holidays

It’s the holiday season, and the travel writers for Arkansas Tourism decided we’d offer some suggestions of Arkansas products that make great gifts! Here are just a few from our areas of The Natural State. Zoie Clift Everyone likes something sweet! Juanita’s Candy Kitchen in Arkadelphia is well known for its thin homemade peanut, pecan …
Enjoy the holiday season in the northeast and southeast sections of Arkansas. Youngsters and the young-at-heart will enjoy the many parades, lighting ceremonies and celebrations throughout eastern Arkansas. On Dec. 1, Batesville is the place to be! The town lights up with over half a million lights at 6 p.m. at the Batesville Municipal Building …
Looking for a few holiday ideas this month? Below are a few suggestions to keep you in the holiday spirit throughout December. 1. See the lights at Garvan If you enjoy lights, a destination to include in your holiday plans is Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs. The exhibit, which is open …
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 …