Spring Break 2013 is on now!?? Mississippi is in full swing and Arkansas is??gearing up.

Greeting the young families, some heading out on their first adventures together puts a lightness in my step. Folks are beginning to jig up crappies and brim from our fishing pier while the bass fishermen are exploring all along the shorelines to ambush their prey.?? Catfish are finding their way to baits as well.??We’ve got a big new Arkansas Razorback swing for relaxation and fun and we just broke out a soccer ball and basketball for kids of all ages.?? Tonight we will once again set up our large reflector telescope to watch the moon as well as Jupitor while sharing our collective knowledge of?? the universe in which we are specks.

Its a great day to relax on the shores of Lake Chicot here at Pecan Grove RV Park.

Here are some local events upcoming:

March 21 Lake Village Chamber Membership Meeting ??? noon Speaker: Brian Whitson at the Lake Village Country Club. Door prizes. Lunch buffet $9 on your own

South Shore Cottages Country Store is having a quilt sale (both old and new quilts) as well as table runners, all handmade. They have Easter Baskets (will customize for you if preorder) and other Easter gift ideas such as Chocolate Bunnies, Bunny Lollipops, Jordan Almonds and bagged Jelly Beans.

The Chicot Memorial Medical Center Auxiliary will be selling Easter baskets for $10. There is a sign up list on the bulletin board across from the cafeteria at CMMC. Baskets can also be made to order with the price depending on what is in the basket.

March 23 Hope Ranch 4th Annual Trail Ride 9am; lunch noon; auction 1pm. Adults-$10 & Children 10 & under-$5. Call Debi 870.265. 1992 or 870.265.3200

Door prizes, fun and games for all.

March 30 Lake Chicot Easter Egg Hunt 3p.m. and end when all eggs are found. Lake Chicot State Park (Between Pavilions 1 & 2) Join the park staff for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your baskets as we hunt for candy filled eggs. There will be three different age groups; 3 & under, 4 to 7, and 8 to 10. One lucky participant from each group, who finds the prize egg will receive a prize.*

April 4 6-7:30pm reception for the opening of “MY WORLD IN WATERCOLOR” by Jim Oberst from Hot Springs, Guachoya Cultural Art Center.

April 6 Youth Fishing Derby 9 am to 12 pm Lake Chicot State Park Calling all Kids -Bring your pole, bait, (shiners and worms recommended) and fishing skills to the stocked pond. Come for a morning of food and fun. Parents are welcome, but only the kids will be fishing. Prizes will be given out throughout the event. A hot dog lunch will be provided for participants. *

April 16 Opening of the WWII Japanese American Internment Museum in McGehee It will house the exhibit Against Their Will. Actor and author George Takei (Star Trek, Celebrity Apprentice) moved with his family to the Rohwer camp when he was 5. Last summer wayside signage was installed at the memorial cemetery at Rohwer, with audio by George Takei. He is expected to attend the museum dedication, along with Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe. For more information call 870-222-9168


Hope to see you all soon here at our Oasis in the Delta


Stephen Chase

campground host

Turn On Inn Hotel



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