Toad Suck Daze at a Glance

03 May 2024 in

Toad Suck Daze at a Glance
By Hailey Decker

Come join Arkansas PBS on May 3 through May 5 for the annual Toad Suck Daze festival in downtown Conway. This yearly celebration is a way to bring people together to commemorate the heritage of Conway and enjoy the community of central Arkansas. Whether you are seeking delicious food, live entertainment or interactive activities, Toad Suck Daze has something for everyone.

National Public TV Day

03 Apr 2024 in

Did you know April 7 is National Public Television Day? We’re proud to celebrate with all of you! YOU are the reason for the work we do to serve Arkansas - and the reason that 350 other public television stations across America do the same. You are the support system that keeps us going each day.  

For our history buffs and PBS super fans, we thought we’d share a bit about how public television started, and some little known or new facts about Arkansas PBS. And don’t miss the end where we give you a sneak peek at what’s coming up!  


Totality: The Great Arkansas Eclipse

19 Mar 2024 in

We are beyond excited for the total solar eclipse headed over Arkansas on April 8. We’ve all heard about it, but what is it about?

We’ve put together a little bit of background information for you, and a run-down of how you can make the most out of this monumental event with a special broadcast and livestream from four strategic Arkansas locations.

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive

24 Oct 2023 in

Won’t you help a neighbor? Join us in the annual Mister Rogers Sweater Drive to support Arkansans in need! From Nov. 5 to Nov. 20, you’ll have the chance to donate new or gently used sweaters at libraries that are partnering with Arkansas PBS.

 “Real strength has to do with helping others.”

32nd Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival

04 Oct 2023 in

The 32nd Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival (HSDFF) runs Oct. 6 through 14 at the Arlington Hotel and Spa in Hot Springs, and Arkansas PBS is involved in a number of ways.

HSDFF Filmmaker Forum
Monday, Oct. 9th and Tuesday, Oct. 10th at 9 a.m.


Taste of the South

31 Jul 2023 in

Arkansas PBS is excited to announce an upcoming virtual event featuring panelists from two new PBS series.

Join us for a delicious discussion with guests from “Southern Storytellers” and “The Great American Recipe” which will celebrate the history of southern cuisine and its influence on today’s southern culture and identity. Hosted by PBS and co-hosted by Arkansas PBS and Virginia Public Media, this event will give attendees a true taste of the south.


Arkansas PBS launches Arkansas Live

01 Mar 2023 in

Arkansas PBS is proud to launch a new initiative called "Arkansas Live" to bring informative and engaging events directly to citizens through livestreaming at

Get front row access to some of the most educational and entertaining events across the state, including livestreams from Crystal Bridges, Arkansas Department of Heritage, Winthrop Rockefeller Institute and more.

Upcoming Arkansas Live events include: