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Christmas 2014 is almost upon us, in fact less than a week away. There are still many festive events happening throughout Northwest Arkansas.  Events are listed in chronological order below each city.

Regardless of where you go, take time to enjoy your loved ones and share the season of joy.

Bentonville

Friday, December 19th
Time: 2:30 – 3:30 PM
Event: Caroling on the Bentonville Square in front of Walton’s 5&10 at The Walmart Museum.

Saturday, December 20th
Time: 9:00 AM – Noon
Event: Santa Clause and the Coca-Cola Bear at the Walmart Museum.

Bentonville Arkansas Square at Christmas

Photo Courtesy Arkansas Dept of Parks and Tourism

Ozark Festival of Lights
Ozark Festival of Lights

Saturday, December 20th

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 PM
Event: Winter Break Wonders ~ StoneLion Puppet Theatre: “The Emperor Penguin’s New Clothes” at Crystal Bridges. 

Saturday, December 20th
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Event: Winter Break Wonders ~ Drop-in Art Making: Itty Bitty Igloos
Create an itty bitty igloo sculpture using everyday materials in this free, drop-in studio. at Crystal Bridges.

Saturday, December 20th
Time: 6:30 PM
Event: Frosty’s Flicks at Lawrence Plaza.  The movie,The Santa Clause will be showing.

Sunday, December 21st
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Event: Winter Break WondersPop-Up Playground: Fun & Discovery with Project Play Every Day at Crystal Bridges. 

Sunday, December 21st
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Event: Concert: The Morris Caroling Company presents “The Alfred Burt Carols” at Crystal Bridges. 

Tuesday, December 23rd
Time: 4:00 PM
Event: Caroling on the Bentonville Square in front of Walton’s 5&10 at The Walmart Museum

Wednesday, December 24th
Time: 6:30 PM
Event: The Rink at Lawrence Plaza offers theme night.  A Very Merry Winter Wonderland. Dress up in your best costume to compliment the theme!

Eureka Springs

Friday, December  19th
Time: 6:00 PM
Event: The Annual Eureka Springs Christmas Parade in Downtown

Friday, December 19-21st
Time: 6:00 PM
Event: Charles Dickens, “A Christmas Carol”  Main Stage Theatre

nutcrackerFayetteville

Thursday, December 18-31st
Time: 5:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Event: The Lights of the Ozarks at the Downtown Fayetteville Square

Friday, December  19th
Time: 7:00 PM
Event: Moscow Classical Ballet’s The Nutcracker at The Walton’s Art Center.

Saturday, December 20th
Time: 8:00 AM
Event: Jingle Bell Jog and Reindeer Run Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks
Walk, run, have breakfast, win door prizes, enjoy music and chat with special guests. 

Saturday, December  20th
Time: 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Event: Moscow Classical Ballet’s The Nutcracker The Walton’s Art Center.

Sunday, December 21st
Time: 2:00 PM
Event: Moscow Classical Ballet’s The Nutcracker The Walton’s Art Center.

Rogers

Saturday, December  20th
Time
10:00 AM
Event: Polar Express movie at Rogers Little Theatre

Note: Note: Crystal Bridges is featuring “Winter Break Wonders” (Dec 20- Jan 4), which offers family-friendly activities, including crafts, puppet shows and live music.