With the first day of fall on Thursday and cooler weather, it is time for the Last Run Car Show weekend. AC Tumbleweeds will sponsor the 41st annual Last Run Car Show on Sept. 23-25.dsc_6130

Car Show events will begin Friday at the Agri-Business Building at 712 W. Washington Ave. Registration, vendor booths and stripers will set up from 2 to 8 p.m.  Participants will be served a meal at 6 p.m., sponsored by Creekstone Farms.

In addition to the car show events, there will be Hot Rods and Hot Dogs served at Jill Hunter Farm Bureau Financial Services from 5 to 8 p.m. This will benefit the ACHS After Prom.

For your evening entertainment, join the Convention and Visitors Bureau and Chaplin Nature Center for a movie at the Wilson Park rotunda at 7 p.m. Shawn Silliman from Chaplin Nature Center will be there with hands-on activities for young and old.

If football and school spirit is your thing, head out to Bulldog Stadium for the 2016 Cowley Cup showdown between the AC Bulldogs and the Winfield Vikings.  Before kickoff, the RCB Bank employees will be serving Creekstone burgers to benefit both schools’ booster clubs.

Saturday will be packed with events for everyone. Car Show events will include a craft show, vendor booths and stripers open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Convention and Visitors Bureau will sponsor a ladies day for the first 50 women who sign up. These 50 women will be treated to a complementary lunch at Pamalou’s in Graves, a foot massage at Transformations and a silk scarf dying class presented by Kammy Downs. All three of these activities are offered at no charge through a grant from the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Cruise Night on Summit will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. The show entrants will cruise from Kansas to Madison. Then stick around town for a dance at the Wilson Park rotunda from 8 to 11 p.m. Theorosa’s Bridge will provide the live music. This event is sponsored by RCB, Transformations, AC Tumbleweeds, and the Ark City Convention and Visitors Bureau.13876151_1294417377255213_7270192173990808906_n

Cowley’s Outdoor Market will take place in Wilson Park from 8 to 3 p.m. Shop from more than 40 local vendors, handmade crafts, shabby chic re-purposed items, jewelry, baked goods and food vendors. There will be a bounce house for the children to enjoy. The market is sponsored by 1025 The River and the Ark City Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Car Show events will conclude on Sunday with a ladies coffee at 9 a.m. and the awards, trophies, and grand-prize giveaways at noon. Both of these events will take place in the Agri-Business Building.

For more information on any of these or any other upcoming events, contact Pam Crain at the Ark City Convention and Visitors Bureau at (620) 442-0230 or cts@arkcitychamber.org.

This information was provided by Arkansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Pam Crain.