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Summer starts winding down in August but there's still plenty of time to take to the water and the outdoors to enjoy the beauty of The Natural State. Keep on reading to find out what family friendly activities are waiting for you.

Arkansas Insiders
Time for the Hope Watermelon Festival!

Zoie Clift

Summer is a chance to savor a sweet (and big) slice of watermelon. The state’s largest watermelons are celebrated each year at the Hope Watermelon Festival in Hope. The 37th annual event, set for August 8-10, includes ice-cold watermelons sold…Read more ›
Back to School Bash

Jill Rohrbach

Hey kids! Are you ready to go back to school? Youth of all ages are invited to join the education staff at 7:30 p.m., Aug. 9 at the Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center in Fort Smith as they…Read more ›
Free Parties in Honor of President Clinton’s Birthday

Kerry Kraus

The Clinton Presidential Library in downtown Little Rock annually offers free admission in honor of President Bill Clinton’s birthday. This year the celebration is Saturday, Aug. 17. In addition to being able to tour the center’s exhibits at no cost,…Read more ›
Nature Centers Provide Fun and Learning in One Cool Place

Kim Williams

It’s August but there’s still time to get out and have fun before the kids head back to school. Why not combine fun and learning with a trip to one of two Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s nature centers in…Read more ›
Events
August First Friday -- Back to School
8/2/2013
Bentonville
The Emperor's New Clothes
8/2/2013 - 8/4/2013
Jonesboro
Bat House Workshop
8/3/2013
Paragould
Discovery Day Camp Session VI
8/5/2013 - 8/9/2013
McNeil
34th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival
8/8/2013 - 8/10/2013
Cave City
Kids Days at the Farmers Market
8/10/2013
Siloam Springs
94th Annual Fulton County Fair
8/12/2013 - 8/17/2013
Salem
Back 2 School Splash
8/23/2013
Jacksonville
Frisco Festival
8/23/2013 - 8/24/2013
Rogers
29th Annual National Championship Chuckwagon Race
8/23/2014 - 8/31/2014
Clinton
Reliving History: First Passenger Train
8/24/2013
Calico Rock
End of Summer Blowout
8/30/2013 - 9/2/2013
Hot Springs
Showdown at Sunset
8/31/2013
El Dorado
complete events calendar »
 

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