Tag: Arkansas City Farm and Art Market

Deb Hunt thriving with her Gold Canyon candles, engine parts businesses

Local business owner Deb Hunt is gearing up for another busy season. This time of year always brings an increase in folks seeking holiday-scented candles. “I am always going somewhere,” Hunt said. She spends quite a bit of time selling her wares at craft shows all across Kansas and Oklahoma. […]

Wilson Park train re-dedication, Arkalalah kickoff, free film planned Oct. 24

The City of Arkansas City will be host to a special Arkalalah kickoff event that features a train unveiling and re-dedication Oct. 24 at Wilson Park. The first step in the Wilson Park Master Plan, the restoration of the park’s famous train engine, has been occurring under a covered structure […]

Arkansas City Farm and Art Market plans Family Fun Night on Aug. 15

The Arkansas City Farm and Art Market will be host to a Family Fun Night from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 15. This evening of family-friendly fun will feature live music on the Wilson Park rotunda stage by Troy Pulver. There also will be food trucks, a bouncy house for […]

Groove Street Bling offers homemade headbands, turnovers from local pair

Groove Street Bling has hit the Arkansas City Farm and Art Market with unique tie-dyed products, headbands, and homemade turnovers. Two local women, Sarah Diveley and Shayna Nicely, started Groove Street Bling this year. “Sarah had an epiphany when she went to Bike Week in Daytona in March,” Nicely said. […]

Arkansas City Farm and Art Market set to move to July 3 due to holiday

The Arkansas City Farm and Art Market will be moving to a Monday night next week due to the Independence Day holiday. The market will be from 4 to 6 p.m. July 3 at the Wilson Park rotunda. The following week, it will return to its regular day and be […]

Arkansas City Farm and Art Market named June Open Arms Award winner

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Board of Directors overwhelmingly chose to give the June 2017 Open Arms Award to the Arkansas City Farm and Art Market. The Farm and Art Market provides a place for area farmers of various kinds, as well as artists and craftsmen, to […]

Arkansas City Farm and Art Market announces free Artist Booth Day

The Arkansas City Farm and Art Market will be host to a Free Artist Day next week. Local artists are invited to participate by setting up their artwork in a booth from 4 to 6 p.m. June 20 at the market, which is housed at the Wilson Park rotunda and […]

Show might go on: Chamber, CVB raising fireworks funds after FOP stops

The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce and the Arkansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau have stepped up to attempt to raise funds for this year’s Fourth of July fireworks show. Citizens expressed frustration Monday after learning that the local Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) chapter would not provide a […]

The Hen House offers odds and ends, crafts at Farm and Art Market

There are many new vendors at the Arkansas City Farm and Art Market this year. One of them is The Hen House. Rebecca Ware, owner of The Hen House, offers a plethora of handmade items. “I sew custom burp cloths, stuffed sensory toys, crochet scarves, hats and hair ties,” she […]

V.J. Wilkins Foundation announces $500K Challenge Grant for Wilson Park

The V.J. Wilkins Memorial Foundation has generously announced a $500,000 Challenge Grant toward the advancement of the Wilson Park Master Plan. The grant is contingent on matching funds, but could result in up to $1 million being invested to kick off the plan if the full $500,000 can be matched. […]