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Enjoy these budget-friendly events in Arkansas

Few things in life are better than a calendar full of family-friendly and free events in Arkansas. Tickets to big-name concerts and fancy festivals can break your travel budget–why not enjoy the simple pleasures of a family-friendly, budget friendly event? Find free, fun entertaining festivals and events in Arkansas!

 
Oct 25 Saturday

Lights! Camera! Arkansas! Exhibit - Little Rock

6/8/2013 - 3/1/2015
Old State House Museum, Little Rock
Old State House Museum
The exhibit feature the state’s ties to Hollywood, through both movies and television. Artifacts related to films shot on location in the state, actors born in Arkansas,...
Oct 25 Saturday

Fine Tuned Strings: The Guitars of Delta Cultural Center - Helena-West Helena

8/1/2014 - 12/31/2014
141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Visitors Center
This exhibit features guitars from the permanent collection of the Delta Cultural Center. Many of them were owned and used by famous blues musicians and have been signed ...
Oct 25 Saturday

Delta in Blue - Helena-West Helena

8/14/2014 - 12/31/2014
141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Visitors Center
This exhibit consists of photographs by Beverly Buys, Professor of Photography at Henderson State University. The prints are all cyanotypes, one of the earliest photograp...
Oct 25 Saturday

Retired Bicycle Ride - North Little Rock

9/4/2014 - 12/11/2014
14015 Windsor Road, North Little Rock
River Trail Station/Fike's Bikes
This year-round ride leaves from River Trail Station and usually goes up the paved River Trail to Cook's Landing and picks up more road riders along the way. Stops for co...
Oct 25 Saturday

6th Annual Mary's Pumpkin Patch & Train Ride - Bryant

9/25/2014 - 11/8/2014
3705 Hwy 5 North, Bryant
Mary's Place
Train and hay rides, bounce house, hay mountain with tunnel, swing and slides, Western town with old fashion shoot out, treehouse, maze and lots of photo ops. ...
Oct 26 Sunday

Sidewalk Sundays at The Walmart Museum - Bentonville

105 N. Main St., Bentonville
The Walmart Museum-Bentonville Square
Sword-fighting demonstrations and practice with the NWA Fencing Center. Drop in any time between 2 and 5 p.m....
Oct 28 Tuesday

U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors Concert - Eureka Springs

PO Box 522, Eureka Springs
The Auditorium
7 p.m. The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of Washington DC is the official touring big band of the United States Army. Formed in 1969, this 19-member ensemble...
Oct 31 Friday

Trunk or Treat - Jacksonville

5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville
Jacksonville Community Center
5-7 p.m. Several city businesses, churches, sponsors and the Parks & Recreation Department open their decorated trunks and pass out candy. The event provides a safe famil...
Oct 31 Friday

After Dark in the Park - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Auditorium
Storytelling, a costume contest, eerie music, and old-fashioned fun. Join us for a safe and family-friend...
Oct 31 Friday

Downtown Trick or Treat - Siloam Springs

116 S Broadway, Siloam Springs
Downtown
An estimated 4,000 people attend Main Street’s Downtown Trick or Treat Festival each year. Kids and parents alike enjoy this free afternoon of trick or treating that give...
Oct 31 Friday

Halloween Fun at Petit Jean - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Celebrate the “spooky season” on Petit Jean Mountain! Family friendly nature activities will be provided, and costumes are welcome. Contact the park for a sch...
Nov 1 Saturday

5th Annual Sorghum Festival - Mount Ida

P. O. Box 1362, Mount Ida
870-867-4422   •   hhmmc.org
Heritage House Museum
A wonderfully nostalgic festival - revisit the olden days of sorghum making. Families grew their own cane crop, cut, stripped, then hauled it to nearest neighbor with a m...
Nov 1 Saturday

Oak Cemetery: A Forgotten Place - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A documentary on Fayetteville’s historic African-American cemetery, by filmmakers John Cooper and Tiffany King Sponsored by the Washington County Cemetery Preservation Gr...
Nov 8 Saturday

November Park of the Month - Jacksonville

5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville
Paradise Park
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Family Fun Day. All ages welcome....
Nov 9 Sunday

9th Annual Veteran's Day Tribute - Walnut Ridge

70 S Beason Road, Walnut Ridge
Wings of Honor Museum
Tribute to all veterans....
Nov 12 Wednesday

America's Art Form - Theme Songs of the Big Band Era - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Garland County Library
A collaborative program with the Garland County Library investigates American music in an educational concert. Each month, October-February focuses on a new theme....
Nov 15 Saturday

America Recycles Day - Rogers

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers
Hobbs State Park Conservation Area Visitor Center
Waste matters! Learn how you can have a positive impact in your community by reducing, reusing, and recycling in fun ways!...
Nov 18 Tuesday

Henderson State University Music Concert - Arkadelphia

1100 Henderson Street, Arkadelphia
Arkansas Hall Auditorium
...
Nov 21 Friday

Purple Friday Weekend Holidays - Ozark

11/21/2014 - 11/22/2014
300 W. Commercial St, Ozark
Old Historic Courthouse Square
Appearance by Santa, Tunnel of Lights, horse and buggy rides, and local merchants open for evening shopping. The event is free to the public. The annual Christmas parade ...
Nov 21 Friday

2nd Annual Byrd's Mulberry River Rendezvous Festival - Oark

11/21/2014 - 11/23/2014
PO Box 601, Oark
Byrd's Adventure Center
Pre-1865 historical reenactment, historical demonstrations, competitions, traders, blacksmith, tomahawk and knife throw, rope making, primitive archery, historic and mode...
Nov 21 Friday

Overnight Hot Springs Bicycle Ride - Little Rock

11/21/2014 - 11/23/2014
14015 Windsor Road, Little Rock
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Overnight road ride leaves from Ferndale in West Little Rock for a 50-mile ride to Hot Springs to spend 1 or 2 nights at the hotel. Optional Spa Run on Saturday. All pave...
Nov 22 Saturday

Holiday Market and Reindeer 5K Run/Walk - Clarksville

217 Alamo Lane, Clarksville
Marvin Vincent Building
Features vendors with items that make great Christmas gifts. Products range from cash and carry items, crafts, and food products. A 5K run/walk held during the shopping e...
Nov 22 Saturday

Casqui Foods - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
While the ancient inhabitants of Parkin didn’t have pizza and barbeque to enjoy, they had a varied and healthy diet. Bring your family and friends to experience the...
Nov 22 Saturday

Fall Star Party - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Swim Beach
State parks can be great places to stargaze because they are often far from urban light pollution. Volunteers from the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society have telescop...
Nov 26 Wednesday

Thanksgiving Getaway - Bismarck

11/26/2014 - 11/30/2014
DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Gather the family and get away to DeGray Lake Resort State Park for Thanksgiving this year! Stay and relax in the comforts of the lodge or set up camp out in the park. En...
Nov 28 Friday

Green Friday - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Visitor Center
What better way to spend "Black Friday" than outside with your family, avoiding all of those suffocating crowds? Go on a hike, have a picnic in the park, or simply enjoy ...
Nov 28 Friday

Green Friday - Rogers

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers
Hobbs State Park Visitor Center

Consider celebrating the season in a relaxing...

Nov 28 Friday

17th Annual Mountain Rendezvous - Morrilton

11/28/2014 - 11/30/2014
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Experience a primitive camp, as well as some of the survival skills used by Arkansas pioneers. Watch a variety of demonstrations including muzzleloading rifles, tomahawk ...
Nov 29 Saturday

Trail of Holiday Lights and Parade - Paris

11/29/2014 - 12/30/2014
301 West Walnut, Paris
Downtown on the Square
Trail of Holiday Lights official lighting ceremony takes place at 6 p.m. Pre-lighting entertainment begins at 5 p.m. Santa will be there to hear Christmas wishes....
Nov 30 Sunday

The Butterfield Stage Coach Line - Rogers

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers
Visitor Center
Join historian Tom Dillard to learn what the Butterfield Stage Coach meant to northwest Arkansas. The presentation includes photos of one of the few stations still intact...
Dec 1 Monday

Greenwood Trail of Lights - Greenwood

12/1/2014 - 12/31/2014
319 Pettway Circle, Greenwood
Bell Park
Over 120 holiday light displays illuminate Greenwood's Bell Park during this annual event. Week-long living Nativity (dates to be announced.); fire pit for warmth. On Dec...
Dec 5 Friday

Land of Trees at Two Rivers Museum - Ashdown

110 Little River 68, Ashdown
Two Rivers Museum
Trees decorated by local groups, businesses and school groups using a "Christmas Parade" theme are displayed throughout the museum....
Dec 5 Friday

Dardanelle Christmas Parade - Dardanelle

PO Box 208, Dardanelle
State Hwy 221 Union Street
Our annual Christmas Parade is a great way to kick off the Christmas Spirit. Bring your whole family and enjoy Santa and his many floats, live animals and bands. This yea...
Dec 5 Friday

Christmas in the Park - Bluff City

12/5/2014 - 12/7/2014
White Oak Lake State Park, Bluff City
Visitor Center
Come camp by a warm fire and enjoy the holiday lights throughout the campground. Enter for your chance to win the best decorated campsite. Judging will be at 6 p.m. on Sa...
Dec 6 Saturday

Courthouse and Christmas Tree Lighting - Mountain View

122 W. Main Street, Mountain View
Courthouse
Experience an Ozark Mountain Christmas! Historic Courthouse, town square and all along Main Street come aglow with lights, music and spirit. Tree lighting and courthouse...
Dec 6 Saturday

City of Mansfield's Annual Christmas Parade - Mansfield

PO Box 307, Mansfield
Free beans and cornbread starting at 11:00 a.m. Parade line-up at 12:30 p.m.at Elementary School. Parade begins at 2:00 p.m. Santa will be handing out candy to all the ch...
Dec 6 Saturday

Christmas Open House - Paris

Mount Magazine State Park, Paris
Visitor Center
Celebrate the holiday season with members of the park's volunteer group, the Mount Magazine Action Group. Enjoy a festive atmosphere, light refreshments, and participate ...
Dec 6 Saturday

Holiday Open House - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
See Powhatan Historic State Park decked out in its Victorian Christmas finery! Join us for a family-oriented day of crafts, tours, activities, and refreshments. Contact t...
Dec 6 Saturday

Winter at the Lake - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Bring the whole family to the park for this one day winter event. There will be programs, crafts, and more. Activities will be going on all day long. The day will end wit...
Dec 6 Saturday

Christmas Open House - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Mather Lodge
See the park’s Mather Lodge dressed in its Christmas finery. Enjoy family-oriented arts and crafts activities and seasonal entertainment. Contact the park for a sch...
Dec 6 Saturday

76th Annual Capitol Lighting Ceremony - Little Rock

500 Woodland, Little Rock
State Capitol Front Steps
Choir performances, fireworks and Santa Claus hosted by Secretary of State, Mark Martin....
Dec 6 Saturday

Warfield Concerts Presents Memphis Symphony Big Band - Helena-West Helena

PO Box 256, Helena-West Helena
Community Room
The Warfield Concerts are outstanding musical events that are free of charge to all through the generosity of a former citizen of Helena. Featured at concerts and other c...
Dec 6 Saturday

Anniversary Battle of Prairie Grove Reenactment - Prairie Grove

12/6/2014 - 12/7/2014
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Park Grounds
The park will commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Prairie Grove. The battle, fought on December 7, 1862, saw about 22,000 soldiers fighting most of the day, with...
Dec 6 Saturday

57th Annual Jacksonville Christmas Parade - Jacksonville

12/6/2014 - 12/25/2014
5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville
Santa Claus makes his first appearance during the parade which travels along Main Street on December 2 at 6 p.m. The Holiday Lighting Ceremony is December 4 at 6:30 p.m....
Dec 10 Wednesday

America's Art Form - Icons and Innovators - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Garland County Library
A collaborative program with the Garland County Library investigates American music in an educational concert. Each month, October-February focuses on a new theme....
Dec 11 Thursday

A Night In Bethlehem - Friendship

12/11/2014 - 12/13/2014
399 Post Oak , Friendship
Beside the church
A re-creation of the city of Bethlehem on the night that Jesus Christ was born. We hope to take you back and allow you to experience what life would have been like at tha...
Dec 13 Saturday

Christmas Open House - Gillett

Arkansas Post Museum, Gillett
Main House
Join the museum for its annual Christmas open house. There will be refreshments, crafts and a Victorian Santa Clause. The museum will be decorated in its Victorian Christ...
Dec 13 Saturday

Christmas Parade - Mulberry

P.O. Box 448, Mulberry
Come enjoy the Christmas Parade down Main Street, then meet with Santa Claus for cookies and cocoa....
Dec 13 Saturday

Visit Santa on the Caboose - Rogers

301 W Chestnut St, Rogers
W. Walnut and S. First Streets
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Boys and girls are invited to visit Santa on the Frisco Caboose. Take family photos and deliver holiday wishes to Santa on a real caboose. A special mailbo...
Dec 13 Saturday

December Park of the Month - Jacksonville

5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville
Jacksonville Community Center
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Family Fun Day. All ages welcome....
Dec 20 Saturday

Holiday Crafts Open House - Scott

Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Are you ready to start some new holiday traditions this Christmas? The Plantation Agriculture Museum will be opening its grounds and buildings to the public for our fourt...
Dec 20 Saturday

Visit Santa on the Caboose - Rogers

301 W Chestnut St, Rogers
W. Walnut and S. First Streets
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Boys and girls are invited to visit Santa on the Frisco Caboose. Take family photos and deliver holiday wishes to Santa on a real caboose. A special mailbo...
Dec 21 Sunday

5th Annual Holiday Music at the Arsenal - Little Rock

503 E. 9th St., Little Rock
2nd floor
2 p.m. Holiday music concert performed by the students of Margaret Wyatt's Piano and Vocal Studio....
Jan 1 Thursday

First Day Hikes - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Petit Jean State Park will sponsor free, guided hikes on New Year’s Day as part of an annual First Day Hikes initiative in all 50 states. First Day Hikes offer an o...
Jan 1 Thursday

First Day Hikes - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Huckleberry Trailhead
Start 2015 off on the right foot, with a refreshing hike at Woolly Hollow State Park! Be a part of this national movement and enjoy what nature has to offer. Guided hikes...
Jan 1 Thursday

First Day Hike - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Amphitheater
We are joining forces with hikers across the nation to celebrate 2015 with a “First Day Hike”! Let’s start the new year off with a healthy lifestyle for...
Jan 1 Thursday

First Day Hike - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Celebrate the beginning of the New Year with a history-themed hike on the Black River Trail. See the historic Phillips-Reeve Cemetery and enjoy scenic views of ...
Jan 1 Thursday

Dancing Rabbit Trail First Day Hike - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Visitor Center
Ready for a more challenging hike? Join a park interpreter on the 1.22 mile Dancing Rabbit Trail for a moderately strenuous hike that explores the hills and valleys of th...
Jan 1 Thursday

First Day Hikes - Hot Springs

Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Trailhead
State parks across the U.S. celebrate the start of a new year with these hikes on January 1st. Be a part of the fun by taking an easy stroll on Falls Branch Tr...
Jan 1 Thursday

First Day Hike - Bismarck

DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Visitor Center
Join thousands of people across the nation who will be kicking off the new year the healthy way and hitting a trail for a hike. Join a park interpreter to hike the Green ...
Jan 1 Thursday

First Day Hike - Mountain Pine

Lake Ouachita State Park, Mountain Pine
Visitor Center
Start off 2015 on the right foot (or left foot) with a hike along the beautiful trails of Lake Ouachita State Park. Take a self-guided walk along the half-mile Dogwood Tr...
Jan 9 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Little Rock Fire Station No. 2 - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Little Rock Fire Station No. 2
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features an historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon ...
Jan 10 Saturday

Cabin Fever Reliever - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Shiloh Museum's annual celebration of the New Year, featuring local collectors and their collections....
Jan 10 Saturday

Eagle Awareness Weekend - Morrilton

1/10/2015 - 1/11/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Join us as we spend two days devoted to our national symbol, the bald eagle. A variety of programs are planned, including field trips to nearby Holla Bend National Wildli...
Jan 14 Wednesday

America's Art Form - Frank Sinatra's Greatest Hits - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Garland County Library
A collaborative program with the Garland County Library that investigates American music in an educational concert. Each month, October-February focuses on a new theme....
Jan 16 Friday

49th Tri Lakes Coin Show - Hot Springs

1/16/2015 - 1/18/2015
PO Box 2407, Hot Springs
Hot Springs Convention Center
Dealers from all over the country will be buying, selling and trading coins, stamps and sports cards. Fridays 1pm - 6pm; Sat 9am - 6pm; Sun 9am - 3pm....
Jan 16 Friday

Bald Eagle Tours - Hot Springs

1/16/2015 - 1/18/2015
Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs
Lake Catherine State Park
There are few moments in nature more awe inspiring than seeing a bald eagle in the wild. Take a boat or hiking tour for a chance to see this memorable site. Bald eagles a...
Jan 17 Saturday

Birds of Prey - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
A very special program presented by local licensed wildlife rehabilitator Rodney Paul and friends. Several live birds will be featured such as hawks and owls. Discussion ...
Jan 17 Saturday

Wonders of Winter Wildlife - Rogers

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, Rogers
Hobbs State Park Conservation Area
Celebrate the Wonders of Winter Wildlife at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area! Cure your cabin fever with this spectacular winter event! Activities and crafts for the wh...
Jan 21 Wednesday

Disappearing Ground: Karst, Sinkholes, Caves, and More - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program on the limestone geology of the Ozark Mountains by Arkansas Master Naturalist Denis Dean....
Jan 23 Friday

Eagles Et Cetera - Bismarck

1/23/2015 - 1/25/2015
DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Lodge
Come celebrate our nation's symbol and its many counterparts as we kick off our 36th annual Eagles Et Cetera event. Eagle tours will be offered in abundance over the week...
Feb 6 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Matthews-Clauson House - Sherwood

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Sherwood
Matthews-Clauson House
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features an historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon ...
Feb 11 Wednesday

America's Art Form - Poetry in Jazz - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Garland County Library
A collaborative program with the Garland County Library investigates American music in an educational concert. Each month, October-February focuses on a new theme....
Feb 13 Friday

Hikes, Hearts, and Hugs Weekend - Morrilton

2/13/2015 - 2/15/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Enjoy historic Mather Lodge on Petit Jean Mountain and be treated to a romantic weekend. Activities such as guided trail hikes are geared toward couples. Contact the park...
Feb 14 Saturday

27th Annual Home and Garden Seminar & Show - Pine Bluff

500 South Idaho Street, Pine Bluff
Pine Bluff Convention Center
Plants, herbs, crafts, and other items for sale. Distinguished speakers on various horticultural topics and how-to sessions throughout the day. Master Gardeners will have...
Feb 15 Sunday

Winter Discovery Lake Cruise - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Jolly Rogers Marina
Discover Lake Maumelle as it springs to life in the middle of winter! Each year, this area hosts thousands of birds that have migrated south for the winter. A park inte...
Feb 19 Thursday

UAPB Vesper Choir - Forrest City

1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City
EACC Fine Arts Center
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Vesper Choir, under the direction of Dr. Michael J. Bates, Professor of Music, is nationally recognized among historically black ...
Mar 1 Sunday

Sunday Afternoon Bicycle Ride - Little Rock

14015 Windsor Road, Little Rock
Parking at bottom of River Mtn. Road, Little Rock
Weekly ride on the Arkansas River Trail in Little Rock and North Little Rock with an optional bakery stop. ...
Mar 5 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. ...
Mar 5 Thursday

32 Annual Senior High Art Competition for NWA - Springdale

3/5/2015 - 3/27/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Display of works from 9th-12th grades. Open house March 14, 1-3 p.m....
Mar 6 Friday

Downtown Art Walk - Russellville

320 W. C St., Russellville
Downtown
Local art, music, refreshments and fun at this free quarterly event co-sponsored by Main Street Russellville and the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center....
Mar 6 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Old Post Office and Custom House - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Old Post Office and Custom House
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features an historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon ...
Mar 6 Friday

21 Annual Camden Daffodil Festival - Camden

3/6/2015 - 3/7/2015
P. O. Box 693, Camden
Downtown - 1st United Methodist Church
Tour four privately-owned daffodil gardens, historical home tours, downtown festival, children's activities, poker run, 5K run, Championship Steak Cook-off, civil war ree...
Mar 7 Saturday

Arboretum Night Hike - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Arboretum Trailhead
A whole new world emerges as nighttime falls in the forest. A park interpreter will be exploring how both human and animal senses adapt to low light levels. Please wear s...
Mar 7 Saturday

Archeology Day at Petit Jean - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
March is Archeology Month in Arkansas, and you are invited to spend a day finding out about the archeological treasures of Petit Jean Mountain, including the genuine Amer...
Mar 7 Saturday

Spring Breaks Begin - West Fork

3/7/2015 - 3/29/2015
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Devil's Den State Park
It's spring in the Ozarks....schools are out and state parks are in! Join park staff and special guests during the month for special programs that every member of the fam...
Mar 9 Monday

Spring Break - Mountain Pine

3/9/2015 - 3/29/2015
Lake Ouachita State Park, Mountain Pine
Visistor Center
We have the cure for your spring fever! There will be lots of recreational opportunities including kayaking tours, lake tours, nature programs, hikes, games, crafts, and ...
Mar 11 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join Park Interpreter Gillian for a “Wild” Women’s Hike at Pinnacle Mountain! This afternoon’s hike is on the Rocky Valley Trail. The Rocky Valley...
Mar 12 Thursday

Thursday Morning Bicycle Ride - North Little Rock

10009 Raymond Drive, North Little Rock
River Trail Station
Weekly ride on the Arkansas River Trail in Little Rock and North Little Rock with an optional coffee stop. ...
Mar 12 Thursday

18th Annual 2015 Nothing But Net - Hot Springs

3/12/2015 - 3/15/2015
PO Box 1577, Hot Springs
Lakeside School Gym
Competitive 3 on 3 basketball tournament for teams 50 and older. ...
Mar 13 Friday

Battle of Helena 152 - Helena-West Helena

3/13/2015 - 3/15/2015
141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Fort Curtis
A reenactment of the Battle of Helena that attracts reenactors from a number of states portraying both Union and Confederate forces. The battle takes place at Fort Curtis...
Mar 13 Friday

Celebrating Trees at Petit Jean - Morrilton

3/13/2015 - 3/16/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
March 16th of this year is Arbor Day in Arkansas. Visitors are invited to join the park staff for tree-related programming that celebrates trees and the natural beauty an...
Mar 14 Saturday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Heifer Village
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...
Mar 14 Saturday

Holistic Health Expo - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Ponce de Leon Center & Woodlands Auditorium
This 2nd annual Holistic Health Expo will feature a lecture and booths from various natural health related businesses. ...
Mar 14 Saturday

Bootlegger Daze - Calico Rock

104 Main Street , Calico Rock
Calico Rock Museum
A day of fun, music and remembering the history of the Ozarks. The Bootlegger Movie was filmed in Calico Rock and we relive that time for one day. Music by Bryan Hayes an...
Mar 15 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

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

Boater Education Class - Russellville

3/16/2015 - 3/17/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Lakeview Room of 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...
Mar 17 Tuesday

World's Shortest St Patrick's Day Parade - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The Spa City will be painted green again when thousands gather for The First Ever 12th Annual World’s Shortest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown. Join the Celebrity Gr...
Mar 20 Friday

Cold-Blooded Critter Weekend - Mountainburg

3/20/2015 - 3/22/2015
Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Visitor Center
Join us for an awesome weekend of programs as we celebrate all things reptilian and amphibian. View snakes, lizards, frogs, turtles, and alligators up close a...
Mar 20 Friday

Spring Break - Russellville

3/20/2015 - 3/29/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
School's out, state parks are in. The park will offer a variety of programs and activities all week as we discover the many signs in nature that signal the coming of spri...
Mar 20 Friday

Spring Break - Wickes

3/20/2015 - 3/30/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
TBA
Spend your Spring Break at Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area. Enjoy primitive camping, daily and evening programming schedule for owl prowls, hikes, cast iron cookwa...
Mar 21 Saturday

Bluebird Day - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Depot Museum / Pavilion
Learn about the eastern bluebird and become a bluebird landlord by building your own box for the birds. The Spring River Sportman's Club & Ozark Mountain Cedar Produc...
Mar 21 Saturday

Archeology Day - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
March is Arkansas Archeology Month! Archeology has played an important role in what we know about the town of Davidsonville. To highlight the work that has been done in t...
Mar 21 Saturday

25th Annual Kite Fest - Eureka Springs

1 Spring Street, Eureka Springs
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
From 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. bring or buy kites to fly on the main plateau at TCWR, concession stands available. Fun for all ages....
Mar 21 Saturday

Spring 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...
Mar 21 Saturday

Arkansas Archeology Month -Spring Equinox Celebration - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center

The Plum Bayou Culture built this unique mound complex over 1,000 years ago. Activities at this ceremonial center may have ...

Mar 21 Saturday

“Watersheds of War: Traversing Central Arkansas” - Scott

Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Plantation Agriculture Museum shall host a half hour presentation at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m. It will focus on the relationship between the Arkansas river systems, ...
Mar 21 Saturday

Meet at the Peak - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
West Summit Trail Head
Climb the mountain and then meet a park interpreter at the top for short presentations on sights, geology, wildlife, and more!...
Mar 21 Saturday

Beyond Hunger: Communities of Change - Heifer Village - Little Rock

1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Heifer Village
Family farmers have long been the foundation of thriving communities and societies. We believe it is no different today: they hold the solution to ending hunger and pover...
Mar 21 Saturday

Walks Through History at the Benton Commercial Historic District - Benton

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Benton
Saline County Courthouse
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
Mar 21 Saturday

Spring Break at Crowley's Ridge State Park - Paragould

3/21/2015 - 3/29/2015
Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Parkwide
Join a park interpreter for hikes, games, and nature programs while you explore this unique high spot in the Arkansas Delta. A detailed list of activities will be availab...
Mar 22 Sunday

Kite Flying Competition - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Overflow Parking Area
Do you have a kite that flies high? Bring your kite for some fun competition in the park....
Mar 23 Monday

Arkansas Spring Break Week - Morrilton

3/23/2015 - 3/27/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Daily, family friendly programs, including some evening activities, will be scheduled during Arkansas Spring Break Week. These may include guided nature hikes, games, tou...
Mar 23 Monday

Arkansas Spring Break Week - McNeil

3/23/2015 - 3/27/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
Arkansas Spring Break Week is the perfect time to visit Logoly State Park with your family. Guided trail hikes and nature programs will be offered all week. Enjoy the ref...
Mar 23 Monday

Spring Break in the Park - Mena

3/23/2015 - 3/27/2015
Queen Wilhelmina State Park, Mena
Are you looking for something to do during spring break? Come to the top of Rich Mountain to explore the uniqueness of your park. Temperatures are seven to ten degrees co...
Mar 23 Monday

Spring Fling - Little Rock

3/23/2015 - 3/28/2015
1 World Avenue, Little Rock
501-907-2697   •   heifer.org
Heifer Village
Visit Heifer Village for daily activities during Spring Break....
Mar 24 Tuesday

Spring Break Special Programming - Fort Smith

3/24/2015 - 3/27/2015
8300 Wells Lake Road, Fort Smith
Tons of activities for families are planned each day. ...
Mar 26 Thursday

Archeology for Everyone - Parkin

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

32nd Annual Arkansas Fiddlers Convention - Harrison

3/26/2015 - 3/29/2015
7168 Highway 65 S., Harrison
North Arkansas College
Thursday: noon-11 p.m. Jam sessions. Friday: Convention opens at 9 a.m. Jam sessions with stage performances and Little Theatre. Friday: 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Stage performances...
Mar 27 Friday

Archeology for Everyone - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Spend some quality family time at Parkin during spring break learning how archeological investigations really happen. No whips or pith helmets, just trowels and a lot of ...
Mar 27 Friday

30th Annual Governor Conway Days Festival - Bradley

3/27/2015 - 3/28/2015
P. O. Box 662, Bradley
Downtown park
Arts & crafts festival with live country & western music, good foods, classic car show, open motorcycle show, bass classic tournament on Lake Erling on Saturday and games...
Mar 28 Saturday

Archeology for Everyone - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Spend some quality family time at Parkin during spring break learning how archeological investigations really happen. No whips or pith helmets, just trowels and a lot of ...
Mar 28 Saturday

2nd Edamame Festival - Mulberry

PO Box 448, Mulberry
New City Park
9 a.m.-4 p.m. Children's activities, craft and food vendors, live music, antique car show, edamame tasting, and family fun....
Mar 28 Saturday

Junior Fishing Derby - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Visitor Center
Parents, spend the morning relaxing while watching your junior anglers compete for the biggest stringer in this informal fishing derby. Bring your pole, bait, and fishing...
Mar 28 Saturday

Devil's Den Rocks! - West Fork

3/28/2015 - 3/29/2015
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
It’s time to celebrate what makes this park special! Join state geologists along with park staff for a fun weekend as you learn about the special features...
Mar 29 Sunday

2nd Annual Pilgrimage for Peace 2015 - Little Rock

12415 Cantrell Road, St. Michael’s Episcopal C, Little Rock
Beacon of Peace and Hope at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
The purpose of the Pilgrimage is “to mourn the violence committed in our community, nation and world and to walk together as active peacemakers.” An annual interfaith, i...
Apr 1 Wednesday

Wild Women Wednesday - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Call for location
Join a park interpreter and CAMN (Central Arkansas Master Naturalists) for a ladies hike on one of Pinnnacle Mountain's gorgeous trails. Please call for location. This ...
Apr 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. ...
Apr 2 Thursday

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 3 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Lynch Apartments - North Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, North Little Rock
Lynch Apartments
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Apr 3 Friday

17 Annual Helley Fire Dept Rummage & Bake Sale - Halley

4/3/2015 - 4/4/2015
1035 Hwy 159 S, Halley
Halley Fire Station
One of largest rummage and bake sales in South East AR. All under one roof - rain or shine. Surrounding communities donate goods all year long for this huge sale. Baked g...
Apr 3 Friday

Great Escape Weekend and Easter Egg Hunt - Morrilton

4/3/2015 - 4/5/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Celebrate spring and the great outdoors at our Great Escape Weekend! Enjoy free nature-related and family-oriented activities. The celebration will conclude with an Easte...
Apr 3 Friday

Ozark Mountain Bike Fest - West Fork

4/3/2015 - 4/5/2015
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Fossil Flats Trailhead in Area A
Spring time in the Ozarks means it’s time to hit the bike trails. Join the park staff for a fun weekend on the bike trails. There’s fun to be discovered by al...
Apr 3 Friday

Annual Easter Event Weekend - Kirby

4/3/2015 - 4/5/2015
Daisy State Park, Kirby
Daisy State Park
Join us at Daisy State Park for our 27th Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Introduce your group to Daisy State Park, your camping neighbors, and the great outdoors with this challe...
Apr 4 Saturday

Harbor's Easter Egg Hunt and Party - Mount Ida

p.o. box 1268, Mount Ida
East Cove Pavilion
Lake Ouachita's biggest Easter Egg Hunt and Party. Harbor's crew decorates over 1000 eggs and hides them with another 200 plastic eggs (for kids with egg allergies) in t...
Apr 4 Saturday

10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Helena-West Helena

Delta Heritage Trail State Park, Helena-West Helena
Visitor Center Parking Lot
The easter bunny has paid a visit to Delta Heritage Trail State Park and has hidden eggs all along our trail! Kids ages 0 - 12 are more than welcome to join in on the hun...
Apr 4 Saturday

Easter Celebration - McNeil

Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center

Apr 4 Saturday

Rock Porch Session featuring Midnite Parade - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Monthly session featuring music by Midnite Parade. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
Apr 4 Saturday

Easter Egg Hunt - Star City

Cane Creek State Park, Star City
Pavilion 1
This event is sponsored by the Star City Women’s League and children under the age of 12 are able to hunt for prize-filled eggs. The egg toss is open to teams of tw...
Apr 5 Sunday

Easter Sunrise Service - Eureka Springs

935 Passion Play Rd, Eureka Springs
Christ of the Ozarks
The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs, Arkansas hosts a sunrise service each year at the foot of the Christ of the Ozarks Memorial Statue. The service starts at 7:00a...
Apr 5 Sunday

Easter Scramble - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Ball Field Area
Thousands of eggs with prizes and candy have been left at the park by the Easter Bunny and his helpers, the Spring River Lions Club members. Kids 10 years old and younger...
Apr 5 Sunday

Easter Sunrise Service on the Lake - Mount Ida

p.o. box 1268, Mount Ida
Marina Point
The Joplin United Methodist Church and Mountain Harbor Resort hold a lake side Easter Sunrise Service at Marina Point. The service is open to all denominations. In the...
Apr 5 Sunday

Easter Island Extravaganza - Bismarck

DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismarck
Lodge Island
Join us in the park on Lodge Island for an Easter weekend full of family friendly, Easter-inspired programs, crafts and games!...
Apr 7 Tuesday

Tuesday Morning Bicycle Ride - Little Rock

14015 Windsor Road, Little Rock
Murray Park and Big Dam Bridge, Little Rock
Weekly ride on the Arkansas River Trail in Little Rock and North Little Rock with an optional coffee stop. ...
Apr 9 Thursday

Thursday Morning Bicycle Ride - North Little Rock

10009 Raymond Drive, North Little Rock
River Trail Station
Weekly ride on the Arkansas River Trail in Little Rock and North Little Rock with an optional coffee stop. Starts at 9:00 a.m. until it gets hot....
Apr 9 Thursday

2nd Ghost of Highway 61 Antique Bus Show - Blytheville

4/9/2015 - 4/11/2015
412 North 9th, Blytheville
Historic Greyhound Bus Station
More than 75 antique buses from North America surround the renovated Historic Greyhound Bus Station in downtown. ...
Apr 10 Friday

150th Civil War Anniversary Event: The Conflict Concludes? - Fort Smith

P.O. Box 1406, Fort Smith
Fort Smith National Historic Site
The park will be interpreting the end of the Civil War for Fort Smith and the surrounding area with living history impressions, interpretive programs, and historic weapon...
Apr 10 Friday

24th Annual Central Arkansas Machinery and Historical Society - Sheridan

4/10/2015 - 4/17/2015
338 Grant 748, Sheridan
Town Square
There will be old tractors and hit-and-miss engines....
Apr 11 Saturday

Park Day at Historic Washington - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse Visitor Center
Contribute to the future by protecting our past. Join park staff and volunteers as they work on cleanup and preservation projects throughout Washington. This is your chan...
Apr 11 Saturday

Walks Through History at the West Memphis Historic District - West Memphis

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, West Memphis
West Memphis Chamber of Commerce
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last betw...
Apr 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...
Apr 11 Saturday

8th Annual German Heritage Festival - Stuttgart

921 East 5th Street, Stuttgart
Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie
A 5K fun run/walk, brat wurst cook-off, lids activities, live music, vendors, Wiederkehr Farms, grape stomping, potter, baked goods, homemade for sale and much more....
Apr 11 Saturday

Spring City Wide Yard Sale - Horseshoe Bend

1311 Strawberry Dr, Horseshoe Bend
Chamber Office
Lots of yard sale action going on city wide. Pick up your listing at the chamber office at 8:00 am. Lots of treasures to find!...
Apr 11 Saturday

Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Springdale

1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Join us for an egg-citing Saturday filled with tons of prizes, games and thousands of Easter eggs filled with candy! There will be sections for different age groups so th...
Apr 11 Saturday

Pioneer Living History Weekend - Pocahontas

4/11/2015 - 4/12/2015
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Davidsonville is turning 200! Founded in 1815, the town served as the county seat of Lawrence County until 1829. Join us in celebrating the 200th anniversary of the town'...
Apr 12 Sunday

Sunday Afternoon Bicycle Ride - Little Rock

14015 Windsor Road, Little Rock
Parking at bottom of River Mtn. Road, Little Rock
Weekly ride on the Arkansas River Trail in Little Rock and North Little Rock with an optional bakery stop. ...
Apr 14 Tuesday

Wildflower Week - Morrilton

4/14/2015 - 4/19/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Discover the colorful heralds of spring at Arkansas’s first state park! Wildflower related talks, guided walks, and other programs will be offered. Weekday programs...
Apr 16 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

407 Union Street, Jonesboro
Downtown
Alive After Five is a street market that happens in Downtown Jonesboro on the 3rd Thursdays from 5-8pm. An artisan, crafters and farmers market that also features a kids ...
Apr 17 Friday

1800s Mountain Man Rendezvous - Greenbrier

4/17/2015 - 4/19/2015
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Cabin
Arkansas was the edge of the American frontier in the early 1800s. Witness the rugged life of explorers and trappers at this time as reenactors dress in traditional perio...
Apr 17 Friday

Signs of Spring - West Fork

4/17/2015 - 4/19/2015
Devil's Den State Park, West Fork
Devil's Den State Park
Learn about ‘wild edibles’ with Dr. Tamara Walkingstick along with hikes, crafts, and a whole lot more! Contact the park for more details....
Apr 18 Saturday

Great American Cleanup - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Pavilion 3
Celebrate Earth Day and help keep The Natural State litter free. Volunteers will assist park staff in cleaning up the park and Crowley's Ridge National Scenic Byway. Lunc...
Apr 18 Saturday

Trail Work Day - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Celebrate Earth Day by giving back to Mother Nature for all she does for you. Place your mark at Pinnacle Mountain State Park by helping to beautify your favorite centra...
Apr 18 Saturday

Artisan Market - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Shop for jewelry, pottery, woodworking and more at this quarterly event featuring the work of area artisans....
Apr 18 Saturday

Spring Blooms and Bugs - Wynne

4/18/2015 - 4/19/2015
Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Visitor Center
Join us for a celebration of the wonderful blooms and bugs of spring. We will have guided hikes, presentations, crafts, and games to celebrate the wildflowers and bugs fo...
Apr 19 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

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

Earth Day Celebrations - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Call for location
Celebrate Earth Day with programs dedicated to "going green"! Contact the park for a line-up of programs about the planet and r...
Apr 23 Thursday

12th Annual Arkansas Literary Festival - Little Rock

4/23/2015 - 4/26/2015
100 Rock Street, Little Rock
Multiple venus in downtown Little Rock
The largest gathering of readers and writers in Arkansas. The Fest is a stimulating mix of sessions, panels, workshops, performances and special events. Featuring bestsel...
Apr 24 Friday

Conservation School Day - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
State parks as well as other agencies and individuals work tirelessly behind the scenes to preserve and protect our natural and cultural resources. Students will meet sta...
Apr 24 Friday

The Calico Rock'n River Rally - Calico Rock

4/24/2015 - 4/25/2015
104 Main Street , Calico Rock
Calico Rock
Kick-off the weekend with a street dance in Peppersauce Alley. Day of races, music, and fun....
Apr 24 Friday

Springtime Yards and Yards of Yard Sales - Eureka Springs

4/24/2015 - 4/25/2015
516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
City Wide
Twice yearly city-wide yard sale event sponsored by the Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce....
Apr 24 Friday

41st Annual Dogwood Festival - Siloam Springs

4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015
108 E University, Siloam Springs
Downtown Siloam Springs
Held the weekend of the last Sunday in April each year, the Dogwood Festival brings an estimated 30,000 into the two major downtown parks. The award-winning festival has ...
Apr 25 Saturday

Scalies & Slimies of Arkansas - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Pavilion
Come to the pavilion to look at and learn about some of the reptiles and amphibians of the area. Frogs, toads, salamanders, turtles, snakes, lizards, and more will be on ...
Apr 25 Saturday

Arkansas Winds Community Concert Band - Springdale

214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
This 65-piece concert band features area professionals and talented amateur musicians from all over Northwest Arkansas, who combine their skills and love of music to ente...
Apr 25 Saturday

National Astronomy Day - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Discover astronomy with members of the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society. Activities include solar viewing in the afternoon, special indoor programs, and viewing thro...
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 ...
May 1 Friday

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

5/1/2015 - 3/6/2015
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...
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 1 Friday

9th Annual Spanker Creek Farm Arts, Crafts and More - Bentonville

5/1/2015 - 5/3/2015
P.O. Box 5644, Bentonville
Come out and enjoy the many exhibits and foods in this unique, outdoor market experience. ...
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

Resource Rendezvous Bicycle Rally - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Weigh-in pavilion
Lake Dardanelle State Park will be hosting a bicycle rally as part of the annual Resource Rendezvous event. Join us in celebrating the great outdoors. This bicycle rally ...
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

Rock Porch Session featuring Donnie Mathis - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Monthly session featuring music by Donnie Mathis. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
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

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

Pioneer Village Spring Fest - Searcy

5/2/2015 - 5/3/2015
774 Webb Hill Lane, Searcy
Late 1880s Village
Pioneer Village is a collection of late 19th century buildings, farm equipment and other items of historic interest saved from throughout White County by the White County...
May 2 Saturday

North Arkansas Woodcarvers Club 36th Annual Woodcarving Show and Sale - Mountain Home

5/2/2015 - 5/3/2015
P.O. Box 531, Mountain Home
Baxter County Fairgrounds Main Exhibition Hall
As one of the largest shows in the area, the NAWC Woodcarving Show features woodcarvers, whittlers, wood turners, carving supply vendors, judged competition, demonstratio...
May 3 Sunday

Sunday Afternoon Bicycle Ride - Little Rock

14015 Windsor Road, Little Rock
Parking at bottom of River Mtn. Road, Little Rock
Weekly ride on the Arkansas River Trail in Little Rock and North Little Rock with an optional bakery stop. ...
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 7 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

213 E Broadway ST, Pocahontas
6-8 p.m. Art, food, music, and fun. Free food and drinks while supplies last. Gift prizes given away at 8 p.m. Must be present to win. ...
May 7 Thursday

In Our Galleries - Springdale

5/7/2015 - 5/29/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Robert Lemming's "Stillness Follows Motion" and Abstract Art, a selection of drawings, prints and paintings by Arkansas Artists. Reception May 14, 6-8 p.m....
May 8 Friday

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 8 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Dan Stowers Building - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Dan Stowers Building
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
May 8 Friday

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

10th Annual Stueart Pennington Running of the Tubs - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Downtown Hot Springs
Costumed teams load up in authentic bathtubs outfitted with wheels and trek down the street. Audience is encouraged to get in the spirit and bring your water guns, wear y...
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

Walks Through History at Downtown Berryville - Berryville

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Berryville
Carroll County Courthouse
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
May 16 Saturday

Arkansas Heritage Day - Morrilton

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

Spring 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

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

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
May 17 Sunday

10th Annual Books in Bloom Literary Festival - Eureka Springs

PO Box 247, Eureka Springs
The 1886 Crescent Hotel and Spa
Books in Bloom is a literary festival attracting writers from all over the country for an afternoon of presentations, readings, and one-to-one conversations. Recent autho...
May 18 Monday

Territorial School Days - Pocahontas

5/18/2015 - 5/19/2015
Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Arkansas Territory was not for those who were faint of heart. Teachers, bring your students out to Davidsonville Historic State Park for this special school event to...
May 19 Tuesday

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 19 Tuesday

Silver Screen Memories - Springdale

5/19/2015 - 3/26/2016
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
An exhibit about movies and movie-going in the Arkansas Ozarks....
May 20 Wednesday

The History of Springdale's First United Methodist Church - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program by longtime church members Earlene Brown Henry and Fay Marie Stafford Johnson....
May 21 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

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

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

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

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

216 Bryant Road, Hot Springs
216 Bryant Road - travel 5 miles from downtown Hot Springs on Park Avenue, turn left on Highway 7 North, go about 1 mile, turn right Bryant Road and go 2 blocks.
29th Season Opening Concert features down-home southern gospel music, bluegrass gospel and plenty of old time country gospel in an outdoor amphitheater nestled in the hea...
May 24 Sunday

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

Mustangs on the Mountain - Morrilton

8 Jones Lane, Morrilton
Museum of Automobiles
11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Annual show & shine event, all year models accepted. Door prizes and awards presented, food concessions....
May 25 Monday

Veterans Celebration - Marvell

905 Carruth Ave., Marvell
Tri-County Fair Grounds Pavillion
11 a.m. Celebration honoring all veterans who proudly served our country. It's a wonderful opportunity to say thank you. Lunch served following the program....
May 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 27 Wednesday

Spring River Cleanup - Mammoth Spring

Mammoth Spring State Park, Mammoth Spring
Welcome Center
Spend the day on the Spring River having lots fun while cleaning the river up. Park staff and volunteers will spend the day canoeing a section of the river and clean...
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

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 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 1 Monday

In Our Galleries - Springdale

6/1/2015 - 7/3/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
David Holcomb's "Looking into the Sun" and Sasha Rayevskiy's "Tigersasha." Reception June 11t, 6-8 p.m. ...
Jun 2 Tuesday

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 5 Friday

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

6/5/2015 - 3/6/2015
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...
Jun 5 Friday

Downtown Art Walk - Russellville

320 W. C St., Russellville
Local art, music, refreshments and fun at this free quarterly event co-sponsored by Main Street Russellville and the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center....
Jun 5 Friday

Sandwiching in History at St. Edward Catholic Church - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
St. Edward Catholic Church
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Jun 6 Saturday

War Eagle Appreciation Day - Huntsville

Withrow Springs State Park, Huntsville
Keith Ham Pavilion
Join us as we celebrate War Eagle Creek as it flows through the beautiful Ozarks. There will be floats along the War Eagle, live music, fun educational programs, and...
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 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

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

Kids' Fishing Derby - Little Rock

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

Rock Porch Session - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
Jun 6 Saturday

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 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 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

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

Walks Through History at the Marianna Commercial Historic District - Marianna

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Marianna
First Baptist Church Family Life Center
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
Jun 13 Saturday

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 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 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

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

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

The Back-to-the-Land Movement: Ozark History and Memories - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program by local historian and author Denele Campbell. ...
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

30th Annual Fun Day - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow
Bring your family and friends for a day of games and contests! Sack races, paddle boat races, watermelon seed spitting, and a water balloon toss are a few of the wonderfu...
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

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

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

P.A.M. 25th Anniversary - Scott

Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Bring your family and join the museum staff for free Dutch oven desserts and homemade ice cream in celebration of the museum's opening anniversary! The museum first opene...
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

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

Artisan Market - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Shop for jewelry, pottery, woodworking and more at this quarterly event featuring the work of area artisans....
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 21 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

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

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 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

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 2 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

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

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

Independence Day Celebration - Bull Shoals

Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
Enjoy all-American fun for the entire family! Recreational activities are scheduled all day and include the infamous watermelon eating contest, the seed spitting contest,...
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

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

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

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

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

Harbor's Patriotic Four Wheeler Parade - Mount Ida

994 Mountain Harbor Road, Mount Ida, AR 71957, Mount Ida
Harbor South Park
Four wheelers, golf carts, ATV's, UTV's and decorated vehicles of all descriptions gather at the Park in Harbor South for a patriotic program followed by the parade throu...
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

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 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 10 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the North Little Rock City Hall - North Little Rock

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

QuiltFest 2015 Inspiration is Everywhere - Hot Springs

7/10/2015 - 7/11/2015
165 Amberwood Trail, Hot Springs
Hall A
6th bi-annual QuiltFest Quilt Show is sponsored by The Hot Springs Area Quilt Guild. More than 200 entrees on display, certified judges, cash awards, viewers choice, quil...
Jul 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

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 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

A History of Fly-Fishing in Arkansas - Springdale

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

Walks Through History at Downtown Malvern - Malvern

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

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

Summer Star Party - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Centr...
Jul 19 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

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

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 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 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 ...
Jul 30 Thursday

Selections from the Permanent Collection - Fort Smith

7/30/2015 - 11/1/2015
1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
479-784-2787   •   fsram.org
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
Showcases select works from the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum's extensive permanent collection. Tuesday-Saturday 11-6 p.m. Sunday 1-5 p.m....
Aug 1 Saturday

Rock Porch Session - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
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

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 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 7 Friday

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
Stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. Many galleries stay open until 9 p.m. often with music and complimentary r...
Aug 7 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Oak Forest United Methodist Church - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Oak Forest United Methodist Church
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Aug 7 Friday

Summertime Yards and Yards of Yard Sales - Eureka Springs

8/7/2015 - 8/8/2015
516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
Citywide
Twice yearly citywide yard sale event sponsored by the Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce....
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

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

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 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 13 Thursday

16th Annual Bargains Galore on 64 - Beebe

8/13/2015 - 8/15/2015
P.O. Box 724, Beebe
160-miles of yard sales and flea markets along Hwy. 64 from Fort Smith into Conway and on to Beebe. Antiques and collectibles and other great buys....
Aug 13 Thursday

16th Annual Bargains Galore on 64 - Clarksville

8/13/2015 - 8/15/2015
101 North Johnson, Clarksville
Hwy. 64
160-miles of yard sales and flea markets along Hwy. 64 from Fort Smith into Conway and on to Beebe. Antiques and collectibles and other great buys. No permits required....
Aug 13 Thursday

16th Annual Bargains Galore on 64 - Fort Smith

8/13/2015 - 8/15/2015
16439 Hwy. 23 No., Fort Smith
Hwy. 64
160-miles of yard sales and flea markets along Hwy. 64 from Fort Smith into Conway and on to Beebe. Antiques and collectibles and other great buys. No permits required....
Aug 13 Thursday

16th Annual Bargains Galore on 64 - Morrilton

8/13/2015 - 8/15/2015
P.O. Box 89, Morrilton
Hwy. 64
160-miles of yard sales and flea markets along Hwy. 64 from Fort Smith into Conway and on to Beebe. Antiques and collectibles and other great buys. No permits required....
Aug 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

Walks Through History at Downtown Bradford (White County) - Bradford

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

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

Summer Star Party - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Centr...
Aug 16 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

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

Kodaking with Mulkeepmo - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program about early 1900s life in Northwest Arkansas as seen through the camera lens and fountain pen of Marion Mason, photographer and correspondent for the S...
Aug 20 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 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

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

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

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

The Civil War Sesquicentennial Celebration - 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 such a lasting impact on so many people...
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 30 Sunday

Legacy Week - Russellville

8/30/2015 - 9/7/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
Join park staff as we share the history of Lake Dardanelle to preserve our past while strengthening our appreciation of the park for future generations. There will be pro...
Sep 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 - 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 4 Friday

Downtown Art Walk - Russellville

320 W. C St., Russellville
Local art, music, refreshments and fun at this free quarterly event co-sponsored by Main Street Russellville and the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center....
Sep 4 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Shiloh Baptist Church - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Shiloh Baptist Church
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Sep 4 Friday

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

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

20th Annual Arkansas Hot Air Balloon State Championship - Harrison

9/4/2015 - 9/5/2015
621 E Rush Ave, Harrison
Lake Harrison on Lakeshore Drive
This unique outdoor event that began in 1995 is held in beautiful downtown Harrison, Arkansas. The Festival will kick off on Friday evening with the Hare and the Hound Ba...
Sep 5 Saturday

Rock Porch Session featuring Rupert Wates - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
6-8 p.m. Monthly session featuring music by Rupert Wates, a singer/songwriter born in London. Bring a lawn chair for this casual outdoor concert....
Sep 5 Saturday

Fall Star Party - Little Rock

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

Watersheds of War: Making Nature's Medicines - Newport

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

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 6 Sunday

14th Annual Midsouth Econoline Meet - Morrilton

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

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 12 Saturday

Artisan Market - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Shop for jewelry, pottery, woodworking and more at this quarterly event featuring the work of area artisans....
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

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 16 Wednesday

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

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program by former mill owner Zoe Caywood....
Sep 17 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

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

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 20 Sunday

Rhythm Jam - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-4 p.m. Play, sing, or just enjoy the music. These monthly outdoor events are open to musicians of all ages and skill levels playing non-amplified instruments. Don’t for...
Sep 23 Wednesday

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

9/23/2015 - 9/26/2015
8 Jones Lane, Morrilton
Museum of Automobiles
Over 600 spaces available filled with cars, parts, antiques, arts & crafts, a little something for everyone. Open Car Show held next to the Museum building on Saturday 9...
Sep 26 Saturday

Past Times in the Park - Powhatan

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

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...
Oct 1 Thursday

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

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

Sandwiching in History at the White-Baucum House - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
White-Baucum House
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Oct 2 Friday

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
Stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. Many galleries stay open until 9 p.m. often with music and complimentary r...
Oct 10 Saturday

Walks Through History at Cane Hill (Washington County) - Cane Hill

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Cane Hill
Cane Hill College
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
Oct 13 Tuesday

Senior American Special - Morrilton

10/13/2015 - 10/15/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Experience the scenic beauty of Petit Jean State Park while enjoying the hospitality of the friendly park staff! Join us for free guided walks, talks, demonstrations, and...
Oct 15 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

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

Saddle Up For St. Jude - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Equestrian Camp
Join us in our effort to help St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. We will have children's horse and wagon rides, an auction, lunch, a barbeque dinner, music, and other...
Oct 17 Saturday

Fall Star Party - Little Rock

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock
Visitor Center
Join amateur astronomers for an evening with the stars and other celestial phenomena. As twilight settles in, the Centr...
Oct 21 Wednesday

The Ordinary Life of Extraordinary Minnie - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A noontime program based on the diaries and letters of Searcy County, Arkansas, resident Minnie Atteberry, by Brooks Blevins, professor of Ozark studies at Missouri State...
Oct 24 Saturday

Keeping House & Home Together: Experiences of a Confederate Wife - Newport

Jacksonport State Park, Newport
Jacksonport Courthouse Courtroom
Many Confederate wives experienced independence for the very first time while their husbands were serving in the Confederate Army. Today, our visitors will meet one of th...
Oct 30 Friday

Mountain View Beanfest - Mountain View

10/30/2015 - 10/31/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Court Square in downtown Mountain View
Sponsored and promoted by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, this unique Arkansas festival has the famous bean cook-off.  You can also enjoy arts, crafts, and&nb...
Oct 31 Saturday

Halloween Fun at Petit Jean - Morrilton

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

After Dark in the Park - Mountain View

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

Downtown Trick or Treat - Siloam Springs

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

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

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

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
Stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America. Many galleries stay open until 9 p.m. often with music and complimentary r...
Nov 6 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Thomas M. Clifton House - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Thomas M. Clifton House
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Nov 7 Saturday

Fall Star Party - Greenbrier

Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
State parks can be a great place to stargaze because they are often far from urban light pollution. Volunteers from the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society have telesco...
Nov 14 Saturday

Davidsonville 200 Lecture Series - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Pavilion #1
In celebration of Davidsonville's 200th anniversary we will be hosting a lecture series focusing on the history of the town and the area and featuring distinquished speak...
Nov 14 Saturday

Casqui Foods - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
While the ancient inhabitants of Parkin didn’t have pizza and cheeseburgers to enjoy, they had a varied and healthy diet. Bring your family and friends to experienc...
Nov 14 Saturday

Walks Through History at the Batesville Commercial Historic District - Batesville

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Batesville
Landers Theater
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
Nov 19 Thursday

Alive After Five - Jonesboro

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

Green Friday Weekend - Wickes

11/20/2015 - 11/22/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Go green before Black Friday by participating in our daily programming at Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area and take a look through our gift shop to find some awesom...
Nov 27 Friday

Green Friday - Mena

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

Santa in the Park - Eureka Springs

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

18th Annual Mountain Rendezvous - Morrilton

11/27/2015 - 11/29/2015
Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
Experience a primitive camp, as well as some of the survival skills used by Arkansas pioneers. Watch a variety of demonstrations including muzzleloading rifles, tomahawk ...
Nov 28 Saturday

Christmas Parade of the Ozarks - Springdale

1423 E. Emma, Springdale
Parsons Stadium
Meet us on Emma Street to get in the Christmas spirit with music, lights, rodeo queens, and “Merry Christmas” wishes. Begins at 6 p.m. at the rodeo grounds and continues ...
Dec 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. ...
Dec 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...
Dec 4 Friday

Christmas Parade of Lights - Eureka Springs

516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs
Historic Downtown
This evening parade features floats, walkers, bands, and thousands of lights as it makes its way through downtown Eureka Springs....
Dec 4 Friday

Sandwiching in History at the Mandelbaum-Pfeifer House - Little Rock

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Little Rock
Mandelbaum-Pfeifer House
The “Sandwiching in History” tour series features a historic property in central Arkansas each month. The tours are free and open to the public. All tours begin at noon a...
Dec 5 Saturday

Christmas Open House - Morrilton

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton
Petit Jean State Park
See the park’s Mather Lodge dressed in its Christmas finery. Enjoy family oriented arts and crafts activities and seasonal entertainment. Contact the park for a sch...
Dec 5 Saturday

Historic Handmade Holidays - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Get in the holiday spirit by learning how to make homemade Christmas ornaments like the 20th Century folks from Sawdust Hill, which is the current location of ...
Dec 5 Saturday

Holiday Open House - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Come see Powhatan Historic State Park decked out in its Victorian Christmas finery! Join us for a family-oriented day of crafts, tours, activities, and refreshments. Cont...
Dec 5 Saturday

Christmas Open House - Civil War Living History Weekend - Prairie Grove

12/5/2015 - 12/6/2015
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, Prairie Grove
Park Grounds
Christmas will be in the air as in the days of the Civil War at Prairie Grove Battlefield. Wh...
Dec 12 Saturday

Walks Through History at the Washington Street Historic District - Camden

323 Center Street, Suite 1500, Camden
McCollum-Chidester House
The “Walks through History” tour series features historic sites or districts around Arkansas each month. Tours begin at 11:00 a.m., unless otherwise indicated, and last b...
Dec 19 Saturday

Christmas Bird Count - Wynne

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