It’s food, live music, entertainment, fun and FREE ADMISSION in downtown Searcy September 28th and 29th with Get Down Downtown 2018! For more information go to https://www.facebook.com/events/269911843755928/
Jacksonville Parks and Recreation will host the 6th Annual FestiVille will be held Friday, September 28th from 3pm – 10pm and Saturday, September 29th from 9am – 10pm at Dupree Park, located at 1700 Redmond Road in Jacksonville. There will be carnival rides, games, a 5K, a volleyball tournament, canoe rides, a kids area, live entertainment and more. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call 501-982-4171.
The Beebe Chamber of Commerce will hold the Beebe Fall Festival Saturday, September 29th from 10am – 3pm in downtown Beebe. There will be vendor booths, a BBQ cookoff, food, live entertainment, a car show and more. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, visit www.BeebeChamberOfCommerce.com.
The 42nd Annual Sherwood Fest will be held Saturday, September 29th from 10am – 6pm at Sherwood Forest, located at 1111 West Maryland Avenue in Sherwood. There will be a 5K, a castle building contest, an archery contest, rides, inflatables, a kids zone, food, live entertainment and more. Admission to the event is free. For more information, call 501-835-5319.
The Fear the Woods haunted attraction will be open Fridays and Saturdays thru October 27th and will be open October 29th thru 31st. It’s approximately three miles north of Searcy on Highway 16. Fear the Woods will be open from dark until 11pm. The cost will be $10 per person and children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. All proceeds will go the youth group at the New Morrow Baptist Church in Kensett. For more information, call 501-278-7267.
The Heber Springs Area Chamber of Commerce will hold their 2018 Business Expo Thursday, October 4th from 11am – 5pm at the Heber Springs Community Center, located at 201 Bobbie Jean Lane in Heber Springs. There will be a job fair, over 60 vendors and door prizes. Admission to the event is free.
The Annual Bradford Fun Fest will be held Friday night, October 5th and Saturday, October 6th. The All School Reunion will be held Friday, October 5th at 6pm at the Bradford Cafeteria. Activities on Saturday, October 6th will include a car show, the parade at 12 noon, live entertainment, arts and crafts, a lawnmower pull and more.
The Pangburn Tiger Athletic Booster Club will host the annual Meet the Tigers event Monday, October 8th at 6pm at the Pangburn High School Arena. The Pangburn athletes will be recognized and the cheerleaders will perform. There will also be a bonfire, games and food. Admission to the event will be $5 per person, with athletes admitted for free.
Main Street Batesville will present the motion picture “Hocus Pocus” in the Pocket Park Friday, October 12th. Vendors, games, s’mores and more will begin at 6pm. Admission to the event is free. For more information, call 844-462-4482.
Hope Outdoors in Arkansas will hold a Benefit Concert Saturday, October 20th at 6pm at the Beebe High School Auditorium. The concert will feature comedian Paul Harris and The Cleverlys. Tickets are $20 each. All proceeds will go to Hope Outdoors, which ministers to individuals with special needs through outdoor experiences such as hunting and fishing at no charge to the participant or their family. For more information, visit www.HopeOutdoors.org.
The Jacksonville Parks and Recreation, Jacksonville Police Department, Jacksonville Fire Department and Jacksonville Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni Association will hold a Trunk or Treat Wednesday, October 31st from 5:30pm – 8pm at Dupree Park, located at 1705 South Redmond Road in Jacksonville. There will be games, treats, a haunted hay ride, bounce houses, a costume contest, music and more. For more information, call 501-251-4369.
Pioneer Village will host their Fall Fest Saturday, November 3rd from 10am – 4pm and Sunday, November 4th from 12 noon – 4pm. Pioneer Village is located at 1200 Higginson Street in Searcy. All Village buildings will be open with costumed guides. Activities will include Civil War reenactors, live music, dancing, kettle corn, pioneer crafts, bee keeping and more. There will also be vendors, farm animals and pioneer games for kids. Admission and parking are free. Donations will be accepted. For more information, call 501-580-6633.
The 2018 Heber Springs Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, December 1st at 6pm. This year’s theme will be “Country Christmas.” Lineup for the parade will begin at 5pm. All floats will need to have Christmas lights. For more information, call 501-362-8137.
Pioneer Village will hold their Old Fashioned Christmas Saturday, December 1st from 10am – 3pm. The Village is located at 1200 Higginson Street in Searcy. There will be carolers, hot cider and sugar cookies. The village will be decorated for Christmas from the late 1800’s. Santa Claus will be there to take pictures with the kids. Admission is free and donations are welcome. For more information, call 501-580-6633.