November 2: Experience the beauty of a tree rainbow along the shores of nearby Lake Maumelle, with Pinnacle Mountain on the horizon. Join a park interpreter for a guided tour of these amazing colors. Don’t forget your camera you won’t want to miss the amazing foliage of the Ouachita Mountains. Advance payment is required. Admission: $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-12. Event Meeting Place: Jolly Rogers Marina. For more information and to make your reservations call Pinnacle Mountain State Park at 501-868-5806.
October 19: The Good Earth Garden Center’s Annual Pooches & Pumpkins event will be held from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome, including your furry pets! There will be many fall themed areas for family photo taking, a pet costume contest (so bring your pet in costume), free hot dogs, popcorn, beverages, hayrides, balloons, face painting, live music, a fainting goat and much more! We will be adding new fun stuff too so watch our Facebook page for updates. We have invited local rescue groups too so maybe if you don’t have a pooch, you can meet one here at The Good Earth Garden Center. For more information contact Jennifer Gibson at 501-868-4666.
October 18-19: Spruce up your garden with mums, pansies and other fall favorites! Sales benefit ACCESS programs for individuals with language and learning disabilities. Event time: Friday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct.19, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Location: ACCESS Stella Boyle Smith Campus, 10618 Breckenridge Dr., Little Rock. For details, visit www.accessgroupinc.org
Regardless of age, there’s something about autumn that tugs at our core. The new crunch underfoot, sharper air, and richer colors. After a light rain, the moist leaves collect in gutters and along roadways, filling the air with an earthy, sweet smell of decomposition. Continue reading