17th Annual Whistlestop Festival in Ashdown
The 17th Annual Whistlestop Festival is in Ashdown Arkansas this weekend.
The festival takes place on Friday night, May 10, and all day Saturday, May 11.The festival is free for all and is sponsored by Ashdown Antique and Merchants Association.Here is a list of the events scheduled for the festival.
Friday, 6:30 p.m.
Sixth Annual Miss Whistlestop Pageant at Ashdown High School Auditorium
Music Entertainment Downtown; bring lawn chairs
Pancake Breakfast at FUMC 7 a.m.
Farmers Market opens 8 a.m.
Food/Arts and Craft, Antiques Vendors, Antique Shops open 9 a.m.
Band and Other Entertainment All Day
10-K Run, Half Marathon
Expanded Children’s Activities
Frog Giggin’ Tournament Series
Turtle Race for Youth and Adults
Loco and Hobo, the Clowns
Antique Car Show
Hookem ’N Kookem Catfish Cook-Off; Catfish Lunches
Champion Trees of Arkansas special exhibit at Two Rivers Museum
Youth Art Show sponsored by Little River Arts Council
Tee Shirts and Train Memorabilia
Information Online: www.littlerivercounty.org