Z-Event Calendar

 The Heber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their Fireworks Extravaganza Tuesday, July 3rd at Sandy Beach on the shores of Greers Ferry Lake.  There will be live music and food vendors at 7:30pm and the fireworks will start at 9:30pm.  The event is free, but there is a parking fee for those arriving by car.  For more information, visit www.heber-springs.com

INDEPENDENCE DAY EVENTS

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An old fashioned July 4th Celebration will be held Wednesday, July 4th in Russell at the old school house.  Activities will begin with a pancake breakfast at 6:30am.  Other activities will include a parade, arts and crafts, live music, a classic car show, three-legged races, greased pig races, a watermelon eating contest, a horseshoe contest, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament and fireworks.  Everyone is invited to attend.

The Annual City of Ward 4th of July Picnic and Fireworks Show will be held Wednesday, July 4th.  There will be live music, a car and bike show, free food and drinks, and a fireworks display at dark.  Admission is free.

The Pangburn 4th of July Celebration will be held Wednesday, July 4th beginning at 9am with a political reception at City Hall.  Other activities will include the parade, live entertainment, a horseshoe pitching contest and a free barbecue dinner.  The event will conclude with a big fireworks show at 9pm.  Everyone is invited to attend.

Floyd’s 4th of July Celebration will be held Wednesday, July 4th beginning at 10am at the Floyd Park.  There will be a parade, activities for the whole family and a fireworks show at dark.  Admission is free.

Cabot’s Parks and Recreation will host Cabot’s 4th of July Celebration will be held Wednesday, July 4th beginning at 6pm at 1245 Bill Foster Memorial Highway in Cabot.  There will be live music, face painting, a dunking booth, inflatables, concessions and a big fireworks show.  Admission is free.

The City of Sherwood will sponsor a 4th of July family Celebration will be held Wednesday, July 4th beginning at 6pm at Sherwood Forest, located at 1111 West Maryland Avenue in Sherwood.  There will be live entertainment, food and a big fireworks show.  Admission is free.

A 4th of July Party will be held Wednesday, July 4th beginning at 6pm at the Searcy VFW Post 2330, located at 2107 Davis Drive in Searcy.  There will be food, drinks and a fireworks show at dark.  Admission is free.

Jacksonville’s Big Bang on the Range will be held Wednesday, July 4th at the Shooting Sports Complex in Jacksonville.  The gates will open at 6pm for food and fun.  The fireworks show will begin at 9:30pm.  Admission is free.

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The Judsonia Summer Blast 2018 will be held Saturday, July 7th at Friendly Acres Park in Judsonia.  Activities will begin at 7:30am with the registration for the Fishing Derby, which is open to ages 3 – 12.  The Ping Pong Ball Drop will be held at 10:30am, with bikes awarded to boys and girls in each age group.  A magic show will be held at 11am, 5:30pm and at 7pm.  The Car Show will be held from 1pm – 4pm.  There will also be live music and a watermelon eating contest that evening.  A huge fireworks show will be held at dark.  Everyone is invited to attend.
Summer Saturday at the Village will be held Saturday, July 7th at Pioneer Village, located at 1200 Higginson Street in Searcy.  Volunteers will be available from 10am – 2pm for tours of the buildings and grounds.  Admission is free.  Donations will be greatly appreciated.  For more information, call 501-580-6633.
Hope Outdoors will hold a Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Saturday, July 14th from 6pm – 9pm at the Whitney Lane Worship Center Fellowship Hall, located at 1215 Whitney Lane in Kensett.  Donations will be taken at the door for each plate.  All proceeds will go to Hope Outdoors, who ministers to individuals with special needs through outdoor experiences such as hunting and fishing at no cost to the participant or their family.  For more information, call 501-593-2258.
ASU – Newport will sponsor Newport’s Movies in the Park Saturday, July 14th in downtown Newport and will feature the motion picture “Toy Story.”  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  The movie is free to everyone.  Refreshments will be available for purchase.
Summer Saturday at the Village will be held Saturday, July 14th at Pioneer Village, located at 1200 Higginson Street in Searcy.  Volunteers will be available from 10am – 2pm for tours of the buildings and grounds.  Admission is free.  Donations will be greatly appreciated.  For more information, call 501-580-6633.
Summer Saturday at the Village will be held Saturday, July 21st at Pioneer Village, located at 1200 Higginson Street in Searcy.  Volunteers will be available from 10am – 2pm for tours of the buildings and grounds.  Admission is free.  Donations will be greatly appreciated.  For more information, call 501-580-6633.
The White County Business Expo “Highway to Progress 2018” will be held Tuesday, July 24th at the Ganus Activities Complex on the Harding University Campus in Searcy.  The expo will be open to the public from 12 noon – 4pm.  For more information, call 501-268-2458.
The 39th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival will be held Thursday, July 26th – Saturday, July 28th.  This year’s festival will have live entertainment in the Cave City Park featuring gospel music on Thursday, July 26th; Mo Pitney on Friday, July 27th and Little Texas on Saturday, July 28th.  There will also be family activities, great food and the world’s sweetest watermelons.  Admission to the festival is free.  For more information, call 870-283-5301.
Summer Saturday at the Village will be held Saturday, July 28th at Pioneer Village, located at 1200 Higginson Street in Searcy.  Volunteers will be available from 10am – 2pm for tours of the buildings and grounds.  Admission is free.  Donations will be greatly appreciated.  For more information, call 501-580-6633.
Scouting Adventures in Leadership will host the 32nd Annual Heber Springs World Championship Cardboard Boat Races Saturday, July 28th beginning at 10am at Sandy Beach in Heber Springs.  There will also be a treasure dig, a watermelon eating contest and a volleyball tournament.  Everyone is invited to attend.
Summer Saturday at the Village will be held Saturday, August 4th at Pioneer Village, located at 1200 Higginson Street in Searcy.  Volunteers will be available from 10am – 2pm for tours of the buildings and grounds.  Admission is free.  Donations will be greatly appreciated.  For more information, call 501-580-6633.
ASU – Newport will sponsor Newport’s Movies in the Park Saturday, August 11th in downtown Newport and will feature the motion picture “Moana.”  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  The movie is free to everyone.  Refreshments will be available for purchase.
Summer Saturday at the Village will be held Saturday, August 11th at Pioneer Village, located at 1200 Higginson Street in Searcy.  Volunteers will be available from 10am – 2pm for tours of the buildings and grounds.  Admission is free.  Donations will be greatly appreciated.  For more information, call 501-580-6633.
Summer Saturday at the Village will be held Saturday, August 18th at Pioneer Village, located at 1200 Higginson Street in Searcy.  Volunteers will be available from 10am – 2pm for tours of the buildings and grounds.  Admission is free.  Donations will be greatly appreciated.  For more information, call 501-580-6633.
Summer Saturday at the Village will be held Saturday, August 25th at Pioneer Village, located at 1200 Higginson Street in Searcy.  Volunteers will be available from 10am – 2pm for tours of the buildings and grounds.  Admission is free.  Donations will be greatly appreciated.  For more information, call 501-580-6633.
ASU – Newport will sponsor Newport’s Movies in the Park Saturday, September 8th in downtown Newport and will feature the original motion picture “Ghostbusters.”  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  The movie is free to everyone.  Refreshments will be available for purchase.

 

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