Fall Festival downtown Van Buren

Annual Fall Festival

Autumn is welcomed in old-fashioned style as Van Buren opens historic Main Street for the Fall Festival. Over 200 exhibitors displaying fine artwork, handcrafted items, antiques, and collectibles.

October 9-11, 2015. Event will be held rain or shine.

For more information see our October Calendar of Events. For general information call Lonnie London at 580-467-6377. For vendor information call Mindy at 580-656-0717.

Need volunteers for First Aid! Please help out and support your local CCSAR.

Crawford County Library

Our library system is a good resource of information about search and rescue spealist, dogs, heroes in the sky, police, rescue vehicles and much more. They have rescue manuals for white water and stories of courage and survival. Please see the link below and get inspired!

http://www.crawfordcountylib.org:8080/?config=ysm#section=search&term=search and rescue&page=0&sortKey=Relevancy&db=ls2pac&branchFilters=[]&facetFilters=[]

Crawford County Fair This Week!

MULBERRY (KFSM) — The 91st Annual Crawford County Fair kicks off Monday (Sept. 14) at Kirksey Park in Mulberry.

Organizers said they’re getting excited for all of the fun over the next few days. There will be traditional fair rides, a mechanical bull, 4H Competitions, pet shows, an equine expo and beauty pageants. There will also be Mutton’ Bustin’ this year!

Tickets are $3 for adults and $1 for kids. Organizers said a weekly gate pass will also be available for $6.

The fair is in town through Saturday night (Sept. 19).

Available July 10th at
these locations:
Farmer’s Coop
Alma Feed Store
Farm Bureau
Ext. Office
Alma Animal Clinic

Saturday – Sept. 12th
9am Crawford County Fair Equine Expo
10am – Pet Show

Monday – Sept. 14
2pm-4pm Rabbit Entry
10am-5pm Enter Market Lambs/All Goats & Sheep
10am-8pm Poultry Entry
1:30pm-6pm Home Economics & Horticulture Entries
9am-4pm Commercial & Food Booth Set Up
3pm-4pm Cavie Entry
5pm Cavie & Rabbit Show
6pm-7pm Market Lamb/Goat Weigh In
7pm Mutton Bustin’

Tuesday – Sept. 15th
9am Broiler Show
10am-3pm Senior Day Activities (Bingo, Health Fair, Horseshoes, Pie Contest)
12pm-6pm Enter Hogs & Beef Cattle
9am-3pm Home Economics Bldg – Closed for Judging
6pm-9pm Home Economics Bldg- Open
9am-9pm Commercial Bldg – Open
4pm Carnival Opens
4pm Market Lamb, Market Goats & Breeding Sheep Show
6pm Market Hog Weigh In
6pm Mutton’ Bustin’
7pm Steer Weigh In
7pm Heavens To Betsy – Main Stage

Wednesday – Sept. 16th (Free entry with canned food item)
9am-9pm Home Ec, Horticulture & Commercial Bldgs Open
12pm Dairy Cattle In Place
4pm Breeding Beef/Steer/Hog Show
9am-7pm Creative Table Setting Contest Setup
7pm – Gospel Music with The Waldrop Family

Thursday – Sept. 17th
9am-9pm Home Ec, Horticulture & Commercial Bldgs Open
4pm Dairy Cattle Show
4pm Carnival Opens
5pm Dairy Goat, Mini Goat & Breeding Goat Show
6pm-10pm Carnival Arm Band Night
7pm Little Miss Pageant
8:30pm Jr Miss Pageant

Friday – Sept. 18th
9am-10pm Home Ec, Horticulture & Commercial Bldgs Open
4pm Carnival Opens
6pm Bottle Calf Show
7pm Wee & Tiny Princess Pageants
7pm Costume Contest for Animals
8:30pm Princess Pageant

Saturday – Sept. 19th
9am-9pm Home Ec, Horticulture & Commercial Bldgs Open
10am Lineup for Parade Begins on Church Street
11am Parade (Downtown Mulberry)
12pm-4pm Carnival Arm Band Day
2pm 4-H Poultry Chain Sale
3pm BBQ for Prospective Auction Buyers
4pm JR Livestock Auction
6pm Talent Show
7pm Senior Pageant
7:45 Entertainment by the Mulberry Senior Ladies
8:30pm Teen & Queen Pageants
8pm Release of sale animals(except for premium only animals – *see general rules)
10pm Livestock Exhibits Released