Events Calendar

Do you have an event or activity for our Community Calendar? If you do, contact Paula, (870)222-4451 or email us to list your event. (Visit “Calendar” on this page to assure your event does not conflict with other community events and activities.)

Owlfest 2017 Dates Announced

SAVE THE DATE! The 11th Annual Owlfest will be held October 6th & 7th 2017. The location and event format will remain the same as the last successful festivals. Details will be posted as they become available.

Owlfest 2016 Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, October 11

6:00 pm Owlfest Beauty Pageant @ MHS Auditorium

Sponsored by Superior Senior Care

Thursday, October 13

5:30 pm Homecoming Parade – Downtown McGehee

7:00 pm Pep Rally @ MHS Gym

8:00 pm Bonfire @ MHS

Friday, October 14

2:00 pm Afternoon Homecoming Ceremonies @ MHS Auditorium

6:30 pm Homecoming Ceremonies @ Owl Stadium – MHS

7:30 pm Homecoming Football Game / McGehee vs Fouke

9:00 – 12:00 p.m.  MK Distributing Street Dance with DJ on First Natural State Bank Stage

11:00 pm Simmons First Bank Firework Display – Downtown

Saturday, October 15

7:30 am    UAM 5K Run/Walk 10K Run begins @ Gazebo Park

8:00 am    4H/Sonic Youth BBQ Cook Off

9:00 am   McGehee Chamber tent opens – Sign up for free give-a-ways throughout the day including 10 – $100 prizes sponsored by First Service Bank of Dermott

9:00 am    Delta Outdoor Church Bow Shoot – Hwy 65

9:00 am    Craft and Food Vendors

9:00 am    Kathy “Tuck” Henderson Memorial Softball Tournament

10:00 am Owlfest/MHS Touchdown Club Benefit Two Person, 18 Hole Golf Scramble @DCC

10am– 4pm Caricature Artist Sponsored by Mama Deluca’s Pizza at Subway

10:00 am  Children’s Events / Carnival

10:00 am  Montgomery Firm Pumpkin Decorating Contest @ McGehee Bank Tent

10:00 am  Owlagram Photo Booth

10 am – 12 pm ABATE District 18 Motorcycle Show

10am – 5 pm RR Depot / Japanese American Museum Open

10:30 am   Sidewalk Chalk Contest Sponsored by Superior Senior Care

11:00 am   Face Painting Sponsored by Harvest Rice

11:00 am   The Hackett’s, Jessica Reeves and Carrie Skender @ the Gazebo

11:30 am   Owl Hoot Registration

12:00 pm   Owl Hoot Contest – First Natural State Bank Stage

12:00 pm   McGehee Bank/Save Mart Razorback Tailgate Party @ McGehee Bank Tent

12:00 pm   Barney’s Tire Horseshoe Tourn. Registration @ Memorial Garden

12-3 pm    Balloon Man

12-4 pm    Children’s Petting Zoo – Sponsored by Charles & Amanda Pambianchi

1:00 pm     Owlette’s Cake Walk – Gazebo

1:00 pm     Barney’s Tire Horseshoe Tourn. @ Memorial Garden

1:00 pm     Laying of Wreath at Veterans Memorial with Special Music by Jessica Reeves and Malcolm Massey

1:30 pm     ABATE District 18 Veterans Memorial Ride

1:30 pm    Owlfest Talent Search @ First Natural State Bank Stage

2:30 pm    Candyland Gymnastics and Dance

3:00 pm     Dog Show – First Natural State Bank Stage

3:30 pm     Future Owl Cheerleaders / Jr. & Sr. Dance Team and Jr. & Sr. Cheerleaders

4:00 pm    SEARK Karate Demonstration

4 – 5 pm    Magic Show by Jason Martin @ American Legion Building


6:00 pm     Aces Wild – Band

7:30 pm     Courtney Cole

9:30 pm     Barret Baber


**McGehee Bank Money Machine Youth Sign up at McGehee Bank Tent** Drawings several times throughout the day to be in the Money Machine


Barret Baber Headlines McGehee Owlfest

McGehee Owlfest is planned for October 14th and 15th.  On it’s 10th year, Owlfest is bigger and better than ever.  Barrett Baber of the Voice will be the main event on Saturday night.  Schedules will be posted at a later date.  For information, call 870-222-4451 or visit the website