I think everyone will be happy when all this cold rainy weather goes away. The good news Spring is right around the corner, it won't be long for the blooming of the jonquils at the 51st annual Jonquil Festival, March 15 - 16, in historic Washington State Park, Arkansas.

Take time to tour the historic homes and grounds or take a surrey ride through this 19th century town. There will be live music, featuring a FREE concert from country artist and native Arkansan Buddy Jewell Saturday, Mar 16 at 7PM.

The Jonquil Festival will also feature a karaoke singing competition on Saturday at 2PM. If you would like to compete all you need to do is bring your own CD or musical instrument. Information about the singing competition can be found on their Facebook page.

In addition, the Washington Volunteer Fire Department will be having a fish fry on Saturday, March 16,fromt 4PM until 7PM. As always there will be plenty of festival food, arts & crafts, local artistry vendors, historical tours, and a full buffet served  at Williams Tavern Restaurant.

Townsquare Media, Mario Garcia

Festival admission is free, with a $5 parking fee.

For more information call 870-983-2684 or visit their website.