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Upcoming Events in Batesville Arkansas


April

26 - 27 Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest - This annual celebration of the cinema arts is held on two consecutive weekends with events scheduled in Batesville, Heber Springs, and Little Rock.

Address: University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville , Batesville, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 251-1189 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org
Fee: Varies

2 - 3 Annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest - This annual celebration of the cinema arts is held on two consecutive weekends with events scheduled in Batesville, Heber Springs, and Little Rock.

Address: University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville , Batesville, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 251-1189 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org
Fee: Varies

3 - 4 Arkansas Scottish Festival - The sound of bagpipes echoes through the Ozarks again this spring, as Lyon College in Batesville hosts the annual Arkansas Scottish Festival. The festival, honoring Scottish heritage and traditions, features a vast array of events and exhibits, pipe bands competition, food vendors offering traditional Scottish dishes, Celtic music, sheepdog demonstrations, and, of course, bagpipes. A traditional Feast and Ceilidh is celebrated on Saturday evening and an Iona Worship Service takes place on Sunday morning.

Address: Lyon College Campus , Batesville, Arkansas
Ph: 870-307-7242 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.lyon.edu/scotfest
Fee: TBA

July

6 - 10 Annual T Tauri Film Festival - The T Tauri Film Festival is a digital movie event for kids and teens. The event includes a Young Filmmakers Competition, digital filmmaking workshops, and public screenings of movies by filmmakers aged 18 and under.

Address: University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville , Batesville, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 251-1189 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ttauri@direcway.com
Web: http://www.ttauri.org
Fee: Varies

August

21 Annual White River Water Carnival - Arkansas's oldest annual water event, which includes numerous features such as arts and crafts, foods, entertainment, sporting events, a car show, bike show, and Grand Parade.

Address: Riverside Park , Batesville, Arkansas
Ph: 870-793-2378 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.mybatesville.org
Fee: varies

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Batesville Historic Commercial District

The state's second oldest city, settled in 1812. Historic Commercial District offers a glimpse into the city's past, as does the Old Independence Regional Museum, which features historical exhibits from the 12 counties that comprised the original 1820

Batesville, AR Historic Districts

Bethel AME Church

The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is the oldest church structure in town; listed on the National Register

Batesville, AR Historic Churches

Old Independence Regional Museum

Featuring historical exhibits and research materials from 12 counties that comprised the original 1820 Independence County. Active program of temporary exhibits and special events year-round; housed in a former National Guard Armory built as WPA Project in 1936;

Batesville, AR Museums

Independence County Fairgrounds

Cookouts, kitchen, exhibit space, bus parking.

Batesville, AR State Parks

Jubile Antique Mall & Flea Market

Directions: 2.5 miles north of Western Sizzlin, Ramada Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Super 8 and Comfort Inn on U.S. 167 North (North St. Louis Street)

Batesville, AR Flea Markets

Things to do near Batesville, AR

Greers Ferry National Fish Hatchery

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Rogers Historical Museum

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Bull Shoals Lake

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