The 23rd annual Lake Chicot Fall Fest will be held October 25-26. The festival will feature live entertainment at the Lakefront amphitheater, the Fire on the Water BBQ Contest, a carnival, car show, dog show, pumpkin contest, baking contest, magic show, beauty pageant and photos with Miss Arkansas. Schedule:

Friday, October 25
5 p.m. — Fire on the Water BBQ Contest begins
5 p.m. — Carnival, vendors open, magic show by David Gish
5:30 p.m. — Lakeside Choir performs
6 p.m. — Calvin Duncan, Jr. Band performs

Saturday, October 26
6:30 a.m. — Vendors set up on Main Street
7:30 a.m. — Car Show registration on Lakeshore Drive
9:30 a.m. — Dog Show registration at amphitheater
10 a.m. — Dog Show begins at amphitheater
10:30 a.m. — Car Show registration ends
11 a.m. — Dance demonstration at amphitheater
11 a.m. — Pumpkin Contest submissions due (decorated pumpkins, painted, carved, etc…)
11:30 a.m. — Gym demonstration at amphitheater
11:30 a.m. — Baking Contest submissions due
Noon — Karate demonstration at amphitheater
12:30 p.m. — Magic Show by David Gish
1 p.m. — Beauty Pageant registration begins at St. Mary’s Parish Hall
1:30 p.m. — Pumpkin and Baking Contest winners announced at amphitheater
2 p.m. — Beauty Pageant begins at St. Mary’s Parish Hall
2:30 p.m. — Car Show winners announced at amphitheater
3 p.m. — Miss Arkansas Darynn Dahlem speaks at amphitheater
4 p.m. — BBQ Contest winners announced at amphitheater
4:30 p.m. — Photos and autographs with Miss Arkansas at amphitheater