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The 2017 Heber Springs World Championship Cardboard Boat Races

June 23, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

World Championship Cardboard Boat Races 2017Get set for the 31st annual World Championship Cardboard Boat Races! This beloved and wacky annual event is scheduled for July 29, 2017, 10am at Sandy Beach on Greers Ferry Lake in Heber Springs, AR.

Heber Springs’ Cardboard Boat Races began as a novelty in 1987 to help drum up a little more summer tourism for the area. If they had had any idea how successful and popular this event would be, they probably would’ve started up sooner! Every year contestants, spectators, and film crews from across the country come to witness the spectacle – and spectacle it truly is!

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2015 Arkansas Folk Festival in Mountain View

March 14, 2015 by Corey A. Edwards

Arkansas Folk Festival 2015The annual spring celebration of Mountain View’s Arkansas Folk Festival is scheduled for April 17th through the 19th, 2015 – will you be there?

The 2015 Arkansas Folk Festival in Mountain View is the 53rd annual return of a popular folk and bluegrass music tradition, here in Arkansas, one featuring not just tons of great folk and bluegrass music but also frontier life demonstrations, handmade crafts, dancing, window decorating, and even a parade! Mountain View’s Arkansas Folk Festival is great fun – there’s even a free shuttle from downtown Mountain View to the Folk Center!

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