Upcoming Events

Van Buren County Fair (Sept 19th-22nd)

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 (All day)

The Van Buren County Fair will be held September 19th-22nd. 

Carnival opens on Wednesday, September 19th.
Pageants are scheduled for September 14th and 15th. 
Pageant forms available at Sew What Sewing. 
$100 drawing to be given away each night September 19th-  September 22nd. 
There will be a couple of bands performing during the week, along with Rapid Fire Ministries.
Youth Talent show will be held on September 22nd. 
A dog show and livestock to be seen and judged during the week also. 

Lots of fun to see and experience.

13th Annual LAFFS Fly-In (Sept 21st & 22nd)

Friday, September 21, 2018 (All day)

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.

Shop with a Cop Golf Tournament

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 9:00am

Join us as we raise money for the Shop with a Cop program with this shotgun start benefit tournament. 

For more information on this tournament or to register a team contact Brandy Cullum at 501-253-1413.

2nd Annual Hwy 65 Road-Kill Cook-Off

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 8:00am

@ Archey Fork Park behind Subway in Clinton.  

This is a true cooking competition with the cooking to begin at 8:00 A.M. Food serving from 11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Contestants must use any meat that can be found on the highway as their primary ingredient.
This event is open to the public with samples of the contestant’s entries available for tasting.
For more information please contact Tony Soyani @ (501) 205-2117

Gospel Music in the Park
Join us directly after the Road-Kill Cook-off for an evening of gospel music featuring King’s Highway, Sulfur Road Pickers, Spirit Breeze, John Wickman, Human People, Rapid Fire, Silver Ridge, and Sing along Hymns with Christa Cossey.


2018 Oktober Fest / Story Fest

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 8:00am

Details coming soon...

"Stand with a Cop" Silent/Live Auction

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 1:00pm

The auction will be located at the Clinton High School Cafeteria.

Funds raised from this event will be designated for the Van Buren County Sheriff's office to purchase the necessary equipment needed for a Special Response Team for the county.

Chili King Cook-Off

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 11:00am

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.

Veterans Day Potluck

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 5:30pm

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. 

2018 Light Up the Bay

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 5:30pm

It begins, with trees, lights and the warmth of friends and neighbors to start the holiday season just right.

Light Up the Bay / Festival of Trees

Saturday, December 1, 2018 (All day)

Dec 1st - 15th

The holiday season in the Bay is a winter spectacular with the annual holiday celebration Festival of Trees, Friday, December 1st – December 15th, 2018. Fairfield Bay’s Conference and Visitor Center is transformed into a wonderland of holiday elegancy and whimsy to suit any age, family or individual.

December 1st – “Light UP the Bay” Season Kick Off, features 3 Big Trip Giveaways.
It begins, with trees, lights and the warmth of friends and neighbors to start the holiday season just right.

There will be live music, food, your favorite holiday drinks, silent auction, the lighting of the Christmas trees, and the BIG TRIP GIVEAWAY!!! 3 complete vacations to give away, including lodging, food and entertainment! Ticket are just $10 and a ticket booth will be set up for your chance to win one of 3 BIG TRIPS to Eureka Springs, Little Rock, and Branson! A portion of the funds raised will go to help the needy in our area – supporting the Shirley Food Bank.

Light Up the Bay Schedule on Friday Dec 1st:
Time: 5:30 – 9pm
5:30pm – Lightening of the Trees
~ Holiday Fare: Warm soups and sandwiches, plus holiday-themed adult beverages.
~ Live Music: a true staple of any holiday party.
5:30pm – 7:00pm – Bidding on The Charity Silent Auction items,
7:30pm – The Big Trip Giveaway. (If you buy a ticket, you don’t have to be present to WIN, but you must be present to choose their trip – don’t miss out!)

Trees, Trees and More Trees:
Explore this special forest of trees and leave inspired and ready for the season. Each Christmas tree is decorated from its starry tiptop to its blanketed base. No two are alike and range from whimsical to traditional, from kid to pet-friendly! Be sure to cast a ballot for your favorite. And while you’re there, look for the special donation box to help local families in need with your local food bank donation.

Trees will be on display in the Conference Center Tuesday-Friday, December 1st – December 15th, from 9am until 4pm each day. Families are encouraged to bring cameras and capture their special holiday photos. And if you want to enter a tree, there’s still plenty of time and it’s free! The trees may stay up throughout the month of December and on into the New Year. Great way to advertise your business or just simply show your Christmas spirit!

Tickets & More Information:
Festival of Trees will be held at Fairfield Bay’s Conference, Arts and Visitor Center located at 110 Lost Creek Parkway in Fairfield Bay. To purchase tickets for the Big Trip Giveaway, visit the Fairfield Bay Chamber of Commerce, www.ffbchamber.com. To find a complete list of events and times and more information, visit www.visitfairfieldbay.com/events or call 501-884-4202.