Thursday, December 13, 2007

OFF DUTY LIFE >>12-14-07

Rep presents 'Hello, Dolly!'

“Hello, Dolly!” will run through Jan. 6 at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main Street, Little Rock. “Hello, Dolly!,” is based on a book by Michael Stewart, Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman and is based on the play The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder. Winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, “Hello Dolly!” is the irresistible story of the matchmaker who arrives in Yonkers, New York with marriage on her mind and a recipe for love in her pocket. This grand musical comedy glitters with happy songs, shines with heartfelt love scenes, and comes alive with the personality of one of the most fabulous characters on the musical stage...Dolly Levi! Admission: $30-$50. For more information visit

Enchanted Forest runs through Dec. 30

Sherwood’s 7th Annual Enchanted Forest and Holiday Trails of Lights runs through Dec. 30 at Sherwood Forest. The display runs from 6 to 9:30 p.m. and is a 1.5 mile drive-thru stretch of holiday lights. Displays for the trail are provided by the Sherwood A&P Commission, businesses and individuals. New displays are added each year. Admission is free. Donations appreciated.

Donations due Sunday

The Jacksonville Museum of Military History and Mt. Tabor Methodist Church are sponsoring Christmas Care for Veterans, and collecting items the two organizations will be giving to the Little Rock Veterans Retirement Home. The groups are asking for donations of new sweat suits, slippers, white cotton t-shirts, pajama pants, socks or flannel pajamas of all different sizes (including large and X-large) no later than Sunday. Items may be dropped off during regular business hours at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History, 100 Veterans Circle, Jacksonville or Mt. Tabor Methodist Church, Hwy. 89 South in Cabot. Please do not purchase any toiletries. For more information, contact the museum at 241-1943 or the church at 843-1084.

Singers to host Madrigal Feast

The Arkansas State University-Beebe Singers will celebrate the coming holiday season with the color and pageantry of their Yuletide Madrigal Feast today and Saturday at 7 p.m. at University Café on the Beebe campus, located at 610 N. Pecan St. Tickets at $17.50 and must be purchased in advance, as seating is limited. Call the ticket office at 882-8351 or stop the ASU-Beebe Student Center for tickets.


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