Crafts, Antiques, and Flea Markets

If you’re looking for arts and crafts fairs and downtown gallery walks, Arkansas is the right destination for you. Arts centers and galleries display visual artworks of both the masters and up-and-coming Southern artists in communities across the state. From the Arkansas Arts Center in the Capitol City of Little Rock to the many free art galleries in the artist communities of Hot Springs and Eureka Springs, Arkansas offers an amazing outpouring of creative genius.

Whether you’re 8 or 88, seeing your first pumpkin of the year makes you realize fall and Halloween are on the way! Two great attractions in eastern Arkansas are passionate about pumpkins! Pumpkin Hollow near Piggott and Peebles Farm in Augusta welcome the season with lots of fun, fall activities for the young and the …
The 62nd annual Clothesline Fair in Prairie Grove, held every Labor Day weekend, takes place this year on Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. It features more than 100 booths with artisans selling and demonstrating handmade crafts. The arts and crafts show, sponsored by the Arts Center of the Ozarks …
Gear up all you shoppers.  Get your highway map or GPS locator ready, put on comfortable shoes, gas up the vehicle, and make sure you have money in your pocket. It’s time for the 14th annual Bargains Galore on 64. This 160-mile-long shop-a-thon is going to be Aug. 8-10. Starting at the state’s western border, …
Like a bargain? Like making someone else’s giveaway a treasure for yourself? You never know what you’ll find at a yard sale, so make plans to attend Eureka Springs‘ 19th annual Yards and Yards of Yard Sales  on Aug. 2 and 3.  The hours will be from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm both days. Eurekans …
The City of Horseshoe Bend celebrates 50 years at its 27th annual Dogwood Days Festival on Saturday, May 11 with special guest Danielle Colby of American Pickers. Start the day off with a Kiwanis pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. at the United Methodist Church. Or, start with coffee and donuts at the Dogwood Days Golf …
The Arkansas Escape I created takes you to what is probably my favorite place in visit in Central Arkansas: the small neighboring communities of Scott and Keo. Take off for a day of shopping and “parking” by traveling southeast via I-40, I-440 and U.S. 165 toward the small farming community of Scott where the feel …
Summer is closer than you think and it’s not too early to start planning your children’s summer fun. The Shiloh Museum in Springdale is now accepting registration for its summer history camps for kids. Two sessions are offered: “Shiloh in Wonderland” is June 10-14, 9:00 a.m. to noon, for ages 6-9. Each day’s activities are …
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2SXxNBZAEo It started with this Facebook post from “American Pickers” on Monday: Hey, Arkansas! Mike and Frank are heading down to The Natural State, so send us your tips for the biggest piles of rusty gold in your neck of the woods — from the Ozarks to the Mississippi and everything in between! “American Pickers” …
If you still have some Christmas money burning a hole in your pocket or you’re thinking about redecorating your home during 2013, head to Conway Jan. 12-13 for Antique Alley Arkansas Antique Show. Over 200 dealers from around the country set up their booths in the Conway Expo Center.  Vendors from New York, California, Texas, …