Do you want content like this delivered to your inbox?
Share
Share

This Weekend in the River Valley

Shannon Foster

Shannon Foster may be somewhat new to the team, but she is by no means a real estate rookie!  A long term resident of the River Valley, in 2014 S...

Shannon Foster may be somewhat new to the team, but she is by no means a real estate rookie!  A long term resident of the River Valley, in 2014 S...

Apr 11 19 minutes read

TGIF! Have plans for the weekend? If you are looking for something to do in the Arkansas River Valley, we have your go-to list every week right here on our blog! Here is what's happening this weekend in the Arkansas River Valley.

Whatever your plans, have a blessed weekend! Spend it with someone you love

#ItsMoreThanRealEstate


Friday, April 12, 2019


Easter Pictures in the Alley

Friday, April 12, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
308 W B St, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by Kurt Jones Photography and The Alley

EASTER PICTURES IN THE ALLEY - We'll be set up for Easter Pictures in the Alley on Friday (4.12.19) from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at 310 West B Street.  Cost is $5 per pose and includes a 5x7 print.  Additional prints may also be ordered.  No appointments necessary.  Just show up and have fun!  Pets are always welcome.  #norulesinthealley #easter #picturesinthealley

Rodeo #1

Friday, April 12, 2019 from 6:45 to 9:45 pm
605 S Knoxville Ave, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
 Hosted by River Valley Junior Rodeo

Dates: 
April 12 
May 3 
May 10
July 12
July 19
July 26
August 9 
Membership: $50 per person, or $125 cap for families. Must compete in 5/7 rodeos to be eligible for prizes at end of series.
Age Groups/Fees: Lead Line (birth - 10, must be lead or helped through arena), $10. Barrels, poles, goat undecorating PeeWee (coed), 5-8 years old, $10. Barrels, poles, goat undecorating, breakaway roping, team roping with mentors.Jr. Girls, 9-13, $15. Barrels, poles, goat tying, break-away roping, ribbon roping, team roping with mentors.Jr. Boys, 9-13, $15. Barrels, Poles, Goat tying, break-away roping, ribbon roping, team roping with mentors or other juniors Sr. Girls, 14-19, $20. Barrels, poles, goat tying, break-away roping, ribbon roping, team roping with senior or juniors ($10)Sr. Boys, 14-19, $20. Break-away roping, Tie-down roping, ribbon roping, team roping with juniors or seniors ($10)If you are having a birthday DURING series and would be moving up to an older age group as a result, you are allowed to enter up for series. Also students who turn 19 but are still enrolled in High School during the season are allowed to compete.Order of Events:4:30 Gates open, books open 5:30 Barrel exhibitions ($5 per run)6:00 Ground rodeo events (outside arena)6:45 Grand entry/National Anthem 7:00 Events to follow: Poles Goats Ribbon Roping Break-away Roping Tie-down Roping Intermission Barrels Team Roping Books close as event begins, payout at concession stand immediately following each event


Crappie Masters: American Ethanol Arkansas State Championship

Friday,  April 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm to Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Lake Dardanelle Russellville, Arkansas 72802
Hosted by Renewable Fuels Association 

Information is available here: http://www.crappiemasters.net/home/ 

Spring Open House

Friday, April 12 at 7 AM – Saturday, April 13 at 1 PM
Carr's Chain Reaction, Inc. 506 N. Arkansas Ave, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by Carr's Chain Reaction, Inc.

Our entire store will be filled with sales!!
Grasshoppers up to $2500 off
All STIHL equipment 10% off
All in stock bicycles 10% off
All in stock kayaks 10% off
Big Green Egg L and XL’s $100 off
KCJC will be hanging out with us and we will have some delicious samples cooking our Big Green Eggs Friday morning!!
Don’t miss out on this deal!!! 

567 Home Retreat!

Friday, April 12 at 7 PM – April 14 at 12 PM
My Connect Church 1103 E L St, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by Connect 567 

Ticket Info: 

 

We're looking forward to our Spring 567 Retreat on Friday, April 12, through Sunday, April 14. The cost is $40 and covers all of their meals and activities. The deadline for registration is March 24.

Find registration and information at https://connectionpoint.info/567

Here are some the activities over the weekend:
Multiple worship and teaching sessions.
Bowling.
Climbing gym at The Wall.
ALL.THE.FUN.
Food! 

Bree Ogden at The Old Bank

Friday, April 12, 2019 from 7:00 to 10:00 pm
The Old Bank Sports Grill 220 W Main St, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by Old Bank Sports Grill

No Deal @ Front Street Grill

Friday, April 12, 2019 from 9:00 pm to 100 am
Front Street Bar & Grill 115 S. Front St., Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834
Hosted by No Deal 

This will be our first time out with the new band name. 

Bring your appetite and thirst and be prepared to party all night!



Saturday, April 13, 2019


Banquet for the Barn

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm
Dardanelle Community Center 2011 State Highway 22 W, Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834
Hosted by Equestrian Zone Russellville

Come join us for our annual Banquet for the Barn.

We are continuing to grow with the support of our community and corporate sponsors.

Moving the location closer to town and ticket prices only $20/adult this year. Ticket cost include dinner of BBQ chicken, pork, baked beans, slaw salad, bread and a large dessert buffet. Awesome silent auction items this year. And our video demonstration will show the kiddos live in action!

This truly is a life changing experience for anyone involved. Come and see why! 

Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00 to 8:00 pm
FFO Home (Russellville, AR) 2606 E Main, Russellville, Arkansas 72802
Hosted by FFO Home (Russellville, AR)

We're so excited to put on our first ever Easter Egg Hunt this Spring! Bring the kids in-store and spend a day of fun with the family enjoying free cookies and refreshments during our early Easter celebration! 

*Plus the 1st 15 guests in store get a FREE accent with ANY purchase!*

Arkansas Geological Survey Presents: Fossils

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Pope County Library System 116 E 3rd St, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
 Hosted by Pope County Library System

Did you know the majority of fossils found in Arkansas are invertebrate fossils.
 The rocks in Arkansas also contain microfossils or fossils that can only be seen with the aid of a microscope. Only macrofossils will be discussed herein.  Want to learn more about fossils? Join us at the Pope County Library for an informational and "hands on" activities.

ASD Spring Fling Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 10:00 am
Shiloh Park 3405 N. Arkansas Ave. Russellville, AR 72801
Hosted by AMOM 

AMOM FAMILY EVENT!
Spring Fling Egg Hunt!
This is for the entire ASD family.

Please BE SURE to RSVP by commenting below names of those attending and include the ages of those participating in the egg hunt.

Shiloh Park
10:00-11:30,
Egg Hunt @10:30!
Bubble makers and carnival style games you can play with your kiddos.

Special thanks to Patricia Spears for her idea and hard work to make this happen.

One Man Scramble

Saturday, April 13 at 10 AM – April 14 at 2 PM
Galla Creek Golf Course and Country Club 141 Golf Club Ln, Pottsville, Arkansas 72858
Hosted by Galla Creek Golf Course and Country Club

10:00 am shotgun start

$60 entry fee 

Lunch served after Saturday's Round

Call 479-890-6653 for any questions

2019 Hoof it for Heifer 20K Trail Run

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 8 am to 1:00 pm
Petit Jean State Park AR-154, Morrilton, Arkansas 72110
Hosted by Heifer in Arkansas

Hoof it for Heifer is a 20k trail run on the Boy Scouts of America Trail in Petit Jean State Park near Morrilton, AR. The proceeds from the run will be given to Heifer USA. Heifer USA is a domestic program that empowers local food and farm entrepreneurs in Arkansas.

Register beginning December 1, 2018 at https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=62001

Kevin Upshaw & one night stand Saturday night!

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 5 pm to 1:00 am
Front Street Bar & Grill 115 S. Front St., Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834
Hosted by Front Street Grill

Saturday night Kevin Upshaw and one night stand at Front Street Grill! Playing a mix of new and classic country as well as some originals. Kevin and the guys will get started at 9 but get there early and enjoy our bacon wrapped filet dinner for just $16.95! 

Out of the Darkness Walk

Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 8:00- 9:00 am
Arkansas Tech University 1605 Coliseum Dr., Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by Russellville Out of the Darkness Walk to Prevent Suicide

Join us for the Out of the Darkness Walk Saturday, April 13, 2019. 

Adoption Event - PetSmart

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
PetSmart  3093 E. Main Street, Russellville, Arkansas 72802
Hosted by Needy Paws Animal Shelter

Join us at PetSmart in Russellville from 11AM - 4PM to meet some of our adoption pets! Take home your new best friend!

Exploration Station

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm
Pope County Library System 116 E 3rd St, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by by Pope County Library System 

A story time followed by a hands on STEM activity.  This month we will be exploring the insect world.  Ages 2-12, siblings and caretakers. 

Arkansas Derby Day

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm
Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort
Hosted by Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort 

The most anticipated event is fast approaching - The Racing Festival of the South! Kicking off Friday, April 12 with live music in the Infield and the $500,000 Fantasy (G3) followed by the $1 Million Arkansas Derby (G1) on Saturday, April 13! Finishing off the weekend with the $54,000 Progressive Cash Giveaway on Sunday, April 14! You also won't want to miss out on all of our Infield activities on Saturday, April 13!
Hat Contest
Kid Zone
-Inflatables
-Petting Zoo
-Climbing Wall
-Beer Garden
-Live Music: Dino D. & The D-Train
-Food Trucks
For more details visit https://bit.ly/2TL6hzH 



Sunday, April 14, 2019


Coffee Meet-Up and Trash Pick Up

Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 2:00 to 5:00 pm
Midtown Coffee 
Hosted by Pope County Green Party 

Join us for beverages at Midtown Coffee at the Russellville City Mall before we head out for our trash pickup community service:  Sunday, April 14th @2pm.  You can also meet us at the parking lot of  Washburn Park -- Bona Dea Trail.  We hope to see you there!

Insanity with Pedro

Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Saint Mary's Wellness Fitness Center
Hosted by Saint Mary's Wellness Fitness Center 

Extreme cardio conditioning for every fitness level. Together, you'll build strength, improve cardiovascular endurance, and develop precision and speed—without lifting a single weight

FREE for members & guests



Arkansas State Parks Events This Weekend


WEARABLE WATER CYCLE

Friday, April 12, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Amphitheater

Bat populations are in decline due to misinformation and fear. Meet a park interpreter at the amphitheater to discover the bat myths that have given them a bad reputation and learn which bats you can find here at Lake Dardanelle State Park.

OWLS - FISHING

Friday, April 12, 2019 from 6:00 to 9:00 am
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Visitor Center 

The Arkansas River creates many recreational opportunities for us to enjoy. Join Lake Dardanelle State Park staff for O.W.L.S. (Outdoor Women Learning Skills), a program series designed to give ladies the opportunity to explore the available recreation at Lake Dardanelle and the surrounding area, by learning skills and knowledge needed to enjoy nature. The series is one evening a month for 6 months, you can come to 1 or come to them all. Each month we will cover a new topic. Preregistration is required for each date and includes dinner.

CRITTER CRUNCH

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 1:45 to 2:00 pm
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Kid's Corner 

Lake Dardanelle State Park’s diverse habitats provide homes for many creatures large and small. Join a park interpreter in the kid’s corner of the visitor center as she tells you about some of the smaller creatures. She is also feeding these creatures, so come discover the small native wonders around us.

LAKE CRUISE

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Weigh-in Pavilion 

Explore the wonders of Lake Dardanelle and the Arkansas River aboard the state park tour boat (weather permitting). Enjoy abundant wildlife, amazing history, and astounding views of the river valley throughout this 1-hour cruise. There is no fee for the tour, but space is limited. You must register for the tour. Call (479) 967-5516 to register for a seat. We will begin boarding 15 minutes before the tour, at the boat dock near the south boat ramp.

IN-SEINE ADVENTURE

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Kayak Beach 

Lake Dardanelle has a healthy and diverse aquatic environment, but what lives in the lake other than fish and turtles? Join a park interpreter at the kayak beach to seine for macro-invertebrates and find out. Wear water shoes and clothing that can get wet.



THE STORY OF MOUNT NEBO

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 4:00 to 4:30 am
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834 Phone: 479-229-3655
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Cornwell House 

Have you ever wondered how Mount Nebo got its name? How some of the trails were built? What about how it became a state park? Join a park interpreter to explore the history of Mount Nebo!

WILDFLOWER HIKE

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 11:00 to 11:45 pm
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834 Phone: 479-229-3655
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Waterfall Trailhead 

Mount Nebo State Park is home to a multitude of wildflowers that are lots of different shapes, sizes, and colors that bloom for a short time before fading away to the next lineup of wildflowers. Join a park interpreter on an easy to moderate hike to see what wildflowers are blooming now! Don’t forget your favorite field guide, sturdy shoes, and water!

HIKE TO NEBO SPRINGS

Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 9:00 to 9:45 pm
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834 Phone: 479-229-3655
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Visitor Center Back Porch 

Join a park interpreter for a hike to Nebo Springs, one of the natural springs on Mount Nebo that was well known in the late 1800s and early 1900s during the Summit Park Hotel era. This strenuous, but enjoyable hike is ¾-mile long. Wear sturdy shoes, and bring plenty of water.


SUNSET AT THE PALISADES

Friday, April 12, 2019 from 7:15 to 7:45 pm
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441 
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Palisades Overlook 

Join Park Interpreter BT to see a beautiful Petit Jean State Park spring sunset and to learn about the planetary movement that gives us the seasons of the year. The sun sets at approximately 7:42 p.m. 

BEAR CAVE HIKE

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 2:00 to 2:45 pm
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Bear Cave Parking Area 

Join Park Interpreter Carrie for an interesting walk amongst the giant sandstone boulders and slot canyons of the Bear Cave area. This is a relatively easy ½-mile hike that is great for the whole family. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring water. 

CEDAR FALLS OVERLOOK STROLL

Friday, April 12, 2019 from 4:00 to 4:30 pm
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Cedar Falls Overlook Parking Area 

Join Park Interpreter BT for this easy, handicap accessible, ¼-mile stroll. We will talk about some of the things that make Petit Jean State Park a special place, as well as enjoy the view of Cedar Falls from the overlook. Please bring water to drink. 

WINGS OVER THE RIVER VALLEY

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9:00 am to 9:30 pm
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Petit Jean Gravesite Overlook 

Meet Park Interpreter BT to see what takes flight over this historic point. We may see vultures, hawks, or other birds, and it’s all a fun learning experience. The scenery is great too. Bring binoculars if you have them. If not, we have a few available to borrow. 

MAMMAL ANIMALS OF PETIT JEAN

Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 2:00 to 2:30 pm
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441 
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Historic CCC Room at Mather Lodge 

Meet Park Interpreter BT to guess which mammal the furs and skulls belong to. You will also discover some interesting features about these animals who live at Petit Jean State Park.

Knots and Navigation

Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 9:00 to 9:30 am
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441 
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: CCC Room

Meet Park Interpreter Carrie to put your knot tying skills to the test. While learning some new knots, we will also be learning how to explore Petit Jean State Park with a map in hand!

PETIT JEAN BIRD BINGO

Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 11:00 to 11:45 am
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441 
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: CCC Room 

Join Park Interpreter Carrie for a fun game of Bird Bingo. As we play the game, we will discover more about our feathered friends at Petit Jean State Park.

CEDAR FALLS HIKE

Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 2 to 4 pm
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441 
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Breezeway of Mather Lodge 

To know Petit Jean State Park, you have to know Cedar Falls. Meet Park Interpreter Carrie to hike down to the foot of this landmark waterfall! The Cedar Falls Hike is 2-miles round trip and is strenuous. Please wear sturdy shoes and bring along plenty of water.


That's it for this edition. All of us at the Tabatha Davis Team invite you to have a safe and fun weekend. Spend it with someone you love.

#ItsMoreThanRealEstate

We use cookies to enhance your browsing experience and deliver our services. By continuing to visit this site, you agree to our use of cookies. More info