This Week in North Little Rock (3.14.2022)

Here is what is happening in North Little Rock this week! The 7th Annual ACANSA Arts Festival of the South will also be featuring several events this week. Things to do this week in North Little Rock (as of 3.14.22) *denotes FREE admission Full calendar of events: https://northlittlerock.org/events Simmons Bank Arena presents George Strait on […]

Jeff King named deputy director of Arkansas State Parks

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – Jeff King has been named deputy director of Arkansas State Parks, a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism. King began his career with state parks as a park planner 14 years ago. “Jeff has been a leader in the Planning & Development section, prioritizing return-on-investment projects for revenue […]

More than $3.6 million in outdoor recreation grants awarded

(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) – The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism awarded more than $3.6 million in Outdoor Recreation Grants awarded to projects within 25 counties across the state on Friday, March 4. The grants are divided into two categories: Matching Grants and Facilities for Underdeveloped Neighborhoods (FUN) Park Grants. “The Outdoor Recreation Grants Program has provided $47.2 million in matching grants since 1988 and […]

This Week in North Little Rock (3.7.2022)

Here is what is happening in North Little Rock this week! The Argenta Community Theater will begin their production of Our Town on March 9th. The 7th Annual ACANSA Arts Festival of the South will begin on March 10th. Things to do this week in North Little Rock (as of 3.7.22) *denotes FREE admission Full […]

Crater of Diamonds celebrates 50 years as an Arkansas State Park

Anniversary celebration scheduled for April 22-23 (MURFREESBORO, Ark.) – Crater of Diamonds State Park celebrates its 50th year as an Arkansas state park this year and will hold an anniversary celebration on Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23. Crater of Diamonds State Park, in Murfreesboro, Ark., has managed North America’s only public diamond mine […]

March edition of ‘Discover Arkansas’ available online

Arkansas Tourism

The March edition of “Discover Arkansas” is now available at www.arkansas.com/discover-arkansas. Published by Arkansas Tourism, the monthly digital publication highlights events, activities and trip ideas in The Natural State. Arkansas has no shortage of natural beauty, and there’s no better time to witness the state in bloom than in the spring. In our March issue, […]

2022 Excellence in Arkansas Tourism Awards presented

Arkansas Tourism

Arkansas tourism partners from across the state tonight honored the 2022 winners of the annual Excellence in Arkansas Tourism Awards during a ceremony at the 48th Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism, held February 27-March 1 in Fayetteville. The awards honor individuals and organizations that have made important contributions to the state’s tourism industry in the […]

Ozark Folk Center State Park season opener April 15

Ozark Folk Center State Park announces opening season and music events (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Ark.) – Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View opens Friday, April 15, in conjunction with the city’s Arkansas Folk Festival. Held in the self-proclaimed “Folk Music Capital of the World,” the 2022 season runs from mid-April through Oct. 22, ending during Mountain […]

North Little Rock A & P appoints Marion as commissioner at-large

NORTH LITTLE ROCK (Wednesday, February 23, 2022) – Michael Marion, General Manager of Simmons Bank Arena in North Little Rock, was appointed to a four-year at-large position on the North Little Rock Advertising & Promotion Commission last week at North Little Rock City Hall. “We’re excited to welcome Michael on board,” said Melody Williford, Chairman […]

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