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This Weekend in the River Valley

Shannon Foster

Shannon Foster may be somewhat new to the team, but she is by no means a real estate rookie!  A long term resident of the River Valley, in 2014 S...

Shannon Foster may be somewhat new to the team, but she is by no means a real estate rookie!  A long term resident of the River Valley, in 2014 S...

Nov 26 19 minutes read

TGIF! The weekend is here -- and with it, LOTS of activities to enjoy with family and friends all over the Arkansas River Valley. Have plans for the weekend? If you are looking for something to do, we have your go-to list every week right here on our blog! Here is what's happening this weekend in the Arkansas River Valley.

Whatever your plans, have a blessed weekend! Spend it with someone you love

#ItsMoreThanRealEstate


Thursday, November 28, 2019


                                                         Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours



Friday, November 29, 2019



Black Friday Sale - MARVA Workshop

Friday, November 29, 2019, from 9 AM – 5 PM
MARVA Workshop, Inc. 1205 S Arkansas Ave, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by MARVA Workshop, Inc. 

MARVA Workshop's Resale Store will be having our annual Black Friday Event on Nov. 29, 2019. The doors open at 9 AM!  So come early for the best selection!  We have many new items that have been saved just for this sale.  


Christmas Pictures in the Alley

Friday, November 29, 2019, from 5:45 PM – 7:15 PM
Kurt Jones Photography 308 W B St, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by Kurt Jones Photography and The Alley

Christmas is about to get real!  Friday (the day after Thanksgiving) we're planning to do Christmas Pictures in the Alley.  Cost is $5 per picture.  Pets are welcome.  We'll be set up from 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM.  We hope to see you there, and remember... #norulesinthealley


Game Night

Friday, November 29, 2019, from 5 - 7 pm
Dog Ear Books, 301 W Main St., Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by Dog Ear Books

Every Friday excluding Art Walk we will have Game Night from 5-7 pm. You can bring your own games or play ours. It is for any and all ages and free!


 

Mister Rogers Sweater Drive (Dardanelle)

Friday, November 29, 2019, from 9 AM – 5 PM
Arkansas River Valley Regional Library System 501 N Front St, Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834
Hosted by  Arkansas River Valley Regional Library System

It is getting close to that time of the year again for our annual Mister Rogers Sweater Drive. We thought we would kick off a tad early given the recent cold snap, so get your donations in to help warm our community. We accept gloves, sweaters, jackets, coats, and anything new or gently worn to aid in this effort.

Black Friday Event!

Friday, November 29, 2019, from 8 AM – 10 AM
Lee Ann's Fine Jewelry (Russellville, AR) 805 East Parkway Drive, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by  Lee Ann's Fine Jewelry 

Black Friday Door Busters!!

$9.99 Jewelry Sets that retail for $69

Everything in the cases will be 50% OFF from 8AM to 10AM!!

No Lay-a-ways and cannot be combined with any other offer.

Good while supplies last.

Black Friday w/Mister Lucky at Front Street Grill

Friday, November 29, 2019, from 9 PM – 1 AM
Front Street Bar & Grill 115 S. Front St., Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834
Hosted by  Mister Lucky,  Jocko Deal Music, and Front Street Grill 

Come let go of your Black Friday frustrations with us at Front Street Grill. $5 cover. Get there early and take advantage of the Prime Rib Dinner special Friday night 8 oz for $19.95 or the 12 oz for $22.95!


                                                       Black Friday Ads


Walmart                        Best Buy                       Goody's

Target                            Gamestop                     Belk

Kohl's                             Home Depot                Tractor Supply

Barnes & Noble            Sam's Club                    Bass Pro

Costco                            Shoe Carnival                Cabela's

Ikea                                JC Penney's                    Maurices





Saturday, November 30, 2019




River Valley Toy Run

Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 11 AM – 2 PM
The Journey 3001 E H St, Russellville, Arkansas 72802
Hosted by Regulators M/C

We are needing sponsors for our annual toy run! at this event we have the kids take turns to sit and talk to santa, and are taken to a room to pick out one toy. we will have a parade before the event starting at the junior high! the parade will end at the location of the event at the Journey church in Russellville. There will be a chili cook off $100 for 1st place, $100 for peoples choice, and $50 for runner up. Entry is FREE! There will be a 50/50 raffle. Tckets are $1 each or 6 for $5! raffle tickets are also entered for door prizes! There will also be a live auction and a bump n jump! Come out and help our local kiddos, check out some awesome cars and motorcycles, and eat some chili!





Pope County Farmer's Market

Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 8 am to 1 pm
Russellville Downtown, 320 W C St, Russellville, Arkansas 72801
Hosted by Kuroki Bakery: Artisan Breads and Pastries and 7 others

Depot Park hosts the 2019 Farmer's Market! Farm vendors will have a large selection of farm-raised produce, meat, eggs, and honey. Other vendors will have excellent artisan baked goods, home-baked items, jams and jellies, and an assortment of crafts.


Toy, Food Run & Christmas Parade

Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 11:30 AM – 3 PM
Clinton City Park Clinton, Arkansas 72031
Hosted by   Drasco Trading Post  

See flyer for details


Caroling in the Caverns 2019

Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 6 PM – 7 PM
Blanchard Springs Caverns NF 54 Forest Rd 1110-A, Mountain View, Arkansas 72560
Hosted by Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce  

Marvel at the beauty of astonishing formations coupled with the sounds of caroling resounding through the caverns as musicians perform your favorite old-time Christmas songs. Shows are every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Each show seats 100 people and they fill up quick. Tickets are on sale now.



Holiday Lights 2019

Saturday, November 23, 2019, from 4 PM – 9 PM to December 31, 2019, from 4 PM - 9 PM
Garvan Woodland Gardens 550 Arkridge Rd, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913
Hosted by Garvan Woodland Gardens  

Getting RESERVED TIME tickets to Holiday Lights is as easy as 1-2-3!

• Click on the Get Tickets link, click the week you want to access online Holiday Lights tickets

• CREATE your General Public User ACCOUNT, choose and ORDER your tickets online for DATE and TIME desired

• Bring Ticket Code(s) on your MOBILE DEVICE or as a PRINTED TICKET(s) for admission to Holiday Lights

Online Ticket holders will use the EXPRESS ENTRANCE LANE to enter and park. Arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before your TICKET ENTRANCE TIME.

The most celebrated outdoor light display in Arkansas for the holiday season opens at Garvan the Saturday before Thanksgiving and runs through New Year’s Eve (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas days). The Gardens will be aglow with over 4.5 million lights in a myriad of natural settings. Features include the luminescent Garden of the Pine Wind, the 50-foot tall Holiday Tree which plays holiday tunes animated to a light show, the Parterre garden on the Great Lawn, and traditional holiday scenes in the woodlands. Conclude your walking tour with free hot chocolate. The Chipmunk Café is open nightly until 9 p.m. serving soups, sandwiches, and snacks.

Holiday Lights is open when it rains; the Gardens closes in the case of inclement weather that would threaten the safety of visitors (lightning, ice, hail. high winds). Sorry, there are no refunds for closings.

Members Free with Current Membership Card and PHOTO I.D. | $15 adults | $5 ages 4-12 | Free ages 0-3 | Note: Dogs are not allowed in the Gardens during Holiday Lights except on Monday, December 2 for the Jingle Dog Pup Parade

TICKET INFO LINE: 800-366-4664

                            


Christmas on the Square/A Frosty Christmas Parade

Saturday, November 29, 2019, from 12 PM – 8 PM
Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce 300 W Commercial St, Ozark, Arkansas 72949
Hosted by  Ozark Area Chamber of Commerce 

The Misfits playing at 8 PM. Doors open at 7 PM. Cover charge goes to benefit Greg Lloyd. He had surgery and has been off work for awhile and his buddies want to help him out!






Sunday, December 1, 2019



                              

Chickalah Valley Group Ride

Sunday, December 1, 2019, from 3 PM – 6 PM
Mt Nebo Bench Trail Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834
Hosted by Rvoorc page 

Group ride at Chickalah Valley Loop. Bring your favorite mountain bike and enjoy a chill group ride. Ride consists of 8 miles and around 1000ft total elevation.


Christmas Minis at Buckaroo Ranch

Sunday, December 1, 2019, from 10 AM – 4 PM
Buckaroo Ranch 210 Old Baptist Cemetary Rd, Russellville, Arkansas 72802
Hosted by Beck Photography

This event is going to be HUGE! Featuring a 16Ft Christmas tree for all pictures! 🎄😱📷
15 Min sessions will include 10-15 digital images For only $65!




Arkansas State Parks Events This Weekend



GREEN FRIDAY

Meeting Place:  Visitor Center
Friday, November 29, 2019
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free


Avoid the hustle and bustle of Black Friday, go Green at Lake Dardanelle State Park. Spend this holiday season connecting with your family and friends in the great outdoors. Enjoy Lake Dardanelle State Park by renting an adventure PACK for the kids, going on a fall fun scavenger hunt, or borrow a rod a reel and sit along the shore and catch fish. Lake Dardanelle State Park is a place to make family memories this holiday season. #GreenFriday #optoutside

GREEN FRIDAY

Meeting Place: Lakeview Room
Friday, November 29, 2019 / 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free

This is your chance to spend a relaxing day at Lake Dardanelle State Park and avoid the chaos of the shopping malls. Come and go activity stations will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lakeview Room. All ages welcome! Visit all of the stations and stamp your Green Friday passport to receive a special discount in the park’s gift shop.

WHAT'S FOR LUNCH?

Saturday, November 29, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free
Meeting Place: Visitor Center   

We have 8,000 gallons of aquariums, filled with many of the fish species found in Lake Dardanelle. Join park staff in the visitor center as they feed the fish live food. See for yourself, what’s for lunch?

CRITTER CRUNCH

Meeting Place:  Visitor Center
Saturday, November 29, 2019, from 1:45 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free

Lake Dardanelle’s diverse habitats provide homes for many creatures large and small. Join a park interpreter in the kid’s corner of the visitor center as she tells you about some of the smaller creatures. She will also feed these creatures; so come discover the small native wonders we have around us.

NATURE JOURNALS

Meeting Place: Orientation Room
Saturday, November 30, 2019 / 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free

Many of the early explorers, including those that traveled through the area around what is now Lake Dardanelle State Park, kept journals of the things they saw and experienced as they traversed the wilderness. Join a park interpreter in the visitor center Orientation Room to learn why it was so important. You will also be able make your own nature journal to take with you.

MORNING HIKE

Meeting Place: Amphitheater
Saturday, November 30, 2019 / 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516
Admission: Free

Lake Dardanelle is home to many interesting creatures due to its diverse habitat. Join a park interpreter at the amphitheater and venture down the Meadowbrook Trail. We will see who is out and about this morning.

EAGLE TOUR

Meeting Place: Weigh-in Pavilion
Saturday, November 30, 2019 / 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516 
Admission: Free

Lake Dardanelle State Park is proud to offer free winter lake cruises for the best chance of seeing our national symbol, the bald eagle. Many other spectacular birds will be in the area for viewing including American white pelicans, ducks, and snow geese. Please dress warmly, as temperatures and winds are more severe on the lake. In an effort to accommodate as many people as possible for our tours, we will be taking reservations. Call the visitor center at (479) 967-5516 to reserve your seat. We will begin boarding 15 minutes before the tour at the boat dock near the Tournament Weigh-In Facility. Tours are weather dependent.

NOTICING NATURE SCAVENGER HUNT

Meeting Place: Visitor Center
Sunday, December 1, 2019 / 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Lake Dardanelle State Park, 100 State Park Drive, Russellville, AR 72802, Phone: 479-967-5516 
Admission: Free

There is great diversity in habitat and animals at Lake Dardanelle State Park, making it easy to explore and enjoy nature here. See how many of the nature items on our list you can find. Pick up a list at the visitor center, and return it for a prize.



GREEN FRIDAY RIM TRAIL HIKE

Meeting Place: Waterfall Trailhead
Friday, November 29, 2019 / 10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834  Phone: 479-229-3655 
Admission: Free

Skip the Black Friday crowds, and instead come to Mount Nebo State Park! The beautiful Rim Trail offers scenic views of the Arkansas River Valley. Participants will hike a portion of the Rim Trail with a park interpreter. This hike will be moderately strenuous. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. #GreenFriday

GREEN FRIDAY SUMMIT PARK TRAIL HIKE

Meeting Place: Summit Park Trailhead
Friday, November 29, 2019 / 2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834  Phone: 479-229-3655 
Admission: Free

Skip the Black Friday crowds, and instead come to Mount Nebo State Park! Take a hike with a park interpreter on a portion of the Summit Park Trail. Enjoy the nature and work of the Civilian Conservation Corps on a strenuous 1-mile hike. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. #GreenFriday


MOUNT NEBO'S HOTEL HISTORY

Meeting Place: Cornwell House      
Saturday, November 30, 2019 / 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834  Phone: 479-229-3655 
Admission: Free

Before Mount Nebo was a state park, it was home to the luxurious Summit Park Hotel that catered to the upper class. With activities that ranged from evening balls to horseback riding, it was the premiere place to spend the summer in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Join a park interpreter to explore the nooks and crannies of Mount Nebo's hotel history

OWLS: SUPERHEROES OF THE FOREST

Meeting Place: Amphitheater    
Saturday, November 30, 2019 / 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834  Phone: 479-229-3655 
Admission: Free

Did you know owls had superpowers? They can see at night, and they even fight villains! Join a park interpreter to find out what else these superheroes are capable of!

HIKE TO LOVER'S LEAP

Meeting Place: Summit Park Trailhead
Saturday, November 30, 2019 / 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834  Phone: 479-229-3655 
Admission: Free

Lover's Leap and the legend surrounding it is a part of the tradition of Mount Nebo State Park. Join a park interpreter to hear the legend of Lover's Leap, explore the history of Mount Nebo, and enjoy the breathtaking views from the Rim Trail. This hike will be moderately difficult. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes, and bring water.

OH DEER

Meeting Place: Amphitheater
Sunday, December 01, 2019 / 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834  Phone: 479-229-3655 
Admission: Free

When you come to Mount Nebo State Park, you're bound to see some white-tailed deer! Join a park interpreter to learn about the deer that live in the state park and pick up some tips on how to keep them safe!

HIKE TO SUNRISE POINT

Meeting Place: Waterfall Trailhead
Sunday, December 01, 2019 / 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Mount Nebo State Park, 16728 West State Hwy. 155, Dardanelle, AR 72834  Phone: 479-229-3655 
Admission: Free

Mount Nebo State Park's Sunrise Point is a great place to spend time and enjoy views of the Arkansas River Valley. Witness these and other spectacular views while hiking on a portion of the Rim Trail to Sunrise Point. This hike will range in difficulty from moderate to strenuous. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water.


22ND ANNUAL MOUNTAIN RENDEZVOUS

Meeting Place: Historic CCC Field
Friday, November 29, 2019 - Sunday, December 01, 2019 / 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  
Petit Jean State Park, 1285 Petit Jean Mountain Road, Morrilton, AR 72110 Phone: 501-727-5441 
Admission: Free

Experience a primitive camp, as well as some of the survival skills used by Arkansas pioneers. Watch a variety of demonstrations including muzzleloading rifles, tomahawk throwing, and more! Co-presented by the Early Arkansas Reenactors Association. Contact the park for a schedule.



That's it for this edition. All of us at the Tabatha Davis Team invite you to have a safe and fun weekend. Spend it with someone you love.

#ItsMoreThanRealEstate

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