The Summer Soundtrack of Arkansas

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What does summer sound like? Drifting on the breeze in northwest Arkansas is the music of Umphrey’s McGhee, Ben Harper, The Disco Biscuits, Yonder Mountain String Band, Carrie Underwood, Big & Rich, and the Zac Brown Band as well as

Billy Bob Thornton Set to Narrate Hot Springs Baseball Documentary

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Hot Springs native and Academy Award-winning actor Billy Bob Thornton will be the narrator of The First Boys of Spring, a documentary about Hot Springs’ role as the birthplace of spring baseball. The film is set to have a world

Enjoy the summer at Magic Springs in Hot Springs

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For many, ventures to Magic Springs & Crystal Falls Water and Theme Park in Hot Springs is a summer tradition. The park is the state’s only theme park, water park and concert amphitheater in one location. Admission to all three

Eureka Springs’ Stunning Staircase Mural

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Eureka Springs is turning its abundance of gray concrete steps into stunning murals. You can see the project, created by artists and volunteers, on the staircase connecting North Main Street with Center Street in this historic downtown. At 5:30 p.m.

Arkansas New Play Festival Lineup

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On the heels of the inaugural Bentonville Film Festival comes the premier celebration of new works for the American stage with the Arkansas New Play Festival set for June 18-28 at Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studios in Fayetteville. TheatreSquared

Driving Directions to Waterfalls

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While we’re feeling a bit soggy in the Ozark and Ouachita mountains from all the recent spring rains, every cloud does have a silver lining. The waterfalls are roaring. While more rain is forecast for this week, it appears there

Family Favorite Festivals Return in June

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June is a great time to get out and enjoy the beauty of The Natural State. This month, three festivals, all family-friendly events, return…offering fun activities and live music for everyone! Des Arc hosts the 30th annual Steamboat Days along

Cherokee Village Celebrates 60 Years

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How do you celebrate a Diamond Jubilee? Cherokee Village does it with a Diamond in the Ozarks Treasure Hunt and three days of activities to show off its resort and retirement community. Cherokee Village was Arkansas’s first planned recreational community,

Experience the Past at Settlers Day Camp

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Transport yourself back to frontier Arkansas at Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park during Settlers Day Camp, June 17-19. The past becomes real for those ages 8 to 12 during this three-day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.

June Brings the Best of Fresh Produce to Central Arkansas Farmers Markets

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One of the absolute best things about June in Arkansas is the abundance of fresh produce found at farmers markets about the state. There’s nothing quite like home-grown foods and they are plentiful now. Here are some of the larger