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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In addition to cooler weather and Razorback football, Sept. brings with it some of Northwest Arkansas' most celebrated events including Chefs in the Garden, Weekend with the Finest, Polo in the Ozarks, and more.
People filled Dickson Street in Fayetteville on Tuesday night (Sept. 2), much like any other night of the year. But on Tuesday, 454 of those on the street wore red wristbands and occasionally studied a map.
Heroes were in abundance at the United Way 2014 campaign kickoff and appreciation event on Thursday (Aug. 29) at Fast Lane Entertainment in Lowell. The theme of the kickoff was “What This Place Needs is Everyday Heroes.”
The new year might have already started, but that didn't keep Christ the King School in Fort Smith from celebrating an "Endless Summer" with a Denim & Diamonds themed party on Saturday (Aug. 23) evening.
With Labor Day just around the corner, Northwest Arkansas folks are gearing up for the annual Fayetteville Roots Festival, United Way's "Heroes" Campaign Kick-off, and Savor the Flavor. And there are, we’ve been told, Chefs in the Garden.
Teal drinks, teal attire, and teal linens helped set the theme on Saturday (Aug. 16) evening as the Arkansas River Valley Ovarian Cancer Coalition (ARVOCC) hosted its third annual TEAL in Tahiti at the Convention Center in downtown Fort Smith.
The Clayton House's traditional silver tea sets and lace tablecloths were nowhere to be found on Saturday (August 9) evening, as the historic home in Fort Smith hosted a real guys night, "Sippin' on Sixth Street-Judge Clayton's Southern Soiree."
The Fort Smith region is winding down the summer with a full calendar of family events and fundraisers in the coming weeks. Locals are invited to enjoy an Art Night Out, a Fall into Fashion benefit, Teal Night in Tahiti, Rock the River, and Denim and Diamonds.