Celebrate “days gone by” in Gillett at the Heritage Day Festival on May 29! Held in Menard Heritage Park, the events features a barbeque cook-off, horseshoe tournament, a 5K run/walk, live music all day, vendors, activities for kids, a talent contest and a street dance. To learn more visit www.GillettCivicGroup.com or phone 870-548-2541.
Enjoy an evening of music as Cane Creek State Park in Star City hosts Music in the Park on May 29. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and watch the sunset while enjoying great live music. Pack up the entire family and head to the park for Dutch Oven Dessert and Game Night on May 30. Play a variety of games while waiting for the Dutch oven dessert to cook! Log on to www.ArkansasStateParks or phone the park at 870-628-4714.
Enjoy the Memorial Day holiday weekend at Crowley’s Ridge State Park in Paragould! The park hosts Fishing on the Ridge Kids’ Derby on May 29. Kids 15 years and under are invited to compete for a variety of prizes. That afternoon, enjoy recreational activities, interpretive programs, swimming, and cruising in pedal boats while listening to music on the beach. Visit www.ArkansasStateParks.com or phone 870-573-6751 for details.
Kids who love to camp and want to learn to cook need to check out the Kids’ Campfire Cooking Class on May 29 at Lake Frierson State Park in Jonesboro! Learn how to bake biscuits on a stick and make ranger apple pie. The fun program is designed for kids of all ages and the young of heart! For more information phone the park at 870-932-2615.