Upcoming Events

Paddle Battle @ the Bay

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:30am

@ the Fairfield Bay Marina, 4350 Highway 330 S.

This event is a full day of racing, eating, and enjoying a wonderful day at The Bay.

There will be local exhibitors, kayak demos, stand-up paddle boarding yoga demos and classes, kids kayaking, live music, good food and lots of family-friendly fun.

There is something for everyone at this one-of-a-kind paddling festival.

For more Information 501-884-6030
Lodging 501-884-4202.

Boati Gras

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 5:00pm

@ the Fairfield Bay Marina, 4350 Highway 330 S.

Join the Bay as the welcome a little New Orleans to Greers Ferry Lake with this year’s Boati Gras.

Festivities will begin at 5 P.M. with the parade to begin at 6 P.M. 

Enjoy decorated boats, live music, awards galore, and a party at dock.

Contact the Fairfield Bay Marina at (501) 884-6030 for more information.

Van Buren County Fair 80th Anniversary (Sep 18-23)

Monday, September 18, 2017 (All day)

For 8 decades, the fair has showcased the impressive talent and accomplishment of our agricultural community.

Celebrate with our young farmers at the Livestock Show, plus browse booths from local businesses & organizations, local art, beauty pageants, photo contests, favorite fair foods, carnival rides, raffles, and some off-the-cuff fun! 

Contact Corrine Weatherly at 501-745-8100 for more information.

Annual Leg It for the Library

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 9:00am

This is a family fun 2 mile run/walk with the proceeds going to help the new Van Buren County Library.

There will be medals given to top three in each age group.

Entry Fee: Ages 0-15 $15 16-adult $20 Family of 3-4 $55. Remember registration price increases on race day to $25/person.

Must be registered by September 5th to be guaranteed a shirt/race packet.

For more information contact Karla Fultz 501-745-2100 or email vbcpl2015@gmail.com


22nd ACRDC Festival

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:00am

The Alread Community Resource Development Corporation invites you to join them in a fun filled day with seven bands of music playing all day, and several activities such as: arts and craft vendors, a horseshoe tournament, salsa contest, disc golf baskets (2) (BYO discs), a silent auction, and games such as a chicken drop, etc.

This is an all day FAMILY event.

Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and your best behavior!

Free bouncy houses will be available for the kids, plus free games and prizes, courtesy of the Alread Fire Department! 

Pre-purchase your tickets or get them at the gate.

1st Annual Hwy 65 "Road Kill" (Wild Game) Cook-Off

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 12:00pm

Challenging all chefs! Armadillo Alfredo or Possum Pizza, anyone?

Wild Game Cook-off at Archey Fork Park in Clinton, Sept. 30, 2017.

Announcing Clinton's first annual Hwy 65 "Road kill" Wild Game Cook-off.

Cash prizes for the top two places and people’s choice.


Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00am

@ Fairfield Bay Conference Center, 110 Lost Creek Pkwy.

10th Annual Chili King Cook-Off

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 11:00am

The Chili King Cook-off is held the first Saturday in October and is a fun-filled day. 

There is a 5.00 charge at the gate that includes all you can eat chili while supplies last. 

Join us for this festival atmosphere complete with music, arts and crafts vendors, activities for the kids, and 20 plus different kinds of chili.

6th Annual Clinton Buddy Walk

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 9:30am

@ Archey Fork Park.

This is a family fun event celebrating persons with Down syndrome and other disabilities.

Everyone is welcome to join the fellowship with games, music, food & more!

To get more information visit:

Breast Cancer Awareness Lunch &Learn

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 11:00am

Join us as we welcome Dr. Hill from UAMS as he speaks on breast cancer awarness. 

This event will be held at the VBC Library from 11-12.

Please call 501-745-9306 to reserve a seat. Seating is limited.