Trash Off Day is May 6
Excitement is building for the upcoming Frontier Day Art Festival next weekend in Beggs.
The Beggs Area Chamber of Commerce is planning a day full of arts and crafts vendors, live musicians, food, a quilt show, and some great contests with prizes – for the young and the young at heart.
The event is April 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Beggs, at Alternate Hwy. 75 and Main.
The community is invited to come visit Beggs, where beautiful historic brick shops line main street. You can grab a coffee and shop at the local home decor store, the clothing boutique and the most unique custom leather shop you’ve ever seen.
Anyone wishing to become a vendor can do so by visiting the Beggs Area Chamber of Commerce website. Vendor fee deadline is April 24. Booths must remain set up until 4 p.m. All booths will be 10×10 space for $25. Food trucks will be $25. No electricity is provided to vendors.
Here are some more details about the day: — Schedule of Events 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
• 8-10 a.m. – Vendor Set up and Drop off for Quilts and Art
• 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Chalk Artists
• 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Music – Jade and The Unsettled Souls
• 1 p.m. – Coin Scramble for elementary age and under
• 1-3 p.m. – Music by Cody Brewer
• 2 p.m. – Coin Scramble for middle school age
• 2:30 p.m. – Coin Scramble for teens/high school age
• 3 p.m. – Awards Announced — Art Exhibit
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
No age limit. Free to enter! A people’s choice award will be given. Bring pieces into the Old Health Center from 9-10 a.m. Location is Main and Alt. 75. Size restriction is 11×17 and be able to be hung up. Must have your name and phone number somewhere on your piece. Pieces need to be picked up by 3 p.m.
— Quilt Exhibit
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
No age limit. Free to enter! A People’s Choice Award will be given.
Bring pieces into the Old Health Center from 9-10 a.m. Location is Main and Alt. 75. Must have your name and phone number somewhere on your quilt. Quilts need to be picked up by 3 p.m.
— Chalk Art
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
No age limit. Free to enter! Judges will vote on each age group for 1 award per group.
Age Groups: K-4th grade, 5th-8th grade and 9th-12th grade Chalk can be picked up at the Old Health Center Location on Main and Alt 75. Pick up your number and make sure you have that number on your image for voting. You will need to be finished before 2 p.m. so our judges can submit their choices for awards at 3 p.m.
— Coin Scrambles
1 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Free to enter! 1 p.m. Elementary and under. 2 p.m. Middle School Ages 3 p.m. Jr. High and High School Ages Coin Scrambles will be located across from Legacy Park on Main and Alt 75.
For more information, visit https://beggs-area-chamber-ofcommerce. square.site/ or the Beggs Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.
– Residents are also reminded of the upcoming Beggs Trash-Off Day 2023!
The city of Beggs welcomes residents of Beggs to participate in the annual Community Trash Off Day on Saturday May 6, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Legacy Park on Main Street.
Residents can bring bulky trash items that will be discarded for free. You will be responsible for unloading your items. Those who physically can not remove items and would like to request assistance can call the Beggs Chamber and assistance may be provided on a case by case basis.
A current water bill with your name and Beggs address plus your ID will be required to participate. Please have these items with you.
Items that are small need to be secured in bags or boxes.
– Items Accepted:
• Old Appliances
• Scrap Metal
• Plastic Items Not Accepted:
• No Chemicals
• No Loose Items Sponsors for the event include Cotton Trash, American Heritage Bank and The City of Beggs.