Holidays

Everyone knows how unpredictable Arkansas weather can be. If you’re looking for indoor Christmas fun for the family, then look no further than Little Rock’s Bass Pro Shop. The magic returns as Santa’s Wonderland is once again open and waiting for you. There’s a boatload of activities scheduled to run from now through Dec. 24. …
Christmas in Little Rock means the Lighting of the Arkansas State Capitol just as it has for the past 75 years. Prior to the throwing of the switch on Saturday, Dec. 6, the annual Big Jingle Jubilee Christmas Parade will be held. It begins at Second and Broadway, ending at the State Capitol. Bands, marching …
Oh la la! The City of Paris celebrates the holiday season with extra flair this year with the installation of the Eiffel Tower Park on the town square. Don’t miss the lighting ceremony of the new tower at 5 p.m. this Sunday, Nov. 23. Located on the southwest corner of the downtown square, the new …
There’s nothing more unique or thoughtful than a handmade gift. Mountain View’s Arkansas Craft School is offering classes to help people create Christmas presents on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Tomahawk Creek Farm, located at 543 Cochran Road. It’s a full day with themed crafts and classes in birdhouses, baskets, ornaments, corn shuck angels, creative Christmas …
If your kids aren’t already hyped-up about the upcoming Christmas season, then they will be after a trip to the Motleys’ Tree Farm in Little Rock, open Nov. 22-Dec. 21. You can take part in this age-old holiday tradition by selecting and chopping down your own tree from the Virginia pine, Carolina sapphire, Leyland cypress, …
Halloween is past and Thanksgiving is on its way, which means it’s time to start marking items off of your Christmas list. Here are two excellent opportunities for doing just that this weekend. NWA Boutique Show The Northwest Arkansas Boutique Show kicks off Friday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Northwest Arkansas Convention …
What’s more appropriate for an Independence Day celebration than one featuring the Air National Guard Band of the Southwest?  Also known as the 531st Air Force Band, the group will perform a free concert on the grounds behind the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in Little Rock, July 2.   The 40-member concert band …
What does a mom want for Mother’s Day?  Flowers, reservations at a nice restaurant, and other gifts are appreciated. But the real gift she is looking for is time with the family that gave her the title of Mom in the first place. Here are six ideas for spending time with your mom this Mother’s …
Congratulations to the Capital Hotel  in downtown Little Rock!  They have the Christmas spirit big-time and it definitely shows.  The hotel’s sparkling Christmas tree was chosen by Forbes Travel Guide as one of the “10 most dazzling trees” in the country. The 28-foot-white fir was decorated to the max by Little Rock florist Tipton & …