Posts by Author: Jill Rohrbach

The countdown is on for the final days of the Chihuly: In the Forest exhibit at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Since the exhibition opened on May 27, it has: welcomed 195,000 visitors to the exhibition inaugurated the museum’s food truck, High South on a Roll opened the north elevator tower and …
Arkansas offers great winter weather for outdoor activities. Mild temperatures make hiking a great choice for warming up in cooler weather while also enjoying nature. The leafless trees of the season provide vantage points for sightseeing that are covered up when leaves deck the branches. Here are four good beginner trails for families that are …
Each year, more than 100 trumpeter swans descend on Magness Lake, a small oxbow off the Little Red River. This wintering population of birds flocks to Heber Springs from their Midwestern homes and their arrival makes for an exciting birding experience. Their stay extends from late November through February. These huge, snowy white birds are …
If you’re a foodie, or just love dining out, don’t miss The Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner on Nov. 5 at Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food in Bentonville. It’s the best of Bentonville’s culinary talent plus guest chefs serving cuisine under the roof of an incredible culinary school, making for an …
Eureka Springs is ground zero for Halloween fun. During the entire month of October, this Victorian-era town claims to “deliver more thrills and chills per square mile than any other town in America.” The not-for-the-faint-of-heart fun includes ghost tours, haunted theatrical shows, zombie parade, cemetery tours, séances, haunted hotels, and more. “[The events are] a …
Some of the country’s best bluegrass bands will take the stage at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View on Nov. 9-11 during the city’s 15th annual Bluegrass Festival. Three days of bluegrass costs $20 on Thursday (gospel night), and $25 on Friday and on Saturday. Premium seating is $25 and $35, respectively. Organizers …
Clinton will hold its first Wild Game Cook-off on Sept. 30 at Archey Fork Park. Deer, turkey, rabbit, opossum, squirrel – anything is fair game for this new event that planners intend to hold annually. Chefs can enter the cook-off and compete for cash prizes – $200 for first place; $125 for second place; $175 …
Hunting in Arkansas Autumn is one of the busiest seasons for camouflage-clad outdoors men and women hunting in Arkansas. “When fall comes around everyone, obviously, thinks about football whether it’s high school, college, or whatever,” says Steve “Wildman” Wilson, former public affairs coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. “But it’s also the kick-off …