Arkansas Winter Occasion Calendar 2022

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Essentially the most magical time of yr is nearly upon us. With the season’s crisp winter climate and the enjoyment within the air, it’s a nice time to get out and revel in all that Arkansas has to supply.

And does the state have some occasions to supply! Take a look at our winter occasions checklist to remain up-to-date concerning the coolest occasions happening across the state.

From enjoyable purchasing occasions to great charity occasions, there is no such thing as a finish to the artistic and entertaining actions that await you this vacation season.

We add to our checklist day by day, so test again typically.

*Occasions and dates topic to alter. Please test every occasion’s info hyperlink. E mail your winter occasion to kmcanulty@aymag.com.

 

November 9 – January 1, 2023

WHAT: Listening Forest by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
WHERE: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Artwork, 600 Museum Method, Bentonville
TIME: Occasions differ
DETAILS: Crystal Bridges’ North Forest involves life as soon as once more with a brand-new outside, nighttime expertise. It’s time to pay attention in.

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November 9 – January 7, 2023

WHAT: GloWILD!
WHERE: Little Rock Zoo, 1 Zoo Drive, Little Rock
TIME: Occasions differ
DETAILS: As one of many nation’s largest interactive mild festivals that includes dozens of handcrafted silk-covered lanterns – this vacation occasion won’t disappoint! As Little Rock’s premier mild pageant, this uniquely- themed lantern mild occasion will provide company an immersive encounter like no different. And this yr’s occasion guarantees to be greater and brighter with a brand new prehistoric dinosaur part, a brand new vacation mild show and different new lanterns that can captivate your thoughts and seize your coronary heart. GloWILD is illuminating enjoyable for the entire household and a present that you just don’t wish to miss!

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November 9 – December 4

WHAT: Guess and Firm Christmas on the Warehouse
WHERE: 2411 Essential Road, Des Arc
TIME: Occasions differ
DETAILS: Annually Guess and Firm opens their warehouse as much as the general public so you may store superb merchandise at discounted costs. See all of their implausible merchandise in a Christmas wonderland and get your Christmas decor that you’ll cherish and create recollections with for years to return.

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November 12

WHAT: Christmas Open Home Sale
WHERE: Kiehl Avenue Flea Market, 902 East Kiehl Avenue, Sherwood
TIME: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
DETAILS: Our 2022 Christmas Open Home Sale is about for November twelfth from 10-5. We can have a ten% off retailer large low cost, mild refreshments, and many vacation decor and presents! Come store and get first decide of our distributors freshly stocked vacation objects. Low cost and refreshments shall be Saturday November twelfth solely.

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November 12

WHAT: Christmas Open Home
WHERE: Painted Tree West Little Rock
TIME: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
DETAILS: Painted Tree is kicking off to the vacation season on Saturday, November twelfth from 10:00 AM -8: PM! With over 100 outlets that includes Christmas presents, decor, style and extra, that is the proper occasion to get anybody into the vacation spirit! And what Painted Tree occasion is full with out meals and drinks? This occasion may also function stay music, treats, and refreshments! Come be part of within the Painted Tree vacation festivities all day on Saturday, November twelfth!

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November 13

WHAT: Tipton & Hurst Florist Vacation Open Home
WHERE: The Heights, 1801 North Grant Road, Little Rock

TIME: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
DETAILS: It’s time once more for our Vacation Open Home! We can have all new Christmas decor, preparations, sweets and extra…T&H Money is again!! For each $50 you spend we’re going to present you $10 in credit score! Additionally, Chris Norwood shall be doing a stay wreath demonstration that you just received’t wish to miss! So mark your calendars and prepare for the winter wonderland that’s Tipton & Hurst’s Vacation Open home!!

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November 13

WHAT: Tipton & Hurst Florist Vacation Open Home
WHERE: 810 4th Avenue, Conway
TIME: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
DETAILS: It’s time once more for our Vacation Open Home! Come store our all new vacation decor whereas having fun with refreshments and racking up T&H Money! For each $50 that you just spend you get $10 in T&H Money! We may also be giving out free roses to everybody who attends and holding a drawing for our vacation door prize!
So mark your calendars and prepare for the winter wonderland that’s Tipton & Hurst’s Vacation Open home!!

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November 13

WHAT: Vacation within the Heights
WHERE: The Heights, Little Rock
TIME: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
DETAILS: Festive household occasion stuffed with purchasing, music, meals and extra! Parade will start at 1pm with the principle man Santa and Mrs. Claus on the helm! Kick off the vacation season on In The Heights! Take a look at the dialogue for extra particulars on occasions and enjoyable!

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November 13

WHAT: Downtown Conway Christmas Open Home
WHERE: Historic Downtown Conway
TIME: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
DETAILS: For over 50 years, Downtown Retailers have opened their doorways on a Sunday afternoon in early November as the beginning of the vacation purchasing season.
Guests flock to downtown Conway to reap the benefits of the particular hours and to be among the many first to see the seasons’ vacation collections. We’ll arrange our Welcome Station at Oak & Chestnut!

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November 15

WHAT: Metropolis of North Little Rock, Mayor’s Annual Tree Lighting
WHERE: Argenta Plaza, North Little Rock
TIME: 6:00 PM
DETAILS: Mayor Terry Hartwick is internet hosting the Annual Tree Lighting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. Tom Brannon with As we speak’s THV shall be LIVE at 6 pm for the tree lighting. Attendees are requested to carry a non-perishable meals merchandise. Good objects shall be collected and delivered to the NLR neighborhood.

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November 16 – November 19

WHAT: Vacation Home
WHERE: Statehouse Conference Middle, Little Rock
TIME: Occasions differ
DETAILS: Vacation Home is the spotlight of the vacation purchasing season in Central Arkansas. Roughly 14,000 buyers go to Vacation Home yearly to kick off the purchasing season with over 165 retailers from across the nation. For the final 30 years, buyers from all around the state have helped the Junior League of Little Rock elevate over $5 million to fund neighborhood initiatives together with Stuff the Bus, Kota Camp, Little Readers Rock, and the Nonprofit Board Institute. The occasion generates greater than 50 % of all funding for the League’s neighborhood initiatives.

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November 17

WHAT: Vacation Cookie Plate Workshop
WHERE: Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, 201 East Broadway Road, North Little Rock
TIME: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
DETAILS: Create your individual ceramic cookie plate for the vacations utilizing quite a lot of hand-building and floor ornament methods together with slumping, coiling, sprigging, stamping, and beneath glazing. Santa’s certain to be impressed along with your cookie providing this yr! All expertise ranges are welcome. Members beneath the age of 14 should be accompanied by an grownup.
Non-Members: $50
Members: $40

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November 17 – November 19

WHAT: Tipton & Hurst Florist Vacation Open Home
WHERE: 910 West twenty ninth Avenue, Pine Bluff
TIMES:
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Thursday and Friday
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Saturday
DETAILS: It’s time once more for our Vacation Open Home! Come pattern a few of our favourite retailer meals and store our all new vacation decor!
Mark your calendars and prepare for the winter wonderland that’s Tipton & Hurst’s Vacation Open home!!

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November 17

WHAT: Style of the Holidays
WHERE: Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid America Boulevard, Sizzling Springs
TIME: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
DETAILS: Expertise a scrumptious wine and meals pairing introduced by Oaklawn Racing On line casino Resort’s The OAK Room Restaurant.

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November 17

WHAT: A Magical Cirque Christmas
WHERE: Robinson Middle, 426 West Markham Road, Little Rock
TIME: 7:30 PM
DETAILS: The world’s best entertainers unite for a spellbinding and unbelievable vacation manufacturing – A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS! Expertise the enchantment of Christmas as Magical Hostess Lucy Darling takes you thru a night of dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists, accompanied by your favourite vacation music carried out stay. Get into the spirit of the season with this merry deal with that’s excellent for the complete household. “Lucy Darling is a real unique – hilarious and pleasant. An EXCEPTIONAL new expertise in magic.” – David Copperfield.

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November 18

WHAT: Vacation Women Night time Out
WHERE: Euphoria Salon & Day Spa, 723 Parkway Road, Conway
TIME: 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
DETAILS: Yay for a woman’s night time!! Friday, November 18, Euphoria shall be internet hosting a vacation woman’s night time out full with pampering and purchasing! We can have a blowout bar, spray tan specials, vacation present units on sale, present playing cards on sale, snacks, drinks and giveaways!!

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November 19

WHAT: The Nightmare Earlier than Christmas (film 1993)
WHERE: Arkansas Public Theatre, 116 South 2nd Road, Rogers
TIME: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
DETAILS: The movie follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloween City’s beloved “Pumpkin king”, who has change into tired of the identical annual routine of horrifying individuals within the “actual world.” When Jack by accident stumbles on Christmas City, all vivid colours and heat spirits, he will get a brand new lease on life — he plots to carry Christmas beneath his management by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking on the position. However Jack quickly discovers even the best-laid plans of mice and skeleton males can go significantly awry.

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November 19

WHAT: Metropolis of Bentonville’s Lighting of the Sq.
WHERE: Bentonville Sq.
TIME: 4:00 PM
DETAILS: Occasion begins at 4:00pm. Lights come on promptly at 6:00pm

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November 19

WHAT: Northern Lights Vacation Pageant 2022 (North Little Rock)
WHERE: Argenta Plaza, 510 Essential Road, North Little Rock
TIME: 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM
DETAILS: North Little Rock’s annual vacation celebration, Northern Lights, returns to Argenta Plaza at 510 Essential Road in North Little Rock on Saturday, November 19, 2022.
The occasion options images with Santa, storytime on the streetcar, youngsters’ actions, stay music, fireworks present, craft distributors and meals vans.

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November 19 – December 31

WHAT: Vacation Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens
WHERE: 550 Arkridge Street, Sizzling Springs
TIME: 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM nightly (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas)

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November 19 – January 2, 2023

WHAT: MAD on Ice
WHERE: 101 East Locust Road, El Dorado
TIME: Occasions differ
DETAILS: Murphy Arts District has introduced that MAD on Ice will return for a fourth yr starting November nineteenth, 2022, and run by means of January 2nd, 2023. Guests will as soon as once more have the ability to skate on actual ice atop the outside amphitheater stage this vacation season. MAD on Ice is introduced by Murphy USA with extra funding from the El Dorado A&P Fee.

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November 20

WHAT: Cabot Chamber of Commerce Christmas Open Home
WHERE: Cabot
TIME: 12:30 PM – 5:00 PM
DETAILS: Store native and discover a new store that can shortly change into your favourite – whereas so lots of our LOCAL outlets are on showcase for this occasion!

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November 21

WHAT: Shiny the Night time
WHERE: Capitol Avenue and Essential Road, Downtown Little Rock
TIME: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
DETAILS: Be a part of the vacation festivities on Capitol Plaza, on the nook of Capitol Ave. and Essential St., the place we’ll mild up downtown with our Shiny the Night time pageant! Shiny the Night time is a enjoyable, household pleasant occasion for all ages! Come meet Santa, sing some carols, and benefit from the snow! The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Arkansas shall be there, too, to assist unfold the cheer. The occasion begins at 5:30pm and is free and open to the general public. The vacation lights shall be on show by means of the New 12 months.

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November 23

WHAT: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
WHERE: ArcBest Performing Arts Middle,55 S seventh St, Fort Smith
TIME: 8:00 PM
DETAILS: Chip Davis, founder and creator of Mannheim Steamroller, will rejoice over 35 Years of his annual Christmas live performance tour, making it the longest operating live performance tour within the leisure trade!

This yr’s present will function traditional Christmas hits from the Mannheim Steamroller vacation albums together with multimedia results in an intimate setting. Davis will direct and co-produce Tour performances with MagicSpace Leisure.

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November 25 – November 27

WHAT: Handmade Vacation Store
WHERE: The Warehouse, 301 Broadway, Sizzling Springs Nationwide Park
TIME: Friday and Saturday, 10 AM – 6 PM, Sunday, 12 PM – 5 PM
DETAILS: The annual purchasing occasion that includes all native artists will return to the Warehouse as soon as once more. Take pleasure in searching for one in all a form presents in addition to mingling with every artist personally.

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November 25 – November 27

WHAT: Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s The Nutcracker
WHERE: Baum Walker Corridor, Walton Arts Middle, Fayetteville
TIME: 2:00 PM
DETAILS: Introduce your loved ones to the magic of one of the standard Christmas tales of all time! Because the clock strikes midnight, the journey of a lifetime begins. This storybook journey takes us into the guts of a timeless fairytale, the place we watch Clara battle the evil Mouse King, dance with sugar plum fairies and fall in love with the dashing Nutcracker prince. The breathtaking manufacturing options Canada’s premiere ballet firm, a forged of native youngsters and Tchaikovsky’s memorable rating.

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November 25, 26,  December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 30

WHAT: A Fertile Vacation
WHERE: The Joint Comedy Theater, 301 Essential Road #102, North Little Rock
TIME: Occasions differ
DETAILS: “A Fertle Vacation” This unique two-act comedy chronicles the Fertle Household’s trouble-ridden reunion within the tiny city of Dumpster, Arkansas, as they try and entertain their wealthy relations from San Diego. The Essential Factor comedy trio brings the quirky household to life by portraying all of the relations and townspeople wanted to create the phantasm of a bustling Christmas get-together.

**Tickets will promote quick for this annual fan favourite! Ensure to order your seats upfront by calling (501)372-0205 now!**

The Essential Factor’s work has been featured on Saturday Night time Reside, Off-Broadway, on Dick Clark’s United Radio Community, and in 1000’s of stay stage performances throughout the nation.

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November 26

WHAT: Winter Market
WHERE: 103 South Essential Road, Bentonville
TIME: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
DETAILS: Be a part of us for our 4th Annual Winter Market on the Sq.! Vendor purposes can be found on-line at www.liveloveeventsnwa.com

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November 26

WHAT: The Merry Market at St. Joseph’s
WHERE: St. Joseph Farm Stand, 6800 Camp Robinson Street, North Little Rock
TIME: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
DETAILS: Come store native this Saturday on the Merry Market! A fun-filled outside occasion with actions, hayrides, stay music native artists and distributors, meals vans, cattle to see and feed, and superb native merchandise on the St Joseph Farm Stand!

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November 26

WHAT: Chick-fil-A Illuminate: A Conway Christmas Custom
WHERE: 900 Oak Road, Conway
TIME: 3:00 PM – 7:30 PM
DETAILS: Conway’s Christmas Custom is again once more! The lighting of the Conway Christmas Tree is about for Saturday, Nov. 26 in Rogers Plaza in downtown Conway!

We’ll have a night stuffed with actions, together with footage with Santa, Ferris wheel and mini-Ferris wheel rides, the Conway practice, musical performances and the lighting of the tree! Occasions and occasion particulars are beneath:

Footage with Santa | 3-5 p.m.

Household Pleasant Actions & Reside Music | 3-6 p.m.

Conway Christmas Tree Lighting | 6 p.m.

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November 26

WHAT: Sizzling Cocoa Crawl
WHERE: Downtown Springdale, West Emma Avenue
TIME: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
DETAILS: Ticket buy permits so that you can pattern sizzling drinks at collaborating institutions, and every ticket comes with a signature 2022 Christmas on the Creek mug! Make sure you get your mug upfront — these mugs are going to promote out!

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November 26

WHAT: It’s A Great Life (film 1946)
WHERE: Arkansas Public Theatre, 116 South 2nd Road, Rogers
TIME: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
DETAILS: George Bailey has so many issues he is considering ending all of it – and it’s Christmas! Because the angels talk about George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to leap from a bridge, he finally ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence – who then reveals George what his city would have appeared like if it hadn’t been for all his good deeds over time.

It’s a Great Life is a 1946 American Christmas household fantasy drama movie produced and directed by Frank Capra, primarily based on the quick story and booklet The Biggest Present, which Philip Van Doren Stern self-published in 1943 and is in flip loosely primarily based on the 1843 Charles Dickens novella A Christmas Carol. The movie stars James Stewart as George Bailey, a person who has given up his private desires, with the intention to assist others in his neighborhood, and whose suicide try on Christmas Eve brings concerning the intervention of his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody (Henry Travers). Clarence reveals George how he, George, has touched the lives of others and the way completely different life could be for his spouse Mary and his neighborhood of Bedford Falls if he had not been born.

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November 29

WHAT: UAFS: Season’s Greetings Live performance, Season of Leisure
WHERE: ArcBest Performing Arts Middle, 55 S seventh St, Fort Smith
TIME: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
DETAILS: In a longstanding custom, the UAFS Division of Music and Theatre will current a seasonal live performance that includes some the season’s favourite and most well-known music. Each main musical ensemble within the division is featured, ending with a collaboration of all of the ensembles and the viewers within the conventional sing-a-long! Going down the the ArcBest Performing Arts Middle, this shall be a ticketed efficiency.

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November 30 – December 31

WHAT: Guys and Dolls
WHERE: Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Essential St, Little Rock
TIME: instances differ
DETAILS: With its brassy, immortal rating, this oddball romantic comedy is taken into account by many to be the proper musical. Will Nathan Detroit discover a location for the key craps recreation? Will Adelaide lastly get a marriage after her fourteen-year engagement? Will what occurred in Havana, keep in Havana? This enjoyable, new manufacturing, crammed with thrilling choreography, is the proper outing for household and pals throughout the vacation season.

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December 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11

WHAT: A Christmas Story
WHERE: The Pocket Group Theatre, 170 Ravine Road, Sizzling Springs
TIME: Occasions differ
DETAILS: Humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of rising up within the Midwest within the Nineteen Forties follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a real Pink Ryder BB gun beneath the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case earlier than his mom, his trainer and even Santa Claus himself at Higbee’s Division Retailer. The constant response: “You’ll shoot your eye out!” All the weather from the beloved movement image are right here, together with the household’s temperamental exploding furnace; Scut Farkas, the varsity bully; the boys’ experiment with a moist tongue on a chilly lamppost; the Little Orphan Annie decoder pin; Ralphie’s father profitable a lamp formed like a girl’s leg in a internet stocking; Ralphie’s fantasy eventualities and extra.

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December 1 – December 23

WHAT: Winter Nights
WHERE: Bradberry Amphitheater & Rose Backyard and Pleasure Pratt Markham Gallery at Walton Arts Middle, 495 W. Dickson Road, Fayetteville
TIME: 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Thursday, Friday and Saturday solely)
DETAILS: Collect with your mates, household, neighbors and coworkers and benefit from the twinkling lights, stunning silvery decorations, a comfortable cup of cheer and take your seasonal selfies or use our photobooth on your excellent holiday-card shot. Winter Nights is the family-friendly vacation occasion of the season and a brand new custom that you’ll sit up for every year.

*A restricted variety of firepits and domes with firepits for teams of eight will be reserved for a 1 hour and 45-minute time slot.

**Stroll-up outside seating on benches and within the amphitheater with heaters, in addition to indoor tables and couches are free and open to the general public on a first-come first-served foundation.

Heat up in Pleasure Pratt Markham Gallery, the place there shall be video games and actions for youngsters and adults, and company may also have an opportunity to unfold vacation cheer by writing a season greeting to a veteran or retirement residence resident. Pleasant treats and heartwarming drinks for each youngsters and adults shall be accessible to buy. To-go drinks may also be served as a part of the Out of doors Refreshment Space.

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December 1 – December 24

WHAT: A Christmas Carol
WHERE: TheatreSquared, 477 West Spring Road, Fayetteville
TIME: Occasions differ
DETAILS: The creative, magic-filled T2 unique—a brand new Northwest Arkansas household custom. Three spirits come to go to the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and take him on a implausible journey by means of previous, current, and future. However will or not it’s sufficient to save lots of him? For all ages.

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December 1

WHAT: Russellville Christmas Parade
WHERE: South Arkansas Avenue, Russellville
TIME: 5:30 PM
DETAILS: The 2022 Russellville Christmas Parade shall be held on Thursday, December 1 at 6:30pm. All entry charges shall be waived, nonetheless resulting from restricted house within the line-up space, industrial entries shall be restricted to at least one car. Entries can register on-line on the following hyperlink: https://safe.rec1.com/…/russellville…/catalog. The deadline to enter is Monday, November 28 at midday. As a consequence of time constraints, entries won’t be accepted previous this time. For extra info or when you want help with the net registration, please name the Recreation & Parks Division at 479-968-1272.

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December 2 

WHAT: Holly Days
WHERE: Nice Valley Nation Membership, 1 Nice Valley Dr, Little Rock
TIME: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
DETAILS: Vacation purchasing occasion.Free admission and open to the general public.

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December 2 

WHAT: First Friday December: Toys for Tots
WHERE: Degree 30, 400 West Capitol, thirtieth ground
TIME: 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM
DETAILS: We’re asking all patrons to donate toys valued at $20+. New Unwrapped Toys Solely *No Cowl with Correct Toy Donations. The love begins at 9 pm and DJ Nick Hud + DJ Most1Ted will maintain the vibes rolling with all of your Neo-Soul, R&B and Hip-Hop favs! Premium Money Bar | 4 Areas of Leisure. As all the time, the costume for this event is fly and flashy so be sure to are digicam prepared! Common Admission: $25 accessible at www.firstfridaylr.eventbrite.com. Reserve tables are additionally accessible on-line. Mature Audiences Ages 25+ ONLY.

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December 2 – December 3

WHAT: Million Greenback Quartet Christmas
WHERE: Walton Arts Middle, Fayetteville
TIME: 8:00 PM
DETAILS: Johnny Money, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley come collectively once more to rejoice probably the most great time of the yr. Solar Data, now donned with a Christmas tree, garland and mistletoe, rings with the sounds of the season, and the chart toppers that made these 4 well-known. Observe alongside the gang’s common antics as we journey by means of a narrative of Christmas previous, current and future. It’s a jam-packed night of vacation hits and traditional characters you received’t wish to miss!

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December 2 – December 4

WHAT: Arkansas Craft Guild forty fourth Annual Christmas Showcase
WHERE: Arkansas State Fairgrounds Corridor of Trade, Little Rock
TIME: Varied
DETAILS: Christmas Showcase is Dec. 2-4 on the State Fairgrounds Corridor of Trade. Store high quality arts and crafts handmade in Arkansas by members of the Arkansas Craft Guild and company. Hours are Friday Dec. 2, 10 am to eight pm; Saturday Dec. 3, 9 am to six pm; Sunday Dec. 4, 10 am to 4 pm.

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December 3

WHAT: The Pleasure of Christmas
WHERE: ArcBest Performing Arts Middle, 55 S seventh St, Fort Smith
TIME: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
DETAILS: Our hottest live performance of the season returns, bringing life to your vacation favorites akin to Sleigh Experience, We Three Kings, The Nutcracker, Superb Grace, and extra!

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December 3

WHAT: Polar Categorical Pajama Occasion
WHERE: Rialto Theater, Searcy
TIME: 10:00 AM
DETAILS: Be a part of Essential Road Searcy for a Polar Categorical Pajama Occasion on the Historic Rialto Theater! Heat up with FREE sizzling chocolate and revel in “The Polar Categorical” in your favourite Christmas pajamas. After the film, Santa will learn ‘Twas the Night time Earlier than Christmas from the Courthouse balcony! Ensure to carry your Christmas lists for Santa after Story Time. Then get pleasure from all of the festivities at Jolly Jubilee in Downtown Searcy. Tickets are $8 and all proceeds profit Essential Road Searcy.

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December 4

WHAT: North Little Rock Sertoma Christmas Parade
WHERE: Argenta Plaza, North Little Rock
TIME: 2:00 PM
DETAILS: Free and open to the general public, the parade will start at Pershing Boulevard, head south on Essential Road and finish at Washington Avenue. The parade options floats, marching teams, embellished vehicles and vans, faculty teams, pageant winners, equestrian riders and Santa. Attendees are inspired to carry their very own garden chairs for viewing alongside Essential Road. The parade may also go by Argenta Plaza (510 Essential Road), the place North Little Rock has arrange its 38-foot Christmas tree.

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December 4

WHAT: Caring Santa is Coming to City
WHERE: McCain Mall, 3929 McCain Boulevard, North Little Rock
TIME: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
DETAILS: Solely for youngsters with particular wants.  Reservations are required for this non-public photograph expertise.  Schedule your photograph at this time.

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December 4

WHAT: The Swingles, Collectively for the Holidays
WHERE: Baum Walker Corridor, Walton Arts Middle, Fayetteville
TIME: 4:00 PM
DETAILS: For greater than half a century, The Swingles have pushed the boundaries of vocal music. The seven singers who make up at this time’s London-based group are pushed by the identical modern spirit that has outlined the five-time Grammy-winning group since they first made waves within the 1960’s. At a time when a cappella music is extra standard than ever, The Swingles are acknowledged as masters of their craft. Their 2022 Vacation Tour guarantees to be a festive and joyful occasion – it’s the proper alternative on your complete household to get pleasure from vacation classics carried out by one of many world’s most admired vocal teams!

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December 8

WHAT: twenty seventh Annual Greenbrier Christmas Parade
WHERE: Greenbrier Metropolis Occasion Middle
TIME: 6:00 PM
DETAILS: Take pleasure in “THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS” throughout the twenty seventh annual Greenbrier Christmas Parade. The route shall be greater than ever with a brand new prolonged route and line up location for members. Final yr we had been honored with over 90 entries. Who will take residence the celebrated “Christmas Parade” trophy?!

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December 9 – December 11

WHAT: A Ferncliff Christmas
WHERE: Ferncliff Camp & Convention Middle
TIME: 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
DETAILS: Expertise the Nativity story in a complete new means! Interactive Nativity Expertise, Different Present Market, Festive Meals and Drink, & extra!
Stroll the Nativity Path – a forty five minute (3/4 mile) strolling path the place you’ll transfer by means of the biblical story of Jesus’ start by means of sight, sound, music, and reflection. Hear the Angels announce the upcoming start, get stopped by a Census Taker, feed Mary’s drained donkey, and extra!
Heat up inside with some festive foods and drinks! Take a look at our Different Present Market – do some vacation purchasing and provides a present that retains on giving! Find out about Ferncliff’s numerous ministries and the ways in which your Christmas presents could make an enormous distinction.
Reserve your time slot with a ticket! Admission is FREE. Parking is $5 per car (pre-paid on-line or money on-site).

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December 9

WHAT: Alton Brown Reside: Past the Eats, The Vacation Variant
WHERE: ArcBest Performing Arts Middle, 55 S seventh St, Fort Smith
TIME: 7:30 PM
DETAILS: Tv character, writer, Meals Community and Netflix star Alton Brown shall be heading out on his Alton Brown Reside: Past The Eats – The Vacation Variant tour this vacation season.  He’s the host of High 10 new Netflix Iron Chef reboot “Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend.”  Brown says followers can anticipate “extra cooking, extra comedy, extra music, and extra doubtlessly harmful science stuff with a sprinkle of seasonal spices. Plus, you’ll see issues I’ve by no means been allowed to do on TV.” Critics and followers have raved concerning the interactive elements of Brown’s reveals. He warns, “Put together for a night in contrast to some other and if I name for volunteers…suppose twice.”

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December 9

WHAT: Trans-Siberian Orchestra – The Ghosts of Christmas Eve
WHERE: Simmons Financial institution Area, North Little Rock
TIME: 7:30 PM

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December 11th of September, 15-18

WHAT: A Tuna Christmas
WHERE: Arkansas Public Theatre, 116 South 2nd Road, Rogers
TIME: 8:00 PM PM
DETAILS: On this hilarious sequel to Better Tuna, it’s Christmas within the third-smallest city in Texas. Radio station OKKK information personalities Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie report on numerous Yuletide actions, together with the new competitors within the annual lawn-display contest. In different information, voracious Joe Bob Lipsey’s manufacturing of A Christmas Carol is jeopardized by unpaid electrical payments. Many colourful Tuna denizens, some you’ll acknowledge from Better Tuna and a few showing right here for the primary time, be part of within the vacation enjoyable. A Tuna Christmas is a complete delight for all seasons, whether or not carried out by two quick-changing comedians because it was on Broadway, or by twenty or extra. Manufacturing necessities are minimal, making the play appropriate for varsity and neighborhood producers in addition to giant venues. Audiences who’ve and haven’t seen Better Tuna will get pleasure from this laugh-filled night.

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December 9 – December 11

WHAT: Ballet Arkansas Presents “The Nutcracker Spectacular”
WHERE: Robinson Middle, 426 West Markham Road, Little Rock
TIMES:
Friday, December 9 @ 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 10 @ 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 11 @ 2:30 pm
Run time: 120 minutes
DETAILS: The “Nutcracker Spectacular” is the most important and longest operating vacation manufacturing in Arkansas, that includes stay music by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and a forged and crew of practically 400! Be a part of Ballet Arkansas on the Robinson Middle for an unforgettable celebration of the season – that includes thrilling updates and additions for all to get pleasure from. And don’t neglect to go to the realm’s largest Nutcracker Boutique within the foyer and take a chunk of the manufacturing residence with you.

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December 10

WHAT: Christmas Music at Smyrna Church
WHERE: Smyrna Church, Jay Hen Lane, Searcy
TIME: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
DETAILS: Be a part of us for a twilight Christmas Music celebration! Take heed to some native performers and the historical past of Smyrna church together with refreshments.
Prints of the church shall be accessible for buy from the White County Historic Society (buy is a donation to the 501c3).
Costume in accordance the climate, because the church doesn’t have heating and air. Seating is restricted.

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December 10

WHAT: A Very SoNA Christmas
WHERE: Walton Arts Middle, 495 W. Dickson Road, Fayetteville
TIME: 2:00 PM and seven:30 PM
DETAILS:A mixture of sacred and secular vacation favorites, additionally that includes The SoNA Singers.

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December 10

WHAT: Downtown Mistletoe Insanity
WHERE: Downtown Conway
TIME: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
DETAILS: Mistletoe Insanity will kick-off the ultimate 2 weeks earlier than Christmas. Guests to downtown Conway will discover store-wide vacation markdowns the rule of the day! Whilst you store or dine in Downtown Conway, benefit from the sights and sounds of Christmas: the enormous 100-foot Ferris Wheel at Roger’s Plaza, the bell of the mighty Brothers’ Engine #1 because it makes it means round Rogers Plaza and carolers as they stroll by means of downtown.

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December 10

WHAT: Bentonville Christmas Parade
WHERE: Downtown Bentonville
TIME: 6:00 PM

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December 10

WHAT: A Charlie Brown Christmas
WHERE: Reynolds Efficiency Corridor, 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway
TIME: 7:30 PM
DETAILS: Simply in time for the vacation season, the Peanuts gang heads to Conway! Produced by Gershwin Leisure, A Charlie Brown Christmas Reside On Stage is a recent tackle the timeless traditional that provides the viewers a totally new means of experiencing the storyline as portrayed by actual actors who keep the integrity and spirit of every Peanuts character. A Charlie Brown Christmas Reside On Stage encompasses every of your favourite scenes from the unique animated present. It even expands the storyline into better element with extra enjoyable, extra music, extra discovering the true Christmas spirit. So, be part of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the remainder of the Peanuts gang of their journey to uncover the true which means of Christmas!

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December 10

WHAT: Beebe Christmas Parade
WHERE: W. DeWitt Henry Drive, Beebe
TIME: 6:00 PM
DETAILS: Offered by the Beebe Chamber of Commerce.
Floats, Automobiles, ATV, UTV’s, Horses, Automobiles, Bikes, and way more.
Line up begins at 5:00pm in entrance of the Beebe Excessive Faculty bus parking zone throughout from the world.
Route info:
-Route begins at Beebe Excessive Faculty -Left on Middle Road -Proper on DeWitt Henry Drive -Proper on Pecan -Left into ASU parking zone beside tennis courts

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December 10

WHAT: The Polar Categorical (film 2004)
WHERE: Arkansas Public Theatre, 116 South 2nd Road, Rogers
TIME: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
DETAILS: Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis (“Forrest Gump”; “Solid Away”) reunite for “Polar Categorical,” an inspiring journey primarily based on the beloved youngsters’s e-book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting younger boy takes a unprecedented practice journey to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that reveals him that the surprise of life by no means fades for individuals who imagine.

Deliver the entire household, put on your pajamas and be part of us as we rejoice the season by watching a vacation film in our very personal historic downtown theatre whereas sipping sizzling cocoa and consuming a deal with.

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December 11

WHAT: The Snowman: A Household Live performance
WHERE: Baum Walker Corridor, Walton Arts Middle, Fayetteville
TIME: 2:00 PM
DETAILS: The custom continues! Be a part of us for a particular screening of The Snowman, primarily based on Raymond Briggs’ traditional youngsters’s e-book, with the unique rating carried out stay by SoNA. Following the screening, acclaimed Music Director Paul Haas will lead the viewers in a sing-a-long of different vacation favorites. Be a part of us for a merry and vivid afternoon of family-friendly symphonic music!

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December 12

WHAT: Doktor Kaboom: The Science of Christmas
WHERE: Reynolds Efficiency Corridor, 201 Donaghey Avenue, Conway
TIME: 10:00 AM and 12:30 PM
DETAILS: Science and Magic are the identical factor. Subsequently, Santa Claus should be the best scientist alive! This realization doesn’t sit nicely with the towering ego of science comic, Doktor Kaboom. Be a part of us as Kaboom struggles valiantly to unravel the magical mysteries of the person in pink. On this new vacation present, Doktor Kaboom makes an attempt to study the secrets and techniques behind making reindeer fly, getting down these tight chimneys, and understanding who’s been unhealthy or good. Will he succeed? We doubt it, however we’re certain going to have enjoyable watching him strive! By this extremely interactive comedian efficiency, Doktor Kaboom will encourage college students to precise their awe of scientific demonstrations, to creatively discover the world round them, and to understand that science and arithmetic are meant for everybody.

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December 16 – December 17

WHAT: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra: House for the Holidays
WHERE: Robinson Middle, 426 W. Markham, Little Rock
TIME: 7:30 PM
DETAILS: Have a good time probably the most great time of the yr along with your ASO! The ASO’s hottest live performance options an array of performers bringing your favourite holiday-themed music, from Christmas carols and vacation film music to winter-themed orchestral showcases – you received’t wish to miss this cozy vacation custom for all ages!

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December 17

WHAT: The Nutcracker introduced by Western Arkansas Ballet
WHERE: ArcBest Performing Arts Middle, 55 S seventh St, Fort Smith
TIME: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
DETAILS: This timeless ballet is introduced by a forged of over 100 native youngsters and adults.

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December 17

WHAT: Nationwide Lampoon’s Christmas Trip (film 1989)
WHERE: Arkansas Public Theatre, 116 South 2nd Road, Rogers
TIME: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
DETAILS: As the vacations method, Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) desires to have an ideal household Christmas, so he pesters his spouse, Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo), and kids, as he tries to verify every part is in line, together with the tree and home decorations. Nevertheless, issues go awry shortly. His hick cousin, Eddie (Randy Quaid), and his household present up unplanned and begin dwelling of their camper on the Griswold property. Even worse, Clark’s employers renege on the vacation bonus he wants.

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December 18

WHAT: The Nutcracker introduced by Western Arkansas Ballet
WHERE: ArcBest Performing Arts Middle, 55 S seventh St, Fort Smith
TIME: 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
DETAILS: This timeless ballet is introduced by a forged of over 100 native youngsters and adults.

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December 18

WHAT: Martina McBride: The Pleasure of Christmas Tour 2022
WHERE: Baum Walker Corridor, Walton Arts Middle, Fayetteville
TIME: 7:00 PM
DETAILS: Chart-topping nation music star Martina McBride will herald vacation magic throughout her annual The Pleasure of Christmas Tour. Her timeless method to vacation standards paired with an genuine ardour formusic and storytelling is bound to get everybody into the vacation spiritMcBride, a 14-time Grammy® nominee, has bought greater than 23 million albums and has earned 14 Recording Trade Affiliation of America Gold® certifications. This yr McBride is celebrating 30 years as a recording artist and 12 years of The Pleasure of Christmas Tour.

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December 18 – December 22

WHAT: Storytime with Santa
WHERE: Capital Resort, 111 West Markham Road, Little Rock
TIME: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
DETAILS: Santa Claus is coming to city and we will’t wait to see him! Storytime with Santa is one in all our most magical and standard occasions.

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December 19 – December 21

WHAT: Lunch with Santa & Mrs. Claus
WHERE: Capital Resort, 111 West Markham Road, Little Rock
TIME: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
DETAILS: We’re excited to supply youngsters a singular alternative to have a charming lunch with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus!

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December 21

WHAT: The Prophecy Present: The Music of Trans-Siberian Orchestra
WHERE: Robinson Middle, 426 W. Markham Road, Little Rock
TIME: 7:00 PM
DETAILS: St. Louis powerhouse The Prophecy Present will carry their signature and highly-energized Rock Opera to the Robinson Middle on December 21, 2022 at 7 p.m. Touring as a Tribute to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Prophecy Present’s theatrical performances have been igniting levels nationwide. It is a manufacturing that loves TSO – loves their audiences – and is aware of methods to create an electrifying night of rock!

On condition that their founder and lead guitarist has been tributing this band for 15 years, is it no shock that The Prophecy Present has come to be referred to as the “subsequent smartest thing to TSO.” The Prophecy Present has had its personal present in Branson, Missouri for 2 years and performs in main Christmas celebrations, live performance halls, and a few of the largest performing artwork facilities all through america.

Come expertise the facility, the music and the magic this Christmas season on the Robinson Middle as The Prophecy Present performs all of your favourite music from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and extra!

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March 19

WHAT: Winter Jam 2023
WHERE: Simmons Financial institution Area, North Little Rock
TIME: 6:00 PM
DETAILS: Christian music’s largest tour, Winter Jam, is coming again to the Simmons Financial institution Area on Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 6 p.m.

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