HOLIDAY EVENTS

• The choir of Grace Presbyterian Church, 1010 Hogan Lane, will present a Christmas concert, "Kinsman Redeemer," on Tuesday, beginning at 7 p.m. The children of the church will also perform a Nativity pageant. The public is invited.

• A Christmas Carol will take the stage Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Reynolds Performance Hall on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas.

• New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church of Conway located 8 Taylor Circle will celebrate it’s 13th annual Christmas Morning service on Monday, Dec. 25, at 9 a.m. The theme is "Christ is born." Pastor Willie Johnson of Solomon Grove Baptist Church of Twin Groves will be the guest speaker. The public is invited to attend.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

• The Lantern Theatre will be holding auditions for "Steel Magnolias" Jan. 8-9.

• Blackbird Academy is offering two free field trip opportunities. Peter Pan, the Ballet, will be presented on January 26, 2018 and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the Play, will be presented on March 9, 2018. There is no charge, but reservations must be made by contacting Ann Turney, 501.472.7303 or ann@blackbirdacademy.org as soon possible to assure availability of the show (before the Christmas holidays is recommended).

UPCOMING EVENTS

• The Mayflower City Council will meet at City Hall on Monday at 7 p.m.

• The Greenbrier Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a meeting on Monday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Greenbrier Municipal Building.

• The Conway Planning Commission will hold a meeting on Monday at 7 p.m. in the District Court Building.

• The Vilonia City Council will meet Tuesday at 18 Bise Drive, Vilonia at 7 p.m.

TODAY

• The Conway Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Christmas Open House at 900 Oak St. in the chamber lobby from 2-4 p.m.

FRIDAY

• ARcare Vilonia hosts the Great Turkey Giveaway at its location starting at 2 p.m. There will be 100 free turkeys to give away, first come, first served. For more information, call ARcare Vilonia at 501-796-6740.

• Red Curtain Theatre is putting on "Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical" today-Sunday

• The Lantern Theatre presents "A Lantern Christmas" today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The show will consist of sketches, Christmas carols and improv.

SATURDAY

• Red Curtain Theatre is putting on "Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical" today-Sunday

• The Lantern Theatre presents "A Lantern Christmas" at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. The show will consist of sketches, Christmas carols and improv.

SUNDAY

• Red Curtain Theatre is putting on "Miracle on 34th Street: The Musical"

• The Lantern Theatre presents "A Lantern Christmas" at 2:30 p.m. The show will consist of sketches, Christmas carols and improv.