One of my favorite festivals is coming to Hope, Arkansas. The 36th Annual Hope Watermelon Festival  is August 9 -11 at Fair Park. In addition to some of the South's biggest watermelons country music star EASTON CORBIN will be performing Saturday, August 11 at 8:30 p.m.Easton Corbin, who's musical style has been compared to George Strait, will perform some of his biggest hits including "A Little More Country Than That", "Roll With It," "I Can't Love You Back"  and his current single "Lovin You Is Fun."

Opening act includes new artist Logan Mize and "Sweet Home Alabama" reality TV star Shaun Smith who will host the concert. Advance tickets are just $12 and can be purchased at Cavendar's  Boot City, First Bank and Red River Credit Union in Texarkana. You can also purchase your tickets online at hopemelonfest.com. Tickets day of the event are $20 and Reserved seats are $40.

(No ice chests or coolers are allowed. Concessions will be available. Bring your lawn chairs.)

For more information call 870-722-8549 or visit uacch.edu.

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