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Step Back In Time

Har-Ber Village has memories to share BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com The name Harvey Jones was once synonymous with Springdale. Jones was the founder of Jones Truck Lines, by 1980 the largest

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Sharklahoma!

Jenks Aquarium celebrates species BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, the Oklahoma Aquarium has declared July “Sharklahoma.” “Sharklahoma is a

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No Place Like Home

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com It’s a full-time job to keep up with the big cats at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, just south of Eureka Springs. The most recent expansion opened June

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Touring The Trails

Adventure, scenery highlights of new trails JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com Northwest Arkansas is at a tipping point, says Amber Chambers. The region stands at the precipice of becoming a new mecca

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Sea change

Art exhibit is colorfully profound lesson Jennifer Nixon Special to The Free Weekly There’s a colorful fish on the wall. It’s fun. It’s whimsical, made out of flip-flops and the

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Honey, I Shrunk The House

‘Model Homes’ showcase artistry in miniature BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com It’s safe to say Carolyn Reno knows more about what’s in the Shiloh Museum vaults than anyone. As collections manager, she’s

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Ahoy, Maties!

Real treasure revealed amid plenty of pirate fun LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com It’s not surprising that Arts Live has chosen Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Treasure Island” as its next production: Pirates,

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Summer Is Season For Studying Fun

Washington County nonprofits offer wealth of opportunities LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Summer approaches, but do not fear, parents: Northwest Arkansas organizations are more than up for the challenge of helping

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Kids Play Free At Fritz’s

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com Three foster families — with six or seven children total — were enjoying a fun day out at Fritz’s Adventure in Branson earlier this year. Imagine their

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Watch And Learn

Juggling festival hits new heights in Eureka LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Galen Harp is passionate about juggling. Though he didn’t officially discover juggling until he was an adult, the co-founder