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A Peach Of A Festival

Clarksville celebrates crop and community

Posted: July 25, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

The smart ones know to hang around the courthouse around noon today in Clarksville. Because when events such as the peach cobbler baking contest and the jam/jelly contest conclude, there are usually samples to go around.

FYI

Peach Festival

Schedule

Today

9 a.m. — Craft booths and consession stands open

9 a.m. — Diaper Derby, Courthouse Square

10 a.m. — Arkansas Game & Fish mobile aquarium opens, square

10 a.m. — Bicycle obstacle course, fair grounds

10 a.m. — Helicopter tours, Library

11 a.m. — Skateboard competition, skateboard track

Noon — Peach cobbler bake-off and jam/jelly contest, courthouse

1 p.m. — Peach pie eating contest, courthouse

2 p.m. — Frozen T-shirt contest, square

3 p.m. — Kid’s zone inflatables open, Methodist Church parking love

7 p.m. — Street dance with On the Verge band

Saturday

7 a.m. — 4-mile run/walk, square

7 a.m. — Fishing derby, Cline Park

8 a.m. — Men’s and women’s softball tournament, Vinson Centerpiece

8 a.m. — Car show

9 a.m. — Craft booths and consession stands open

9 a.m. — Arkansas Game & Fish mobile aquarium opens, square

9 a.m. — Greased pig chase, square

10 a.m. — Helicopter tours, library

10 a.m. — Kid’s zone inflatables open, Methodist Church parking love

10 a.m. — Johnson County frog jump, square

11 a.m. — Terrapin Derby, square

Noon — Peach pit spitting contest, square

12:30 p.m. — Peach eating contest, square

1 p.m. — Egg toss, square

1:30 p.m. — Water balloon toss, square

3 p.m. — Cardboat boat regatta, Legion Hut

7 p.m. — Parade, Main Street

7 p.m. — The Diplomats, Clarksville Fine Arts Center

8 p.m. — Dance, square

Sunday

9 a.m. — Horseshoe tournament registration, Cline Park

10 a.m. — Horseshoe tournament, Cline Park

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