NEWS BRIEFS (cont.)
Church, harvest festival returns this year, Saturday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 81 Old Military Rd., in Marion, featuring all your Hullabaloo favorites, kids games, country store, concessions, silent auction and more. Plus the always popular Hullabaloo meat sale: Boston Butt $35, 1/2 Chicken $10, Pork Loin $25, Meat pickup Oct. 14 5:30 to 7 p.m., Oct. 15 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call the Church Office at (870) 739-3434.
The J.W. Rich Girls Club, 519 Shoppingway Blvd., in West Memphis, is hosting its annual Trunk or Treat Fall Party, Saturday, Oct. 22. The club is currently accepting candy and donations and is inviting any individuals, clubs, nonprofits and civic organizations to come be a part of the fun by entering a trunk or volunteering to help with the event. To get involved, contact the Girls Club at (870) 7337296, or send them a message on Facebook.
Calling all Crittenden County grillmasters and pit bosses. The West Memphis Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is hosting its first- ever “Rhythm & Ribs” music showcase and rib cooking competition at the Eugene Woods Civic Center.. Over $5,000 in cash and awards will be up for grabs. Live music, beer, food trucks and more! Saturday, Oct. 29, from noon to 8 p.m.
Space is limited. More details to come. For more information, contact Kimberly Hamilton at (870) 732-7597.
Esperanza Bonanza returns this year, moving to the fall for 2022, at the Marion Recreational Complex, Wednesday, Oct. 26 through Saturday, Oct. 29. All your favorites will be there: Cooking contests, carnival games & rides, a corn maze, live music and more, including Marion native and “The Voice” finalist Barrett Baber in concert on Saturday night.
First Marion Fall Festival
Come one, come all to the Marion First Baptist Church Fall Festival, Sunday, Oct. 30, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Trunkor- Treat, free Mempops, food trucks, live music and more. All ages welcome. The community is invited to this free event, 2137, Hwy. 77, in Marion.
Save the Date, Nov. 25 through Dec. 21. Opening Night Nov. 21. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. All your favorite artists and vendors, 400 E. Broadway. Shop local and save!