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Step back in time with 16th Annual Petit Jean Mountain Rendezvous

Step back in time with 16th Annual Petit Jean Mountain Rendezvous

MORRILTON, Ark. (Petit Jean State Park) - During the Thanksgiving season, visitors to Petit Jean State Park are invited to take a step back in time to the early 1800s, at the park’s 16th Annual Mountain Rendezvous.

Beginning on Friday, November 29th, park visitors will be able to see how people dressed and lived when much of Arkansas was an unsettled wilderness, a place of French exploration and fur trade.  The rendezvous camp will be open to the public on Friday, November 29th, Saturday, November 30th and Sunday, December 1st. 

AETN to hold Roaring ’20s cocktail reception, Downton Abbey: Season 4’ preview screening

AETN to hold Roaring ’20s cocktail reception, Downton Abbey: Season 4’ preview screening

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — The Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Foundation will host a Roaring ’20s cocktail reception inspired by the Academy Award-winning “Masterpiece” series “Downton Abbey” Thursday, Dec. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at Wildwood Park for the Arts, 20919 Denny Road, Little Rock.

Fans of “Downton Abbey” are invited to join the AETN Foundation for an evening of elegance at a Roaring ’20s cocktail reception featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, music, dancing, a period photo booth, costume contest and door prizes.

Blood Drive events for the month of Nov. in White County

Blood Drive events for the month of Nov. in White County

Nov. 19 from 1-6 p.m. at American Red Cross, 1120 S. Main St. in Searcy, Ark.

Nov. 22 from 12-5 p.m. at American Red Cross, 1120 S. Main St. in Searcy, Ark.

Nov. 26 from 1-6 p.m. at American Red Cross, 1120 S. Main St. in Searcy, Ark.

Nov. 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Searcy High School, 301 N. Ella in Searcy, Ark.

Nov. 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Searcy High School, 301 N. Ella in Searcy, Ark.

Nov. 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Searcy Fire Department, 501 W. Beebe-Capps in Searcy, Ark. (complimentary T-shirt for presenting donors, while supplies last)

Nov. 29 from 1-5 p.m. at First Security Bank, 1801 W. DeWitt Henry Drive in Beebe, Ark. (complimentary T-shirt for presenting donors, while supplies last)

Little Rock Marathon prices go up Oct. 31

Little Rock Marathon prices go up Oct. 31

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The cost to enter the Little Rock Marathon will soon be a little bit more expensive.

A spokesperson for the marathon said online fees will be at Marathon - $90, Half Marathon - $65, 10K - $30, 5K Fun Run - $25, and Little Rockers - $20 through midnight on Oct. 31. After that, prices will go up.

From Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, fees will be Marathon - $95, Half Marathon - $70, 10K - $35, 5K Fun Run - $25, and Little Rockers - $20 . And, from Jan. 1 to Feb. 21, fees will be Marathon - $100, Half Marathon - $75, 10K - $40, 5K Fun Run - $30, and Little Rockers - $25.

Other deadlines for the marathon include Dec. 31 being the last day to get personalized race number (this is for marathon and half-marathon only) and Jan. 15 being the last day for corral seeding (Find out what that is:  http://on.kthv.com/1f4sejA).

Isaac Alexander featured in concert as part of AETN Arts Fridays Nov. 8

Isaac Alexander featured in concert as part of AETN Arts Fridays Nov. 8

CONWAY, Ark. (AETN) — “AETN Presents: On the Front Row With Isaac Alexander” will premiere on the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) Friday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m.

“AETN Presents: On the Front Row” is part of AETN Arts Fridays, featuring world-class arts and culture programming, and locally produced series.

Alexander, a multi-talented musician from Little Rock, recently released his latest album, “Antivenin Suite” (Max Recordings), which has been described as laidback rock. His last solo record, “See Thru Me,” ranked No. 6 on the Arkansas Times Music Poll’s best Arkansas albums list. Joining him for this performance are: Jason Weinheimer, guitar; Chris Michaels, bass; Will Boyd, drums; and Rob Bell, keys. Members of Alexander’s longtime band Big Silver are also featured. They include: Brad Williams, guitar; Mike Nelson, bass; and Bart Angel, drums.

Cabot Thankgiving Feast needs donations

Cabot Thankgiving Feast needs donations

CABOT, Ark. (City of Cabot) - With the economy in a down turn, many people are not able to afford a Thanksgiving meal. The Cabot community wants everyone to be able to have a meal and come together as a family at the Fourth Annual Cabot Community Thanksgiving Feast. The organizers of the Fourth Annual Cabot Community Thanksgiving Feast are asking the Cabot community to come together to provide a Thanksgiving dinner for those that would not have a Thanksgiving meal. The organizers want people to realize that they don’t have to be alone and they don’t have to spend Thanksgiving without a meal or a place to go. The goals for the feast are to show the love of Christ, provide a relaxing, home-like atmosphere and a first-class Thanksgiving meal (Matthew 25:34-40).

Jerry Butler and the Blu-J's to perform at KASU's Bluegrass Monday Aug. 26

Jerry Butler and the Blu-J's to perform at KASU's Bluegrass Monday Aug. 26

(ASU) - Jerry Butler and the Blu-J’s will perform a concert of traditional bluegrass and bluegrass-Gospel music on Monday, August 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the Collins Theatre, 120 West Emerson Street, in downtown Paragould, Arkansas.  The concert is part of the Bluegrass Monday concert series presented by KASU 91.9 FM.  KASU will literally “pass the hat” to collect money to pay the group.  The suggested donation is $5 per person.

Butler was raised in East Tennessee where he still makes his home, and he has been playing in bluegrass bands for nearly four decades.  He started his first band at age 12.  He has been the lead singer and guitarist for numerous groups including Pine Mountain Railroad, Lorraine Jordan’s Carolina Road, Lynwood Lunceford’s Misty Valley Boys, and the Joe Isaacs Band.