Arkansas Rice Festival

Main Stage Schedule of Events
Time Saturday Events
10:00 AM Opening Ceremony
11:00 AM Parade Begins
11:00 AM Instructional Clinic "Duck Calling" - CANCELLED
12:00 AM Duck Calling Contest for Youth and Intermediate Ages
1:00 PM Rice Cookoff Winners Announced
1:30 PM Zyndall Wayne Raney Band with Doug Greeno
3:00 PM Winners of all Contests announced
4:00 - 6:00 PM Arkansas Rice Festival Jr. Miss and Queens Pageants
6:00 PM Sobriety Check Band
7:00 - 9:00 PM Tony Spinner Band ( street dance )
Winners of the Karaoke Contest will sing during the break times at the street dance

Contest Stage Schedule of Events
Time Saturday Events
1:00 PM Wiener Dog Race and Show
2:00 PM Youth Karaoke Contest ( up to 12 years )
3:00 PM Teen Miles Greeno Karaoke Contest ( 13 - 18 years )
4:00 PM Adult Karaoke Contest ( 19 - up )

Events Around Town
Time Saturday Events
9:00 AM Commercial Building opens
9:00 AM Set up for Rice Cooking Contest at Weiner Christian Church. Ends at 10:30
10:30 AM Rice Cooking Contest Begins
11:00 AM Parade lineup behind school begins at 9:00
12:00 PM Rice Tasting Lunch at Catholic Hall (ends at 2:00 PM)
12:00 PM Old Time Rice Threshing across from main stage
1:00 PM Wagon and Train Depot opens behind the fire station
1:00 PM Carnival Rides by Marriott Amusements
1:00 PM Art and Photo Exhibits in Commercial Building
1:00 PM Car Show / Contest at Baptist Church
1:30 PM Mini-Tractor Pull, East of Hwy. 49.
8:00 PM Haunted Scavenger Hunt at ARF Building

All rides and Shows are FREE and paid for by donations!
Craft and Food Vendors
So come have some fun at the th Arkansas Rice Festival!!!!

Off Schedule Events
Time Off Schedule Events
6:00 PM.
Oct. 6.
Sr. Citizen Supper at the WHS cafeteria. Sponsored by Ricebelt Telephone.
3:00 PM.
Oct. 7.
Arkansas Rice Festival Children's Pagaent. Weiner School Cafeteria. See Pagaent Page for more information. No boys contest this year.
9:30 AM.
Oct. 7.
Fishing Rodeo at Lake Hogue for kids. Sponsored by Mark and Cherie Dennis, and Randy Anschultz.
6:00 PM.
Oct. 15.
Harvest Service. Service will be at Weiner Christian Church. Speaker will be Conway Saffirt of the Weiner Baptist Church. An offering will be taken up to help support the Ministerial Alliance.
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