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Young creatives, take note! Submissions for the Arkansas Arts Center‘s 56th Young Arkansas Artists exhibition will open Dec. 1, which means you’ve got one month to gather your best works—or create some new ones. The juried show is open to all Arkansas students in grades K-12, including those currently being homeschooled. There are no restrictions …
What better way to get in the holiday spirit than to hear caroling resounding through Blanchard Springs Caverns? While the limestone cavern is beautiful to look at with astonishing cave formations, it also has excellent sound qualities. Musicians and vocalists perform favorite old-time Christmas songs during this annual Caroling in the Caverns event, which takes …
From a nutcracker to bubbles galore, this month offers exciting performing arts opportunities for kids of all ages. The Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart offers B: The Underwater Bubble Show on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The show is a unique experience with amazing sea creatures that take the audience into a dreamlike atmosphere, featuring lasers, snow …
This October, celebrate the season with a trip to two of the Arkansas Delta’s most beloved fall attractions, both open through Oct. 31. Near Piggott, you’ll find Pumpkin Hollow. Spend a beautiful autumn day enjoying all the fun including the corn mazes, hayrides, catfish feeding, pony rides, pig scrambles, farm animals, the Kids’ Barn, the …
Bentonville in Northwest Arkansas will host the 7th annual International Mountain Bicycling Association World Summit on Nov. 10-12. The World Summit program includes keynote speakers, educational sessions, an expo, networking, and, of course, plenty of time to explore local trails. Kids and families aren’t left out of the fun. The excitement kicks off on Wednesday, …
One of Arkansas’s biggest and most anticipated annual attractions is back Oct. 14-23 with ten more days of rides, games, contests, fun foods, concerts and more! There is nothing like watching a child’s face light up with the thrill of so many fun new things to take in. But all that excitement can overwhelm little …
Native Americans called the Arkansas Delta home long before Europeans “discovered” the region. Celebrate the Native American history in the area this September at two of our great Arkansas State Parks. Both special events focus on creating awareness of the significant heritage of the native residents of the area. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin offers …
It’s a familiar story: Girl meets boy. They fall in love. Boy has to go away for work. Girl follows boy halfway around the world. Girl dies. Locals name a mountain after her. Or something like that. Many of us know some version (or three) of the story of how Petit Jean Mountain got its name. …
September is an active time in Arkansas filled with a variety of events across the state. If you are on the lookout for options, Arkansas.com has a calendar where you can find listings of fun activities to check out, including the ones highlighted below. If you are into the outdoors, the SouthArk Outdoor Expo is …
Arkansas in August can be HOT…but you and the kids can stay cool at two great water parks located in the Arkansas Delta! Crenshaw Springs Water Park in White Hall, located at 9801 Dollarway Rd., is a great place to go to cool off and have some fun this summer. With names like Diamondback Dive, …