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The Weekend Ten: Top things to do, places to be

This article was published November 15, 2012 at 4:07 a.m.

— 1 GLIDE Slip and slide your way through the River Market as the ARVEST on Ice outdoor skating rink returns, Saturday through Jan. 6. The rink will be open to the public 4-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, although hours will vary for holidays and school vacations. Entry, plus skate rental, is $9, free for children 4 and under. Call (501) 375-2552 or visit holidaysinlittlerock.com.

2 GUYS

The men of Celtic Thunder roll into town and bring a taste of Ireland to Robinson Center Music Hall, 7:30 p.m. today. In addition to traditional songs, the shows feature Irish sets, instruments and comedic elements. Tickets are $45-$150. Call (800) 662-2386 or visit aetn.org.

3 GIGGLE

Sheryl Underwood, Bruce Bruce and George Willborn top the multicomic bill for the Jokers Wild Comedy Show, 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Robinson Center Music Hall, West Markham Street and Broadway, Little Rock. Doors open at 7:30. Tickets are $51-$61.50. Call (501) 244-8800 or (800) 745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.

4 GUIDANCE

Gary Kimble plays Bill Wilson and Richard Springle plays Dr. Bob Smith, the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, in Pass It On, An Evening With Bill W. and Dr. Bob, based on the off-Broadway play Bill W. and Dr. Bob by Samuel Shem and Janet Surry, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Argenta Community Theater, 405 Main St., North Little Rock. The show is a joint project of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and the Little Rockbased Wolfe Street Foundation. Admission is by $20 donation

to the foundation. Call (501) 372-5662 or visit wolfestreet.org. See story Page 4E.

5 GLEN

The legendary Glen Campbell’s Farewell Tour takes him to Texarkana this weekend, with a show at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Perot Theatre, 221 Main St. Tickets are $85, $75 and $55. Call (903) 792-4992 or visit trahc.org.

6 GAZE

Houses in North Little Rock’s Calico Creek Neighborhood will be dressed to the nines for the annual Junior League of North Little Rock Tour of Homes. It starts with a progressive dinner and preview with entertainment and a silent auction, 6-10 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $35. Tours of the decorated homes will be noon-6 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Tour tickets are $10. Call (501) 372-1436 or visit jlnlr.org.

7 GLITZ/GLAZE

Dazzle Daze, Conway Regional Women’s Council’s annual Christmas shopping extravaganza, gets under way at the Conway Expo Center, 2505 E. Oak St., Conway. It all starts with Girls’ Nite Out, 6-9 p.m. today, with general shopping following 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Children who show up early at 9:30 a.m. Friday can take part in a Pajama

Party with Santa. Admission for the

Girls’ Nite Out

is $25 in

advance,

$30 at the door. General shopping is $5. Call (501) 513-5778 or visit dazzledaze.com.

Shop for gifts with a local flavor at the annual Arkansas Arts Center Museum School Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at The Metroplex, 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. Faculty and students will display their pottery, jewelry, glass, paintings, sculpture and all manner of artistic items for this pre-Christmas sale. Admission is free. Call (501) 975-5911.

8 GOINGS ON

On local stages this weekend:

Door-slamming dishabille is the onstage dress code for Pajama Tops, a farce by Mawby Green and Ed Feilbert, through New Year’s Eve at Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock. (No shows Thanksgiving Day or Dec. 23-25; Wednesday and Nov. 28 are matinees with no evening performances.) Tickets (includes buffet meal and show): $31 Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday evening, $33 Friday-Saturday, $29 Wednesday and Sunday matinees, $20 for children. Show-only: $25, $15 children. Special ticket price for New Year’s Eve. Call (501) 562-3131 or visit murrysdinnerplayhouse.com.

Community Theatre of Little Rock will stage Walton Jones’ musical A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol, a radio acting company’s Christmas Eve 1943 take on Dickens’ Christmas classic, complete with last-minute film-noir finale, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 22-24 (yes, that includes Thanksgiving) and Dec. 1-2, 2 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 2 at the Public Theatre, 616 Center St., Little Rock. Tickets are $16, $14 for students, senior citizens 65 and older and members of the military ($1 off with a pair of gently used running shoes), free for children 6 and under. There’s a pay-whatyou-can dress rehearsal/“pocket preview” at 7:30 p.m. today. Call (501) 410-2283 (ACT3) or visit ctlr-act.org.

9 GLORIA

At the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this weekend:

The UALR Community Chorus will perform Giacomo Puccini’s Messa di Gloria at 7:30 p.m. today in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, Fine Arts Building, UALR, 2801 S. University Ave. Bevan Keating will conduct singers and orchestra. Tickets are $10, free for UALR faculty, staff and students with ID. Call (501) 569-8993 or visit ualr.tix.com.

Works conceived and choreographed by UALR dance majors comprise “Dance Harvest,” 8 p.m. today-Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the University Theatre, Center for Performing Arts, 2801 S. University Ave., Little Rock. Tickets are $7, $5 for students and senior citizens. Call (501) 569-3456.

10 GROVE

The Museum of Discovery hosts the Dancing Eagles for its annual Tribal Trails event, 2 p.m. today-Friday, 11:30 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday. The Dancing Eagles will provide first-person narratives of American Indian culture, customs and history in Arkansas. Museum admission is $10, $8 for ages 1-12. Call (501) 396-7050.

Weekend, Pages 33 on 11/15/2012

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