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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November 14 / Previous page

Wow – BUSY week and getting more exciting every day!

First of all congratulations to Brian Henderson, a long time Chamber Board Member, on his new position with the Ozark Health Foundation appointment as the new Van Buren County TEA Coalition coordinator. He will be a great asset to their program.

Saturday, November 16th – two fun events to attend
The Annual 5K Turkey Run, registration is at 8 AM, race begins at 10 AM at the corner of Moss & Griggs. Proceeds benefit the Angle Tree Program. Contact Jonathan 745-6060.

Veterans Day Parade begins at 11 AM in downtown Clinton, there will be horses, wagons, motorcycles & cars. For details contact Scott Bramlett 745-2471

November 23rd –
Clinton Arkansas Thanksgiving Parade – beginning at 2 PM at the Thriftway parking lot. There will be horses, motorcycles, 4-wheelers, trucks, cars & floats. For more information contact Calvary Missionary Baptist Church 253-0958.

Saturday, November 30th – More Holiday Fun
The 10th Annual Toys for Tots Christmas Parade begins at noon in the parking lot of Backyard Antiques. An unwrapped toy & a non-perishable food item is all that’s needed to participate. All children under 12 will receive a toy. Contact Happy Jack 501/884-6396 for details.

T’was the Lights before Christmas – Trail of Lights Program; join the fun beginning November 30th, and continuing every Friday & Saturday until Christmas. All activities will take place in the park (behind Subway), beginning with the lightening of a 40 foot Christmas tree! Music, and fun for the whole family. Please see the attachment for ways that you and or your business can get involved. Contact the Chamber for more information.

Holiday Decorating Contest
The Fall Decorating Contest was so much fun, we are going to do it again! But this time it will be a Winter Holiday theme to help illuminate our town to further support the Clinton Area being designated in the “Arkansas Tour of Lights Program”. Details and registration forms will be made available next week, but you can start decorating anytime!

December 8th is the last day of business for the Thriftway Grocery. The grocery store has been sold to Cash Saver, which will reopen a week or so after the 8th . Take time to stop by & say hi to all the folks at the store – they all have been good friends to this community. Cash Saver has several other stores in Arkansas and we look forward to welcoming them to our community.

To list your organizations holiday activities or events, please email them to cltchamber@artelco.com.

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