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Lions Rodeo coming June 9-10

The wait is over!  The 65th annual Calico Rock Lions Club Rodeo is coming to town the weekend of Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10.

The event, sponsored by the Lions and conducted by Rand Rodeo Company, will be held in the Tip Wiseman Rodeo Arena in Earl King Park located off Hwy 56 in Calico Rock.  Each evening gates will open at 6:00, with the rodeo action starting at 8:00.

Everyone is also invited to come out and enjoy the rodeo parade to begin at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday the 10th.  Those participating may begin lining up at 3:00 in the high school parking lot.   The theme for this year is “Here’s to You, The Red, White & Blue”.  Those interested in joining the parade with a float, decorated ATV or antique auto can contact parade organizer Jeannie Simpson at White River Healthcare & Rehab by calling 870-297-3719.

The route will begin at the rodeo arena, down state Hwy 56, and conclude by passing through the downtown Historic District on Main Street.   All are encouraged to attend and have a family fun time while also helping the Lions raise money to fund their many charitable community projects!


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