8 Days A Week

8 Days A Week

Nov. 23 (Friday)

“The Nutcracker” — Presented by Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet, 7 p.m. Nov. 23; 2 & 7 p.m. Nov. 24; 2 p.m. Nov. 25, Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville. $19-$52. 443-5600.


Children’s Day — With a Build a Pal workshop and may choose a stuffed animal to make, decorate a cookie, paint an ornament, enjoy hot chocolate and write a letter to Santa, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 1, Fort Smith Museum of History. $40. 783-7841.

Nov. 24 (Saturday)

Merry Makerspace on the Mountain — Make a unique gift at workshops including wreath making, basketry, weaving, blacksmithing, and cooking, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Ozark Folkways in Winslow. Live music from Winslow’s Squirrel Jam. Free. 634-3791.

Wireless Society — 10 a.m., Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale. Free. 750-8165.

Arkansas Crystals _ With Brosh Enterprises, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Museum Store, Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335.

Super Saturday — Story Time With Jim, the newest youth librarian, 10:30 a.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

RAM Saturday — A casual make and take program, noon-4 p.m., Fort Smith Regional Art Museum. Free. 784-2787.

Christmas on the Creek — With fireside photos with Santa, tiny train rides, Santa letter writing, the lighting of the Springdale Christmas tree and the Springdale Christmas parade at 6 p.m., noon-6 p.m., downtown Springdale. 799-7844.

Drop-In Artmaking — 1-4 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335.

Saturday Story Time — 2 p.m., Rogers Public Library. For ages up to 12 and their families. 621-1152.


Nov. 25 (Sunday)

Museum Store Sunday — 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Museum Store at Crystal Bridges. Free admission. 657-2335.

Slide Show — “Arkansas: Ten Years of Wilderness Photography in the Natural State” by Tim Ernst, 2 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. Free. faylib.org.

Jam With the Squirrels — Bring any instrument and/or singing voice and play familiar favorites with the Squirrel Jam community music ensemble, 5 p.m., Ozark Folkways in Winslow. Free; donations encouraged. 634-3791.


Nov. 26 (Monday)


NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER Santa and his temporary helper elf Jaelyn Price, 4, wave Monday Dec. 21, 2015 to children boarding the Arkansas and Missouri Christmas Train in Springdale. The train will have four more runs before Christmas with trips scheduled for 11a.m. and 1 p.m. today ((TUESDAY)) and Wednesday. Jaelyn was accompanied on the trip with her parents Jason and Rachel Price of Rogers.

Nov. 27 (Tuesday)

Eco-Photographer — Gerardo Jaso Nacif, a professor of the prestigious school Colegio Madrid and eco-photographer for the prominent Mexican newspaper La Jornada, 11 a.m., theater of Windgate Art & Design, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. Free. 788-7970.

Beyond the Book — “Lincoln’s Spymaster: Allan Pinkerton, America’s First Private Eye” by Samantha Seiple, 5 p.m., Bentonville Public Library. Free for grades 9-12. 273-7755.


Nov. 28 (Wednesday)

Open Chess Play — For grades 7-12, 6-7:30 p.m., Bentonville Public Library. Free. 273-7755.

Native Voices Film Series — Contemporary Filmmakers featuring Matika Wilbur on “Project 562,” 7 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. Free. 657-2335.

“Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley” — In this newly imagined, delightful and just a bit subversive sequel by Lauren Gunderson, Mary will have her day,” through Dec. 30, TheatreSquared in Fayetteville. $36-$47. theatre2.org or 443-5600.


Nov. 29 (Thursday)

After-School Movies — “Teen Titans Go! to the Movies,” 4 p.m., Bentonville Public Library. Free. 271-6816.

ArtInfusion Happy Hour — 5:30-7 p.m., Eleven at Crystal Bridges Museum. 657-2335.

Fabulous Fiction Book Club — 6:30 p.m., Rogers Public Library. 621-1152.

UAFS Season’s Greetings Concert — 7 p.m., Fort Smith Convention Center. Free, but tickets required. tickets.uafs.edu.

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” — 7 p.m. Nov. 29-Dec. 1; 3 p.m. Dec. 2, Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $10-$15. 751-5441.


Nov. 30 (Friday)

Holly Jolly Junk Ranch — Vintage Christmas goods, seasonal handmade items, jewelry, boutique and much more, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 30; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 1, 11195 Centerpoint Church Road in Prairie Grove. $5-$10. thejunkranch.com.

Little Craft Show — 5-9 p.m. Nov. 30; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 1, Fayetteville Town Center. Free. thelittlecraftshow.com.

Christmas Parade of Lights — 6 p.m., downtown Eureka Springs. Free. 800-EUREKA.

A Modern Christmas Carol — With food and live music, 6 p.m., Peel Mansion in Bentonville. $65. 254-3870.

Teen Mini-Golf @ the Library — An afterhours mini golf event featuring holes built by different FPL departments and the Teen Advisory Board, 6 p.m., Fayetteville Public Library. For fifth-12th graders. Register at faylib.org.

Art By the Glass — Decorative bowls, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum. $55. 657-2335.

“Falling in Love With Christmas” — With Grady Nichols, Andy Chrisman of 4Him and Kelly Ford, 7 p.m., Cathedral of the Ozarks at John Brown University in Siloam Springs. $25-$40. fallinginlovewithchristmas.com.


Dec. 1 (Saturday)

Breakfast With Santa — 8:30 a.m., 9:15 a.m., 10 a.m., Arts Center of the Ozarks in Springdale. $10-$15. 751-5441.

Children’s Day — With a Build a Pal workshop and may choose a stuffed animal to make, decorate a cookie, paint an ornament, enjoy hot chocolate and write a letter to Santa, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Fort Smith Museum of History. $40. 783-7841.

Jingles’ Holiday Spectacular — Noon, Rogers Public Library. Free. 621-1152.

Children’s Christmas Train Ride — 1 p.m., aboard the A&M Railroad in downtown Springdale. $10-$20. 725-4017.

Slide Show — With nature photographer Tim Ernst, 1 p.m., Bentonville Public Library. Free. 271-3192.

Drop-In Artmaking — 1-4 p.m. Dec. 1-2, Crystal Bridges Museum. Free. 657-2335.

Holiday Open House — With art, wine, food, music & a raffle for a gift basket with proceeds to Seeds That Feed, 4-6 p.m., White Lotus in Fayetteville. 582-4806 or email lotuswhite@sbcglobal.net.

Native Conversations — With Gregory Gagnon, law professor and citizen of the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Chippewa, speaking on the seminal place of stories in American Indian cultures, 5:30 p.m., Museum of Native American History in Bentonville. Free. 273-2456.

“The Nutcracker” — With the NWA Conservatory of Classical Ballet, 7 p.m. Dec. 1; 2 p.m. Dec. 2, Arend Arts Center at Bentonville High School. $20-$25. 553-7400.


Dec. 2 (Sunday)

Winter Dreams Tour of Homes — Now in its 20th year, sponsored by the Junior League of Northwest Arkansas, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., various locations in Benton & Washington counties. $20-$100. juniorleaguenwa.org/winterdreams.

— Becca Martin-Brown


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