Bootlegger Daze Festival scheduled at Calico Rock

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The Calico Rock Museum invites everyone to its Second Annual Bootlegger Daze Festival in Calico Rock on Saturday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Events include antique cars, revenuers arresting bootleggers on Main Street, food and craft vendors and a working moonshine still. Enjoy the music of Bryan Hayes and the Retrievers all day, have your photo taken in an old-fashioned costume, cook a Dutch oven meal over an open fire and see "The Bootleggers" theatrical movie, which was filmed in Calico Rock in 1973. All events will be on Main Street (Highway 5 at the White River Bridge). County Line Liquors is sponsoring Bootlegger Daze.

Show times for "The Bootleggers" movie are noon and 2 p.m. The Museum will provide the food for the Dutch oven cooking for $10. To sign up for Dutch Oven cooking, or to reserve a craft or food booth at $25 for each space, contact Gloria Gushue at 870-297-6100 or via e-mail at calicorockmuseum@gmail, or visit

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