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Real Hot Springs Wedding: Kristen Anderson and Jarrod Payne of Houston

by Arkansas Bride Staff 7/8/2016 12:00 am

Kristen and Jarrod chose a destination wedding in Hot Springs at The Arlington. The city holds a special place in Kristen’s heart after many childhood trips with her now late father. His favorite hotel was The Arlington, and there was nowhere else they’d rather be on their wedding day.

Real Arkansas Wedding: Kelsey Bean of Hot Springs and Kirk Van Slyke of Texas

by Arkansas Bride Staff 6/30/2016 12:00 am

Hot Springs native Kelsey Bean and Texas native Kirk Van Slyke fell in love during college at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. They were both student athletes at the time—Kirk played basketball and Kelsey ran track. The two quickly became best friends. “He was what I most looked forward to every day,” Kelsey said.

Memorial Day Weekend: 8 Ideas for Family Fun

by Blair Neel 5/26/2016 1:30 pm

We plan to make the most of our three-day weekend! We've rounded up 8 ideas for family fun this Memorial Day, including a few indoor options in case of thunderstorms or rain.

4 Easy Arkansas Road Trips You Must Take

by Greater Little Rock Guest Guide Staff 4/25/2016 12:23 am

Here are four exciting excursions within a short driving distance from Little Rock.

Mark Your Calendars for Beauty and the Bride: 2016 Hot Springs Bridal Expo

by Jess Ardrey 2/11/2016 1:36 pm

We are fresh off of proposal season and have full blown spring wedding fever. We've got some major planning to do, and we know just where to get started.

Last Chance! Where to See Santa Claus in Little Rock and Central Arkansas

by Blair Neel and Alison Karrh 11/5/2015 11:30 am

It's not too late for your tot to sit on Santa's lap and hand over a wishlist! Kris Kringle will visit with youngsters through Dec. 24 at several spots around town, including Park Plaza Mall, McCain Mall and Bass Pro Shops.

Arkansas Engagement: Emily Tucker & Timothy Cooper

by Jess Ardrey 7/13/2015 11:28 am

Hot Springs residents Emily Trucker and Timothy Cooper are engaged to be wed on Saturday, July 25, at The Regency.

Real Hot Springs Wedding: Stephanie Powers & Randall Ferrell of Los Angeles

by Jess Ardrey 7/1/2015 12:00 am

Los Angeles residents Stephanie Powers and Randy Ferrell met while working on the TV show “True Hollywood Story.” After an exhaustive wedding venue search, the couple decided to leave The Golden State behind to exchange their vows at the beautiful Anthony Chapel, nestled serenely in The Natural State.

8 Events for Weekend Fun: Greek Food Fest, Wild River Country and Arkansas Festival Ballet

by Blair Neel 5/14/2015 12:55 pm

Our fingers are crossed for sunny skies this weekend--or at the very least, no torrential downpours! It's a great weekend for family fun, from the season opening of Wild River Country to the Greek Food Festival. Even if central Arkansas does experience another rainy day, there are plenty of indoor activities to keep the kids smiling, such as the annual Storybook Ballet from Arkansas Festival Ballet. Keep those fingers crossed for good weather and read on for 8 fantastic events!

Mystic Creatures Topiary Art Returns to Garvan Woodland Gardens May 8

by Blair Neel 5/4/2015 10:30 am

After a successful run in 2014, the Mystic Creatures topiary art exhibit will return to Garvan Woodland Gardens this May. This year's exhibit, "Mystic Creatures: Topiary Art Takes Flight," will feature several new sculptures, including a majestic, 20-foot wide "flaming" Phoenix and a nest of "Mystic Babies" in the Children's Adventure Garden.

Earth Day: 12 Family Activities and Events in Central Arkansas

by Blair Neel and Alison Karrh 4/13/2015 10:45 am

April 22 is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day! Spend time as a family learning about and caring for the Natural State and our beautiful planet at these 10 events and activities.

Arkansas Engagement: Aubrey Cook & Ryan Mitchell

by Jess Ardrey 4/6/2015 2:16 pm

Malvern native Aubrey Cook and Ryan Mitchell of Sheridan are engaged to be married. Aubrey and Ryan will exchange vows on Saturday, April 25, at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs.

Greetings From Little Rock: Spend Spring Break As A Tourist in Your Own Town

by Blair Neel and Alison Karrh 3/16/2015 12:00 am

You don't have to make big travel plans for big spring break fun! See how the rest of the world looks at your home town when you spend spring break acting like a tourist right here in central Arkansas. Here are 10 local destinations, from museums to mini golf!

Beauty and the Bride 2015 Hot Springs Bridal Expo

by Jess Ardrey 2/4/2015 12:01 pm

If you haven't already put it in your calendar, make room now! Call your best girlfriends, get your game face on and meet us there!

Arkansas Engagement: Ashliegh Henard & Cody Goff

by Jess Ardrey 12/1/2014 3:50 pm

Conway's Ashleigh Henard and Vilonia native Cody Goff are engaged to be married Friday, February 21, 2015, at the Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs.

Arkansas Engagement: Christin Beggs & Josh Hall

by Jess Ardrey 11/24/2014 10:48 am

Arkadelphia residents Christin Beggs & Josh Hall are engaged to be married on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Garvan Woodland Gardens' Anthony Chapel.

Expect Scorching Summer Fun at These 5 Central Arkansas Hot Spots

by Blair Neel 7/8/2014 12:00 am

Get outdoors and beat the heat at its own game. Here are five playful destinations in central Arkansas that are fun for the whole family.

Next Bridal Fair in Lineup: Beauty and the Bride Fair in Hot Springs

by Alexis Hosticka 4/7/2014 10:00 am

Having a wedding in the Spa City or are you just wanting a few more ideas for your wedding plan? The next bridal fair lined up is the Beauty and the Bride Fair at the 1920s Hamp Williams Building on Sunday, April 13. Get your tickets now!

20 Ways To Go Wild at Little Rock Family’s 20th Birthday Party at the Little Rock Zoo

by Little Rock Family Staff 4/1/2014 12:00 am

An entire day of fun begins at 9 a.m. on April 5 and will include performances, giveaways, yummy treats and more. Here are 20 things you can do to celebrate 20 years of Little Rock Family!

4 Floral Events: Wye Mountain Daffodils, Tulips at Garvan and More

by Blair Neel & Alison Karrh 3/21/2014 7:45 am

If you ask us, spring cannot get here fast enough. We can't wait for consistently warm, sunny days...and to see flowers popping up around Arkansas. Check out these four floral festivals happening this month!