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It’s almost summer! It’s time to grab the kids and head outside for some fun in the sun. And these great events at our Arkansas State Parks are the perfect opportunity to do just that.  Moro Bay State Park in Jersey is the place for tons of fun during National Get Outdoors Day on June …
May brings fun, family-friendly events to the Arkansas Delta. Create great memories for all ages! In Jonesboro, the Forum Theatre brings a family favorite to the stage…with a twist. It’s Alice in Wonderland: The Ballet on May 5-9. Everyone’s favorites from the classic tale take the stage…Alice, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter and the …
Head to beautiful downtown Wilson on April 30 for the town’s 2nd annual Crawfish Festival! In addition to the yummy crustaceans, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy throughout the day. There will be a kids zone for the youngsters. Food trucks will be on-hand to keep everyone’s tummies full. And live music galore! …
Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has landed the Institute for Museum and Library Services National Medal for Community Service. The award stands out as only 10 museums and libraries around the country are awarded it each year. U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama will award the medals at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.  at the …
Fun is just around the corner during March in the Arkansas Delta. From live theater to exploring the stars to making campfire treats, kids of all ages will delight in the entertaining activities offered this month. The Enchantment Theatre Company celebrates Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday with a new and original production of Peter Rabbit Tales …
Whether or not you have children, you are probably familiar with “Schoolhouse Rock,” the series of animated educational shorts that originally ran on Saturday mornings from 1973-1985. The Emmy-winning series, with its colorful characters and catchy tunes, gained an almost cult-like following, as the show’s wacky inhabitants “Interplanet Janet” and “Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla” became household names and …
Everyone seems to love a train, young and old alike. And there’s no place better in The Natural State to enjoy “all things train” than the Arkansas Railroad Museum in Pine Bluff. If you’ve never been to the Arkansas Railroad Museum, you’re missing a treat. Located inside one of the former Cotton Belt Railroad shops, …
If you like to bike, number one on your list of things to do in 2016 should be visiting The Railyard Bike Park in downtown Rogers. It’s the newest off-road offering for Northwest Arkansas, an excellent cycling destination. It’s named “The Railyard” because it is located only blocks from the Arkansas-Missouri Railroad and some obstacles …
If you haven’t started your holiday shopping (like me!), it’s not too late! And don’t feel pressured to rush to a big box store – there are tons of locally owned businesses within central Arkansas that can fulfill your every gifting need, and with that wonderful Southern hospitality to boot! I’ve compiled a list that’s …