Growing A Healthy Charleston


You are invited to attend Growing a healthy Charleston at noon on every first Friday at the Charleston Library, 12 S School St, Charleston, Arkansas 72933.


Charleston Farmers Market


Open every Saturday from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM thru October 26th. Located at: 607 E Main St, Charleston, AR 72933-9328, United States. A great place to bring the whole family to get fresh local in season fruits and vegetables, soaps, farm fresh eggs, wonderful crafts, cakes, cookies and so much more. Come on down and talk to the farmer who grows your food.


Cherokee Prairie Natural Area


Join Austin Klais for a hike though one of the best remnant tracts of tall grass prairie in the Arkansas River Valley. This area was once part of a large prairie complex that extended throughout the Arkansas River Valley. If time allows, we will stop by Flanagan Prairie Natural Area. The hike will be easy to moderate. Wear long pants, a wide brimmed hat, sturdy hiking shoes or boots and bring water, snacks/lunch, and insect repellent.


Directions: From Charleston, head north on Highway 217 for approximately 2.5 miles. At the intersection of Arkansas 60 and Arkansas 217, turn left (west) on Highway 60. Drive about 0.5 miles west on Highway 60 and the parking area will be on the left (south). GPS coordinates for the parking area are 35.335424, -94.047442. Please RSVP to Austin at atmklais@gmail.com or (501) 425-1985.


Octoberfest in August


Hosted by One More Time Band


Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 7 PM – 12 AM, Charleston Community Center, Charleston, Arkansas 72933


More details coming up. Proceeds will go to benefit the Knights of Columbus and the Sacred Heart Mothers Society. We have a couple of new songs we’ve been working on, and of course all line dances and they will mix from the computer when necessary. Plan to attend and party!


South Franklin County Fair


the South Franklin County Fair will be September 5, 6 and 7. Fair Booths South Franklin County Fair booths are being rented now. Call Melanie Martin at 965-5299.


Lip Sync Battle


Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM at the South Franklin County Fair.


Join us Saturday, September 7th for our Lip Sync Battle!! The night will include live entertainment as teams battle against one another to become lip sync legends. Guests are encouraged to purchase votes in support of their favorite performers.


This will be a night of fun competition with all proceeds benefiting the handicap accessible parks in our community.


For more information or to sign up, call 965-4984. Registration deadline is September 2nd!


Grow with Google - Get Your Business Online


Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11 AM – 1 PM at the Charleston Community Center


Learn about Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers and prospects on Google Search and Maps.


In this session we’ll show you how to:


—Create or claim your Business Profile on Google


—Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps


—Use Google My Business to connect with potential customers


—Create a free website using the info from your Business Profile


Led by Pamela Starr, one of Google’s professional national trainers, this is a can’t miss workshop for every small business owner!


Lunch will be provided. There is no fee to attend but registration is required.


Health Fair & Flu Shot Clinic


Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 7 AM – 3 PM at the Charleston Community Center


The Arkansas Department of Health will host a flu clinic for all individuals Wednesday, September 25th at the Charleston Community Center.


Although flu shots will be provided, they are not mandatory and ALL attendees are welcome to visit with the various health & wellness booths located at the Health Fair.


For more information about Mass Flu Clinics in your area, contact your Local Public Health Unit — Franklin County Health Unit: 479-667-2555


Lavaca Zombie Fun Run


A fun cross country race where you may, or may not, make it out with your brains! It is a fun way to raise money for much needed equipment for Lavaca Fire and Rescue while also interacting with our community. Sat, October 26, 2019 at 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. 1000 South Division Street, Lavaca, AR 72941


Yoga on the Mountain 2019


Fri, Nov 8, 2019, 6:00 PM – Sun, Nov 10, 2019, 1:00 PM at Mt Magazine Lodge, 577 Lodge Dr, Paris, AR 72855 - $149. Yoga on the Mountain (YOTM) is a three-day festival that features yoga classes by nationally- and locally-renowned teachers, discussions, meditation, music, hiking, eco-friendly shopping, social gatherings, and more. We build relationships, create memories, and adventure to new heights. We love community, learning, and feeling inspired. YOU inspire us. Please join us! No Refunds.