Posts by Author: Jill Rohrbach

State leaders will gather at the inaugural Arkansas Bike Summit on June 21-22 at Record in Bentonville to discuss The Natural State’s cycling infrastructure, continued development, events and more. The speakers are top notch leaders in the industry. Brenden Quirk from Runway Group and Walton Family Foundation will talk about the economic impact of cycling …
Seeking to renew the connection between historical traditions presented in its permanent gallery collection and modern Native peoples, the Museum of Native American History in Bentonville will present its annual Native American Cultural Symposium June 14-17. This year’s theme is Reunification through Reinvention: The Creative Visions of Contemporary Native America. The goal is to bring …
The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs celebrates its 50th season this year. Featuring a cast of more than 150 actors and actresses, the play is performed amid a 550- foot historically accurate stage and brings to life the thrilling epic drama surrounding Christ’s last days on earth, including his death, resurrection and ascension. The …
Enormous flowers, luscious colors, landscapes, feminine forms and still lifes – the art of Georgia O’Keeffe can be seen at a new exhibit open May 26 through September 3 at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art brings together sculptures, murals, photographs, paintings, and more by Georgia O’Keeffe and 20 …
Hear the story behind songs you know and love, and learn the industry side of the music business at The Power of Music Festival set for April 26-29 in Bentonville. Get tickets to the music portion or the conference side of the event, or attend both. In its second year, the festival encompasses great music, …
This weekend is a perfect time to see thousands of tulips in bloom in Salem. The Fulton County Master Gardeners planted 14,000 bulbs last fall for residents and visitors to enjoy this spring. “Several beds already bloomed and some are coming on,” explains Ralph Moore, president of the group. “This weekend will be good.” More …
The 31st annual Ozark Mountain UFO Conference, the oldest UFO conference in the U.S., will take place April 13-15 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs, an historic resort town in the Ozark Mountains known both for its beauty and paranormal activity. The conference kicks off April 13 with author, historian …
Ride one of the first mountain bike trails in the state at one of the oldest mountain bike festivals in Arkansas on April 6-8 at Devil’s Den State Park near West Fork. Celebrating 30 years, the Ozark Mountain Bike Festival includes scheduled bike rides, workshops, skills courses, friendly competitions and an evening social. Test your biking …
The Razorback Regional Greenway is a great ride for families. All ages and experience levels can enjoy this 36-mile, primarily off-street, shared-use trail. Ride a section or ride the entire Greenway, which connects the downtown areas of Fayetteville, Johnson, Springdale, Lowell, Rogers and Bentonville, their arts and entertainment districts, shopping opportunities, the University of Arkansas campus, playgrounds and neighborhoods. You’ll pass through urban …