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Arkansas State Fair Food

AY Magazine’s very own Kat Robinson is an expert on food in Arkansas, and food at the Arkansas State Fair is no exception. Kat shared her fair food picks after attending the annual media preview and Tasty Tom Awards at the state fairgrounds. She sampled Thanksgiving tacos, salad on a stick, pizza topped with crickets, chocolate covered jalapeno poppers an[...]

Arkansas State Fair Announces Concert Lineup

The 78th Annual Arkansas State Fair will take place from October 12-22. General Manager Ralph Shoptaw said in a news release that the state fair tries to include lots of different musical acts during the event. “We are excited about our headliner concerts this year,” Shoptaw said in the release. “We’re bringing in some great classic rock performers, so[...]

Feels Something Like Home

Perhaps it was the delightful smell of fresh soil or the scorch of the afternoon sun, but something about the day we photographed Real Fair Food featuring Arkansas 4-H members who compete in country fairs around the state, transported me to a place in time--one where I could not be certain I had not previously visited. It was familiar like a favorite movie. [...]