This weekend we honor those who have served in the military. Show our veterans how much we appreciate them by joining in the events around the state. You can also enjoy and antique show or marvel over the handiwork at a quilt show. Learn about a mysterious Arkansas legend, enjoy a food and wine festival, or jam out with a brass ensemble.
Veterans Day Events
15th Annual Van Buren Veterans Day Parade
November 10, 2016, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Historic Main Street
300-700 Main Street
Van Buren, AR 72956
White Hall Veterans Day Tribute
This event pays tribute to all veterans. Activities include honoring the various branches of service. This year’s special tribute will be to the Korean War Veterans.
November 11, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
White Hall Museum
9009 Dollarway Rd.
White Hall, AR 71602
Fort Smith Veterans Day Reception
All veterans and their families are invited to share stories and refreshments, view photos, uniforms and artifacts from past Veterans Day exhibits and excerpts of taped interviews with local veterans conducted by the Fort Smith Historical Society. The Museum participates in the Veterans Day Parade at Chaffee Crossing on Saturday, November 12. All veterans are invited to ride along.
November 11, 2016 – November 12, 2016, 1:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Fort Smith Museum of History
320 Rogers Ave.
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Admission: Free for veterans, military, and their families
Eureka Springs Food & Wine – Eureka Springs
Get ready to eat, drink, and enjoy! Eureka Springs finest restaurants offer special dinner menus and wine flights. Other culinary experiences include cooking classes, tastings, a cookbook signing, and wine event.
November 10, 2016 – November 13, 2016
Participating restaurants around town
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
St. Louis Brass – Hope
One of America’s longest established and best-known brass ensembles. The quintet performs an entire spectrum of great music. Each an accomplished musician in his own right, the quintet assembles to perform only three ten-day tours each year.
November 10, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
2500 S. Main St.
Hope, AR 71801
Admission: $15 +
Antique Alley Arkansas Antique Show – Conway
More than 100 exhibitors from 10+ states bring architectural salvage, old advertising, antique toys, linens, primitives, glassware, antique furniture, and more from the 1950s and before.
November 12, 2016 – November 13, 2016
Conway Expo Center
2505 E. Oak St.
Conway, AR 72032
Admission: $5 adults, $1 ages 12 and under
Boggy Creek Monster Premiere – Fouke
Come witness the premiere of this historic documentary tracking the long, eerie history of the fabled Fouke Monster!
November 12, 2016, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Fouke Middle School
400 Panther Dr.
Fouke, AR 71837
17th Annual Quilt Show and Sale – Forrest City
Proceeds from this quilt show will go to missions in Arkansas, such as disaster relief, children’s home, boy’s ranch, and church planting. Group members make quilts during the year and donate them to be sold at the quilt show. Quilts available for sale this year have won blue ribbons and best of show at the St. Francis County Fair.
Sundays, Saturdays, November 12, 2016 – November 13, 2016, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
507 N. Rosser
Forrest City, AR 72335
**Header Image Courtesy of Arkansas Parks and Tourism