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There’s never a shortage of family weekend activities here in the Natural State. Arkansas offers plenty of family things to do this weekend, next weekend or any time you choose. If you're trying to find family things to do this weekend, we’ve got you covered with outdoor fun for kids, Arkansas events and other family weekend activities that promise all kinds of fun for everyone in the family. Search the event listings below to find family weekend activities that will keep you coming back to Arkansas.

Apr 26 Sunday

Celebrate Art! - Springdale

4/2/2015 - 5/1/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Exhibits from K-8th grades. Open house April 11, 1-3 p.m....
Apr 26 Sunday

Dinosaurs Around the World - Little Rock

4/25/2015 - 10/18/2015
1200 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock
Clinton Presidential Center
Become a globe-trotting explorer alongside 13 life-size roaring, breathing dinosaurs. Travel from the fierce plains of Africa to the tropical beaches of Antarctica. Exper...
Apr 29 Wednesday

3rd Annual Jazz in the Park - Little Rock

PO Box 1958, Little Rock
History Pavilion - Riverfront Park
Every Wednesday in April from 6-8 p.m., grab your blankets and lawn chairs for a free, family-friendly night of jazz....
Apr 29 Wednesday

45th World Famous Armadillo Festival - Hamburg

4/29/2015 - 5/2/2015
403 C North Main, Hamburg
Town Square
Come out and enjoy the 45th Annual World Famous Armadillo Festival in Hamburg, Arkansas! We have arts & craft booths, carnival, food vendors, pageant, talent show, armadi...
Apr 30 Thursday

Pickin' in the Park - Wynne

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

Pickin' in the Park - Wynne

4/30/2015 - 5/2/2015
201 County Road 754, Wynne
Village Creek State Park
Pickin' in the Park is a music festival unlike any other. There are no set bands or set performance times, but there will be music throughout the day, every day. You are ...
May 1 Friday

2015 Business Expo - Hot Springs Village

121 Cordoba Center Drive, ste. 300, Hot Springs Village
Coronado Community Center
Member business and organizations set up booths to inform and interact with village residents. It is a fun and informative day for everyone. Exhibit booths are available ...
May 1 Friday

2nd Annual Balloons Over RussVegas - Russellville

5/1/2015 - 5/2/2015
P.O. Box 302, Russellville
Russellville Soccer Complex
Hot air balloon festival featuring hot air balloon flights, tethered balloon rides, powered parachutes, helicopter rides, and tandem skydiving opportunities for the publi...
May 1 Friday

Art on the Creek - Bella Vista

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

Ozark Birders' Springtime Retreat - Bull Shoals

5/1/2015 - 5/3/2015
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
See springtime birds in action! Activities for everyone from beginner to advanced birders are available including guided walks, evening programs, basic birding clinics, l...
May 2 Saturday

Spring Kayak Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Little Maumelle Boat Launch
Explore the Little Maumelle River in springtime from one of the park's kayaks. This guided 4-1/2 mile float will provide an opportunity to see otherwise hidden sections ...
May 2 Saturday

Kids' Fishing Derby - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Snack Bar
Teens and kids 15 and younger, try your luck in Lake Bennett at our annual fishing derby! A drawing at the end of the derby will be held for some excellent prizes. Trophi...
May 2 Saturday

Altus 36th Springtime Gala - Altus

PO Box 214, Altus
Downtown City Park at Corner of Hwy 64
An old-time spring celebration featuring entertainment, arts & crafts, games, music, food, and good times for all. Sponsored by the Altus Parks & Recreation Committee. ...
May 2 Saturday

"NEW" Trial by Jury 1880 - Washington

PO Box 129, Washington
Williams' Tavern Restaurant
Experience justice in 1880 Washington as you take part in a new twist on the popular “Trial by Jury” series. This trial is a re-enactment of an actual murder ...
May 2 Saturday

Grills and Gowns - Carlisle

520 E 8th Street, Carlisle
Civic Center
Grills and Gowns is a fundraiser event that benefits the nonprofit Meals on Wheels program for Lonoke and Prairie counties. Featuring a grilling competition, Miss Heart o...
May 2 Saturday

Herb & Plant Sale - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Come see the herb garden and pick up a few plants for your garden or containers. Members of the 21st Century Club will be available to answer questions and help you pick ...
May 2 Saturday

23rd Annual Mayhaw Festival - El Dorado

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

Cossatot River Spring Festival - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area has invited local and state educational representatives with booths and programs for the young and old to explore....
May 2 Saturday

8th Annual Chamber of Commerce 5K/10K Fun Run/Walk - Marion

13 Military Road, Marion
Marion Sports Complex
Starting at 5 p.m., live music, children's activities, professional results with Stearns Race Timing....
May 2 Saturday

Annual Mountt Judea Heritage Day Festival - Mount Judea

Downtown, Mount Judea
Downtown
This fun event celebrates the past with musical entertainment all day, horseshoe tournament, Dutch oven cook-off and lots of handmade crafts. There may be demonstrations ...
May 2 Saturday

Birder Weekend - West Fork

5/2/2015 - 5/3/2015
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Devil's Den State Park
Join park staff and various bird enthusiasts as you discover the flying creatures that call the park their home. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced birder you w...
May 2 Saturday

41st Annual Little Rock Farmers' Market - Little Rock

5/2/2015 - 10/31/2015
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...
May 5 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
May 6 Wednesday

Disney on Ice: Worlds of Fantasy - Little Rock

5/6/2015 - 5/8/2015
PO Box 1958, Little Rock
Verizon Arena
From wheels to waves, playtime to pixie dust, your family's favorite Disney moments come to life a t Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy with dazzling skating, speci...
May 6 Wednesday

Disney on Ice: Worlds of Fantasy - North Little Rock

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

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

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

Kingston's 33rd Annual "Fair on the Square" - Kingston

5/8/2015 - 5/9/2015
100 Hwy 21, Kingston
Downtown
Kicks off on Friday night with a Gospel Sing. Saturday activities include a parade, music, arts & crafts, children’s activities, great food and more. ...
May 9 Saturday

Reelin' on the Ridge Kids Fishing Derby - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
The Pond on 1 East
Village Creek State Park will host a fishing derby for kids ages 15 and under with the help of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commision. We have a small pond with easy access...
May 9 Saturday

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 9 Saturday

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 9 Saturday

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 9 Saturday

Annual Demolition Derby - Springdale

1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
SAMS Furniture brings us a heated competition as drivers face off until the last car is standing! Join us for a fun family night where drivers will compete for cash priz...
May 9 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

Kids Days at the Siloam Springs Farmers Market - Siloam Springs

116 S. Broadway St., Ste. 2, Siloam Springs
City Park
A bounce castle, crafts, activities, story time and live music light up the market on Kids Day at the Market each second Saturday during the market season, from 9am to n...
May 9 Saturday

Tourism Day - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Join us at the welcome center to celebrate National Tourism Week. The fun begins at 10 a.m. with free balloons, refreshments, prize drawings, and music. Grand p...
May 9 Saturday

Mother's Day Dutch Oven Breakfast Feast - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Celebrate Mother's Day by bringing your mom to the park and treating her to a cast iron Dutch oven breakfast. Participants will learn how to use and care for Dutch ovens ...
May 9 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
May 9 Saturday

Mothers Day Button Bracelet Workshop - Scott

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

Star Gazing Party - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters to learn stories about the stars that may have been told around the campfire in ancient North America. Don’t worry if it’s cloudy &ndas...
May 9 Saturday

16th Annual Spring Fling Hang Glider Fly In - Dardanelle

5/9/2015 - 5/10/2015
Mount Nebo State Park, Dardanelle
Visitor Center
Join the Central Arkansas Mountain Pilots as they celebrate the official start of flying season! Watch and learn as they set up and launch from the top of Mount Nebo. You...
May 9 Saturday

Cossatot River Weekend Adventure - Wickes

5/9/2015 - 5/10/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters for a weekend overnight adventure on the pristine Cossatot River. These adventures can include kayaking, backpacking, fishing, hiking, camping, Dut...
May 10 Sunday

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

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

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 10 Sunday

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 10 Sunday

Mothers Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Treat your Mom to a relaxing boat ride on beautiful Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 12 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
May 14 Thursday

Discovery Days for Schools - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Picnic Area
This program is designed especially for school field trips. Programs will be offered throughout the picnic area which includes hikes around the Kingfisher Trail, interac...
May 15 Friday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 15 Friday

Discovery Days for Schools - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Picnic Area
This program is designed especially for school field trips. Programs will be offered throughout the picnic area that includes hikes around the Kingfisher Trail, interact...
May 15 Friday

3rd Annual Dermott Community Fest - Dermott

5/15/2015 - 5/16/2015
210 Gibson Circle, Dermott
Downtown Dermott
Formerly known as the Dermott Crawfish Festival, Community Fest carries the same tradition as it has for the past 30 years with great arts and crafts, live music, food ve...
May 15 Friday

25th Annual Crawdad Days Festival - Harrison

5/15/2015 - 5/16/2015
621 E Rush Ave, Harrison
Lake Harrison on Lakeshore Drive
Come and enjoy the free music which includes a venue for every taste; country, rock-n-roll and down home. Carnival rides, car show, food vendors, crafts and more! Bring y...
May 15 Friday

26th Annual Magnolia Blossom Festival and World Championship Steak Cook-Off - Magnolia

5/15/2015 - 5/16/2015
211 W. Main, Magnolia
Downtown Historic Square
Featuring art show, pageant, cooker parade, 5K race, live entertainment, fishing tournament, car and motorcycle show, kids' activities, food....
May 15 Friday

Greek Food Festival - Little Rock

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

Endangered Species Weekend - West Fork

5/15/2015 - 5/17/2015
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Devil's Den State Park
Enjoy a weekend of celebrating some special wild creatures! There will be fun activities and various guest speakers to help us learn about some of nature’...
May 16 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
May 16 Saturday

Pickin' In The Park - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Bring your lawn chair and come to play or just to listen to a little gospel, old-time country, and bluegrass music at the welcome center. Professionals and amateurs ...
May 16 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 16 Saturday

Arkansas Heritage Day - Morrilton

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

Historic Women's Skills Workshop - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Girl power time! Come learn skills practiced by the past females of Parkin in this workshop tailored specifically for women. Activities will include fiber arts, fire star...
May 16 Saturday

Spring Star Party - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society will provide teles...
May 16 Saturday

Norfork Pioneer Days Heritage Festival - Norfork

13010 Hwy 5 South, Norfork
City of Norfork
Pioneer Days is a longstanding celebration of historical Arkansas filled with old-fashioned fun and entertainment for the family. The festival features a parade, historic...
May 16 Saturday

Creepy, Crawly, Slimy, Scaly Weekend - Wynne

5/16/2015 - 5/17/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Visitor Center
Join us to discover the residents of the park that crawl, creep, and slither. We will have guided hikes, presentations, crafts, and games to introduce the most misun...
May 17 Sunday

Sunset Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Experience the vibrant colors of the setting sun while cruising over the calm waters of Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. A park interpreter will serve a...
May 17 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 19 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
May 21 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
May 21 Thursday

Garvan Woodland Gardens "Camouflage" Kids Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Millsap Bride's Hall
Bugs are fun! And they have amazing tricks that allow them to survive in an environment where everyone thinks they’re lunch. See the natural camouflage bugs use to hide ...
May 22 Friday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 22 Friday

66th Annual Fulton County Homecoming Festival - Salem

5/22/2015 - 5/23/2015
Post Office Box 649, Salem
Courthouse Square
Features a fish fry, street dance, open street market, food booths, Apple Pie 5K Run, Squirt Race, Terrapin Race, music, parade, All-School Reunion, and rodeo....
May 22 Friday

Good Ol' Days - Mount Ida

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

24th Annual Dinosaur Festival - Nashville

5/22/2015 - 5/23/2015
1301 West Johnson Street, Nashville
Nashville City Park
This festival features a 5K Glow Run on Friday night and a large ASA softball tournament, Dino Dig, bounce houses, games and more including Trax the Dinosaur on Saturday....
May 22 Friday

Memorial Day Weekend - Mena

5/22/2015 - 5/24/2015
Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
Join us for a weekend of fun as we start our summer season. Fun filled nature and history-related programs will be available for the whole family. Contact the park for a ...
May 23 Saturday

31st Annual Randolph County Plow & Planting Show - Pocahontas

610 North Marr, Pocahontas
GEA Kilovista site, Birdell
Items planned: gospel and country music, old cars, tractors, trucks, tractor race and more. Facilities, programs, and services are open to all. We are an open hill countr...
May 23 Saturday

"Cruzin the Bay" Car Show - Fairfield Bay

110 Village PL. 2C, Fairfield Bay
Village Mall across from Conference Center
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Trophies for all categories. Food, drinks, music, fun. ...
May 23 Saturday

Spring Music in the Park - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Pavilion 1
Cane Creek State Park invites you to an evening of gospel music in the park. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy this relaxing, spring evening of live music! Please contact t...
May 23 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
May 23 Saturday

28th Annual Witts Springs Hillbilly Daze - Witts Springs

368 Windy Point Lane, Witts Springs
Town Park
Starts with a kiddie parade, then regular parade with floats, ATVs, horses and antique cars, followed by dinner of beans & corn bread, burgers and hot dogs for sale by th...
May 23 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 23 Saturday

Fishing on the Ridge Derby - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Walcott Lake

Bring your fishing pole, bait, and enthusiasm to put your fishing skills to the test! Walcott Lake will be stocked with hundreds of catfish courtesy ...

May 23 Saturday

Memorial Day Madness - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Lake Ponder Swimming Beach
Bring your friends and family to Crowley’s Ridge State Park and kick off the start of summer with recreational activities, interpretive programs, swimming, and peda...
May 23 Saturday

Symphony on the Square - El Dorado

217 South Jefferson, El Dorado
The Auditorium
All of your favorite patriotic favorites, outdoors and on the square with Kermit Poling, conductor. ...
May 23 Saturday

Heritage Park Fishing Rodeo - Piggott

161 E Pfeiffer, Piggott
Heritage Park Fishing Rodeo is for children up to the age of 15 and senior citizens over the age of 60....
May 23 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

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

Spring Kayak Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Little Maumelle Boat Launch
Explore the Little Maumelle River in springtime from one of the park's kayaks. This guided 4-1/2 mile float will provide an opportunity to see otherwise hidden sections ...
May 23 Saturday

Memorial Day Celebration - Bull Shoals

5/23/2015 - 5/25/2015
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
This weekend will be filled with activities for the entire family as we remember and honor those who gave their lives protecting the freedom of our country, as well as th...
May 24 Sunday

Spring Canoe Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Little Maumelle Boat Launch
Take off from the Little Maumelle boat launch and experience the beauty of spring on this guided 4-1/2 mile float. Advance payment and registration are required....
May 24 Sunday

29th Annual Good Earth Randolph Old Fashioned Farm Show - Pocahontas

610 Mark Street, Pocahontas
Gea Kiilovista City, Birdell
Gospel, bluegrass, and country music. Old cars, trucks, tractors and farm equipment. Horse and tractor demonstrations, horseshoes, sack races, stick horse races, food and...
May 24 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 25 Monday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
May 26 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
May 29 Friday

2015 Mudtown Days Celebration - Lowell

5/29/2015 - 5/30/2015
216 N. Lincoln Street, Lowell
Ward Nail Park
Good music, good food and lots of fun for the family. Car show, rides, youth talent contest, fireworks and more. ...
May 30 Saturday

Little Maumelle Kayaking Adventure - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Little Maumelle Boat Launch
Explore the Little Maumelle River from one of the park's kayaks. This guided 4-1/2 mile float will provide an opportunity to see otherwise hidden sections of Pinnacle Mo...
May 30 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
May 30 Saturday

24th Annual Dinosaur Festival - Baseball Tournament - Nashville

1301 West Johnson Street, Nashville
Nashville City Park
Large youth baseball tournament at the park....
May 30 Saturday

Tribute to Johnny Cash Concert - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
Tonight we pay tribute to one of Arkansas's best-loved musicians with an all star band led by Johnny’s original drummer,  W.S. “Fluke” Holland....
May 30 Saturday

Siloam Springs Farmers Market - Siloam Springs

116 S. Broadway St., Ste. 2, Siloam Springs
Downtown Siloam Springs
The Siloam Springs Farmers Market is a producers-only market designed to connect the Siloam Springs to fresh, local farm products and artisan crafts. It runs from April 1...
May 30 Saturday

4th Annual Southern Showcase Festival City Shootout 2015 - El Dorado

5/30/2015 - 5/31/2015
2000 Wildcat Drive, El Dorado
Old Wildcat Gym & Barton Jr. High Gym
This is a basketball tournament for AAU and travel teams. It has a slam dunk contest and the bulk of teams are from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Up to 50 ...
Jun 1 Monday

Great Outdoors Month - Morrilton

6/1/2015 - 6/30/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Petit Jean State Park's interpretive staff will be offering a variety of activities daily throughout the month of June, with a special focus on the great outdoors. Enjoy ...
Jun 2 Tuesday

Boater Education Class - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Learn about Arkansas's safe boating laws and practices in this two evening class. Anyone born on or after January 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat, must h...
Jun 2 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
Jun 2 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

Boater Education Class - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Learn about Arkansas's safe boating laws and practices in this two evening class. Anyone born on or after January 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat, must h...
Jun 4 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

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

30th Annual Steamboat Days - Des Arc

6/4/2015 - 6/6/2015
PO Box 997, Des Arc
Town Square
Carnival, beauty pageant, car show, gospel night, duck calling contest, concerts, arts & crafts, food vendors, dog show, children's activities, BBQ and chili cook-off, ba...
Jun 5 Friday

1st Friday Crafts - Scott

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

34th Portfest "Rollin' on the River" Festival - Newport

6/5/2015 - 6/6/2015
201 Hazel Street, Newport
Jacksonport State Park
Held on the banks of the White River at Jacksonport State Park, Portfest features national rock and country acts, family attractions and a beautiful setting. Hosted by th...
Jun 5 Friday

26th Annual North Arkansas Ancestor Fair - Marshall

6/5/2015 - 6/6/2015
232 Nettle Trail, Marshall
Searcy County Civic Center
Friday program: "Writing and Interpreting the Civil War: Resources Authors Use." Saturday event: genealogy swap meet with family researchers and information on North Arka...
Jun 6 Saturday

Free Kid's Fishing Derby - McNeil

Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center

Logoly State Park is proud to announce the Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby. The derby is open to children ages 5 to 15. Small children will be allowed to have an...

Jun 6 Saturday

Summer Star Party - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Swim Beach
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...
Jun 6 Saturday

Hiking Stick Workshop - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Kick off the summer season with an outdoor hiking adventure in Arkansas State Parks! What better way to embark on your next hiking adventure after creating your own hikin...
Jun 6 Saturday

Annual Commissary Kiwanis Fishing Derby - Fort Smith

8300 Wells Lake Road, Fort Smith
Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center
Ages 2-15 are invited to participate. Check in begins at 8 a.m. with weigh-in at 11 a.m. and lots of prizes....
Jun 6 Saturday

142nd Annual Southern Memorial Day - Fayetteville

13517 Rennic Road, Fayetteville
Since 1873, the Southern Memorial Association of Washington County has paid tribute to the 600+ Confederate soldiers buried in Fayetteville's Confederate Cemetery. Guest ...
Jun 6 Saturday

National Trails Day - Bismarck

DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Here it is! It rolls around just once a year. One day set aside to celebrate our nation's trails by getting out and hiking, biking, paddling, or some other form of transp...
Jun 6 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jun 6 Saturday

Kayak Tour - Helena-West Helena

Delta Heritage Trail State Park, Helena-West Helena
Visitor Center
Come explore the calm waters and grand cypress trees of Old Town Lake. Space is limited so please call the park at (870) 572-2352 at least 2 days before the tour to make ...
Jun 6 Saturday

National Trails Day - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Celebrate and enjoy Petit Jean’s 20-plus miles of trails! This day will be filled with hikes and hiking related programs for all ages. Contact the park for a schedu...
Jun 6 Saturday

National Trails Day Walk - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Participate in National Trails Day by registering and walking at least one lap (0.6 mile) around the lake! The walker with the most laps for the day will win a ...
Jun 6 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
Jun 7 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jun 8 Monday

Outdoor Adventure Day Camp - Wynne

6/8/2015 - 6/10/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Meeting Room
Village Creek State Park will host a day camp for children ages 7-9. This camp includes a variety of educational and recreational programs designed to get your child outs...
Jun 9 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
Jun 9 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July....
Jun 10 Wednesday

Nature at Night Day Camp - Russellville

6/10/2015 - 6/12/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
The camp is open to kids ages 8-12 and will be held 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Friday camp will be held from 3 p.m. -10 p.m. so that campers will ge...
Jun 12 Friday

59th Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival - Warren

6/12/2015 - 6/13/2015
104 North Myrtle, Warren
Bradley County Court Square
The Pink Tomato Festival is the oldest continous festival in Arkansas. The All Tomato Luncheon and the Tomato Eating Contest are just part of this famous festival. Lones...
Jun 12 Friday

Wynne Farm Fest 2015 - Wynne

6/12/2015 - 6/13/2015
1790 N. Falls Blvd, Wynne
Downtown
Music, Delta Smoke BBQ Contest, Miss Farm Fest pageant, antique car show, tractor show, Locomotion Train Ride, PB&J Carnival, food and free family fun....
Jun 12 Friday

57th Annual Lions Club Rodeo - Calico Rock

6/12/2015 - 6/13/2015
PO Box 412, Calico Rock
Tip Wiseman Rodeo Arena by King Park
Rodeo, parade, and street dance....
Jun 12 Friday

Bat-O-Rama XXVI - West Fork

6/12/2015 - 6/14/2015
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Join park staff and guests for some great family fun as we celebrate one of the most beneficial but misunderstood creatures in the world……BATS! Sp...
Jun 13 Saturday

2nd Annual Wings & Wheels Swap and Show 2015 - Bentonville

3404 Cardinal Ln, Bentonville
Bentonville Municipal Airport (NOT XNA)
Come view antique planes, cars, and motorcycles. Awards and giveaways, activities for kids, and aircraft rides available....
Jun 13 Saturday

Father's Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
Bring Dad out for a day on Lake Maumelle. A park interpreter will lead a cruise on the park’s pontoon boat to view beautiful landscapes, historic structures, a...
Jun 13 Saturday

Father's Day Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
Bring Dad out for a day on Lake Maumelle. A park interpreter will lead a cruise on the park’s pontoon boat to view beautiful landscapes, historic structures, a...
Jun 13 Saturday

Rewind the 50s Sock Hop and Street Dance - Cherokee Village

5 Kamian Lane, Cherokee Village
Celebration Central - Across from City Hall and Town Center
7 p.m. This street dance features a DJ. Prizes awarded for best costume design from the 1950s and in several dance categories....
Jun 13 Saturday

Kids Days at the Siloam Springs Farmers Market - Siloam Springs

116 S. Broadway St., Ste. 2, Siloam Springs
City Park
A bounce castle, crafts, activities, story time and live music light up the market on Kids Day at the Market each second Saturday during the market season, from 9am to n...
Jun 13 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

Annual Kids' Fishing Derby - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
History Cabin
Bring the kids and let them try out their fishing skills at the park's annual fishing derby. Fishing will begin at 8 a.m. and close at 11 a.m. with prizes awarded&nb...
Jun 13 Saturday

A Time to Shine Parade - Cherokee Village

5 Kamian Lane, Cherokee Village
Celebration Central - Across from City Hall and Town Center
This parade begins with a grand procession featuring a flag from every state, 20 countries, and branches of the military. Chair Trophy goes to the float most representati...
Jun 13 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
Jun 13 Saturday

A Diamond in the Ozarks Treasure Hunt™ - Cherokee Village

5 Kamian Lane, Cherokee Village
Celebration Central - Across from City Hall and Town Center
Join the fun where the prize is a diamond with an estimated value of $5,000. Whether you enjoy architecture, nature, hiking, golfing, swimming, gems, tennis, floating, o...
Jun 13 Saturday

Mountain Fishin' Derby - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Hook, line, and sinker! See if you can catch a fish at Petit Jean State Park. The derby will be open to children ages 15 and under. Parents are welcome to help, but the k...
Jun 14 Sunday

Father's Day Sunset Canoe Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Launch
Explore the Big Maumelle River with Dad as nighttime unfolds. Possible sights and sounds for the night include bats, coyotes, deer, owls, beavers, and maybe even the elus...
Jun 15 Monday

University of Arkansas Summer Design Camp at Garvan Woodland Gardens - Hot Springs

6/15/2015 - 6/19/2015
540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Magnolia Room and Gardens
Design Camp offers the chance to learn about the design professions through hands-on projects, tours, presentation and discussions led by architecture, landscape architec...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

Archeology Daycamp - Scott

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

Wilderness Explorer's Day Camp - Little Rock

6/16/2015 - 6/19/2015
Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Older children, ages 11-13, will enjoy this chance to explore nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Camp activities may include canoe/kayak floats, extensive hiking, an...
Jun 16 Tuesday

57th Annual Auto Show and Swap Meet - Morrilton

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

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jun 17 Wednesday

History and Adventure Camp - Pocahontas

6/17/2015 - 6/19/2015
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Looking for something for the kids to do during the summer? Sign them up for this fun and educational day camp. In celebration of Davidsonville's 200th anniversary there ...
Jun 17 Wednesday

38th Annual Turkey Track Bluegrass Festival - Waldron

6/17/2015 - 6/20/2015
9423 Hwy 250, Waldron
Turkey Track Bluegrass Park
Features 16 bluegrass and bluegrass gospel bands....
Jun 17 Wednesday

Spring Carnival - Springdale

6/17/2015 - 6/21/2015
1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Pride of Texas brings fun for all ages. Armbands available....
Jun 18 Thursday

Sherwood Chamber Community Fish Fry - Sherwood

295 W Kiehl Avenue, Sherwood
Sherwood Forest
This annual event includes a catfish dinner, with chicken strips, french fries, slaw, hushpuppies, drinks and dessert. Door prizes will be given....
Jun 18 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

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

44th Smackover Oil Town Festival - Smackover

6/18/2015 - 6/20/2015
710 Pershing Hwy , Smackover
Tennyson Park
Celebrating our oil heritage with events including 5K run, rib cook-off, rod wrenching contest, arm wrestling contest, horseshoes, duck race, live entertainment, arts & c...
Jun 19 Friday

Trout Days - Bull Shoals

6/19/2015 - 6/20/2015
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
The White River is one of the nation's finest trout streams. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, there is something here for you! Activities include trout-cooking dem...
Jun 19 Friday

Surf the Bay Arkansas's Premier Watersports Event - Fairfield Bay

6/19/2015 - 6/20/2015
P.O. Box 1370, Fairfield Bay
Fairfield Bay Marina
Watersports festival featuring wakesurfing, flyboarding, paddle boards and kayaks. Live music, food and family fun....
Jun 19 Friday

4th Annual Memory Lane Car Show & Swap Meet - Berryville

6/19/2015 - 6/20/2015
645 Hwy 62 E, Berryville
Memory Lane Museum Grounds
Swap meet both days, car show Saturday. All antique, classic, cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Barney from Mayberry will be present with his 60 Chevy police car for ...
Jun 19 Friday

Eureka Springs Blues Weekend - Eureka Springs

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

Annual Lake Greeson Days - Kirby

6/19/2015 - 6/21/2015
Daisy State Park, Kirby
Daisy State Park
Join us for Lake Greeson Days! This event will include our Annual Kids Fishing Derby as well as a variety of contests, programs, and tours! There will be prizes awarded f...
Jun 20 Saturday

Summer Solstice Celebration - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Celebrate the arrival of summer with an array of outdoor activities for the whole family. Try your hand at using primitive style weapons, create and tak...
Jun 20 Saturday

Summer Star Party - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Centr...
Jun 20 Saturday

23rd Annual Perch Jerk Classic - Jersey

Moro Bay State Park, Jersey
Moro Bay State Park
This two person, team tournament is always held the day before Father's Day. One team member must be at least 18 years of age. There is friendly competition but it is gea...
Jun 20 Saturday

Little Maumelle Kayaking Excursion - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Little Maumelle Boat Launch
Explore the Little Maumelle River from one of the park’s kayaks. This guided 4.5-mile float provides an opportunity to see otherwise hidden sections of Pinnacle Mou...
Jun 20 Saturday

Siloam Springs Farmers Market - Siloam Springs

116 S. Broadway St., Ste. 2, Siloam Springs
Downtown Siloam Springs
The Siloam Springs Farmers Market is a producers-only market designed to connect the Siloam Springs to fresh, local farm products and artisan crafts. It runs from April 1...
Jun 20 Saturday

Kayaking 101 - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Pedal Boat Rental Area
Spend some time on the lake learning the basic paddling and kayaking maneuvers and then move to the Spring River after lunch. Space is limited and reservations are requir...
Jun 20 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
Jun 20 Saturday

Cossatot River Weekend Adventure - Wickes

6/20/2015 - 6/21/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters for a weekend overnight adventure on the pristine Cossatot River. These adventures can include kayaking, backpacking, fishing, hiking, camping, Dut...
Jun 21 Sunday

Sunset Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
Experience the vibrant colors of the setting sun while cruising over the calm waters of Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. A park interpreter serves as you...
Jun 21 Sunday

Jr. Fishing Derby - Bismarck

DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Golf Course Pond # 7
Kids, grab your lucky fishing rod and get ready to reel in a “lunker.” This youth fishing derby takes place on Golf Course Pond #7, which will be stocked with...
Jun 21 Sunday

Father's Day Fishing Tournament - Bull Shoals

Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
This just-for-fun trout tournament is designed for children and their fathers, grandfathers, or guardians. You may win prizes and certificates for a variet...
Jun 22 Monday

Outdoor Adventure Day Camp - Wynne

6/22/2015 - 6/24/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Meeting Room
Sign your child up for an outdoor adventure! This session is for children ages 10-12. This camp includes a variety of educational and recreational programs designed ...
Jun 23 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
Jun 26 Friday

35th Annual Malvern Brickfest - Malvern

6/26/2015 - 6/27/2015
213 W. 3rd Street, Malvern
Malvern City Park
Malvern is the Brick Capitol of the World and Brickfest is our annual festival to celebrate our brickmaking heritage. 5K run, car show, arts & crafts, rib cook-off, beaut...
Jun 26 Friday

19th Annual Mt. Magazine International Butterfly Festival - Paris

6/26/2015 - 6/27/2015
301 W Walnut, Paris
Logan County Fairgrounds
Vendors, art show and sale, food, kids zone, 5K race, motorcycle rally, poker run and beauty pageant....
Jun 26 Friday

Mount Magazine Butterfly Festival XIX - Paris

6/26/2015 - 6/27/2015
Mount Magazine State Park, Paris
Our future flies on the wings of pollinators! Enjoy this popular family-friendly nature festival with seminars, hikes, plant sale, garden tours, insect exhibits, a live a...
Jun 26 Friday

15th Annual Red, White, Blue Festival - Mountain Home

6/26/2015 - 6/28/2015
PO Box 488, Mountain Home
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Campus
A family-friendly, community festival set in the Ozark Mountains features a parade, rodeo, car show, concerts, kids activities, food, fireworks and more....
Jun 27 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

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

Sunset on the Mountain - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
West Summit Trailhead
A park interpreter will be leading 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 ou...
Jun 27 Saturday

Street Dance - Springdale

1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
6 p.m. Grab the kids and kick up your heels for a boot scootin’ time in downtown. There will be pony and stagecoach rides for kids. The Boston Mountain Playboys will perf...
Jun 27 Saturday

Beginner’s Crochet Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Have you always admired your grandmother’s crocheted scarves, doilies, and afghans, but never thought you could recreate them? You can, and it’s easier than y...
Jun 27 Saturday

Music Downtown @ Sundown - Russellville

320 W. C St., Russellville
Depot Park
Summer concert series featuring local and regional talent at Depot Park in Russellville Downtown! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a night of music! Food concessio...
Jun 27 Saturday

Celebrate Mulberry - Mulberry

PO Box 448, Mulberry
Kirksey Park/Fairgrounds
A fair to inform citizens in the community of the many services available though local businesses, organizations, churches, and government entities. Food, live music, chi...
Jun 27 Saturday

14th Annual Jubilee in June Festival - Hatfield

PO Box 6, Hatfield
Hatfield City Park
Begins with a parade at 10 a.m., live music all day, BBQ cook-off, vendors, games, and fireworks show at dark....
Jun 27 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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...
Jun 27 Saturday

The Great American Backyard Campout - Wickes

6/27/2015 - 6/28/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Come campout in our backyard! Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area is a perfect place to celebrate this great American tradition. This event will provide a fun-filled e...
Jun 28 Sunday

Star-gazing Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View the stars while we cruise aboard our tour boat on Lake Maumelle near Pinnacle Mountain. A park interpreter serves as your pilot and guide to learn about stars, const...
Jun 30 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July. ...
Jun 30 Tuesday

Rodeo Slack Performance - Springdale

1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
5 p.m. Join us for a sneak peak of the next four nights of fun at Rodeo of the Ozarks. Contestants enter in timed events only. With some 500 competitors, it is challengin...
Jun 30 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 1 Wednesday

Rodeo Parade - Springdale

PO Box 1909, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Join us to observe a patriotic display of cowgirls, floats, bands, entertainment and candy for the kiddos at our Rodeo kick off parade, Beginning at 3:00 pm, at the rodeo...
Jul 1 Wednesday

Miss Rodeo of the Ozarks queen pageant - Springdale

7/1/2015 - 7/4/2015
PO Bozx 1909, Springdale
Parsons Staduim
Competitors will participate in four days of interviews, speeches, modeling and much more to vie for the title of being the next Miss Rodeo of the Ozarks. Horsemanship an...
Jul 1 Wednesday

71st Annual Rodeo of the Ozarks - Springdale

7/1/2015 - 7/4/2015
1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
See some of the roughest and toughest cowboys and cowgirls from all around in one of the Top 5 Largest Outdoor Rodeos in the U.S. Gates open at 6 p.m. Mutton Bustin’ at ...
Jul 2 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

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

Stars & Stripes Festival - Hot Springs Village

7/2/2015 - 7/4/2015
895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Balboa Pavilion
July 4th celebration includes a variety of activities ending with a fantastic free fireworks display at Balboa Beach at dusk on Saturday....
Jul 3 Friday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 3 Friday

1st Friday Crafts - Scott

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

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

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

4th Annual Fire in the Sky - An American Festival - Harrison

200 W Stephenson Ave, Harrison
Historic Downtown Square
This event will begin with fun and activities for everyone to enjoy and will lead into the fireworks celebration at dusk (approximately 9:00pm). Parking at Harrison Junio...
Jul 4 Saturday

14th Annual Ventris Trail's End Resort's Fireworks Display - Garfield

9484 SimrellDrive, Garfield
Just South of marker "8" on Beaver Lake
The 14th Annual Ventris Trail's End Resort's Fireworks Display honors and celebrates our nation's independence. Listen to patriotic music as thousands of fireworks light...
Jul 4 Saturday

Pops! on the River - Little Rock

121 E. Capitol, Little Rock
The First Security Amphitheater in Riverfront Park
A free event, with a wonderful firework display accompanied by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. ...
Jul 4 Saturday

Craft Day for Kids - Parkin

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

Thunder on Thunderbird 2015 - Cherokee Village

10 Kusa Circle, Cherokee Village
Lake Thunderbird Marina
Largest Fourth of July fireworks show in Arkansas. Patriotic boat parade and a must see to believe take your breath away helicopter airshow over beautiful Lake Thunderbir...
Jul 4 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 4 Saturday

Fun for the Fourth - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Lake Ponder Swimming Beach

Celebrate the Fourth of July with interpretive programs, swimming, pedal boats, and games while listening to music provided by a D.J. on the beach. Standard fees for s...

Jul 4 Saturday

July 4th Fun and Games Day - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Join the park staff for an “old-fashioned” celebration of our nation’s birthday! Numerous fun, family oriented games, contests and other activities will...
Jul 4 Saturday

Independence Day Parade and Celebration - Horseshoe Bend

1311 Strawberry Dr, Horseshoe Bend
Chamber Office
Small town parade starts at 10 a.m., ice cream social, pool party, flotilla on Crown Lake, fireworks at dusk....
Jul 4 Saturday

4th of July Celebration - Pine Bluff

PIne Bluff Convention & Visitors Bureau, Pine Bluff
Food vendors open at 2 p.m. Music starts 5 p.m. Southeast Arkansas's largest fireworks display starts at 9:05 p.m. Event sponsored by Simmons Bank & Relyance Bank. Ba...
Jul 4 Saturday

4th of July Celebration - Mena

520 Mena Street, Mena
Aubrey D. Tapley Park
Bring your blanket and your picnic basket. Come to the park and enjoy the fireworks....
Jul 4 Saturday

A Watershed of War – The Surrender At Jacksonport - Newport

Jacksonport State Park, Newport
Jacksonport State Park Courtyard
June 5th, 1865 was a defining moment in the history of Jacksonport. On this day, Jacksonport surrendered to the Federal Government and reconstruction began. Today, you ca...
Jul 4 Saturday

Deer 4th of July Celebration - Deer

Hwy 16 Box 10, Deer
Deer School
Deer Volunteer Fire Department's old-fashioned 4th of July Celebration begins at 2 p.m. with plenty of food and ice cream, bingo, horseshoe tournaments, and other activit...
Jul 4 Saturday

Independence Day Games and Races - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
Having fun competing at cracker whistling, sack racing, egg carrying, and the watermelon seed spitting contest.  Free ice cold watermelon for everyone to enjoy on a ...
Jul 4 Saturday

July 4th Freedom Fest - Greenwood

#14 Town Square, Greenwood
Town Square
Start the 4th with a pancake breakfast, move on to trolley rides and musical entertainment all day. Numerous vendor booths, free lunch and end the day with an awesome fir...
Jul 4 Saturday

Rodeo Parade - Springdale

PO Box 1909, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Join us to observe a patriotic display of cowgirls, floats, bands, entertainment and candy for the kiddos at our Rodeo kick off parade, Beginning at 10:00 am, at the rode...
Jul 4 Saturday

Harbor's Fourth of July Fire Works Show on Lake Ouachita - Mount Ida

p.o. box 1268, Mount Ida
Mountain Harbor Lodge
Come by boat or by car for the largest fireworks display on Lake Ouachita. Harbor's crew will be shooting fireworks over the lake accompanied by patriotic music. Bring y...
Jul 4 Saturday

Community Fireworks Display - Russellville

Russellville Recreation & Parks Dept., Russellville
Old Post Park
Bring your family, and enjoy the best fireworks display in the area. The show begins at 9:25 p.m. ...
Jul 4 Saturday

15th Annual Star Spangled Spectacular - Camden

1283 Hwy 278, Camden
Gates open at 6 p.m. with festivities starting at 7 p.m. Enjoy a fun evening with family and friends as we celebrate God and country. And of course a great fireworks show...
Jul 4 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 4 Saturday

July 4th Island Festival - Bismarck

DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Lodge Island
Come celebrate Independence Day with us here in the park this year! Plenty of programs and activities will be offered throughout the day to keep you busy, cool, and havin...
Jul 4 Saturday

Fireworks on the 4th of July - Colt

PO Box 44, Colt
Behind the City Park
The Colt Volunteer Fire Department hosts a fireworks display. There will be refreshments and entertainment for all ages....
Jul 4 Saturday

Fun on the Fourth - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
West Summit Recreation 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 wi...
Jul 5 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 5 Sunday

Star-gazing Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View the stars while we cruise aboard our tour boat on Lake Maumelle. A park interpreter serves as your pilot and guide to learn about stars, constellations, and satellit...
Jul 6 Monday

Ozark Explorers Camp - Mountainburg

7/6/2015 - 7/7/2015
Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Visitor Center
Campers ages 8-14 are invited to join us for two days and one night of fun, adventure, and learning. Our amazing outdoor experience includes kayaking, fishing,&nbs...
Jul 7 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 7 Tuesday

5th Annual Fleur Delicious Weekend - Eureka Springs

7/7/2015 - 7/12/2015
5 Center Street, Eureka Springs
Citywide
A celebration of all the senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. A French-themed week in which restaurants, bars, art galleries, boutiques, spas, and music venues...
Jul 11 Saturday

Kids Days at the Siloam Springs Farmers Market - Siloam Springs

116 S. Broadway St., Ste. 2, Siloam Springs
City Park
A bounce castle, crafts, activities, story time and live music light up the market on Kids Day at the Market each second Saturday during the market season, from 9am to n...
Jul 11 Saturday

Picnic In The Park - Mammoth Spring

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 Saturday

Canoeing 101 - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Canoes were an important mode of transportation on the frontier and they are a popular form of recreation today. Come on your own or bring a friend and spend some ti...
Jul 11 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

River Clean up - Russellville

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 Saturday

Siloam Springs Farmers Market - Siloam Springs

116 S. Broadway St., Ste. 2, Siloam Springs
City Park
The Siloam Springs Farmers Market is a producers-only market designed to connect the Siloam Springs to fresh, local farm products and artisan crafts. It runs from April 1...
Jul 11 Saturday

Picnic in the Park - Pocahontas

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 Saturday

Homegoods Day - Scott

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

Evening Canoe Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Launch
Explore the Big Maumelle River with a park interpreter on this guided canoe float. Meet at the Big Maumelle pavilion to experience the serenity of twilight as it slowly c...
Jul 11 Saturday

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

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Tatting, a very old form of lace-making, reached its peak during Victorian times. Learn how to make bookmarks, lace collars, doilies, and more with the Victorian method o...
Jul 11 Saturday

6th Annual Christian Waterfowlers Association National Meeting & International Waterfowl Festival & Outdoor Expo - Siloam Springs

7/11/2015 - 7/12/2015
434 Brush Creek Rd, Siloam Springs
Bill George Arena
Featuring Swamp People's Harlan "Bigfoot" Hatcher. The festival includes an expo, seminars, competitions, music, CWA benefit dinner, Sportsman's Chapel, and more....
Jul 13 Monday

Outdoor Adventure Day Camp - Wynne

7/13/2015 - 7/15/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Meeting Room
Sign your child up for an outdoor adventure! This session is for children ages 7-9. This camp includes a variety of educational and recreational programs designed to get ...
Jul 14 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July....
Jul 15 Wednesday

Adventure Daycamp - Scott

7/15/2015 - 7/17/2015
Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center
Kids ages 8-12 who enjoy energetic outdoor adventures are invited to take part in this camp. Day campers will participate in programs on animals and crafts, go canoeing, ...
Jul 16 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Jul 17 Friday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 18 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 18 Saturday

Summer Star Party - Little Rock

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

11th Annual Families Are Special BBQ Bash - North Little Rock

2200 N. Main, North Little Rock
First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
Silent auction, live auction and a king size barbeque grill to raffle. Barbeque lunch donated each year from six different area restaurants. Craig O'Neill will be our MC....
Jul 19 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 19 Sunday

Sunset Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
Experience the vibrant colors of the setting sun while cruising over the calm waters of Lake Maumelle near the base of Pinnacle Mountain. A park interpreter serves as you...
Jul 21 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Free summer interactive family fun with something new to learn and share - fun activities lead to discovery from 11 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays in June and July....
Jul 24 Friday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 24 Friday

32nd Annual Altus Grape Festival - Altus

7/24/2015 - 7/25/2015
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 Friday

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

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

Music Downtown @ Sundown - Russellville

320 W. C St., Russellville
Depot Park
Summer concert series featuring local and regional talent at Depot Park in Russellville Downtown! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a night of music! Food concessio...
Jul 25 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

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

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 25 Saturday

Siloam Springs Farmers Market - Siloam Springs

116 S. Broadway St., Ste. 2, Siloam Springs
City Park
The Siloam Springs Farmers Market is a producers-only market designed to connect the Siloam Springs to fresh, local farm products and artisan crafts. It runs from April 1...
Jul 25 Saturday

29th Annual World Championship Cardboard Races - Heber Springs

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 Saturday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 26 Sunday

Guided Kayaking Tour - Wickes

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Sign up now for a guided kayak tour on the pristine Cossatot River. The park will provide the kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. These trips are for beginners so we will ...
Jul 26 Sunday

Star-gazing Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View the stars while we cruise aboard our tour boat on Lake Maumelle near Pinnacle Mountain. A park interpreter serves as your pilot and guide to learn about stars, const...
Jul 27 Monday

Outdoor Adventure Day Camp - Wynne

7/27/2015 - 7/29/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Meeting Room
Sign your child up for an outdoor adventure! This session is for children ages 10-12. This camp includes a variety of educational and recreational programs designed to ge...
Jul 27 Monday

96th Annual Fulton County Fair - Salem

7/27/2015 - 8/1/2015
Post Office Box 910, Salem
Fulton County Fairgrounds
Features exhibits, carnival, beauty pageants, talent contest, Veterans' Day, Kids' Day, Senior Citizens' Day, rodeo, entertainment, truck pulling, and tough truck competi...
Jul 28 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

Discovery Day Camp: 3 Days, 5 Parks - Paragould

7/28/2015 - 7/30/2015
Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Visitor Center
During this fun filled educational day camp children ages 7-12 can join Arkansas State Park interpreters to explore 5 different area parks including Crowley's Ridge State...
Jul 29 Wednesday

Adventure Camp - Russellville

7/29/2015 - 7/31/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
This camp will get youths ages 12-15 out in nature to explore our resources. We will hike, kayak, fish, learn about our surroundings, and discover the wonders that nature...
Jul 30 Thursday

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

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

74th Annual Johnson County Peach Festival - Clarksville

7/30/2015 - 8/1/2015
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 ...
Aug 1 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 1 Saturday

History Canoe Float - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Join park staff for a celebration of Davidsonville's 200th anniversary with a history themed float on the Black River from Davidsonville to Powhatan. We will stop along t...
Aug 1 Saturday

Hooray for Herps! Weekend - Little Rock

8/1/2015 - 8/2/2015
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 2 Sunday

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

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

122nd Old Soldier's Reunion - Mammoth Spring

8/3/2015 - 8/8/2015
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 4 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 6 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

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

36th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival - Cave City

8/6/2015 - 8/8/2015
P.O. Box 663, Cave City
City Park
Crafts, concessions, entertainment. No dogs or alcohol. Bring lawn chairs. Free parking....
Aug 6 Thursday

39th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival - Hope

8/6/2015 - 8/8/2015
P.O. Box 1543, Hope
Festival celebrating Hope's giant watermelons....
Aug 6 Thursday

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

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

1st Friday Crafts - Scott

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

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
Stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. Many galleries stay open until 9 p.m. often with music and complimentary r...
Aug 8 Saturday

Kids Days at the Siloam Springs Farmers Market - Siloam Springs

116 S. Broadway St., Ste. 2, Siloam Springs
City Park
A bounce castle, crafts, activities, story time and live music light up the market on Kids Day at the Market each second Saturday during the market season, from 9am to n...
Aug 8 Saturday

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

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

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 8 Saturday

Women of Mountain Music Concert - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
This popular annual event features an all-women cast of performers from our region who share the passion of musical traditions still alive in these hills....
Aug 8 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

Watersheds of War: Empty Cupboards & Scarce Game - Newport

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

Williamsburg Basket Weaving Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
There is something about weaving a basket that takes you back to a simpler time and place. With today's busy lifestyle, we all need to find a relaxing and enjoyable hobby...
Aug 11 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 Tuesday

Meteor Shower Mania! Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View shooting stars from the middle of Lake Maumelle! Join a park interpreter on this guided boat cruise to learn about stars and constella...
Aug 12 Wednesday

Meteor Shower Mania! Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View shooting stars from the middle of Lake Maumelle! Join a park interpreter on this guided boat cruise to learn about stars and constella...
Aug 13 Thursday

Meteor Shower Mania! Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Roger's Marina
View shooting stars from the middle of Lake Maumelle! Join a park interpreter on this guided boat cruise to learn about stars and constella...
Aug 14 Friday

Mountains, Music & Motorcycles - Mountain View

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

Bead Making Workshop - Parkin

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

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 Saturday

Gourd Workshop - Pocahontas

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

Summer Star Party - Little Rock

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

Evening Canoe Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Launch
Explore the Big Maumelle River with a park interpreter on this guided canoe float. Meet at the Big Maumelle Pavilion to experience the serenity of twilight as it slowly c...
Aug 17 Monday

116th Annual Johnson County Fair - Clarksville

8/17/2015 - 8/22/2015
1586 W Oakland, Clarksville
Fairgrounds
At the Johnson County Fair you can enjoy live entertainment, carnival, pageants, Johnson County Idol contest, livestock, contests, exhibits, pet show, parade and more! ...
Aug 18 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 20 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

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

2015 Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Ouachita - Hot Springs

8/20/2015 - 8/23/2015
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 Thursday

Forrest Wood Cup - Hot Springs

8/20/2015 - 8/23/2015
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 Friday

Frisco Festival - Rogers

8/21/2015 - 8/22/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Downtown Rogers
A community event and fundraiser featuring live music, great food, fun activities and vendors in downtown....
Aug 22 Saturday

A Trial by Jury Dinner Party - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Justice is served and you are the jury. After enjoying an evening Dutch oven meal, guests will proceed to the 1888 Courthouse. There, they will take part in a living hist...
Aug 22 Saturday

Kayaking 101 - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Pedal Boat Rental Area
Spend some time on the lake learning the basic paddling and kayaking maneuvers and then move to the Spring River after lunch. Space is limited and reservations are requir...
Aug 22 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 Saturday

Cultural Celebration - Russellville

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

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

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

Geocaching Weekend - Little Rock

8/22/2015 - 8/23/2015
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 Tuesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 Tuesday

Sebastion County Fair - Greenwood

8/25/2015 - 8/29/2015
530 East Knoxville, Greenwood
Fairgrounds
Sponsored for the purpose of exhibiting creative arts and agriculture, the fair also features a carnival and bull fighting. The pageant starts on the 22nd, call for more...
Aug 25 Tuesday

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week - Wickes

8/25/2015 - 8/31/2015
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 28 Friday

Frisco Festival - Rogers

8/28/2015 - 8/29/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Frisco Stage
Features live music, food, arts & crafts vendors and a carnival. Hours: Friday 5-11 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m.-10 p.m....
Aug 28 Friday

Newton County Bluegrass Festival - Jasper

8/28/2015 - 8/30/2015
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 Friday

Daisy State Park 60th Anniversary Celebration - Kirby

8/28/2015 - 8/30/2015
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 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 Saturday

Music Downtown @ Sundown - Russellville

320 W. C St., Russellville
Depot Park
Summer concert series featuring local and regional talent at Depot Park in Russellville Downtown! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for a night of music! Food concessio...
Aug 29 Saturday

The Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration - Greenbrier

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

39th Annual Rod Run - Mena

8/29/2015 - 8/30/2015
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 29 Saturday

30th Annual National Championship Chuckwagon Races - Clinton

8/29/2015 - 9/6/2015
2848 Shake Rag Rd., Clinton
Bar of Ranch
Chuckwagon races, snowy river race, bronc fanning, camping trail rides, concerts, equine clinics, ranch rodeo, bull riding, camp cook-off, non-denominational church servi...
Aug 29 Saturday

Feature Concert Dan Levenson - Mountain View

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

Legacy Week - Russellville

8/30/2015 - 9/7/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Join park staff as we share the history of Lake Dardanelle to preserve our past while strengthening our appreciation of the park for future generations. There will be pro...
Aug 31 Monday

Big Maumelle Kayak Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Launch
Spend your Labor Day weekend paddling your way through Pinnacle's majestic lowland river while viewing cypress trees and a variety of wildlife. A park interpreter will be...
Sep 1 Tuesday

Polk County Fair & Livestock Show - Mena

9/1/2015 - 9/5/2015
507 Church Avenue, Mena
Polk County Fairgrounds
Agricultural and home economics exhibits, canning, photography, gardening, homemade quilts, baked items, pigs, chickens, rabbits, cows, commercial exhibits, and more....
Sep 2 Wednesday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 2 Wednesday

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week - Scott

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

58 Years of Service: Davidsonville Legacy Week - Pocahontas

9/2/2015 - 9/7/2015
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
The town site of Davidsonville has been preserved as a state park since 1957 when land was donated to the state by the Davis family. As part of the Arkansas State Parks s...
Sep 2 Wednesday

Legacy Week - Des Arc

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

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week - Morrilton

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

Village Creek State Park Legacy Week - Wynne

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

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

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

Tribute to Grandpa Jones Banjo Workshop Weekend - Mountain View

9/3/2015 - 9/5/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Grandpa Jones had a special connection with Mountain View. Join us as we honor him all weekend. Events include Ramona Jones and the Jones Family Band performanc...
Sep 4 Friday

Feature Concert Mike Snider - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Mike Snider is former National Banjo Champion (Walnut Valley) cast member of Hee Haw and the Grand Ole Opry performer, that ...
Sep 4 Friday

As The Waters Flow - Mammoth Spring

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 4 Friday

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

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

Labor Day Weekend - Powhatan

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

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

Sep 5 Saturday

Watersheds of War: Making Nature's Medicines - Newport

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

5th Annual Watermelon Weigh-Off - Washington

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 5 Saturday

Hot Springs Farmers Market - Hot Springs

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 5 Saturday

5th Annual Car Craze - Flippin

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 5 Saturday

Big Maumelle Canoe Float - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Big Maumelle Boat Launch
Paddle your way through Pinnacle's majestic lowland river while viewing cypress trees and a variety of wildlife. Prior paddling experience ...
Sep 5 Saturday

32nd Annual Antique & Classic Car Show - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Ball Field Area
Antique and classic cars will be on display and judged by year class. Gates open at 9 a.m. and judging begins at 11 a.m. Dash plaques for the first 50 registrants. Classe...
Sep 5 Saturday

Siloam Springs Farmers Market - Siloam Springs

116 S. Broadway St., Ste. 2, Siloam Springs
City Park
The Siloam Springs Farmers Market is a producers-only market designed to connect the Siloam Springs to fresh, local farm products and artisan crafts. It runs from April 1...
Sep 5 Saturday

Fall Star Party - Little Rock

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

64th Annual Clothesline Fair - Prairie Grove

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

23rd Annual Antique Tractor & Engine Show - Scott

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 6 Sunday

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

9/6/2015 - 9/7/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
Celebrating the living tradition of Ozark crafts and music - our legacy as an Arkansas State Park. In addition to the regular Tuesday – Saturday week,  this we...
Sep 10 Thursday

Flix On The Bricks - Breakfast At Tiffany's - Jacksonville

9/10/2015 - 10/8/2015
200 Dupree Drive, Jacksonville
Nixon Library
An outdoor film event that is fun for families and children of all ages. ...
Sep 11 Friday

Withrow Springs Star Party - Huntsville

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

21st Annual Ash Flat Eagle Fest - Ash Flat

9/11/2015 - 9/12/2015
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 Friday

46th Annual Ham Fest - Mena

9/11/2015 - 9/12/2015
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 Friday

27th Annual Mountainfest Arts and Crafts Show. - Mena

9/11/2015 - 9/12/2015
P.O. Box 1176, Mena
CMA event building.
An annual indoor arts and crafts show specializing in various hand-made items. Craft demonstrations to include spinning fiber into yarn. Quilt raffle and hourly give-a-wa...
Sep 11 Friday

Folk Dance Days - Mountain View

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

Nevada County Fair - Prescott

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

Fall Fishing Derby - Bismarck

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 Saturday

Give My Regards to Broadway - Hot Springs Village

10 Escocia Way, Hot Springs Village
Woodlands, Ponce DeLeon Center, HSU
7 p.m. A musical event featuring the music of various Broadway and Off Broadway shows produced by the Fun-City Chorus and features Ken Goodman as emcee and performer. The...
Sep 12 Saturday

Great Arkansas Cleanup - Wynne

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 Saturday

Annual Lee Creek Clean Up - West Fork

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

Fall Citywide Yard Sale - Horseshoe Bend

1311 Strawberry Dr, Horseshoe Bend
Chamber Office
Lots of yard sale action going on citywide. Pick up your listing at the Chamber of Commerce at 8 a.m. ...
Sep 12 Saturday

The Great Bull Shoals-White River State Park Cleanup - Bull Shoals

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 Saturday

Fall Great Arkansas Clean-up - Scott

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 Saturday

17th Annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo - El Dorado

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 Saturday

Feature Concert Aubrey Atwater and OFCSP All Stars - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Large Auditorium
Aubrey and Elwood lead a cast of Ozark Folk Center State Park all-star musicians in a special concert....
Sep 12 Saturday

Kids Days at the Siloam Springs Farmers Market - Siloam Springs

116 S. Broadway St., Ste. 2, Siloam Springs
City Park
A bounce castle, crafts, activities, story time and live music light up the market on Kids Day at the Market each second Saturday during the market season, from 9am to n...
Sep 12 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

3rd annual Bacon Bowl presented by Petit Jean Meats - Bentonville

413 West 4th St, Bentonville
TBA
Teams from around the region compete in Entree and/or Dessert categories for the coveted Bacon Bowl trophy, cash and prizes. ...
Sep 12 Saturday

Skillets, Griddles and Fireside Cooking Series - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
Dutch ovens are only one of the many options available when it comes to cast iron cooking. Join the staff of Historic Washington State Park to explore the world of cast i...
Sep 12 Saturday

16th Annual Great Arkansas Cleanup - Mammoth Spring

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 Saturday

Cossatot River Weekend Adventure - Wickes

9/12/2015 - 9/13/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Join park interpreters for a weekend overnight adventure on the pristine Cossatot River. These adventures can include kayaking, backpacking, fishing, hiking, camping, Dut...
Sep 12 Saturday

80th Annual White County Fair - Searcy

9/12/2015 - 9/19/2015
PO Box 1605, Searcy
White County Fair Grounds
County Fair offering rides, entertainment, rodeo, demolition derby, animal exhibits. ...
Sep 15 Tuesday

4th Annual Fine Arts for Exceptional Hearts - Cabot

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

Tour of the East - Star City

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

Baxter County Fair - Mountain Home

9/16/2015 - 9/19/2015
1507 Fairgrounds Drive, Mountain Home
Baxter County Gairgrounds
Carnival ride, commercial booths, art, photography exhibits, canning, homemade pies and cakes, livestock exhibits, food, entertainment for the family....
Sep 17 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
5-8 p.m. A downtown street market on third Thursdays featuring an artisan, crafter, and farmers market with kids corner, live bands, and a downtown movie night. Hosted by...
Sep 17 Thursday

39th Annual Maynard Pioneer Days - Maynard

9/17/2015 - 9/19/2015
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 Thursday

Foot Hills of the Ozarks Swap Meet - Springdale

9/17/2015 - 9/19/2015
PO Boz 199, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Friday and Saturday Car Corral. ...
Sep 17 Thursday

32nd Arkansas Senior Olympis - Hot Springs

9/17/2015 - 9/20/2015
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 18 Friday

Beatles at the Ridge Music Festival - Walnut Ridge

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

26th Annual Devil's Den Mountain Bike Race - West Fork

9/18/2015 - 9/19/2015
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 19 Saturday

10th Annual Quilt Show - Pine Bluff

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 Saturday

2nd Annual Little Rock Bacon Fest - Little Rock

2600 Howard St., Little Rock
Arkansas State Fairgrounds
Bacon Fest features a 5K run with Bacon Stations, live music, bacon-themed cooking contests, bacon eating contest, beer garden, merchant booths, a kids' zone with inflata...
Sep 19 Saturday

Basic Fishing Workshop - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center Lakeview Room
Fishing is a great way to spend time with family and friends while enjoying the success of the catch. This one day beginner’s workshop will cover basic equipment, r...
Sep 19 Saturday

Great Arkansas Cleanup - Little Rock

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 Saturday

Kayak and Dinner Cruise - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Lake Dunn Marina
Enjoy a relaxing kayak tour of Lake Dunn. We will have dinner on the shore of the lake and finish the night with star gazing. Space is limited, so make your reservation e...
Sep 19 Saturday

Trial by Jury Dinner - Washington

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

Edible and Medicinal Plants Workshop - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Learn traditional uses for some common Arkansas plants during this workshop, which will include both indoor and outdoor sessions. Advanced registration and payment requir...
Sep 19 Saturday

Fall Crafts Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Museum
Fall harvest was a special time of year in early Arkansas. Learn about fall and harvest time traditions and make a terra cotta scarecrow to protect your crops! Class size...
Sep 19 Saturday

Migration Celebration - Paris

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 Saturday

Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop - Hot Springs

Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Pavilion
Join us for a workshop on the joys of Dutch oven cooking. We will make several dishes as we discuss the history and process of cooking over a fire with cast iron cookware...
Sep 19 Saturday

Fall Martin House - Wilson

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

Davidsonville 200 Geocaching Scavenger Hunt - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Bring a GPS and your sense of adventure and take part in this fun scavenger hunt in the park. Sign up in teams of two and follow the clues to each coordinate in order to ...
Sep 19 Saturday

Fall Music in the Park - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Pavilion 1
Cane Creek State Park invites you to an evening of gospel music in the park. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy this relaxing, autumn evening of live music! Please cont...
Sep 19 Saturday

3rd Annual Legends of Arkansas - Little Rock

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

American Indian Herbs and Remedies - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Come learn about the practical aspect of health and healing with plants and herbs used by many Native Americans, even some used right here at ancient Casqui. Rediscover a...
Sep 20 Sunday

Arkadelphia Chamber Players - Arkadelphia

1922 O'Connell St, Arkadelphia
McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center
Enjoy an afternoon of chamber music, art, and fall treats with the newly formed Arkadelphia Chamber Players. The inaugural concert takes place at 2 p.m. in the newly reno...
Sep 24 Thursday

7th Annual Mary's Pumpkin Patch - Bryant

9/24/2015 - 11/7/2015
3705 Hwys5 North, Bryant
Mary's Place
One price includes, hay ride, train ride, bounce house, swings and slides, hay mountain with tunnel, western town, 8-second ride, kid tractors corral, farm animals, picni...
Sep 26 Saturday

Feature Concert Wil Maring - Mountain View

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

Let's Ride For Le Bonheur - Wynne

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 26 Saturday

Great Arkansas Cleanup and National Public Lands Day - Morrilton

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 Saturday

Great Arkansas Cleanup - Paragould

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 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

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 Saturday

Great Arkansas Clean-Up: Storm Creek Lake - Marianna

Mississippi River State Park, Marianna
Storm Creek Lake Day Use Area
Join us as we clean up the shoreline around Storm Creek Lake, Hornor Neck, and the road down to the Mississippi River. Fishermen and other b