January 2020

January 1–– First Day Battlefield Hike, Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Many Arkansas State Parks are hosting special hikes and programs scheduled for the first day of the new year –– part of a nationwide movement. Check website for details.  #firstdayhikes • www.arkansasstateparks.com


January 7–– The Good Stuff Auction. Antiques, Estate & Consignment Auctions. Preview 4:00 p.m. Auction 6:00 p.m. 7824 Colonel Glenn Rd., Little Rock, AR. (501) 562-2800 www.thegoodstuffauction.com


January 10–– Sandwiching in History tour of Barton Coliseum (built in 1952.) 2600 Howard St., Little Rock, AR. Free tour 12:00 noon. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. www.arkansaspreservation.com


January 11–– Trial By Jury Dinner. Living history based upon actual 19th century trial. Reservations required. Williams' Tavern Restaurant, Historic Washington State Park, Washington, AR. www.historicwashingtonstatepark.com


January 11–– Cabin Fever Reliever. Annual celebration. Local collectors will feature displays and more. 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale, AR. www.shilohmuseum.org


January 11–– National Arkansas Day. Traveling historical exhibit and living history fur trapper camp recreation. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Pinnacle Mountain State Park, 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road, Little Rock. www.arkansasstateparks.com

January 11–– Rush Seat Weaving Workshop. 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Lower White River Museum State Park, 2009 Main Street, Des Arc, AR. www.arkansasstateparks.com

January 11-12–– Antique Alley Arkansas Antique Show. 200+ booths of items from the 1950s and before. Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 12:00 to 5:00. Conway Expo Center. 2505 E Oak St, Conway, AR. (501) 230-5728 www.antiquealleyarkansas.com


January 14–– Arkansas Highlands Folk Project. “An Introduction to Traditional Music of the Ouachita & Ozark Mountains.” 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Registration required. Garland County Library, Hot Springs, AR. www.gclibrary.com


January 15–– “Growing Up in Bella Vista.” 12:00 noon program from author Constance Waddell about her memories from 1940s Bella Vista. Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale, AR. www.shilohmuseum.org


January 17-19–– ARK-LA-TEX Antique Festival. Bossier City Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd, Bossier City, LA.  www.heritageeventcompany.com


January 18–– Detectives of the Past. Uncovering historical clues to discover history, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park, 506 East Douglas Street, Prairie Grove, AR. www.arkansasstateparks.com  


January 18–– Dances of the Past. Historic dance class and social. 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Historic Washington State Park, 100 S W Morrison St, Washington, AR. www.historicwashingtonstatepark.com


January 18–– Onsite Little Rock Estate Auction. Auction at 10:00 a.m.  Check website for exact location and details. Conducted by: Pinnacle Auction, Little Rock. (501) 258-4400  or (501) 258-4401   www.isaysold.com


January 21–– The Good Stuff Auction. Antiques, Estate & Consignment Auctions. Preview 4:00 p.m. Auction 6:00 p.m. 7824 Colonel Glenn Rd., Little Rock, AR. (501) 562-2800 www.thegoodstuffauction.com   

January 24-26–– Defense of Cadron Blockhouse, Cadron Settlement Park, Conway, AR. Sponsored by Arkansas Colonial Reenacting and the Early Arkansaw Reenactors Association.

• www.facebook.com/arkcolonial/    

• www.earlyarkansas.com


Dates and Events are subject to change. Please call before driving to be certain of scheduling.  

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LOOKING AHEAD:

Feb. 7–– Sandwiching in History tour of the Quaker Meeting House (built in 1926) located at 3415 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR. Free tour 12:00 noon. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. www.arkansaspreservation.com


Feb. 8–– “Justice in Jacksonport” 1886: The Murder Trial of A. B. Chambers. Living history trial based upon real events. 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Jacksonport State Park, 111 Avenue Street, Newport, AR. www.arkansasstateparks.com


Feb. 14-16–– Vintage Tulsa Show. Expo Square, Tulsa Fairgrounds, Exchange Center Building, 4145 E 21st St, Tulsa, Oklahoma. www.heritageeventcompany.com


Feb. 19–– “Men of Earth.” 12:00 noon program about Northwest Arkansas potters working in the 1800s. Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave., Springdale, AR. www.shilohmuseum.org


Feb. 22–– 6th Annual 19th Century Herbal Medicine Workshop: Lotions, Potions, and Tinctures, Oh My! 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Advance registration required. Jacksonport State Park, 111 Avenue Street, Newport, AR. www.arkansasstateparks.com  


Feb. 29–– WSCCC Arkansas Women's History Month Festival. 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Old State House Museum, 300 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR. www.arkansasheritage.com



Dates and Events are subject to change. Please call before driving to be certain of scheduling.