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"Arkansas Family Reunion does the Beale St. Blues"

2015 AFR Planning Committee

Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 5:00 PM - Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

"Arkansas Family Reunion does the Beale St. Blues"

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Early Bird - Adult
Ages 17 & Up
Ended $80.00 $0.00
Early Bird - Youth
Ended $25.00 $0.00
FREE: Ages 9 & Under
Ended Free $0.00
Ages 17 & Up
Ended $85.00 $0.00
Ages 10 -16
Ended $30.00 $0.00
Adult T-shirt
Adult: Small - 4X
Ended $10.00 $0.00
Child T-Shirt
Small: XS - XL
Ended $10.00 $0.00
Family Reunion Planning Fund - help offset Reunion expenses
Casino Night
Price includes $10 in free slot play.
Ended $25.00 $0.00
Stax Museum Tour - Adult
Museum Tour
Ended $10.50 $0.00
Stax Museum Tour - Child
Museum Tour
Ended $7.50 $0.00
City of Memphis Tour - Adult
Visit various tourist attractions around the city.
Ended $22.00 $0.00
City of Memphis Tour - Child
Visit various tourist attractions around the city.
Ended $14.00 $0.00

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Event Details

2013 Arkansas Family Reunion

Memphis, TN
July 1821, 2013


"Arkansas Family Reunion does the Beale Street Blues!"

Please join us in scenic Memphis, TN!


Registration Fees:
*Early Bird Registration General Registration
Before April 30th:  After April 30th:
Adults: $80 (Ages 17& up)  
 Adults: $85 (Ages 17& up) 
Youth: $25 (Ages 10-16) 
 Youth: $30 (Ages 10-16)
*Children ages 9 and under are FREE

Your registration includes:

  • Family Picnic at historic T.O. Fuller State Park
  • "Blue Jean Ball" Dinner Dance
  • Hospitality Suite with Refreshments

The Planning Committee is pleased to provide you
with two options for registration:

Register & pay securely online at:



Mail registration forms with check or money order payable to:

2013 Arkansas Family Reunion: PO Box 1424, Bowie, MD 20717

Register TODAY!

Questions? Email:arkansasreunion@yahoo.com Phone: (901) 644-5496

Reunion Registration Deadline is June 30, 2013


Hotel Information

Located where the beat begins in Downtown Memphis, the Holiday Inn Select Downtown offers you the finest in comfort, convenience, and service. From the moment you enter the rich and stylish lobby, you experience the elegance and hospitality of the South. Nestled in the heart of downtown Memphis, the Holiday Inn Select Downtown is close to everything you could want.

Situated directly across from the historic Peabody Hotel, next door to AutoZone Ballpark, Home of the Memphis Redbirds, two blocks from Beale Street and the FedEx Forum, home of the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies. The Holiday Inn Select Downtown is also within walking distance of dozens of restaurants and attractions, you couldn't ask for a more ideal location!         


Reservations can be made by visiting the following link:


or by calling 1-888-300-5491

The room rate is $120 per night, plus tax.  If making reservations by phone be sure to indicate that you are with the “Arkansas Family Reunion."

Reserve your room TODAY!

 Hotel Reservation Deadline is June 18, 2013!!!!!!


Airport Information 

Memphis International Airport (MEM) -  Located 20 minutes from the Holiday Inn Select Downtown.

Shuttle Services

PRIOR to your arrival at the Memphis International Airport, you can prearrange shuttle services with any of the following:

Last Minute Transportation(901) 428-4854

PC Transportation (901)-489-3890

Premier Transportation (901) 577-7700           

Unique Travel (901) 848-0486

Blues City Tours Airport Shuttle (901) 522-9229

Taxi Service
Taxis depart from terminal B baggage claim area at the ground level. A taxi coordinator is stationed in the Taxi Booth from 5:30 a.m. till the last flight of the day, to assist passengers with questions or concerns.

PLEASE NOTE: Estimate $30+ Taxi fare from the airport to Downtown Memphis.

Rental Cars
Courtesy phones located near the exits in all baggage claim areas may be used to contact car rental agencies. All rental agencies are located off the airport and each provides its own courtesy shuttle. The shuttle stop is outside the baggage claim area underneath the overhead signs. Minimum car rental is normally for one day. Hours for each company are varied; please check with the company for their hours o
f operation.

Questions? Email:arkansasreunion@yahoo.com Phone: (301) 801-0610


White House


  Are you a big Otis Redding fan? Wilson Pickett? How about Rufus and Carla Thomas? Then you won't want to miss this opportunity to see where it all began! Join us for an official tour of Stax Records, whose legacy spans more than half a century. Stax Records is critical in American music history, as it is one of the most popular soul music record labels of all time - second only to Motown in sales and influence.

The tour is scheduled for Saturday, July 20th from 11am - 1pm.

Cost: Adults - $10.50; Children (ages 3-12) - $7.50;

Students/Senior Citizens - $9.50




Casino Night (Friday)

Feeling lucky? Then don't miss our Casino Tour Night! Join us for a trip to Tunica, MS via Blues City Tours. The shuttle will leave from the hotel on Friday, July 19th promptly at 7pm, and will visit all of the casinos in Tunica. *4 hour tour.     

Cost: $25 per person  - *Includes $10 in slot play money!  


City of Memphis Tour (Saturday)

Join us for a tour of some of the most interesting sites in Memphis! Our three hour tour will leave the hotel promply at 10am and will visit the following attractions: St. Jude Children's Hospital, Graceland, Lorraine Motel, Peabody Hotel, and the Memphis Pyriamd just to name a few! *3 hour tour

Cost: Adults- $22; Children $14


 Questions? Email:arkansasreunion@yahoo.com Phone: (901) 644 -5496


This year's family picnic will be held at T.O. Fuller State Park which offers lots of activities including: hiking trails, open space for games, a playground and  swimming! Our kids and "kids at heart" can cool off and refresh in the swimming pool, located just a short distance from the picnic area.

Parents, be sure to pack swimming suits and sunscreen for the little ones as they "splash" their way into another great reunion weekend!  

Friday, July 19th from 11am-6pm


  Questions? Email:arkansasreunion@yahoo.com Phone: (901) 644-5496


Don't forget to order your 2013 Arkansas Family Reunion T-shirt!!!


Cost: $10.00 per shirt







When is the family reunion?

July 18 -21, 2013. Registration deadline is June 30th.


Where is it going to be?

The 2013 Arkansas reunion will be in Memphis, TN.


How much is registration?

"Early Bird" Registration (before April 30th):

$80 (Ages 17 & up); $25 (Ages 10-16)

General Registration (after May 1st)

$85 (Ages 17 & up); $30 (Ages 10-16)

**Registration deadline is June 30th.

What airport is closest to the hotel?

Memphis International Airport (MEM) - 20 minutes from downtown Memphis.

What is the host hotel for the reunion?

Holiday Inn Select Downtown, 160 Union Ave, Memphis, TN

Phone: (901) 525-5491.


Is there a registration deadline?

YES! The deadline to make hotel reservations is June 18th.

Is there a negotiated hotel rate?

Yes, The rate is $120 per night +tax. The room will accomodate up to 4 people.

What are the hotel amenities?

The hotel has an exercise room, an outdoor pool, a full service restaurant and lounge, a business center, and handicapped rooms. The hotel is located just minutes from Beale Street.


What if I want to tour Memphis on my own?

Want to take a look around Memphis? Visit the following website for information on shopping, tours, restaurants etc. www.memphistravel.com

Questions? Email:arkansasreunion@yahoo.com Phone: (901) 644-5496


Reunion Itinerary

Thursday, July 18th

3-7pm - Hotel Check-in/Registration

7:30pm - Welcome ''Meet-n-Greet" Reception - Hospitality Suite

 Friday, July 19th

 9-12pm - Hotel Check-in/Reunion Registration

12-6pm - Family Picnic - T.O. Fuller State Park

7-9pm - Registration - Hospitality Suite

8pm - Family Game Night/Spades & Bid Whist Tournament

8pm-12am - Casino Tour

Saturday, July 20th

9-11am - Hotel Check-in/Reunion Registration

10am-1pm - City of Memphis Tours

11am-1pm - Stax Museum Tour

7pm-11pm - Blue Jean Ball - Holiday Inn Grand Ballroom

Sunday, July 21st

9-10am -Morning Prayer & Praise Service

10am-12pm - Hotel Check-out/Farewells

Questions? Email:arkansasreunion@yahoo.com Phone: (301) 801-0610


Have questions about "Arkansas Family Reunion does the Beale St. Blues"? Contact 2015 AFR Planning Committee

When & Where

Holiday Inn Select Downtown
160 Union Ave
Memphis, TN 38103

Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 5:00 PM - Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 12:00 PM (EDT)

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2015 AFR Planning Committee

  • Shawn Huggins
  • DeAngelia Huggins
  • Tawanna Bradley
  Contact the Organizer
"Arkansas Family Reunion does the Beale St. Blues"
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