Watermelon Fest Features New Events and Shenandoah

Cave City bills itself as having the “world’s sweetest melons,” which it shares and celebrates each year during its Watermelon Festival. The 36th annual event is set for Aug. 6-8 and will feature new events and Grammy award-winning band Shenandoah.

Let’s Play in the Water!

Okay…it’s hot! And there’s nothing better on a hot day than lounging and playing in cool water! This August, head to one of these great spots for some fun in the sun in the water! In Pine Bluff, check out

Hey Kids! Zip It for Your Summer Fun!

Zip it kids, and we don’t mean zip your mouth. It’s time to fly through the air on a cable, wind in your hair, while you laugh and yell at the incredible fun. Northwest and North Central Arkansas offer several

Purple Ice Cream!! Cowabunga!

There are very few family friendly restaurants, short of those with arcade games or fast food joints, in Little Rock. The Purple Cow is one of the exceptions. Very family oriented, the restaurant has been a staple on the Capital

Watery Playgrounds in Little Rock Ease the Summer Heat

When it’s summertime in Arkansas, there’s no quicker way to cool off than to hit the water.  However, a lake, river or other body of water isn’t always reachable.  During the past two years, Little Rock has expanded its water

Summer Camp Fun!

In July, activities for the kids are both fun and educational. Check out these events geared toward the younger crowd. Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin offers Craft Day for Kids on July 4. Participants learn what life was like

Come Hungry to the 1st Arkansas Steak Cook-Off July 18

Benton is getting in on cooking competitions with the inaugural Arkansas Steak Cook-Off Championship on July 18. (This is not to be confused with the World Championship Steak Cook-Off held in Magnolia in May.) The new Benton Event Center is

Experience the Past at Settlers Day Camp

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.

It’s Free Fishing Weekend

Want to try fishing and see how you like it before you spend the money to buy a license? Then grab a fishing rod and head to your nearest lake or stream this weekend. By special proclamation of Gov. Asa

Bentonville Art and Culinary Festival is Underway

The Bentonville Art and Culinary Festival is officially underway. Running the entire month of June, the big kickoff event is First Friday, taking place from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, June 5 on the Bentonville square. Numerous art and