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Pop-Up El Paso Scheduled for Saturday

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Uncommon Communities of Pope and Yell Counties will host a Pop-Up El Paso event on Saturday, Oct. 22, as a means of promoting the possibilities for cultural and economic development along the North El Paso Avenue corridor between Arkansas Tech University and Russellville Downtown.

Featured attractions at Pop-Up El Paso from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday will include live music, a farmers' market, a dog park, food trucks, games and more. Admission will be free and open to the public.

Arkansas Tech students attending the Pop-Up El Paso event will have an opportunity to win one of four $50 Arkansas Tech Bookstore gift cards.

In order to be eligible to win, Tech students must take a selfie photo with each of these items/locations:

  • Wesley Foundation
  • A pine cone
  • The chalk mural
  • An animal
  • A street sign
  • A food truck
  • On a crosswalk
  • The music stage
  • The best drinking water in America sign
  • Their favorite pop-up store

All eligible selfies must be submitted to Twitter with #ExperienceElPaso.

Winners of the Arkansas Tech Bookstore gift cards will be selected and notified by 5 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24.

For more information about the selfie contest, call (479) 968-0276 or send e-mail to

Learn more about Pop-Up El Paso.