Saturday, December 15, 2012
Marriage Encounter - United Methodist Weekend (Marriage Event)
Need more fun in your marriage? More trust & comfort? Come to Marriage Encounter - United Methodist Weekend, Feb.15-17, in Bentonville, meals & room included. It'll add joy to your marriage. Application fee is only $50 per couple. Married couples of any faith are welcome. Privacy is guaranteed; you'll share only with your spouse, in your own room. Register by Dec. 18; phone Irv & Ruth Granderson, 479-531-5999.
Food/Paper Goods/ Toys for Tots/ Adopt a child for Christmas (Non-Profit Event)
Location: NWA Area
NWA Head Start Program is holding a food and paper goods drive to help support our local families. We are also participating in the Toys for Tots drive. We have several kiddos that need adopting for Christmas this year. If you would be interested in helping with any of this please call NWA Head Start at 479-636-7317 and ask for Kristie or Kaleigh. Or you are welcome to bring any donations by our Central Offices located at 210 N. 13th St., Rogers, AR 72756
Protect Women and Children Mission (Non-Profit Event)
KL Advisory and Consulting is a non-profit charity organization providing free life-saving information for the protection of women and children. Learn how you can become an important part of KLAC’s mission to protect women and children at drklac.org
Wreaths Across America (Veteran Event)
Time: 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Fayetteville National Cemetery
The 115th Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol, based in Rogers Arkansas, has volunteered to conduct the WAA ceremony again this year at the Fayetteville National Cemetery on Saturday December 15, 2012 starting at 11:00 AM. Seven ceremonial wreaths will be placed to remember all soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines who served, honor their sacrifices, and teach our younger generations about the high cost of our freedoms. For more information, contact David Myers, Major, CAP at (479) 586-2212
Medical Arts Pharmacy Food Drive (Food Drive)
Time: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Medical Arts Pharmacy in Fayetteville, AR is teaming up with the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank to help gather donations during this holiday season. Donations can be dropped off at Medical Arts Pharmacy located at 2515 E. Huntsville Rd. in Fayetteville Monday through Friday between 8:00AM and 6:00 PM.
Breakfast with Santa (Children's Event)
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: 4377 E. Huntsville Rd.Fayetteville
Come bring the entire family and be our guests to a morning of good clean fun, and all for free. We’ll have pancakes & sausage, and a chance for each child to talk with Santa. Bring your cameras for photos! We will have a “Heavy Equipment Touch” for the kids, they can touch the equipment, set in the drivers set or just kick the tires. We will have tractors, backhoes and other Heavy Equipment. Join us in celebration of this most wonderful time of the year.For more info call 479-442-4326
Discounts, Treats, and Treasures (Art Show)
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Blair Center in Springdale
The Art of Life Styles Series, a monthly series showcasing art created by Life Styles clients, will continue on December 13-15 at the Open House and Holiday Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Blair Center in Springdale. Life Styles, Inc. is a non-profit organization that serves adults with disabilities in Benton and Washington counties. Since 1976, Life Styles has helped individuals with disabilities achieve the skills and confidence they need to live as independently as possible. For more information about this event or Life Styles services please contact Jolana Aibangbee at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 479-521-3581.
Santa on the Caboose (Christmas Event)
Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Frisco Caboose - Downtown Rogers, AR
When Santa visits Downtown Rogers, he hangs out inside the Frisco Caboose to hear what all the girls and boys want under their tree. He'll be there from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. each Saturday in December. Don't forget to bring a camera or take a photo on your smart phone to share with family and friends!
Dustin's Heavenly Birthday (Celebration)
Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Lowe's Parking Lot - Siloam Spings (alternate location if inclement weather: Community Christian Fellowship)
Please join us as we celebrate Dustin Chamberlain's First Heavenly Birthday. We will be serving lunch and birthday cupcakes. Donations will be accepted and all proceeds will go to establishing the Dustin Chamberlain Memorial Foundation which will offer scholarships and fund medical missions. Balloons will be released in memory of Dustin at 1:00PM and there will be a dove release at 2:00PM. Multiple door prize drawings will be done throughout the event. Everyone is welcome to drop by, visit, and share a memory or two as we remember Dustin. In addition, Quizno's Restaurant of Siloam Springs will be donating 10% of its Tuesday sales in December to the Dustin Chamberlain Memorial Foundation.
Dickens Christmas Event (Christmas Event)
Time: 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Main Street Cave Springs
The NWA Regional Chamber of Commerce Alliance is hosting a Dickens Christmas Event on Main Street in Cave Springs on Sat. Dec. 15 from 3:00-9:00 p.m. with visits from Santa, Mrs. Claus, Santa Paws, Street Theatre performances, Living Statues, Children's Activities. Everyone is encouraged to come in costume from late 1700's-early 1900's.Go to our website for complete details.
Singles Event (Singles Fellowship)
Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Springdale, 213 Laura St.
Sold Out Singles (mostly 40's, 50's but all singles of any age 18-80 are welcome). Christmas party in fellowship hall at 213 Laura St. in Springdale. 6:00 p.m. on Dec. 15. Bring a 'white elephant' gift, no more than $10 please. We will be eating, exchanging, games, etc.! Call Renee for questions, 479-263-3373
Holiday Show & Nutcracker (Concert)
Time: 7:00 PMLocation: Pat Walker Theater of Springdale High School
Northwest Arkansas Arts Foundation presents the community Holiday Show & Nutcracker. The first half will be a variety show and the second half will be selections from The Nutcracker Ballet. Tickets are $15-$20. For more information visit www.nwaaf.org or call (479)595-8331.
Symphony of Northwest Arkansas—Christmas Concert (Music)
Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Walton Arts Center
The Christmas Concert continues The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas’ (SoNA) tradition of mixing some of the most beloved sacred pieces with holiday favorites, evoking the gamut of thoughts and emotions – featuring Music Director Paul Haas, local guest artists, the SoNA Singers and regional choirs. There will be something for everyone, from “Sleigh Ride” to Handel’s “Hallelujah” chorus and selections from Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker”.The five-concert season at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville includes classical masterpieces and exciting pops lineups. To purchase single tickets or season subscriptions or for more information, please call the Walton Arts Center box office at (479) 443-5600 or visit www.sonamusic.org.