Weekend Plans: Dazzle Daze, Holiday Lights, Alton Brown and More

Thursday through Saturday

Dazzle Daze is a three-day Christmas shopping extravaganza at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds at 2505 East Oak Street in Conway. It’s also one of the largest holiday shopping events in Arkansas. Stop by for a Girls Nite Out from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, general shopping during the day Friday and Saturday and a Teddy Bear Clinic and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus for the kids. Proceeds from the event support Conway Regional Medical Center. A weekend general admission pass costs $5 in advance.


Chris Stapleton‘s All American Road Show Tour comes to North Little Rock’s Verizon ArenaPrepare for a night of popular country music, Tennessee whiskey and a whole lot of fun. Stapleton’s All-American Road Show tour will feature special guests Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb. The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets start at $36.

Friday & Saturday

Find the perfect gift, start your art collection and support local artists at the annual Arkansas Arts Center Museum School Sale. Shop a variety of items, all made by Museum School students and faculty. Arkansas Arts Center Members are invited to a Members-Only Preview Party from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, November 17. Membership cards are required for admission. The sale is open to the public on Saturday, November 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. The sale is located at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds Hall of Industry and there will be free secured parking.


Kickoff the Christmas season at the celebration of the the Holiday Lights At Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs. See 4.5 million brilliant bulbs transform 17 acres into a memorable animated holiday display in one of Arkansas’ most anticipated events. The Village Big Band starts off the Holiday Lights season with an entertaining concert of seasonal tunes starting at 6 p.m. The concert on Saturday is free and open to the public. After the initial opening, the light display will be open 5 to 9 p.m. daily until December 31, 2017. Gates open at 3 p.m. The park will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 ages 4-12 and free for kids 3 and under. No dogs are allowed during Holiday Lights.

Food network star Alton Brown is bringing his live show Eat Your Science to Robinson Center, 426 West Markham St. in Little Rock. Fans of the “Cutthroat Kitchen” host can expect a mix of science, music and food and two hours of pure entertainment. “Plus,” says Brown, “You’ll see things I’ve never been allowed to do on TV.” The show starts at 7 p.m. 

“The Smaller Works” fine art by the artists of Boswell Mourot Fine Art has its opening reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. The show will feature 2-D and 3-D pieces by local, regional and international artists. The pieces will be available for established and emerging collectors, and 20 percent of the gallery’s proceeds will be donated to Pridecorps LGBT Youth Center. The gallery is located at 5815 Kavanaugh Blvd. in Little Rock.

Books-A-Million presents Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Statehouse Convention Center at 101 E Markham St # 1, in Little Rock. Clinton will be signing her new book What Happened. Hillary Rodham Clinton is the first woman in US history to become the presidential nominee of a major political party. In What Happened, Clinton, for the first time, reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. The event takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tickets are required and can be purchased from eventbrite.com.

Saturday & Sunday

Beauty and the Beast the Musical will be playing this weekend at Hendrix College Staples Auditorium in Conway. Don’t miss this free family-friendly performance of the wonderful story of Beauty and the Beast! You have two chances to see it live: Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Find out more at www.blackbirdacademy.org . After the Sunday show, you can meet Belle and her friends at Belle’s Enchanted Tea Party. There will be refreshments, crafts, games, and more. Tickets are $10 per attendee. Due to limited seating, it is suggested to pre-purchase tickets for the tea party.

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