The Natural State Podcast

Patrick Weeks – U.S. Marshals Museum Fort Smith, Arkansas

An episode of The Natural State Podcast

By Arkansas Tourism
Welcome to the Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The host is Parks and Tourism Executive Director Kane Webb, who provides an in-depth look at Arkansas’ thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful.
Patrick Weeks – U.S. Marshals Museum Fort Smith, Arkansas
Welcome to The Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The host is Executive Director Kane Webb, who provides an in-depth look at Arkansas’s thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful. This week Kane joins Patrick Weeks President of the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Patrick updates us on the current status of the museum, what the experience will be like, and the economic impact to the area.
35:58
July 2, 2018
Michael Wampler – Magic Springs Theme and Water Park
Welcome to The Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism, hosted by Executive Director Kane Webb, who will provide an in-depth look at Arkansas’s thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful. This week Kane joins Michael Wampler, Director of Sales and Marketing at Magic Springs Theme and Water Park, to discuss the exciting 2018 events and attractions.
20:17
May 10, 2018
Natural State Podcast - David Bazzel and Grady Spann
Welcome to The Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The host is Executive Director Kane Webb, who provides an in-depth look at Arkansas’s thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful. This week Kane joins David Bazzel and Grady Spann to talk about Razorback football and the future of War Memorial Stadium, now under the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.
26:21
May 10, 2018
Natural State Podcast- Rex Nelson Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Welcome to The Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The host is Executive Director Kane Webb, who provides an in-depth look at Arkansas’s thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful. This week Kane is joined by , Senior Editor at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette to talk about his return to the newspaper, and combining his love of media with his love of Arkansas.
44:19
May 10, 2018
Natural State Podcast - Bob Phelps - Keep Arkansas Beautiful
Welcome to The Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The host is Executive Director Kane Webb, who provides an in-depth look at Arkansas’s thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful. Today, Kane talks with Bob Phelps, former Director of Keep Arkansas Beautiful, about the benefits of recycling and litter prevention.
31:09
May 10, 2018
Unexpected Art Event - Fort Smith Arkansas
Welcome to The Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The host is Executive Director Kane Webb, who provides an in-depth look at Arkansas’s thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful. Today, Kane is taking a tour of the murals in downtown Fort Smith with Claire Kolberg, event director for the Unexpected Art Event, and Claude LeGris, Executive Director of the Fort Smith Advertising & Promotion Commission.
49:00
May 10, 2018
Wayne Smith - Oaklawn Racing Gaming
Welcome to The Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The host is Executive Director Kane Webb, who provides an in-depth look at Arkansas’s thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful. This episode features a candid conversation with Wayne Smith, assistant general manager of Oaklawn, one of the nation’s most respected racing and gaming centers, and Arkansas’s No. 1 tourist destination. Smith talks about Oaklawn’s rich history, its future, and how it became the track where the race for the Triple Crown begins.
12:53
May 10, 2018
Seth Alvo Seth Bike Hacks
Welcome to The Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The host is Executive Director Kane Webb, who provides an in-depth look at Arkansas’s thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful. Kane is joined by co-host Joe Jacobs of Arkansas State Parks as they discuss Arkansas mountain biking with Seth Alvo of Seth's Bike Hacks.
18:18
May 10, 2018
Gabe Holmstrom - Downtown Little Rock Partnership
Welcome to The Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The host is Executive Director Kane Webb, who provides an in-depth look at Arkansas’s thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful. On this episode, Gabe Holmstrom, executive director of the Downtown Little Rock Partnership, will talk about the amazing transformation of downtown Little Rock and plans for future development.
22:00
May 10, 2018
David Wright- Bentonville Parks & Recreation
Welcome to The Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The host is Executive Director Kane Webb, who provides an in-depth look at Arkansas’s thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful. David Wright, director of Bentonville Parks and Recreation, joins Kane to talk about his city’s newest tourism attraction – mountain biking. With a variety of trails that are perfect for youngsters or challenging for even the most experienced mountain bikers, Bentonville is becoming a favorite year-round destination.
20:57
May 10, 2018
Austin Barrow-El Dorado Festivals & Events
Welcome to The Natural State Podcast Series from the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. The host is Executive Director Kane Webb, who provides an in-depth look at Arkansas’s thriving tourism industry and the people who make it successful. Austin Barrow, president and COO of El Dorado Festivals and Events, joins Kane to talk about the new arts and entertainment district in El Dorado, kicking off with a five-day music extravaganza in September.
31:56
May 10, 2018
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