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

Enjoy the summer at Magic Springs in Hot Springs

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

Family Favorite Festivals Return in June

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

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

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

Head to Camp in June!

School is out…and it’s time to have some fun! Arkansas State Parks in eastern Arkansas are gearing up for summer and several are offering special camps just for the kids. Village Creek State Park in Wynne offers two Outdoor Adventure

Dock Diving Dogs

Van Buren has a new sporting event that dog lovers won’t want to miss. Canines will compete in dock diving during the Van Buren Rotary Club Dog Days event set for June 6-7 at the Van Buren High School track