Newport Downtown Entertainment Series Calendar

2018 Newport Downtown Entertainment Series

April
7th Terry Scoggins Day Grateful Impressions of Jerry Garcia, Revolution, The Memphis Yahoos, John Paul Keith, Seeing Red,Elmo and the Shades
14th ASU-Newport Movies in the Park Back to the Future 7:30-10:00
17th Arkansas Steel Associates Bluesday Tuesday The Josh Parks Band 7:00-9:00
25th The Artist in U by Unity Health – Senior Adults Donna Hohn (Painting Cardinals on Canvas) 10:30 to Noon
25th The Artist in U by Unity Health – Senior Adults Penny Jo Pausch (Acrylic Painting) 12:30 to 2:00
26th M&P Banking, Insurance and Investments River Country Concerts The Band TRIPPP 7:00 -9:00

May
2nd Farmer’s Electric Bright Star Children’s Theatre (Library) Write On! A Literacy Adventure 10:00 – 11:00
2nd Farmer’s Electric Bright Star Children’s Theatre (Park) American Giants of Science 5:00 – 6:00
12th ASU-Newport Movies in the Park Toy Story 8:00-10:30
15th Arkansas Steel Associates Bluesday Tuesday Queen Ann Hines and the Memphis Blues Masters 7:00-9:00
23rd The Artist in U by Unity Health – Adults Trish Corder (Watercolor Painting) 10:30 – Noon
23rd The Artist in U by Unity Health – Adults Ashleigh Davidson (Jewelry Pendants from Paper Momentoes) 12:30 – 2 PM
24th M&P Banking, Insurance and Investments River Country Concerts Cory Jackson 7:00 -9:00
28th Memorial Day Ceremony

June
8th Farmer’s Electric Bright Star Children’s Theatre (Library) Upcycled Cinderella 10:00 – 11:00
8th Farmer’s Electric Bright Star Children’s Theatre (Park) Happily Ever After 3:30 – 4:30
9th ASU-Newport Movies in the Park Moana 8:30-10:30
19th Arkansas Steel Associates Bluesday Tuesday Charlotte Taylor and Gypsy Rain 7:00-9:00
27th The Artist in U by Unity Health – Elementary Maggie Maddison (Acrylic Painting) 10:30 – Noon
27th The Artist in U by Unity Health – Elementary Carol Davis (Paint Pouring) 12:30 – 2:00
28th M&P Banking, Insurance and Investments River Country Concerts The Roadies 7:00 -9:00

July
3rd Farmer’s Electric Bright Star Children’s Theatre (Library) African Folk Tales 10:00 – 11:00
3rd Farmer’s Electric Bright Star Children’s Theatre (Park)Freedom Songs: The Music of Black History3:30-4:30
14th ASU-Newport Movies in the Park Star Wars: The Last Jedi 8:30-10:30
17th Arkansas Steel Associates Bluesday Tuesday TBA 7:00-9:00
25th The Artist in U by Unity Health – Jr High/High School Donna Hohn and Debra Jackson (Pet Portraits) 10:30 – Noon
25th The Artist in U by Unity Health – Jr High/High School Dewana McIntosh(Topic Pending) 12:30 – 2:00 PM
26th M&P Banking, Insurance and Investments River Country Concerts The Memphis Yahoos 7:00 -9:00

August
10th Farmer’s Electric Bright Star Children’s Theatre (Library) Chicken Little: The Sky is Falling 10:00 – 11:00
10th Farmer’s Electric Bright Star Children’s Theatre (Park) Alice in Wonderland 3:30 – 4:30
11th ASU-Newport Movies in the Park Coco 8:00-10:30
21st Arkansas Steel Associates Bluesday Tuesday Jubilation Jazz (Pending Final Confirmation) 7:00-9:00
22nd The Artist in U by Unity Health – Pre-School Amy Morris (Painting) 10:30 – 2:00
22nd The Artist in U by Unity Health – Pre-School Peggy Ann Meitzen (Drawing Animals, Bugs, Fish)
30th M&P Banking, Insurance and Investments River Country Concerts Queen Anne’s Revenge Dueling Piano Show 7:00 -9:00

September
8th ASU-Newport Movies in the Park Ghostbusters 7:30-10:00
18th Arkansas Steel Associates Bluesday Tuesday Blues Boy Jag and the Juke Joint Zombies 7:00-9:00
26th The Artist in U by Unity Health – Adults Brenda Lawrence (Landscape Painting) 10:30 – Noon
26th The Artist in U by Unity Health – Adults Don Smith (Abstract Painting) 12:30 – 2:00
28th Depot Days Festival Arkansas Brothers Band, Larry McCrayEarl and Them
29th Depot Days Festival Cody Slaughter, the Ultimate Elvis Tribute, Headliner Rodney Crowell

CONFIRMED SPONSORS FOR THE DOWNTOWN ENTERTAINMENT SERIES

Platinum Sponsors

Arkansas Steel AssociatesASU-Newport,

Farmers Electric Cooperative,

M&P Banking, Insurance and Investments,

Newport Economic Development Commission,

Unity Health Harris Medical Center

 

Gold Sponsors

Bad Boy MowersCity of NewportGeorge Kell Motors,

George’s of Newport,

State Representative Michael John Gray,

Greenway EquipmentO’Connor Distributing

Silver Sponsors

All That I Am Books, C&C Distributors, Harris Ford,

Future Fuel Chemical CompanyJackson County Historical Society,

Jackson’s Funeral HomeMize Heating & Air Conditioning,

Newport Area Chamber of Commerce,  Newport Rotary ClubRiceland FoodsRitter CommunicationsSouthwest Steel Processing,

WRMC Newport Complex

Bronze Sponsors

Charlie Watson and Diane Miller, David Couch, EntergyFarmers Elevator,

Jackson County Council on Tourism,

Dr. Jabez and Pat Jackson, KASU Radio, Miller-Newell Engineers,

Moving Jackson County Forward, Newport Construction, Inc.Scott Wood Ram Truck CenterState Representative Dwight Tosh

Special Friend Sponsors

Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce, Boyce and Boyce PA, State Senator Ron Caldwell, Catfish Farmers of Arkansas,

CenterPoint Energy, Darling Pharmacy, Dillinger Funeral Home, Grady Auctions and Realty, H & V Leasing, IberiaBank,

Iron Mountain Regional Arts Council, Dr. Patti Mullins, DDS, Richard Peel Enterprises, LLC, St. Michael’s Place, Village Mall, Inc.

Friend Sponsors

Bratcher Real Estate, Dr. Kelly McKinney, DDS, Dr. Guilford and Retha Dudley,

Helena Agri-Enterprises, Jackson County Farm Bureau, John Minor Crop Insurance,

Newport Lions Club, Mark Manning Shelter Insurance