Happening this weekend in Region 8

Happening this weekend in Region 8
Weekend events around and near Region 8 (Source: KAIT)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - There’s something happening for everyone this weekend in Region 8! Check it out.

Saturday, Sept. 7

It is an annual event in Batesville, with boats and fun along the White River. The event starts at 11 a.m. at Riverside Park in Batesville.

An opportunity to help clean Village Creek State Park will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday during the Great Arkansas Cleanup. Volunteers can receive supplies, a place to work and a free T-shirt.

Disney Animals

Did you know some of the animals seen in Disney movies can be found at Village Creek State Park? The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to noon at the state park on County Road 754 in Wynne.

The annual Clay County Pageants will be held Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. at the Clay County Fairgrounds. Events include everything from Baby Miss and Mr. Clay County to Mrs. Clay County.

The 20th anniversary of the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum & Educational Center will be held Saturday with events scheduled in Piggott.

In addition to the milestone, this year is the 90th anniversary of A Farewell to Arms.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Bird lovers have an opportunity Sunday from 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. to visit Jacksonport State Park to learn from bird guides about the many woodpeckers at the park.

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