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By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published November 28, 2013 at 2:46 a.m.

Events are free unless otherwise noted.

Art & Exhibits

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS ARTS CENTER MacArthur Park, East Ninth and Commerce streets. Collectors Show and Sale, Dec. 6-Jan. 5. “Mark Rothko in the 1940s: The Decisive Decade,” “Face to Face: Artists’ Self-Portraits From the Collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr.” and “Portraiture Now: Drawing on the Edge,” through Feb. 9. “Foundation Collection,” “Masterworks” and “Paul Signac,” continuing. Museum School art classes and workshops for children and adults; call or visit website for schedule and costs. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. arkansasartscenter.org or (501) 372-4000.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. Holiday art sale, works by Ron Almond, Matt Coburn, Ned Perme, Ann Presley, Louise Harris, through Dec. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. (501) 690-2193.

BUTLER CENTER FOR ARKANSAS STUDIES 401 President Clinton Ave. “Arkansas Women to Watch 2013,” Dec. 13-Feb. 22. Korean War resources, through Dec. 31. “Reflections in Pastel,” national juried exhibition; “Native Arkansas,” through Feb. 22. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5792.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. “Bill Lewis — Retrospective — 1932-2012,” through Dec. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, or by appointment. (501) 224-1335.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 509 Scott St. “Dream Weavers,” works by Susan Marson, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon Sunday. (501) 375-2342.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. “Oscar de la Renta: American Icon,” through Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $7; retired military, college students and ages 62 and over $5; children 6-17 $3; active military and children under 6 free. (501) 374-4242.

ESSE PURSE MUSEUM 1510 S. Main St. “What’s Inside: A History of Women and Handbags, 1900-1999,” continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $10; military, 5-18 or 60 and older $8; under 5 free. (501) 916-9022.

ESTHER DEWITT NIXON LIBRARY 703 W. Main St., Jacksonville. “Prehistory of the Jacksonville Area,” continuing. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. (501) 457-5038. GALLERY 26 2601 Kavanaugh Blvd., Suite 1. Holiday Art Show, through Jan. 11. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 664-8996.

GREG THOMPSON FINE ART 429 Main St., North Little Rock. “Monkey Business and Other Strange Sights,” Donald Roller Wilson, through Dec. 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. gregthompsonfineart.com or (501) 664-2787.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. “Figurations: Works by Stephen Cefalo and Sandra Sell,” through Dec. 8. “Reflections From the Monday Studio,” through May 5. “We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas,” “The Arkansas-Born Bowie Knife and Modern Bladesmithing,” interactive children’s exhibits, puppet theater and more, all continuing. Hourly tours (except noon) 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Store hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $2.50, ages 65 and over $1.50, children 17 and under $1. (501) 324-9351.

L&L BECK ART GALLERY 5705 Kavanaugh Blvd. November exhibit: “Still Life.” Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

LOCAL COLOUR 5811 Kavanaugh Blvd. “Fall for Art,” by Carrie Waller, through Saturday. Exhibit of 26 local artists, continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 265-0422.

MACARTHUR MUSEUM OF ARKANSAS MILITARY HISTORY 503 E. Ninth St. “First Call: American Posters of World War I,” through Nov. 30, 2014. “Undaunted Courage, Proven Loyalty: Japanese-American Soldiers in World War II,” through February. “By the President in the Name of Congress,” “From Turbulence to Tranquility: The Little Rock Arsenal,” “The Sun Never Sets on the Mighty Jeep,” “War and Remembrance: The 1911 United Confederate Veterans Reunion,” “Through the Camera’s Eye: The Allison Collection of World War II Photographs,” continuing. Alger Cadet Gun exhibit, continuing. Ongoing exhibits depict Arkansas’ military heritage. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (501) 376-4602.

MARKET STREET CINEMA 1521 Merrill Drive. “Dreams and Visions — Restoring Today and Hope for Tomorrow,” through Feb. 28. Hours: 1:30-10 p.m. daily. (501) 766-1132.

MAUMELLE SENIOR WELLNESS CENTER 550 Edgewood Drive, Suite 400, Maumelle. “An Evening in Watercolor Art Show and Sale” with hors d’oeuvres, music, auction, 4-7 p.m. Dec. 5. Admission: $4, age 65 and older $3, ages 13-18 $3, age 12 and younger free. (501) 851-4344.

MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. Holiday Open House celebration with “Say It Ain’t Say’s” Sweet Potato Pie Contest, 2-5 p.m. Sunday.“Shades of Greatness: Art Inspired by Negro Leagues Baseball,” through Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 683-3593.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. “Robots + Us,” through Jan. 26. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10, children 1-12 $8. museumofdiscovery. org or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. “Lights! Camera! Arkansas!” a celebration of Arkansas’ role in Hollywood, through March 1, 2015. “Things You Need to Hear: Memories of Growing Up in Arkansas From 1890 to 1980,” through Jan. 1. Permanent exhibits: “Arkansas’ First Ladies’ Gowns”; 1836 House of Representatives Chamber; “Pillars of Power,” history of the Old State House; “On the Stump: Arkansas Politics, 1819-1919”; “First Families of Arkansas”; “As Long as Life Shall Last: The Legacy of Arkansas Women.” Little Beginnings toddler program, 10:30 a.m. third Wednesday of the month. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 324-9685.

PAINT BOX GALLERY 705 Main St., North Little Rock. “Wood, Glass and Clay,” by Dan Bowe, Ali Stinespring, Maura Miller and Damon Chatterton, through Dec. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. paintboxgallerynlr.com or (501) 374-2848.

RED DOOR GALLERY 3715 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. “Illuminating Nature,” 5-8 p.m. Dec. 5. New work by Pat Matthews; meet and greet the artist. Refreshments. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. (501) 753-5227.

THE SHOWROOM 2313 Cantrell Road. “Scenes of Summer,” artists include Cathy Burge, Jim Cheadle, Wayne Fowler, Jan Gartrell, Steve Griffi th, Gino Hollander, Sandy Hubler, Ron Logan, Vivian Noe, Tom Tull and Catron Williams, continuing. Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 372-7373.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. Gallery III: Undergraduate Senior Studio Art Group Exhibitions: Justin Puska, Tyler Bean, Bertha Ramos, Keesha Bass, through Dec. 11. Gallery II: The Abstraction of Toys, Monday-Dec. 20. Gallery I: “FuN HoUSe,” through Dec. 10. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 569-8977.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. “Recovery: The World Trade Center Recovery Operation,” through Sunday. Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 758-1720.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM 320 University Loop West Circle, Jonesboro. “Shaping Our World,” interactive exhibit on nature and the Earth, through Feb. 16. Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. (870) 972-2074.

ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY Norman Hall Gallery of Art, 203 W. Q St., Russellville. Juried student competitive exhibit, through Friday. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (479) 964-3237.

ART GALLERY AND STUDIO OF FAIRFIELD BAY 120 Village Place, Suite 1, Fairfield Bay. Works by Charlotte Rierson, Robbie Miller, Van Swink and Karen Gehl. Demonstrations 1-3 p.m. daily. Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 680-2740.

THE ARTS & SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. “Danny Campbell: RE Reclaimed Repurposed Redefined,” through Dec. 31. Design Zone, through Dec. 14. “The Irene Rosenzweig Annual Juried Exhibition,” through Dec. 30. “Expressions From the Permanent Collection,” continuing. Education and art programs for adults and children; call for schedule and tuition. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 536-3375.

CLINTON HOUSE MUSEUM 930 Clinton Drive, Fayetteville. “Clinton Meets Kennedy,” continuing. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission $8. (479) 444-0066.

CONWAY ART GALLERY 1100 Bob Courtway Drive, Conway. Holiday classes for children 8-13, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Dec. 28, $10 per class. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. (501) 205-1922.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. Concert: The Poetics of Winter, 4:30-6 p.m. Dec. 7. “The Artists’ Eye: Georgia O’Keeffe and the Alfred Stieglitz Collection,” through Feb. 3; tickets: members and ages 18 and younger free, nonmembers $5. “This Land: Picturing a Changing America in the 1930s and 1940s,” through Jan. 6. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday. crystalbridges.org or (479) 418-5700.

DONALD W. REYNOLDS BAXTER COUNTY LIBRARY 300 Library Hill, Mountain Home. “Discover Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference,” through Dec. 13. Hours: 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (870) 580-0979.

FAIRFIELD BAY LIBRARY 369 Dave Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Works by Sandra Marson, through January. Hours: 1-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday. (501) 884-6476.

FINE ARTS CENTER OF HOT SPRINGS 626 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Works from Hanamaki, Japan, and Hot Springs, through Dec. 14. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday-Saturday. (501) 624-0489.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. “RE:history,” recent work of James Volkert, through Feb. 16. “Winslow Homer and the American Pictorial Press in America,” through Jan. 5. Drop in and Draw, noon-4 p.m. each Thursday; live models and studio space provided, bring materials. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $8, students and senior citizens $6. (479) 784-2787.

NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS ART GALLERY Our Towne Conference and Visitors Center, 110 Lost Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay. Works by 32 artists, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 680-2740.

OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65, Clinton. “Critters,” through Jan. 13; paintings and drawings of animals and birds. Hours: 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. daily. (501) 745-6615.

RIVER VALLEY ARTS CENTER 1001 E. B St., Russellville. Local Artist Showcase, through Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. (479) 968-2452.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. “Art From the Earth: A Pottery Exhibit,” through Feb. 22. “Benton County Crime Stories,” through 2013. Exhibits on area history, hands-on area for children. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. rogersarkansas.com/museum or (479) 621-1154.

CHRISTMAS SNOW VILLAGE AND TRAINS DISPLAY through Dec. 21, Carnegie Public Library Annex, 192 Spring St., Eureka Springs. Hours: 5-7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 5-7 p.m. Dec. 16-19. Admission: $5, children $2. (479) 253-9417.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS Baum Gallery, 201 S. Donaghey Ave., Conway. Juried Senior Exhibition, through Dec. 5. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 450-5793.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. “Linking the Past to the Present,” through Jan. 25. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and during performances. (479) 443-5600.

Dance

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

AMERICAN LEGION POST 1 DANCES 315 E. Capitol Ave. 7 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Band music, 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $7. (501) 372-2608.

ARKANSAS SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY every Monday, Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Beginners class, 7-8 p.m. Intermediate and advanced class, 8-9 p.m. No partner or experience required. Cost: $5 per night. (501) 821-4746.

BESS CHISUM STEPHENS COMMUNITY CENTER 12th and Cleveland streets. Little Rock Country Dancers, 7-9 p.m. fi rst, second and third Sundays; lessons 6-7 p.m.; $5; (501) 821-9353. Ballroom, Latin and Swing Social Dance Association, 7-11 p.m. first, second and fourth Fridays; free dance lessons with admission, 7-8 p.m.; members $10, guests $13; blsdance.org, (501) 221-7568. Little Rock Bop Club, 7-10 p.m. every Wednesday; beginning swing-dance lessons (free with admission), 7-8 p.m.; members $4, guests $7; littlerockbopclub.com or (501) 350-4712. Square Dance, 2-4 p.m. every Thursday, $4. (501) 490-1197.

COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY Park Hill Presbyterian Church, 3520 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock. Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. every first, third and fifth Friday of the month. Admission: society members $4, nonmembers $5. All ages, no experience needed. (501) 603-5305.

LET’S DANCE STUDIO Tanglewood Center, 7509 Cantrell Road. Ballroom dance, 7-10 p.m. second Saturday of the month, $12, first visit $5. Latin and swing dance, lesson 7 p.m., dance 8-11 p.m. third and fifth Fridays, $13. Group classes, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, $10. (501) 663-7724.

PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS 6200 Aerie St. Line dancing 6 p.m.; Warren Crow and the Classics 7 p.m. Saturdays, $6. (501) 837-6766 or (501) 944-7194.

AROUND ARKANSAS

COMMUNITY DANCE first and third Fridays of the month, Quapaw Community Center, 500 Quapaw Ave., Hot Springs. Lessons, 7 p.m. Dancing, 8 p.m. (501) 617-6042.

DIAMOND SQUARES WESTERN SQUARE DANCE CLUB 7:45 p.m. Monday, Lake Hamilton Church, 2891 Airport Road, Hot Springs. New dancer program at 6:30. Admission: $4. (501) 922-0803.

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE MERRY MIXERS 7 p.m. every first and third Saturday of the month, Coronado Center, Hot Springs Village. Mullen Band, Saturday. First Saturday $7.50, third Saturday $10. (501) 915-8111.

SPA CITY BOP AND SWING DANCE CLUB 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Friday of the month,

VFW, 2231 E. Grand Ave., Hot Springs. Social dancing. Free lessons with $20 membership, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Friday admission: $2. spacitydanceclub.com or (501) 760-7375.

Film

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

NOEL COWARD’S PRIVATE LIVES 7 p.m. Dec. 11, Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. Tickets: $15. (501) 224-0992 or fathomevents.com.

RIFFTRAX LIVE: SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS 7 p.m. Dec. 5, Breckenridge Village Stadium 12, 1200 Breckenridge Drive. Tickets: $12.50. (501) 224-0992 or fathomevents.com.

AROUND ARKANSAS

CALL FOR ENTRIES Eureka Springs Winter Film Festival. Digital format films, five-30 minutes long in categories of drama, comedy, documentary, art film, and animation. Deadline for submissions Dec. 31; entry fee $25. Festival is Jan. 23-25. eurekaspringswinterfilmfest.com or (479) 363-8185.

NOEL COWARD’S PRIVATE LIVES 7 p.m. Dec. 11, Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton. Tickets: $14, ages 65 and older $13, children $12. (501) 776-2282. fathomevents.com.

OZARK FOOTHILLS FILMFEST

accepting submissions until Dec. 31. Entry fee: $10-$15. Festival scheduled for April 2-6. ozarkfoothillsfilmfest.org or (870) 251-1189.

RIFFTRAX LIVE: SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS 7 p.m. Dec. 5, Tinseltown Benton, 17314 Interstate 30, Benton; Cinemark Towne Centre, 201 Skyline Drive, Conway. Tickets: $11.50, ages 65 and older $10.50, children $9.50. (501) 776-2282 (Benton), (501) 450-7558 (Conway). fathomevents.com

Letters

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

LEGACIES AND LUNCH noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Central Arkansas Library System’s Main Library, 100 Rock St. Ruth D. Shepherd, The Company We Keep: 50 Years of Arkansas Creating Just Communities. Sack lunch; dessert and drinks provided. (501) 918-3033.

Music

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS ACCORDION ASSOCIATION 6:30 p.m. second Thursday of the month, Westover Hills Presbyterian Church, 6400 Richard B. Hardie Drive. (501) 228-7166.

ARKANSAS RIVER BLUES SOCIETY 8 p.m. third Friday of each month, Cornerstone Pub & Grill, 314 Main St., North Little Rock. Admission: members $3, nonmembers $5. (870) 833-3498.

THE CHUCK WAGON GANG 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Olive Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 14514 Chicot Road, Mabelvale. (501) 888-6622.

JIMMY BUFFETT AND THE CORAL REEFER BAND SONGS FROM ST. SOMEWHERE TOUR 8 p.m. Dec. 7, Verizon Arena, North Little Rock. Tickets: $48.50-$159. (800) 745-3000.

LITTLE ROCK FOLK CLUB Thomson Hall, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1818 Reservoir Road. Harpeth Rising, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Tickets: $15, students $8, children 12 and under free. (501) 663-0634.

LITTLE ROCK WIND SYMPHONY 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive. “Christmas with the Wind Symphony.” Admission: $10, age 65 and over $8, students free. (501) 666-0777.

LOCAL LIVE 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, South on Main, 1304 Main St. Mark Currey. (501) 244-9660.

NATURAL STATE BRASS BAND CHRISTMAS CONCERT, 6 p.m. Dec. 8, Immanuel Baptist Church, 501 N. Shackleford Road. (501) 960-8544 or (501) 765-1638.

RACKENSACK FOLKLORE SOCIETY 7 p.m. first Monday of every month, Arkansas Arts Center, Ninth and Commerce streets. Folk music concerts. (501) 765-1131.

RIVER CITY MEN’S CHORUS 3 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday and Dec. 5, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1101 N. Mississippi St. Christmas concert. (501) 377-1080.

TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SESSION 2:30-5 p.m. first and third Sundays of the month, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 Rodney Parham Road. (501) 246-4340.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY TRADITIONS 8 p.m. Dec. 7, Grand Prairie Center, 2807 U.S. 165 S., Stuttgart. Tickets: $20-$30. (870) 673-4201.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro. Mark O’Connor and Friends: An Appalachian Christmas, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12, $24-$30. Madrigal Feaste, 7 p.m. Dec. 6-7; tickets: Friday $35, Saturday $40. (870) 972-2781 or (888) 278-3267.

BEBOP AND BEYOND, BIRTH OF THE COOL 6-7:30 p.m. Dec. 11, Garland County Library, 1427 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs. America’s Art Form Series: the Hot Springs Jazz Society featuring Matt Dickson on saxophone. (501) 627-2425.

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra with The Pied Pipers, 7 p.m. Dec. 7. Tickets: $28-$35. (870) 633-4480.

GRAND PRAIRIE CENTER 2807 U.S. 165 S., Stuttgart. Christmastime in Ireland with Tony Kenny, 8 p.m. Dec. 12. Tickets: $20-$30. (870) 673-4201.

LIVE AT FIVE 5-7 p.m. first Friday of the month, Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, 701 S. Main St., Pine Bluff. On Call Band. Admission: members $5, nonmembers $10. (870) 536-3375.

SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS CONCERT 6 p.m. Sunday, First Church of the Nazarene, 4911 W. Pleasant Grove Road, Rogers. Ozark Mountains British Brass Band. (479) 756-6453.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO 514 University Drive, Monticello. Concert choir with featured soloist Scott Bearden, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. (870) 460-1060.

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Wild and Swingin’ Holiday, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9. Tickets: $30-$40. (501) 450-3265.

WALTON ARTS CENTER 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. An Evening with Ronnie Milsap, 7 p.m. Dec. 8, $25-$55. (479) 443-5600.

Special Events

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

ARKANSAS CRAFT GUILD CHRISTMAS SHOWCASE 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 6-8, Statehouse Convention Center. Admission: $5. (870) 615-4825.

BIG JINGLE JUBILEE HOLIDAY PARADE 3 p.m. Dec. 7, Second Street and Broadway. Grand Marshal Cody Belew. Lighting and fi reworks display at 6 p.m. (501) 376-4781.

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA 7-11 a.m. Dec. 7, Children’s Hall, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way. Benefits hospital. Breakfast, photos, crafts, music. Tickets: advance $10, at the door $15. (501) 364-1074.

A CAPITOL EVENT 5 p.m. Dec. 7, The Little Rock Club, 400 W. Capitol Ave. Dinner, drinks, auction, music by Just in Time Barbershop Quartet. Tickets: $125. Benef ts Arkansas Chamber Singers. (501) 377-1121.

CHRISTMAS IN THE QUARTER 2-5 p.m. Dec. 8, Quapaw Quarter United Methodist Church, 1601 S. Louisiana St. Tour of homes, walking or by trolley. Tickets: advance $20, day of event $25. (501) 375-1600.

CORNUCOPIA through Sunday, Enjoy Lifestyle Center, 543 Oak St., North Little Rock. Game time and movie, 8 p.m.-midnight Thursday; skate contest preliminary, 4-7 p.m. Friday; skate contest, noon-3:30 p.m. Saturday; Waffle Wagon, noon-3 p.m. Saturday; music: Mad Nomad, Space Mother, and Jib Jab Suckerpunch, 7-11 p.m. Sunday. (501) 414-0195.

CRAIG’S JINGLE BELL RUN/WALK FOR ARTHRITIS 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Clinton Presidential Center, 2100 President Clinton Ave. Cost: $25-$30. (501) 664-4591.

GO!BBLER TURKEY TROT 8 a.m. today, Go! Running, 1819 N. Grant St. Benefits the Arkansas Foodbank. Group runs of 3, 4, or 6.5 miles, drinks and refreshments following. Nonperishable food items or cash donations. (501) 663-6800.

HEIFER VILLAGE 1 World Ave. Living Gift Market, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 7. (501) 907-2697.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE 2-4 p.m. Dec. 8, Arkansas Governor’s Mansion, 1800 Center St. Tours of Governor’s Mansion. (501) 324-9805.

HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY 5:30-6:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Hillcrest Promenade. Entertainment, refreshments. (501) 666-3600.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Christmas in the Wild, 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Dec. 7 and 14, $20. (501) 661-7218. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $10; ages 60 and older and children 1-12, $8. (501) 666-2406. A NIGHT AT THE REP 5 p.m. Tuesday, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Silent auction and reception; musical performance of Because of Winn Dixie at 7 p.m. Tickets: $40. Benefits the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce. (501) 372-5959.

PEANUT BUTTER DRIVE FOR ARKANSAS FOODBANK 4-8 p.m. Dec. 5, Advanced Health Chiropractic Spa, 615 Beechwood St., Pictures with Santa, jumpy castle. Cost of each activity is one jar of peanut butter. Cash donations also accepted. (501) 663-2600.

THE PROMENADE AT CHENAL 17711 Chenal Parkway. Central High School Band with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Promenade Main Street, noon Saturday. Free photos with Santa, noon-4:30 p.m. A Seussified Christmas Carol performed by Plays for a Purpose, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.; donations go to Make-A-Wish MidSouth. Lighting of musical animated tree at 6 p.m. (501) 821-5552.

SANDWICHING IN HISTORY noon Dec. 6, Faucette-Cook Building, 421-425 Main St., North Little Rock. (501) 324-9880.

SANTA PAWS COCKTAIL PARTY 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Oxford American, 1300 Main St. Drinks, music, hors d’ouevres, Santa. Tickets: $30. Benefits Little Rock Animal Village. (501) 416-6525.

TIE ONE ON 6 p.m. Dec. 5, Pavilion in the Park, 8201 Cantrell Road. Auctions, aprons designed by artists, music, food. Tickets: $55. Benefits Our House. (501) 374-7383.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK CLAY GUILD SALE 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, UALR Fine Arts Building, 2801 S. University Ave.; 4 p.m. Dec. 5, Afterthought Bistro and Bar, 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. (501) 569-8977.

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville. Games Tuesday nights starting in January. Cost: $200 per team. Registration deadline Dec. 20. (501) 982-4171.

AROUND ARKANSAS

ALTERNATIVE GIFT MARKET 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 224 N. East Ave., Fayetteville. Charitable gifts from nonprofit organizations. (479) 871-0686.

ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-JONESBORO 2105 Aggie Road, Jonesboro. The Story Tour Christmas Celebration, 7 p.m. Dec. 8. Presented by World Vision.Tickets: $17-$72. (870) 972-2781 or (888) 278-3267.

BREAKFAST WITH MRS. CLAUS 9-10 a.m. Dec. 7, Arkansas State University-Newport, 7648 Victory Blvd., Newport. Children age 4-8. Bring letters to Santa. (870) 512-7800.

CABOT COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING FEAST 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Cabot Church of Christ, 500 N. Second St., Cabot. Free Thanksgiving meal. (501) 259-3799.

CHRISTMAS MEMORIES 5 p.m. Dec. 6, Adair Park, 358 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Decoration of five memorial trees and Santa. Families are encouraged to bring an ornament. (501) 321-6871.

DEGRAY LAKE RESORT STATE PARK 2027 State Park Entrance Road, Bismarck. Thanksgiving Getaway through Sunday; programs for all ages, fees for some activities. Thanksgiving feast at The Shoreline Restaurant, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today, $19.95, ages 6-12 $9.95, age 5 and younger free. (501) 865-5810.

EUREKA SPRINGS CHRISTMAS TOUR OF HOMES 3-8 p.m. Dec. 7, Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce, 516 Village Circle, Eureka Springs. Tour of nine homes. Tickets: advance $15, day of tour $20, children 12 and under free. (479) 253-8737.

EXPERIENCE THE LIGHT 6-8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday through Dec. 21, 935 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs. Drive-through light display, live nativity, Christmas music. Donations. (800) 882-7529. FREEMANS CHRISTMAS BANQUET 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6, The Rose Room, Ann’s Bridal, 901 E. Beebe Capps Expressway, Searcy. Meal and concert. Tickets: $25, children 10 and under $12. Deadline: Monday. (501) 729-0474.

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. Holiday Lights, 5-9 p.m. through Dec. 31. Admission: $10, ages 55 and older $9, children 6-12 $5. garvangardens.org or (800) 366-4664.

HOBBS STATE PARK-CONSERVATION AREA 20201 E. Arkansas 12, Rogers. Beaver Lake Eagle Watch Tours, 3 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, Dec. 7-8; tickets advance only: $10, ages 6-12 $5. Mother Nature readings for children, 10:30 a.m. every second Saturday and third Wednesday of the month. Hikes, nature programs. (479) 789-5000.

HOLLY DAZE CRAFTS FAIR 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Austin Hotel, 305 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs. Benefits community outreach programs of Rockhill Christian Church. (501) 627-8185.

LAKE CHARLES STATE PARK 3705 Arkansas 25, Powhatan. Holiday sale on merchandise through Dec. 20. (870) 878-6595.

MISTLETOE MADNESS 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 6, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Dec. 7, Northeast Arkansas Fairgrounds, 7001 Johnson Ave., Jonesboro. Tickets: $7, children 14 and under free. VIP shopping with wine and cheese, Friday evening, $20. Benefits Community Health Education Foundation. (870) 931-4044.

PETIT JEAN STATE PARK 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton. Mountain Rendezvous with re-enactors, games, Friday-Sunday. (501) 727-5441.

SEARCY HOLIDAY OF LIGHTS CHRISTMAS PARADE 6 p.m. Dec. 7, Spring Park to Berryhill Park, Searcy. (501) 279-1032.

SILVER TEA TO BENEFIT CLEAR SPRING SCHOOL 1:30-3 p.m. Dec. 5, Crescent Hotel, 75 Prospect Ave., Eureka Springs. Hosted by the women of St. James Episcopal Church; seasonal decorations, period costumes. Admission: donations. (479) 253-8610.

STARLIGHT GALA 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7, The Center at Bishop Park, 6401 Boone Road, Bryant. Dinner, auction. Tickets: $50. Benefits Boys and Girls Club of Bryant. (501) 943-0056.

TASTE OF THE HOLIDAYS 4 p.m. Sunday, Mid-America Science Museum, 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. Food from area restaurants. Tickets: advance $65, door $75. (501) 767-3461.

Theater

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

BECAUSE OF WINN DIXIE Dec. 6-29, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $30-$60. Pay what you can night, 7 p.m. Wednesday. Preview, 7 p.m. Dec. 5. Pre-show talks, 6:15 p.m. Wednesday-Dec. 5. (501) 378-0405.

THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER 7:30 p.m. today, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 310 W. 17th St. Community Theatre of Little Rock production. Tickets: $12. (501) 410-2283.

DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Dec. 5, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Robinson Center Music Hall, 7 Statehouse Plaza. Tickets: $31.50-$74.50. (501) 244-8800 or (800) 982-2787.

THE ENGINE THAT THOUGHT IT COULD 7 p.m. Friday-Dec. 22, Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre, 501 E. Ninth St. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets: $10-$12.50. (501) 372-4000.

RUN FOR YOUR WIFE through Dec. 31, Murry’s Dinner Playhouse, 6323 Colonel Glenn Road. Dinner: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Showtimes: 7:45 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $31-$35; children 15 and under $23; show only $25; children 15 and under $15. murrysdinnerplayhouse.com or (501) 562-3131.

AROUND ARKANSAS

CHRISTMAS BELLES Dec. 6-15, Hot Springs Pocket Community Theatre, 170 Ravine St., Hot Springs. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10, students $5. (501) 623-8585.

A CHRISTMAS STORY Dec. 5-8, 12-15, Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. The Royal Players. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $10, age 65 and over $8, students $5. (501) 315-5483.

THE FESTIVAL OF ONE-ACT PLAYS

7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Dec. 5, University of Central Arkansas, Snow Fine Arts Center, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway. (501) 450-3265.

Auditions

AROUND ARKANSAS

RABBIT HOLE 7 p.m. Monday, Lantern Theatre, 1021 Van Ronkle St., Conway Prepare two contrasting one-minute monologues. Performance dates Jan. 16-18. (479) 601-5562.

Clubs

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

THE AFTERTHOUGHT 2721 Kavanaugh Blvd. Karaoke with Larry the Table Guy, Thursdays. Jazz @ The Afterthought, Mondays, $5; Carl Mouton, Tuesdays, free. Open Mike Acoustic Showcase, Wednesdays, free. Shows at 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday. afterthoughtbar. com or (501) 663-1196.

CAJUN’S WHARF 2400 Cantrell Road. Angelyn Jolly, Katmandu, Friday. Big Stack Acoustic, Big Dam Horns, Saturday. Happy hour bands start at 5:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 6 p.m. Thursday, headline bands at 8:30 or 9 p.m. Friday-Tuesday, 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Cover: $5 after 8:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; free Monday-Wednesday. (501) 375-5351.

DOWNTOWN MUSIC HALL AND RECORDS 215 W. Capitol Ave. Hrvrd, Consumers, 8 p.m. Saturday, $10. (501) 376-1819.. JUANITA’S 614 President Clinton Ave. Third Eye Blind, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, $45. Salsa dancing, 9 p.m. Fridays, $8. (501) 372-1228.

THE LOONY BIN COMEDY CLUB 10301 Rodney Parham Road. Billy Wayne Davis, through Saturday. Free admission Wednesday-Thursday in November with canned or nonperishable food items for Arkansas Foodbank Network. Open Mike Night, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Ladies Night, Thursdays, free for women. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Cover charge: Wednesday-Thursday $7, Friday-Saturday $10. loonybincomedy.com or (501) 228-5555.

THE REV ROOM 300 President Clinton Ave. (HED) p.e., Righteous Vendetta, At War’s End, 8:30 p.m. Friday; advance $12, day of show $15. Zoogma, Modern Measure, 9 p.m. Saturday; advance $10, day of show $12. (501) 823-0090.

STICKYZ 107 River Market Ave. Stiff Necked Fools, Interstate Buffalo, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, $5. Leopold and His Fiction, 8 p.m. Sunday. Rod Bryan & Special Guests, 9 p.m. Wednesday, $5. (501) 372-7707.

THIRST N HOWL BAR & GRILL 14710 Cantrell Road. Open-mike blues jam session, 7-11 p.m. each Tuesday. (501) 379-8189.

WHITE WATER TAVERN Seventh and Thayer streets. Lee Bains III and The Glory Fires, Dec. 6. (501) 375-8400.

WT BUBBA’S 500 President Clinton Ave. Aces Wild, 9 p.m. Friday. Big Shane Thornton, 9 p.m. Saturday. (501) 244-2528.

AROUND ARKANSAS

MAXINE’S 700 Central Ave., Hot Springs. Whistle Pigs, Friday. Brother Andy and His Big Damn Mouth, 12 Tone Elevator and Garage Voice, Saturday. New Music Tuesdays, free. Poetry and karaoke, Wednesdays, free. Andrew Anderson, Thursdays, free. maxineslive. com or (501) 321-0909.

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harpethrising says... December 6, 2013 at 2:27 p.m.

The Harpeth Rising CD Release Show at the Little Rock Folk Club (Thompson Hall, 1818 Reservoir Rd) has been RESCHEDULED to December 13th at 7:30pm due to winter weather. More information available at 501-663-0634.

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