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In celebration of the 30th annual Pea Ridge Mule Jump, a concert has been scheduled Friday night.

Show begins at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, on the site of the Mule Jump, 12885 East Arkansas Highway 72.

Red Feather Productions will provide stage, lighting and sound. The Moonshine Devils from Bentonville will perform first. Kevin Upshaw with Wade Decker and Jimmy Anderson of Pea Ridge will perform free. Bring chairs. Show begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12.

This is a new location for the mule jump, according to committee chairman Nathan See. He said there will be signs. The location can be accessed off Guthrie Road north of Ark. Hwy. 72 east of Pea Ridge.

There will be vendors set up Friday and Saturday. Vendors will be set up by 5 p.m.

"We wanted to add to it," See said of the Mule Jump. "A lot of people come in on Friday and we wanted to provide something for them."

There will be plenty of parking on site and handicap parking provided. There will also be carts to transport people from their car to the arena. See said this year, everyone will pay as they enter the grounds.

"We have more bleachers this year," See said, adding that there have been more than 8,000 visits to the social media page about the Mule Jump. "It's good to see that kind of movement.

"This is a fun event that's family friendly -- it's very unique and there's not many of these in the nation anymore," See said.

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