The community is invited to the “2nd of August Picnic” this weekend.

The community is invited to the “2nd of August Picnic” this weekend.
The event will be hosted by the Excelsior Universal Lodge No. 13 and the Universal Evergreen Verbena No. 192 Order of the Eastern Star of Gum Springs.
“We will have multiple events for adults and children,” said Karen Harper, OES Leader.
Events will begin at 4 p.m. Friday with a picnic meet and greet. There will be a live performances by local artists VOTD, Platinum P and Kuwoo The Sensei.
Plates and sandwiches will consist of goat, catfish, buffalo, barbecue pork and barbecue beef with a bag of chops and a drink.
Saturday’s activities will begin at the lodge in Gum Springs at 10 a.m. and will feature food, music and vendors. Activities and games such as volleyball and horseshoes will be featured, along wth a spades and domino tournament.
:We will be celebrating 113 years of serving the best barbecue around. You will not want to miss this event," said Harper.
For more information about the event, contact Karen Harper (870) 230-2189 or call (870) 245-7661.
The lodge is located at 175 Wood St. in Gum Springs.