of the largest motorcycle events in the region unfold at the Bugs, Bands and Bikes (BBB) Festival in El Dorado.
with tradition, crawfish will be available at noon for
everyone to enjoy.
BBB includes biker events,
live music and, of course, crawfish. New this year will be an arm wrestling
tournament and championship wrestling matches between band performances. Admission
for BBB is free, and there will be free parking for motorcycles.
headliner Go Fast, Mustang Sally & the Blame, and Donnarita ( a special
performance at 9 pm at the Rialto Music Hall with a $5 cover) will perform.
geared toward bike enthusiasts and features the annual Poker Run, Motorcycle
Parade and a Bike Show. For further details and registration for the Bike Show
and Poker Run, contact Mark Givens at Main Street El Dorado at 870-862-4747. The
event is being held at the Oil & Heritage Park at 106 E. Cedar.
also takes place on Saturday. Participants ride the scenic roads of the state
as they travel from Queen Wilhelmina State Park ( which sits atop Rich Mountain, the state’s second highest
peak) to Mt. Magazine State Park ( the states tallest). The ride begins at 9
a.m.- 11 a.m. from the lodge at Queen Wilhelmina.
4 p.m. at the Mt. Magazine Lodge. This winding route through the
mountains takes participants from the state’s second highest peak to the
sights are found a short distance from the route.
Festival in Mena on their way to completing the run. Along the way, riders
collect a poker hand that could earn them a $1000 first prize.
$20 for one rider and $10 extra for
additional passengers. A route map is provided at registration and more information can be found by calling 479-394-2836 for more information.