2015 Chuckwagon Races

2015 Chuckwagon Races

National Championship Chuckwagon Races August 29th – September 6th, 2015 Adults: $30/day Saturday-Saturday; $20/day Sunday Children: Half Price Admission Each year, an estimated 20,000 people are on hand to watch the excitement of chuckwagon racing, bronc fanning, and the Snowy River Race. The Races are held Friday through Sunday every Labor Day weekend at the ...

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Family Movie Nights

Family Movie Nights

Free Movie/Fire Safety Night - Every Friday in August Sponsored by the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department Join us at Archey Fork Park (behind Subway) at dark. Everyone is welcome and concession stand will be open. Enjoy a movie with the kids and learn valuable fire safety tips that might save a life. ...

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Aerial Video

Aerial Video

Ever wonder what a bird's eye view of Greers Ferry Lake and shoreline would look like? Watch this stunning aerial footage courtesy of Cabins on the Cove Ozarks in Choctaw. Trouble viewing this video? Click here to watch it on YouTube Planning your next visit to the Lake? Check out these helpful ...

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Phase II River Restoration Complete

Phase II River Restoration Complete

Thursday, June 11, 2015: Clinton mayor Richard McCormac joined representatives from The Nature Conservancy, SWN, and other groups instrumental in completing the second phase of restoration of the Archey Fork of the Little Red River. The dedication ceremony included a tour of the improved shoreline and the newly opened trail ...

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2015 Greers Ferry Lake Area Guide

2015 Greers Ferry Lake Area Guide

2015 Greers Ferry Lake area guide The Greers Ferry Lake/Little Red River Tourism Association publishes an annual guide covering the 4-county area surrounding the Lake. The newest edition features nearly 80 pages of stunning photography showcasing the region’s natural attractions and local businesses & events, with special additions like an ...

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Little Red River

Little Red River

This stretch of Little Red River – South Fork in Van Buren County is 26.5 miles long and has been rated as a class II(III) section by American Whitewater. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you’ll find lots of paddling places. The Little ...

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Greers Ferry Lake

Greers Ferry Lake

Greers Ferry Lake is located 65 miles north of Little Rock between Clinton and Heber Springs in the north central section of the state. It is accessible via U.S. Highway 65 and State Highway 5. Heber Springs, Clinton and other small communities around the lake offer lodging. Resorts, bed and breakfast, ...

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Chamber Newsletter / Previous page

May 13 – 15th Junk-Be-Gone Days for the City of Clinton. Click here for more information or contact City Hall at 745-8110.

May 13th – Children’s Workshop beginning at 5 PM at the Dirty Farmers Market. Come have a story, snack and make pinwheels at their May children’s workshop. This is a free workshop and open to the public. Call Jackie, 501-253-4716 for more information.

May 16th – Spring Fling, a free event sponsored by Ozark Health in the Nursing & Rehab Center’s parking lot from 9 am to 1 pm. There will be games for all ages, bingo, sno-cones, mini car show, bounce house & so much more.

May 19th – Fabric Produce Bag Workshop. Come bring an old t-shirt and learn how to make it into a reusable produce bag. We will provide everything you need to make a bag to take home, just bring a t-shirt. If you’d like to stay and help us make some for the market we would love and appreciate the help. This workshop is free and open to the public. The workshop will begin at 5:00 at The Dirty Farmers’ Market, 364 Main Street. Call Jackie, 501-253-4716 for more information.

May 21st – The Art of Chalk Painting for furniture and other mediums beginning at 4 PM at the FFB Community Education Center and is being presented by Henryetta Tyler, owner of Paint Out Loud Chalk Paint Manufacturing Company. Learn how to use chalk paint to create gorgeous, distressed, painted furniture pieces, as well as laminate, tile, terra cotta, glass & so much more. All paint supplies will be furnished, but bring an item to be painted. Workshop cost is $35 for more information contact Trudy 501-884-4440.

May 23th – Serenity Ridge #1 Birthday Party & Co-Ed Softball Tournament Benefit to be held in Clinton City Park beginning at 10 AM. There will be a birthday party and fundraiser for Serenity Ridge celebrating their successful first year! Free birthday cake to the first 300 people donated by Synthia Bradshaw. A co-ed softball tournament and home run derby will coincide with the party. There will be a water slide, pony rides by the McNabbs, animal balloons by Lk Appleby and daughter, face painting, Karaoke by Lucas ‘Broadway’ Blalack, bubbles, sidewalk chalk, of course the playground and fishing (bring your own pole and bait) and other kid games and activities. Softball tournament has a 10 team limit – first call, first sign at $150 per team, and a $15 fee per walk on player the day of the event. Home Run Derby according to age group, 10 balls for $10. Fees: $5 armband for all day play (10am-4pm). Evening outdoor family movie and popcorn beginning at 7pm, $1 person. Concession stand will be open. All proceeds go to Serenity Ridge. If you have any questions or want to set up a kid activity contact Vickie Sprott at 501-253-1673.

May 25th – The VBC Community Band Memorial Day Concert begins at 6 pm at Morgan Park in downtown Clinton. Please come and enjoy a great evening of music.

May 26th “Taking Time Out to Support Your Business” Bi-Monthly Chamber Meeting will begin at 6 PM and held in the Petit Jean Community Room. These functions are to help enhance your business by offering various educational or informative programs, and as always these are at no charge. Stay tuned for more information.

FYI:

The Stepping Up for Youth 5-K run has been cancelled for May 16th. For more information contact Tracie Stobaugh 501-745-7004, ext #103.

Trish Childers, Executive Director

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