• The Funky Junk Road Show will be December 8-9 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the Conway Expo Center

• Illuminate will be held on Saturday, November 25 from 2-7 p.m. at Rogers Plaza and Simon Park. The event will feature the lighting of the 54-foot-tall Christmas tree, rides on the giant Ferris Wheel, pictures with Santa Claus, horse and carriage rides, miniature train rides, funnel cakes and more.


• The annual County Intergovernmental Cooperation Council meeting has been set for Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., upstairs in Courtroom A at the Faulkner County Courthouse.

• The Salvation Army Red Kettle and Angel Tree Kickoff is scheduled for 10 a.m. Nov. 14 at the First Security Bank on Old Morrilton Highway.

• Getting Out of the Boxes: Racing Toward Communication, Connection & Community will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Faulkner County Library, 1900 Tyler St. Participants will come together to talk with one another and raise awareness about how race affects the economic, political and social well-being of the entire Conway community. The is event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

• The Shakespeare Club meeting will be held at the home of Frances Hendricks, 1931 Robinson on November 16, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Julie Adkisson will present the program "A Worn Path" by Eudora Welty. Co-Hostesses are Molly Jones and Marette Stiritz.


• Faulkner County senior center activities:

Conway — 10:30 a.m., Inspriational moments

Greenbrier — 11 a.m., Piano and gospel music

Vilonia — 10 a.m., Exercise

Mt. Vernon — 9:30 a.m., book club

Menu: Bacon wrapped pork filet


• The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) will observe its annual Veterans Day Celebration at 1 p.m. on the lawn in front of McAlister Hall, near the center of campus. The event will commemorate and honor the service of all veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and feature notable speakers, food, music and a Veterans Information Fair. In the event of rain the service will be held in McCastlain Hall.

• There will be a Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Walmart on Dave Ward Drive in Conway.

• Faulkner County senior center activities:

Conway — 10:15 a.m., Information and chair massages

Greenbrier — 11 a.m., American Legion post 64 - to honor our Veterans

Vilonia — 11 a.m., Music

Mayflower — 10:30 a.m., chair exercise

Menu: Vegetable beef soup


• Faulkner County senior center activities:

Conway — 6:30 - 9 p.m., Dance and dessert night

Greenbrier — 12:15 p.m., bingo

Vilonia — 6 - 10 p.m., Game night

Twin Groves — 12 p.m., bingo

Menu: Soft beef taco


• There will be a Red Cross blood drive from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Greenbrier Event Center

• The Fall Star Party at Woolly Hollow will be from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the park Visitor Center. Members of the Central Arkansas Astronomical Society will have telescopes available to view the different celestial bodies and constellations, and will be there to answer your questions. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.


• Cookies with Santa will be held from 1-4 p.m. at UCA Downtown. Bring the kids and let them decorate a cookie and tell Santa their wish list! For additional information, please call Autumn at 501-450-3118.