TODAY: Farmers Market, Original Thanksgiving


Farmers Market open

The Farmers Market at MAD will be open Saturday from 8-11 a.m. at the MAD Amphitheater, 101 E. Locust.

Original Thanksgiving dinner set

The South Arkansas Historic Preservation Society will host an original Thanksgiving dinner at the Gallery of History, 412 E. Faulkner, on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. Plates cost $5 and can be taken to go or enjoyed at the museum, with seating provided. Vouchers are available for low-income individuals at the Salvation Army, 419 S. Madison. For more information, call 870-862-9890.

Bingo set

The VFW post at 451 Industrial Rd. will host bingo Saturday evening. Quarter bingo starts at 5 p.m. and regular bingo starts at 7 p.m.

Karaoke night

DP's Food Truck Park, 2117 N. College Ave., will host a karaoke night Saturday from 6-8 p.m.

PHED to perform

PHED will perform Saturday evening at PJ's Coffee Shop, 106 W. Main, from 8-10 p.m.


Last chance to take Main Street survey

Sunday is the deadline to take Main Street El Dorado's survey about the downtown area, which will be used to help MSE write its 2024 strategic plan. To participate in the survey, visit

Downtown Open House

From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., downtown merchants will open their doors for a Christmas Open House. Horse drawn carriage and Queen City Train rides will be available for free and Santa will be visiting as well. Gourmet 2 Geaux will host Kat Robinson, author of "The Great Arkansas Pie Book," starting at 1 p.m. for pie tastings, book sales and signing along with an author meet and greet. PJ's Coffee will host author Ann Marie Jameson from noon to 4 p.m. for a meet and greet opportunity.

El Dorado Chorale to perform

The El Dorado Chorale will perform a Christmas concert Sunday from 4-5 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 300 E. Main.