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Christmas Festival plans being finalized by Mena A & P

The Mena A&P Commission approved a budget of $3,175 for their 2018 Christmas Festival Plan and Budget at their regular meeting this month.   The A&P Commission will be holding their Christmas Festival at 7 p.m. in Janssen Park following the Mena/Polk County Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Parade that will begin at 6 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 1.   The ...

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Community Poised to Host the Ouachita Arts Celebration

BY LEANN DILBECK – The Downtown Arts District will be transformed this weekend as the area is poised to host the annual Ouachita Arts Celebration, Saturday, November 5th. The event has garnered strong community partnerships that continues to help it grow and soar in popularity, attracting locals and tourists alike.  The event is a huge and eclectic collaboration of partnerships from ...

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Lind to Bring his Music and Unique Style to OAC Stage

BY MELANIE BUCK – This year’s Ouachita Arts Celebration is sure to please with an array of artists, vendors, and entertainment lined up for a packed day of activities. Included in the entertainment this year is local musical artist, Logan Lind. Lind is a Norwegian/American, with his own sound, original songwriting, and a style that melds his Southern upbringing and Scandinavian ...

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Ouachita Arts Celebration Announces Dates & New Attractions

BY MELANIE BUCK – The 3rd annual Ouachita Arts Celebration has promised to be bigger and better than ever before with more artists, more music, and a unique vintage car show lining up Mena Street on Saturday, November 5. The event’s growth positions it to become one of the area’s premiere events. The city will again block off Mena Street ...

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Vendor Opportunity for Ouachita Arts Celebration

CONTRIBUTED BY BARBARA M. TOBIAS – The Ouachita Arts Celebration will take place this fall on Saturday, November 5, and it will be bigger and better than ever this year: more artists, more music, and some fabulous cars. The Willys, Overland, Knight Registry will be bringing their restored pre-1943 cars and have invited Vintage Orphan Car owners (those no longer manufactured) ...

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Ouachita Arts Celebration to Showcase Local Arts District

SUBMITTED – Local artisans have collaborated to once again host the Ouachita Arts Celebration this Saturday. A portion of Mena Street will be closed in the arts district to host an array of activities for the entire family. There will be so many things going on at the Ouachita Arts Celebration this year that you will need to pick and ...

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1st Annual Ouachita Arts Celebration Kicks-Off

BY MELANIE BUCK – This Saturday, November 1, Mena will hosts its first Ouachita Arts Celebration. North Mena Street has been slowly developed into an Arts District that draws visitors from near and far. There will be something for everyone at the event located on the 600 block of Mena Street. Music and dancing, storytelling, and a drum circle are ...

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