Z-Event Calendar

Mosquito Fest will be held Thursday, May 16th – Saturday, May 18th in McCrory.  Thursday’s activities will include BBQ, a carnival at 5pm and live entertainment beginning at 7pm.  Friday’s activities will include the McCrory Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry at 5pm and live entertainment beginning at 5:30pm.  Saturday’s activities will begin at 9am and will include a vendor’s fair, activities for the kids, a parade, live entertainment and a fireworks show to wrap things up at 11pm.
Mosquito Fest will be held Thursday, May 16th – Saturday, May 18th in McCrory.  Thursday’s activities will include BBQ, a carnival at 5pm and live entertainment beginning at 7pm.  Friday’s activities will include the McCrory Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry at 5pm and live entertainment beginning at 5:30pm.  Saturday’s activities will begin at 9am and will include a vendor’s fair, activities for the kids, a parade, live entertainment and a fireworks show to wrap things up at 11pm.
SpringFest will be held Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th in Heber Springs.  Activities on Friday will include the Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans Day of Appreciation at 5:30pm on the Courthouse Lawn and live entertainment on the Square at 6pm.  Saturday’s activities will include a poker run, an arm wrestling tournament, a classic car show, a dog show, the SpringFest Pageant, a tribute to fallen heroes, karaoke and more.
Searcy High School will hold their 2019 Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 17th at 7:30pm at Searcy Lion Stadium.  In the event of rain, the event will be moved to Benson Auditorium on the Harding campus in Searcy.
The 22nd Annual Augusta Days Festival will be held Wednesday, May 22nd – Sunday, May 26th in Augusta, Arkansas.  The Fishing derby will be held Wednesday at 4pm at Berry & Berry Pond.  A beauty contest will be held Thursday night at 7pm at the high school cafeteria and there will be gospel music on the main stage at 7:30pm.  Friday night there will be a Street Dance at 8pm featuring The Cummins Prison Band.  Saturday’s activities will include a pancake breakfast, a buddy bass tournament, a 1 mile fun walk, a 5K run,  fire truck rides, a parade, live boxing and more.  Saturday night’s activities will be capped off with a performance by J.R. Rogers and the All Star Band and Frank Foster.  The festival will wrap up Sunday with a community church service, the White River Duck Derby, a pet parade and a fireworks show at 9pm.
The Heber Springs Fire Department will hold their Centennial Celebration Saturday, June 1st from 10am – 3pm at Spring Park in Heber Springs.  There will be a parade, a car and motorcycle show, vendors and more.  For more information, call 501-362-5523.
The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Business Expo Wednesday, June 5th in the gymnasium at the Batesville Community Center.  The theme for this year’s Business Expo is “Famous Sitcoms Edition.”  The Business Expo will be open to the public from 11am – 3pm.  For more information, call 870-793-2378.
The Heber Springs Chamber of Commerce will host the 2019 Fireworks Extravaganza Saturday, July 6th at Sandy Beach on the shores of Greers Ferry Lake.  Gates will open at 10am for a fun filled day on the beach before the festivities begin.  Live music will begin at 7pm, followed by the fireworks show at 9:30pm.  Admission is free, but there is a $10 parking fee for those traveling by car.

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