Summer Holiday Concerts at the Buffalo Point Amphitheater

The Buffalo National River has scheduled three special concerts this summer at Buffalo Point Amphitheater to celebrate Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day. These family-friendly shows are free and open to the public. Enjoy a weekend of floating, hiking and camping and throw in some classic Ozark music to make it an even more memorable experience. Memorial Day Weekend On Saturday, … [Read more...]

Hometown Hero

“Go big or go home” is a quote used frequently in the South to describe the motivation and drive behind the scenes. Country music singer Lance Carpenter was the embodiment of that mantra last weekend. Lance knows how to have a good time and his friends, family and fans got to witness this first hand at “Music on the Mulberry”.  Some guests had previously purchased tickets for Thunder on the … [Read more...]

Music on the Mulberry

Country Music singer Lance Carpenter was among the bands scheduled to play at “Thunder on the Mountain”.  When faced with the decision to cancel his plans, he decided, “the show must go on”.  “A negative situation is being turned into a positive situation because of a community pulling together around a local artist who is organizing a music festival in 2 weeks.”  Lance had performed at near-by … [Read more...]

Arkansas Outdoor Activities for this Weekend Oct. 15-16 2011

A new feature that will become more timely soon. We have a lot going on outdoors in the Natural State every weekend. We at Arkansas Outside want to help you find those great things to do. So we will soon start publishing a list of things we found that involve outdoor activities for the coming weekend. We expect to start doing this a little earlier in the week but we just came up with this idea and … [Read more...]

I just can’t take much more…

I made a huge mistake today. I left the building. It really wasn't my fault. This meeting was scheduled earlier in the week. How was I to know that this would happen. I should let you know that this makes more sense when you know that I work in a windowless office but much of my job consists of interacting with folks that work in the outdoors. My best days are the ones where I get to visit them … [Read more...]

Little Rock is such a cool place…

Last night we decided to check out a little concert at a church nearby. After dinner we walked through our neighborhood to the church (about a mile away) to see the Central High School Jazz Ensemble do their annual concert. They had a special guest, Wycliffe Gordon, a jazz trombonist. Check out his bio, this guy has serious cred! It was a wonderful concert that even the 13 year old … [Read more...]