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2015 Events

August 16th, Sunday
Ouachita Kayak Tour & Island Eats
Location: Lake Ouachita State Park
Sponsored by: Ouachita Kayak Tours
https://www.facebook.com/events/1615039348755367/

August 22, 2015, 7-9:00 pm
Pfriends O' Mine - "Friendly Music for Friends"
Location: Montgomery County Courthouse Lawn 
Sponsored by: Montgomery County Front Porch Stage
Bring your lawn chairs and come hang around with us!
Front Porch Stage 2015 Schedule

August 27-October 29
Local Artist Exhibit: Vonda Vines
Location: 135 S. West Street PO Box 1204 Mount Ida, AR 71957
Sponsored by: Ouachita Artists Gallery & Studio

August 29, 2015, 7-9:00 pm
Harmony
Gospel Praise and Worship at it's best!
Location: Montgomery County Courthouse Lawn 
Sponsored by: Montgomery County Front Porch Stage
Bring your lawn chairs and come hang around with us!
Front Porch Stage 2015 Schedule

August 29, 2015, Saturday, 10:00am-Noon
Auditions for "It's A Wonderful Life"

Needed: 12 Men, 10 Women, and several children. No singing required.
Location: 338 Whittington Street Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957  
Sponsored by: Montgomery County Council for the Performing Arts

August 30, 2015, Sunday, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Auditions for "It's A Wonderful Life"
Needed: 12 Men, 10 Women, and several children. No singing required.
Location: 338 Whittington Street Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957  
Sponsored by: Montgomery County Council for the Performing Arts

September 3, 2015, Thurday, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Mount Ida Veteran's Resource Day
Open to all veterans, active and inactive military and military spouses.
Location: Emergency Management Conference Center, 117 Ray Drive, Mount Ida.

September 4-5, 2015, 8:00am-2:00pm
Humane Society of the Ouachitas' Annual Rummage Sale
Location: Mena Elks Lodge, 124 Elks Dr, Mena, AR 71953
Sponsored by: Humane Society of the Ouachitas
Note: Volunteers Needed! 9/3-9/6

September 12, 2015, 10:00am-2:00pm
Lake Ouachita Island Cleanup at Buckville
Location: Buckville Boat Ramp
Sponsored by: Ouachita Kayak Tours

September 26, 2015, 6:00pm
10th Annual Possum Picnic and Parade
Featuring Amy Garland Angel and Mark Currey
Sponsored by: Montgomery County Front Porch Stage
Bring your lawn chairs and come hang around with us!
Front Porch Stage 2015 Schedule

October 3, 2015
4th Annual Wild Game Festival
Location: Montgomery County Courthouse Lawn
Sponsored by: Sharing JED Outdoors

October 9-10, 2015
28th Annual World Championship Quartz Crystal Dig
Location: Montgomery County Fairgrounds
Sponsored by: Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce
http://mountidachamber.com/World_Championship_Quartz_Crystal_Dig.html

October 9-11
Quartz, Quiltz, & Craftz Festival
Location: Montgomery County Fairgrounds
Sponsored by: Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery County Extension Homemakers Council, and Virginia Welchman

December 5, 2015 - Saturday, 8:00am
Lake Ouachita Vista Trail (LOViT) Marathon
Location:
Classes:

Ouachita Artists Gallery & Studio

Oil painting Class with Allie Graves
Wednesdays in September, 10:00am-12:00pm

1-Day Pastels Workshop with Marlene Gremillion
September 28th, 0:00am-3:00pm

Beginners' Oil Painting Class with Martha Koelemay
Saturday's in October, 10:00am-12:00pm
 
Meetings:

American Legion Post 313
Second Tuesday's at 6:30 PM
Location: Courthouse Annex, 117 Ray Dr., Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957

Ouachita Artists Gallery & Studio
Friday's - Open Studio, 10:00am-6:00pm

Third Monday's, Program Meeting, 3:30PM
Special Guest Speaker and Demonstration
Open to the Public, Please park in the back.

Membership Meeting
First Wednesday's, 1:00pm
 

Red Hat Ladies

Third Thursday's at 1:00PM
Location: Various Locations

Master Gardeners
First Wednesday's at 10:00
Location: Extension Office

Montgomery County Council for the Performing Arts (MCCPA)
1st Thurday at 5:00PM
Location: 338 Whittington Street, Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957

4-H Clubs
Mount Ida 4-H & Puddle Jumpers 4-H 2nd Monday 5:00 Extension Office
R.A.G.E. Teen Leader 4-H 2nd Thursday 5:00 Extension Office
Oden 4-H 4th Monday, 5:00 Pencil Bluff Baptist Church
 
Cattlemen’s 2nd Tuesday, 6:30, Fairgrounds

Strong Women Groups
Mount Ida
· MWF 7:00 a.m. Extension Office
· MWF 8:45 a.m. Extension Office
· MWF 10:00 a.m. Extension Office
· TTh 6:00 p.m. Extension Office
· TTh 9:30 a.m. Lake Ouachita Baptist Church

Norman
· MWF 8:15 a.m., Barr Memorial Presbyterian Church

Oden
· MWF 8:30 a.m., Oden Baptist Church

EHC Clubs

Oden EHC Club – 1st Tues 1:00 Oden Methodist Church
Joplin EHC Club – 2nd Tues 1:30 Extension Office
Snap, Crackle, Pop Exercise Group – Every Tues & Thurs 9:00 Graham Court Recreation Hall
Stitchin’Friends EHC Club – Quilting & Sewing every Thursday Extension Office 9:00
Yarn Workers EHC Club – Knitting & Crocheting every Friday 3:30 Assisted Living Center
Pine Ridge EHC Club – Quilting every Tues 9:00-3:00 Pine Ridge Baptist Church

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For more area events information,
visit the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism website at:
http://www.arkansas.com/events/



Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce
124 Hwy 270 West, Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957 - 870-867-2723
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