The Wildwood Holiday Tour of Homes is an annual event held by the Wildwood Park for the Arts in Little Rock, Arkansas. This unique tour helps foster the holiday spirit by offering two days of excursions to lavishly decorated homes in the city, with entertainment, food and drink, and all the elements of a special holiday affair.
The Wildwood Holiday Tour of Homes kicks off on a Friday night with the preview party, hosted at the first house of the tour. The following day, the tour brings participants to seven different homes located throughout Little Rock, decorated especially for this yearly event. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit Wildwood Park’s Arts on Tour Production, a program that brings a wide range of the arts to local elementary school students.
If you’re visiting Little Rock in early December, make it a priority to find time to participate in this extraordinary glimpse into the beautiful homes of Little Rock. However, make sure you purchase tickets in advance, as this popular tradition is certain to be high on everyone’s list of must-see holiday events.
This November 7th through the 10th, the Holiday House 2012 will be held at the State House Convention Center. The general shopping hours on these dates are as follows: Thursday, November 8th will be from noon to 9PM, Friday, November 9th will be from 9AM to 9PM and Saturday, November 10th will be from 9AM to 6PM. To find the Holiday House, use the map provided on the Junior League of Little Rock’s website.
Tickets are on sale now so don’t hesitate to buy. There are many different ticket options and services that come along with each. The cheapest start at $5 which is for Cookies & Milk Mrs. Claus at Holiday House which where you can bring your children to enjoy milk, cookies, and crafts while the cheery Mrs. Claus reads them classic holiday tales. The most expensive is the $100 Friends of Holiday House Ticket Special which includes 2 Sponsor Party Tickets, 2 Preview Party Tickets and a name listing on the Holiday House’s own personal Facebook fan page. For those wishing to enjoy some morning shopping, the $30 A Very Merry Morning Ticket might be the best option. This includes limited crowds and lots of space to visit all of the fantastic merchants available.
The International Greek Food Festival, which takes place in Little Rock, Arkansas every year in May, is exactly what it sounds like: a festival with tons of food hailing from Greek and Mediterranean culture.
This year, the Greek Food Festival took place from May 18 to May 20, 2012 at 1100 Napa Valley Drive in Little Rock, Arkansas. This annual Greek Food Festival is the biggest ethnic festival that takes place in Arkansas and has been around for 27 years. Each year, thousands of people come out to experience the different foods from the Mediterranean. The menu includes local favorites, ranging from sweets such as pastries to savory foods such as Greek Souvlaki, also known as Greek kabobs. In case participants get too full from eating all the delicious foods, the Greek Food Fest also offers other attractions including the Old World Market, which sells handmade trinkets and treasures from Greece, tours of the Church, and a kid’s area, which contains many fun activities like face painting, candy walk, jump houses, and a rock-climbing wall.
This Greek food festival is a wonderful event for the whole family, and will provide many cherished memories for the years to come.