This Week in Our Community
October 9th 10:30 A.M. Ribbon Cutting Chow Hall BBQ: Join us as we welcome Chow Hall BBQ located on Highway 65B just south of Pistole’s Pawn.
October 11th 6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M. Clinton City Council Meeting: Meetings of the Clinton City Council are usually 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.
October 13th 10:00 A.M. – Noon Picking on the Square: Join other local residents for an acoustic music jam in Clinton on the historical downtown square under the big tree on the west side of the court house (during inclement weather session will be held in the Van Buren County Democrat Office). This is an acoustic gathering so no mics or amps. Bringing a chair is recommended, come join our musical circle or just stop by and listen.
October 13th 6:00 P.M. Rockin on the River Karaoke Style: Bring your talents to the banks of the Archey River as we enjoy a night of singing and fellowship. This event is located in Archey Fork Park and is free to the public. Spectators are strongly encouraged to join in on the fun to help make it a full fun filled evening.
October 13th 1:00 P.M. Maximum Living Support Group: Roller-McNutt Funeral Home is sponsoring the Maximum Living Support Group for those of us that have lost loved ones. This event will be held at the Western Sizzlin. This week’s meal is sponsored by Roller McNutt Funeral Home. Contact Lisa at 501-745-2151 for more details. Next meeting September 8th October 13th and November 10th With these meetings being Dutch Treat.
October 13th 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. “Stand with a Cop” silent/live auction: We Love VBC invites you to attend their benefit silent/live auction on Saturday, October 13 beginning at 1:00, at the Clinton High School Cafeteria. Proceeds from this event go to purchasing the equipment needed for a Special Response Team for the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department. Donation items can be dropped off at Sisters Emporium on Highway 65 during regular business hours or call Jackie, 501-253-4716 for more information. If your group or organization would like to provide blue desserts for this event please contact us.
October 16th 5:30 P.M. Clinton Advertising and Promotion Meeting: The Clinton A&P Commission meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:00 P.M. at the Clinton Municipal Airport on Hwy 16 East. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.
October 18th 6:00 P.M. Van Buren County Quorum Court: Meetings of the Van Buren County Quorum Court are held the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at the Van Buren County Annex building off Highway 65 in Clinton.
October 19th & 20th 13th Annual LAFFS Fly-In: This is our annual fly-in. There will be all types of replica R/C aircraft. There will be replicas of warplanes as well as civilian aircraft. Planes will also be performing aerobatics. Saturday is the big day with planes flying (practically all day), raffles, food, and great weather. Join us to just enjoy watching or maybe get a chance to try your hand at flying. $20.00 registration fee. Registered pilots will receive one raffle ticket and a Bar-B-Q lunch on Saturday. Online registration at: https://www.RCFlightDeck.com/register/8194 Spectators are always free.
October 20th 11:00 A.M. Chili King Cook-Off: Join us on the Downtown Square in Clinton for a fun filled day of food, crafts, music, and kids activities. Enjoy over 20 different kinds of chili at this unique event that will be again hosting the hot chili eating contest. For more information, to sign up a craft booth, or to register to enter your chili for a chance to bring home a trophy contact Jason at 501-745-6500.
October 20th 1:00 P.M. International Blues Challenge Regional Competition: This competition is open to Solo/Duo and Bands with the winning acts going to Memphis to compete in the international Blues Challenge. There is no entry fee with winners getting prize money to help with their travel expenses to Memphis. For more information or to register contact 501-253-0169 or 501-253-2688 or see Buffalo River Blues Society on FB for rules and information.
October 27th 8:30 A.M. Shop with A Cop Golf Tournament: Join us as we raise money for the Shop with a Cop program with this shotgun start benefit tournament. Check in is at 8:30 A.M. with a shotgun start at 10:00 A.M. For more information on this tournament or to register a team contact Brandy Cullum at 501-253-1413.
October 30th Scare on the Square: They are moving this event up a day to Tuesday the 30th in recognition of the City ordinance to observe Halloween on the 30th of October. Join us downtown for a fun filled night with candy, costume contest, haunted house, and so much more. This true community event makes for a great experience. The haunted house will be open October 29th and 30th.
November 9th 5:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. Veterans Day Potluck: We Love VBC is holding their annual Veterans Day potluck on Friday, November 9 from 5:30-7:00pm. Bring a dish to share, drinks and entertainment provided. Call Jackie, 501-253-4716 for more information.
November 24th 12:00 Christmas Parade and Toy & Food Drive: This event will be held at the City Park on Main Street just east of KHPQ. There will be food, beverages, and Santa will give a toy to any child in need under 12. Donations of food and toys can be made at the Clinton Chamber of Commerce and Dr. Ralph Tester’s Office. This event is hosted by the Flame Riders, CMA, and Chapter 911.
For more local events check out the HUB @ http://events.clintonvbc.com/