Celebrating the Duck! Stuttgart Hosts the 80th Annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival

Thanksgiving may be all about the turkey…but the day AFTER Thanksgiving, in the Arkansas Delta, it’s all about the duck! Stuttgart welcomes thousands to the annual World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest and Wings Over the Prairie Festival, which turns 80

Young Anglers Find Family Tradition on Dry Run Creek in North Central Arkansas

Asher Samsel, 11, flips his lure into one of the cascading pools of Dry Run Creek. The autumn-tinted trees lining the bank behind him are so picturesque in the soft, overcast light that the scene almost looks fake. Clear water

A Holiday to Remember This December

The holiday season is a wonderful time to make family memories in The Natural State. This December, experience the sights and sounds of the holidays with the entire family at these fun and festive events! Hoxie hosts the 8th annual

View Trumpeter Swans in Heber Springs

More than 100 trumpeter swans descend on Magness Lake, a small oxbow off the Little Red River, each year. This wintering population of birds flocks to Heber Springs from their Midwestern homes and their arrival makes for an exciting birding

A Holly, Jolly Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us. Here are some great events in the Upper and Lower Delta of eastern Arkansas to make the holidays even brighter! Take a few hours away from the bustle of the season and make a

Learn to Forge at Historic Washington State Park

Washington, Arkansas’s most famous blacksmith, James Black, is credited with forging one of the original Bowie knives for James “Jim” Bowie in the early 1830s. One of the many structures visitors can tour at Historic Washington State Park in town

Green Friday at Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

If you’re looking for a great alternative to Black Friday, turn to Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers. Skip the long lines in crowded malls and enjoy the true value of natural areas and recreational activities. You could even start

Making Holiday Memories in November

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, spend some fun time with the kids, making memories that will last a lifetime. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin hosts Casqui Foods on Nov. 14. While the ancient inhabitants of Parkin didn’t have

Celebrate the Holidays at Garvan Woodland Gardens!

  An annual tradition for many is to enjoy the Holiday Lights display at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs. This festive event, which takes place from the end of November through the end of December, is open nightly. With over

Fall Festival at The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs

Here’s a fun alternative to the classic take on Halloween: The Great Passion Play’s Fall Festival on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 30 and 31, in Eureka Springs. The Fall Festival takes place on the last two performances of the season.