Nonprofit, Art Bridges, Formed to Provide Access to American Art

Jill Rohrbach, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism The mission of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville is to welcome everyone to celebrate and experience American art through collections, exhibits, interpretation and preservation of outstanding works at its world-class facility. On Sept. 13, 2017, Alice Walton, arts patron, philanthropist and chairwoman of…

Fall is a Busy Season for Arkansas Hunting

Jill Rohrbach, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Hunting in Arkansas Autumn is one of the busiest seasons for camouflage-clad outdoors men and women hunting in Arkansas. “When fall comes around everyone, obviously, thinks about football whether it’s high school, college, or whatever,” says Steve “Wildman” Wilson, former public affairs coordinator for the…

Weekend Plans: Big Boo!-seum Bash, World Cheese Dip Championship and More

  Thursday The 22nd Annual Big BOO!-seum Bash sponsored by Little Rock and North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureaus and Target Printing & Office Centre starts at 5:30 p.m. It’s a free, family-friendly event that provides people the opportunity to visit many of Little Rock’s museums and cultural attractions for a night of safe…

Haunted Waters Lake Tour

Jill Rohrbach, travel writer Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism What is it about that dark that can make a pleasant place take on a foreboding feel? At Lake Fort Smith State Park in Mountainburg, it’s the telling of authentic Ozarks ghost stories during a nighttime water cruise from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on…

Sorting Through History

When Vic Snyder left office, he left behind a treasure trove of political papers and mementos from his seven terms in the U.S. House of Representatives – enough to fill 700 large cardboard boxes. There are programs from events Snyder attended, invitations, letters and postcards, scrapbooks and photo albums, newspaper clippings, photos of school groups…