holidays

 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 …
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 in Russellville. This is not an invitation only event.  Anyone who would like to purchase …
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 with these upcoming theater events in Fayetteville to look forward to. White Christmas Walton Arts …
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. 31. Located within the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Regional Park, the Enchanted Land of Lights and …
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 revue to celebrate the end of another artful year. It’s a family-friendly showcase of local …
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 a $5 donation and show off your moves on the ice skating rink at the …
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 December – the 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th. The staff serving the fare will be …