Visitor Finds 4.38-Carat Diamond at Crater of Diamonds State Park

(MURFREESBORO, Ark.) — Noreen Wredberg of Granite Bay, Calif., found the 4.38-carat yellow diamond sitting on top of the ground within an hour of searching. It’s the largest diamond found so far this year at Crater of Diamonds State Park. Since retiring in 2011, Noreen and her husband Michael have spent much of their leisure […]

Take joy in the outdoors in Mena

Arkansas Tourism

Mena is surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest and shines as an outdoor destination in Arkansas. “We have something for everyone from canoeing and kayaking, fishing and hunting, hiking and bike riding to enjoying a peaceful meditation or walk in one of our parks,” said Mena Mayor Seth Smith. Mena was founded in 1896 as […]

This weekend in North Little Rock (9.27.21)

Here is what is happening in North Little Rock this weekend! The Pulaski County Fair starts this Wednesday, and there will be a Hispanic Heritage Month Art and Food Festival next Saturday in Argenta Plaza. Things to do this week in North Little Rock (as of 9.27.21) *denotes FREE admission Full calendar of events: […]

I cooled my jets on the Oregon Coast after rafting the Rogue River

Steaming temps in the inland valleys of Southern Oregon sent me to the coast to cool off. The Redwood Hwy (199),  out of Grants Pass is a snaking road that takes you to Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, the northernmost redwood forest in California. It traces the rugged Smith River Corridor sheathed in towering sugar pines and deposits […]

War Memorial Stadium to Offer Media Spaces for Oct. 23 Razorback Game

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) War Memorial Stadium is offering six paid designated media spaces for the October 23, 2021, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville vs. University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff game. The paid spaces are intended to allow media to set up promotional tents, etc. the day of the game should they choose to do so. The […]

Interview Opportunities with Roots N Blues Festival Organizers

WHAT: 2021 Roots N Blues Festival WHEN: September 24-26, 2021 WHERE: Stephens Lake Park, Columbia, MO WHO: Festival organizers and Columba tourism officials are available now until the start of the festival for pre-scheduled interviews: Tracy Lane, Festival Co-Owner Shay Jasper, Festival Co-Owner Megan McConachie, Strategic Communications Manager for the Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau MEDIA CONTACTS:  To schedule an […]

Svensk Hyllningsfest

LINDSBORG, KS – Occurring in October of odd numbered years, the residents of Lindsborg, Little Sweden U.S.A., host a community-wide festival and don traditional Swedish folk costumes to celebrate the Swedish pioneers who settled the Smoky Valley in 1868 – 1869. The festival features art and crafts, special foods, ethnic music, and other special entertainment […]

Ozark Folk Center State Park To Host Fall Music & Arts Festival

(MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark.) – The Ozark Folk Center State Park’s Stringband Music & Arts Festival is on Oct. 15 and 16, 2021. The family-friendly festival will be a weekend-long celebration of lively stringband music and handcrafted arts featuring the Ozark’s finest artisans, music prodigies, and live performances by some of the best touring bands that […]

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