“The Nutcracker” by the Western Arkansas Ballet

 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

Holiday Happenings in Hot Springs

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

Lights of the Ozarks Parade Expands to Block Avenue and Dickson Street

The annual Lights of the Ozarks Lighting Night parade, set for 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23 in Fayetteville, is even bigger and better this year with an expanded route to include Block Avenue and Dickson Street as well as

Holiday Jubilee Set for Nov. 22 in Russellville

There’s no need to wait for Black Friday shopping when you can buy unique gifts at events such as the Arkansas River Valley Arts Center’s Holiday Jubilee, set for 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22 at the Russellville Country Club

Holiday Classics at Walton Arts Center

My holiday spirit seems to blow in with the first blustery day of November and a cold spell that sends me searching my closet for winter jackets. It’s easy to get excited about Thanksgiving and Christmas fun after that, especially

Lighting Up for the Holiday Season

Kids of all ages love holiday lights. Two great holiday light festivals start later this month. The 17th annual Enchanted Land of Lights and Legends in Pine Bluff “lights up” the holiday season this year from Nov. 19 through Dec.

Have a “Spirited” Evening at the 8th Ever Nog-Off in Little Rock

Food Network’s popular magazine has discovered the Historic Arkansas Museum’s annual Nog-off.  The “spirited” competition event garnered a whole page article in the publication’s December issue. You can find out for yourself what the chatter is all about Friday, Dec.

Once Upon a Cold December Night…

Celebrate the holidays with the Ozark Arts Council at its annual Christmas show, “Once Upon a Cold December Night,” at 7 p.m., Dec. 14 and 15 at the historic Lyric Theater in Harrison. The OAC is putting on this musical

Holiday Happenings in the River Valley

You can enjoy the magic of the holidays in the Arkansas River Valley with events such as Winter Wonderland in Russellville on Dec. 19-24 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Pleasant View Park. View a drive-through light display for

Dickens Dinner at Kelts Pub

Kelts Pub in Altus gets into the spirit of Christmas by offering Dickens Dinner 2012– a seven-course dinner and costume extravaganza that includes unusual readings, English Christmas dinner traditions and live music. The dinner is offered on four Sundays in