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

June 11th – Archey Fork Restoration on the Little Red River, Thursday, at 10:00 a.m. Phase two of the restoration is complete, and you’ll be amazed at the river’s new look. Join us in celebrating this major milestone made possible by many friends and partners. We will gather at Archey Fork Park, rain or shine, for brief remarks, refreshments and a tour of the project along the city’s new River Walk Trail. Please RSVP by June 8 to Ginny Porter 501-614-5084 or vporter@tnc.org.

June 13th – Clinton All Gospel Music Festival FREE Admission from 11am to 7pm. Groups to perform include The King’s Highway, The Nelson Sisters, The Sulphur Road Pickers, Amen Choir and The Remnants to be held in the Clinton High School Cafeteria from 11 AM to 7 PM. Raffle tickets are $1 or 6 for $5, all items have been donated by area businesses. The concession stand will be open offering a wide variety of sandwiches & drinks. All proceeds & donations to benefit the Literacy Council. For more information contact Brenda Wood at 501-253-1873.

June 15–18 – Free Career Exploration Workshop sponsored by University of Arkansas Community College in Morrilton from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm daily. Explore the numerous hands-on technical and professional programs offered by UACCM. Lunch will be provided. Visit www.uaccm.edu to register online or for more information contact Kim Darling, Director of Community Education at 501-977-2189 or darling@uaccm.edu.

June 16th – Hwy 65 North Bridge Dedication beginning at 10 AM. This dedication is to honor the men who lost their lives during construction of the bridge June 2, 2014. The dedication and renaming of the bridge is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend. Parking will be available at the Sale Barn just south of the Hwy 16 & Hwy 65 traffic light. For more information contact Terry Drew at 501-745-7015.

June 17th – Wine Bottle Art, a free adult workshop for making creative items from wine bottles beginning at 5:30 pm at the Dirty Farmers Market on Main Street. A light snack will be served and all supplies will be furnished. Each participant will be allowed to take home one “creation” and are encouraged to stay and make more as a donation to the market. For more information call Jackie at 501-253-4716.

June 20th – Butterfly Release Program, beginning at 10 AM. The very popular butterfly release program will once again be presented at the South Fork Nature Center. The program will include butterflies in their many stages of development and there will be ample time for real hands-on learning. This program is free and open to the public. For more information or directions contact Trish at 745-6444 or email grf@artelco.com.

June 25, 26 & 27th – Archey Fork Festival Thursday the carnival starts, Friday will feature softball tournaments and entertainment. Saturday visit all the vendors, entertainment, fireworks, plus the fishing derby and car show, which will be located on the Square. There’s still time to secure a booth, so contact the Chamber for an application.

FYI:

The Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director for the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce. Please send to 290 Main Street, or email to cltchamber@artelco.com.

Trish Childers, Executive Director

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