Happening this weekend in Region 8

Happening this weekend in Region 8
Weekend events around and near Region 8 (Source: KAIT)

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Looking for something to do this weekend in Region 8?

Check out some of the events happening:

Friday, Nov. 22:

  • A-State Fowler Presents: The Julliard String Quartet: The event will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 22 at First National Bank Arena, 217 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro.

Saturday, Nov. 23:

  • Tis the Season Hometown Holiday Showcase: Black River Technical College will be hosting a Hometown Holiday Shopping event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pocahontas campus. Various vendors including art, jewelry, ornaments, books and baked goods will be available for purchase. Also, door prizes will be given away at the event.
  • Brookland United Methodist Church Fall Bazaar: The Brookland United Methodist Church will be having its annual Fall Bazaar Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church on West Matthews in Brookland. Gifts, arts and crafts, Christmas decor and baked goods will be available from vendors.
  • Malik and Marcus Monk will be donating over 300 Thanksgiving packages to local families in Region 8. This is the third year of the event, with the event helping to deliver meals to families in Lepanto, Tyronza, West Memphis, Osceola, Marked Tree and Jonesboro. The packages include turkeys, stuffing, mixed vegetables, cranberry sauce, cornbread mix and mashed potatoes. Packages will be given out at First Baptist Missionary Church on Kenwood Avenue in Lepanto from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Sunday, Nov. 24:

  • NEA Baptist Christmas Tree Lighting and Lights of Love Program: The 7th annual NEA Baptist Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at the hospital’s lobby at 4800 East Johnson Ave. There will be a reading of the Nativity story as well as the Night Before Christmas, plus the singing of carols.

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