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 the festival is going back to its roots and will be a true arts & crafts festival with only arts & crafts vendors along with our great food vendors! In addition, there will be free live entertainment on the Aleshire Electric Entertainment Stage, the Lum & Abner Car, Truck, Corvette and Motorcycle Show; Kiddie Korner, Bounce Houses, and Rock Climbing Wall; 5K Run/Walk; Outhouse Races; Lil’ Miss and Mister Pageant produced by the Lady Ouachitas; 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament; Softball Tournament; Polk County Extension Office Quilt Show held in the Old Armory; Union Bank Firefighter’s Challenge; Fishing Derbies; Lion’s Club BBQ cook-off; Lum & Abner Radio Shows; RE/MAX Baby Crawlin’ Contest; All American Lumberjack Show; The Outlaws Gunfighter Group and MORE!!!
The deadline for arts and crafts and food vendors has been extended through Friday,
May 22nd. You can go online to www.VisitMena.com/vendor-reservation-forms to print a
downloadable form or e-mail email@example.com to request one to be sent by mail. You can
also find a complete schedule of events and sponsorship forms on the website. We welcome
interested businesses and organizations to be a festival sponsor and have their logo on the
festival t-shirt. Please call 479-394-8355 by Wednesday, April 22nd if you would like to support
the festival with your sponsorship.
Janssen Park is the place to be on June 5th and 6th so mark your calendar now and
don’t miss all the fun. Please “Like” us on Facebook “Lum & Abner Festival” and follow all
the happenings for this year’s festival!