Several events are taking place in the greater Jonesboro, Arkansas area. Many events can be found at www.Arkansas.com. This season is a great time to explore Arkansas. The temperatures are still very mild and enjoyable.
There will be an ‘American Indian Craft Gourd Workshop’ at the Parkin Archeological State Park on December 1st, 2012. The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. You will learn about how the ancient inhabitants of Casqui prepared and stored their food. They did not have the conveniences of today. Participants in this workshop will learn the basics of how to prepare and decorate gourds that look like the ones the Casqui used many centuries ago. Gourds, miscellaneous materials and instruction will be provided for a nominal fee of $20 per person. Bring a bag lunch with you. It is always wise to call first for space availability. The contact phone number is 870-755-2500 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. While at the park, it may be interesting to take in the ‘Museum and Archeological Site Self Walking Tour’ which is free, or the guided walking tour is $3 for adults and $2 for children.
Barnes and Noble, at The Mall at Turtle Creek, are hosting a weekly NOOK meeting as long as there is interest and participation. The store will be introducing the different models of the eBook Reader and demonstrate both basic and advanced features. NOOK users can bring along their own NOOKs to learn and share with the group. This event is taking place on Friday, November 30th, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. For more information, call the store at 870-336-2543.
Looking for a fun event for children? Barnes and Noble, at The Mall at Turtle Creek, are hosting ‘Granny D. Storytime’. It will take place in the Children’s Department on the stage. It will be a weekly event reading new and classic stories plus singing fun songs. The event will be on Saturday, December 1st, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. and recurring each Saturday. For more information, please call the store at 870-336-2543.
Another fun and interesting event in the Natural State is the ‘Historic Holiday Crafts Workshop’ at Davidsonville Historic State Park. This event will take place on December 8th, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the park. Meet in the Visitor Center at 10:00 a.m. Make your own Christmas gifts for a nominal fee of $1 per craft. The workshop will talk about pioneer holiday traditions and make some traditional crafts. For more information, call the park at 870-892-4708 or email Davidsonville@arkansas.com.
There are so many exciting events going on in the greater Jonesboro, Arkansas area for all members of the family. Get out and enjoy the season.