Tuesday, March 11, 2008

El Dorado-Monroe, Arkansas Retirement

El Dorado is the site for several annual events, including the Mayhaw Festival hosted by the South Arkansas Historical Foundation the first Saturday of each May (with a crawfish boil the same weekend), a Fantastic Fourth Celebration during July (including a 5k run, an antique car show, and fireworks), the SouthArk Outdoor Expo in September, the two-day MusicFest in October (with pop, rock, blues, and country performers, among other events), and various winter holiday events, including the largest Christmas parade in the state. The above mentioned Crawfish Boil has become so much more. It now hosts a "Battle of the Bands", a Bike show/one day motorcycle rally, a motorcycle parade, a Pool tournament, and much more. The official name of the event is "Bugs, Bands, and Bikes

Health Care: Medical Center of South Arkansas

Colleges and Universities:
South Arkansas Community College, Union County, AR
Southern Arkansas University, Columbia County, AR

El Dorado is a city in Union County, Arkansas, USA. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 20,467. The city is the county seat of Union CountyGR6, and home to the headquarters of Murphy Oil Corporation, Deltic Timber Corporation, and Lion Oil Refinery. The city hosts a community college, South Arkansas Community College ("Southark"), as well as a symphony and an arts center.

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