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Creative Conservation Day Camp

Creative Conservation Day Camp
Recycled crafts, outside recreation, and other fun stuff are to be had at the Creative Conservation Day Camp at Lake Dardenelle. Kids ages 8-12 can attend this camp from 9 am to 4 pm each day from August 1 - 3. Learn how to go green and keep the Earth clean. Your fee includes meals and supplies. Contact the park for registration details at 479-967-5516.

River Valley Business Expo 2012

River Valley Business Expo 2012

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark.---The Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 2012 River Valley Business Expo on Wednesday, Aug. 8. The event will be held on the Arkansas Tech University campus at Tucker Coliseum from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibitors will be incorporating the theme “Together the Sky is the Limit” into their booths. There will be more than 90 different local businesses exhibited at the expo. Admission is free and open to the general public. Last year, more than 3,500 people attended the event and the chamber is hoping for even more this year. Anyone interested is encouraged to come by, look around, shop, and visit with exhibitors.

For more information, contact the Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce at (479) 968-2530.

It's So Official - Little Rock Fashion Week 2012!

It's So Official - Little Rock Fashion Week 2012!

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (July 16-21) - For fashion enthusiasts from everywhere, it's that time of year for fun, bright lights, action, fashion and entertainment that they've been waiting to experience - Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW). The fourth annual LRFW is July 16-21. This year LRFW is being held at locations throughout Little Rock and North Little Rock. The experience will highlight the fashion brands by emerging local, national, and European designers, including the art by hairstylists, makeup artists and popular musicians.

It's an experience that promises to be one-of-a-kind throughout, and Brandon D. Campbell, LRFW's founder and executive producer, isn't sparing too many details on the creative aspects of each presentation. He's describing the 2012 installment as "reality fashionment experiences."

"From a creative perspective, the experiences that my team and I have assembled are the most unique ever.

Spider Hider

Spider Hider

Do you want to spend a day surronded by spiders? Probably not! But for those of you interested in arachnids, or have kids that are interested, this is the perfect place for you. This Saturday at 3:00 pm, Spider Hider at the Lake Dardenelle visitor center is a perfect getaway to learn about our eight legged friends. Find out what they do, what they eat, where they live, and even find out which ones are dangerous to us. This event is free, because no one wants to spend money to be surronded by spiders all day! Call 479-967-5516 for more information.

Made from Scratch: Herbs and Spices

Made from Scratch: Herbs and Spices

On top of Petit Jean Mountain, at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institue, Robert Hall educates you on the wide variety of harbs and spices August 11 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Learn to appreciate their flavor and smell while finding out new ways to spice up your favorite recipes. Cut down on all the fat, salt, and sugar while increasing the variety of culinary emotions in your once-boring palette.

Made from Scratch: Home Canning

Made from Scratch: Home Canning

From Cucumbers to Pickels - Explore the wonders of canning on top of Petit Jean Mountain on July 21 at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institue. Robert Hall guides you to a more knowledgable existence in the world of preserving food. Take your home garden, put it in a jar, and preserve your organic triumphs.  

Made from Scratch: Backyard BBQ

Made from Scratch: Backyard BBQ

This saturday, take a trip to the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute at the top of Petit Jean Mountain for a few lessons in the delicious art of Barbeque. The Backyard BBQ Culinary class starts at 10:00 am and lasts until 3:00 pm. Instruction ranges from gas to charcoal grills and from aluminum foil to Dutch ovens. Taught by Robert Hall, it is a delicious and educational event for everyone. Call 501-727-5435