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Till It Up This Weekend


Get prepared for festivals and fireworks this weekend! The championship tiller race is the main attraction at the Purple Hull Pea Festival in Emerson. Clinton’s Archery Fest will be this weekend with plenty of activities to choose from for the day! Beebe will also be having a free festival for families that includes waterslides, a reptile exhibit, and fireworks. Enjoy the weekend!

Annual Purple Hull Pea Festival & World Championship Rotary Tiller Race (Emerson)

Head to Emerson for a fan favorite festival! It’s a small-town festival with a one-of-a-kind world championship sporting event, complete with the world’s fastest garden tillers. Celebrate the purple hull pea, a backyard garden delicacy, and hosts the world’s fastest garden tillers during the World Championship Rotary Tiller Race. The festival includes pea meals, arts and crafts, the World Cup PurpleHull Pea Shelling Competition, the Great PurpleHull Peas & Cornbread Cook-Off, a Riblet Cook-Off, the Million Tiller Parade, a street dance, an antique tractor and car show, and fireworks. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Venue: Emerson, Arkansas
Date: June 28-29
Time: Click Here for Schedule
Admission: Free
Contact: Click Here

Archery Fest (Clinton)

“Archery Fest” as Clinton area locals affectionately know it, is the area’s annual Independence Day Carnival & also its largest fundraising event, organized by the Clinton Chamber of Commerce. Admission is FREE to the public! The annual summer festival is back with the biggest fireworks display yet! It will be fun for all ages and starts on the historic downtown square (off Hwy 65). There will be a classic car show, soapbox derby, tournaments at the softball fields, fishing derby, live music, plus arts & crafts vendors, Carnival food & rides. Fireworks begin at dark! Head to Clinton this weekend to join the fun!

Venue: Clinton
Date: June 29
Time: 8 a.m.- Dark (Ending with a Fireworks show)
Admission: Free
Contact: Click Here

Beebe’s 4th of July Extravaganza (Beebe)

Make plans to celebrate Independence Day this weekend in Beebe at their Annual 4th of July Extravaganza on Saturday, June 29 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Beebe Ballpark. This is a FREE EVENT with food, family fun, waterslides for all ages, train rides, a reptile exhibit, live music and a spectacular fireworks show! Live entertainment will begin at 6 p.m. with Nashville recording artist, Chelsey James, followed by Season 13 finalist of The Voice, Adam Cunningham, at 7:30 p.m. Be sure to arrive early and bring lawn chairs to ensure seating. To avoid the traffic, you can take advantage of the free shuttle service from the ASU-Beebe Student Center parking lot to the ballpark starting at 4 p.m.

Venue: Beebe
Date: June 29
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
Contact: Click Here

Movie in the Park (Searcy)

The town of Searcy will be hosting a movie in the park this weekend for all to enjoy! The movie Home will be the feature movie this weekend at Berryhill Park.

Venue: Berryhill Park
Date: June 28
Time: Movie Begins at Dusk
Admission: Free
Contact: Click Here

Freedom Fest Conway 2019

Celebrate the 4th of July holiday with the city of Conway! Freedom Fest Conway will have local musicians, food trucks, fun, & of course fireworks at dark. This event is dog-friendly, but leashes are required.  Don’t forget to bring a blanket or lawn chair to relax in. Fireworks will start around 9:20 p.m.

Venue: Beaverfork Lake Park
Date: June 29
Time: 5 p.m.- 9 :45 p.m.
Admission: Free
Contact: Click Here

Dial-Up 90s Party at Record Downtown (Bentonville)

There will be a Dial-Up 90s show in Bentonville! Head to the Record dressed in your best 90s gear and be amazed as they transport you back to a time with much, much better music.

Venue: 104 SW A St, Bentonville
Date: June 29
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $10 — Advance Tickets General Admission, $15 — Day of walk-up Tickets, $25 — VIP (Includes T-shirt or tank top and koozie)
Contact: Click Here

Sunset Cinema: The Greatest Showman (Russellville)

Sunset Cinema is an outdoor movie theater which operates on the lawn of the Lake Dardanelle Visitor’s Center. The feature show this weekend will be The Greatest Showman. Bring the whole family out and enjoy the movie.

Venue: Lake Dardanelle Visitor Center
Date: June 28
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: Free
Contact: Click Here

Mamma Mia (Jonesboro)

This is one unforgettable, fun, hilarious show! Set to the popular hits of ABBA, Mamma Mia is the perfect show to sing along with! Gather 2 or 10 of your closest friends and head to the show and be prepared to laugh. Donna is preparing for her daughter’s wedding with the help of two lifelong friends.

Meanwhile, Sophie, the spirited bride, has a plan. She secretly invites three men from her mother’s past in hopes of meeting her real father and having him escort her down the aisle on her big day. Hilarity and heartfelt moments ensue. Set to ABBA’s greatest hits, this story will have everyone rockin’ and rollin’ along. Don’t miss the fun!

Venue: The Foundation of Arts
Date: June 28
Time: 7: 30 p.m.
Admission: Tickets Required
Contact: Click Here

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There's a lot to celebrate in Arkansas. It's unique. Southern. Delightfully eccentric. Which is why we love every nook, cranny, cave and corner. In fact, some of our favorite things can't be found anywhere else. They're only in Arkansas. So we love them even more. The attractions we visit, the food we crave, the festivals we attend, the mountains we hike, the rivers we float, the stories we tell and the company we keep – it all adds up to one incredible state. And that familiar, meandering silhouette? Looks like home to us.

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