Volume 11 November 2019
Over 100 people turned out to witness the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Downtown Streetscape Project on November 6, 2019. Speaking at the ceremony were Economic and Community Development Director Larry Matthews, Assistant Director Lori Walker, Liberty Utilities Business and Community Manager Lamont Davis, McClelland Consulting Engineers, Inc. Project Engineer Adam Osweiler and completing the ceremony Pine Bluff City Mayor Shirley Washington.
Veterans Day
Monday, November 11 is Veterans Day. Take a moment to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and to say "Thank you" to thoses that have served or are currently serving our country.
Pop Up in the Bluff Winner

Krystal Stafford
Congratulations to Krystal Stafford. Krystal was the winner in the drawing for the James Hayes bowl at the 2019 Pop Up in the Bluff event. The bowl was generously donated by Shepherd's/Tipton Hurst Florist.

The 2019 Pop Up in the Bluff Event was a huge success. Thank you to all the volunteers, vendors and community for supporting this event.
Holiday Seasoning
November 9, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Pine Bluff Convention Center
Holiday Seasoning is a preview of holiday gift ideas and services available by local merchants. There will be vendors and demonstrations as well as free gifts, contests and giveaways. For more information contact NovelT's at 866.933.6366
Thank you to the Pine Bluff Jefferson County Clean and Beautiful Commission for replacing the old plants in the planters on Barraque Plaza with new, hardier shrubs.

Catfish Friday
Christmas Blues & Soul
Come hear live holiday Blues and Soul music from local talented artists.

Friday, November 22, 2019
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
UAPB Incubator
615 South Main Street

Admission is free. Catfish dinners available for purchase. Presented by the Delta Rhythm & Bayous Alliance.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
5:30 p.m.
Main Street
Mistletoe Magic
December 5 - 8, 2019
Saracen Landing
Following the Christmas Parade, join the kick off for the second annual Mistletoe Magic event at Saracen Landing presented by the City of Pine Bluff Parks and Recreation and Go Forward Pine Bluff. There will be an awards ceremony and Christmas Carols performed by the Jenkins Choir.

Activities at Saracen Landing during the 4 day event include an ice-skating rink, Ferris wheel, and activities for the entire family. Enjoy a variety of food trucks, and a shopping market. Sounds of the season by local talent will fill the air throughout the weekend.

In addition to Thursday night, the festival will be open: Friday 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library: 870.534.4802 200 E. 8th Avenue

PBJC Historical Museum: Open Wednesday - Friday 10:00 - 4:00 870.541.5402
201 East 4th Avenue

Arkansas Railroad Museum: Open Wednesday - Saturday 10:00 - 2:00.
870.535.8819 1700 Port Road

The Arts & Science Center: Open Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 5:00, Saturday 10:00 - 4:00. 870.536.3375
701 South Main Street

Pine Bluff Art League: Paintings by local artist are on display in the atrium and hallways of the Donald D. Reynolds Building located at 211 W. 3rd Avenue. The Art League meets the first Sunday of each month. Visitors are welcome.

In addition to each facilities' website, check out the TOWN CRIER section of the Pine Bluff Commercial


Indigo Blue Coffeehouse 212 W. Barraque Street
870-210-4120 or 870-718-5330

Miss Margaret's Unique Cakes 214 W. Barraque Street

Lucky's Café 310 E. 5th Avenue

RJ's Sports Grill 1 28 Main Street

Rich's Burgers 102 N. Walnut Street 870-536-6950


Hot Rods 201 S. Main Street
Wed. Blues Open Mic Night 870-534-2066

RJ's Sports Grill 128 Main Street

Colonial Steak House 111 W. 8th