Another local indicator of the holiday season, Dazzle Daze, takes place Thursday through Saturday at the Conway Expo Center.

The shopping event benefits programs and services offered by Conway Regional Health System.

Dazzle Daze begins Thursday with Girls’ Nite Out 6-9 p.m., featuring live jazz by Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers, Chicks Who Click photo sessions, presentations by Chef Jill McCollum, and drawings from Fletcher Smith’s Jewelers and Cosmetic Laser Solutions.

General shopping will be Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tickets are $5 for general shopping. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door for Girls’ Nite Out.

About 90 merchants are expected this year, according to Conway Regional, offering jewelry, gourmet food, decor, clothing, toys and artwork.

The drawing for the limited ticket chance to win a Ford Mustang convertible from Smith Ford ail be at 4 p.m. Saturday.

Other prizes are a golf cart donated by Angela Conrad, Inc., a $3,000 gift certificate for Conway Women’s MedSpa, a $1,000 furniture gift certificate to Cajun Brothers Furniture, and a $1,000 fly fishing package for two from The Toad Fly.

For children, Santa will be at the Expo Center 9 a.m. for a pajama party.

Kids are invited to wear their pajamas and listen to stories from Santa, visit with elves and have photos taken.

The party is limited to 100 tickets.

To purchase tickets to the raffle or events, call 501-513-5778 or visit

Dazzle Daze has raised more than $360,000 in support of Conway Regional’s programs including cardiology and neonatal intensive care.

Dazzle Daze proceeds this year benefit the ONE capital campaign to pay for the expansion of the Women’s Center and surgical facilities, to fund a medical scholarship, and to provide scholarships to Conway Regional Health and Fitness Center.