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Art & Exhibits

Central Arkansas

ARGENTA GALLERY 413 Main St., North Little Rock. "Saints Re-Formed," Tessa Davidson, through Dec. 15. Hours: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday-Saturday. (501) 416-0973.

THE ART GROUP GALLERY 11525 Cantrell Road. Texture painting demonstration by Loren Bartnicke, Saturday-Sunday. New works by Ann Presley, Vonda Rainey, Bob Snider, Holly Tilley, Marie Weaver. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Satellite gallery in lobby of the Little Rock Marriott. (501) 690-2193.

CANTRELL GALLERY 8206 Cantrell Road. "Selected For You," through Dec. 24. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 224-1335.

CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER 1200 President Clinton Ave. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10; retired military, college students and ages 62 and older, $8; children 6-17, $6; active military and children under 6, free. (501) 374-4242.

ESSE PURSE MUSEUM 1510 Main St. "Hats and Pins," through Dec. 30. "What's Inside: A History of Women and Handbags, 1900-1999," continuing. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Admission: $10; military, ages 5-18 or 60 and older $8; under 5 free. (501) 916-9022.

THE GALLERIES AT LIBRARY SQUARE 401 President Clinton Ave. Carol Corning and King Biscuit exhibits, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. every second Friday through Dec. 28. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. (501) 320-5790.

HISTORIC ARKANSAS MUSEUM 200 E. Third St. "Stitched Together: A Treasury of Arkansas Quilts," through Oct. 21, 2020. "History in Color: The Spectrum of Daily Life in Early America," through Dec. 31, 2019. Knife Gallery, "We Walk in Two Worlds: The Caddo, Osage and Quapaw in Arkansas," Arkansas Made Gallery, 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." December exhibit: "Religious Art." Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (501) 660-4006.

MOSAIC TEMPLARS CULTURAL CENTER 501 W. Ninth St. Holiday Open House 2-5 p.m. Dec. 8. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. mosaictemplarscenter.com or (501) 683-3593.

MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY 500 President Clinton Ave. "Kid Inventor," through Jan. 5. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday; school holiday Mondays. Admission $10, children 1-12 $8. museumofdiscovery.org or (501) 396-7050.

OLD STATE HOUSE MUSEUM 300 W. Markham St. "80 Blue Ribbon Years: Cotton to Cattle," exhibit on early days of Arkansas State Fair, through March 1. Nights at the Museum, 6-9 p.m. first Thursday of the month, $5, ages 21 and older. Permanent exhibits: "First Ladies of Arkansas: Women of Their Times"; 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." Little Beginnings toddler program, 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 324-9685.

UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK GALLERIES 2801 S. University Ave. Simen Johan, through Monday. Anais Dasse, through Monday. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. (501) 569-8977.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY 2801 Orange St., North Little Rock. Arkansas League of Artists Show, through Feb. 26; reception, 6 p.m. Dec. 6. Hours: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. lamanlibrary.orgcq CB or (501) 758-1720.

WILLIAM F. LAMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY ARGENTA BRANCH 420 Main St., North Little Rock. "Songs for the Broken Hearted," through Dec. 14. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. (501) 687-1061.

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ARTISTS' WORKSHOP GALLERY 610 Central Ave., Hot Springs. 30-member co-op featuring works by Arkansas artists. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. (501) 623-6401.

ARTS AND SCIENCE CENTER FOR SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS 701 Main St., Pine Bluff. "Refugia: Photos by Ian Campbell," and "Metalpoint: A Classic Artform by Marjorie Williams-Smith," through Feb. 8. Irene Rosenzweig Juried Exhibition, through Jan. 4. "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. Tuesday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday. (870) 536-3375.

CRYSTAL BRIDGES MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. "Crystals in Art: Ancient to Today," through Jan. 6; tickets $12, ages 18 and under and veterans free. "North Forest Lights," through Feb. 16; $22, ages 7-19 $10. Alfred Stieglitz Collection, through December. Demonstrations, classes, art talks. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, Saturday-Sunday; 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. crystalbridges.org or (479) 418-5700.

DELTA CULTURAL CENTER 141 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena. "We Are the Music Makers!," photography exhibit by Timothy Duffy, through Dec. 28. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. deltaculturalcenter.com or (870) 338-4350.

EAST ARKANSAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE GALLERY 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City. Kathy Bay gallery, through Dec. 20. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-noon Friday. eacc.eduor (870) 633-4480.

FORT SMITH REGIONAL ART MUSEUM 1601 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. "Norma Tomboulian: Life into Clay," through Dec. 29. In Touch Workshop, 2-5 p.m. last Sunday of the month; $55-$65. Drop in and Draw, noon-4 p.m. each Thursday; live models and studio space provided, take materials. Art classes noon-4 p.m. every Saturday. RAM Saturdays 1-4 p.m. each Saturday, hands-on art lessons. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. (479) 784-2787.

GARVAN WOODLAND GARDENS 550 Arkridge Road, Hot Springs. Robin Hazard and Charles Peer exhibit, through Saturday. Holiday Lights, 4-9 p.m. through Dec. 31, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission to gardens: $15, children 4-12 $5. garvangardens.org or (501) 262-9300.

JUSTUS FINE ART GALLERY 827-A Central Ave., Hot Springs. Sculptures and paintings by Robyn Horn, through Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and by appointment. (501) 321-2335.

MID-AMERICA SCIENCE MUSEUM 500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs. DinoTrek, continuing. Girls in STEM for girls ages 6 and older, 10 a.m.-noon first Saturday of the month, $5 plus general admission. Scientots for ages 6 and under, 11 a.m. Thursdays. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $10; 65 and older and children 3-12, $8. (501) 767-3461.

OZARK HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER U.S. 65, Clinton. "Colors of the Season," through Jan. 28. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Tuesday. (501) 745-6615.

ROGERS HISTORICAL MUSEUM 322 S. Second St., Rogers. Here Comes Santa, the history of Santa 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7. Exhibits on area history, hands-on area for children. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. rogersarkansas.com/museum or (479) 621-1154.

SPRING RIVER ART GALLERY 112-B Main St., Hardy. Works by members of Spring River Artists Guild. Hours: noon-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. (870) 856-2507.

Dance

Central Arkansas

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.

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.

DANCE AT WILDWOOD 9 a.m. Saturday, Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road, Tickets: $15-$100. wildwoodpark.org or (501) 821-7275.

LET'S DANCE STUDIO Tanglewood Center, 7509 Cantrell Road. Ballroom dance, 8-10:30 p.m. first Friday of the month, $10. Latin and swing dance: lesson, 7 p.m., $5; dance, 8-10:30 p.m., $10; third and fifth Friday of the month. Group classes, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, $10. (501) 663-7724.

LITTLE ROCK SALSA 7:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays, Club 27, 614 President Clinton Ave. $5-$10. littlerocksalsa.com or (501) 414-0400.

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SPA CITY BOP AND SWING DANCE CLUB 7 p.m. every second, fourth and fifth Friday of the month, Elks Lodge, 132 Abbott Place, Hot Springs. Social dancing. Free lessons with $20 membership, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Friday admission: $2. spacitydanceclub.com or (501) 760-7375.

WARD COUNTRY DANCE Hickory Street and Arkansas 319, off U.S. 67-167, Ward. Music, 7 p.m. Saturdays. Admission: $6. (501) 605-3251.

Film

Central Arkansas

CALS RON ROBINSON THEATER SCREENINGS 100 Rock St. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, Tuesday. A Christmas Story, Dec. 5. Tickets: $5. cals.org or (501) 320-5715.

Letters

Central Arkansas

BOOK SIGNING 5 p.m. Dec. 5, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 11500 Financial Center Pkwy. The Tale of the Tiger Slippers, Jan Brett. (501) 954-7646.

LEGACIES & LUNCH noon-1 p.m. first Wednesday of the month, Darragh Center, Main Library, Library Square, 100 S. Rock St. Take lunch; drinks, desserts provided. (501) 918-3033.

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ALEX KENDRICK LECTURE SERIES 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Benson Aditorium, South Blakeney Street, Searcy. harding.edu/american-studies-institute or (501) 279-4497.

BOOK SIGNING 5 p.m. Dec. 6, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 3201 Rogers Ave., Fort Smith. The Tale of the Tiger Slippers, Jan Brett. (479) 783-0229.

Music

Central Arkansas

ARKANSAS CELTIC MUSIC SOCIETY 2:30-5 p.m. every Sunday, Hibernia Irish Tavern, 9700 N. Rodney Parham Road. Irish traditional music session. Musicians, dancers, storytellers. Listeners welcome. arcelts.com or (501) 246-4340.

BOBBY RUSH 8 p.m. Dec. 6, CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 Rock St. Tickets: $30. cals.org or (501) 320-5715.

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

RIFFS AT STIFFT 5 p.m. Saturday, Stones Throw Brewing Co., 3015 W. Markham St. Mark Currey. (501) 908-1816.

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ARKANSAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA'S HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS 6 p.m. Dec. 7, East Arkansas Community College Fine Arts Center, 1700 New Castle Road, Forrest City. Tickets: $15-$25. EACC.edu or (870) 633-4480.

FULLNESS OF JOY SINGERS 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, The Forum Theater, 115 E. Monroe Ave., Jonesboro. Tickets: $5-$7. foajonesboro.org or (870) 935-2726.

KEYBOARDS AT CHRISTMAS 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Oak Cliff Baptist Church, 3701 S. Gary, Fort Smith. oakcliffbaptist.com or (479) 646-3891.

Special Events

Central Arkansas

DISNEY JUNIOR HOLIDAY PARTY! 6 p.m. Dec. 5, Robinson Center Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Tickets: $32-$162. ticketmaster.com or (501) 376-4781.

LITTLE ROCK COUNCIL OF GARDEN CLUBS 10 a.m. first Wednesday of the month, Hillcrest Hall, 1501 Kavanaugh Blvd. (501) 663-7515.

LITTLE ROCK ZOO Jonesboro Drive, War Memorial Park. Safari tours, educational programs and more, continuing. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Monday. Admission: $12.95, ages 60 and older $10.95, children 3-12 $9.95. Parking: $3. (501) 666-2406.

A NIGHT AT THE REP 5 p.m. Tuesday, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Silent Auction and It's a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play. Benefits North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce. Tickets: $50. (501) 372-5959.

OUTLETS OF LITTLE ROCK CHRISTMAS 11201 Bass Pro Parkway. Toy Hill Drive, 5-9 p.m. Dec. 6, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 8. Holiday Sip & Shop with samples, deals, prizes, 5-8 p.m. Dec. 6, $10. Cocoa and Cake Pops with Mrs. Claus, 9-11 a.m. Dec. 7. outletsofLittleRock.com or (501) 455-9100.

RUDY AND FRIENDS noon-5 p.m. Dec. 8, River Market Pavilions, 400 President Clinton Ave. Rudy the Reindeer and Santa photos and workshop activities. (501) 904-5228.

SALVATION ARMY ANGEL TREE 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 15, Outlets of Little Rock, 11201 Bass Pro Parkway. outletsoflittlerock.com or (501) 455-9100.

SANDWICHING IN HISTORY noon Dec. 6, 1836 U.S. Arsenal Building, Ninth and Commerce streets. arkansaspreservation.com or (501) 324-9150

SANTA'S WONDERLAND PICTURES 9 a.m.-9 p.m. through Dec. 24, Bass Pro Shops, 1 Bass Pro Drive. Free 4x6 photo with Santa. BassPro.com/Santa or (501) 954-4500.

SHERWOOD CHRISTMAS PARADE 2 p.m. Dec. 7, Kiehl Avenue, Sherwood. (501) 835-9599.

SLOT CAR RACING AND OPEN HOUSE 6-9 p.m. Friday, Central Arkansas Slot Car Racers, Gracie Mansion 6a, 503 Sixth St., 6a. RSVP required. shorturl.at/afIS0 or (760) 744-7450.

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BOONE COUNTY SESQUICENTENNIAL through January, Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce, 621 E. Rush Ave., Harrison. harrison-chamber.com or (870) 741-3312.

CHRISTMAS IN CAMDEN through Dec. 14, various locations, Camden. explorecamden.com or (870) 837-5500.

CHRISTMAS ON THE CREEK FESTIVAL 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Shiloh Square and Emma Avenue, 106 W. Emma Ave., Springdale. Music, tree lighting, activities. downtownspringdale.org/christmas-on-the-creek or (479) 799-7844.

HOLIDAY CRAFT WORKSHOP 1-4 p.m. Dec. 7, Village Creek State Park, 201 County Road 754, Wynne. Price: $2 per craft. (870) 238-9406.

JINGLE BELL JOG 5K & CHILDREN'S FUN RUN 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 7, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road, Fayetteville. 5K: advance $35, day of race $45. Fun Run: $20. bgozarks.org or (479) 750-2620.

MERRY MARKET 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7, First Assembly of God, 725 Park Drive, Greenwood. Shop unique vendors. greenwoodfirst.com or (479) 996-6030.

MOUNTAIN HOME-TOWN CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL 5-8 p.m. Dec. 6, downtown Mountain Home. (870) 425-5111.

PETIT JEAN STATE PARK CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE 2-4 p.m. Dec. 7, Petit Jean Sate Park Mather Lodge, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton. Music, children's crafts and special Christmas guest. petitjeanstatepark.com or (501) 727-5441.

PINE BLUFF CHRISTMAS PARADE 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5, 10th Avenue in front of the Civic Center, north on Main Street to Fifth Avenue. (870) 939-6900.

Theater

Central Arkansas

ANNIE 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. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 12:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $33-$37, children 15 and under $23, show only $25 and $15. (501) 562-3131.

HOLLY AND IVY MUSICAL 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, UA-Pulaski Tech CHARTS Theater, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock. Tickets: $5-$20. charts.uaptc.edu/events or (501) 812-2710.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY Wednesday-Dec. 22, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main St. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $20-$40. (501) 378-0405.

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Robinson Performance Hall, 426 W. Markham St. Tickets: $29-$73. ticketmaster.com or (501) 376-4781.

SESAME STREET LIVE! LET'S PARTY! 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 11, Simmons Bank Arena, 1 Simmons Bank Arena Drive, North Little Rock. Tickets: $16.50-$46.50. simmonsbankarena.com or (501) 975-9131.

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A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, 7 p.m. Dec. 11, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 12, 8 p.m. Dec. 13, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 14, 2 p.m. Dec. 15, Baum Walker Hall, Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson St., Fayetteville. Tickets: $40-$91. waltonartscenter.org or (479) 443-5600.

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET: THE MUSICAL 7 p.m. Dec. 6-8, 12 and 14; 2 p.m. Dec. 9 and 15, Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market St., Benton. Tickets: $6-$15. theroyalplayers.ticketleap.com or (501) 315-5483.

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