Arts & Events

There has been much buzz lately surrounding the monument to built to be in honor of famous Fort Smithian Gen. William O. Darby. Following a national call for artists, the Gen.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 12:18pm


Mon, 03/03/2014 - 3:14pm

The Fort Smith Museum of History hosted its’ annual “Mardi Gras – Best Party in Town!” on Friday (Feb. 28) at Immaculate Conception Church’s Parish Hall bringing the feel of New Orleans to Fort Smith.

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 4:32pm

Havenwood hosted it's 20th annual Angel Gala on Saturday (Feb. 22) at the Doubletree Suites in Bentonville. 235 guests attended the event, which featured cocktails, silent and live auctions, raffles, a formal dinner, and dancing.

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 4:58pm

More than 1,300 people donned in formal and elegant attire streamed into the John Q. Hammons Center in Northwest Arkansas on Saturday for the 45th NAACP Image Awards Viewing Event.

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 9:35pm

Razorback spirit loomed large Saturday night (Feb. 22) at the 17th annual Red Tie dinner and auction, which raised funds for the Razorback Foundation and honored exceptional student-athletes at the university.

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 2:18pm

In honor of Black History Month, the Fort Smith Public Library hosted a special celebration of African-American culture and heritage on Saturday (Feb. 22) to a standing room only crowd.

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 10:56am

More than a thousand people sampled thirteen regional wines and a myriad of food Friday night (Feb. 21) at the 7th annual Wine Opener, which benefitted the Arkansas chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 6:42pm

Northwest Arkansas will finish February by welcoming Robin Hood to the stage, hosting a premier Wine Opener and Angel Gala, and honoring some of University of Arkansas’ finest Razorback athletes.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 1:36pm

The shortest month of the year is anything but short on festivities and celebrations. February will round out with a Black History magic show, a performance by a 70s pop queen, legendary spaghetti, and of course, Mardi Gras.

Wed, 02/19/2014 - 1:30pm

The Roaring 20s were back in full swing on Saturday (Feb. 15) evening at the first-ever Fountains for Families Bootlegger's Ball. Benefitting the Fountain of Youth Adult Day Center, the event featured dinner, drinks, dancing, and of course, decadent costumes reminiscent of the flappers' era.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 9:44pm

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art hosted its second annual anti-Valentine’s Day bash, the Black Hearts Ball, Saturday night (Feb. 15), attracting the young and young-at-heart.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 9:18pm

Around 350 people enjoyed a memorable Thursday evening (Feb.

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 3:51pm

Where could one go for a pre-Valentine’s dinner and entertainment? An evening at Party on the Patio was the place to be to celebrate a young man’s passion for music at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s on Thursday, February 13, to honor the late Shane Bailey of Fort Smith.

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 8:45am

Quick. Think of someone you know with a proverbial heart of gold. That warm feeling you get inside from thinking about them is exactly what you can expect to feel from the latest acquisition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.

Thu, 02/13/2014 - 6:40pm

Ice and snow on the roads did not deter an estimated 30 guests – including a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient – and history lovers from coming to the birthday celebration of General William O.

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 10:56am

A little snow didn't keep lovers of classic literary works away on Saturday (Feb. 8) afternoon as the Clayton House in Fort Smith hosted a special Valentine-themed Victorian tea party.

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 9:52am

The SnackPack for Kids program purchases and distributes nearly 6,800 snack packs to local children at risk for hunger, and Friday (Feb.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 5:22pm

The coming weeks are filled with reasons to celebrate. General William Darby turns 103, Valentine's Day returns, there will be a party for Shane and Bootleggers get their own ball.

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:52pm

Love is in the air, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate with red carpets, romantic music and of course, endless chocolate. Or, forgo the lovey-dovey holiday and head over to the Black Hearts Ball for an "anti-Valentine" bash.

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 4:46pm


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