December 2021


Exhibit: “Arkansas's Largest Santa Collection.” Carmichael Center, 801 S. Elm St. Searcy, AR. Mrs. Wanda Emde’s collection on display. Check online for dates and times. www.facebook.com/SearcyChamber


December 3–– Virtual Sandwiching in History Tour of the Gibb-Altheimer House (Second Gibb House) completed in 1906, located on Arch Street in Little Rock. Video tour premiers at 12:00 noon. Arkansas Historic Preservation Program. •www.facebook.com/ARHistoricPreservation •www.youtube.com/user/ARPreservation


December 3-4–– 2021 Old-Fashioned Christmas, Main Street, Batesville, AR. www.facebook.com/mainstreetbatesvillear


December 3-5–– 43rd Annual Arkansas Craft Guild Christmas Showcase. Sponsored by the Arkansas Craft Guild. Friday 10 to 8, Saturday 9 to 6, Sunday 10 to 4. Arkansas State Fairgrounds, 2600 Howard St., Little Rock. www.facebook.com/ChristmasShowcase


December 3-5–– Christmas Craft Fair. Frisco Station Mall Arts and Crafts Festival. 100 N Dixieland Rd, Rogers, AR.  www.facebook.com/friscostationmallartsandcrafts


December 4–– Jingle & Mingle on Main 2021. Downtown Van Buren. www.oldtownvanburen.com


December 4–– Ozark Woodturners 25th Annual Show & Sale. Baxter County Fairgrounds, Mountain Home, AR. www.ozarkwoodturners.com


December 4–– Christmas Open House, Mather Lodge, Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton, AR. www.arkansasstateparks.com


December 4–– Rogers Historical Museum 21st Annual Holiday Open House. “Patriotic Christmas” tours of the 1895 Hawkins House and more. South Second St., Rogers, AR. rogershistoricalmuseum.org


December 4–– Searcy Jolly Jubilee and World Championship Chocolate Gravy Cookoff & More. White County Courthouse, downtown Searcy, AR. www.facebook.com/holidayoflights


December 5–– Annual Christmas Frolic and Museum Holiday Open Houses. Three of Little Rock’s museums will be hosting special holiday events. Check websites for detailed schedules.

• Historic Arkansas Museum, 200 E. 3rd St. www.historicarkansas.org

• Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, 501 W 9th St., Little Rock. www.mosaictemplarscenter.com

• Old State House Museum, 300 W Markham St. www.oldstatehouse.com


December 10–– 2021 Holiday Glow. Music, art, Santa, and more. Downtown Russellville, AR. www.facebook.com/RsvlAreaChamber  


December 10-11–– Christmas & Candlelight. Historic decorations, luminaries, and more. Historic Washington State Park. www.arkansasstateparks.com


December 10-12–– Amity Trade Days, 54 Acre Marketplace. Friday & Saturday 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday: 10:00 to 4:00. 843 S. Mountain Rd., Amity, AR.  (870) 223-6185   www.amitytradedays.com


December 11–– "Live General Merchandise Auction" Located at the facility, 4621 Asher Ave, Little Rock, AR. Auction 10:00 am start (9:00 am preview.) ISaySold Auction Services. (501) 258-4400 www.isaysold.com


December 11–– Living Windows in Downtown Eureka. Carolers, Santa, and more. Downtown Eureka Springs, AR. www.facebook.com/heartofeureka


December 11–– Fort Smith Museum of History’s Christmas Open House. 1:00 to 4:00 pm, located at 320 Rogers Ave, Fort Smith, AR. Plus, Fort Smith Christmas Parade 3:00 pm Downtown Fort Smith, AR. www.fortsmithmuseum.org/events


December 18–– Historic Homemade Holiday Ornament Workshop. 1:00 to 4:00 pm.    Delta Heritage Trail State Park, 5539 Hwy 49, Helena-West  Helena, AR. www.arkansasstateparks.com





Dates and Events are subject to change. Please call before driving to be certain of scheduling.


Your Monthly Guide for Antique Shopping in the state of Arkansas

Arkansas Antiques Newspaper

LOOKING AHEAD:

January 1–– First Day Hikes. Many Arkansas State Parks are hosting special hikes and programs scheduled for the first day of the new year –– part of a nationwide movement #firstdayhikes  www.arkansasstateparks.com


January 7-9–– Antique Alley Arkansas Antique Show. Friday (early buying day) 9:00 to 5:00, Saturday (general admission) 9:00 to 5:00, Sunday 12:00 noon to 5:00. Conway Expo Center, 2505 E. Oak St., Conway, AR.           www.antiquealleyarkansas.com


January 15–– Piecing Together History. Park interpreter led archaeology program, registration required. 9:00 am to 10:00 am, and again from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Hampson Archeological Museum State Park. 33 Park Ave., Wilson, AR. www.arkansasstateparks.com


February 18-20–– Vintage Tulsa Show. Exchange Center Building at Expo Square, 4145 E 21st St, Tulsa, OK. heritageeventcompany.com



Dates and Events are subject to change. Please call before driving to be certain of scheduling.