The SouthArk Outdoor Expo, sponsored by Apex Redi-Mixed Concrete, is in its 17th year! Hosted by the South Arkansas Community College Foundation, come and enjoy a full day of hands-on activities, live entertainment, contests, activities, and exhibits for outdoor enthusiasts, families, and children alike.
This year’s contests include the Hero 5K run/walk, the Systems Group famous rib cook off, outdoor photo contest, Arkansas Game and Fish Commission duck calling competition (all with cash prizes), and lots of live music. Activities will include a demonstration of chainsaw wood carving, simulated rock climbing, target shooting, bait casting, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission 1,500 gallon aquarium, archery, model airplanes, craft vendors and so much more! Proceeds of this event benefit educational opportunities for SouthArk students and general operations of the SouthArk Foundation.
Music and live entertainment is scheduled to play all day long. The bands are The Bluebirds, Jimmy Lewis and the 8 Second Ride, After Hours, and the Philip Vince Band - Philip was a semi finalist in "American Country Star" a couple years ago. All are high energy shows of country and classic rock.