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Upcoming Events in Newport Arkansas


June

17 - 18 Annual Portfest "Rollin' on the River" Festival - Held on the banks of the White River at beautiful Jacksonport State Park, Portfest offers quality family entertainment at a low cost. Attractions include a large carnival, Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament, children's area and activities, headliner entertainment, the Colgate Country Showdown and fireworks extravaganza.

Address: Jacksonport State Park , Newport, Arkansas
Ph: (870) 523-3618 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: newportarchamber@cox-internet.com
Web: http://www.newportarchamber.org
Fee: Admission: TBA

24 - 25 27th Annual Portfest "Rollin' on the River" Festival - Held on the banks of the White River, Portfest features the Arkansas State Catfish Cooking Contest, Miller Spectacular carnival, family activities, food/arts & crafts vendors, bass fishing tournament, horseshoe pitching tournament, and live entertainment including John Anderson, Darryl Worley and Vince Neil of Motley Crue. Sponsored by the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce.

Address: Jacksonport State Park , Newport, Arkansas
Ph: (8700 523-3618 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: director@newportarchamber.org
Web: www.newportarchamber.org
Fee: $15 or $20 June 6, $7 or $20 June 7

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Jacksonport State Park

Food Service/Picnic Area Available The 1872 Courthouse museum displays artifacts dating 1840s-1920s of the Jackson County area. The Mary Woods No. 2 is a restored sternwheel paddleboat, which was used on the White River until the late 1960

Newport, AR State Parks

Jackson Memorial Museum of Funeral Service

Family-owned facility exhibits a horse-drawn hearse and funeral buggy from the 19th century, a chapel and other exhibits.

Newport, AR Museums

Living Farm Museum

Demonstrations of antique farm equipment; horse-drawn plows, harrows, disks, panters, threshers, hay rakes and balers are amonng those demonstrated; steam boiler and engine, antique tractors;

Newport, AR Museums

Pea Ridge National Military Park

Perhaps the best-preserved Civil War battlefield in Arkansas, this 4,300-acre national historic site includes a seven-mile, self-guided auto tour road with 10 stops; a museum; trails; bookstore and visitor center. The March 7-8, 1862

Newport, AR Military

Arnett's Doll Museum

Over 5,000 dolls collected by Virginia Arnett are displayed in a private museum adjacent to her home. A rare and complete set of 'Gone With The Wind' character dolls highlights the exhibit.

Newport, AR Museums

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