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2018 Ouachita Quilt Show Results

2018 OUACHITA QUILT SHOW WINNERS The Ouachita Quilt Show Committee thanks everyone who participated in making this year’s Quilt Show a big success.  We are pleased to announce the winners in the following categories: DONATION QUILT WINNER:  Susie Turk BEST OF SHOW:  Elaine Graves ,  “Purple Star Quilt” PEOPLES’ CHOICE:  Nancy Jo Baker, “Many Mini Rose Gardens” VIP AWARDS: CHAMBER ...

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Lum and Abner Festival is back!!!

The 41st Annual Lum and Abner Festival – Mena’s signature event! – will take place June 1 & 2, 2018. It is organized by the Mena Advertising and Promotion Commission whose mission is to bring tourists to Mena, which in turn will help our local economy. In years past, the festival has estimated between 7,500 and 10,000 visitors throughout the weekend. The Lum ...

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Lum & Abner Festival Features New Attractions and Unique Pine Ridge Painting

The 39th annual Lum and Abner Festival will host a unique facet this year, in the form of an old painting with local roots, and will boast several new attractions for the enjoyment of locals and tourists alike. The painting itself is unique and the story of how it has found it’s way back to Mena is a journey, that ...

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Live Music Entertainment Lineup Announcement – 39th Annual Lum & Abner Festival

Mena, AR, May 13, 2016 —   The Mena Advertising & Promotion Commission is proud to announce the live entertainment lineup that will be performing at the 39th Annual Lum & Abner Festival June 3 & 4 on the Aleshire Electric Entertainment Stage in Mena’s Janssen Park. Variety is the keyword for this year’s entertainment lineup, with something for everyone ...

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Lum & Abner 5K Walk/Run to be held on June 4, 2016

Mena, AR, May 13, 2016 —   Mark your calendars for the the Mena Advertising & Promotion Commission’s Lum & Abner 5K Walk/Run to be held on June 4, as part of this year’s Lum & Abner Festival. This year’s 5K Walk/Run, sponsored by Non-Stop Fitness, will both start and end at Janssen Park.  The event will kick off at ...

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Lum & Abner 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament to be held on June 4, 2016

Mena, AR, May 13, 2016 —   Get ready to get your “hoop on” at this year’s Lum & Abner Basketball Tournament to be held on June 4 in downtown Mena on Sherwood Street as part of this year’s 39th Annual Lum & Abner Festival. This year’s 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament, sponsored by Mena Regional Health System, will begin ...

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Volunteers Needed for the 39th Annual Lum & Abner Festival

Mena, AR, May 13, 2016 —   Mena’s signature event, the 39th Annual Lum & Abner Festival, is quickly approaching and will be held this year on June 3 & 4.  Voted “Best New Festival in Arkansas” in 2006 by the Arkansas Festival & Events Association and “Top 20 Events in the Southeast” in 2010 by the Southeast Tourism Society, ...

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National Lum & Abner Society Returns for Upcoming Festival

BY MELANIE BUCK – The National Lum and Abner Society will be returning to Mena for the 2015 Lum and Abner Festival. Their award-winning special guests are cartoonist John Rose (“Snuffy Smith”) and writer Mike Curtis (“Dick Tracy”), both fans of Lum and Abner. John Rose became the cartoonist for King Features’ “Barney Google and Snuffy Smith” comic strip in ...

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Lum & Abner Fast Approaching

SUBMITTED BY CANDACE RINER – The Mena Advertising and Promotion is gearing up for Mena’s signature event, the 38th Annual Lum & Abner Festival on June 5th and 6th. This two day festival will kick off on Friday, June 5th at Janssen Park in Mena with an exciting line up of entertainment and events for the whole family. This year ...

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