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Jul 07
- THRU - Dec 06

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

Jul 07
- 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....

Jul 07
- THRU - Oct 31

41st Annual Little Rock Farmers' Market

Jul 07
- Oct 31
519 w 7th Street, Little Rock
River Market District
The Farmers’ Market makes its home in the River Market's two outdoor, open-air pavilions overlooking Riverfront Park and the Arkansas River. Saturdays begin May 2 and op...

Jul 07
- THRU - Mar 26

Silver Screen Memories

Jul 07
- Mar 26
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
An exhibit about movies and movie-going in the Arkansas Ozarks....

Jul 07
- THRU - Dec 10

Symbolist & Modernist: Howard Stern Photographs from the Permanent Collection

Jul 07
- 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...

Jul 07
- THRU - Jan 10

Rogers Fun & Games

Jul 07
- 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...

Jul 07
- THRU - Jul 12

5th Annual Fleur Delicious Weekend

Jul 07
- Jul 12
5 Center Street, Eureka Springs
Citywide
A celebration of all the senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. A French-themed week in which restaurants, bars, art galleries, boutiques, spas, and music venues...

Jul 10

Sandwiching in History at the North Little Rock City Hall

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

Jul 10
- THRU - Jul 11

QuiltFest 2015 Inspiration is Everywhere

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

Jul 11

Picnic In The Park

Jul 11
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Pavilion
Fix a healthy picnic lunch or pick something up from one of the local eateries and come enjoy all that the park and nature have to offer. We will eat at the pavilion...

Jul 11

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Jul 11
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Jul 11

Heifer Hour

Jul 11
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...

Jul 11

River Clean up

Jul 11
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Lake Dardanelle State Park is providing an opportunity on National River Cleanup Day for people to come together to make a big impact. Volunteers are needed for the 5th A...

Jul 11

Picnic in the Park

Jul 11
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Bring a picnic to the park and spend some time outdoors enjoying nature. Use one of the picnic tables next to Trapper Lake, spread a blanket on the grass or rent one of o...

Jul 11

Homegoods Day

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

Jul 14

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Jul 14
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Jul 14

Heifer Hour

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

Jul 15

A History of Fly-Fishing in Arkansas

Jul 15
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program by fishing guide Scott Branyan....

Jul 16

Alive After Five

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

Jul 18

2nd Annual Beebe Community Health Fair

Jul 18
P.O. Box 724, Beebe
ASU-Beebe Owen Center
Local providers will offer fundamental health and social services including heart health diagnostics, vision screenings, dental screenings, school supplies and more! ...

Jul 18

Walks Through History at Downtown Malvern

Jul 18
323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Malvern
Hot Springs County Courthouse
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...

Jul 18

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Jul 18
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Jul 18

Summer Star Party

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

Jul 19

Rhythm Jam

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

Jul 21

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Jul 21
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Jul 21

Heifer Hour

Jul 21
1 World Avenue, Little Rock
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July....

Jul 24
- THRU - Jul 25

32nd Annual Altus Grape Festival

Jul 24
- Jul 25
PO Box 293, Altus
Celebrate the grape at the Altus Grape Festival! Public grape stomping, wine tasting, arts & crafts booths, music, amateur winemaking competition, food and fun....

Jul 24
- THRU - Jul 26

Hemingway-Pfeiffer Writing Retreat for Veterans

Jul 24
- Jul 26
1021 W Cherry, Piggott
Hemingway-Pfeiffer Educational Center
In 1928, Ernest Hemingway penned portions of one of the most enduring war novels in American literature, A Farewell to Arms, at the home of his second wife Pauline Pfeiff...

Jul 25

29th Annual World Championship Cardboard Races

Jul 25
1001 West Main Street, Heber Springs
Sandy Beach
Races begin at 10 a.m. Boats of all shapes and sizes made of cardboard compete for speed and design. Titanic Award for the most dramatic sinking. Great food vendors, wate...

Jul 25

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music

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

Jul 25

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Jul 25
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Jul 28

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Jul 28
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Jul 28

Heifer Hour

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

Jul 29
- THRU - Sep 01

23rd Annual Ouachita Expressions

Jul 29
- Sep 01
109 Rosewood Lane, Mena
Mena Art Gallery
An annual competition with awards for winning artists in many categories. ...

Jul 30
- THRU - Aug 01

74th Annual Johnson County Peach Festival

Jul 30
- Aug 01
P. O. Box 517, Clarksville
Courthouse
Events include banana split contest, scavenger hunt, Cinema on the Square, Diaper Derby, bicycle obstacle course, helicopter tours, skateboard competition, peach cobbler ...

Jul 30
- THRU - Nov 01

Selections from the Permanent Collection

Jul 30
- 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....

Aug 01

Rock Porch Session

Aug 01
895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
8-10 p.m. Join us for the free monthly Rock Porch Session featuring music by John Calvin Brewer. Be sure to bring your lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert. ...

Aug 01

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Aug 01
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Aug 01
- THRU - Aug 02

Hooray for Herps! Weekend

Aug 01
- Aug 02
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Water snakes, and tree frogs, and box turtles, oh my! Discover the world of reptiles and amphibians this weekend at Pinnacle M...

Aug 03
- THRU - Aug 08

122nd Old Soldier's Reunion

Aug 03
- Aug 08
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Ball Field Area
A week of fun starting nightly at 6 p.m. with carnival rides, games, prizes, food, bingo, and more each evening. Free access and parking. Sponsored by VFW Post 7831....

Aug 04

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Aug 04
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Aug 06

Stroll The Square

Aug 06
213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...

Aug 06
- THRU - Aug 08

36th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival

Aug 06
- Aug 08
P.O. Box 490, Cave City
City Park
This year's festival features something for everyone: a variety of free music/entertainment featuring Grammy Award winning Shenandoah, David Lynn Jones, and Country Fare...

Aug 07

Sandwiching in History at the Oak Forest United Methodist Church

Aug 07
323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Oak Forest United Methodist Church
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...

Aug 07

Hot Springs Gallery Walk

Aug 07
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
Stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. Many galleries stay open until 9 p.m. often with music and complimentary r...

Aug 07
- THRU - Aug 08

Summertime Yards and Yards of Yard Sales

Aug 07
- Aug 08
516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
Citywide
Twice yearly citywide yard sale event sponsored by the Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce....

Aug 08

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

Aug 08
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Ball Field Area
Meet some Arkansas Confederate Soldiers and learn what daily life was like during the Civil War. Listen to the stories and see what personal items they found most importa...

Aug 08

Heifer Hour

Aug 08
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...

Aug 08

Watersheds of War: Empty Cupboards & Scarce Game

Aug 08
Jacksonport State Park, Newport
Campground
There were times of hunger and deprivation in Civil War Jacksonport, but the residents developed ingenious ways of making do with what they had. Meet with a park interpre...

Aug 08

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Aug 08
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Aug 11

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Aug 11
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Aug 13
- THRU - Aug 15

Bargains Galore on 64

Aug 13
- Aug 15
16439 Hwy. 23 No., Ozark, AR 72949, Ozark
160 miles along Hwy. 64
16th annual yard sale event on 160 miles of Hwy. 64 from Fort Smith into Conway and on to Beebe with 100s of yard sales and flea markets featuring antiques and collectibl...

Aug 13
- THRU - Aug 15

16th Annual Bargains Galore on 64

Aug 13
- Aug 15
P.O. Box 724, Beebe
160-miles of yard sales and flea markets along Hwy. 64 from Fort Smith into Conway and on to Beebe. Antiques and collectibles and other great buys....

Aug 13
- THRU - Aug 15

16th Annual Bargains Galore on 64

Aug 13
- Aug 15
101 North Johnson, Clarksville
Hwy. 64
160-miles of yard sales and flea markets along Hwy. 64 from Fort Smith into Conway and on to Beebe. Antiques and collectibles and other great buys. No permits required....

Aug 13
- THRU - Aug 15

16th Annual Bargains Galore on 64

Aug 13
- Aug 15
16439 Hwy. 23 No., Fort Smith
Hwy. 64
160-miles of yard sales and flea markets along Hwy. 64 from Fort Smith into Conway and on to Beebe. Antiques and collectibles and other great buys. No permits required....

Aug 13
- THRU - Aug 15

16th Annual Bargains Galore on 64

Aug 13
- Aug 15
P.O. Box 89, Morrilton
Hwy. 64
160-miles of yard sales and flea markets along Hwy. 64 from Fort Smith into Conway and on to Beebe. Antiques and collectibles and other great buys. No permits required....

Aug 13
- THRU - Aug 16

Mountains, Music and Motorcycles

Aug 13
- Aug 16
1206 Cantrell Street, Mountain View
Court Square
Celebrating motorcycling in the Ozarks. Event is based at the Historic Town Square in Mountain View. Free concerts, biker night at the drive in, biker games, bike show,...

Aug 14
- THRU - Aug 16

Mountains, Music & Motorcycles

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

Aug 15

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Aug 15
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Aug 15

Summer Star Party

Aug 15
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Centr...

Aug 15

Walks Through History at Downtown Bradford (White County)

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

Aug 16

Rhythm Jam

Aug 16
895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...

Aug 18

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Aug 18
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Aug 19

Kodaking with Mulkeepmo

Aug 19
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program about early 1900s life in Northwest Arkansas as seen through the camera lens and fountain pen of Marion Mason, photographer and correspondent for the S...

Aug 20

Alive After Five

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

Aug 20
- THRU - Aug 23

2015 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Ouachita

Aug 20
- Aug 23
30 Gamble Lane, Hot Springs
Summitt Arena & Hot Springs Convention Center
The biggest payday in bass fishing features 45 pros and 45 co-anglers competing. Daily takeoff and morning shows begin Thursday at 6:30 a.m. at Brady Mtn. Resort & Marina...

Aug 20
- THRU - Aug 23

Forrest Wood Cup

Aug 20
- Aug 23
30 Gamble Lane, Hot Springs
Hot Springs Convention Center & Bank of the Ozarks Arean
Experience the excitement of World Championship Bass Fishing with free outdoor expo and live weigh-ins. The event includes a free Justin Moore concert, Bass and BBQ Fest...

Aug 21
- THRU - Aug 22

Frisco Festival

Aug 21
- Aug 22
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Downtown Rogers
A community event and fundraiser featuring live music, great food, fun activities and vendors in downtown....

Aug 22

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Aug 22
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Aug 22

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music

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

Aug 22

Cultural Celebration

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

Aug 22
- THRU - Aug 23

Geocaching Weekend

Aug 22
- Aug 23
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park interpreters all weekend to immerse you and your family into the world of geocaching! Learn about Arkansas State Parks' geocache tour an...

Aug 25

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Aug 25
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Aug 25

Summer Concert Series

Aug 25
4703 North Crossover Road, Fayetteville
The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks
The second of our Free Summer Concert Series feature Still on the Hill. The celebrated Ozark Folk Grass duo uses traditional instruments from their home in the Ozarks (ma...

Aug 25
- THRU - Aug 31

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week

Aug 25
- Aug 31
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join Cossatot River and other Arkansas state organizations as we explore our local heritage, participate in interactive programs and games, discover why Cossatot River is...

Aug 27
- THRU - Dec 05

(Un)distorted: Perceptual Paintings by Matthew Lopas

Aug 27
- 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 ...

Aug 28
- THRU - Aug 30

Newton County Bluegrass Festival

Aug 28
- Aug 30
600 West Clark St, Jasper
Bradley Park
This music-filled weekend begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, then opens on Saturday at 10 a.m. with fantastic bluegrass renditions. There will be plenty of great fo...

Aug 28
- THRU - Aug 30

Daisy State Park 60th Anniversary Celebration

Aug 28
- Aug 30
Daisy State Park, Kirby
Daisy State Park
Since 1955 Daisy State Park has been home to many memories throughout the years. Come help us celebrate our 60th year anniversary with a weekend full of programs and acti...

Aug 29

The Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration

Aug 29
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow
This country was divided in masses by war, but searching for peace. The Civil War raged on for a short period of time, but it left a lasting impact on many people. Join p...

Aug 29

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Aug 29
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Aug 29
- THRU - Aug 30

39th Annual Rod Run

Aug 29
- Aug 30
Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
This annual event, sponsored by local business Street & Performance, brings hot rodders and classic car owners from across the nation to our park. ...

Aug 30
- THRU - Sep 07

Legacy Week

Aug 30
- 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 02

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Sep 02
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Sep 02
- THRU - Sep 07

Village Creek State Park Legacy Week

Sep 02
- 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 02
- THRU - Sep 07

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week

Sep 02
- 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 02
- THRU - Oct 02

Greg Disch Photography Exhibit

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

Sep 03

Stroll The Square

Sep 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. ...

Sep 04

Sandwiching in History at the Shiloh Baptist Church

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

Sep 04

Hot Springs Gallery Walk

Sep 04
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
Stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. Many galleries stay open until 9 p.m. often with music and complimentary r...

Sep 04

Downtown Art Walk

Sep 04
320 W. C St., Russellville
Local art, music, refreshments and fun at this free quarterly event co-sponsored by Main Street Russellville and the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center....

Sep 04

As The Waters Flow

Sep 04
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Almost 10 million gallons of water flow from Arkansas's largest spring. Why and from where? Would Mammoth Spring State Park exist without this natural wonder? Meet at the...

Sep 05

5th Annual Car Craze

Sep 05
PO Box 118, Flippin
Hickey Park
Annual Show 'n' Shine Car show at 10 a.m. Valve cover race at noon. Soapbox derby car race at 2:30 p.m. Cars provided....

Sep 05

Gibson Girl to Flapper

Sep 05
Arkansas Post Museum, Gillett
Main House
This is a PowerPoint program that highlights the cultural change in women’s apparel, appearance, and attitude during the early part of the 20th century in America. ...

Sep 05

Fall Star Party

Sep 05
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Centr...

Sep 05

Rock Porch Session featuring Rupert Wates

Sep 05
895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
Time: 7 to 9 p.m. Monthly outdoor Rock Porch Session features music by Rupert Wates, a singer-songwriter born in London. Rupert has won more than 30 songwriting awards an...

Sep 05

Hot Springs Farmers Market

Sep 05
121 Orange Street, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The market operates year round with a Summer Market season of May-October on Saturdays from 7 a.m.-noon and Tuesdays 5-8 p.m. or until produce runs out. Winter Market ope...

Sep 05

5th Annual Watermelon Weigh-Off

Sep 05
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 05

Watersheds of War: Making Nature's Medicines

Sep 05
Jacksonport State Park, Newport
Courtroom
An explanation of how physicians, yarb doctors, and granny women treated patients with botanicals found at river's edge during and after the Civil War. Medicinal principl...

Sep 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

14th Annual Midsouth Econoline Meet

Sep 06
8 Jones Lane, Morrilton
Museum of Automobiles
Ford Econoline vans and trucks displayed on the parking lot of the Museum of Automobiles....

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 10
- THRU - Sep 12

South Franklin County Fair

Sep 10
- Sep 12
PO Box 426, Charleston
Charleston Fairgrounds
Fun for all ages with prizes, games, live music, home economic and livestock judging, mutton bustin', bingo, games for kids, horseshoe contest, talent show, prince and pr...

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

46th Annual Ham Fest

Sep 11
- Sep 12
Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
The annual Ham Fest here at Queen Wilhelmina State Park is hog heaven for amateur radio enthusiasts. Do you need an antenna or parts for your radio? How about becomi...

Sep 11
- THRU - Sep 12

27th Annual Mountainfest Arts and Crafts Show.

Sep 11
- Sep 12
P.O. Box 1176, Mena
CMA event building.
An annual indoor arts and crafts show specializing in various handmade items. Craft demonstrations to include spinning fiber into yarn. Quilt raffle and hourly give-a-way...

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 12

21st Annual Ash Flat Eagle Fest

Sep 11
- Sep 12
Ash Flat Eagle Fest, Ash Flat
Ash Flat Ball Park
Friday night street dance 6-10 p.m. with live band, food vendors, cash drawing & door prizes. Saturday 10-10p.m. a variety of live music, crafts, food vendors, street dan...

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

17th Annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo

Sep 12
PO Box 7010, El Dorado
El Dorado Conference and Student Center
Hosted by the South Arkansas Community College Foundation come enjoy a full day of hands-on activities, live entertainment, contests, activities and exhibits for outdoor ...

Sep 12

13th Annual Rods & Ribs Car Show

Sep 12
300 W Commercial st, Ozark
Court House Square/Downtown Ozark
BBQ ribs by Rivertowne BBQ, cash awards, door prizes, 50/50 drawing, music, games and great food for all ages. ...

Sep 12

16th Annual Great Arkansas Cleanup

Sep 12
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Summer's almost over and we need to do a little fun cleaning - on the Spring River! Join park staff and volunteers for this annual cleanup. Not for beginners! Canoes prov...

Sep 12

Fall Great Arkansas Clean-up

Sep 12
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Let’s take action against littering by cleaning one of your Arkansas State Parks. Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park has been used by mankind for over 1,300 yea...

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

Fall Fishing Derby

Sep 12
DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Golf Course Pond #7

Fish on! Catch your fill of fish at DeGray's annual fall fishing derby. This derby is open to all ages so kids, bring your parents, brin...


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

Walks Through History at the Titan II ICBM Complex 374-7

Sep 12
323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Southside
Titan II ICBM Complex
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. Tours begin at 11:00 a...

Sep 12

Great Arkansas Cleanup

Sep 12
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Visitor Center
Help protect our valuable resources with a morning of park beautification and litter removal. Check in at the visitor center to get supplies, an area to work, and a free ...

Sep 12

The Great Bull Shoals-White River State Park Cleanup

Sep 12
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
Visitor Center
Help beautify Bull Shoals Lake and the area trails, in conjunction with National Public Lands Day and the Great Arkansas Cleanup. Hikers, kayakers, canoeists, boat owners...

Sep 12

Antique Motorcycle Exhibition

Sep 12
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Hill Wheatley Plaza
The Antique Motorcycle Club of America was founded in 1954 by a group of antique-bike fans in the New England area. In the decades since, the AMCA has grown to become one...

Sep 16

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

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

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
- THRU - Sep 19

39th Annual Maynard Pioneer Days

Sep 17
- Sep 19
PO Box 486, Maynard
Maynard Pioneer Park
September 17th festivities begin at 5 p.m. September 18th festivities begin at 5 p.m. with cake and fundraising auction and gospel singing. September 19th parade at 10 a....

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 - Sep 20

32nd Arkansas Senior Olympics

Sep 17
- Sep 20
PO Box 1577, Hot Springs
Various venues around town
Competitive recreational and athletic events for ages 45 and up. Team sport, archery, badminton, bowling, golf, basketball, cycling, horseshoes, race/walks, air rifle sho...

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

26th Annual Devil's Den Mountain Bike Race

Sep 18
- Sep 19
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Devil's Den State Park
Ride and compete in one of the best Ozark Mountain races around. If you prefer, just sit back and enjoy watching the riders compete. There will be something for the whole...

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 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

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

10th Annual Quilt Show

Sep 19
PO Box 8074, Pine Bluff
Governor Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center, Regional Park
Seven quilt categories will be displayed at the Nature Center, each eligible for an award. There also will be hands-on activity tables, viewers choice awards, quilting/se...

Sep 19

Great Arkansas Cleanup

Sep 19
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Celebrate the beautry of the Natural State by joining vounteers all over Arkansas in cleaning up our green spaces. Place your mark at Pinnacle Mountain State Park by help...

Sep 19

Migration Celebration

Sep 19
Mount Magazine State Park, Paris
Cameron Bluff Overlook Drive, 3rd parking area
Valleys around Mount Magazine are natural corridors used for millennia by transient wildlife. Southward migration peaks in September. Birds, butterflies, even spiders hav...

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
- THRU - Sep 20

29th Annual Canehill Harvest Festival

Sep 19
- Sep 20
19495 Shannon Lane, Cane Hill
Canehill College
We make apple butter, sorghum and lye soap. All-you-can-eat breakfast served. Live country music on Saturday. Gospel music on Sunday. Museum, arts & crafts vendors, quilt...

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 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 23
- THRU - Sep 26

Petit Jean 18th Annual Fall Swap Meet & Open Car Show

Sep 23
- Sep 26
8 Jones Lane, Morrilton
Museum of Automobiles
Over 600 spaces available filled with cars, parts, antiques, arts & crafts, a little something for everyone. Open Car Show held next to the Museum building on Saturday 9...

Sep 23
- THRU - Sep 26

Bikes, Blues & BBQ

Sep 23
- Sep 26
P.O. Box 712, Fayetteville
Dickson Street
One weekend each fall, a familiar rumble can be heard throughout Fayetteville as motorcycles descend upon Dickson Street for Bikes, Blues & BBQ. Now in its 15th year, the...

Sep 23
- THRU - Sep 26

Bikes Blues and Barbeque

Sep 23
- Sep 26
3000 S. 56th St. , Springdale
Arvest Ballpark
Bikes Blues and Barbeque hosts several events at Springdale's Arvest Ballpark including the Annual Bikes Blues and Barbeque Classic Car Show. ...

Sep 23
- THRU - Sep 26

16th Annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ

Sep 23
- Sep 26
P.O. Box 712, Fayetteville
Dickson St; Baum Stadium; Washington County Fairgrounds; Arvest Ballpark Springdale, AR
Bikes, Blues & BBQ is the nation's largest charity motorcycle rally. With its central location and the beautiful Ozark Mountain roadways, friendly communities, great ente...

Sep 25
- THRU - Sep 26

Get Down Downtown

Sep 25
- Sep 26
P.O. Box 1127, Searcy
Courthouse Square
Get Down Downtown is a two-day festival in historic downtown Searcy featuring live music, vendors and family-friendly activities....

Sep 25
- THRU - Sep 27

Hot Springs National Park Kennel Club Dog Show

Sep 25
- Sep 27
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Hot Springs Convention Center
Each year our kennel club puts on a first class all breed dog show at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Dog fanciers from all over the country come to find out who will ...

Sep 26

47th Annual BPW Barn Sale

Sep 26
P. O. Box 163, Camden
Historic Tate Barn
BPW Barn Sale, South Arkansas's largest arts & crafts festival, is a day of fun activities; a day filled with excitement for the family. Beginning with a Pancake Breakfas...

Sep 26

Past Times in the Park

Sep 26
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Step back in time at Powhatan Historic State Park! Children can visit the 1887 Commercial Building to send a telegram, do farmstead chores at the Ficklin-Imboden Log Cabi...

Sep 26

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music

Sep 26
216 Bryant Road, Hot Springs
Evening concert begins at 7 p.m. Concert featuring down-home southern gospel music, bluegrass gospel and plenty of old time country gospel in an outdoor amphitheater nest...

Sep 26

4th Annual Jefferson County 5K Run to End Childhood Obesity

Sep 26
PO Box 9797, Pine Bluff
Behind the County Courthouse
5K Run/Walk/Dance to end childhood obesity. Dance is held on the pavilion after the run/walk. Saracen Landing features the only certified 5K in Jefferson County. Mini hea...

Sep 26

28th Annual Fall Fest

Sep 26
109 Roya Ln, Bryant
Bishop Park Parking Lot
We are thrilled to have our local businesses, school groups, clubs and talents showcased in this festival. Entertainment on stage. Ever updated contests alongside the tri...

Sep 26

21st Annual Autumn on the Square

Sep 26
67 West Main Street , Marianna
Downtown Square
Fun family festival features live music, pet parade, craft booths and delicious food all day. Activities from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Bungee jumping, rock wall, and wipe out game...

Sep 26

37th Annual Ozark Memories Day

Sep 26
Earl Schrock, Dover
Grounds of Dover High School just off Highway 7N in Dover
Pancake breakfast 6:30-11 a.m.; parade at 10 a.m. All-day activities, children's games, musical entertainment, games, Dutch-oven cooking contest, pie contest, craft booth...

Sep 26

Great Arkansas Cleanup and National Public Lands Day

Sep 26
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Help keep Petit Jean State Park clean and litter free! Join us for a few hours of litter pickup and be rewarded with a free cookout lunch. Following lunch there will be a...

Sep 26

Great Arkansas Cleanup

Sep 26
Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Pavilion 3
Help keep The Natural State litter free. Volunteers assist park staff in cleaning up the park and Crowley’s Ridge National Scenic Byway. Lunch will be provided, and...

Sep 26

Let's Ride For Le Bonheur

Sep 26
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Show your support for the children at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital during this event. We will have trail rides, a golf tournament, music, children’s wagon r...

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

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

Light The Night Walk

Oct 02
PO Box 23438, Little Rock
Rivermarket Pavilions
7:30 p.m. An evening leisurely walk to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Participants carry illuminated lanterns - white for survivors, red for supporters and go...

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

Owlfest 2015

Oct 02
- Oct 03
P.O. Box 521 / 901 Holly Street, McGehee
Railroad Depot / Museum
In conjunction with McGehee's Homecoming, friends and family return home for a weekend of football, Razorback tailgating, live music, various contests, and children's eve...

Oct 02
- THRU - Oct 03

3rd Annual FestiVille in Jacksonville

Oct 02
- Oct 03
5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville
Dupree Park
Friday 3:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. The city festival features carnival rides and games, live entertainment, 5K/1K fun run, fishing derby, conce...

Oct 02
- THRU - Oct 04

47th Annual Hot Springs Arts & Crafts Fair

Oct 02
- Oct 04
308 Pullman Ave., Hot Springs
Garland County Fairgrounds
A juried show with approximately 375 exhibitors. Petting zoo, bounce house and pony rides for children. Wheelchairs and strollers if needed. Golf carts to provides rides ...

Oct 03

85th Annual Terrapin Derby

Oct 03
100 Main Street, Lepanto
Downtown Lepanto
Held along Lepanto’s Main Street, the Terrapin Derby features live music and entertainment, arts and crafts, and special activities for kids. But there’s no doubt that on...

Oct 03

Coffee and Cars

Oct 03
202 E Emma Ave, Springdale
Shiloh Square
8 a.m. - Noon. 5 trophies awarded each month. Car owners select Best in Show. Created for antique, muscle, classic and show cars. Car clubs and individual owners welcom...

Oct 03

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Oct 03
Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers
Hobbs State Park Conservation Area
Ready to take on the trails on your mountain bike? Mountain biking is a wonderful freedom and excellent way to get out and explore. Bring your bike, helmet, and kids as w...

Oct 03

39th Annual Sherwood Fest

Oct 03
7400 AR 107, Sherwood
Sherwood Forest
Sherwood's largest citywide event combines music, vendors, dance demonstrations, crafts, inflatables, music, archery contest, Cute Kids Contest, and castle building conte...

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

Homegrown Festival

Oct 03
103 E. Alpine St. , Siloam Springs
Twin Springs Park
The Homegrown Festival showcases local handmade goods, curated vintage, and local food from around the region. Vendors offer an array of original, one-of-a-kind, and limi...

Oct 03

4th Annual Sweet Potato Festival

Oct 03
PO Box 9797, Pine Bluff
Behind the County Courthouse
Featuring the Sweet Potato Pie Bake-Off and sSweet potatoes cooked in various dishes....

Oct 03

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Oct 03
Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Visitor Center
Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is an annual celebration which encourages communities around the world to join together and ride mountain bikes with youth. Thousands of ki...

Oct 03

32nd Annual Bradford Fun Fest

Oct 03
315 e. elm st., Bradford
Center of town
Parade, vendors, arts & crafts, and a performance by Sonny Burgess and the Legendary Pacers....

Oct 03

Fall Festival

Oct 03
PO Box 1450, Greenwood
Bell Park
Lots of food, duo golf, trail rides, all kinds of vendors, fun for the family....

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 04
- THRU - Oct 31

Pumpkin Patch

Oct 04
- Oct 31
PO Box 548, Greenwood
United Methodist Church
Mondays-Fridays 11 a.m. to dark, Saturdays 10 a.m. to dark, Sundays noon to dark....

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

4th Annual Leslie Mountain Man Rendezvous

Oct 09
- Oct 10
8 Pine Shadow Drive, Leslie
Behind Killebrew House
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. The mountain folk once again descend on the historic town of Leslie for the annual Leslie Mountain Man Rendezvous. See pre-1840 history come alive. Public...

Oct 09
- THRU - Oct 10

37th Annual Cabot Fest

Oct 09
- Oct 10
PO Box 631, Cabot
Downtown
Cabotfest began in 1978 as a small gathering to help lift the spirits of citizens after the tornado struck the town. Today, it is a family style festival that brings thou...

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 10

9th Annual Hometown Crawfordsville Harvest Festival

Oct 10
1050 Old Hwy 64, Crawfordsville
Main Street in Crawfordsville
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 5K Run, more than 75 arts & crafts and food vendors, children's parade, car show, kids area, entertainment, drawing for prizes (must be present to win), ...

Oct 10

7th Annual Conway EcoFest

Oct 10
5 New Oxford Rd., Conway
Hospital Parking lot; across from the High School
Interactive exhibits allow kids through adults to explore inter-connections among environmental issues and daily life, as illustrated by a Cardboard Car Derby, Innovation...

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

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

Doggie Daze

Oct 10
Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Near Ballfield
Come to the park for the eighth annual Doggie Daze and show off your furry friend! Dogs can enter the best trick competition, largest or smallest breed, or best costume. ...

Oct 10

Fall Festival

Oct 10
PO Box 307, Prescott
downtown around courthouse
Food and craft venders, games for all ages, entertainment, 5K, basketball tournament and more....

Oct 10

2nd Annual Drew County Fall Fest

Oct 10
335 East Gaines Street, Monticello
Downtown Square
Enjoy outstanding live entertainment all day as you shop with an array of craft and food vendors for those one-of-a-kind Fall & Christmas decor items. This all-day block ...

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

8th Annual Augsburg Fall Fest

Oct 10
1380 Silex Road, London
Zion Lutheran Church at intersection of Highway 333 and Augsburg Road
German Lutheran community festival featuring German food, Dutch oven cooking contest, all-day entertainment, petting zoo, pony rides, games, bingo, antique tractor show, ...

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 - 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 13
- THRU - Oct 15

Senior American Special

Oct 13
- Oct 15
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
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 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 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

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

Bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase Land Survey

Oct 17
Mississippi River State Park, Marianna
Confluence of the Mississippi and St. Francis Rivers
In celebration of the Bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase Land Survey living historians will portray Joseph C. Brown and his survey crew which landed at the confluence...

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

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 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 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

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

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 23
- THRU - Oct 24

19th Annual Lake Village Fall Festival

Oct 23
- Oct 24
PO Box 752, Lake Village
Town square
Featuring a pancake breakfast, 5K walk/run, tractor show, bluegrass music, car show, dog show, bounce house and slide for kids, carnival, performing arts, and beauty page...

Oct 24

2nd Annual Ouachita Fall Foliage Festival

Oct 24
524 Sherwood Ave., Mena
Janssen Park
The Ouachita Fall Foliage Festival kicks off with the CMA Run for the Son Rise 5K Race. Activities through the day include a Couch Potato Contest, a Kids Activity Korner ...

Oct 24

Corning Harvest Festival

Oct 24
Rhonda Sollis, Corning
Wynn Park
Featuring antique cars, antique farm equipment, arts & crafts, commercial exhibits, food, 5K run, kids area, live entertainment and shirts....

Oct 24

Fall Festival and Chili Cook-Off

Oct 24
211 W. Main, Magnolia
Downtown Square
Sidewalk sale, live music 4:30-6 p.m. on the courthouse lawn. Chili cook-off, free activities all day. Store window scavenger hunt at noon....

Oct 24

Woolly Holloween

Oct 24
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Swim Beach
It is time for the 2nd Annual Woolly Holloween! The park will be offering games, free hot chocolate, storytelling, and a bonfire on the beach. Please wear your Hallo...

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

10th Annual Paws For The Cause

Oct 24
1289 Harness Road, Mountain View
Centennial Bank Park
10 a.m.-2 p.m. A day of fun, family and pets to celebrate the special bond between animals and people. Bake sale, plant sale, bounce house, games, face painting, photo w...

Oct 30
- THRU - Oct 31

Mountain View Beanfest

Oct 30
- Oct 31
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Court Square in downtown Mountain View
Sponsored and promoted by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, this unique Arkansas festival has the famous bean cook-off.  You can also enjoy arts, crafts, and&nb...

Oct 30
- THRU - Oct 31

13th Annual Boo on the Bayou

Oct 30
- Oct 31
PO Box 7074, Pine Bluff
Governor Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center, Regional Park
Carnival area includes games, inflatables, food concessions. a BB gun range and more. There also will be a half-mile haunted trail; bring your flashlight. Come in costume...

Oct 30
- THRU - Nov 01

The Park After Dark

Oct 30
- Nov 01
Mount Magazine State Park, Paris
Mount Magazine State Park
Spend your Halloween away from the ghost impersonators and the faux goblins. Mount Magazine State Park seems like a different place once the sun sets. Get to know the lat...

Oct 31

29th Annual Downtown Mena Merchant Daylight Trick-or-Treat

Oct 31
524 Sherwood Ave., Mena
Downtown
Each year, merchants set up on the sidewalks of downtown Mena to safely hand out candy to trick-or-treaters during daylight hours....

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

After Dark in the Park

Oct 31
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
Join us for a safe and family-friendly Halloween....

Oct 31

Halloween Fun at Petit Jean

Oct 31
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Celebrate the “spooky season” on Petit Jean Mountain! Family-friendly activities will be provided, and costumes are welcome. Contact the park for a schedule....

Oct 31

Downtown Trick or Treat

Oct 31
116 S. Broadway St., Ste. 2, Siloam Springs
Downtown Siloam Springs
Bring the family downtown to the best place for trick-or-treating! Downtown merchants welcome the community with candy, treats, and prizes from 3:30pm-5:30pm. We welcome ...

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

Eagle Tour

Nov 01
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-in Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

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 05

Eagle Tour

Nov 05
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-in Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

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 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

November First Friday: Toyland on the Square

Nov 06
104 East Central, Bentonville
Downtown Square
Walmart toy vendors come in from around the country to showcase their new toy lines, offering a unique opportunity for Northwest Arkansas citizens and beyond to get a sne...

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

Fall Star Party

Nov 07
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
State parks can be a great place to stargaze because they are often far from urban light pollution. Volunteers from the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society have telesco...

Nov 07
- THRU - Nov 08

9th Annual Pioneer Village Fall Fest

Nov 07
- Nov 08
774 Webb Hill Lane, Searcy
Late 1880s Village
Pioneer Village is a collection of 19th century buildings, farm equipment, and other items of historic interest saved from throughout White County by the White County His...

Nov 10

Eagle Tour

Nov 10
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Nov 11

Withrow Springs Star Party

Nov 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...

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 13
- THRU - Nov 14

25th Annual Christmas Gala Arts and Crafts Show

Nov 13
- Nov 14
1524 Quail Hollow Rd, Russellville
Corner of Knoxville and E. Parkway Drive
Arts and crafts show offering handmade items from local artisans and craftsmen. Hosted by Professional Artists and Craftsmen of Arkansas....

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

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

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 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
- THRU - Dec 31

19th Enchanted Land of Lights and Legends

Nov 17
- Dec 31
One Convention Center Plaza, Pine Bluff
Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Regional Park
Open from 6-9 p.m. nightly, Arkansas's largest drive-thru of holiday lights with 1.3 miles of more than 270 displays, many of which are animated. Lighted Christmas Stars ...

Nov 18

The Music Archeology of the Prehistoric Ozarks

Nov 18
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program by Jim Rees, retired teacher and volunteer with the Arkansas Archeological Survey and the University of Arkansas Museum Collections....

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 20

Eagle Tour

Nov 20
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Nov 20
- THRU - Nov 21

36th Annual Craft Fest

Nov 20
- Nov 21
10 E. 7th St., Mountain Home
Educational Building Baxter County Fairgrounds
Two-day indoor craft show featuring only handcrafted items, no retail or commercial vendors. Food and beverages onsite. Free drawings to public....

Nov 20
- THRU - Nov 21

Purple Friday

Nov 20
- Nov 21
300 West Commercial, Ozark
Downtown Courthouse Square
Local participating businesses are open with special deals for holiday shopping. Ice skating rink, giant slide, horse and buggy rides and more. Fun for all ages....

Nov 20
- THRU - Nov 22

Green Friday Weekend

Nov 20
- Nov 22
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Go green before Black Friday by participating in our daily programming at Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area and take a look through our gift shop to find some awesom...

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 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 23

Eagle Tour

Nov 23
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Nov 25
- THRU - Nov 29

Thanksgiving Getaway

Nov 25
- Nov 29
DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Gather the family and escape to DeGray Lake Resort State Park for your Thanksgiving Getaway. Take in the views and sounds of nature at one of our campsites or treat yours...

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 27

Harbor's Annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony

Nov 27
p.o. box 1268, Mount Ida
The Lodge Area
Join us the day after Thanksgiving as we officially begin the start of Christmas at Harbor. Our fun and festive lighting ceremony includes live music on the stage, free h...

Nov 27

Green Friday

Nov 27
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Devil's Den State Park
Go green NOT black! Forget the crowded malls and stores. Instead, join park staff and ease into the holiday season by enjoying the great outdoors at your state park! Call...

Nov 27

Green Friday

Nov 27
White Oak Lake State Park, Bluff City
Consider celebrating the season in a relaxing way that reconnects you to what is really important. White Oak Lake State Park is the perfect place to avoid the stress of ...

Nov 27

Santa in the Park

Nov 27
516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
Basin Spring Park
Visit with Santa Claus in Basin Spring Park....

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
- THRU - Nov 28

80th Annual World's Championship Duck Calling Contest & Wings Over the Prairie Festival

Nov 27
- Nov 28
PO Box 1500, Stuttgart
Downtown
One of the biggest and best festivals in the Arkansas Delta. Thousands from across the country flock to the event to celebrate the town's moniker as the "Duck Capital of ...

Nov 27
- THRU - Nov 29

Green Friday Weekend!

Nov 27
- Nov 29
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Hindman Hall Visitor Center
Come visit Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park and enjoy history and nature at no cost. Take a battl...

Nov 27
- THRU - Nov 29

18th Annual Mountain Rendezvous

Nov 27
- Nov 29
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
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 28

Eagle Tour

Nov 28
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

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...

Nov 30
- THRU - Dec 12

Festival of Trees @ the Bay

Nov 30
- Dec 12
110 Village Ln 2C, Fairfield Bay
Fairfield Bay Conference & Visitors Center
Trees, trees and more trees! Explore this special forest of trees and leave inspired and ready for the season. Each Christmas tree is decorated from its starry tip top to...

Nov 30
- THRU - Dec 30

Enchanted Forest Trail of Lights

Nov 30
- Dec 30
7400 AR 107, Sherwood
Sherwood Forest
Experience the joys and wonders of Christmas in our mile-long driving trail of Christmas lights. With displays depicting Santa Claus and his elves, to small woodland crea...

Dec 01

58th Annual Jacksonville Christmas Parade

Dec 01
1 Boys Club Drive, Jacksonville
6 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Jacksonville Boys & Girls Club. ...

Dec 02

Eagle Tour

Dec 02
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 03

8th Annual Dickens in the Park/Winter Wonderland

Dec 03
P.O. Box 28, Hoxie
Hoxie Service Center
The Hoxie Service Center is decorated with scenes from Dickens. Children can visit with Santa in his workshop and Mrs. Claus will help children write a letter to the Nort...

Dec 03

Russellville Christmas Parade

Dec 03
Russellville Recreation & Parks Dept., Russellville
Russellville celebrates the holiday season with the annual Christmas Parade at 6:30 p.m. The parade travels from South Arkansas Avenue to West Main Street. ...

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

Annual Christmas Parade and Christmas on the Square

Dec 03
PO Box 307, Prescott
Nevada County Courthouse
Visit with Santa, Christmas carols, and winners of Christmas parade announced....

Dec 03

Marion Christmas on the Square

Dec 03
268 Rivertrace Dr., Marion
Crittenden County Courthouse
Community Christmas celebration. Performances by Marion High School band and choir. Arts & crafts vendors, food trucks, train ride, tree lighting and visit with Santa Cla...

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 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

Hot Springs Gallery Walk

Dec 04
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...

Dec 04

Christmas Parade of Lights

Dec 04
516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
Historic Downtown
This evening parade features floats, walkers, bands, and thousands of lights as it makes its way through downtown Eureka Springs....

Dec 04

Christmas Parade

Dec 04
P.O. 208, Dardanelle
Dardanelle Court House
Santa Claus is coming to town during our annual Christmas Parade at 5:30 p.m....

Dec 04
- THRU - Dec 06

Living Nativity

Dec 04
- Dec 06
P.O. Box 902, Searcy
outdoors
Thousands of excited visitors flock to Arkansas this December to witness a realistic drive-thru living nativity spectacular. Families and church groups travel from all ov...

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

Old Fashioned Christmas in the Village

Dec 05
774 Webb Hill Lane, Searcy
1880's Village
See Christmas as it was in the late 1880s. The Gordon House holds the family tree trimmed with handmade decorations; the stockings are hung. The tree in the Little Red Sc...

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

21st Annual Ash Flat Christmas Parade

Dec 05
PO Box 100, Ash Flat
Santa gives out goodie bags, refreshments served, and pictures with Santa....

Dec 05

Ash Flat Christmas Parade

Dec 05
2852D hwy 62/412, Ash Flat
Christmas parade featuring floats, bands, marching bands, and Santa. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies with Santa at the end of the parade....

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

Beebe Christmas Parade

Dec 05
P.O. Box 724, Beebe
Beebe Public Schools Campus
Join us for this festive event and enjoy the beautiful, lighted floats...and, of course, a visit from Santa. ...

Dec 05

Mena Christmas Festival

Dec 05
520 Mena Street, Mena
Janssen Park
Festivities begin at 2 p.m. Bring the kids to the armory on De Queen Street from 2-6 p.m. to enjoy a free jump house and a 30' slide. Children can also play fun Christmas...

Dec 05

2015 Christmas Parade

Dec 05
524 Sherwood Ave., Mena
Downtown
Kick off the Christmas season with a bang! Mena's largest nighttime parade begins at 6 p.m. After the parade, enjoy entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show in Jans...

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

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

Annual Christmas Parade and Lighting of Downtown

Dec 05
1001 West Main Street, Heber Springs
Downtown
This spectacular lighting of the Courthouse Square begins at 6 p.m. followed by the annual Christmas parade featuring the big man himself, Santa Clause and Mrs. Clause. ...

Dec 05

Eagle Tour

Dec 05
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

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 05
- THRU - Dec 06

17th Annual Festival of Trees

Dec 05
- Dec 06
po box 132, Horseshoe Bend
Cedar Glade Resort
Beautifully decorated holiday trees all at one location for public viewing, trees displayed by area businesses and organizations and can be viewed throughout the holiday ...

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 07

Annual Bean Feed and Christmas Parade

Dec 07
PO Box 511, Glenwood
Town Square
The Chamber of Commerce sponsors a bean feed and Christmas parade. Lots of activities, beans, cornbread, hot chocolate, cider, cookies and a Santa house. Christmas music ...

Dec 07

31st Annual Main Street Christmas Parade

Dec 07
819 N State Line Ave, Texarkana
State Line Courthouse/Post Office
All lighted Christmas parade led by live camels with nativity scene and bands, floats, and Santa. Featured this year are Clydesdale horses. Also antique cars, characters,...

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 10

Marion Christmas Parade

Dec 10
268 Rivertrace Dr., Marion
center of town
Christmas parade featuring lots of bands, floats and a special guest. ...

Dec 10

Eagle Tour

Dec 10
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

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 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

24th Annual Ouachita Hills Christmas Program

Dec 12
210 Short Street, Amity
Amity City Hall
7 p.m. The faculty and students of Ouachita Hills Academy and College present their musical Christmas program entitled, “Glory to God in the Highest.” Many musical group...

Dec 12

Santa Train

Dec 12
335 E Gaines Street, Monticello
By the railroad track
Santa and Mrs. Clause arrive at the Main Street Mini Park in historic downtown Monticello aboard a special holiday train. Food, games and fun begin at 10:30 a.m. The Sant...

Dec 12

Hardy Christmas Parade

Dec 12
2852D hwy 62/412, Hardy
Christmas parade featuring floats, bands, marching bands, and Santa....

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

Eagle Tour

Dec 12
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 12

Beebe's Christmas in the Park

Dec 12
P.O. Box 724, Beebe
Daniel Park
This festive, family event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. includes refreshments, caroling, train rides by the Beebe Fire Department and, of course, a visit from Santa. ...

Dec 12

Living Windows and Santa Parade

Dec 12
104 Main Street , Calico Rock
Historical Main Street
Event starts at 5:30 p.m. just at dusk. Christmas comes alive as all the windows on Main Street depict different Christmas scenes. A special family event that brings the ...

Dec 13

Eagle Tour

Dec 13
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 17

Eagle Tour

Dec 17
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 19

Christmas Bird Count

Dec 19
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 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 22

Eagle Tour

Dec 22
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 23

Eagle Tour

Dec 23
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 29

Eagle Cruise

Dec 29
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Dec 30

Eagle Tour

Dec 30
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 01

First Day Hike!

Jan 01
Mount Nebo State Park, Dardanelle
Summit Park Trailhead
Join Park Interpreter Jeremiah for a First Day Hike! Mount Nebo State Park is joining with other state parks in Arkansas and across our nation to promote healthy lifestyl...

Jan 01

Delta View "Hike it Right"

Jan 01
Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Pavilion 1
The new year is full of opportunities for a new start. Join a park interpreter and like-minded individuals who all aim to start the new year right with a healthy 2.5-mile...

Jan 01

First Day Hikes

Jan 01
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow State Park
Start 2016 off on the right foot, with a refreshing hike at Woolly Hollow State Park! Be a part of this national movement and enjoy what nature has to offer. Guided hikes...

Jan 01

First Day Hike

Jan 01
White Oak Lake State Park, Bluff City
Spring Branch Trailhead
There is no better way to begin the new year than taking in the fresh air on an invigorating hike! Join us for a stroll down the 1/3-mile Spring Branch Trail as we enjoy ...

Jan 01

First Day Hike

Jan 01
Lake Ouachita State Park, Mountain Pine
Visitor Center Picnic Area
Start 2016 on the right foot (or left foot) with a hike along the trails of Lake Ouachita State Park.  Take a self-guided walk or join us for guided hikes of various...

Jan 01

First Day Hikes

Jan 01
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Start the new year off right by taking the 1-mile or 5-mile walking trail at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Enjoy the natural world around you as you learn more ab...

Jan 01

First Day Hike

Jan 01
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Amphitheater
We are joining forces with hikers across the nation to celebrate 2016 with a “First Day Hike”! Let’s start the new year off with a healthy lifestyle for...

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 06

Wild Women Wednesday

Jan 06
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Call for location
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Jan 06

Eagle Tour

Jan 06
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

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 09

Eagle Tour

Jan 09
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 13

Wild Women Wednesday

Jan 13
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Jan 14

Eagle Tour

Jan 14
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 16

Eagle Tour

Jan 16
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

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

Wonder of Winter Wildlife

Jan 16
Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers
Visitor Center
Celebrate the Wonders of Winter Wildlife at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area! Cure your cabin fever with this spectacular winter event! Activities and crafts for the wh...

Jan 17

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Bridal Show

Jan 17
121 E. Capitol Ave., Little Rock
Statehouse Convention Center
The Bridal Show features more than 200 vendors ready to help brides plan their perfect day. Vendors not only display their product, but also book weddings on the spot, ma...

Jan 20

Wild Women Wednesday

Jan 20
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Jan 20

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

Jan 20
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program by independent researcher Jared Phillips....

Jan 20

Eagle Tour

Jan 20
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

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 22

Eagle Tour

Jan 22
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 27

Eagle Tour

Jan 27
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Jan 27

Wild Women Wednesday

Jan 27
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Jan 29

Eagle Tour

Jan 29
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 03

Eagle Tour

Feb 03
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 03

Wild Women Wednesday

Feb 03
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

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

Eagle Tour

Feb 05
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 06

Arkansas Men's & Women's State Chili Cook-Off

Feb 06
13106 White Bluff Road, Fort Smith
Elks Lodge
Charity cook-off. Raffle items and chili tasting kits. Doors open at 9 a.m. Chili turn-in at 1 p.m. Chili, charity, and fun!...

Feb 10

Wild Women Wednesday

Feb 10
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Feb 11

Eagle Tour

Feb 11
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 13

Eagle Tour

Feb 13
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 16

Eagle Tour

Feb 16
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

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

Eagle Tours

Feb 18
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 20
- THRU - Feb 21

Survival Skills Weekend

Feb 20
- Feb 21
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Start or add to your knowledge of surviving in the great outdoors. This weekend will be filled with survivor skill workshops such as map and compass, fire building and s...

Feb 21

Eagle Tours

Feb 21
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 24

Wild Women Wednesday

Feb 24
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) member’s for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please...

Feb 26

Eagle Tour

Feb 26
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Feb 28

Eagle Tours

Feb 28
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-In Pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Many other spectacular birds will...

Mar 19

Meet at the Peak

Mar 19
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Pinnacle Mountain Summit
Climb the mountain and then meet a park interpreter at the top for short presentations on sights, geology, wildlife, and more!...

Apr 06

Wild Women Wednesday

Apr 06
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Park Interpreter Gillian and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) members for a ladies hike on one of Pinnacle Mountain’s gorgeous trails. Please call f...

Apr 09

Candle Making Workshop

Apr 09
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...

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 16

Trail Work Day

Apr 16
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Celebrate Earth Day by giving back to mother nature for all she does for you. Place your mark at Pinnacle Mountain State Park by helping to beautify your favorite Central...

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 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 cultural resources. During this ...

Apr 28

Moscow Festival Ballet 'Romeo and Juliet'

Apr 28
203 Waverly Wood Circle, Helena-West Helena
Lily Peter Auditorium, PCCUA
7:30 p.m. performance. This much anticipated performance of Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet by the Moscow Festival Ballet promises to be the highlight of our Warfield Seri...

May 01

Sunday Court Square Music Concert Series

May 01
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
East Side of the Court Square - Mountain View, Arkansas
Join Ozark Folk Center musicians and folks for an outdoor concert on the Court Square in Mountain View on the first Sunday of every month throughout the season. Bring you...

May 13
- THRU - May 15

Balloons Over RussVegas

May 13
- May 15
708 West Main, Russellville
By the Arkansas River
Balloon flights, tandem skydiving, helicopter rides, powered parachutes, charity dog walk, vendors, food, and live entertainment on stage....

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...

Jun 04

Annual Kids Fishing Derby

Jun 04
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Davidsonville Historic State Park's Kids Fishing Derby is held every year on Trapper Lake. This is a great opportunity to get your kids outside and give them a chance to ...

Jun 04

Kids Fishing Derby

Jun 04
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Environmental Education Pond
Hey kids, bring your parents down to the pond for a free fishing contest! There will be how-to-fish clinics, casting contests, free snacks, and lots of prizes. Prizes w...

Jun 05

Sunday Court Square Music Concert Series

Jun 05
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Court Square Mountain View
Join Ozark Folk Center musicians and folks for an outdoor concert on the Court Square in Mountain View on the first Sunday of every month throughout the season. Bring you...

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 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 25

Sunset on the Mountain

Jun 25
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
A park interpreter will lead a hike up Pinnacle Mountain’s West Summit Trail for a special sunset viewing. This is a great hike for the whole family to get outdoors...

Jul 04

Fun on the Fourth

Jul 04
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
West Summit Picnic Area
Celebrate and cool off on this 4th of July at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Join the park interpreters for a day full of wet and wild games for the whole family. There ...

Aug 06
- THRU - Aug 07

Hooray for Herps Weekend

Aug 06
- Aug 07
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Spend this weekend at Pinnacle Mountain State Park learning about this group of very misunderstood animals. Park interpreters will be hosting hikes, crafts, games, and t...

Aug 20
- THRU - Aug 21

Geocaching Weekend

Aug 20
- Aug 21
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
TBA
Join Pinnacle Mountain State Park all weekend to immerse you and your family into the world of geocaching. Learn about the Arkansas State Parks geocache tour and geocache...

Aug 28

Summertime Lake Cruise

Aug 28
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Take a break from your busy schedule and join us for a relaxing trip on Lake Maumelle. A park interpreter will be cruising the lake on the park’s pontoon boat to vi...

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

47th Annual Ham Fest

Sep 09
- Sep 10
Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
The annual Ham Fest here at Queen Wilhelmina State Park is hog heaven for amateur radio enthusiasts. Do you need an antenna or parts for your radio? How about becomi...

Sep 17

Great Arkansas Cleanup

Sep 17
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Celebrate the beauty of the Natural State by joining volunteers all over Arkansas, in cleaning up our green spaces. Place your mark at Pinnacle Mountain State Park by hel...

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...