards a government quarantine and returns to his family f...

Feb 05

Taste of the Wildlife

Feb 05
701 S Main Street, Pine Bluff
Pine Bluff County Club
The Arts & Science Center hosts the wildly successful Taste of the Wild Life. Thanks to the skill and generosity of our local hunters you will enjoy wild game prepared by...

Feb 05
- THRU - Feb 06

The Fantasticks

Feb 05
- Feb 06
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
A funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience to use their imagination and...

Feb 05
- THRU - Feb 07

The Whales of August by David Berry

Feb 05
- Feb 07
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
It's mid-1950s and two elderly sisters are living out the summers of their twilight years on a small island off the coast of Maine. As these endearing women search for ca...

Feb 05
- THRU - Feb 07

Monty Python's Spamalot

Feb 05
- Feb 07
807 Riviera Dr, Rogers
Arkansas Public Theatre
Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and Frenc...

Feb 06

28th Annual Home and Garden Seminar & Show

Feb 06
1901 Triple E Road, Pine Bluff
Pine Bluff Convention Center
8 a.m.-3 p.m. Speakers, workshops, and door prizes. Concessions by Jefferson County 4-H. ...

Feb 09
- THRU - Feb 14

Mamma Mia!

Feb 09
- Feb 14
495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
More than 50 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make this the ultimate feel-good show! Writer Cathe...

Feb 11
- THRU - Feb 14

Monty Python's Spamalot

Feb 11
- Feb 14
807 Riviera Dr, Rogers
Arkansas Public Theatre
Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and Frenc...

Feb 11
- THRU - Apr 24

Installation by Dawn Holder

Feb 11
- Apr 24
701 S. Main, Pine Bluff
Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas
Open reception and gallery talk on February 11, 5-7 p.m. Contemporary ceramic artist Dawn Holder creates a new, site specific installation. Holder is Assistant Professor ...

Feb 12
- THRU - Feb 13

The Whales of August by David Berry

Feb 12
- Feb 13
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
It's mid-1950s and two elderly sisters are living out the summers of their twilight years on a small island off the coast of Maine. As these endearing women search for ca...

Feb 12
- THRU - Feb 13

Valentine's Dinner & Program

Feb 12
- Feb 13
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
Williams' Tavern Restaurant
Escape the crowds and the fuss by stepping into a simpler time. Enjoy a romantic evening with someone special at our historic Williams' Tavern Restaurant. A surrey ride, ...

Feb 12
- THRU - Feb 14

The Fantasticks

Feb 12
- Feb 14
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
A funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience to use their imagination and...

Feb 13

Sandal Weaving Workshop

Feb 13
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
The prehistoric Arkansans performed many tasks to make their lives more comfortable. Sandal weaving likely was one of those tasks. Come learn how to make twined sandals ...

Feb 13

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop

Feb 13
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Ever noticed that all food tastes better cooked outside and over a fire? It's a longstanding tradition in the State Parks of Arkansas. Here is your chance to learn to co...

Feb 13

Pearl Stringing Workshop

Feb 13
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Freshwater pearls from the bottom of the Black River have been a large part of our local history, but what do you do with the pearls once they’re found? Join our st...

Feb 13
- THRU - Feb 14

Arkansas Symphony Pops Live! Broadway Rocks!

Feb 13
- Feb 14
P. O. Box 7328, Little Rock
Connor Performing Arts Center
Christiane Noll, vocalist Carpathia Jenkins, vocalist Rob Evan, vocalist This high energy show brings together exciting vocalists from the Broadway stage performin...

Feb 16
- THRU - Feb 19

Surfs Up

Feb 16
- Feb 19
160 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village
Woodlands Auditorium
The Hot Springs Village Concerts Association presents Surf’s Up. Enjoy the music of the Beach Boys, the Hondells and others performed by this talented group of five with ...

Feb 17

"Conservation in the Illinois River Watershed in Northwest Arkansas"

Feb 17
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program by Dr. Delia Haak, executive director of the Illinois River Watershed Partnership....

Feb 18
- THRU - Feb 20

Quilter's Retreat

Feb 18
- Feb 20
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Three days of quilting, relaxation, and fun with other quilters await you at the cozy comfort quilt retreat.  Several packages and different classes are available.&n...

Feb 18
- THRU - Feb 21

Monty Python's Spamalot

Feb 18
- Feb 21
807 Riviera Dr, Rogers
Arkansas Public Theatre
Spamalot retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and Frenc...

Feb 19
- THRU - Feb 21

Cirque du Soleil: TORUK - The First Flight

Feb 19
- Feb 21
511 W 7th St, North Little Rock
Verizon Arena
The new Cirque du Soleil touring show inspired by James Cameron’s record-breaking movie Avatar, TORUK – The First Flight, will be presented as part of a global tour in ...

Feb 19
- THRU - Feb 21

LANTERNS! Festival

Feb 19
- Feb 21
20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Wildwood Park for the Arts
Little Rock's annual deep-winter festival returns to celebrate cultures from around the world....

Feb 19
- THRU - Feb 21

The Fantasticks

Feb 19
- Feb 21
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
A funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience to use their imagination and...

Feb 20

Lye Soap Making Workshop

Feb 20
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Making something with your own hands and using it in your home is a rare gift to have. This month we will explore the cold process of lye soap making and invite you and ...

Feb 20

Loom Knitting Workshop

Feb 20
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Intimidated by learning to knit with needles? Loom knitting is a simple alternative with no needle required! Discover the joy of making a homemade scarf on your own loom ...

Feb 26

Million Dollar Quartet

Feb 26
1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City
East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center
Broadway’s Million Dollar Quartet is the new smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cas...

Feb 26
- THRU - Feb 27

"Shakespeare in the Park" Performances and Workshops

Feb 26
- Feb 27
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1940 WPA Gym
Enjoy an evening performance of Shakespeare in the Park. On Friday, February 26, enjoy the famous tragedy Julies Caesar. On Saturday, February 27, enjoy the famo...

Feb 26
- THRU - Feb 28

25th Annual Arkansas Flower & Garden Show

Feb 26
- Feb 28
PO Box 638, Little Rock
Statehouse Convention Center
The Arkansas Flower & Garden Show is a fun and educational celebration of gardening and beautification in Arkansas. Visitors get an early taste of spring and take home do...

Feb 27

Lye Soap Making Workshop

Feb 27
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Making something with your own hands and using it in your home is a rare gift to have. This month explore the cold process of lye soap making and make your own homemade ...

Feb 27

Egg Basket Weaving Workshop

Feb 27
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, everyone needs a relaxing and enjoyable hobb...

Feb 27
- THRU - Feb 28

64th Annual Home Show

Feb 27
- Feb 28
2901 Main Street, North Little Rock
Verizon Arena
More than 200 exhibitors on two floors showcase the latest in home furnishings, remodeling ideas, technology and home energy solutions. Visit our “Ask the Builder” Booth,...

Feb 27
- THRU - Feb 28

Arkansas Symphony Masterworks Bernstein & Brahms

Feb 27
- Feb 28
P. O. Box 7328, Maumelle
Maumelle Performing Arts Center
Bernstein – Chichester Psalms Brahms – Ein deutsches Requiem Saturday Evening – 7:30 p.m. Sunday Matinee – 3:00 p.m. ...

Mar 01

Arkansas Symphony Chamber Music - Mendelssohn’s String Symphony No. 10

Mar 01
P. O. Box 7328, Little Rock
Clinton Presidential Library
Prokofiev - Sonata for Two Violins in C Major, Op. 56 Beethoven - String Quartet in C minor, Op. 18 No. 4 Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Mendelssohn - Strin...

Mar 01
- THRU - Mar 06

Cinderella

Mar 01
- Mar 06
495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award- winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with ...

Mar 05
- THRU - Mar 06

Go, Dog. Go!

Mar 05
- Mar 06
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Adaptation by Allison Gregory and Steven Dietz, based on the book by P.D. Eastman. The classic children's book comes to life on stage in an explosion of movement, music, ...

Mar 06

Peter Rabbit Tales

Mar 06
1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City
East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center
In celebration of Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday anniversary, Enchantment Theatre brings her captivating stories to life. Using fantastic masks, whimsical puppets, gorge...

Mar 10
- THRU - Mar 12

Annual Spring Bluegrass Festival

Mar 10
- Mar 12
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Large Auditorium
This twice-annual event is produced by the Mountain View Blue Grass Association. Visit www.mountainview-bluegrass.com for all ticket and performer information....

Mar 12

Oak Ridge Boys

Mar 12
1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City
East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center
The Oak Ridge Boys have one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in country music. Their four-part harmonies and upbeat songs have spawned dozens of hits and e...

Mar 12

Gardening Basics for Spring

Mar 12
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
There are many reasons to garden. Some garden for self-sufficiency, some for health reasons, and others simply want to beautify their yard. ...

Mar 12

Dutch Oven Workshop: Comfort Foods

Mar 12
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Who knew that meatloaf and macaroni and cheese were cooked 200 years ago? In the 19th century, homes lacked electricity a...

Mar 12

Yo-yo Quilt Workshop

Mar 12
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Celebrate National Quilting Month with yo-yos! Simply gathering a circle of fabric along the edge and pulling tight forms a puff that can be used in quilting and other cr...

Mar 12

Artifact and Fossil ID Day

Mar 12
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Celebrate Arkansas Archeology Month by learning about artifacts that are in your own collection! Dr. Jeff Mitchem, Parkin Station Archeologist (and other experts) will be...

Mar 13

Tales from the South: On the Road 3Dietz

Mar 13
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Another visit from from the folks of that unique, unrehearsed radio showcase of Southern writers which broadcasts locally on KUAF. Host Paula Morell chooses local writers...

Mar 18

Welcome Spring: Child's Night Out

Mar 18
Mississippi River State Park, Marianna
Multi-Purpose Room
Spring is just around the corner and we are celebrating with an evening of fun interpretive programs based around celestial exploration. 3rd through 6th

Mar 18
- THRU - Mar 20

French Colonial Days

Mar 18
- Mar 20
White Oak Lake State Park, Bluff City
Pavilion
In 1783, a French trader named Fabre settled on a bluff above the Ouachita River and called the settlement “Ecore Fabre,” which is the present city of Camden,...

Mar 18
- THRU - Mar 20

48th Annual Jonquil Festival

Mar 18
- Mar 20
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Create memories and celebrate a tradition at Historic Washington State Park. This three-day festival heralds the arrival of spring in Southwest Arkansas! Thousands of jon...

Mar 19

Machine Quilting Workshop

Mar 19
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Join the staff at the Plantation Agriculture Museum to celebrate National Quilting Month and discover your own creative skills in the craft of quilting! Bring your readi...

Mar 19

Spring Equinox Celebration

Mar 19
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
The Plum Bayou Culture built this unique mound complex over 1,000 years ago. Activities at this ceremonial center may have included games, feasts, and other special celeb...

Mar 19
- THRU - Mar 23

Ozark Folk School - Spring Session

Mar 19
- Mar 23
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Spend an entire week immersed in learning a new craft or just a day polishing up your skills.  Ozark Folk School offers classes in pottery, weaving, tin smithing, so...

Mar 20

Cast Iron Pie Pan Workshop

Mar 20
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center Amphitheater
Outdoor cooking is a strong tradition in state parks. Learn history and techniques of Dutch oven cooking and receive a pie pan cookware. We can make anything from pies,...

Mar 21
- THRU - Mar 25

Spring Planters Youth Retreat

Mar 21
- Mar 25
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
This pioneer retreat will kick off with an exciting five-days of themes (to be announced soon) that your kids can pick and choose from daily. They will join the park inte...

Mar 21
- THRU - Mar 25

Arkansas Spring Break Week

Mar 21
- Mar 25
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
TBA
Family-friendly programs, including some evening activities, are scheduled during this week: guided hikes, nature games, park tours, and more. Contact the park for a sche...

Mar 21
- THRU - Mar 25

Arkansas Spring Break

Mar 21
- Mar 25
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
School is out, state parks are in. The park will offer programs and activities all week as we discover the many signs in nature that signal the coming of spring....

Mar 22
- THRU - Mar 26

Spring Break

Mar 22
- Mar 26
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Looking for family-friendly Spring Break fun? Enjoy hands-on activities all week as you explore the past and make memories for the future. Contact the park for a detailed...

Mar 24

Mini Day Camp For Ages 11-13

Mar 24
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Come and try a Pinnacle Mountain Day Camp for a day. See if your child would like to spend a full week with us in one of our summer day camps. Activities will include nat...

Mar 24
- THRU - Mar 26

Archeology for Everyone

Mar 24
- Mar 26
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Spend quality family time at Parkin during spring break learning how archeological investigations really happen. No whips or pith helmets, just trowels and a lot of dirt!...

Mar 25
- THRU - Mar 26

15th Annual Knap-In

Mar 25
- Mar 26
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Near Ball Field
This type of "knapping" requires skill, talent, and lots of practice!  It is the primitive art of making and using stone tools and arrowheads. Come watch some "seaso...

Mar 25
- THRU - Mar 27

Great Escape Weekend and Easter Egg Hunt

Mar 25
- Mar 27
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Parkwide Locations
Celebrate spring and the great outdoors at our Great Escape Weekend! Enjoy free nature programs and family activities. The celebration concludes with an “Easter Egg...

Mar 30
- THRU - Apr 02

Annual Groundhog Kiln Woodfiring

Mar 30
- Apr 02
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Participants in this workshop will load the kiln and begin firing on Wednesday. About 36 hours later, they’ll be able to quit stoking the kiln. On Saturday, the res...

Mar 31
- THRU - Apr 24

Rapture, Blister, Burn

Mar 31
- Apr 24
PO Box 4188, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios
By Gina Gionfriddo. Sparks fly in this “intensely smart, immensely funny” (The New York Times) 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist about women who want to have it all. After ...

Apr 02

9th Annual "Cookin" With Coals" Cook-off

Apr 02
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Pavilion
Ready! Set! Cook! Teams of 2-3 people will cook three dishes in Dutch ovens - one bread, one main dish, and a dessert. These dishes will be judged and then samples will b...

Apr 02

Park Day

Apr 02
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Contribute to the future by protecting our past. Join park sta...

Apr 08
- THRU - Apr 10

A Streetcar Named Desire

Apr 08
- Apr 10
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
The play reveals - to the very depths - the character of Blanche du Bois, a woman whose life has been undermined by her romantic illusions. This leads her to reject the r...

Apr 08
- THRU - Apr 10

Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring

Apr 08
- Apr 10
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Here comes a classic in the American Theatre, a frenzied, hilarious, madcap black comedy. From elderberry wine, to murder, to family crazies and criminals, to play-writin...

Apr 09

Dutch Oven Workshop

Apr 09
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Picnic Hill 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...

Apr 09

Plum Bayou Gardening

Apr 09
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Whether you fancy yourself a green thumb or are just interested in learning about the ways the Plum Bayou culture grew and used plants, this program is for you. A park in...

Apr 09

"Now We're Cookin" Dutch Oven Workshop

Apr 09
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Pavilion
This hands-on workshop is a tasty way to learn the basic skills of cooking in a Dutch oven while preparing 3-4 dishes. We cook it and then we eat it!  Registration i...

Apr 09

Cast Iron Bread Making Workshop

Apr 09
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center Amphitheater
Join park interpreters to rediscover something our grandparents knew all along: cast iron cookware produces mouthwatering foods. No matter where you cook, cast iron can d...

Apr 09
- THRU - Apr 10

Arkansas Symphony Masterworks Season Finale: Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5

Apr 09
- Apr 10
P. O. Box 7328, Maumelle
Maumelle Performing Arts Center
Ted Ludwig, guitar Bernstein – Candide: Overture Sparr – Concerto for Jazz Guitar *WORLD PREMIERE* Shostakovich – Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47 Saturday Evening...

Apr 12

Arkansas Symphony Chamber Music - Brahms & Dvorák

Apr 12
P. O. Box 7328, Little Rock
Clinton Presidential Library
Brahms - Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 101 Bartok - String Quartet No. 4 Dvorák- String Quartet No. 14 in A-flat Major, Op. 105 Tuesday Evening – 7:00 p.m. ...

Apr 14

Music Roots Concert

Apr 14
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Large Auditorium
The Music Roots program is co-sponsored by the Committee of 100, the Mountain View Bluegrass Association, the Mountain View School District, and the Ozark Folk Center S...

Apr 15

Evening Concerts Begin

Apr 15
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Large Auditorium
Music occupies very special places in the hearts of Ozark Mountain folk. The songs of the south and the folk dance tunes of the region provide a treasured glimpse of...

Apr 15
- THRU - Apr 16

Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring

Apr 15
- Apr 16
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Here comes a classic in the American Theatre, a frenzied, hilarious, madcap black comedy. From elderberry wine, to murder, to family crazies and criminals, to play-writin...

Apr 15
- THRU - Apr 17

A Streetcar Named Desire

Apr 15
- Apr 17
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
The play reveals - to the very depths - the character of Blanche du Bois, a woman whose life has been undermined by her romantic illusions. This leads her to reject the r...

Apr 15
- THRU - Apr 17

Historic Powhatan School of the Lady

Apr 15
- Apr 17
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
This two and a half day school focuses on teaching female living historians and re-enactors the life of a lady in 19th century America. Immerse yourself in Victorian-era ...

Apr 15
- THRU - Apr 17

The Battle of Poison Springs

Apr 15
- Apr 17
Poison Springs Battleground State Park, Camden
The Battle of Poison Springs took place on April 18th, 1864 and was part of the Red River Campaign in Arkansas. Join us as we commemorate the 152nd anniversary of The Ba...

Apr 16

Apron Workshop

Apr 16
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Aprons were a necessity for women of the past, but that didn't mean they were plain! Discover the importance of aprons as you decorate one to take home. Class sizes are l...

Apr 16

Wild Edibles Workshop

Apr 16
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Cafe Pavillion
Learn more about finding, identifying, and cooking items from nature’s own wild garden! We will even cook special dishes to enjoy!...

Apr 16

Jenkins' Ferry Clean-up

Apr 16
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Jenkins' Ferry Battlefield State Park
State park staff and the Friends of Jenkins' Ferry Battlefield State Park will strive to continue preserving an American Civil War site in Grant County. Efforts to save t...

Apr 16
- THRU - Apr 17

Signs of Spring Weekend

Apr 16
- Apr 17
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
TBA
Learn about our ‘wild edibles’, enjoy hikes, crafts, and more as we welcome spring! Be a part of the spring activities at Devil's Den State Park! Call the par...

Apr 17

Earth Day Celebrations

Apr 17
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
West Summit Picnic Area
Celebrate Earth Day with programs dedicated to “Going Green! Contact the park for a sc...

Apr 19
- THRU - Apr 24

The Bridges of Madison County

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

Apr 21
- THRU - Apr 23

Annual Dulcimer Jamboree

Apr 21
- Apr 23
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration, Large Auditorium
Classes are offered for all playing levels and styles and include both hammered and mountain dulcimer classes. Instructors perform afternoon and evening concerts. This we...

Apr 22

Conservation School Day

Apr 22
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
State parks as well as other agencies and individuals work tirelessly behind the scenes to preserve and protect our natural and