Christmas events across Buffalo Island
Leachville Christmas Parade and pictures with Santa Nov. 27
Leachville Christmas parade will be 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26. Rain date will be Tuesday, Nov. 27.
Prizes will be $150 for first place; $100 for second place and $50 for third place. Ribbons also will be awarded.
Line up will be 5-5:30 p.m.; judging 5:30-6 p.m.; and the parade will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Floats, bikes, 4-wheelers, tractors, horses, trucks, etc. are needed and welcome to participate.
For more information persons may contact Paula Bowen, 870-595-4485, or Moba Lee Miller, 870-539-6966.
Pictures with Santa and refreshments will be held in the Melody Theater following the parade.
Caraway Christmas Parade Dec. 1
Caraway Christmas Parade will be held starting at 6 p.m. Dec. 1. Line-up will be at City Hall starting at 5:30 p.m.
Contact parade chairman Roger Williams at 870-275-2344 for more information.
Lake City Christmas Parade Dec. 1
The annual Lake City Christmas Parade will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. Line up will begin at 5:30 p.m.
There will be refreshments, gifts for kids and adult giveaways after the parade at the fire station.
For entry or more information call (870) 237-1431 or facebook Daniel Haynes.
It is an open theme. There will be first, second and third place winners in the church and regular float divisions.
Manila Christmas Parade Dec. 1
Manila's 2018 Christmas Parade will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. Line-up will begin at 4 p.m. starting at the Herman Davis Monument to the First Baptist Church parking lot, with the parade ending at Farmers Market.
Manila Lions to host annual Pancake Supper Dec. 1
Manila Lions Club will host the annual pancake supper starting at 5 p.m. at the Manila school cafeteria on Saturday, Dec. 1.
The pancake supper is a great way to kick off the Christmas season.
All proceeds will go to help with Goodfellow baskets distributed throughout the community during the Christmas season.
Tickets are available from any Lion Club member or at the door.
Monette to host Christmas Tour of Homes, festival and parade
Monette will host a Christmas Tour of Homes (Dec. 1); a holiday festival and a parade (Dec. 8)
Tour of homes Dec. 1:
The tour of homes will be from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. Tickets are $10 per person and will include five homes.
Festival and parade Dec. 8:
The Christmas Festival and Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 8. The festival will begin at 1 p.m. and the parade at 6 p.m.
Line up will be at 4:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Island Central School.
There will be games, blow ups, band, crafts and food vendors for the festival.
For more information call: 870-486-2000, 870-486-5909, 870-486-5487 or 870-486-2597.
Christmas carols in Leachville Dec. 3 and Dec. 11
Christmas caroling will be held Monday, Dec. 3, and Tuesday, Dec. 11, in Leachville.
Anyone who enjoys singing Christmas carols is invited to come on both nights or either night.
Singers will meet at Leachville City Hall at 6 p.m., go sing, and then meet back for hot chocolate at city hall.
If anyone has a residence where they want the carolers to stop, call or text Lisa Turner at (870) 219-1886.
Manila Community Christmas program set for Dec. 8
The sixth annual Community Christmas program to benefit the Butterfly House in Manila will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Manila Airport Center.
There will be great music, pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, bake sale and concession.
The admission is free. All donations benefit the Butterfly House, Inc., Transitional Living Home.