August 10, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Clinton City Council Meeting: Meetings of the Clinton City Council are held the 2nd Thursday of every month at the Clinton Municipal Airport off Hwy 16 East. The public and all press & media are invited to attend.


August Fire Safety/Free Movie Night: Here are the dates and movies.

Friday, August 11 - Secret Life of Pets

Friday, August 18-Fantastic Beasts

Friday, August 24 -Monster Truck

All movies are free for anyone to attend. All movies will be at dark in our city park, behind Subway. If it rains we will move from the park to another location, so keep informed of what your fire department is doing for the community.


August 12, 9 a.m. - Noon, Picking on the Square: Music on the Square is Saturday 9 a.m. to Noon, acoustic music jam in the Clinton Square, by the courthouse, under the big tree. All acoustic instruments allowed, no microphones, no amps. Stop by and play or just to listen.


August 12, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Live Music at Archey Fork Park: This Weekend through the month of August every Saturday night the Clinton Advertisement and Promotion is hosting live music at Archey Fork Park music amphitheater!

Upcoming Events

August 15, 6 p.m. Clinton Advertising and Promotion Meeting: The Clinton A&P Commission meets every 3 Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Clinton Municipal Airport on Hwy 16 East. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.


August 17, 6 p.m. Van Buren County Quorum Court: Meetings of the Van Buren County Quorum Court are held the 3 Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Van Buren County Annex building off Highway 65 in Clinton.


August 19, 7 – 11 a.m. Color Me Healthy 5k Color Run/Walk: In honor of National Community Health Center Week, Boston Mountain Rural Health Center invites you participate in the “Color Me Healthy” 5k Color Run/Walk! Join us at our Clinton location as we blaze a trail and add a little color to reach a healthier tomorrow! This event is completely FREE and will also include health screenings, tours of our medical & dental facility, free giveaways, fun games, a free drawing for a LED TV, and much more! Race participants will receive a “Color Me Healthy” T-Shirt and water bottle while supplies last! To register for the event, check out our website’s “BMRHC News & Events” tab and download our registration form or pick one up at any of our clinic locations. Completed registration forms can be emailed to or dropped off at any clinic location. For questions email Neil Wilkins at or call (870)-448-5115.


August 19, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Cheeseburger in Paradise: This event will be held at the Conference Center in FFB some of the activities will include beach food, silent auction, pay as you go bar, and live music! Event tickets are $25, 50/50 Raffle tickets are $5 Tickets are available from committee members Linda Duncan, Bonnie Lang, Sharon Luxon, Kay Otis, Cindy Wellenberger, and at the Education Center and the Conference Center.


August 26 – September 3, 32nd Annual Chuckwagon Races: Join the 20,000 people estimated on hand to watch the excitement of World Championship Chuckwagon Racing. Visit for the day or camp on the Eoff Ranch. Contact Dan & Peggy Eoff at 501-745-5250 or 745-8407

September 2, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Great Southern Stone Skipping Championship: Located on the banks of Greers Ferry Lake at the Fairfield Bay Marina this event is free for spectators and only $10 admission to compete. Bring your cooler (no glass) and soccer chairs for great family fun! Proceeds go to Arkansas Food bank for its member food pantries in Choctaw, Clinton, and Greers Ferry contact John Baker at 501 688-8850 for more information.

September 9, 48 Annual Lake and River Clean Up: For nearly 50 years, the Greers Ferry Lake & Little Red River Association has sponsored a Lake & River Cleanup Event. This family-friendly, community activity has mobilized hundreds of volunteer individuals, church & school groups, and civic organizations to rally together to keep the treasured shores and waterways beautiful. This year, in celebration of our 47 anniversary, the event is even BIGGER and BETTER! Register at

September 10, 2 p.m. Dirty Bowl Football Game: The Dirty Bowl is The Dirty Farmers Community Market once a year fundraiser! Join us for Fairfield Bay vs. Clinton in a battle for the 2017 “Dirty Bowl” championship trophy and bragging rights. 100% of all money raised will go directly towards addressing senior hunger in Van Buren County. We are looking for sponsors (only $100.00 to sponsor a player) players, and cheerleaders. To participate you can call or text 501-253-4716, 501-757-2750 or mail sponsorship form to 1024 Midget Road, Dennard, AR 72629. Participation and sponsorship forms can be picked up at Main Street Florist, Lula Belles boutique, First Security Bank in Clinton or The Fairfield Bay Conference Center and The Fairfield Bay Community Club. Sponsorship deadline is September 1 while participants need to be registered by August 10 please.

September 18 – 23, The Van Buren County Fair celebrates its 80th anniversary: For eight 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.

September 23, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 4th Annual Leg for the Library: 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 register by September 5 to be guaranteed a shirt/race packet. For more information contact Karla Fultz 501-745-2100 or

September 30, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. 1st Annual Roadkill Cook-Off: 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 “Roadkill” Wild Game Cook-off. Cash prizes for the top two places and people’s choice.

October 7, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., 10th Annual Chili King Cook-off: 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.

October 14, 9:30 a.m., 6th Annual Clinton Buddy Walk: This event will take place at the 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 on registration & or to learn more visit

October 31, 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Scare on the Square: Join us in Historic Downtown Clinton for this Halloween festival. Free admission for all! Trick-or-treating for the kids, safe and fun, with full traffic control, and an exciting evening of costumes & spooky surprises! Last year’s event had a record attendance well over 1000! Come and see what all the excitement is about. Care on the Square is organized by the Clinton AR Volunteer Fire Department for more information, contact DL Webb at 501-454-8882.