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From Johnny Cash to Sonny Burgess and the Pacers, from the Rock & Roll Highway to the birthplace of the blues and the home of American folk music traditions, you'll find a soundtrack to keep you moving in Arkansas. Learn more about music in The Natural State and where to hear it performed live here: www.arkansas.com/music-and-entertainment

On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will take place. For about three hours, the sun, moon and Earth will be aligned in such a way that the moon will pass between the sun and the Earth, temporarily blocking out some or all of the sun—depending on where you’re watching from. Arkansas is slightly …
The state’s largest watermelons are celebrated each year at the Hope Watermelon Festival in Hope. The 41st annual event, set for August 10-12, includes ice-cold watermelons sold by the slice, watermelon weigh-ins, and watermelon eating and seed spitting contests. The festival itself dates back to the mid-1920s when the city staged a one-day annual festival. …
If you love music, sustainability efforts, kid friendliness, and scenic views, this summer music festival is for you – Homegrown On The River Music Festival is set for Aug. 3-6 at Byrd’s Adventure Center in Ozark. The music The event presents a stellar line up of local, regional, and national bands. Featured acts include Steep Canyon …