This Weekend in the Arkansas Delta

Kimberly J. Williams
There are lots of great events going on this weekend in the Arkansas Delta!

The 7th annual Downtown Iron Mountain Festival is slated for Walnut Ridge on Oct. 29. The family-friendly event offers arts and crafts, train rides, games for the kids, a hotdog eating contest, a dog show, a duck calling contest, pony rides, a bicycle rodeo and entertainment all day. For more information, log on to or call 870-886-3232.

Celebrate the harvest season in Caraway during the city’s annual Fall Festival on Oct. 29. Held along Kentucky Street, the festival features arts and crafts, live music and entertainment, a variety of food, and fun activities for all ages. For more information, call 870-482-3431.

History meets mystery during the Jonesboro Ghost Tour on Oct. 28-31 in Jonesboro. Join magician Edward L. Underwood, author of “Haunted Jonesboro,” for an unforgettable night of chilling entertainment. Admission is $15. Want to find out more? Just log on to or call 870-275-7196 for information.

Spend the evening hearing spooky stories as Crowley’s Ridge State Park in Paragould hosts Ghosts, Legends, and the Unexplained on Oct. 29. Learn more about local legends and listen to eerie ghost stories. Participants are encouraged to wear their Halloween garb and awards will be given for the best costumes. For more details visit or phone 870-573-6751.
And don’t forget that Pumpkin Hollow near Piggott and Peebles Farms in Augusta are offering their weekend events too!

And remember…wherever you are and wherever you go, have a safe and wonderful weekend!!

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