Posts by Author: Katherine Stewart

There are a lot of things that make October a perfect month in Arkansas—the weather is crisp but not yet cold, landscapes are ablaze with turning leaves, and pumpkin patches and corn mazes are in full swing. In Central Arkansas, October means another very important thing: food. Every weekend of the month brings multiple opportunities to …
A new temporary exhibit at ESSE Purse Museum in Little Rock’s SoMa neighborhood highlights an unexpected mid-century trend in handbag design: plastic. “The Power of Plastics: Reshaping Mid-century Fashion” will be celebrated with an opening reception on Thursday, September 14 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The exhibit focuses primarily on the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s, …
Each fall, Arkansas volunteers and organizers improve their communities by participating in the Great Arkansas Cleanup, the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. This year’s event kicks off September 9 and will continue through October. Last year’s Great Arkansas Cleanup featured more than 140 community events across the state involving …
This September marks 60 years since nine brave young black students began the fight to uphold the US Supreme Court’s ruling in Brown v. Board of Ed. that segregation in public schools is unconstitutional—simply by attempting to set foot inside the all-white Little Rock Central High School. The events of that month and those that followed …
Four popular family events are celebrating milestone anniversaries this September, which means you’ve got a month of cooling temperatures and great outdoor fun to look forward to. On September 16, relative newcomer Legends of Arkansas will celebrate its 5th anniversary with a day full of music and activities held at North Shore River Walk Park in North Little …
Nationally recognized travel writer, speaker and broadcast personality Bill Clevlen has included several Little Rock destinations among those in his first-ever 100 Things to Do in America Before You Die “bucket list” travel guide. Clevlen, who has visited Little Rock twice before, calls the city is a “hidden gem” and has highlighted Arkansas and the River Market District, …
Did you know that it’s possible for seniors age 62 and up to obtain a lifetime pass to all federal lands? Known as the “America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass,” this pass provides lifetime access and discounts on some amenities in more than 2,000 federally managed recreation sites …