Save the Date: Runway for the Cure 2018

We’re all about fashion for a good cause. Runway for the Cure 2018, which is set for Thursday, October 4 at 11 a.m., will combine fashion and fundraising in a fabulous luncheon. Join us as we celebrate breast cancer survivors and remember those who are no longer with us. Runway for the Cure benefits the…

Go On An Arkansas Adventure Bike Tour

Thursday marks the first day of the Arkansas Adventure Bike Tour, the weekend-long trek through the Ozarks, hosted by Velo View Bike Tours. The Arkansas Ozarks are often overlooked by tourists and cycling enthusiasts headed for the Rockies or Appalachia. But Northwest Arkansas is home to some of the most beautiful cycling setting without the…

ADE, AETN Launch Science of Reading

The Arkansas Department of Education and Arkansas Educational Television Network’s ArkansasIDEAS are pleased to announce the June 1 rollout of the first Science of Reading online professional development course. The “Science of Reading: The Right to Read Act” course was developed to assist teachers with meeting the requirements of Act 1063 (the Right to Read…

Hiking in Southwest Arkansas

Zoie Clift, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Hiking is an awe inspiring route to experience the beauty of Arkansas. The state’s climate allows the pastime year round and a chance to get off the beaten path is also attainable. Tim Ernst, a wilderness photographer and author of many guidebooks about hiking in Arkansas,…

Biking the Marion Countryside Loop

Kimberly J. Williams, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Cycling in the Arkansas Delta can be a fun and educational activity for the entire family. If you’re looking for an easy biking trip for the family, check out the new Marion Countryside Loop. Offering over 30 miles within the city of Marion, the…

5 Acts You Can’t Miss at RiverFest 2018

Even beyond the headliners, RiverFest’s return has a can’t-miss lineup. After it was suspended in 2017, the festival’s triumphant comeback was announced earlier this year. Memphis-based Universal Fairs, who bought and resurrected the festival, moved it back to Memorial Day weekend. The festival will take place from 2-11 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. – 11…