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November 2022 Events in Arkansas


Looking for something to do in Arkansas in November? Whether you want something active or relaxing, cultural or nature-oriented, historic or trendy, Arkansas’s got you covered. If you have never attended the Wings Over the Prairie Festival, then be sure to check out their schedule of events and head to Stuttgart. Arkansas is home to the largest Christmas sale in the south at the Guess and Company Christmas Warehouse, which will be open to the public this month. Check it out! Not to mention the incredible lineups for live music and performances. Here are some highlights for November.

Just be sure to check with each location before venturing out, as hours may change.

Robinson Center (Little Rock)

There’s not a bad seat in this house at the Robinson Center.
What started as great has become magnificent. The historic 1939 Robinson Center’s lavish $70 million renovation has made it the crown jewel for performances, meetings and events of all types in Little Rock. This month there are several events to choose from to add to your November calendar.

Nov. 2: DC Young Fly
Nov. 12/13: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
Nov. 17: A Magical Cirque Christmas
Nov. 25-27: Fiddler on the Roof
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Guess and Company Christmas Warehouse (Des Arc)

Once a year, the Guess and Company warehouse opens up to the public so you can shop amazing products at discounted prices. Make plans to go with some friends and check out their fantastic products in a Christmas wonderland and get your Christmas decor that you will cherish and create memories with for years to come. This sale is the largest Christmas sale in the south.

Venue: Des Arc (2411 W Main Street)
Date: Oct. 22-Dec. 4 (Open Wednesday Thru Sunday 9a.m.- 6 p.m.)
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Murphy Arts District (El Dorado)

Murphy Arts District is dedicated to brining arts and entertainment to downtown El Dorado. The outdoor amphitheater at the Murphy Arts District is the perfect venue for outdoor films, concerts and music festivals. There is an excellent line up this month.

Nov. 3 : Jo Dee Messina
Nov. 11: Herobust
Nov. 18: A Magical Cirque Christmas

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Arkansas PBS Family Day (Conway)

Arkansas PBS Family Day returns to Conway, Arkansas, this fall with the daylong celebration: “C is for Community!.” There will be events all day, including PBS KIDS characters, live animals, presentations from the Museum of Discovery, a mobile maker space from The Innovation Hub, tours of a Conway Fire Department truck, Arkansas Game and Fish’s BIG mobile aquarium, games and giveaways from the Arkansas Travelers and more! Entry is FREE, but registration is recommended. You can register via Eventbrite on the link below.

Venue: University of Central Arkansas
Date: Nov. 5
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Mountain View Fall Bluegrass Festival

The 20th Annual Mountain View Fall Bluegrass Festival is packed with first rate acts that are sure to keep you entertained.

Venue: Ozark Folk Center
Date: Nov. 10-12
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21st Annual Taste of the Holidays at Mid-America Science Museum

On Thursday, November 17th, Taste of the Holidays returns to the Mid-America Science Museum. Running from 6 PM until 9 PM, the annual museum fundraiser will be held in person for the first time since 2019 and features new experiences and vendors for attendees to enjoy.

Venue: Mid-American Science Museum
Date: Nov. 17
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Bella Rustina Modern Vintage Market (Conway)

Bella Rustina is locally-owned out of Maumelle and is the largest vintage market in central Arkansas. Exhibitors will fill 325+ booths inside the Conway Expo & Event Center and open-air pavilion with everything from vintage to handmade creations to vintage-inspired décor. On top of being a great shopping experience, Bella Rustina will also have food trucks and many indoor food choices like handmade fried pies, roasted candy and nuts, kettle corn, coffee and more!

Venue: Conway Expo Center
Date: Nov. 18-20
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Wings Over the Prairie Festival (Stuttgart)

Stuttgart hosts the World’s Championship Duck Calling Contest & Wings Over the Prairie Festival each year. The festival is the largest outdoor expo in the Mid-South and celebrates the kickoff of duck season. The festival has something for everyone so make plans to check it out on Thanksgiving weekend. This year marks the 87th festival. There will be a carnival, midway, duck calling championships, arts and crafts, sporting and outdoor exhibits, and much more.

Venue: Stuttgart
Date: Nov. 22-26
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Ozark Holidays Craft Show (Mountain View)

Get away from the fuss and flurry of the modern city and come to where holidays are about people and craftsmanship is done by hand. You can shop the Ozark Folk Center State Park Craft Village during the Ozark Holidays Craft Show on Nov. 26, 2022. Artisans will be set up in their workshops and guest crafters will be in the visitor center.

Venue: Ozark Folk Center
Date: Nov. 26
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Simmons Bank Arena (Little Rock)

There is plenty of variation coming to Simmons Bank Arena this month. As of now, there are still tickets available for these. Which event would be your first choice?

Nov. 2: Greta Van Fleet Dreams in Gold Tour
Nov. 4/5: Sesame Street Live
Nov. 11: Zach Williams Fall Tour
Nov. 13: Patti Labelle & Gladys Knight
Nov. 26: Five Finger Death Punch
Nov. 27: Eagles Hotel California Tour

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Arkansas Running Events

This month calls for several big running events in Arkansas. Check out the list below and pick one to participate in or show up and cheer on the runners. There are several Turkey Trots happening all over the state during the week of Thanksgiving. If your hometown is hosting one, make plans to check it out and participate!

Nov. 5: City Of Colleges 1/2 Marathon (Conway)
Nov. 5: Jim Rowland FCA River Valley Run (Fort Smith)
Nov. 5: Race the Base Trail Run (Roland)
Nov. 6: Razorback Running Revival (Mountainburg)
Nov. 12 : Spa Running Festival (Hot Springs)
Nov. 19: Hope for the Holidays 1/2 Marathon and 5k (Batesville)
Nov. 19: Turkey Trot (Beebe)
Nov. 19: Devils Den Trail Run (West Fork)
Nov. 19: Turkey Trot (Siloam Springs)
Nov. 19: White River Marathon for Kenya
Nov. 20: Eureka Springs Trail Run
Nov. 24: Go!bbler Turkey Trot (Little Rock)
Nov. 24: Turkey Trot 5K (Searcy)
Nov. 26: Great Duck Race (Stuttgart)

You can find information about many of these races by Clicking Here.

No matter where you live, there is something for everyone in Arkansas in November.

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