Columbia’s Roots N Blues Festival Makes Its Highly-Anticipated Return

COLUMBIA, MO – After more than a year without live music, the driving beat of a snare drum, the pulsing rhythm of a bass guitar and sweet vocal melodies floating through the air around Stephens Lake Park will be welcome sounds as the Roots N Blues Festival makes its highly anticipated return to Columbia September […]

Things to do this week in North Little Rock (as of 7.19.21)

*Denotes FREE admission Full calendar of events: *Weekdays: Reptile & Amphibian Take & Make STEM crafts – William F. Laman Library Main Branch (2801 Orange St.) Wednesday, July 21 *8a–7:30p|The Old Mill at T. R. Pugh Memorial Park (3800 Lakeshore Dr.) *9a–4p|North Little Rock Welcome Center (600 Main St.) *9a-6p|Blue-Eyed Knocker Club Photo Exhibit […]

Fairbanks, Alaska Hosts Annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympics

Fairbanks, Alaska (AK) – The annual World Eskimo-Indian Olympic Games (WEIO) will take place at the Big Dipper in Fairbanks from July 21 through 24, 2021. A four-day series of traditional Alaska Native athletic competitions, WEIO draws Native athletes and dancers from around the state, the United States, Canada and Greenland, as well as visitors, […]

Things to do in North Little Rock (as of 7.12.21)

*denotes FREE admission Friday, July 16 – Sunday, July 18: Main Street (Broadway to 5th Streets) closed for Argenta Dogtown Throwdown Friday, July 16 5a-6a|Happy Hour (Half off drinks OR buy 1 get 1 drink) – Dark Side Coffee Co. (4621 JFK Blvd.) *8a–7:30p|The Old Mill at T. R. Pugh Memorial Park (3800 Lakeshore Dr.) […]

Cave City celebrates sweetest watermelons

Cave City bills itself as having the “world’s sweetest watermelons.” Find out for yourself July 29-31 during the 41st annual Watermelon Festival, which offers three days packed full of fun and entertainment for the entire family. Activities include a children’s fishing derby, 5K run, car show, pancake breakfast, parade, school alumni reunion, speed eating contest, […]

Moorefields Hillsborough is a Special Place that Invites You to Visit

Old houses tell a story. They have a history. How many, over the course of the last two and a half centuries, have walked these floors before you? Soldiers, artists, men and women in elegant finery contradancing across the ballroom floor. In an old house we have sense of place, of time, a perspective on […]

July Edition of ‘Discover Arkansas’ Available Online

The July edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. This month, we’re introducing you to some new (and not-so-new) museums and history in Arkansas! Looking to learn about the history of travel for African Americans? […]

July 1 : A Letter From NATJA’s CEO

Happy Summer! We are at the beginning of a more promising summer as people hit the road or take to the skies to embark on much-anticipated travel adventures. After sixteen months of staying put, it is no wonder that we are eager to get out! To that end, be sure and read the latest issue […]

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