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May 03
- THRU - May 21

Putting People to Work Exhibit

May 03
- 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....

May 05
- THRU - May 06

Arkansas Heritage Month School Days

May 05
- May 06
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Celebrate Arkansas Heritage Month by bringing your students to learn about this year’s Heritage Month theme: art! There were many artists in Parkin’s history ...

May 06

19th Century Girls Night Out

May 06
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
Williams' Tavern Restaurant
Experience a girls night out with a trip back in time. Enjoy a...

May 06
- THRU - May 07

The Foreigner

May 06
- May 07
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
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....

May 07

Dutch Oven Brunch

May 07
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Pavilion 1
Celebrate Mother's Day weekend by bringing your mom to the park and treating her to a cast iron Dutch oven breakfast. Participants will learn how to use and care for Dutc...

May 07

Round Basket Weaving Workshop

May 07
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Join a local basket weaver to get hands-on experience and create your own beautiful, functional, round basket to take home. Participants may bring a sack lunch or explor...

May 07

Pearl Stringing Workshop

May 07
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Pearls were once part of a booming industry on the lower White River. Learn to make and care for jewelry made from real freshwater pearls. Please specify necklace, bracel...

May 07

Herb & Plant Sale

May 07
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Drop by to see the herb garden and pick up a few herbs and other plants for your garden or containers. Members of the 21st Century Club will be out early with plants that...

May 07
- THRU - May 08

Arkansas Symphony Pops Live! The Movie Music of John Williams

May 07
- May 08
P. O. Box 7328, Little Rock
Connor Performing Arts Center
Star Wars. Jaws. Jurassic Park. E.T. Indiana Jones. Superman: The Movie. Harry Potter. These movies are only a small portion of the films featuring the incredible music c...

May 09
- THRU - May 11

Basic Letterpress Printing

May 09
- May 11
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Turn back the clock to a time when printing was produced using handset metal type and foot powered presses. In this three day class, you will learn the fundamentals of ty...

May 12
- THRU - May 13

Civil War School Days

May 12
- May 13
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Celebrate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War with an unforgettable learning experience at Powhatan Historic State Park! Students will join our staff of living historia...

May 12
- THRU - May 29

Murder for Two

May 12
- May 29
PO Box 4188, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios
Book and music by Joe Kinosian, Book and lyrics by Kellen Blair. Everyone’s a suspect in this multi-award-winning musical comedy fresh from its national debut. A smal...

May 13
- THRU - May 15

The Foreigner

May 13
- May 15
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
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....

May 14

"Pickin' In The Park"

May 14
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Depot
Bring your seat and come to play or just listen to a little gospel, old-time country, and bluegrass music at the Depot. Professionals and amateurs are invited to bring th...

May 14

Arkansas Heritage Day

May 14
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
TBA
May is Arkansas Heritage Month, and you are invited to discover the state’s rich heritage in Arkansas’s first state park. From Native American Indian life to ...

May 16
- THRU - May 17

Territorial School Days

May 16
- May 17
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Teachers bring your students out to the park for this special annual school event so they can learn what brought early frontiersmen to Arkansas. Living history chara...

May 20
- THRU - May 22

The Foreigner

May 20
- May 22
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Center on the Square
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....

May 21

Singing Men of Arkansas in Concert

May 21
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
This amazing choral group is an auditioned men's choir pursuing professional excellence in choral sound. With a broad variety of repertoire, SMA inspires and entertains a...

May 21

Armed Forces Honor Day

May 21
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Join Historic Washington State Park as we honor those who...

May 21

Hope/Hempstead County Bluegrass Festival

May 21
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Historic Washington State Park serves as host for the Spring H...

May 21

Historic Women’s Skills Workshop

May 21
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Girl power time! Come learn skills practiced by the past females of Parkin in this workshop tailored specifically for women. Activities will include fiber arts, fire star...

May 28

Silent City Speaks "Cemetery Living History Tour"

May 28
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Go inside the gates of the historic cemeteries at Historic Washington State Park to “meet” the residents at their final resting place. Tours through the cemet...

May 28
- THRU - May 30

Memorial Day Observance

May 28
- May 30
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Lake Catherine State Park
Join us for a weekend filled with activities for the entire family as we remember and honor those who gave their lives protecting America's freedom. Interpretive programs...

May 29
- THRU - May 30

Memorial Day Celebration

May 29
- May 30
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft village, Gift Shop, General Store
In addition to our regular Tuesday - Saturday week of craft demonstrations and music, the Craft Village will be open Sunday and Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. Activ...

May 30

Silent City Speaks "Cemetery Living History Tour"

May 30
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Go inside the gates of the historic cemeteries at Historic Washington State Park to “meet” the residents at their final resting place. Tours through the cemet...

Jun 02

Crafts at the Cabin

Jun 02
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Every Thursday in June, join park staff at the log cabin for family-friendly crafts in celebration of National Great Outdoors Month. Contact the park for details....

Jun 04

Ornamental Gardening Workshop

Jun 04
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Ornamentals aren’t just flowers anymore. Join our park gardener for a discussion and hands-on workshop with plants that may be grown for the aesthetic value of thei...

Jun 04

Jams & Jellies Canning Workshop

Jun 04
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Do you miss your grandmother’s jams and jellies? Join the museum interpreter to create savory jams and jellies, learn proper techniques of water bath canning, and ...

Jun 06
- THRU - Jun 08

Explorers Camp

Jun 06
- Jun 08
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
This three day, one night experience is designed to introduce kids ages 7-9 to the wonders of our natural world. Campers explore the Ozarks through a variety of experienc...

Jun 06
- THRU - Jan 14

At Home in the Ozarks, 1974

Jun 06
- Jan 14
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
An exhibit featuring photos of native Ozarkers and "back-to-the-landers" by Jim Simmons....

Jun 07

Trash to Treasure Series

Jun 07
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Cardboard boxes, cereal boxes, cardboard egg cartons and paper, everyone has at least a few of the above lying around. Lake Dardanelle State Park has creative ways to tur...

Jun 07
- THRU - Jun 10

Nature Explorers Day Camp

Jun 07
- Jun 10
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
This “nature detective” camp is designed for kids ages 7-10. There will be 4 days of hikes, visiting with live animals, nature programs, and more! Advance pay...

Jun 10
- THRU - Jun 12

27th Annual Bat-O-Rama Weekend

Jun 10
- Jun 12
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
TBA
Join park staff and guests for great family fun as we celebrate one of the most beneficial but misunderstood creatures in the world……BATS! Special guests wi...

Jun 11

English Paper Piecing Workshop

Jun 11
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
English paper piecing is a centuries-old form of quilt making in which fabric is wrapped around paper and hand sewn together. Join us to learn this easy, portable, and pr...

Jun 11

Bread and Butter Workshop

Jun 11
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
Sanders Kitchen
There is more than one way to experience history. Come and have bread and butter with us. Sample some historic bread and make your own butter. We will cook Sally Lunn bre...

Jun 13
- THRU - Jun 17

Cub Scout Day Camp

Jun 13
- Jun 17
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Pavilion
This day camp for local Cub Scouts features guided nature hikes, swimming, archery, crafts, and much more! Contact the park interpreter for more information....

Jun 14
- THRU - Jun 16

Explorer Day Camp

Jun 14
- Jun 16
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Nature Cabin
Would you like to get your child outside more? Let us introduce them to a new level of outdoor fun and adventure. During our three day camp we will explore our state park...

Jun 14
- THRU - Jun 17

Wilderness Explorers Day Camp

Jun 14
- Jun 17
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Older children ages 11-13 will enjoy this chance to explore the wilderness at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Camp activities may include canoe/kayak floats, extensive hiki...

Jun 17
- THRU - Jun 19

Annual Lake Greeson Days

Jun 17
- Jun 19
Daisy State Park, Kirby
Visitor Center
Join us for Lake Greeson Days! This event will include our 27th Annual Kids Fishing Derby as well as a variety of contests, programs, and tours. There will be prizes plus...

Jun 18

Music in the Park

Jun 18
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Enjoy an evening on the lawn of the 1874 Courthouse at Historic Washington listening to live music from the past to the present. Bring your own lawn chair. In case of inc...

Jun 18

Gourd Workshop

Jun 18
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Gourds have been used for centuries for a variety of purposes. Join the park interpreter and learn how to shape and decorate these unusual plants and create things like b...

Jun 18

Summer Solstice Celebration

Jun 18
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Celebrate the arrival of summer with an array of outdoor activities for the whole family. Try your hand at using primitive style weapons, create and take home native styl...

Jun 20
- THRU - Jun 22

Lake Charles Fun Fit Day Camp

Jun 20
- Jun 22
Lake Charles State Park, Powhatan
TBA
Challenge your kids this summer with Fit Day Camp. Campers play games and do activities that help improve their physical fitness while having fun. Some activities include...

Jun 21

Trash to Treasure Series

Jun 21
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Cardboard boxes, cereal boxes, cardboard egg cartons and paper, everyone has at least a few of the above lying around. Lake Dardanelle State Park has creative ways to tur...

Jun 21
- THRU - Jun 23

Adventure Day Camp

Jun 21
- Jun 23
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow
This camp will introduce boys ages 7 – 11 to the wonders of the natural world. Through a variety of experiences including hiking, camping skills, kayaking, crafting...

Jun 21
- THRU - Jun 24

4-Day Adventure Day Camp

Jun 21
- Jun 24
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Option 1: Wickes Union Bank, Option 2: Scotty's in Cove, Option 3: Visitor Center
Would you like your child to get outside more? During our 4-day camp explore the Cossatot River with hikes, adventure, close-up nature studies, and hands-on activities. ...

Jun 22
- THRU - Jun 24

Archeology Daycamp

Jun 22
- Jun 24
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Campers ages 10-14 will dig deeper into Arkansas’s past and learn that it is not what you find, but what you find out. Learn excavation and laboratory techniques an...

Jun 22
- THRU - Jun 24

Children’s Day Camp – Ages 8-12

Jun 22
- Jun 24
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
At this camp, youngsters ages 8-12 will join the staff from Parkin Archeological State Park for three days of fun and learning. Part of the camp will happen right here at...

Jun 24
- THRU - Jun 25

Mount Magazine Butterfly Festival XX

Jun 24
- Jun 25
Mount Magazine State Park, Paris
Visitor Center
The Mount Magazine Butterfly Festival is one of the most popular nature-related family events in Arkansas! Enjoy hands-on, make and take crafts, nature related games, gui...

Jun 25

27th P.A.M. Anniversary

Jun 25
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Bring your family and join the museum staff for free Dutch-oven desserts and homemade ice cream in celebration of our opening anniversary! Plantation Agriculture Museum f...

Jun 27
- THRU - Jun 30

Overnight Adventure Camp

Jun 27
- Jun 30
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Option 1: Wickes Union Bank, Option 2: Scotty's in Cove, Option 3: Visitor Center
We will be hiking, fishing, swimming, learning how to build fires correctly and exploring other state parks including Daisy, Queen Wilhelmina, and Crater of Diamonds. Sp...

Jun 28

Trash to Treasure Series

Jun 28
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Cardboard boxes, cereal boxes, cardboard egg cartons and paper, everyone has at least a few of the above lying around. Lake Dardanelle State Park has creative ways to tur...

Jun 29
- THRU - Jul 01

Agri-Adventure Day Camp

Jun 29
- Jul 01
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Are you and your kids ready for a break? This three-day adventure camp, for children ages 8-12, will have them leap into a whole other world of exciting life on the Delt...

Jul 01
- THRU - Jul 04

4th of July Weekend Celebration on the Cossatot River

Jul 01
- Jul 04
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
TBA
Join park interpreters for a weekend of fun programming, snorkeling, kayaking on the Cossatot River, and breakfast at the Sandbar as we welcome our coming Independence Da...

Jul 01
- THRU - Jul 04

4th of July Star Spangled Weekend

Jul 01
- Jul 04
White Oak Lake State Park, Bluff City
Join us for a fun-filled Independence Day weekend! There will be a full weekend of programs and activities. Come out and celebrate with us! Contact the park for program...

Jul 02

The Reading and Signing of the Declaration of Independence

Jul 02
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Hear the Declaration of Independence read as was commonly done in the 19th century at the 1874 Courthouse Visitor Center. Afterwards, sign your own “John Hancock&rd...

Jul 02
- THRU - Jul 04

Independence Day Weekend

Jul 02
- Jul 04
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Lake Catherine State Park
Celebrate the Fourth of July weekend at Lake Catherine State Park. Recreational activities and lake tours are scheduled plus a variety of patriotic crafts and games. Admi...

Jul 04

July 4th Island Festival

Jul 04
DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Lodge Island
Bring the whole family out to the park and make some great memories this 4th of July. Park interpreters will have a host of programs and activities lined up to help you e...

Jul 04

The Reading and Signing of the Declaration of Independence

Jul 04
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Hear the Declaration of Independence read as was commonly done in the 19th century at the 1874 Courthouse Visitor Center. Afterwards, sign your own “John Hancock&rd...

Jul 04

July 4th Fun and Games Day

Jul 04
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
TBA
Join the park staff for an “old fashioned” celebration of our nation’s birthday! Fun, family-oriented games, contests, and other activities are offered....

Jul 04

Craft Day for Kids

Jul 04
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Catch a glimpse of what life was like throughout history in Parkin by creating fun crafts. Whether they make an arrowhead necklace to learn about the Mississippian Indian...

Jul 04

26th Annual Devil's Den Games

Jul 04
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Softball field in Area E
Celebrate the 26th year of the Devil’s Den Games! Enjoy a fun-filled family day of horseshoes, softball, sack races...

Jul 05

Trash to Treasure Series

Jul 05
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Cardboard boxes, cereal boxes, cardboard egg cartons and paper, everyone has at least a few of the above lying around. Lake Dardanelle State Park has creative ways to tur...

Jul 06
- THRU - Jul 08

Youth Day Camp – Ages 13-16

Jul 06
- Jul 08
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Teenagers a

Jul 09

Nature’s Market: Picnic in the Park

Jul 09
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
If you lived at the time of the Plum Bayou Culture the market was a bit different. Instead of worrying about money to pay for food, their worries included whether or not ...

Jul 09

Canning Workshop

Jul 09
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Putting up fruits and vegetables in your home is as easy as pie. If you would like to enjoy fresh ingredients from your garden all year round, join us to discover the nea...

Jul 09

Homegoods Day

Jul 09
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Plantation Agriculture Museum invites everyone to journey back to our pioneering roots during the 2nd annual Homegoods Day. Homemakers and crafters from around Arkansas ...

Jul 11

Teacher Workshop

Jul 11
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center

Park interpreters are continually developing new and exciting educational programs for groups who visit Parkin Archeol...


Jul 12
- THRU - Jul 14

Adventure Day Camp

Jul 12
- Jul 14
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow
This camp will introduce girls ages 7 -11 to the wonders of the natural world. Through a variety of experiences including hiking, camping skills, kayaking, crafting, natu...

Jul 13
- THRU - Jul 15

Adventure Daycamp

Jul 13
- Jul 15
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Kids ages 8-12 who enjoy energetic outdoor adventures are invited to take part in this camp. Day campers will participate in programs on animals and crafts, go canoeing, ...

Jul 16
- THRU - Jun 26

2016 Arkansas New Play Festival

Jul 16
- Jun 26
PO Box 4188, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center's Nadine Baum Studios
Arkansas’s flagship festival of bold new plays is bigger than ever, with two weekends of performances including a fully staged workshop production, three staged reading...

Jul 16

Music in the Park

Jul 16
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Enjoy an evening on the lawn of the 1874 Courthouse at Historic Washington listening to live music from the past to the present. Bring your own lawn chair. In case of inc...

Jul 18
- THRU - Jul 22

Day Camp

Jul 18
- Jul 22
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Large Auditorium
Looking for educational and fun Arkansas summer camps for kids 8-12 years of age? Summer fun and learning with projects to make and take home. From tie-dye T-shirts to s...

Jul 19

Trash to Treasure Series

Jul 19
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Cardboard boxes, cereal boxes, cardboard egg cartons and paper, everyone has at least a few of the above lying around. Lake Dardanelle State Park has creative ways to tur...

Jul 23

10th Annual Red River Heritage Symposium

Jul 23
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
This symposium will focus on the concluding year of the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction in the Great Bend Region of the Red River. Presenters from several o...

Jul 27
- THRU - Jul 29

Adventure Camp

Jul 27
- Jul 29
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
This camp will get youths ages 12-15 out in nature to explore our resources. We will learn about our surroundings and discover the wonders nature holds for us. Registrati...

Jul 29
- THRU - Jul 31

Sheep to Shawl

Jul 29
- Jul 31
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building

This whirlwind class gives you a start to many different fiber arts. Taught by Jeanette Larson, fiber artist and shepherd, you'll start with the sheep, learn to spin y...


Aug 03
- THRU - Aug 05

Waking your Wild Side Day Camp

Aug 03
- Aug 05
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Our environment is a wonderful, wild world to explore. Join us for fun “waking your wild side” as we explore nature with a twist. This camp is open to kids a...

Aug 13

Market Basket Weaving Workshop

Aug 13
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
There is something about weaving a basket that takes you back to a simpler time and place. With today’s busy lifestyle, we all need to find a relaxing and enjoyable...

Aug 13

Candle Making Workshop

Aug 13
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Candles were a vital part of frontier life and pioneers had to make their own with the materials they had on hand. Join the park interpreter to learn the history of candl...

Aug 20

Music in the Park

Aug 20
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Enjoy an evening on the lawn of the 1874 Courthouse at Historic Washington listening to live music from the past to the present. Bring your own lawn chair. In case of inc...

Aug 20

Cultural Celebration

Aug 20
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Join us in celebrating the many aspects of our past that created the great culture in the River Valley. There will be programming and festivities all day....

Aug 31
- THRU - Sep 05

59 Years of Service: Davidsonville Legacy Week

Aug 31
- Sep 05
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
TBA
The town site of Davidsonville has been preserved as a state park since 1957 when land was generously donated to the state by the Davis family. As part of the Arkansas St...

Aug 31
- THRU - Sep 05

Legacy Week

Aug 31
- Sep 05
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...


Aug 31
- THRU - Sep 05

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week

Aug 31
- Sep 05
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
TBA
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...

Aug 31
- THRU - Sep 06

Legacy Week

Aug 31
- Sep 06
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Lake Catherine State Park
The legacy of Arkansas State Parks is to preserve our state's diverse beauty and history, so that all Arkansans and visitors may find emotional and intellectual connectio...

Sep 02
- THRU - Sep 05

Labor Day Weekend

Sep 02
- Sep 05
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 family...

Sep 02
- THRU - Sep 07

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week

Sep 02
- Sep 07
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
TBA
Join Cossatot River State Park to explore our local heritage and participate in interactive programs and games to discover why Cossatot River is a special place. Explore ...

Sep 03

33rd Annual Antique & Classic Car Show

Sep 03
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Ball Field Area
Antique and classic cars will be on display and judged by year class. Gates open at 9 a.m. and judging begins at 11 a.m. Dash plaques for the first 50 registrants. Classe...

Sep 03

6th Annual Watermelon Weigh-Off

Sep 03
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
Farmers Market
Join the staff of Historic Washington State Park and other county residents to see who has the largest watermelon in the region. The event is a sanctioned event of the Gr...

Sep 03
- THRU - Sep 05

65th Annual Clothesline Fair

Sep 03
- Sep 05
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 09
- THRU - Sep 10

O.A.K. Camp: Time Travelers

Sep 09
- Sep 10
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
This camp is open to kids ages 8-12 and will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and continue on Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  As time passes, our interactions with natu...

Sep 09
- THRU - Sep 11

School of the Soldier: Artillery

Sep 09
- Sep 11
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
This two-day school focuses on artillery in mid-19th century America. Participants can immerse themselves in the Victoria...

Sep 10

Inkle Weaving Workshop

Sep 10
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Inkle weaving produces narrow straps similar to those used by early explorers and settlers. Explore the world of weaving as you make your own table-top inkle loom and the...

Sep 10

Bull Shoals-White River State Park Outdoor Expo

Sep 10
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
Day Use Pavilion
The Outdoor Expo is fun for the whole family. There will be local vendors and instruction for hunting, fishing, kayaking, and other outdoor activities as well as interpre...

Sep 17

Edible and Medicinal Plants

Sep 17
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Learn traditional uses for some common Arkansas plants during this workshop conducted by Mike Thennes which will include both indoor and outdoor sessions. Advance paymen...

Sep 17

Fall Equinox Celebration

Sep 17
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
This event will offer hands-on opportunities to learn about Native American culture.  Come celebrate harvest season by participating in a Native American weapons dem...

Sep 17

Migration Celebration

Sep 17
Mount Magazine State Park, Paris
Visitor Center
Valleys around Mount Magazine are natural corridors used for millennia by transient wildlife. Southward migration peaks in September. Birds, butterflies, even spiders hav...

Sep 24

Make Your Own Scarecrow Workshop

Sep 24
Lake Charles State Park, Powhatan
TBA
Making scarecrows is fun for fall! Join Lake Charles staff as they provide a variety of materials and techniques to build your own scarecrow for your front yard fall scen...

Sep 24

Cast Iron Cook-Off

Sep 24
Daisy State Park, Kirby
Pavilion & Visitor Center
This fall join us for a cast iron cooking competition at Daisy State Park. Whether you are a master chef with cast iron cookware or you just enjoy eating the delicious fo...

Oct 06
- THRU - Oct 07

Steamboat School Days

Oct 06
- Oct 07
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Come discover the excitement of life in a 19th century steamboat town! Students will join our staff of living historians to learn how transportation, commerce,...

Oct 15

Ghost Walks

Oct 15
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 15

Farmstead Cheesemaking

Oct 15
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Learn to make cheese like your grandmother did on the farm, but in a modern convenient kitchen of today. Simple cheesemaking class; 4 hour class; $30 payable to Ozark Fol...

Oct 15

Primitive Pottery Workshop

Oct 15
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Celebrate International Archaeology day by learning an ancient skill! A wide variety of pottery types were made here at ancient Casqui from everyday bowls for drinking an...

Oct 22

Fall Festival

Oct 22
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
Campground Pavilion
The Ozarks are beautiful this time of year with gorgeous weather, colorful scenery, and trout fishing is at its peak. This one-day event will include nature programs, lak...

Oct 22

Cast Iron Dutch Oven Workshop

Oct 22
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 22

Campfire Cooking

Oct 22
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center Amphitheater
No matter where you live, food is a way to make memorable, fun, camping adventures. Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area is celebrating National Food Day by demonstrati...

Oct 22

Halloween in the Park

Oct 22
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Trailhead Fire Ring
Featuring trick-or-treating in the campground, hay rides, and a marshmallow roast, Lake Catherine State Park will host a community fall festival....

Oct 29

Trick or Treat at Village Creek State Park

Oct 29
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Camp Area A
Join Village Creek State Park and the Cross County Chamber of Commerce for the 5th annual Trick or Treat at Village Creek State Park. We will have nature-themed Halloween...

Oct 29

Ozarks Wildlife and Landscapes Photography Workshop

Oct 29
Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Visitor Center
Join nationally renowned and published photographer Mike Martin for this exciting  photography workshop. The class highlights the basics of nature and landscape phot...

Nov 05

Dutch Oven Workshop

Nov 05
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Picnic Hill Pavilion
Cooking outdoors with a cast-iron Dutch oven is a time honored state park tradition. Join us for this hands-on demonstration. We do require a minimum number of participan...

Nov 05

Delicious Desserts Dutch Oven Workshop

Nov 05
Lake Charles State Park, Powhatan
TBA
Everyone likes hot dutch oven desserts on a cold fall day. Join Lake Charles staff as we cook up some traditional and a few off the wall dutch oven desserts. Reservations...

Nov 05

Soap Workshop

Nov 05
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 10
- THRU - Nov 11

Casqui School Days

Nov 10
- Nov 11
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
During this event, students will learn about the American Indians who lived at the Parkin Site. Receive a guided tour of the remains of the Casqui Village, learn about th...

Nov 12

Cast Iron Cooking: Holiday Sweets & Treats

Nov 12
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
The upcoming holidays present an opportunity for you to show off your outdoor cooking skills. Sugar cookies, gingerbread, and other holiday favorites can all be made with...

Nov 13
- THRU - Nov 14

Stained Glass

Nov 13
- Nov 14
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Learn the basics of making stained glass the way Louis Camfort Tiffany did! Students will make an 8-inch square stained glass Christmas tree. You will learn how to make a...

Nov 18

Holiday Light Extravaganza

Nov 18
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover
Gingerbread House

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season throughout the oilfield park. See polar bears skating, children frolicking in the snow, and a gingerbread village. Don’...


Nov 19

Holiday Light Extravaganza

Nov 19
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover
Gingerbread house

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season throughout the oilfield park. See polar bears skating, children frolicking in the snow, and a gingerbread village. Don’...


Nov 19

Basket Weaving

Nov 19
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Lakeview Room
The 1800’s brought many emigrants to the river valley; these pioneers had to learn to live off the land. Basket making, using oak splits, was an important task for ...

Nov 19

Gourd Workshop

Nov 19
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 19

Casqui Foods

Nov 19
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
While the ancient inhabitants didn't have pizza and cheeseburgers to enjoy, they had a varied and healthy diet. Bring your family and friends to experience the tastes of ...

Nov 19
- THRU - Nov 20

Heat Treating and Tempering

Nov 19
- Nov 20
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse

Join the park smiths as you heat treat and temper a knife made in one of our earlier workshops. Attendance at the knifemaking workshop earlier in the year is recommend...


Nov 25

Green Friday

Nov 25
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Visitor Center
Why spend your time in crowded stores and long lines when you can spend the day at the park with your family? Enjoy a green alternative to Black Friday with hikes, progra...

Nov 25

Green Friday

Nov 25
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Are you ready to take a break from the crowds this Black Friday? Join the staff here at the Plantation Agriculture Museum for Green Friday in the delta and make memories ...

Nov 25

Green Friday at the Museum

Nov 25
Arkansas Post Museum, Gillett
Entrance
Harken back to a simpler time, when life moved at a slower pace and families worked together to make a better life. Explore the museums exhibits that feature tools, toys,...

Nov 25

Holiday Light Extravaganza

Nov 25
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover
Gingerbread house

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season throughout the oilfield park. See polar bears skating, children frolicking in the snow, and a gingerbread village. Don’...


Nov 25
- THRU - Nov 27

Green Friday Weekend

Nov 25
- Nov 27
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Hindman Hall Visitor Center

Are you ready to take a break from the crowds this Black Friday? Bring the whole family and continue the spirit of Thanksgiving for another day. The gift of your time ...


Nov 25
- THRU - Nov 27

"Green Friday" Weekend

Nov 25
- Nov 27
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Go green for Black Friday by participating in our family friendly, nature-oriented programming at Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area. Look through the park gift shop ...

Nov 25
- THRU - Nov 27

19th Annual Mountain Rendezvous

Nov 25
- Nov 27
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Ball Field Near CCC Chimney
Experience a primitive camp, as well as some of the survival skills used by Arkansas pioneers. Watch a variety of demonstrations including muzzleloading rifles, tomahawk ...

Nov 26

Holiday Light Extravaganza

Nov 26
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover
Gingerbread house

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season throughout the oilfield park. See polar bears skating, children frolicking in the snow, and a gingerbread village. Don’...


Dec 02

Holiday Light Extravaganza

Dec 02
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover
Gingerbread House

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season throughout the oilfield park. See polar bears skating, children frolicking in the snow, and a gingerbread village. Don’...


Dec 02
- THRU - Dec 04

Christmas in the Park

Dec 02
- Dec 04
White Oak Lake State Park, Bluff City
Visitor Center
Come camp by a warm fire, enjoy the crisp air and decorate for a chance to win the best decorated campsite! Starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Santa will be available for ph...

Dec 03

Presentation marking the Battle of Prairie Grove

Dec 03
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Park Grounds

Everyone is invited to see the battle demonstration on the actual battlefield near the historic Borden House. The demonstration features charges and counterattacks by ...


Dec 03

Victorian Style Christmas Ornament Workshop

Dec 03
205 Avenue Street, Newport
Visitor Center
Nineteenth-century Christmas ornaments were handmade from natural items, cards, doilies, ribbons, and lace. Make three different historically authentic Victorian style Ch...

Dec 03

30th Annual Christmas and Candlelight

Dec 03
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. Decorations, music, and more set the m...

Dec 03

Sons of Confederate Veterans Tent

Dec 03
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Borden House Parking Lot
Reenactors from two area Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) camps will set up tents to highlight life during the Civil War by Borden House Parking Lot area.  The Maj...

Dec 03

Period Dance at the Latta Barn

Dec 03
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Latta Barn

Join us for an evening of fun and fellowship with music, poetry, and stories of the past; dancing is optional. You can dress 1860s or 2016, whichever you wish.&nb...


Dec 03

Holiday Wreath Workshop

Dec 03
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....

Dec 03

Christmas Open House

Dec 03
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Mather Lodge Fireplace Lobby
See the park’s historic Mather Lodge dressed in its Christmas finery. Enjoy family arts and crafts activities and seasonal entertainment. Contact the park for a sch...

Dec 03

Winter at the Lake

Dec 03
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Bring the whole family to the park for this one day winter event and discover how our wonderful wildlife survive the cold winter months. During the day you will get a cha...

Dec 03
- THRU - Dec 04

Battle of Prairie Grove Reenactment

Dec 03
- Dec 04
506 East Douglas Street, Prairie Grove
Park Grounds
The park will commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Prairie Grove. The battle, fought on December 7, 1862, saw about 22,000 soldiers fighting most of the day,...

Dec 03
- THRU - Dec 04

Battle of Prairie Grove Reenactment

Dec 03
- Dec 04
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Park Grounds
The park will commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Prairie Grove. The battle, fought on December 7, 1862, saw about 22,000 soldiers fighting most of the day,...

Dec 10

Victorian Style Christmas Stocking Workshop

Dec 10
205 Avenue Street, Newport
Visitor Center
The stockings hung by the fire on Christmas Eve in the 1800s were the children's regular socks. Today, we make fancy stockings to hang on the fireplace mantle for St. Nic...

Dec 10

Christmas Open House

Dec 10
Arkansas Post Museum, Gillett
Entrance
Join the museum for its annual Christmas open house. There will be refreshments, crafts, and a Victorian Santa Clause. The museum will be decorated in its Victorian Chris...

Dec 10

30th Annual Christmas and Candlelight

Dec 10
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 decorations, music, and more set th...

Dec 10

Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop

Dec 10
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Join a park interpreter for a hands-on class about cooking with Arkansas's official state cooking vessel. Discover the methods and secrets of successful Dutch oven cookin...

Dec 10

Gourd Workshop

Dec 10
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
The ancient inhabitants of Casqui did not have Tupperware and silicone cooking and serving utensils! In this gourd workshop, you can learn the basics on how to prepare an...

Dec 10

Holiday Light Extravaganza

Dec 10
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover
Gingerbread House

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season throughout the oilfield park. See polar bears skating, children frolicking in the snow, and a gingerbread village. Don’...


Dec 16

Holiday Light Extravaganza

Dec 16
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover
Gingerbread House

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season throughout the oilfield park. See polar bears skating, children frolicking in the snow, and a gingerbread village. Don’...


Dec 17

Holiday Light Extravaganza

Dec 17
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover
Gingerbread House

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season throughout the oilfield park. See polar bears skating, children frolicking in the snow, and a gingerbread village. Don’...


Dec 17

Holiday Light Extravaganza

Dec 17
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover
Gingerbread House

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season throughout the oilfield park. See polar bears skating, children frolicking in the snow, and a gingerbread village. Don’...


Dec 17

Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop

Dec 17
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center Amphitheater
Outdoor cooking is a strong tradition in state parks. Join park staff to learn the history and techniques of Dutch oven cooking. Receive a 4-quart Dutch oven and a cookb...

Dec 17

Holiday Crafts Open House

Dec 17
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Start new holiday traditions to kick-off this Christmas season. Plantation Agriculture Museum will open its grounds and buildings to the public for our 6th annual Open H...

Dec 17

Historic Handmade Holidays

Dec 17
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
While most people think of American Indians when they think of Parkin, there was later an important historical community of people who worked here at the Northern Ohio Sa...

Dec 17

Christmas Bird Count

Dec 17
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Visitor Center
Join us at Village Creek State Park for the annual Christmas Bird Count. This count is part of a volunteer-led, nationwide data collection event that helps scientists to ...

Dec 18

Holiday Light Extravaganza

Dec 18
Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources, Smackover
Gingerbread house

Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season throughout the oilfield park. See polar bears skating, children frolicking in the snow, and a gingerbread village. Don’...


Dec 18
- THRU - Dec 24

Christmas in the Park

Dec 18
- Dec 24
Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
Lodge

Do you want to relax and have fun this Christmas? We’ll have self-guided programs and activities that the whole family can enjoy. Contact the park for a detaile...


Dec 30

Holiday Hayride

Dec 30
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Jostle, bounce, and laugh your way across the fields and through the woods on a guided hayride. We'll have a warm camp fire, stories, hot chocolate, and marshmallows. Adv...

Dec 31

New Year's Eve

Dec 31
Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
Hearth Room
Come celebrate ending the year with Queen Wilhelmina State Park. We will have a lot of fun activities, games, live music and watch the ball drop!...

Jan 14

Scout Patch Day

Jan 14
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Scouts are invited to earn their Parkin Archeological State Park History Awareness Patch. If this patch has already been earned, scouts are invited back to earn additiona...

Jan 14

Rag Rug Workshop

Jan 14
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 21

Fermented Foods II Workshop

Jan 21
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Heritage Resource Center
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 enjoyin...

Feb 11

Cobweb Broom Workshop

Feb 11
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Explore the world of broom-making with a traditional cobweb broom. This long-handled broom with a narrow, tapered end is perfect for sweeping high ceilings and hard-to-re...

Feb 18

Whole Wheat Bread Making Workshop

Feb 18
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Heritage Resource Center
Join a local instructor and learn how to make 100% whole wheat loaf bread from scratch. The class includes question and answer and hands-on learning with bread making fr...

Feb 25

Basket Weaving

Feb 25
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Basket making, using oak and river cane splits, was an important task for early inhabitants of the river valley. Weave your own Cherokee Style flat reed basket in this ha...

Mar 04

Archeology Day at Petit Jean

Mar 04
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
TBA
March is Archeology Month in Arkansas, and you are invited to spend a day discovering the archeological treasures of Petit Jean Mountain, including the American Indian pi...

Mar 04

Loom Knitting Workshop

Mar 04
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 ...

Mar 11

Yo-yo Quilt Workshop

Mar 11
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Celebrate National Quilting Month with yo-yos! This easy introduction to quilting forms a puff that can be used in quilting and other crafts. Practice on your own yo-yo m...

Mar 17
- THRU - Mar 19

49th Annual Jonquil Festival

Mar 17
- Mar 19
Historic Washington State Park, Washington
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...

Apr 07
- THRU - Apr 09

Wildflower Weekend

Apr 07
- Apr 09
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
TBA
Discover a host of colorful wildflowers that make Petit Jean State Park their home! Family-friendly wildflower talks, guided walks, and other programs are offered. Contac...

Apr 08

Tin Punching Workshop

Apr 08
Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
From lanterns to pie safes, punched tin raised the practical to an art form. Explore historical uses and designs as you create your own work of punched tin art. Tin and p...

Apr 14

O.W.L.S.

Apr 14
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
The Arkansas River creates many recreational opportunities for us to enjoy. Join Lake Dardanelle State Park staff for O.W.L.S. (Outdoor Women Learning Skills) our new pro...

May 12

O.W.L.S.

May 12
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
The Arkansas River creates many recreational opportunities for us to enjoy. Join Lake Dardanelle State Park staff for O.W.L.S. (Outdoor Women Learning Skills) our new pro...

May 13

Arkansas Heritage Day

May 13
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Various Sites Parkwide
May is Arkansas Heritage Month, and you are invited to discover the state’s rich heritage in Arkansas’s first state Park. From Native American Indian life to ...

Jun 01
- THRU - Jun 30

Great Outdoors Month at Petit Jean State Park

Jun 01
- Jun 30
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
TBA

Petit Jean State Park’s interpretive staff offers a variety of daily activities throughout June, with a special focus on the great outdoors. Enjoy guided trail h...


Jul 04

July 4th Fun and Games Day

Jul 04
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
TBA
Join the park staff for an “old fashioned” celebration of our nation’s birthday! Fun, family-oriented games, contests, and other activities are offered....

Aug 30
- THRU - Sep 04

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week

Aug 30
- Sep 04
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
TBA

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 foundat...


Sep 02
- THRU - Sep 04

66th Annual Clothesline Fair

Sep 02
- Sep 04
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 21
- THRU - Sep 23

20th Annual Fall Automobile Swap Meet

Sep 21
- Sep 23
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Museum of Automobiles on Petit Jean Mountain
This annual swap meet is hosted by the Museum of Automobiles on Petit Jean Mountain. Classic and vintage automobiles from all over the region are on display. There is als...

Oct 10
- THRU - Oct 12

Senior American Special

Oct 10
- Oct 12
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
TBA
Experience the scenic beauty of Petit Jean State Park while enjoying the hospitality of the friendly park staff! Join us for free guided walks, talks, demonstrations, and...

Oct 28

Halloween Fun at Petit Jean

Oct 28
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Rec Hall Unless Otherwise Noted
Celebrate the “spooky season” on Petit Jean Mountain! Family-friendly, nature-focused activities are provided. Costumes are welcome. Contact the park for a sc...

Nov 24
- THRU - Nov 26

20th Annual Mountain Rendezvous

Nov 24
- Nov 26
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Historic CCC Field
Experience a primitive camp, as well as some of the survival skills used by Arkansas pioneers. Watch a variety of demonstrations including muzzleloading rifles, tomahawk ...

Dec 02

Christmas Open House 2017

Dec 02
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Mather Lodge Lobby
See historic Mather Lodge dressed in its Christmas finery. Enjoy family arts and crafts activities and seasonal entertainment. Contact the park for a schedule. ...

Dec 01
- THRU - Dec 02

Battle of Prairie Grove Reenactment

Dec 01
- Dec 02
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Park Grounds
The park will commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Prairie Grove. The battle, fought on December 7, 1862, saw about 22,000 soldiers fighting most of the day,...