Dec. 3 with an open house with drinks and snacks. The market will run through Dec. 18. Winter workshops available from Nov. 6 to Dec. 11. See communitycreativecenter.org for more information.
Bentonville turns on its lights at the historic square at 6 p.m. On Dec. 7, Dec. 15 and Dec. 21.The annual Bentonville Christmas Parade includes cars, floats and Santa as it weaves down Main Street and around the square. This year’s parade theme is “Colors of the Season” and starts at 6 p.m. • Tree Lighting — Keep Fort Smith Beautiful hosts a tree lighting ceremony complete with carolers and food trucks starting at 5 p.m. Nov. 26 in Cisterna Park, 1001 Garrison Ave.
Over in Eureka Springs, the annual Holiday Window Decorating Contest starts on Nov. 14 in shop windows all over downtown. Visitors are invited to “stroll the shops and vote for their favorite display.” The winner will be announced on Dec. 10 at Basin Spring Park. After the Friday night parade, Rawn says that folks should check Experience Fayetteville for Santa’s other appearances during the Lights of the Ozarks, which will glow until Jan. 1, 2023.
Creativity is sparking in Downtown Bentonville at The House of Songs, an intentional space for local and visiting artists to collaborate, share and grow. • Ice Skating Rink straight request grow it back reviews — A soft opening of the Community Rescue Mission synthetic ice skating rink starts at 2 p.m. Rink will be open through Jan. 2. More information at fortsmithiceskating.com.
Dec. 10 in downtown Bentonville. This year’s theme is “Colors of the Season.” Find out more about the parade and the route at downtownbentonville.org. Get more local news delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up for free Patch newsletters and alerts. The quickest way to get caught up on the most important things happening today in Bentonville. The group will be walking their corgis and they are inviting dog owners to come walk with them for free even if they do not own a corgi.
WONDER-ful Kids Presents a Night of Christmas! Is hosted at FCC Bentonville & WaterWay. Christmas has to be one of the best times of the year! Whether you’re new to the city or you’ve been here for years, there are new things going on all over to celebrate Christmas in Bentonville each year. We are thinking of all the most exciting things we can pack into a First Friday for one thriller of a block party.
Hearst Television participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. The Walton 5&10 is closed for renovations, but Santa will be outside the shop to meet children from 5 p.m. On Dec. 7, Dec. 15 and Dec. 21.
“This nonprofit has provided important services to our community, including providing opportunities for us all to gather, celebrate, and make memories. I have felt that profoundly since my first arrival in Bentonville almost five years ago. A DBI news release gave no reason for the leadership change. Dana Sargent Schlagenhaft,DBI’s communications director, will assume the job on an interim basis, effective immediately. • Bentonville Christmas Parade — 6 p.m.