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Communities and Cultures in Fort Smith: Exploring Identities of the Region Program with Catherine Foreman-Gray
Catherine Foreman-Gray will discuss significant events that have occurred between the Cherokee Nation and the Fort Smith community beginning with the Cherokee Old Settlers, who began immigrating to Arkansas in the late 1700s.Find out more »
Hear stories from Judge Parker's gallows. The crimes. The victims. The punishment. Hear the true stories. Regular admission fees/park pass apply.Find out more »
Meet Judge and Mary Parker, the couple behind the legend, and hear stories of their family and the role they played in Fort Smith's growth and history.Find out more »
Largest fine arts show in this region. Sale of artworks profits local charities. Friday is invitation only. Blue Lion - 101 North 2nd Street and Riverfront Pavilion - 100 North B Street, Fort Smith Sponsored by the Classic Charitable FoundationFind out more »
Kids ages 5-12 will use their imaginations to build forts out of boxes for a chance to win prizes.
The competition will be split into two age groups: 5-9 and 10-12 and up to four kids in each group.
There will be 20-30 teams. Prizes will be award to the top two winning teams in each age group
FREE hot dogs, popcorn and bottled water courtesy of Bancorp South and Chaffee Crossing Historic Preservation Organization.Find out more »
Four-time Grammy nominee and beloved family and children’s musical group Trout Fishing in America will perform a special concert in honor of the city’s 200th birthday Saturday, August 4, at the Fort Smith Convention CenterFind out more »
Mayor Sandy Sanders and the Bicentennial Committee will host a special Time Capsule Burial Ceremony at Pendergraft Park.Find out more »
Using glass bottles, foils, paint and other materials, a 24' x 24' wagon wheel will be created as a tribute to Fort Smith's history of homesteading and wagon building, as well as our general pioneering spirit that exists in the city today. Once complete, this will be a popular selfie stop.Find out more »
7th annual RegionaVeterans Day Parade - Chaffee Crossing Historic District. Sat., Nov. 10, 2018.
Parade starts at noon.
Theme: 200 Years of Fort Smith's Military History
Celebration of veterans of all military services and all wars following parade.