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"
12:00 AM Old Time Rice Threshing ( across stage from stage )
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
2:00 PM Fishing Rodeo Winners Announced
2:15 PM Car Show Winners Announced
3:00 PM Yard Contest Winners Announced
3:00 PM Crowley's Ridge and Young at Heart Cloggers.
4:00 - 6:00 PM Arkansas Rice Festival Jr. Miss and Queens Pageants
6:00 PM The Low Down Saints
7:00 - 9:00 PM The Dantones ( 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
12:00 PM Sr. Citizens Bean Bag Ball Tournament in front of Catholic Church
1:00 PM Wagon and Train Depot opens behind the fire station
1:00 PM Carnival Rides and Games begin
1:00 PM Art and Photo Exhibits in Commercial Building
1:00 PM Car Show / Contest at Methodist 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.
Sep. 30.
Sr. Citizen Supper at the WHS cafeteria. Sponsored by Ricebelt Telephone.
9:30 AM.
Oct. 1.
Fishing Rodeo at Lake Hogue for kids. Sponsored by Mark and Cherie Dennis, and Randy Anschultz.
6:00 PM.
Oct. 9.
Harvest Service at Weiner Methodist Church with Gil Hogue as speaker.
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