RUSSELLVILLE Mistle toe Market - Shop for a Cause the annual shopping extravaganza benefiting the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Arkansas River Valley, will open its doors at the 600 E. 16th location in Russellville from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday with more than 40 vendors offering gift-giving items.
The two-day event, preceded by a Thursday evening "Preview Party" will feature a bonanza of one-of-a kind artisan pieces as well as many luxury items displayed in a holiday theme.
A $5 donation at the door will allow shoppers to come and go Friday and Saturday. For a sneak preview, however, shoppers are invited to purchase $25 tickets (couples $40) to the "Preview Party" from 6-8 p.m. Thursday.
The evening will feature live music, The John Cotton Band, appetizers and the chance to bid on exclusive silent auction items.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Arkansas River Valley provide youth with a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, life-enhancingprograms, character-development experiences, hope and opportunity.
Both the Russellville and the Dardanelle facilities are open from 3-7 p.m. every day and, together, they serve 300 youth. The sports programs offered through the clubs serve an additional 600 youth, and the summer programming meets the needs of still others in the community.
For more information or to purchase raffle tickets, contact the Boys and Girls Clubs at (479) 968-7819.
River Valley Ozark, Pages 141 on 10/04/2009