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

This Week in Our Community

Wednesday August 12th, 5:30 free no sew workshop: The dirty farmers community market is hosting a free no-sew workshop on Wednesday, August 12 at 5:30. Bring some fabric, fabric scissors and a glue gun if you can. Several crafts will be made without sewing!!! This workshop is open to the public and is located at 364 Main Street in Clinton.

Thursday August 13th, 2015 Sonic: ½ priced cheeseburgers all day at Sonic.

Thursday August 13, 2015 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm City Council Meeting: Meetings of the Clinton City Council are held the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7pm at the Municipal Airport off Hwy 16 East. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Friday August 14, 2015 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm Movies in the Park: Free Movie/Fire Safety Night (Big Hero 6) – 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. Aug. starts at 7:00 p.m..

Saturday August 15th, 2015 Hope and Justice Dice Run: The CASA organization will be hosting the annual Hope & Justice Dice Run Saturday August 15th. For more information call 501-328-3347 or visit www.hopeandjustice.org

Saturday August 15, 2015 7:00 am – 1:00 pm Farmers Market: The Farmers Market will be set up in City Park & are encouraging farmers & crafters to join them for this open market concept. Hours will be from 7 AM until 1 PM, all those interested in participating must preregister to secure a booth.

Saturday August 15th, 2015 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. South Fork Nature Center: For our Third-Saturday August session at South Fork Nature Center, we will be providing a crepuscular nature walk and a nocturnal listening session. Meet in front of the cabin at 7:00 p.m. Saturday.

Upcoming Events

August 18, 2015 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Clinton A&P Commission Meeting: The Clinton A&P Commission meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 11am at the Clinton Municipal Airport on Hwy 16 East. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend and share ideas about promoting our community.

August 19th, 2015 11:00 a.m. Hot Food Challenge: For a $5.00 entry fee you will be given a chance to try some of the hottest food this side of the border. This challenge is open to everyone who has a burning desire to challenge your taste buds. The challenge will begin at 11:00 until the last spoonful is consumed! All proceeds will be donated to the Food bank.

August 20th 7:00 p.m. Van Buren Quorum Court: Meetings of the Van Buren County Quorum Court are held the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Van Buren County Annex building off Highway 65 in Clinton Ar.

August 21st, 2015: Ribbon cutting for Rock-N-Java Coffee shop

August 29th – September 6th National Championship Chuckwagon Races: National Championship Chuckwagon Races, 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, bronco fanning, and the Snowy River Race. The Races are held Friday through Sunday every Labor Day weekend at the.

September 2nd through September 5th Cowboy Catfish Supper: Van Buren County Aging Program will host the 10th Annual Copwboy Catfish Supper Wednesday Sept. 2nd through Saturday Sept. 5th 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Van Buren County Senior Center. Cost is 10.00 for adults and 5.00 for children under 12 with chicken strips available upon request.

September 12, 2015 Annual Greers Ferry Lake Cleanup: Fun Run, Cleanup, and Catfish Dinner Join us for our 46th Annual GFL/LRRA Cleanup this year at Narrows Park in Greers Ferry, AR. We’ll be kicking off this year’s event with a 1 mile Fun Run/Walk.

September 12, 2015 @ 10:00 am 3:00 p.m. Bayfest: Bayfest located at the Village Mall, Lost Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay CONTACT: Dan at 884-6012 for more details

September 14th – Sept. 19th, 2015 Van Buren County Fair: The Van Buren County Fair & Livestock Association celebrates its 78th year of fun & festivity with the theme, “New Places, New Faces, New Traditions.” Family-friendly, old-fashioned fun with pageants, contests, carnival rides, concession favorites, and much more! Classes, rehearsals, and pageant registrations begin as early as September 4

September 19, 2015 9am – 12:00 p.m. Annual Clinton Fly-in: Noon The Ozark Mountains EAA Chapter 1459 invites you to the annual Fly-In & Open House, sponsored by the The Clinton Airport Commission and other sponsors. All ages are welcome and admission is free – there will be snacks & sodas, model plane & classic car show, and lots…

September 26th, 2015 9:00 a.m. Leg-It For the Library Race: This 2 mile run walk will be held in Choctaw Park and all proceeds will go towards the new Library building. For more information please call Deb or Karla @ 501-745-2100.

October 3rd, 2015 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Chili King Cookoff: The date for the Annual Clinton Chamber “Chili King” Cookoff is set! Please stay tuned for updates & join us for a festival on the Square with live music, fun & games, and of course excellent food. Contact the Chamber at 745-6500 for info on participating as an individual/business team, craft vendor,

October 9th and 10th 2015 Fair Field Bay: Oktober Fest and Story Fest are held every year in the second weekend in October. For more information please call 501-884-3324.

October 17th 2015 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Petit Jean Electric 75 years of service: Petit Jean Electric invites you to come celebrate 75 years of service at the Petit Jean Clinton location activities will be held from 10:00 to 2:00.

Jason Hayes
Clinton Area Chamber

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