Tag: Cowley’s Outdoor Market

SEEDS program announces final exhibit and performances Sept. 23

The SEEDS artist mentoring program has announced that its visual and music artists will give their final performances and art exhibits Sept. 23, and the public is invited. At 12 p.m., music mentor Tim Durham and his mentee, Cody Griesel, will give a one-hour community performance, entitled “Acoustics Unplugged,” under the […]

Cowley’s Outdoor Market back for fourth time during Last Run Car Show

Arkansas City soon will be host to the fourth biannual Cowley’s Outdoor Market at Wilson Park, jointly hosted by 1025 The River and the Arkansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau. Kelly Dillner and Suvanah Perdue, event coordinators and client promotion representatives at 1025 The River, said they are excited about […]

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. […]

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. […]

Outdoor Movie Series resumes May 12 with Star Wars doubleheader

The 2017 Outdoor Friday Family Movie Series will resume May 12 in Arkansas City with a Star Wars doubleheader at the Wilson Park rotunda, 701 N. Summit St. The recent blockbuster hit, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” will play at 7 p.m., preceded by another showing of the Wilson […]

Special Arbor Day celebration, tree planting will be held at Wilson Park

Residents are urged to come to Wilson Park on April 28 for a special Arbor Day celebration that will double as the “groundbreaking” of the Wilson Park Master Plan. The event — sponsored by the City of Arkansas City, the Beautification and Tree Advisory Board, the Arkansas City Area Chamber […]

Wilson Park train’s paint removal to commence

City Manager Nick Hernandez shared an update on the Wilson Park train restoration project at the end of a City Commission of Arkansas City meeting April 18. The train has been closed off from the public for several weeks, in preparation for the lead abatement process. Mayor Duane Oestmann asked […]

Spring activities springing up all across Arkansas City during the rest of April

Spring is in full swing, so that means events and activities have begun to fill the calendar. In Arkansas City, each season brings a number of annual events and often a few new ones. Plan to be a part of the fun this month! Cowley’s Outdoor Market is an event […]

Cowley’s Outdoor Market celebrates one year April 22 at Wilson Park

Cowley’s Outdoor Market is coming back to Wilson Park on April 22 and it will be double the size it was at this time last year. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., more than 60 vendors will set up at the park to sell their wares. Admission is free to […]

Roundup of Last Run Car Show weekend events offered

Here is a handy roundup of all the Last Run Car Show events taking place this weekend: Friday, Sept. 23 Registration and Setup Registration for the Last Run Car Show is from 2 to 8 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Agri-Business Building, 712 W. Washington Ave. Cost is $25 per […]