Events for June 2018
El Dorado Chamber of Commerce
May 23 - Jun 27   DEEP (Diabetes Empowerment Education Program)
Wellness Wednesdays May 23rd through June 27th 12:00 – 2:00 at HealthWorks Fitness Center. This is FREE and open to the public. It is the best diabetes education out there. If one of you or family member/friend suffers with this chronic illness, we encourage you to attend each week for 6 weeks. Peoples lives are being changed throughout Texas and Arkansas with this program.
Date:   May 23, 2018 - June 27, 2018
Time:   12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.healthworksfitnesscenter.com
Location:   HealthWorks Fitness Center, 304 North Madison, El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Terry Clark 870-862-5442 extension 26
Email:   wellness.hfc@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Wellness Wednesdays Wednesday, May 23 through Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public
May 31 - Jun 01   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   May 31, 2018 - June 1, 2018
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Jun 02   Farmers Market at MAD
The Farmers Market at MAD will bring together farmers and vendors from the region. Customers can expect a variety goods including produce, meat, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods, jams and jellies, canned products, homemade items, local honey, and more. The new market is a ‘producer-only’ market, consisting only of goods that are grown, raised, or made by participating vendors who are within the region. No resale of goods is allowed. A long list of products will be available at market throughout the 2018 season, including: tomatoes, carrots, pork (butts, chops, ribs, sausage), eggs, cucumbers, honey, kale, okra, onions, peas, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, squash, zucchini, corn, peppers, radishes, green beans, garlic, eggplant, watermelons, pumpkins, peaches, pears, blueberries, blackberries, basil, parsley, chives, rosemary, flowers, cinnamon rolls, bread loaves, dinner rolls, cornbread, biscuits, cookies, candy, cakes, handcrafted wooden signs, wreaths, cookbooks, and any kind of jelly and jam you could think of! The Farmers Market at MAD is still accepting vendors. For a copy of the guidelines or an application, contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Date:   June 2, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketatMAD/
Location:   105 East Locust, MAD Amphitheater
Contact:   contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Email:   elizabethy@eldofest.com
Date/Time Details:   June 2, 8 am - 12 pm
Jun 02   Plant-Based Community Potluck
The Veggie Club invites you to attend our June plant-based community potluck at the South Arkansas Arboretum on June 2, 2018 @ 12pm. This plant-based potluck is open to vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters of all ages alike! Everyone is welcome to come try delicious plant-based food. No dish required to attend. If you bring a dish, we ask that you bring a recipe and include food allergens. All dishes should be plant-based and should not include meat, dairy, or eggs.
Date:   June 2, 2018
Time:   12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Location:   South Arkansas Arboretum
Email:   pshackelford@southark.edu
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, June 2, 12:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   FREE!
Jun 04 - Jun 28   Camp Lotsafun
Camp Lotsafun is a four-week summer day camp offered Monday-Thursday at South Arkansas Community College department of Community Education. Open to area youth, 1st - 6th grade. Camp Lotsafun emphasizes the idea of intersecting education with FUN.
Date:   June 4, 2018 - June 28, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://www.southark.edu/ce/community-education/camp-lotsafun
Location:   SouthArk Center for Workforce Development 3698 E. Main El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Janie Looney, Business & Community Education Specialist 870.864.7192
Email:   jlooney@southark.edu
Date/Time Details:   June 4-7 June 11-14 June 18-21 June 25-28 Mon - Thurs 7:30am - 5:30pm
Fees/Admission:   Pricing Guide for Campers If Purchasing Adventure Pass: Supply fee $30 + Adventure Pass $260 = $290 If Attending One Week: Supply Fee $30 + $72 = $102 Total If Attending Two Weeks: Supply Fee $30 + $144 = $174 Total If Attending Three Weeks: Supply Fee $30 + $216 = $246 Total If Attending Four Weeks: Supply Fee $30 + $288 = $318 Total
Jun 04 - Jun 08   BALLET CAMP ? JUNE 4-8
"Adventures in Wonderland" Ballet Camp Grade 1-4 • 12:30-5:30pm Mon-Fri $130/150 Grade 5-12 • 11am-5:30pm Mon-Fri $140/160 Instructors: Stephanie Lowrey, Melissa Spears Performance 6pm Friday Night for Friend and Family TO REGISTER Return Completed Form Signed by a Parent with Payment to SAAC at 110 East 5th Street, El Dorado, AR 71730 Camp sponsored by First Financial Bank
Date:   June 4, 2018 - June 8, 2018
Time:   12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.saac-arts.org
Location:   South Arkansas Arts Center 110 East 5th St, El Dorado
Contact:   870-862-5474 SAAC Office
Email:   info@saac-arts.org
Date/Time Details:   JUNE 4-8
Fees/Admission:   $130-140
Jun 06   Farmers Market at MAD
The Farmers Market at MAD will bring together farmers and vendors from the region. Customers can expect a variety goods including produce, meat, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods, jams and jellies, canned products, homemade items, local honey, and more. The new market is a ‘producer-only’ market, consisting only of goods that are grown, raised, or made by participating vendors who are within the region. No resale of goods is allowed. A long list of products will be available at market throughout the 2018 season, including: tomatoes, carrots, pork (butts, chops, ribs, sausage), eggs, cucumbers, honey, kale, okra, onions, peas, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, squash, zucchini, corn, peppers, radishes, green beans, garlic, eggplant, watermelons, pumpkins, peaches, pears, blueberries, blackberries, basil, parsley, chives, rosemary, flowers, cinnamon rolls, bread loaves, dinner rolls, cornbread, biscuits, cookies, candy, cakes, handcrafted wooden signs, wreaths, cookbooks, and any kind of jelly and jam you could think of! The Farmers Market at MAD is still accepting vendors. For a copy of the guidelines or an application, contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Date:   June 6, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketatMAD/
Location:   105 East Locust, MAD Amphitheater
Contact:   contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Email:   elizabethy@eldofest.com
Date/Time Details:   June 6, 8 am - 12 pm
Jun 07   El Dorado Lions Club Meeting
The El Dorado Lions Club meets on every 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. The meeting is held at 6:00 p.m. at  Simmons Bank, 100 W. Grove Street in the Community Room on the second floor. This meeting is open to the public!
Date:   June 7, 2018
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Simmons Bank, 100 W. Grove Street in the Community Room on the second floor
Email:   eldorado.lionsclub@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   1st and 3rd Thursday of each month!
Fees/Admission:   FREE!
Jun 07   Power of the Purse
A purse auction and fashion show to benefit the Union County Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
Date:   June 7, 2018
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.unitedwayunioncounty.com
Location:   The Granite Club
Contact:   870-862-4903
Email:   alexis@unitedwayunioncounty.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, June 7 at 6 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   TBA - Ticketed event
Jun 07 - Jun 08   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   June 7, 2018 - June 8, 2018
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Jun 08   Chamber Annual Golf Tournament
Every June our members come together to compete in the Chamber's Golf Tournament. This year's host for the event will be The El Dorado Lion's Club. The tournament is a scramble that is played in 4 member teams and allows for great fun and networking.
Date:   June 8, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location:   El Dorado Lions Club
1430 E. 19th St.
El Dorado, Ar. 71730
Contact:   Jaren Books
Email:   jaren@goeldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   June 8th, 2018
8:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/1284/File/GolfTournamentSponsorship.pdf
Jun 09   Farmers Market at MAD
The Farmers Market at MAD will bring together farmers and vendors from the region. Customers can expect a variety goods including produce, meat, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods, jams and jellies, canned products, homemade items, local honey, and more. The new market is a ‘producer-only’ market, consisting only of goods that are grown, raised, or made by participating vendors who are within the region. No resale of goods is allowed. A long list of products will be available at market throughout the 2018 season, including: tomatoes, carrots, pork (butts, chops, ribs, sausage), eggs, cucumbers, honey, kale, okra, onions, peas, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, squash, zucchini, corn, peppers, radishes, green beans, garlic, eggplant, watermelons, pumpkins, peaches, pears, blueberries, blackberries, basil, parsley, chives, rosemary, flowers, cinnamon rolls, bread loaves, dinner rolls, cornbread, biscuits, cookies, candy, cakes, handcrafted wooden signs, wreaths, cookbooks, and any kind of jelly and jam you could think of! The Farmers Market at MAD is still accepting vendors. For a copy of the guidelines or an application, contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Date:   June 9, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketatMAD/
Location:   105 East Locust, MAD Amphitheater
Contact:   contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Email:   elizabethy@eldofest.com
Date/Time Details:   June 9, 8 am - 12 pm
Jun 09   The 8th Annual Juneteenth Festival
The Benito Glosson Foundation Presents The 8th Annual Juneteenth Festival Saturday June 9th @ Mattocks Park In Beautiful El Dorado Arkansas.This is a FREE Event to the Public !!! PLEASE BRING YOUR FAMILY OUT FOR A DAY FILLED WITH FUN. JUMP HOUSES , LIVE MUSIC R&B GOSPEL, AND BLUES.PLENTY OF VENDORS AND GREAT FOOD SEE YOU THERE !!!
Date:   June 9, 2018
Time:   12:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Mattocks Park
Contact:   Benito Glosson 870-866-7763
Email:   benito11869@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   June 9th 2018. 12 noon until 8 p.m
Fees/Admission:   Free
Jun 09   The Boomtown Opry
The Boomtown Opry is a "Branson style" show featuring local and regional performers. There is music, dancing, comedy and much more packed into every show for a family affordable price. All shows are family friendly with no alcohol being served at any of our shows.
Date:   June 9, 2018
Time:   07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://www.facebook.com/boomtownopry
Location:   El Dorado Municipal Auditorium
Email:   boomtownopry@outlook.com
Date/Time Details:   June 9, 2018
Fees/Admission:   $10 adults and children under 12 are free
Jun 11 - Jun 15   ART CAMP ? JUNE 11-15
"Extra Sm, Extra Lg, Extra Fun" Art Camp

 Grade 1-8 • 8 am-Noon Mon-Fri $110/130
 Grade 1-8 • 1-5 pm Mon-Fri $110/130

 Instructors: Mike Means, Maria Villegas, Jorge Villegas


TO REGISTER
Return Completed Form Signed by a Parent with Payment to SAAC at 110 East 5th Street, El Dorado, AR 71730
Camp sponsored by First Financial Bank
Date:   June 11, 2018 - June 15, 2018
Time:   12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.saac-arts.org
Location:   South Arkansas Arts Center 110 East 5th St, El Dorado
Contact:   870-862-5474 SAAC Office
Email:   info@saac-arts.org
Date/Time Details:   June 11-15
Fees/Admission:   $110/130
Jun 11   Ribbon Cutting for Alzheimer's Association, Arkansas Chapter-Hosted by the EL Dorado Union County Chamber of Commerce
The El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting for Alzheimer's Association, Arkansas Chapter, Along with a Proclimation  to kick off their "Paint the Town" initiative.
Date:   June 11, 2018
Time:   12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Website:   https://www.alz.org/arkansas/
Location:   101 N. Washington Ave.
El Dorado, Ar.
71730
Contact:   Susan Neyman
Email:   sneyman@alz.org
Date/Time Details:   Monday, June 11th
12:00 p.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Jun 12   Anti-Bullying Puppet Show
Barton Public Library presents an Anti Bullying Puppet Show by Turning Point.
Date:   June 12, 2018
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.bartonlibrary.org
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th St El Dorado, Ar
Contact:   Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 12, 2018 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public! All ages welcome!
Jun 12   El Dorado Lion's Club Meeting
The El Dorado Lions Club meets on every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. The meeting is held at 6:00 p.m. at  Simmons Bank, 100 W. Grove Street in the Community Room on the second floor. This meeting is open to the public!
Date:   June 12, 2018
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Simmons Bank
100 W. Grove St.

Community Room, Second Floor
Email:   eldorado.lionsclub@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month

6:oo p.m. - 7:oo p.m.
Fees/Admission:   FREE and Open to the public
Jun 13   Breakfast with "BLN"

  The Arkansas Business Leadership Network (ARBLN) is looking forward to partnership with the businesses in your local area. The purpose of this breakfast meeting is for existing business members to share the benefits of becoming a part of the ARBLN.  Please note that membership to the Arkansas Business Leadership Network is at no cost, and breakfast will be provided. .

We do ask that you RSVP to ashley.cross@arkansas.gov

Breakfast will be provided by Paula's Catering

 
Date:   June 13, 2018
Time:   07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Location:   El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce
111 W. Main
El Dorado, Ar. 71730
Contact:   Ashley Cross
Email:   ashley.cross@arkansas.gov
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, June 13th
7:30 a.m.
Fees/Admission:   FREE!!
Jun 13   Farmers Market at MAD
The Farmers Market at MAD will bring together farmers and vendors from the region. Customers can expect a variety goods including produce, meat, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods, jams and jellies, canned products, homemade items, local honey, and more. The new market is a ?producer-only? market, consisting only of goods that are grown, raised, or made by participating vendors who are within the region. No resale of goods is allowed. A long list of products will be available at market throughout the 2018 season, including: tomatoes, carrots, pork (butts, chops, ribs, sausage), eggs, cucumbers, honey, kale, okra, onions, peas, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, squash, zucchini, corn, peppers, radishes, green beans, garlic, eggplant, watermelons, pumpkins, peaches, pears, blueberries, blackberries, basil, parsley, chives, rosemary, flowers, cinnamon rolls, bread loaves, dinner rolls, cornbread, biscuits, cookies, candy, cakes, handcrafted wooden signs, wreaths, cookbooks, and any kind of jelly and jam you could think of! The Farmers Market at MAD is still accepting vendors. For a copy of the guidelines or an application, contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Date:   June 13, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketatMAD/
Location:   105 East Locust, MAD Amphitheater
Contact:   contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Email:   elizabethy@eldofest.com
Date/Time Details:   June 13, 8 am - 12 pm
Jun 13   Make Your Own Balloon Rocket
Barton Public Library Summer Reading Program presents Make Your Own Balloon Rocket with Tobin Fulmer.
Date:   June 13, 2018
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.bartonlibrary.org
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th El Dorado, AR
Contact:   Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 13, 2018 2:00 pm-3:00pm
Fees/Admission:   Free and Open to the Public! Ages 10 and up!
Jun 14   MUSEUM SUMMER FUN-BIRD HOUSES
LEARN ABOUT BACKYARD BIRDS OF SOUTH ARKANSAS AND BUILD A HOUSE FOR OUR FEATHERED FRIENDS.
Date:   June 14, 2018
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Website:   http://amnr.org
Location:   ARKANSAS MUSEUM OF NATURAL RESOURCES 4087 SMACKOVER HIGHWAY SMACKOVER, AR 71762
Contact:   AMNR 870-725-2877
Email:   sheriodom@msn.com
Date/Time Details:   6/14/18 10:00AM
Fees/Admission:   NO CHARGE RESERVATIONS ENCOURAGED
Jun 14   Yoga at Barton Public Library
Barton Public Library Summer Reading Program presents Yoga with Gae Hays of Healthworks.
Date:   June 14, 2018
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.bartonlibrary.org
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th El Dorado, Ar
Contact:   Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 14, 2018 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public! Ages 5 and up.
Jun 14 - Jun 15   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   June 14, 2018 - June 15, 2018
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Jun 16   Clean Harbors Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day
Clean Harbors is offering a FREE collection of household hazardous waste for El Dorado and Union County residents. Open the third Saturday of every month April thru September from 8 a.m. to noon. Most items are accepted, including used oil and filters, batteries, paints, antifreeze, degreasers, dry cleaning fluids, herbicides, pesticides, poisons, pool chemicals, fluorescent bulbs, over-the-counter medicines, butane and propane cylinders, drain cleaners, aerosol cans, car batteries, and more. Bring items in a sturdy disposable container Items NOT accepted include: smoke detectors, fire arms, explosives, compressed gases, radioactive waste, business generated waste, biomedical waste, tires, appliances, e-waste and trash. For more information on what is accepted call 870.863.7173
Date:   June 16, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Drive-Thru Drop-Off Location: Clean Harbors 309 American Circle El Dorado, Arkansas
Contact:   For more information call 870.863.7173
Date/Time Details:   Third Saturday of Every Month April through September 8 a.m. to Noon
Fees/Admission:   FREE to residents of El Dorado and Union County, courtesy of Clean Harbors
Jun 16   Farmers Market at MAD
The Farmers Market at MAD will bring together farmers and vendors from the region. Customers can expect a variety goods including produce, meat, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods, jams and jellies, canned products, homemade items, local honey, and more. The new market is a ‘producer-only’ market, consisting only of goods that are grown, raised, or made by participating vendors who are within the region. No resale of goods is allowed. A long list of products will be available at market throughout the 2018 season, including: tomatoes, carrots, pork (butts, chops, ribs, sausage), eggs, cucumbers, honey, kale, okra, onions, peas, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, squash, zucchini, corn, peppers, radishes, green beans, garlic, eggplant, watermelons, pumpkins, peaches, pears, blueberries, blackberries, basil, parsley, chives, rosemary, flowers, cinnamon rolls, bread loaves, dinner rolls, cornbread, biscuits, cookies, candy, cakes, handcrafted wooden signs, wreaths, cookbooks, and any kind of jelly and jam you could think of! The Farmers Market at MAD is still accepting vendors. For a copy of the guidelines or an application, contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Date:   June 16, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketatMAD/
Location:   105 East Locust, MAD Amphitheater
Contact:   contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Email:   elizabethy@eldofest.com
Date/Time Details:   June 16, 8 am - 12 pm
Jun 18 - Jun 22   MOVIE CAMP 1 ? JUNE 18-22
"Adventure is Out There!" Movie Camp 1

 Grade 4-6 • 1-5pm Mon-Fri $110/130

 Instructor: Mike Means
 follow us on Facebook to see our movies

TO REGISTER
Return Completed Form Signed by a Parent with Payment to SAAC at 110 East 5th Street, El Dorado, AR 71730
Camp sponsored by First Financial Bank
Date:   June 18, 2018 - June 22, 2018
Time:   12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.saac-arts.org
Location:   South Arkansas Arts Center 110 East 5th St, El Dorado
Contact:   870-862-5474 SAAC Office
Email:   info@saac-arts.org
Date/Time Details:   JUNE 18-22
Fees/Admission:   $110/130
Jun 19   Baptist Health Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Surgeries for Joint Replacement Lunch and Learn with Dr Richard Nix
Knee pain has impacted your life for long enough. Now is the perfect time to make a decision that could change how you move and how you feel, both physically and mentally. Join us for an informational lunch with Dr Richard Nix to learn about how a Mako Robotic-Arm assisted surgeries for joint replacement can lead to less pain, faster recovery times, and a shorter hospital stay.
Date:   June 19, 2018
Time:   11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:   El Dorado Conference Center Cypress Classroom
Contact:   Call 1-888-BAPTIST or visit Baptist-Health.com/classes to reserve your spot
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday June 19 11-12:30
Fees/Admission:   Free
Jun 19   Ribbon Cutting for Cafe 1891
The El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting for Cafe 1891, located in Norphlet, Ar.

Cafe 1891  serves lunch, dinner, drinks and coffee, Multi-Cuisine menu
Delivery

Good For Groups
Good For Kids
Takes Reservations
Take Out

Committed to the historic preservation and its relationship to the community.
Cafe 1891 is continuing the legacy as it turns another page in it's history.
 
Call (870) 546-4044
 
Date:   June 19, 2018
Time:   02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/pg/cafe1891/about/?ref=page_internal
Location:  
106 E. Padgett
Norphlet, Arkansas
Contact:   Crystal Morgan & WT Whiddon
Email:   thecafe1891@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, June 19 th
2:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   FREE!! Please come join us in Welcoming Cafe 1891!!
Jun 19   Rocks of Arkansas
Barton Public Library Summer Reading Program presents Rocks that are native to Arkansas with the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources.
Date:   June 19, 2018
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.bartonlibrary.org
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th El Dorado, Ar
Contact:   Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 19, 2018 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public! Ages 5 and up.
Jun 20   Farmers Market at MAD
The Farmers Market at MAD will bring together farmers and vendors from the region. Customers can expect a variety goods including produce, meat, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods, jams and jellies, canned products, homemade items, local honey, and more. The new market is a ‘producer-only’ market, consisting only of goods that are grown, raised, or made by participating vendors who are within the region. No resale of goods is allowed. A long list of products will be available at market throughout the 2018 season, including: tomatoes, carrots, pork (butts, chops, ribs, sausage), eggs, cucumbers, honey, kale, okra, onions, peas, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, squash, zucchini, corn, peppers, radishes, green beans, garlic, eggplant, watermelons, pumpkins, peaches, pears, blueberries, blackberries, basil, parsley, chives, rosemary, flowers, cinnamon rolls, bread loaves, dinner rolls, cornbread, biscuits, cookies, candy, cakes, handcrafted wooden signs, wreaths, cookbooks, and any kind of jelly and jam you could think of! The Farmers Market at MAD is still accepting vendors. For a copy of the guidelines or an application, contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Date:   June 20, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketatMAD/
Location:   105 East Locust, MAD Amphitheater
Contact:   contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Email:   elizabethy@eldofest.com
Date/Time Details:   June 20, 8 am - 12 pm
Jun 20   Ribbon Cutting for Charles A Hays, Advanced Manufacturing Training Center
The El Dorado- Union County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting for the Charles A. Hayes Advanced Manufacturing Training Center

Join area leaders from industry, government and education, along with keynote speaker ARKANSAS GOVERNOR ASA HUSTCHINSON 

Please join us for the grand opening of the Charles A. Hays Advanced Manufacturing Training Center! The new training facility will have space for advanced welding, process technology, industrial technology-mechatronics, industrial safety, rail-car and tanker loading. We hope you can join us as we celebrate the beginning of new revolutionary workforce training and education opportunities for our students at SouthArk. We look forward to what the future holds for our students and our community!
 
For more information about some of the career and technical educational opportunities available at SouthArk please explore our website using the below link.
 
Division of Career and Technical Education
Date:   June 20, 2018
Time:   10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Website:   http://www.southark.edu/academic/careertech
Location:   South Arkansas Community College East Campus
3698 E Main
El Dorado, Ar.
Email:   foundation@southark.edu
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, June 20 th
10:00 am
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jun 20   Make Your Own Rock Candy
Barton Public Library Summer Reading Program presents: Make Your Own Rock Candy! with Tobin Fulmer.
Date:   June 20, 2018
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.bartonlibrary.org
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5h El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 20, 2018 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free and Open to the Public! Ages 10 and up!
Jun 20   LifeShare Blood Drive
Please come out and support the residents of Union County and El Dorado at our upcoming Blood Drive. All donors will be provided with a snack, drink and Free T-Shirt.
Date:   June 20, 2018
Time:   05:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Website:   https://crosslifechurcheldo.com/
Location:   1010 West Combs Street El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Doug Bryan
Email:   doug.bryan@lifeshare.org
Date/Time Details:   June 20th 5 - 8:30
Fees/Admission:   0.00
Jun 21   Union County Employees Sponsored LifeShare Blood Drive
Please come out and support the residents of Union County and El Dorado at our upcoming Blood Drive. All donors will be provided with a snack, drink and Free T-Shirt.
Date:   June 21, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.unioncountyar.com/
Location:   On the square at the Courthouse
Contact:   Doug Bryan
Email:   doug.bryan@lifeshare.org
Date/Time Details:   June 21st 8-1
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jun 21   MUSEUM SUMMER FUN - TOAD ABODE
LEARN ABOUT SOME OF THE AMPHIBIANS OF SOUTH ARKANSAS AND HOW BUILDING A TOAD ABODE CAN HELP THEM.
Date:   June 21, 2018
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Website:   http://amnr.org
Location:   ARKANSAS MUSEUM OF NATURAL RESOURCES 4087 SMACKOVER HIGHWAY SMACKOVER, AR 71762
Contact:   AMNR 870-725-2877
Email:   sheriodom@msn.com
Date/Time Details:   6/21/2018
Fees/Admission:   NO CHARGE RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED
Jun 21   Ribbon Cutting for Whittney's Beauty Bar
The El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce will host a
Ribbon Cutting for Whittney's Beauty Bar

NaturallyLaid Styles By Whittney

 
Date:   June 21, 2018
Time:   10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:  
 
403 North Newton
El Dorado, Arkansas 71730
Contact:   Whitney Cook (870) 814-2823
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, June 21
10:30 a.m.
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jun 21   Slinging Arrows at Barton Public Library
Barton Public Library Summer Reading Program presents Archery with Slingin Arrows. *Participants will meet at Barton Public Library then travel to Hugh Goodwin parking lot together.
Date:   June 21, 2018
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.bartonlibrary.org
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th El Dorado, AR
Contact:   Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 21, 2018 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public! Ages 5 and up
Jun 21 - Jun 22   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   June 21, 2018 - June 22, 2018
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Jun 22   Supreme Lending
The El Dorado-Union County Chamber of Commerce will host a Ribbon Cutting for Supreme Lending 
 

ABOUT SUPREME LENDING

Established in 1999, Supreme Lending is a full service mortgage lender with licenses in all 50 states and branches throughout the U.S. Now with thousands of employees across the country, Supreme Lending is a fast-growing company that continues to add new branches thanks to our “customer-comes-first” approach that helps homebuyers realize their dreams of homeownership.
Date:   June 22, 2018
Time:   10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Website:   https://supremelendingdallas.com/about/
Location:   202 N. Washington Suite 110
El Dorado, Ar
Date/Time Details:   Friday, June 22 nd
10:00 am
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jun 23   Downtown Sizzlin Steak-Off
An SCA sanctioned event, winners will advance to more competition. Cash prizes and trophies awarded. Please visit http://steakcookoffs.com/events for more details and to register!
Date:   June 23, 2018
Website:   http://mainstreeteldorado.org
Location:   Downtown ELDorado Arkansas on Elm/Jefferson St.
Contact:   For more information contact Main Street El Dorado at 870-862-4747 or visit http://steakcookoffs.com/events
Email:   assistant@mainstreeteldorado.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, June 23- Teams will arrive and start cooking at 10am. Plates will start being served at 4:30pm
Fees/Admission:   Registration Fees outlined on the website $150 per team, steak plates will be $20.00 each and will include one steak, salad, baked potato, roll, soda or water and dessert. LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE
Jun 23   Farmers Market at MAD
The Farmers Market at MAD will bring together farmers and vendors from the region. Customers can expect a variety goods including produce, meat, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods, jams and jellies, canned products, homemade items, local honey, and more. The new market is a ‘producer-only’ market, consisting only of goods that are grown, raised, or made by participating vendors who are within the region. No resale of goods is allowed. A long list of products will be available at market throughout the 2018 season, including: tomatoes, carrots, pork (butts, chops, ribs, sausage), eggs, cucumbers, honey, kale, okra, onions, peas, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, squash, zucchini, corn, peppers, radishes, green beans, garlic, eggplant, watermelons, pumpkins, peaches, pears, blueberries, blackberries, basil, parsley, chives, rosemary, flowers, cinnamon rolls, bread loaves, dinner rolls, cornbread, biscuits, cookies, candy, cakes, handcrafted wooden signs, wreaths, cookbooks, and any kind of jelly and jam you could think of! The Farmers Market at MAD is still accepting vendors. For a copy of the guidelines or an application, contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Date:   June 23, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketatMAD/
Location:   105 East Locust, MAD Amphitheater
Contact:   contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Email:   elizabethy@eldofest.com
Date/Time Details:   June 23, 8 am - 12 pm
Jun 23   Summer Concert Series and Showdown at Sunset


    
Date:   June 23, 2018
Time:   10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location:   On the Square in Downtown El Dorado and the MAD Amphitheater
Contact:   Main Street El Dorado 870-863-4547
Email:   mainstreeteldorado.org/eldomad.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, June 23rd
Starting at 10:00 a.m. and going ALL DAY LONG
Fees/Admission:   FREE
 
Jun 23   Union County Master Gardeners Propagation Workshop
A workshop open to the public to teach how propagate plants. Several different ways of propagation will be shown.
Date:   June 23, 2018
Time:   10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   South Arkansas Arboretum
Contact:   Jan Stewart, 870 863-4375
Email:   j.stewart25@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, June 23, 10:00 a.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free to the public
Jun 25 - Jun 29   GLEE CAMP ? JUNE 25-29
"All the Way OFF Broadway" Glee Camp 
Grade 1-6 • 8am-Noon Mon-Fri $110/130
Grade 7-12 • 1-5pm Mon-Fri $110/130

Instructors: Amy Allen, Josie Denson
​Performance 6pm Friday Night for Friend and Family

TO REGISTER
Return Completed Form Signed by a Parent with Payment to SAAC at 110 East 5th Street, El Dorado, AR 71730
Camp sponsored by First Financial Bank
Date:   June 25, 2018 - June 29, 2018
Time:   12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.saac-arts.org
Location:   South Arkansas Arts Center 110 East 5th St, El Dorado
Contact:   870-862-5474 SAAC Office
Email:   info@saac-arts.org
Date/Time Details:   JUNE 25-29
Fees/Admission:   $110/130
Jun 25 - Jun 29   MOVIE CAMP 2 ? JUNE 25-29
"Short Films Start to Finish" Movie Camp 2
 Grade 7-12 • 1-5pm Mon-Fri $110/130
 Instructor: David Fort
 follow us on Facebook to see our movies

TO REGISTER
Return Completed Form Signed by a Parent with Payment to SAAC at 110 East 5th Street, El Dorado, AR 71730
Camp sponsored by First Financial Bank
Date:   June 25, 2018 - June 29, 2018
Time:   12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.saac-arts.org
Location:   South Arkansas Arts Center 110 East 5th St, El Dorado
Contact:   870-862-5474 SAAC Office
Email:   info@saac-arts.org
Date/Time Details:   JUNE 25-29
Fees/Admission:   $110/130
Jun 26   Animals with Logoly Park at Barton Public Library
Barton Public Library Summer Reading presents Animals with Logoly State Park!
Date:   June 26, 2018
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.bartonlibrary.org
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th St El Dorado, Ar
Contact:   Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 26, 2018 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public! Ages 5 and up
Jun 26   UNION COUNTY TOURISM COALITION
PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING OF THE UNION COUNTY TOURISM COALITION

TUESDAY, JUNE 26 5:30pm at El Dorado/Union County Chamber of Commerce

Speakers will include Brenda Clark, Arkansas Dept of Parks and Tourism and a Representative with the Governor’s Conference on Tourism.
 
What is the impact tourism can have on your business or organization?
Do you want a way to learn what events are happening in your area?
Do you want to be more prepared for an influx of customers or clients?
Light Refreshments will be served.
    
Date:   June 26, 2018
Time:   05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location:   El Dorado/Union County Chamber of Commerce
Contact:   Brenda Clark 870 881 9160
Email:   brenda.clark@arkansas.gov
Date/Time Details:   TUESDAY, JUNE 26      5:30pm
Jun 27   Farmers Market at MAD
The Farmers Market at MAD will bring together farmers and vendors from the region. Customers can expect a variety goods including produce, meat, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods, jams and jellies, canned products, homemade items, local honey, and more. The new market is a ‘producer-only’ market, consisting only of goods that are grown, raised, or made by participating vendors who are within the region. No resale of goods is allowed. A long list of products will be available at market throughout the 2018 season, including: tomatoes, carrots, pork (butts, chops, ribs, sausage), eggs, cucumbers, honey, kale, okra, onions, peas, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, squash, zucchini, corn, peppers, radishes, green beans, garlic, eggplant, watermelons, pumpkins, peaches, pears, blueberries, blackberries, basil, parsley, chives, rosemary, flowers, cinnamon rolls, bread loaves, dinner rolls, cornbread, biscuits, cookies, candy, cakes, handcrafted wooden signs, wreaths, cookbooks, and any kind of jelly and jam you could think of! The Farmers Market at MAD is still accepting vendors. For a copy of the guidelines or an application, contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Date:   June 27, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketatMAD/
Location:   105 East Locust, MAD Amphitheater
Contact:   contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Email:   elizabethy@eldofest.com
Date/Time Details:   June 27, 8 am - 12 pm
Jun 27   Learn about Respiration with Barton Public Library
Barton Public Library Summer Reading Program presents Learn about Respiration! We will learn about the respiration of frogs! Kids will have a chance to study the respiration of live frogs!
Date:   June 27, 2018
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.bartonlibrary.org
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th St El Dorado, Ar
Contact:   Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 27, 2018 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free and Open to the Public! Ages 10 and up!
Jun 28   MUSEUM SUMMER FUN-BIG BOX CITY
LEARN ABOUT SMACKOVER DURING THE OIL BOOM OF THE 1920S BY CONSTRUCTING A REPLICA OF THE TOWN USING CARDBOARD BOXES
Date:   June 28, 2018
Time:   10:00 AM
Website:   http://amnr.org
Location:   ARKANSAS MUSEUM OF NATURAL RESOURCES 4087 SMACKOVER HIGHWAY SMACKOVER, AR 71762
Contact:   AMNR 870-725-2877
Email:   sheri.odom@arkansas.gov
Date/Time Details:   6/28/2018 10:00AM
Fees/Admission:   NO CHARGE RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED
Jun 28   Building Projects with Home Depot at Barton Public Library
Barton Public Library Summer Reading Program presents Building Projects with Home Depot. Come learn all about building with Home Depot.
Date:   June 28, 2018
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.bartonlibrary.org
Location:   Barton Public Library 200 East 5th St El Dorado, Ar
Contact:   Karla Nelson, Children's Librarian 870-863-5447 knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Email:   knelson@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   June 28, 2018 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public! ages 5 and up
Jun 28 - Jun 29   Applebee's Late Night Karaoke
Date:   June 28, 2018 - June 29, 2018
Time:   09:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Jun 29 - Jul 04   The Elks? Pre-4th of July Activities
Date:   June 29, 2018 - July 4, 2018
Time:   01:00 PM - 02:00 AM
Location:   Elks’ Lodge
Contact:   Wm Jerome Robinson @ 870-918-1512
Email:   wmjeromerobinson@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday, June 29, 2018 - July 3, 2018 1-5pm Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday & beginning at 9:30pm each night
Fees/Admission:   $7 cover charge Friday-Monday, Tuesday night Front Cover Band $15 at the door; $12 in advance.
Jun 30   Farmers Market at MAD
The Farmers Market at MAD will bring together farmers and vendors from the region. Customers can expect a variety goods including produce, meat, herbs, bedding plants, baked goods, jams and jellies, canned products, homemade items, local honey, and more. The new market is a ‘producer-only’ market, consisting only of goods that are grown, raised, or made by participating vendors who are within the region. No resale of goods is allowed. A long list of products will be available at market throughout the 2018 season, including: tomatoes, carrots, pork (butts, chops, ribs, sausage), eggs, cucumbers, honey, kale, okra, onions, peas, potatoes, broccoli, cabbage, squash, zucchini, corn, peppers, radishes, green beans, garlic, eggplant, watermelons, pumpkins, peaches, pears, blueberries, blackberries, basil, parsley, chives, rosemary, flowers, cinnamon rolls, bread loaves, dinner rolls, cornbread, biscuits, cookies, candy, cakes, handcrafted wooden signs, wreaths, cookbooks, and any kind of jelly and jam you could think of! The Farmers Market at MAD is still accepting vendors. For a copy of the guidelines or an application, contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Date:   June 30, 2018
Time:   08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/farmersmarketatMAD/
Location:   105 East Locust, MAD Amphitheater
Contact:   contact Elizabeth Young at elizabethy@eldofest.com or 870-315-0380.
Email:   elizabethy@eldofest.com
Date/Time Details:   June 30, 8 am - 12 pm
Jun 30   Walk with a Doc


Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! While you walk at your own pace, you'll have the opportunity to have questions answered by local physicians. The last Saturday of every month, weather permitting.
Date:   June 30, 2018
Time:   09:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://walkwithadoc.org/our-locations/el-dorado-ar/
Location:   Memorial Stadium - El Dorado, Arkansas
Contact:   SAMA Healthcare 870-862-2400
Date/Time Details:   March 31, 2018 - 9:00 AM -  Dec. 29, 2018
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Jun 30   Youth Empowerment Experience
The Youth Empowerment Experience will include the Eric Matthews Foundation Football Clinic, the Don’t Be A Bully (DBAB) Foundation Anti-bullying Workshop and a “Let’s Talk” Mentoring Session. Registration is required.
Date:   June 30, 2018
Time:   09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Website:   http://www.dontbeabully.org
Location:   Mattocks Park 1205 Burnside Street El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Terry Davis @ 404-542-1565
Email:   Terryld01@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, June 30, 2018
Fees/Admission:   Free admission for youth ages 5-18
Jun 30   Soulfood Sessions with Niya Matthews a
El Dorado Arkansas I’m coming to you!!! Soulfood Sessions Intimate Brunch June 30th! It’s time ReCharge Ladies! ?? Click the below to reserve your seat at the table. Tickets only $40 ?? https://soulfoodsessionswithniyaeldorado.eventbrite.com womenempowerment #soulfoodsessionswithniya #brunch
Date:   June 30, 2018
Time:   12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   https://soulfoodsessionswithniyaeldorado.eventbrite.com
Location:   Myrtelle House 323 West Oak Street El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Niya B. Matthews @ 678-613-2520
Email:   soulfoodsessionswithniya@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, June 30, 2018 from Noon to 3:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $40
Jun 30 - Jul 01   El Dorado Days All White Meet & Greet
A chic “All White Party” to kick off the El Dorado Days Events! This “Meet & Greet” is for everyone especially Washington High School and El Dorado High School Alumni! Dress to Impress! Pay in advance via the link for individuals or groups!

 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/welcome-to-el-dorado-days-all-white-meet-greet-tickets-45396662640
Date:   June 30, 2018 - July 1, 2018
Time:   06:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Website:   http://Or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/welcome-to-el-dorado-days-all-white-meet-greet-tickets-45396662640
Location:   Myrtelle House 323 West Oak Street El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Terry Davis @ 404-542-1565
Email:   Terryld01@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, June 30, 2018 @ 6:00
Fees/Admission:   $20