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Kevin Costner, Peaches and Monkees This Weekend

"Photo Courtesy Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism"

OnlyinArk this weekend will you find The Monkees, Kevin Costner, art shows and a peach celebration!  The Natural State has something for everyone. We can’t wait to see what you are doing to celebrate summer in Arkansas.

“Photo Courtesy Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism”

75th Annual Johnson County Peach Festival – Clarksville

Scavenger hunt, banana split contest, Johnson County Idol, Cinema on the Square, diaper derby, bicycle obstacle course, water balloon toss, skateboard competition, terrapin derby, frog jump, frozen T-shirt contest, peach cobbler, jam, jelly contest, peach pie eating contest, street dances, greased pig chase, bed race, peach pit spitting, and a parade. Here is a great recipe for PEACH COBBLER!
July 21, 2016 – July 23, 2016
Court Square
215 West Main Street
Clarksville, AR 72830
Admission: Free

Kevin Costner & Modern West Concert

Kevin Costner & Modern West Concert – El Dorado

Kevin Costner & Modern West was formed in 2007 with the encouragement of Kevin’s wife, Christine. Since 2008, the band has released four studio-albums, seven singles, and three music videos and has toured worldwide including performances in Istanbul and Rome.
July 22, 2016, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
El Dorado Municipal Auditorium
100 W. 8th St.
El Dorado, AR 71730
Admission: $35-$40

55th Annual Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition

55th Annual Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition – Little Rock

The Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition is one of the most popular exhibitions held at the Arts Center each year. The YAA showcases artwork by Arkansas students, kindergarten through 12th grade. More than 600 works in a wide variety of media are entered annually.
May 6, 2016 – July 24, 2016
Arkansas Arts Center
501 E. 9th Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
Admission: Free

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Small Works on Paper: Arkansas Arts Council – Helena-West Helena

Now in its 28th year, Small Works on Paper is a competitive visual art exhibition that showcases artwork no larger than 18 x 24 inches by Arkansas artists who are members of the Arkansas Artist Registry. The Small Works on Paper exhibition offers Registry members an extraordinary opportunity to showcase their artwork to patrons all over the state. The exhibition tours the state annually to ten venues. The Delta Cultural Center hosts the exhibit during 2016. An out-of-state juror selects a maximum of 40 pieces of artwork to tour with the exhibition.
July 19, 2016 – August 27, 2016
Visitors Center
141 Cherry St.
Helena-West Helena, AR 72342
Admission: Free

Homegrown Music Festival

Homegrown Music Festival – Ozark

Our region’s first sustainable music and camping festival, with Leftover Salmon and the Wood Brothers headlining, dozens more bands, kids crafts, kids hiking and biking, and food vendors.
July 21, 2016 – July 23, 2016
Byrd’s Adventure Center
7037 Cass Oark Rd
Ozark, AR 72949
Admission: $115 for a 3 day pass, children under 10 free

Oaklawn Presents The Monkees

Oaklawn Presents The Monkees – Hot Springs

Join The Monkees for an evening of music and memories!
July 22, 2016, 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Oaklawn Racing & Gaming
2705 Central Ave.
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Admission: $55-$65



*Header Image Photo Courtesy Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

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