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Where to See Santa Claus in Little Rock and Central Arkansas

by Little Rock Family Staff 11/22/2017 12:39 pm

That's right! Santa Claus is coming to town, visiting with children at various locations around Little Rock and central Arkansas.

Hot Springs Accentuates The Offbeat to Its Marketing Allure

by Kyle Massey 7/10/2017 12:00 am

So what does an inventive and industrious tourism marketer do when he already has many of the state’s top attractions? In Hot Springs, one answer is coming up with weirder, stranger things.

Real Hot Springs Wedding: Brittney Rand & Cole Carson of Los Angeles

by Arkansas Bride Staff 6/20/2017 12:00 am

Even though the Illinois natives now live together in Los Angeles, the couple needed a venue that wasn’t too far from their home state, as Brittney’s grandparents are not able to fly. After googling “forest chapel” and finding Anthony Chapel, the couple was sold.

4 Easy Arkansas Road Trips You Must Take

by Greater Little Rock Guest Guide Staff 4/19/2017 12:15 am

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

5 Restaurants Worth the Road Trips Across Arkansas

by Lydia McAllister 4/10/2017 12:00 am

Road trips don’t have to mean endless hours counting mile markers. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best family-friendly restaurants around the area, and all are just a few hours away from Little Rock.

Arkansas Engagement: Jenny + Adam

by Lydia McAllister 3/2/2017 7:31 am

Jenny Waggoner and Adam Hankins are tying the knot! Kelly Kate Photography captured their love on camera before their Garvan Gardens wedding in April!

10 Events for Weekend Family Fun

by Lydia McAllister 3/1/2017 4:48 pm

Be sure to make the most out of the spring-like weather this weekend!

9 Events for Weekend Family Fun

by Lydia McAllister 2/9/2017 7:00 am

The weekend is oh so near.

6 Unique Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Little Rock Family

by Little Rock Family Staff 11/25/2016 12:00 am

The first installment of our special advertising section offers unique ideas for giving.

5 Events for Weekend Fun: Halloween Celebrations, 5K and More!

by Lydia McAllister 10/6/2016 8:00 am

It’s finally feeling like fall, and with it comes all the spooky fun October has to offer. Take the kids to Magic Screams at Magic Springs Water & Theme Park to kick off their month of Halloween celebrations. Or, head out to the Third Annual Family Fun Day at Ron Coleman Mining to treasure hunt with the whole family.

Ask the Expert: Becca Ohman, Gardens Director of Garvan Woodland Gardens

by Little Rock Soirée Staff 8/24/2016 5:45 pm

Becca Ohman, Gardens Director of the renowned Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, gives her top tips for creating a sanctuary for nature’s little helpers

Real Arkansas Wedding: Caitlin Angel of Hot Springs & Matthew Sunseri

by Arkansas Bride Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Hot Springs native Caitlin Angel met her future husband Matthew Sunseri while in college at Louisiana Tech. A chance encounter caused Caitlin to add Matt as a friend on Facebook. A first date soon followed, and even after a funny date mishap—Caitlin spilled leftover food in his car—a loving relationship quickly grew.

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 ABPG Staff 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.

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.

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.