Despite the drizzling weather set up has begin in downtown El Dorado for the Bugs, Bands & Bikes Festival, scheduled to kick off at 5 p.m. today for two days of crawfish, live music and motorcycles.
Registration for events including arm wrestling and frog giggin’ will be held from 5:30 to 6:20 p.m. inside the Rialto Theatre, according to the El Dorado Chamber of Commerce website.
Tonight’s music scene begins at 6 p.m. with Hamilton Stone, which will open for Grammy Award winners The Kentucky Headhunters at 8 p.m.
Saturday’s events include an 8 a.m. poker run, 9 a.m. frog giggin’, arts and crafts, vendors, crawfish, the Kidz Zone and more live music.
A VIP experience with Jay Paul and RJ Molinere, of the History Channel’s “Swamp People,” will begin at 1 p.m. Tickets for the event are being sold through Main Street El Dorado at 862-4747.
The entire weekend is free with the exception of the Swamp People event.