Posts by Author: Zoie Clift

Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs will be the scene of a Celebrate Summer event on June 30 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.  Visitor can stroll through the Gardens and enjoy summer annuals and also check out the opening of the new and highly anticipated Tree House, which has been under construction for the past year. …
Back Road Barns, an AETN/PBS film, is being shown June 22 at the Rialto Theater in Morrilton. There will be a Q&A with Emmy Award winning filmmaker Kevin Clark immediately following the film. The film highlights a visual road trip to classic barns across the state that have long been part of Arkansas culture and …
The 60th annual Petit Jean Antique Auto Show and Swap Meet is taking place June 12- 16. The event will be on the grounds of The Museum of Automobiles at 8 Jones Lane on Petit Jean Mountain in Morrilton. On site will be hundreds of collectable cars for sale as well as antique auto restoration …
Magic Springs in Hot Springs is Arkansas’s only theme and water park. For the month of June, the park is offering free admission for members of the military, both active duty and retired, and also police, firefighters and EMTs. Discounted tickets for spouses and dependents of the above group are also available at the ticket …
Ballet Arkansas, one of the leading ballet companies in the state, is celebrating a 40th anniversary season this year. The Little Rock based company is home to a artists and dancers that present classical, neoclassical, and contemporary works by world renowned choreographers. “Ballet Arkansas’ 40th anniversary season is a perfect time to honor our past …
This year’s Hot Springs Fishing Challenge has started! The event was created to bring attention to the fishing available in Arkansas and has been taking place for the past seven years. The challenge stays open through July 31. As to details, 71 tagged fish were released by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission into Lake …
This coming Friday (May 11) marks the beginning of the season for 2nd Friday Art Night, a monthly celebration that highlights the arts and culture of Little Rock. The after-hours art night takes place every second Friday of the month and many local businesses, art galleries and attractions like the Historic Arkansas Museum and Old …
Hot Springs is well known for its thriving and supportive arts community. Galleries in town have a range of art by local, regional and international artists and many are centrally located downtown and within minutes of parks, lakes and area attractions. Arts and The Park, a 10-day arts celebration in town, is a popular outlet …
Hope is a town that is immersed in railroad history. The town developed as the Cairo and Fulton Railway (predecessor to the Union Pacific) tracks were being laid from Argenta (now North Little Rock) to Fulton. The first passenger train pulled into the station in 1872. James Loughborough, the railroad company’s land commissioner, named the workmen’s camp in honor …
Oaklawn Racing & Gaming in Hot Springs is making a monumental change to its live racing schedule. Oaklawn is not only Arkansas’s only Thoroughbred racing venue, it holds title as one of the top tracks in the nation. The scheduling move is a first for the track since World War II and will be put …