Outdoor Recreation a Critical Player in Arkansas’ Economy

Submitted by the Outdoor Industry Association Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) released the state-by-state Outdoor Recreation Economy Report, which demonstrates the powerful impact that outdoor recreation has on Arkansas’ economy. The report shows that the outdoor recreation economy in Arkansas directly contributes 96,000 jobs and annually generates $9.7 billion in consumer spending and $698 million in…

Weekend Planner: Little Rocktoberfest, Little Rock Nine 60th Anniversary, ACANSA Events and More

This weekend there are two big events in central Arkansas. The first is the ACANSA Arts Festival. ACANSA’s mission is to encourage and increase participation in visual and performing arts, promote the cultural vitality of the south, and generate opportunities for local commerce in Little Rock, North Little Rock and throughout central Arkansas. The second…