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. …
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 …
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, …
The Grand Prairie Center, located on the campus of Phillips Community College/University of Arkansas in Stuttgart, celebrates the holiday season with a trio of special events. On Sunday, Dec. 1, it’s A Christmas Spectacular beginning at 3 p.m. The presentation features performers from Ballet Arkansas and dance students from the Grand Prairie showcasing pieces from …
The 2013 Helena Holiday Festival in historic Helena offers events and activities for the entire family, ranging from ice skating to lighting events to Christmas sing-a-longs. On Sunday, Dec. 1, the acrylic ice-skating rink opens at 5 p.m. at Court Square Park on Cherry Street. At 6 p.m., the official lighting ceremony of Court Square …
 I like tradition, especially in the holiday season. So, like many folks, I am drawn to the numerous events that provide time-honored holiday classic entertainment, such as the upcoming Western Arkansas Ballet 28th annual production of “The Nutcracker” at the Arkansas Best Corporation Performing Arts Center in Fort Smith. Described as lavish, exciting and wonderful, …
Every year, Holiday Lights is a go-to destination for those that enjoy vibrant displays.  The event transforms Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs into a whimsical winter landscape through December 31. This year, visitors will be greeted with a surprise as the gardens have increased the amount of lights featured to 4 million (last year …