On Friday and Saturday, Sept 23rd & 24th, the Mt. Ida Area Chamber of Commerce brings you a great hometown festival that will begin at 9am at the Old Courthouse Square in downtown Mt. Ida. This free event will be a delight for young and old alike. Craft and Food Vendors, Bouncy House Area for the kiddos, LIVE Music on both nights from 7-10pm on The Front Porch Stage featuring Montgomery County’s own Mike Mayberry with his band The Slow Hands on Saturday. The Dub Clenney Memorial Car show will be hosted on Saturday with registration beginning at 9am, judging at 1pm and awards at 2:30pm. More details coming up in next week’s paper! Contact the Mt. Ida Area Chamber for more information. If you’d like to be involved in the community and promote Montgomery County and all that our beautiful area has to offer, please call 870-867-2723, or stop by the Chamber office.