Arts & Events

Beautiful weather and bright balloons made for the perfect weekend as Poteau hosted its tenth annual "Balloon Fest" on Friday and Saturday (Oct. 17-18).

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 12:14pm

On crisp fall days dating back to the 1800s people have gathered at the War Eagle Mill located in a lush valley on the banks of War Eagle Creek. In the early years they came to have picnics and parties while waiting for their grain to be milled.

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:43am

Chicken Marsala lasagna, Santa Fe spinach dip and gingerbread cheesecake were the stars of the show Thursday night (Oct. 16) at the Springdale Civic Center during the Taste of Home Cooking School, a part of Taste of Home magazine.

Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:49am

In addition to a change of natural color, October will close out with a busy few weeks of events including United Way's Power of the Purse, a "Pops on Broadway" concert by the Fort Smith Symphony, Taste of Fort Smith and more.

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:36pm

Award luncheons, Halloween Festivities and the Big Night Gala will fill NWA's calendar in the coming weeks, as the region hosts the Excellence in Free Enterprise award Luncheon, Crystal Bridges' "Halloween in the Hollow" Party, the Rogers Little Theater's "Lend Me a Tenor," the "Orchestral Specta

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 1:32pm

It was all about "Saving Paws" on Friday (Oct. 10) evening, as the Ahimsa Rescue Foundation celebrated a decade of service to the community with its fifth annual benefit.

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 12:02pm

The Fort Smith region will celebrate everything from animal rescue to Halloween horrors in the coming weeks as it hosts the Saving Paws Benefit, Wiederkehr Wine Fest, the Murder & Mayhem Trolley Tour, BalloonFest and a Survivors' Challenge.

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:06pm

Northwest Arkansas is kicking off fall with a busy calendar that includes the annual Pea Ridge Mule Jump, an Art Night Out at Crystal Bridges, War Eagle Craft Fair, A Taste of Home Cooking School, and A Night at the Speakeasy.

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:55pm

Chocoholics were in good company on Sunday (Sept. 28) afternoon, as the Friends of the Fort Smith Public Library hosted its sixth annual Chocolate Festival at the Dallas Branch.

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:51pm

Ole! It was a "Fiesta for the Future" on Saturday (Sept. 27) evening, as the Boys & Girls Club of Van Buren hosted its inaugural Great Futures Gala.

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 4:31pm

Dressed in a short pink dress and standing on two prosthetic legs, Amy Purdy stood before breast cancer survivors and guests at the Susan G.

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:24pm

The crowd of 250 gathered at Pinnacle Country Club on Friday night made a difference in the lives of people in all 75 counties across Arkansas by participating in the 23rd annual Charity Challenge of Champions that provides funding for the Arkansas Crisis Center.

Sun, 09/21/2014 - 11:45am

Italian soirees, a "Fiesta for the Future," and festivals celebrating all things chocolate and all things ale are among just a few of the many events packing the Fort Smith region's calendar in the coming weeks.

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:11pm

Fall is on its way which means Bikes, Blues & BBQ is coming to town, along with the annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon, The Big Event, Amazeum's inaugural Tinkerfest, and more.

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:55pm

Seven proved to be a truly lucky number on Monday (Sept. 15) as the Van Buren Chamber of Commerce hosted its seventh annual Chamber Golf Classic.

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:56pm

For the past 25 years when September rolls around, the green hills of the Buell farm outside of Goshen go from a quiet, pastoral setting to the site of a polo match and a festive party, hosting 2,000 people.

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:29pm

Sounds of conversation, laughter and soft music filled the air as the aroma of flowers and gourmet food pleased the senses at Chefs in the Garden on Tuesday evening (Sept. 9) at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks in Fayetteville.

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 8:42pm

Sonny and Sue Robison are masters at leading double lives. The two have become synonymous for their portrayals of Fort Smith legendary Federal Judge Isaac Parker and his wife Mary, appearing at functions throughout the year to promote local history and share the couple's unique story.

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:54pm

More than a dozen regional artists were honored on Sunday (Sept. 7) as the Center for Art and Education in Van Buren debuted its 37th annual Adult Artist Competition Exhibit.

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 8:53pm

The Fort Smith region will have much to celebrate in September including the 37th annual CAE Adult Artist Competition, Wings of Hope Butterfly Release, and the return of the annual Arkansas Oklahoma State Fair and all the fried food that comes with it.

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 5:32pm


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