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Arkansas Culture & Art Events

There are countless ways to learn about and celebrate Arkansas culture and the Arkansas arts scene. You can visit an Arkansas art museum exhibit, enjoy a theatre production, attend a craft workshop or catch one of the many other art and culture events held daily around the state. You’ll find them all on the Arkansas culture and art event calendar below.

Browse the calendar to find an event at your local Arkansas art museum, gallery or community center.

Oct 21 Tuesday

One Boy's Toys - Springdale

3/24/2014 - 3/24/2015
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
An exhibit of 1930s-1940s era toys from the Shiloh Museum's Orville Hall Collection....
Oct 21 Tuesday

Great Passion Play - 47th Season - Eureka Springs

5/2/2014 - 10/25/2014
935 Passion Play Rd, Eureka Springs
Christ of the Ozarks
The Great Passion Play is "America's #1 Attended Outdoor Drama" according to the Institute of Outdoor Drama. Since 1968, 7.7 million people have seen The Greatest Story E...
Oct 21 Tuesday

Healing Waters - Springdale

5/12/2014 - 12/13/2014
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A photo exhibit examining the importance of medicinal springs in Northwest Arkansas, from healing a person’s ailments to establishing towns and medical tourism opportunit...
Oct 21 Tuesday

Chihuly Exhibit - Little Rock

5/17/2014 - 1/5/2015
1200 President Clinton Ave, Little Rock
William J Clinton Presidential Library
Dale Chihuly is credited with revolutionizing the Studio Glass movement and elevating the perception of the glass medium from the realm of craft to fine art. He is renown...
Oct 21 Tuesday

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 21 Tuesday

NANOTECHNOLOGY: WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL? - Pine Bluff

8/7/2014 - 1/2/2015
701 S. Main Street, Pine Bluff
870-536-3375   •   ASC701.org
ASC is hosting "Nanotechnology: What's the Big Deal?," an exhibition that explores the ways in which nanoscale science, engineering, and technology are revolutionizing ma...
Oct 21 Tuesday

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 21 Tuesday

Crime Lab Detective Exhibit - Mountain Home

9/27/2014 - 11/2/2014
300 Library Hill, Mountain Home
Donald W. Reynolds Library Serving Baxter County
Visitors are the lead detectives while visiting the Crime Lab Detective Exhibit. Family teams and student groups enjoy the exploration and creative/role playing environme...
Oct 21 Tuesday

Nice Work If You Can Get It - Fayetteville

10/21/2014 - 10/26/2014
495 W. Dickson St. , Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Get ready for this 1920s-era feel-good musical, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering costumes and an unlikely love story between a wealthy playboy and a ro...
Oct 23 Thursday

Sister Act The Musical - Conway

201 Donaghey Ave. , Conway
University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall
SISTER ACT tells the hilarious story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the las...
Oct 23 Thursday

Mountain Village 1890 Haunted History Tour - Bull Shoals

10/23/2014 - 11/1/2014
1392 N 77th E. Ave., Bull Shoals
1/4 mile behind Harps
Join a real paranormal investigator as your explore an actively haunted 19th century ghost town. Learn the history of the area and structures on the property while search...
Oct 24 Friday

Alphonso Trent Birthday Celebration - Fort Smith

320 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Museum of History
Celebrate the birthday of Fort Smith, Arkansas native and well-known jazz musician, Alphonso Trent with a free lunch hour jazz concert at the Fort Smith Museum of Histor...
Oct 25 Saturday

Garvan Woodland Gardens: Masque! Masks Using Nature's Materials Workshop - Hot Springs

540 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs
Weyerhaeuser Bonsai Center
All Hallows Eve is much more than a time for costumed children expecting candy. Hear the story of how this agricultural celebration became a religious holy day and then ...
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 29 Wednesday

Straight No Chaser - Conway

201 Donaghey Ave. , Conway
University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall
The group originally formed over a dozen years ago while students together at Indiana University, the group has reassembled and reemerged as a phenomenon. They are an ama...
Oct 30 Thursday

Holiday Side Dishes - Little Rock

3303 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock
Pulaski Tech Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Institute
5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Fill your table with flavorful, colorful and nutritious dishes using a variety of beans, grains, fruits and vegetables. Recipe packet included. Instructo...
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...
Nov 1 Saturday

Gourd Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Gourds have been used for centuries for a variety of artistic and practical purposes. Join the fun and learn how to shape and decorate these unusual plants. Please dress ...
Nov 3 Monday

Blue Man Group - Conway

11/3/2014 - 11/4/2014
201 Donaghey Ave. , Conway
University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall
WARNING: This production of Blue Man Group contains the use of strobe lights, theatrical haze, fog and very loud music. Please note the first three rows of patrons may be...
Nov 6 Thursday

Cameron Carpenter - Fayetteville

495 W. Dickson St. , Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Cameron Carpenter is smashing the stereotypes of organ music, filling venues around the world with the sounds of his International Touring Organ – a digital organ of Carp...
Nov 6 Thursday

WARFIELD CONCERTS PRESENTS GOLDEN DRAGON ACROBATS - Helena-West Helena

P.O. Box 256, Helena-West Helena
Lily Peter Auditorium
The Golden Dragon Acrobats represent the best of a time honored tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago. The Golden Dragons are recognized throughout the...
Nov 7 Friday

New York Standards Quartet - Fayetteville

495 W. Dickson St. , Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
When the foursome first formed, the concept was straightforward: play the jazz standards they love and grew up with, but with lots of freedom and room for interpretation....
Nov 7 Friday

Wildwood Park's Wine Reserve Dinner - Little Rock

20919 Denny Road, Little Rock
Chenal Country Club
Features five delicious courses created by chefs for the Arkansas Governor's Mansion and paired with unique wines chosen by renowned sommelier Jonathan Looney. This elega...
Nov 7 Friday

Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Hot Springs Historic District
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 ...
Nov 8 Saturday

Picture Day - Gillett

Arkansas Post Museum, Gillett
Main House
Bring your old family photos to the museum to have them scanned and put onto a CD for you to keep, print, and share with family and friends. This mini-workshop will focus...
Nov 8 Saturday

Trial by Jury Dinner - Washington

PO Box 129, Washington
Williams' Tavern Restaurant
Justice is served and you are the jury. After enjoying an evening meal at Williams’ Tavern Restaurant, guests will proceed to the 1836 Courthouse. There they will t...
Nov 8 Saturday

Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) Masterworks I Concert - Fayetteville

495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville
Walton Art Center's Baum Walker Hall
The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) kicks off its 60th Anniversary Season with this Masterworks I concert. Under the baton of acclaimed Music Director Paul Haas, So...
Nov 8 Saturday

Classic Comfort Foods Dutch Oven Workshop - Powhatan

Lake Charles State Park, Powhatan
Visitor Center
What better way to get ready for winter weather than learning how to cook some classic comfort foods in a cast iron Dutch oven?  Outdoor camp cooking is a longstandi...
Nov 8 Saturday

"Just Desserts" Dutch Oven Outdoor Cooking Workshop - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Visitor Center
Learn about the joys of Dutch oven outdoor cooking and enjoy some sweet treats. We will make a few desserts as we discuss the history and process of cooking over a fire w...
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 14 Friday

Jake Shimabukuro - Fayetteville

495 W. Dickson St. , Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Experience a night out with a musical “hero,” as declared by Rolling Stone. Hawaiian ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro is fresh, hip and virtuosic. Shimabukuro first won ac...
Nov 15 Saturday

Basket Weaving Workshop - Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center Lakeview Room
Basket making was an important task for every pioneer. Weave your own basket in this hands-on class and reflect on those who lived in this area before it was a State Park...
Nov 18 Tuesday

Common – A Distinguished Lecture - Conway

201 Donaghey Ave. , Conway
University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall
Common is a musician, actor and author but is best known as the “King of Conscious Hip Hop”. He is one of music’s most poetic and respected lyricists with over nine alb...
Nov 20 Thursday

15th Annual Taste of the Holidays - Hot Springs

500 Mid America Blvd, Hot Springs
The Arlington Hotel
Taste of the Holidays is a time to enjoy Hot Springs' finest food and drink. All proceeds from ticket sales and silent auction benefit the Mid-America Science Museum....
Nov 21 Friday

The Dan Band - Fayetteville

495 W. Dickson St. , Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Dan Finnerty first caught America’s attention as the foul-mouthed wedding singer in the hit film “Old School,” followed by appearances in “Starsky and Hutch” and “The Han...
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 22 Saturday

Ballroom With A Twist - Conway

201 Donaghey Ave. , Conway
University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall
Blend “Dancing with the Stars,” “American Idol,” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” pour it onto the stage and you get Ballroom with a Twist. Conceived and choreographed ...
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

Christmas Basket Weaving Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
There is something about weaving a basket that takes you back to a simpler time and place.  With today’s busy lifestyle, we all need to find a relaxing and enj...
Nov 25 Tuesday

Elf The Musical - Fayetteville

11/25/2014 - 11/26/2014
495 W. Dickson St. , Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Based on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Elf the Musical is “happy enough for families, savvy enough for city kids and plenty smart for adults!” says Variety. Don’t...
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 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

Christmas with the Annie Moses Band - Mountain Home

Amanda Herd, Mountain Home
The Vada Sheid on the ASUMH campus
The Annie Moses Band’s innovative sound has delighted audiences around the world - in record breaking numbers of airings on PBS and on stages as diverse as Carnegie Hall ...
Dec 4 Thursday

Clint Black Christmas With You - Fayetteville

495 W. Dickson St. , Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Long heralded as one of country music’s brightest stars, the singer/songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist and occasional actor, Clint Black promises to deliv...
Dec 5 Friday

Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Hot Springs Historic District
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 ...
Dec 6 Saturday

Basket Weaving Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Making baskets was an important task for every pioneer.  Visit a simpler time as you weave your own casserole basket in this hands-on beginner's workshop. Class...
Dec 6 Saturday

28th Annual Christmas and Candlelight - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
You and your family will be in awe of the natural beauty that candlelit streets provide as you stroll through our historic village. The homes of yesterday are adorne...
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

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 7 Sunday

A Christmas Carol - Conway

201 Donaghey Ave. , Conway
University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall
A powerful story of redemption, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, has enchanted audiences the world over with its simple message of selfless giving. Ebenezer Scrooge, ...
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

Encore: 50 Years on Stage at the SAAC - El Dorado

12/11/2014 - 12/14/2014
110 East 5th Street, El Dorado
Behind Memorial Stadium
A celebration in song and spoken word that looks back over 50 years of entertaining South Arkansas. ...
Dec 12 Friday

Basket Weaving - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center

The mounds at Toltec were built by the Plum Bayou people one basket at a time. Come join a park interpreter and learn to weave your own basket to use...

Dec 13 Saturday

28th Annual Christmas and Candlelight - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
You and your family will be in awe of the natural beauty that our candlelit streets provide as you stroll through our historic village. The homes of yesterday are ad...
Dec 13 Saturday

Christmas Buffet and Holiday Concert - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Skillet Restaurant and White Oak Auditorium
Enjoy a delicious holiday meal at the Skillet Restaurant and then get ready for the holiday season with a special evening ...
Dec 16 Tuesday

Lime Light - Springdale

12/16/2014 - 5/16/2015
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A photo exhibit about the history of the lime industry in the Arkansas Ozarks....
Dec 20 Saturday

Randy Newman with CSO - Conway

201 Donaghey Ave. , Conway
University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall
Randy Newman is a legendary singer-songwriter, arranger, composer and pianist who is known for his distinctive voice, mordant pop songs and vast array of film scores. Sin...
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 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

Tinkering Studio - Pine Bluff

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2015
701 S. Main Street, Pine Bluff
870-536-3375   •   ASC701.org
The Tinkering Studio is an interactive, playful, hands-on creative space for visitors to use familiar objects in unfamiliar ways. The Tinkering Studio creates a space for...
Jan 3 Saturday

8th Annual Arkansas Short - Hot Springs

134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
The Arlington Resort and Spa
A night of short film is an annual event showcasing short film by natives and current residents of Arkansas. The films, 10 minutes or less, are directed by professionals,...
Jan 6 Tuesday

Bill Garrison/DeLeath Ludgwig Exhibition - El Dorado

1/6/2015 - 1/30/2015
110 East 5th Street, El Dorado
Behind Memorial Stadium
Bill Garrison is rapidly becoming one of Arkansas's premier landscape artists. He has won numerous awards for his work and he can be found in many public and private coll...
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 13 Tuesday

Hugo and Gayne Preller's "House of Light" - Helena-West Helena

1/13/2015 - 4/4/2015
141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Delta Cultural Center
During the early 1900s, photographers Hugo and Gayne Preller and their family traveled the Mississippi and White Rivers in their "floating studio". The result was the lar...
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

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers - Conway

201 Donaghey Ave. , Conway
University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall
“Goin’ courting” has never been as much fun as in this rip-roaring stage version of the popular MGM movie. Set in Oregon in 1850, it is the story of Millie, a young brid...
Jan 16 Friday

Exploring the Frontier: Arkansas 1540–1840 - Pine Bluff

1/16/2015 - 9/3/2015
701 S. Main Street, Pine Bluff
Exploring the Frontier offers a glimpse into Arkansas’ colonial past. Throughout Exploring the Frontier are exhibits that explore mathematical concepts such as problem so...
Jan 17 Saturday

Loom Weaving Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Without modern conveniences, pioneers often had to make whatever they needed. Follow in their footsteps as you learn how to weave your own placemats. Take home your proje...
Jan 21 Wednesday

"Loosen Up with Aquamedia Painting" Workshop - Fort Smith

1/21/2015 - 1/23/2015
1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
479-784-2787   •   fsram.org
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
Artist Robert Burridge conducts this three-day workshop. Burridge’s popular “Loosen Up” workshops nurture individual success and personal enrichment with a big emphasis o...
Jan 24 Saturday

Rug Crafting Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Ever wonder what our ancestors did with old clothing before the Salvation Army existed? Well, they recycled the fabric into many things! This workshop teaches the art of ...
Jan 24 Saturday

Dancing with the Stars "Washington Style" - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
WPA Gym
Dance experience is not required for a fun evening of dance and fellowship! Join the staff of Historic Washington for an exciting class that will...
Jan 24 Saturday

Here Comes the Bride - Rogers

1/24/2015 - 5/30/2015
322 S. 2nd Street, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
Discover the wedding customs of the past....
Jan 26 Monday

"Out of the Darkroom" - Springdale

1/26/2015 - 1/9/2016
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
A photo exhibit featuring images from the Shiloh Museum collection chosen by photographer Don House. ...
Jan 31 Saturday

Craft Day at the Park: Crochet and Whisk Broom Workshops - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
Would you like to learn skills practiced by Arkansas pioneers? Join us for a fun craft day as artisans from the Ozark Folk Center State Park teach the basic skills of cro...
Feb 3 Tuesday

Mike Spain Exhibition - El Dorado

2/3/2015 - 2/27/2015
110 East 5th Street, El Dorado
Behind Memorial Stadium
A vigorous and creative artist, he is constantly experimenting with different subjects and techniques which are then applied to an amazing variety of images from traditio...
Feb 4 Wednesday

Mena Art Gallery Fiber Arts Show - Mena

2/4/2015 - 3/4/2015
607 Mena Street, Mena
Downtown Mena
This is a fiber arts show that features the various aspects of fiber: knitting/crochet, embroidery/needlepoint, spinning/weaving, and quilting....
Feb 5 Thursday

Lecture by Jessica Fellowes - Conway

201 Donaghey Ave. , Conway
University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall
Jessica Fellowes is an author, journalist and public speaker and is best known for her work as author of the #1 best-selling The World of Downton Abbey and its follow up ...
Feb 5 Thursday

Works by Tom Richard and Robert Reep - Pine Bluff

2/5/2015 - 6/19/2015
701 S. Main Street, Pine Bluff
870-536-3375   •   ASC701.org
Found objects and found images abound in the playful work of Tom Richard and Robert Reep. Richard’s two-dimensional work appropriates imagery of action figures, processed...
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 7 Saturday

Pearl Stringing Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Freshwater pearls from the bottom of the Black River have been a large part of our local history, but what do you do with the pearls once they’re found? Join our st...
Feb 7 Saturday

Basket Weaving Workshop - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Meeting Room
Take some time to learn a new hobby based on an old necessity. Basket weaving has been around for centuries, but is still a great way to make beautiful gifts and decorati...
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 12 Thursday

HSU Theatre Production-Proposals - Arkadelphia

2/12/2015 - 2/14/2015
HSU Box 7823, Arkadelphia
Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre
Play by Neil Simon. Starts at 7:30pm....
Feb 13 Friday

Valentines' Dinner and Show - Mountain View

2/13/2015 - 2/14/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Skillet Restaurant and White Oak Auditorium
Visit us for a special evening with a romantic dinner for two and a relaxed evening music show, then stay overnight in our cozy cabins. Contact the park for reservations ...
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 19 Thursday

Ozark Quilter's Retreat - Mountain View

2/19/2015 - 2/21/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Three days of quilting, relaxation, and fun with other quilters. There are several packages and different classes available. Contact the park for details. Registration de...
Feb 21 Saturday

Frontier Days at the Hill of Five Trails - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
The frontier spirit still lives on the Southwest Trail! Experience frontier life and learn what it took to survive as an early Arkansas settler. Join staff as they introd...
Feb 21 Saturday

Beginner’s Basket Weaving Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
There is something about weaving a basket that takes you back to a simpler time and place. This basic basket is the perfect introduction to the relaxing and enjoyable hob...
Feb 21 Saturday

Corn Husk Doll Workshop - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Meeting Room
Corn husk dolls have grown from simple toys used by children of the Native Americans and settlers into beautiful decorations. In this workshop you will learn about the ma...
Feb 21 Saturday

Sandal Weaving Workshop - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
The prehistoric Arkansans performed many tasks to make their lives more comfortable. Sandal weaving likely was one of those tasks. Come learn how to make twined sandals s...
Feb 21 Saturday

Beginner's Crochet Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
Think crochet is too complicated? Think again! Join us to learn basic crochet stitches and how to read beginner-level crochet patterns. Leave with a started project, patt...
Feb 24 Tuesday

The Great Gatsby - Conway

201 Donaghey Ave. , Conway
University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall
One of the great cautionary tales about the American Dream, The Great Gatsby is now brought to the stage by Montana Repertory Theatre. For mysterious and wealthy Jay Gats...
Feb 27 Friday

Twelfth Night - El Dorado

2/27/2015 - 3/8/2015
110 East 5th Street, El Dorado
Behind Memorial Stadium
Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves. Performan...
Feb 28 Saturday

Knitting Workshop - Wynne

Village Creek State Park, Wynne
Meeting Room
Have you always admired your grandmother’s knitted scarves, hats, and sweaters, but never thought you could recreate them? You can, and it’s easier than you m...
Feb 28 Saturday

Victorian Wedding - Rogers

2/28/2015 - 4/25/2015
322 S. 2nd Street, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
Discover the wedding customs of the past through guided tour of the 1895 Hawkins House....
Mar 1 Sunday

Art Paintings By Don Draper - Rogers

3/1/2015 - 4/30/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
The Museum will have an exhibit featuring art work by Don Draper....
Mar 1 Sunday

Hawkins House Wedding - Rogers

3/1/2015 - 5/22/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
The Hawkins House will be set up to exhibit a typical wedding of the time. ...
Mar 3 Tuesday

Women of Ireland - Conway

201 Donaghey Ave. , Conway
University of Central Arkansas Reynolds Performance Hall
Women of Ireland is an innovative and exciting full stage production which showcases the next generation of Ireland’s leading female performers. The show demonstrates the...
Mar 3 Tuesday

Neil Berg's 100 Years of Broadway - Hot Springs Village

3/3/2015 - 3/6/2015
895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Woodlands Auditorium
Recreating the greatest moments from the finest shows of the century, “100 Years of Broadway” lights up the stage with Broadway Classics!...
Mar 3 Tuesday

Julia Slaughter/Kelly Campbell/Cindy Holmes Exhibition - El Dorado

3/3/2015 - 3/30/2015
110 East 5th Street, El Dorado
Behind Memorial Stadium
Award winning artists Julia Slaughter and Kelly Campbell fill the Merkle and Price Galleries with stunning acrylics and pastels. Cindy Holmes' work will be on exhibition ...
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

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...
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 7 Saturday

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers - Forrest City

1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City
EACC Fine Arts Center
“Goin’ courting” has never been as much fun as in this rip-roaring stage version of the popular MGM movie. Set in Oregon in 1850, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers tells th...
Mar 7 Saturday

Illinois Jane and the Pyramid of Peril - Springdale

3/7/2015 - 3/8/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
The mysteries of Ancient Egypt and an adventurous young woman brings a comedy full of fun for all ages. By Colorado Tolston....
Mar 7 Saturday

After the Battle - Rogers

3/7/2015 - 8/5/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
An exhibit showing life after the Civil War. ...
Mar 12 Thursday

Mountain View Bluegrass Festival - Mountain View

3/12/2015 - 3/14/2015
P.O. Box 133, Mountain View
Bluegrass Festival to be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the large auditorium of the Ozark Folk Center. Great bluegrass music all weekend long. Single day pass or...
Mar 12 Thursday

Mountain View Bluegrass Association Annual Spring Bluegrass Festival - Mountain View

3/12/2015 - 3/14/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
Held at the Ozark Folk Center State Park and sponsored and produced by the Mountain View Blue Grass Association.  Visit www.mountainview-bluegrass.com for informatio...
Mar 12 Thursday

The Music Man at the Royal Theatre - Benton

3/12/2015 - 3/22/2015
2998 Oakbrook, Benton
Royal Theatre
There is trouble in River City, but it's fun at the Royal in this stage production of Meredith Willson's musical....
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

31st Annual Southwestern Regional Rendezvous - Leslie

3/13/2015 - 3/21/2015
210 West 21st Street, Leslie
Intersection of State Highway 66 and Old Highway 66
Pre-1840s American Fur Trade era rendezvous re-enactment. This is the first time Arkansas has hosted this rendezvous in approximately 10 years. Rifle/pistol and smooth b...
Mar 14 Saturday

Table Topper Quilting Workshop - Scott

Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Did you know that March is National Quilting Month? Join us at the Plantation Agriculture Museum to celebrate this month and discover your own creative skills in the cra...
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

Dutch Oven Workshop: St. Patrick’s Day - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Some of the early settlers in Powhatan were of Irish ancestry and brought with them the favorite dishes of their homeland. Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with us ...
Mar 14 Saturday

ASO Pops Here to Stay, A Gershwin Experience - Little Rock

3/14/2015 - 3/15/2015
PO Box 7328, Little Rock
Pulaski Academy Connor Performing Arts Center
Join the ASO in a celebration of the music of George and Ira Gershwin. Hear favorites like “Rhapsody in Blue,” “Someone to Watch Over Me,” “I Got Rhythm,” and more, perfo...
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 15 Sunday

Tales from the South - Springdale

214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
The unique, radio showcase of Southern writers broadcasts locally on KUAF. Host Paula Morell chooses local writers and musicians. Also includes a Southern Sunday Night Su...
Mar 19 Thursday

The Fatum Crittenden Jazz Orchestra - Jonesboro

P.O. Box 2339, Jonesboro
Arkansas State University Fowler Center
The members of the FCJO are recent graduates from the top conservatory programs in the U.S. Young, but already experienced performers with over 90 performances in three y...
Mar 21 Saturday

Imagine A New Rogers Historical Museum - Rogers

317 W walnut, Rogers
Rogers Historical Museum
An exhibit to show how the new Rogers Historical Museum will look....
Mar 21 Saturday

The Music of ABBA - El Dorado

217 South Jefferson, El Dorado
The Auditorium
The very best music of the disco era band that created a sensation around the world. Oh, Mama Mia! with original ABBA band members. Also featuring the band Arrival from S...
Mar 21 Saturday

Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestra - Pine Bluff

P. O. Box 1594, Pine Bluff
Pine Bluff Convention Center Auditorium
"Exotic Inspirations", a variety of symphonic favorites by composers Rimsky-Korsakov, Maris von Weber, Griffes, and Piazzolla....
Mar 21 Saturday

Music In The Mountains Show - Horseshoe Bend

811 2nd Street, Horseshoe Bend
Historic Horseshoe Bend Theatre
A lively musical variety show featuring country, blues, gospel, contemporary and bluegrass music. The show is held every third Saturday at 6:00 pm in the historic Horses...
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

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 23 Monday

Ozark Folk School - Spring Session - Mountain View

3/23/2015 - 3/27/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
A week of crafts, friendships, and fun. Sign up by March 1 for classes in traditional and contemporary crafts, herbs, and cooking. 
Mar 28 Saturday

A Trial by Jury Dinner Party - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Justice is served and you are the jury. After enjoying an evening Dutch oven meal, guests will proceed to the 1888 Courthouse. There, they will take part in a living hist...
Mar 28 Saturday

Basket Weaving for Kids - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Pavilion 2
Basket making is an ancient art that was practiced by both Native Americans and early pioneers on Crowley's Ridge. Cap off your spring break and bring the kids to this ha...
Mar 28 Saturday

String Quilt Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
When people faced economic hardships in the early part of the 20th century, it was often difficult to fashion a quilt from new materials. Instead, strips of leftover fabr...
Mar 29 Sunday

Jeanne Robertson - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Comedienne Jeanne Robertson’s best-known anecdotes include “Don’t Go to Vegas Without A Baptist,” “Don’t Bungee Jump Naked,” and “Don’t Send a Man to the Grocery Store.” ...
Mar 31 Tuesday

The Latin Graffiti of Herculaneum and the Language of Social Media - Conway

1600 Washington Avenue, Conway
Mills Lecture Hall C
Holly Sypniewski, current chair of the Classics program at Millsaps College, is documenting and analyzing the Latin graffiti of Herculaneum which shows us how the Latin l...
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

Herbal Field Trip and Medicinal Workshop - Mountain View

4/3/2015 - 4/4/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Demonstrations and hands-on instruction to build your knowledge base of beneficial plants. An Herbal Luncheon is incl...
Apr 3 Friday

14th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest - Batesville

4/3/2015 - 4/4/2015
195 Peel Road, Batesville
Independence Hall, Univ of AR Community College
An eclectic celebration of the cinema arts. Includes film screenings, filmmaker discussions and panel, live performance, and social gatherings....
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

From Scraps to Quilt: A Beginner’s Quilting Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
The art of quilting has been handed down through generations of Americans. Become a part of this tradition, and discover how to design and create beautiful and functional...
Apr 4 Saturday

Soap Making Workshop - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Pavilion 2
Soap making is as easy as following a recipe. Soap was commonly made at home by settlers of Crowley's Ridge. Learn the art of modern soap making with the cold-process met...
Apr 9 Thursday

HSU Theatre Production-Love's Labour's Lost - Arkadelphia

4/9/2015 - 4/11/2015
HSU box 7823, Arkadelphia
Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre
...
Apr 9 Thursday

Arkansas Historical Association 74th Annual Conference 2015 - West Memphis

4/9/2015 - 4/11/2015
MAIN 416, West Memphis
"To Bind up the Nation's Wounds" is this year's theme. This conference will focus on the final year of the Civil War in Arkansas....
Apr 9 Thursday

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike - Rogers

4/9/2015 - 4/12/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Hilariously silly, fast-paced, and full of smart Chekov references, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is the story of middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia, who share ...
Apr 10 Friday

14th Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest - Batesville

4/10/2015 - 4/11/2015
195 Peel Road, Batesville
Independence Hall, Univ of AR Community College
An eclectic celebration of the cinema arts. Includes film screenings, filmmaker discussions and panel, live performance, and social gatherings....
Apr 10 Friday

To Kill a Mockingbird - Searcy

4/10/2015 - 4/12/2015
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Corner of Gum and Arch Avenue
Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning book of 1961. Atticus Finch is a lawyer in a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930's. He agrees to defend a young black ...
Apr 10 Friday

Sweep In - Mountain View

4/10/2015 - 4/12/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
"Sweep in" to this unique gathering of broom squires from around the continent. Pre-registration required...
Apr 10 Friday

Much Ado About Nothing - Springdale

4/10/2015 - 4/12/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Mistaken identities, misheard conversations, and misguided decisions all stand in the way of true love; but in this comedy by William Shakespeare, it's all (spoiler alert...
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

Market Basket Weaving Workshop - Scott

Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
Throughout the decades basket weaving has been a decorative and quintessential part of our homes. Bring out a friend and connect with a local weaver here at the Plantati...
Apr 11 Saturday

Flint Knapping Workshop - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Immerse yourself in the ancient art of flint knapping. See how American Indians in Arkansas used flint and other materials to make primitive weapons and try your hand at ...
Apr 13 Monday

HSU Theatre Production-Love's Labour's Lost - Arkadelphia

HSU Box 7823, Arkadelphia
Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre
7:30pm...
Apr 16 Thursday

HSU Theatre Production-Love's Labour's Lost - Arkadelphia

4/16/2015 - 4/18/2015
HSU Box 7823, Arkadelphia
Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre
7:30pm...
Apr 17 Friday

Much Ado About Nothing - Springdale

4/17/2015 - 4/18/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Mistaken identities, misheard conversations, and misguided decisions all stand in the way of true love; but in this comedy by William Shakespeare, it's all (spoiler alert...
Apr 17 Friday

To Kill a Mockingbird - Searcy

4/17/2015 - 4/19/2015
219 W. Arch Avenue, Searcy
Corner of Gum and Arch Avenue
Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize winning book of 1961. Atticus Finch is a lawyer in a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930's. He agrees to defend a young black ...
Apr 17 Friday

Ballet Arkansas - Little Rock

4/17/2015 - 4/19/2015
601 Main Street, Little Rock
Arkansas Repertory Theatre Cindy Murphy Auditorium
...
Apr 17 Friday

Historic Powhatan School of the Lady - Powhatan

4/17/2015 - 4/19/2015
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
This two and a half day school focuses on teaching female living historians and re-enactors the life of a lady in 19th century America. Immerse yourself in Victorian-era ...
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

The Time Jumpers - Vince Gill - Forrest City

1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City
EACC Fine Arts Center
The Time Jumpers featuring Country Music Hall of Famer Vince Gill, Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears, and “Ranger Doug” Green combine 11 of country’s best musicians. This supergrou...
Apr 18 Saturday

Wendy Whelan Restless Creature - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
The New York Times calls Wendy Whelan America’s greatest contemporary ballerina. Her captivating dancing with the New York City Ballet thrilled audiences for 29 years, an...
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 20 Monday

EARQUAKE! - Fort Smith

5111 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
ArcBest Performing Arts Center
The Fort Smith Symphony presents the annual award-winning "EARQUAKE" as part of the Educational Concert Series to more than 3,000 six graders from six counties in Arkansa...
Apr 23 Thursday

38th Annual Dulcimer Jamboree - Mountain View

4/23/2015 - 4/25/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Three days of workshops, jams, and special concerts featuring some of the best instructors for both Mountain and Hammered Dulcimers. Try different instructors, each teach...
Apr 23 Thursday

Sultana Commemoration 150th Anniversary - Marion

4/23/2015 - 4/26/2015
13 Military Rd., Marion
A full weekend of commemorative events will take place to commemorate the sinking of the SS Sultana -- a Mississippi Riverboat whose destruction in an explosion on April ...
Apr 23 Thursday

Superior Donuts - Fayetteville

4/23/2015 - 4/26/2015
PO Box 4188, Fayetteville
TheatreSquared
Arthur Przybyszewski, the cantankerous proprietor of a run-down donut shop in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, may have met his match in Franco, an ambitious teenager ...
Apr 23 Thursday

To Kill a Mockingbird at the Royal Theatre - Benton

4/23/2015 - 5/3/2015
2998 Oakbrook, Benton
Royal Theatre
This is the stage production of Harper Lee's American classic. Thursday-Saturday performances at 7 p.m. Sunday matinee at 2 p.m....
Apr 24 Friday

Arkansas Jazz Experience - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Quapaw Bathhouse
Fourth Friday of the month, April-August, the Arkansas Jazz Combo presents a special guest musician in an intimate performance in an historic bathhouse building....
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

Founders Day - Mountainburg

Lake Fort Smith State Park, Mountainburg
Visitor Center
Join us as we celebrate the intrepid pioneers that settled the Boston Mountains of the Ozarks. Learn about the families that settled this region, their traditions,...
Apr 25 Saturday

Excerpts from "Sleeping Beauty" - Fort Smith

P. O. Box 10071, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Convention Center
7:30 p.m. Presented by Western Arkansas Ballet....
Apr 26 Sunday

Jewish Food and Cultural Festival - Little Rock

18 Corporate Hill Drive, Suite 204, Little Rock
War Memorial Stadium
The festival offers traditional Jewish foods, baked goods, and Israeli cuisine with breakfast at 8:30 a.m., as well as Jewish cultural and religious booths, sales of Juda...
Apr 26 Sunday

Excerpts from "Sleeping Beauty" - Fort Smith

P. O. Box 10071, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Convention Center
2:30 p.m. Presented by Western Arkansas Ballet....
Apr 26 Sunday

HSU Dance Company in Concert - Arkadelphia

4/26/2015 - 4/28/2015
HSU Box 7823, Arkadelphia
Arkansas Hall Auditorium
Enjoy the show on April 26 at 2:30 p.m. and on April 27 & 28 at 7:30 p.m. ...
Apr 30 Thursday

Taste of the Valley - Russellville

320 W. C St., Russellville
Russellville Depot
Award-winning tasting party featuring a delicious assortment of food and drink provided by River Valley restaurants, caterers, vineyards, and food service institutions. L...
Apr 30 Thursday

The Aonian/Murphy Programs Literary Contest Winners’ Reception and Reading - Conway

1600 Washington Avenue, Conway
Murphy Seminar Room
This annual celebration will present the winners of the Hendrix-Murphy Literary Contest, who will read their entries during a reception, which will also celebrate the deb...
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

Airing of the Quilts - Greenwood

5/1/2015 - 5/2/2015
3316 E. Clarks Chapel Rd, Greenwood
Pavilion
More than 100 quilts displayed in an exquisite setting nestled between the Ozarks and Ouachita Mountains. Tea Room, raffle quilt, and vendors. Proceeds benefit South Seba...
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

Sharp's Show - Hindsville

5/1/2015 - 5/3/2015
317 W Walnut, Hindsville
Adjacent to War Eagle Fair
Sharp's Show of War Eagle rounds out the craft fairs in the War Eagle Community, is held adjacent to the War Eagle Fair. The fair has over 250 booths offering visitors a ...
May 1 Friday

Eureka Thyme May 2015 Shows - Eureka Springs

5/1/2015 - 5/31/2015
19 Spring Street, Eureka Springs
Across from Basin Hotel and Park
Our featured artists for the month of May are Carol Dickie, Sandy Starbird, Van Hollow Pottery, and Judith Ann Griffith. Specific shows are on weekends, but their work wi...
May 1 Friday

67th Annual River Valley Invitational - Fort Smith

5/1/2015 - 7/31/2015
1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
This annual invitational is a national competitive exhibition that has been hosted by the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum since its inception in 1948. The purpose of the e...
May 2 Saturday

23rd Annual Mayhaw Festival - El Dorado

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

ACO Chorale Spring Concert - Springdale

214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
This great musical ensemble features vocalists from all over Northwest Arkansas creating beautiful music together....
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

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 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

The Other Place - Rogers

5/7/2015 - 5/10/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Fresh from Broadway and first in Arkansas is the compelling The Other Place by Sharr White with performances May 1-3, 7-10, 2015....
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

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 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

Terri Logan Gallery Event - Eureka Springs

67 Spring Street, Eureka Springs
historic downtown Eureka Springs
Nationally recognized jewelry artist Terri Logan will bring her fine stone abstract jewelry to Zarks Gallery in Eureka Springs. Many of the work features petoskey stones...
May 9 Saturday

Mothers Day Button Bracelet Workshop - Scott

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

Romantic Giants - El Dorado

217 South Jefferson, El Dorado
The Auditorium
Brahms: violin Concerto; Beethoven: Symphony No. 5; Stephanie Chase, violin and Kermit Poling, conductor...
May 9 Saturday

ASO Pops Ashley Brown’s Broadway - Little Rock

5/9/2015 - 5/10/2015
PO Box 7328, Little Rock
Pulaski Academy Connor Performing Arts Center
Fresh from her run as Mary Poppins on Broadway, Ashley Brown and your ASO take over the stage with thrilling renditions of Broadway favorites. Featuring hits like “Nothin...
May 10 Sunday

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

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

Quapaw Quarter Association's 51st Spring Tour of Homes - Little Rock

615 E Capitol, Little Rock
Locations around downtown
Join the QQA for our annual celebration of preservation by touring historic homes in the downtown area....
May 10 Sunday

Mother's Day Tea at the Clayton House - Fort Smith

2 North B Street, Fort Smith
Features seating inside and out of the historic house museum in the heart of the Belle Grove Historic District. Proceeds go towards the continued preservation of the circ...
May 14 Thursday

Timber! - Fayetteville

5/14/2015 - 5/15/2015
P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
It’s all about stunts and acrobatics in this toe-tapping musical by French Canadian circus company Cirque Alfonse. Taking inspiration from the woods surrounding their own...
May 14 Thursday

Thumbpicking Weekend Workshops - Mountain View

5/14/2015 - 5/16/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building and Music Auditorium
A gathering of guitarists dedicated to the thumb-picking tradition made popular by Merle Travis. Weekend events include instruction and workshops with some of the country...
May 15 Friday

Hansel and Gretel - Little Rock

5/15/2015 - 5/17/2015
P.O. Box 25812, Little Rock
Arkansas Arts Center
Arkansas Festival Ballet presents Hansel and Gretel, a storybook ballet....
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

The Gruffalo's Child - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
The Gruffalo’s Child begins with a warning: no Gruffalo should ever set foot alone in the deep, dark woods. But one wild and windy night, the Gruffalo’s daughter tiptoes ...
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

Girl Scout Rocker Day - Scott

Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park, Scott
Visitor Center

Girl Scouts are invited to earn three of the six rockers designed to fit around their Toltec Mounds Girl Scout Day Patch. Girls will spend the day pa...

May 16 Saturday

Spring Dance Concert - Van Buren

P. O. Box 10071, Van Buren
Van Buren School District Fine Arts Center
Western Arkansas Ballet presents their annual Spring Dance Concert....
May 16 Saturday

Chamber Spring Bluegrass Festival - Washington

P.O.Box 1543, Washington
lawn of the 1874 Courthouse
Bluegrass music festival featuring local, regional, and nationally known groups....
May 16 Saturday

Kathleen Madigan: Madigan Again - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Over Kathleen Madigan’s 25-year career, she’s gone from one-nighters to theater gigs to headlining Vegas and once even packing in 300 nights on the road in a single year....
May 16 Saturday

Fate and the Phoenix - Fort Smith

5111 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
ArcBest Performing Arts Center
The Fort Smith Symphony presents an exciting season-closing concert with works by Stravinsky, Beethoven and others. Violinist Bojidara Kouzmanova will perform Sarasate's...
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 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 18 Monday

Civil War Roundtable of the Delta - Helena-West Helena

141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Beth El Heritage Hall
Dr. John House with the Arkansas Archeological Survey and Mark Christ with the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will discuss the discovery of the "Fagan Six" in Hel...
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

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

Arkansas Jazz Experience - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Quapaw Bathhouse
Fourth Friday of the month, April-August, the Arkansas Jazz Combo presents a special guest musician in an intimate performance in an historic bathhouse building....
May 23 Saturday

Hickory Hill Park Gospel Music - Hot Springs

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

Fancy Nancy - Live at the Perot Theatre - Texarkana

321 West Fourth Street, Texarkana
Perot Theatre in Downtown Texarkana
The story of Fancy Nancy follows Nancy and her friends Bree, Rhonda, Wanda,and Lionel, who are going to be performing in their very first show, "Deep Sea Dances." Nancy i...
May 24 Sunday

Bushwackers and Scallywags - Civil War on the Sylamore - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
Immerse yourself in the realities of the Civil War in the Ozark mountain borderlands between the north and south. This outdoor presentation begins in the large auditorium...
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 30 Saturday

Tribute to Johnny Cash Concert - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
Tonight we pay tribute to one of Arkansas's best-loved musicians with an all star band led by Johnny’s original drummer,  W.S. “Fluke” Holland....
May 31 Sunday

20th Annual Hot Springs Music Festival - Hot Springs

5/31/2015 - 6/13/2015
468 Prospect Avenue, Hot Springs
Historic Downtown Hot Springs
The Hot Springs Music Festival’s mission is twofold: (1) to provide performance experience and mentorship opportunities to especially talented international pre-professio...
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

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

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

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

Autoharp Extravaganza - Mountain View

6/4/2015 - 6/6/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Three days of workshops and performances with the country’s best instructors and performers. Try different instructors, each teaching all levels of playing skill. C...
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

Batesville Area Arts Council Summer Celebration - Batesville

226 E Main Street, Batesville
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Along with dinner, drinks, and a silent auction, there will also be live music performed by Danny Dozier, Sarah Roark, & John Parks. The silent a...
Jun 5 Friday

1st Friday Crafts - Scott

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

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 5 Friday

August: Osage County - Little Rock

6/5/2015 - 6/21/2015
601 Main Street, Little Rock
Arkansas Repertory Theatre Cindy Murphy Auditorium
One of the most critically acclaimed plays in recent Broadway history, featuring a darkly comedic portrait of the dysfunctional American family at its finest and absolute...
Jun 6 Saturday

5th Annual Dance Fusion - Fort Smith

P. O. Box 10071, Fort Smith
Blue Lion Theatre
7:30 pm. Enjoy an array of talent and dance from our aspiring choreographers as we debut diverse pieces created and directed by our 2014-2015 Western Arkansas Ballet Pre-...
Jun 6 Saturday

Gourd Workshop - Pocahontas

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

Family History Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Come discover your ancestors by learning to do effective genealogy research at Powhatan Historic State Park! Topics covered will include oral history, using archival reco...
Jun 7 Sunday

Lorraine Cranford Summer Dance Workshop - Fort Smith

6/7/2015 - 6/12/2015
P. O. Box 10071, Fort Smith
Western Arkansas Ballet Studio
An intensive workshop for students 11 and up with a minimum of two years classical ballet training. The workshop features three levels of instruction, four hours of class...
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 11 Thursday

15th Annual Art of Wine Festival - The Winemaker's Dinner - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Celebrate the fruit of the vine with three unique evenings of food, friends and the world's finest wines at Arkansas's largest wine festival. At the Winemaker's Dinner, e...
Jun 12 Friday

15th Annual Art of Wine Festival - Uncorked! Wine Tasting - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Celebrate the fruit of the vine with three unique evenings of food, friends and the world's finest wines at Arkansas's largest wine festival. The Uncorked! Wine Tasting i...
Jun 12 Friday

Irish Music and Dance Heritage Weekend - Mountain View

6/12/2015 - 6/13/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building and Music Auditorium
Join us this weekend to celebrate our Irish heritage through music, dance, workshops, and food. Contact the park for a detailed schedule....
Jun 12 Friday

Magic/Bird - Rogers

6/12/2015 - 6/14/2015
317 W Walnut , Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Another first in Arkansas from the writer of Lombardi, Eric Simonson....
Jun 13 Saturday

English Paper Piecing Workshop - Des Arc

Lower White River Museum State Park, Des Arc
English paper piecing is a centuries-old form of quilt making in which fabric is wrapped around paper and hand sewn together. Join us to learn this easy, portable, and ac...
Jun 13 Saturday

15th Annual Art of Wine Festival - Premier Tasting - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
Celebrate the fruit of the vine with three unique evenings of food, friends and the world's finest wines at Arkansas's largest wine festival. At the Premier Tasting you c...
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

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 15 Monday

Explorers Nature Camp - Bull Shoals

6/15/2015 - 6/17/2015
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
This three day, one night experience is designed to introduce kids ages 7-9 to the wonders of our natural world. Campers explore the Ozarks through a variety of experienc...
Jun 15 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session II - McNeil

6/15/2015 - 6/18/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
Kids ages 7-12 will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will learn the basics of conservation...
Jun 16 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

Archeology Daycamp - Scott

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

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

Settlers Day Camp - Scott

6/17/2015 - 6/19/2015
Plantation Agriculture Museum, Scott
Museum
This pioneer retreat will take your kids out for a blast into the past with a thrilling three-day camp for children ages 8-12. Join a park interpreter in this fun-filled ...
Jun 17 Wednesday

Children’s Day Camp – Ages 8-12 - Parkin

6/17/2015 - 6/19/2015
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
At this camp, youngsters will join the staff from Parkin Archeological State Park for three days of fun and learning. Part of the camp will happen right here at Parkin Ar...
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

Million Dollar Quartet - Live at the Perot Theatre - Texarkana

321 West Fourth Street, Texarkana
Perot Theatre
The new smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins ...
Jun 18 Thursday

Magic/Bird - Rogers

6/18/2015 - 6/21/2015
317 W Walnut, Rogers
Rogers Little Theater
Another first in Arkansas from the writer of Lombardi, Eric Simonson....
Jun 19 Friday

Artosphere Festival Orchestra - Fayetteville

P.O. Box 3547, Fayetteville
Walton Arts Center
An exploration of the arts, nature and innovation. Now in its fifth year, the Orchestra features premier musicians from major symphonies, prestigious ensembles and distin...
Jun 19 Friday

36th Annual Craft Fest - Mountain Home

6/19/2015 - 6/20/2015
10 E. 7th St., Mountain Home
Educational Building, Baxter County Fairgrounds
Indoor arts & crafts show. Climate controlled. Food and beverages on site. Free parking....
Jun 19 Friday

Eureka Springs Blues Weekend - Eureka Springs

6/19/2015 - 6/21/2015
282 Spring Street , Eureka Springs
All Around Eureka Springs
Great blues music all around historic Eureka Springs....
Jun 20 Saturday

Summer Solstice Celebration - Scott

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

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

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 22 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session III - McNeil

6/22/2015 - 6/25/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Kids participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will learn the ...
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

Adventure Day Camp - Greenbrier

6/23/2015 - 6/25/2015
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow
This camp will introduce boys ages 7-11 to the wonders of the natural world. Through a variety of experiences including hiking, camping skills, kayaking, crafting, nature...
Jun 25 Thursday

String Band Camp - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Jam with and learn from some of the best string bands in the land. The weekend features instruction in banjo, fiddle, mandolin, and bass classes from some of the country&...
Jun 26 Friday

Arkansas Jazz Experience - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Quapaw Bathhouse
Fourth Friday of the month, April-August, the Arkansas Jazz Combo presents a special guest musician in an intimate performance in an historic bathhouse building....
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

Beginner’s Crochet Workshop - Powhatan

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

1st Friday Crafts - Scott

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

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

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

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

Independence Day Games and Races - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
Having fun competing at cracker whistling, sack racing, egg carrying, and the watermelon seed spitting contest.  Free ice cold watermelon for everyone to enjoy on a ...
Jul 6 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session IV - McNeil

7/6/2015 - 7/9/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Each child will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will...
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

Adventure Day Camp - Greenbrier

7/7/2015 - 7/9/2015
Woolly Hollow State Park, Greenbrier
Woolly Hollow
This camp will introduce girls ages 7-11 to the wonders of our natural world. Through a variety of experiences including hiking, camping skills, kayaking, crafting, natur...
Jul 7 Tuesday

History Detectives Day Camp - Powhatan

7/7/2015 - 7/9/2015
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Become a history detective this summer at Powhatan Historic State Park! Kids ages 7-12 are invited to explore the lives of 19th century children through living history de...
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 9 Thursday

Oklahoma! at the Royal Theatre - Benton

7/9/2015 - 7/19/2015
2998 Oakbrook, Benton
Royal Theatre
This was the first musical written by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II and one of the most popular plays in American theatre. Thursday-Saturday perfor...
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

Hot Springs Quiltfest 2015 - Hot Springs

7/10/2015 - 7/11/2015
134 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs
Hot Springs Convention Center
Presented by the Hot Springs Area Quilt Guild. NQA judged show with more than 200 quilts, Opportunity Quilt, and more than 20 vendors....
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 10 Friday

ACO Summer Musical - Springdale

7/10/2015 - 7/12/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Always one of the ACO's most popular presentations, the summer musical opens our season. Please call our box office for information....
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

Homegoods Day - Scott

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

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

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Tatting, a very old form of lace-making, reached its peak during Victorian times. Learn how to make bookmarks, lace collars, doilies, and more with the Victorian method o...
Jul 13 Monday

Day Camp - Mountain View

7/13/2015 - 7/17/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
This five-day camp for young people ages 8-12 features traditional Ozark activities such as pottery making, soap sculptures, tie dye, music, and a whole lot of other grea...
Jul 13 Monday

11th Annual T Tauri Movie Camp - Batesville

7/13/2015 - 7/25/2015
195 Peel Road, Batesville
Independence Hall, Univ of AR Community College and Fellowship Bible Church
Two-day to four-day video production workshops for kids and teens. Offerings include Script to Screen Narrative Filmmaking, Music Video, and Stop Motion Animation....
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

Valley Voyage Day Camp - Russellville

7/15/2015 - 7/17/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
The camp is open to kids ages 8-12. Camp registration includes meals and supplies. Campers will delve into the history of the area through activities and fun in our Valle...
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 16 Thursday

ACO Summer Musical - Springdale

7/16/2015 - 7/19/2015
214 S Main Street, Springdale
Arts Center of the Ozarks
Always one of ACO's most popular presentations, the summer musical opens our season. Please call our box office for information....
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

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 20 Monday

Discovery Day Camp Session V - McNeil

7/20/2015 - 7/23/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Each child will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will...
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 22 Wednesday

Youth Day Camp – Ages 13-16 - Parkin

7/22/2015 - 7/24/2015
Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Teenagers, tour Parkin and some of northeast Arkansas’s other unique parks. There will be activities like kayaking, fishing, swimming, hiking, crafts, and even a fe...
Jul 23 Thursday

Mountain Dulcimer Workshop - Mountain View

7/23/2015 - 7/25/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Workshops, jams, and fun! This weekend features specialized instruction for all levels of play. For a detailed schedule of events and registration information visit us on...
Jul 24 Friday

Arkansas Jazz Experience - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Quapaw Bathhouse
Fourth Friday of the month, April-August, the Arkansas Jazz Combo presents a special guest musician in an intimate performance in an historic bathhouse building....
Jul 24 Friday

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

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

9th Annual Red River Heritage Symposium - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
1874 Courthouse
This symposium will focus on the concluding year of the Civil War...
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

Canning Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Putting up fruits and vegetables in your home is as easy as pie. If you would like to enjoy fresh ingredients from your garden all year round, join us to discover the nea...
Jul 27 Monday

Adventure Nature Camp - Bull Shoals

7/27/2015 - 7/29/2015
Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Bull Shoals
This three day, one night experience is designed to introduce kids ages 10-12 to the wonders of our natural world. Campers explore the Ozarks through a variety of ex...
Jul 28 Tuesday

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

Ozark Folk School - Summer Session - Mountain View

7/28/2015 - 8/1/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Spend an entire week immersed in learning a new traditional craft or just a day polishing up your skills. Preregistration is required. Visit
Jul 29 Wednesday

Adventure Camp - Russellville

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

Ouachita Expressions Art Show - Mena

7/29/2015 - 9/2/2015
607 Mena Street, Mena
Downtown Mena
Ouachita Expressions is Mena Art Gallery's longest-running competition. Categories include painting, drawing, photography and three-dimensional art. ...
Jul 30 Thursday

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

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

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

History Canoe Float - Pocahontas

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

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 2 Sunday

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

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

Discovery Day Camp Session VI - McNeil

8/3/2015 - 8/6/2015
Logoly State Park, McNeil
Visitor Center
This day camp is for kids ages 7-12. Each child will participate in four, fun-filled days designed to introduce them to the wonders of the natural world. Our campers will...
Aug 4 Tuesday

Cool Comforts Workshops - Mountain View

8/4/2015 - 8/5/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Learn how to make cool comfort foods and take hands-on craft workshops to cool you off. Morning workshops end with an Herbal Tea Party at 3 p.m. Contact the park to regis...
Aug 5 Wednesday

Wild Adventures Day Camp - Russellville

8/5/2015 - 8/7/2015
Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville
Visitor Center
This camp is open to kids ages 8-12. Camp registration includes meals and supplies. Campers will explore all that Lake Dardanelle has to offer. Call the park for more det...
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

Shrek the Musical - Rogers

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

1st Friday Crafts - Scott

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

Hot Springs Gallery Walk - Hot Springs

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

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

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

Women of Mountain Music Concert - Mountain View

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

Heifer Hour - Little Rock

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

Watersheds of War: Empty Cupboards & Scarce Game - Newport

Jacksonport State Park, Newport
Campground
There were times of hunger and deprivation in Civil War Jacksonport, but the residents developed ingenious ways of making do with what they had. Meet with a park interpre...
Aug 14 Friday

Mountains, Music & Motorcycles - Mountain View

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

Bead Making Workshop - Parkin

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

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

Gourd Workshop - Pocahontas

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

Summer Star Party - Little Rock

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

Beginner's Knitting Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Have you always admired your grandmother’s knitted scarves, hats, and sweaters, but never thought you could recreate them? You can, and it’s easier than you m...
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 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 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 27 Thursday

6th Annual Fayetteville Roots Festival - Fayetteville

8/27/2015 - 8/30/2015
865 N Lewis Ave, Fayetteville
Downtown Fayetteville
An urban festival focusing on roots music and local food with more than 40 musical acts. Highlights local farmers in the local chef prepared food court....
Aug 28 Friday

Arkansas Jazz Experience - Hot Springs

PO Box 22662, Hot Springs
Quapaw Bathhouse
Fourth Friday of the month, April-August, the Arkansas Jazz Combo presents a special guest musician in an intimate performance in an historic bathhouse building....
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

2nd Annual Villagestock - Hot Springs Village

895 DeSoto Blvd., Hot Springs Village
Grove Park
1-10 p.m. From the blues to rock to Top 40 and modern alternative rock, bands selected provide music sure to delight all. Join the rhythmic drum circle in between band se...
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 1 Tuesday

A Cast of Blues - Helena-West Helena

9/1/2015 - 10/17/2015
141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Delta Cultural Center
A celebration of Mississippi’s rich musical heritage, "A Cast of Blue"s features 15 resin-cast masks of blues legends created by artist Sharon McConnell-Dickerson. “A lif...
Sep 2 Wednesday

Arkansas State Parks Legacy Week - Morrilton

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

Village Creek State Park Legacy Week - Wynne

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

Stroll The Square - Pocahontas

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

Tribute to Grandpa Jones Banjo Workshop Weekend - Mountain View

9/3/2015 - 9/5/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Banjo workshops and classes. Saturday frailing competition from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Evening concerts feature Ramona Jones and the Jones Family Band and special celebrity pe...
Sep 4 Friday

Ultimate Oldies Concert - Rector

409 S Stewart, Rector
Rector Community Center
A blend of 50's, 60's, 70's hits performed by ten singers and seven band members that will give you a night to remember....
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 5 Saturday

Felting Workshop - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Pavilion 2

Many early fashions relied on a process called felting where animal wool or fur was meshed together to make hats, purses, and other accessories. Ever...

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 6 Sunday

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

9/6/2015 - 9/7/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
Celebrating the living tradition of Ozark crafts and music - our legacy as an Arkansas State Park. In addition to the regular Tuesday – Saturday week,  this we...
Sep 11 Friday

Folk Dance Days - Mountain View

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

School of the Soldier: Artillery - Powhatan

9/11/2015 - 9/13/2015
Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
This two-day school focuses on artillery in mid-19th century America. Participants can immerse themselves in the Victorian era and learn the skills needed for ...
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

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

38th Ozark Quilt Fair - Springdale

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, Springdale
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Featuring new and antique quilts for show and sale. ...
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 18 Friday

Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour - Mountain View

9/18/2015 - 9/20/2015
P.O. Box 133, Mountain View
Visit the studios of local artisans as they demonstrate and display their crafts. Tour maps available for visitors to find the studios. An excellent opportunity to shop e...
Sep 19 Saturday

American Indian Herbs and Remedies - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
Come learn about the practical aspect of health and healing with plants and herbs used by many Native Americans, even some used right here at ancient Casqui. Rediscover a...
Sep 19 Saturday

Trial by Jury Dinner - Washington

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

Bread Basket Workshop - Paragould

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Paragould
Pavilion 2
Basket weaving is an art that has been practiced in Arkansas for hundreds of years. Join a park interpreter and learn how to apply traditional techniques to a modern bask...
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 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...
Oct 1 Thursday

Sumptuous Herb Harvest Supper - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Skillet Restaurant
Join us for a wonderfully educational meal while enjoying the foods and folkways. Reception hosted by the Herb Society of America’s Ozark Unit members. Contact the ...
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 2 Friday

Herb Harvest Festival - Mountain View

10/2/2015 - 10/3/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Nationally known and regional herbalists and local herbal merchants will share their knowledge in this annual seminar. This year’s festival will focus on connecting...
Oct 2 Friday

A Tribute to Jimmy Driftwood - Mountain View

10/2/2015 - 10/3/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
Jimmy Driftwood was a native-born Ozark singer and songwriter who was famous for his Grammy winning song “Battle of New Orleans.” He was also instrumental in ...
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 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

Primitive Pottery Workshop - Parkin

Parkin Archeological State Park, Parkin
Visitor Center
One of the special features at Parkin Archeological State Park is the collection of American Indian pottery found at the site and on display in the museum. A wide variety...
Oct 17 Saturday

Sheep to Shawl Hand Woven Fashion Show and Demonstration - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Join shepherds, spinners, and weavers as they take wool from the sheep to create wonderful wraps for winter warmth. In the afternoon, we will have a Handwoven Fashion Sho...
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 17 Saturday

Ghost Walks - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Powhatan and Northeast Arkansas have a long, rich history, so it only makes sense that there are probably a few ghosts still wandering around. Century-old buildings, the ...
Oct 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 31 Saturday

All Things Pumpkin! - Pocahontas

Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas
Visitor Center
It's Halloween and time to carve those pumpkins! In this fun and easy workshop you will learn more about the historic uses of pumpkins while you carve. We will also cook ...
Nov 2 Monday

Civil War Roundtable of the Delta - Helena-West Helena

141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena
Beth El Heritage Hall
Nancy Dane, Civil War historian, writer, and lecturer, will discuss how she used papers from the Southern Claims Commission to write her historical novel, "A Difference o...
Nov 4 Wednesday

Energetic Still-Life Painting & How to Market Your Art: Workshop by Qiang Huang - Fort Smith

11/4/2015 - 11/6/2015
1601 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith
479-784-2787   •   fsram.org
Fort Smith Regional Art Museum
10 a.m.–5 p.m. Qiang’s approach to still-life painting is demonstrated with particular focus on composing dramatic setups by observing the light distribution and using bo...
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 5 Thursday

Annual Mountain View Bluegrass Association's Fall Festival - Mountain View

11/5/2015 - 11/7/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Music Auditorium
Held at the Ozark Folk Center State Park and is sponsored and promoted by the Mountain View Blue Grass Association.  Visit
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 6 Friday

National Native American Heritage Month - Wickes

11/6/2015 - 11/8/2015
Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, Wickes
Visitor Center
Why do we celebrate National Native American Heritage Month? On August 3, 1990 President of the United States George H. W. Bush declared the month of November National Am...
Nov 12 Thursday

Make It a Handmade Christmas - Mountain View

11/12/2015 - 11/14/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Start your handmade family holiday traditions here. Sign up for craft classes to make your own Old World Santa, weave a scarf, tie a broom, and much more.  Contact t...
Nov 14 Saturday

Soap Workshop - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Creating soap is not a difficult process – no more challenging than following a recipe for pastry and turning it into pie. Come join us in learning the art of makin...
Nov 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 14 Saturday

"NEW" Trial by Jury 1880 - Washington

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

Ozark Storytellers Gathering - Mountain View

11/20/2015 - 11/22/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Administration Building
Tall tales are an Ozark tradition. Join us Friday evening for a storytelling performance in the White Oak Theater and Saturday and Sunday for a full slate of storytelling...
Nov 26 Thursday

Thanksgiving Day Buffet and Gospel Concert - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Skillet Restaurant and White Oak Auditorium
Turkey, dressing, and all the fixin’s on a convenient buffet from 11 a.m  to 3 p.m. The Craft Village will be open all day for your holiday shopping enjoyment,...
Nov 27 Friday

Green Friday in the Craft Village - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Craft Grounds
“Use it up or wear it out, make it do or do without.” See how our crafts people use local resources, ranging from a waste vegetable oil kiln to found item ins...
Nov 27 Friday

Ozark Holiday House Concert - Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
White Oak Auditorium
Enjoy all your favorite holiday music in the White Oak Theater....
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...
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

The 50th Annual Candlelight Service - Friday - Conway

1600 Washington Ave, Conway
Greene Chapel
7:30 p.m. The Hendrix College Choir presents a Service of Lessons and Carols modeled after the one offered annually at King's College in Cambridge, England. ...
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

The 50th Annual Candlelight Service - Saturday - Conway

1600 Washington Ave, Conway
Greene Chapel
7:30 p.m. The Hendrix College Choir presents a Service of Lessons and Carols modeled after the one offered annually at King's College in Cambridge, England. ...
Dec 5 Saturday

29th Annual Christmas and Candlelight - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
You and your family will be in awe of the natural beauty that candlelit streets provide as you stroll through our historic village and d
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 6 Sunday

The 50th Annual Candlelight Service - Sunday - Conway

1600 Washington Ave, Conway
Greene Chapel
7:30 p.m. The Hendrix College Choir presents a Service of Lessons and Carols modeled after the one offered annually at King's College in Cambridge, England. Reservations ...
Dec 11 Friday

Christmas Buffet and Holiday Concert - Mountain View

12/11/2015 - 12/12/2015
Ozark Folk Center State Park, Mountain View
Skillet Restaurant
Enjoy a delicious holiday meal at the Skillet Restaurant and get ready for the holiday season with this fun dinner theater performance....
Dec 12 Saturday

Victorian Holiday Ball - Powhatan

Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan
Courthouse
Do you like history, music, and dancing? If so, you will enjoy Powhatan Historic State Park’s annual Holiday Ball. Come experience the vibrant Victorian social life...
Dec 12 Saturday

Holiday Candle Making Workshop - Pocahontas

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

29th Annual Christmas and Candlelight - Washington

Historic Washington State Park, Washington
You and your family will be in awe of the natural beauty that candlelit streets provide as you stroll through our histo...