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Saturday, November 25, 2017

River Valley Grand Prix 2017

Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017 to Sunday, November 26, 2017
Time: 6:00am to 5:00pm
Location: pin Hide Map River Front Grand Prix 5700 Midland Blvd, Fort Smit

The Annual River Front Grand Prix will host more than 400 riders from eight+ states competing in all skill levels and ages with the top regional pros racing for bragging rights and prize money. The RFGP is a Thanksgiving weekend tradition in the Mid-south, off-road racing world and the biggest off-road race in Arklahoma. For the first time in RFGP history, Mark Kariya will shoot photos and cover the details of the event. The excitement of the RFGP is based on not only the thousands in free stuff given out, but also on the unique and challenging course. This event has become a regional championship with riders who don't normally get to race together due to following different racing series during the year, but they get to race together at the RFGP and see who is the fastest. The RFGP will feature the top riders from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Nebraska, Florida, Nebraska, Colorado and Texas. There are classes for riders as young as 4 years old up to the super seniors (age 50 and over). The team classes have become very popular in recent years, as this is one or the physically and mentally toughest events in the surrounding area. The courses are varied for different events during the weekend, but all have been redesigned to make the event better for the crowds watching as spectators. Award-winning catering from Pigs Eye BBQ will be available. 

Website: http://www.rfgp.com/


Fort Smith Farmer's Market

Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017
Time: 7:00am to 12:00pm
Location: North 2nd and Garrison Ave, Fort Smith, AR

Welcome to the Fort Smith Farmers Market, where our commitment to fresh, locally grown produce and handmade goods has helped the Arkansas River Valley grow into a healthier and greener community with an emphasis on shopping local.

Since 2003, the market has offered the finest in locally produced vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants, meats, baked goods, honey, eggs, jams, juried crafts, and fine art from a 90 mile radius of Fort Smith. 

We Are Open Year Round In Historic Downtown Fort Smith located at the corner of North 2nd Street & Garrison Avenue 

~ every Saturday (7am-Noon) & 
~ every Tuesday (April-November 7am-Noon)

Each market day is a feast for the senses. We invite you to come sample the bountiful cornucopia of produce our area provides. 

The Saturday market is alive with street performers, local musicians, community organizations, tourists and locals alike. As many as 90 vendors set up each week in beautiful historic downtown Fort Smith and represent the diversity of the area. 

There is plenty of parking nearby, as well as handicapped parking on site. We gladly accept SNAP/EBT Cards on Saturday’s ONLY. 

We are honored to bring the freshest produce & the best handmade products to everyone in The River Valley. Make plans to stop by this week and see what’s new, we look forward to seeing you!

2017 Christmas Kick Off

Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017
Time: 9:00am to 8:00pm
Location: Downtown Fort Smith Garrison Avenue, Fort Smith, AR

Join us in Downtown Fort Smith this #SmallBusinessSaturday as we sleigh into the Holiday Season with #ShopLocal Holiday Deals, Festive Window Displays, FREE Trolley Rides, Fun Activities at our Christmas Village in Pendergraft Park, Christmas Carols, #SelfiesWithSanta, and a public lighting ceremony of the #GoDowntownFS Christmas Tree!!! Come help us fill the streets of Downtown with Holiday Cheer!!!


- ALL DAY: #ShopLocal Holiday Deals at Various Downtown Merchant locations. (Normal Store Hours May Apply)

- 9AM-4PM: FREE Tours at Miss Laura’s Visitor Center located at 2 North B Street.

- NOON-5PM: FREE Trolley Rides sponsored by Simply Couture & Frontier Engineering. See the Indian Territory Pistoliers Rob of the Fort Smith Trolley and then serve justice at the town of Smithville; adjacent to Fort Smith Trolley Museum at 100 S. 4th St.

Trolley Stop Located at 300 Garrison Avenue. Catch the trolley at Noon, 12:45PM, 1:45PM, 2:45PM. 3:45PM. and 4:30PM. If you miss the trolley and see it headed your way, just wave! If there is room, the conductor will happily let you aboard!

- Noon-4PM: $5 Pony Rides at Pendergraft Park

- 2PM-7PM: Head to Pendergraft Park for the Rivervalley Artisan Market's Holiday Market!

- 5PM: Carolling at Pendergraft Park by Community School of the Artsstudents!

- 5PM-8PM: #SelfiesWithSanta and Mrs. Clause inside the Santa House at Pendergraft Park! 

- 5:30PM: The #GoDowntownFS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY at Pendergraft Park!

Flute and Drum Circle @ Yogaterrium

Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017
Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: Yogaterrium 2712 Grand Ave Fort Smith, AR

Monthly Flute & Drum Circle at Yogaterrium. The drum and flute circle started back in 2009 from a few of the local and area enthusiasts. We meet the LAST Saturday of each month where we play the Native American Flute. We also have a session of group drumming with all kinds of drums and percussion instruments. You do not have to be a trained flute player or drummer to participate. Come with an open mind and a willingness to try something new, extra instruments are often available. Donations are requested for the use of the space. *** Only a few chairs are available, for those who need to sit down in chairs please plan to bring your own to be sure you have one available. Circle starts at 1:00 PM Come out and give the circle a listen or a try. Please list each month.

This event happens the LAST SATURDAY of every month.