Kimberly J. Williams
There are some GREAT festivals this weekend going on throughout the Arkansas Delta!
Bald Knob welcomes visitors to the 23rd annual Homefest through Saturday. Enjoy live entertainment and carnival rides each night. On Saturday, don’t miss the parade, a pet show, a pancake breakfast, a silent auction, a cakewalk, and a car show. And don’t forget it’s strawberry season! Pick up some fresh berries while you’re there! To learn more, visit www.BaldKnobChamber.com or phone 501-724-3140.
Stuttgart celebrates the town’s early settlers during the German Heritage Festival on May 8. Activities include a bratwurst cook-off, children’s old fashion games, baked goods, a 5K run/walk, wine tasting, brats and beer, a genealogy booth, live polka music, and a variety of arts and crafts. Visit www.GrandPrairieMuseum.org or phone 870-673-7001 for more information.
Marion hosts the annual Esperanza Bonanza Festival through May 8. Festival activities include a barbecue cooking contest, carnival, rodeo, a golf tournament, live music and games for children and adults. For more information, phone 870-739-6041.
Get out and enjoy the wonders of The Natural State! Have a great weekend!