Arkansas Scottish Fest

Every April, Lyon College holds the Arkansas Scottish Festival, one of the premier Scottish festivals in the United States. Established in 1981 as the Ozark Scottish Festival, the festival is emblematic of the College, its Scottish heritage, and its Presbyterian connection. Over the years, the festival has grown from a small Scottish fair to one of the…

A Health-Geared Travel Checklist

If you are traveling for a family vacation or last-minute road trip, make sure you pack appropriately especially if you are on medications! Our complete travel checklist will help you make sure you’ve got everything you need for a successful trip! – CHI St. Vincent   Download their checklist now!    

Who Will Win The Diamond Chef Arkansas Title?

On the night of April 13, 2017, seven local and esteemed chefs will compete simultaneously in head-to-head quick-fire challenges to win the Diamond Chef Arkansas title. Diamond Chef is Arkansas’ premier culinary competition and fundraiser. Come out to enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres prepared by UA – Pulaski Tech culinary students and faculty; plus, signature cocktails and…

The Unexpected Wins Award

Congratulations to The Unexpected: Festival of Murals in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Josh McIntosh for winning the Community Tourism Development Award at the 43rd annual 2017 Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The Unexpected is an arts and culture initiative that brings world-class art to downtown Fort Smith, Arkansas. The 10-day festival, held in September of…

Bolo Bash Luncheon – Georgia Pellegrini

Bolo Bash Luncheon, Arkansas’ premier luncheon for more than 25 years, will entertain guests in 2017 with modern-day pioneer Georgia Pellegrini! Georgia is the author of critically acclaimed book Food Heroes, best selling book Girl Hunter and new book Modern Pioneering: recipes, projects, and skills for a self-sufficient life. She is a food writer for…

Gov. Hutchinson Signs Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Centers Bill Into Law

  LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today signed SB136 into law to establish three regional Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Centers to reduce the incarceration rate of those with mental illness and to increase public safety. The governor has committed $5 million to support these facilities, which will provide evaluation and treatment of those suspected…

Congratulations, Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP.

We would like to extend a big congratulations to Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP. – The recipients of the Corporate Sponsorship of the Arts Award, for their significant contribution in support of the arts in Arkansas. One of their many contributions to the art community is next month’s Arkansas Literary Festival,  April 27-30, 2017 – of…

Top Ten Things To Do

March 2017 Top Ten Things To Do around the state!   1 TITANIC THE MUSICAL LITTLE ROCK MARCH 3-12 You know the saga of the RMS Titanic and its tragic maiden voyage across the Atlantic Ocean. Its journey continues to captivate audiences with a tried and true love story. The Weekend Theater brings this Tony…