A venture to this state park is on the must-do list for many, the park being the only spot in North America where you can dig for diamonds and other gemstones and keep your finds.
After you’ve downed liquid cheese by the bucketful, consider heading over to Chili Fights in the Heights, a chili cook-off that benefits the Arkansas Foodbank. Kavanaugh will be blocked off from N. Taylor to N. Polk streets. The entry deadline for chili cooking teams is today, Oct. 17; the fee is $50. Cooking begins at 1 p.m.; tasting kits will be up for purchase for $4 beginning at 5 p.m. Beer, wine and soda will be available for purchase. Big Silver will perform beginning at 4:30 p.m.