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What is there in Conway to do on Thanksgiving?

What is there in Conway to do on Thanksgiving?

Maybe, for whatever reason, you’ve found yourself away from family this Thanksgiving. Maybe you have to work and end up missing the big family gathering. Or maybe you just don’t feel like celebrating the “traditional” holiday and are looking to do something completely different.

What to do? Where can you go that’s still open? Well here are some ideas.

+ Bowling – Conway Family Bowl is open from 2 pm until midnight.

+ Movies - Here's what showing Thursday at the Cinemark on Skyline Drive.

+ Restaurants - The Golden Corral located at 814 East Oak St is open 7 am - 8 pm.

'Dazzle Daze' Nov. 17-19

'Dazzle Daze' Nov. 17-19

CONWAY-As Conway’s holiday shopping extravaganza nears its tenth anniversary, supporters say it is bigger and better than ever.

In the past nine years, Dazzle Daze has raised about $240,000 in support of health care at Conway Regional Health System benefiting services from the neonatal intensive care nursery to the cardiology program. This year the Conway Regional Women’s Council will direct Dazzle Daze funds toward the ONE campaign for the expansion and renovation of obstetrics and surgery services as well as provide medical scholarships to the Health & Fitness Center. About 100 merchants from several states are expected at the event.

Dazzle Daze will begin with “Girls Nite Out,” Thursday, November 17, 6-9 pm, and will continue through Friday, November 18, 10 am-8 pm Saturday, November 19, 10 am-6 pm.

REMINDER: Fashion designers apply for Little Rock Fashion Week 2012

REMINDER: Fashion designers apply for Little Rock Fashion Week 2012

Monday, October 17 is the deadline for fashion designers of all ages to apply to showcase their clothing lines at the fourth annual Little Rock Fashion Week, scheduled for July 16-21, 2012 at various locations in downtown Little Rock. To request an application for LRFW 2012 send an email to joinus@littlerockfashionweek.com.

LRFW highlights the best fashions by local, national and student designers at its Posh Expression and Young & Fabulous fashion shows. Participating clothing lines compete to win the distinction of LRFW’s “2012 Clothing Line of the Year.” The winner receives several prizes and perks for up to one year.

The 2011 winner, Laurella by Pittsburgh resident Laurie B.

Why purchase heartworm preventative from vet?

Why purchase heartworm preventative from vet?

Why should you purchase your pet's heartworm preventative from a veternarian instead of an internet pharmacy?

There is a very, very simple answer!  The pharmaceutical companies that make heartworm preventatives will guarantee their products when you purchase from your veterinarian, but will not guarantee products purchased through Internet pharmacies.  We know that nothing in life is 100%, and the same is true of heartworm preventatives.  Regular and consistent use of heartworm prevention remains our best tactic in the battle against heartworm disease, but it is possible, though rare, for a pet who is on heartworm prevention to contract the disease.

If your pet tests positive for heartworms, and your veterinary records indicate consistent use of preventatives and annual heartworm testing, then the pharmaceutical company is willing to pay toward your pet's treatment expenses, offsetting the cost significantly.  We have

Bargains Galore on 64

Bargains Galore on 64

Bargains Galore on 64 is an annual event that will be taking place on August 11-13, Thursday through Saturday.  This is a 160 mile yard sale where you can find antiques, collectables and all around great buys.  Listed by Southern Traveler magazine as a designated "Travel Treasure," this event will attract vacationers, locals, buyers, sellers alike to "shop til' you drop" and enjoy the bargains as well as the beautiful vistas.

As their website states, "The River Valley of Arkansas is proud to host another of our Bargains Galore on 64 yard sale extravaganzas. This annual event is held on Thursday through Saturday, the second weekend in August and offers a great opportunity for commercial vendors, non-profit groups, clubs, schools, churches, civic organizations, etc., to promote their products or service.

Larry's Pizza looks to Hot Springs, Little Rock; Jimmy John's set for capital city

Larry's Pizza looks to Hot Springs, Little Rock; Jimmy John's set for capital city

One location restaurant chain prepares to expand in Little Rock, while a national name is setting its sights on well-trafficked corner of the capital city, according to this week's Arkansas Business newspaper.

First, Larry's Pizza, the buffet-style pizza slinger that opened its first location in southwest Little Rock in 1992, is adding a second west Little Rock location, this one at 801 S. Bowman Road. The space once housed Dragon Palace Buffet at the Bowman Station project. The new Larry's will be about 7,500 square feet.

But the chain isn't stopping there.

Women's Shelter hosts annual Great Escape

Women's Shelter hosts annual Great Escape

Saturday, August 6, 2011

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds

2505 East Oak

 

The event includes:

Shopping, makeovers, massages, food, style show, and more!

 

Tickets $5

Additional cost for pampering services and lunch.