Events for November 2014
El Dorado Chamber of Commerce
Sep 02 - Nov 04   Citizen's Police Academy Class 2
Applications are currently being accepted. Deadline is August 15th to apply. Every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for 10 weeks. Contact Sgt Chris Lutman at 870-881-4820 for more information
Date:   September 2, 2014 - November 4, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://www.eldoradopolice.org
Location:   El Dorado Police Department
Contact:   Sgt Chris Lutman 870 881-4820
Email:   clutman@eldoradopolice.org
Fees/Admission:   Free for those selected
Oct 25 - Nov 01   Library Book Sale
Barton Library Book Sale: Monday & Friday:  9:30 P.M.-5:00 P.M., Tuesday & Thursday 1:00 P.M.-7:30P.M., Saturday: 1:00 P.M.-4:30 P.M.Closed Sundays and Wednesday. 10/29/14
Date:   October 25, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Website:   http://www.youseemore.com/barton
Location:   Barton Library under the drive-through
Contact:   Nancy L. Arn 870-863-5447
Email:   narn@bartonlibrary.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday 10/25/2014 - Saturday 11/01/2014. Monday & Friday: 9:30-5:00 Tuesday & Thursday:1:00 P.M.-7:30 P.M.  Saturday 1:00 P.M.-4:30 P.M. Closed Sundays and Wednesday 10/29/14
Fees/Admission:   None
Oct 31 - Nov 01   Fall Community Yard Sale and BBQ
We at Second Chance At Life are having a Fall Community Yard Sale at 1514 Junction City Rd. El Dorado, Arkansas.  We are looking for people who would like to reserve booths for the yard sale please contact Domanique Robinson at (870) 639-3935 by October 30. We will also be selling BBQ plate lunches both days and will deliver orders of 5 or more, walk-ins  are welcome and we are taking orders for all different types of smoked meats. For more information contact Lawrence Shelton (870) 866-9428 or Domanique Robinson (870) 639-3935 or fax (870) 639-1755 to place orders or call main office to receive menus (non-profit 26-1925097)
Date:   October 31, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Website:   http://www.2ndchanceatlife.com
Location:   1514 Junction City Rd. El Dorado, AR
Contact:   Main office 8706393935 Domanique Robinson
Email:   secondchance1514@hotmail.com
Date/Time Details:   October 31, 2014 through November 1, 2014 Please pre order by plate lunches by October 30 yard sale November 1, 2014 starts at 7 A.M.
Fees/Admission:   Yard Sale Booth $10
Nov 01   THE GREAT GATOR 5K FUNd RUN
THE GREAT GATOR 5K FUNd RUN is a fundraiser organized by the PTO to benefit the students of Hugh Goodwin Academy for the Arts in El Dorado.
Date:   November 1, 2014
Time:   07:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location:   Hugh Goodwin Academy for the Arts 201 E 5th Street El Dorado, AR
Contact:   Margaret Cupp, PTO President Hugh Goodwin Academy for the Arts 201 E 5th Street El Dorado, AR 71730 (870)864-5071
Email:   mcupp@esd-15.org
Date/Time Details:   November 1, 2014 7:30 - 10:30 AM
Fees/Admission:   Entry fees range from $15 to $25 Entry forms will be available at the school in mid to late September 2014
Nov 01   A Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
NEW CREATIONS LIFE CENTER, INC. REQUEST YOUR PRESENCE AT THE WEDDING SONG MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATER PRESENTATION
Date:   November 1, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM
Location:   ECONOLODGE CONFERENCE CENTER 1920 JUNCTION CITY ROAD EL DORADO, AR 71730
Contact:   SABRINA KING 870-312-6329 VERONICA CREER 870-315-1459 BETTY MORGAN 870-818-3486 JANICE BUSH 870-863-7437
Email:   janice.bush29@sbcglobal.net
Date/Time Details:   SATURDAY NOVEMBER 1, 2014 8:00 P.M.
Fees/Admission:   DONATION $25.00
Nov 01   Clint Black at Heritage Hall
Date:   November 1, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM
Location:   Heritage Hall
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, November 1, 2014
Fees/Admission:   $30 Doors: 7PM All Ages Tickets: http://tickets.onelivemedia.com/event/3871445/listing
Nov 01   Clint Black Live
Main Street El Dorado presents Clint Black Live on Saturday, November 1st at the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium. Showtime is 7:30 pm with doors opening at 6:30. Rising country stars Michaelis will open the show. Reserved-seating tickets are $40 & $30 and are available online at www.mainstreeteldorado.org or by calling the MSE office at (870)862-4747.
Date:   November 1, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Website:   http://www.mainstreeteldorado.org
Location:   El Dorado Municipal Auditorium
Contact:   Main Street El Dorado at (870) 862-4747 mainstreeteldorado@suddenlinkmail.com www.mainstreeteldorado.org
Email:   mainstreeteldorado@suddenlinkmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, November 1st. Showtime is 7:30 pm with doors opening at 6:30.
Fees/Admission:   Reserved seating tickets are $40 for floor seats and $30 for balcony seats.
Nov 03   Dementia Care Skills for the Family Caregiver
This program provides basic information on how to provide care for someone with Dementia. Time is allotted for lecture, hands on demonstration, and questions.
Date:   November 3, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:   Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program - 106 West Main, Suite 310, El Dorado, AR 71730 (Above PJ's Coffee)
Contact:   To sign up, or for more information, call 870-639-1744.
Email:   ampagan@uams.edu
Date/Time Details:   November 3rd, 4th, 6th, & 7th 5:30 - 7:30 PM Each Night Attendance is not required for all nights, but recommended.
Fees/Admission:   Admission is FREE!
Nov 06   Heritage Plaza Dedication Ceremony
Heritage Plaza will be a visual representation of the college's legacy for SouthArk students and employees, as well as the community. Built at the very heart of the SouthArk campus, a location that has always been home to a learning institution since El Dorado's earliest days, the plaza will be a lively gathering place ringed with benches, planters, landscaping and grassy lawns, where our students and faculty can interact on a daily basis, as well as a central location for special events. Join us on Thursday, November 6 to view the completed Heritage Plaza project the plaza dedication ceremony. This event is free and open to the public.
Date:   November 6, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.southark.edu
Location:   South Arkansas Community College West Campus
Email:   creyna@southark.edu
Date/Time Details:   11:00 a.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free
Nov 06   2014 Symphony Fashion Show
A South Arkansas Symphony Luncheon/Style Show from Lois Gean's will be presented Thursday, November 6th at noon. Fashions from Europe and New York that encompass day to evening, casual to cocktail will be shown. You'll see the latest styles of the season. Many exclusive to the Ark-La-Tex at Lois Gean's. A seated lunch is provided during the show. Silent Auction items are available for bidding. All proceeds benefit the South Arkansas Symphony.
Date:   November 6, 2014
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.southarkansassymphony.org
Location:   Jan and Therral Story's "Hog Haven Barn" 832 Columbia Road 405, Magnolia Arkansas.
Contact:   Symphony Office at 870-862-0521
Email:   sasooperations@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Doors Open & Silent Auction at 11:30 A.M. Fashion Show & Lunch at 12:00 Noon
Fees/Admission:   $40.00 per person or you may purchase a table for 8.
Nov 06   South Arkansas Administrative Professionals Meeting
"Identifying Obstacles to (on the job) Performance Success." Sponsored by El Dorado Printing & Discount Imaging.
Date:   November 6, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.saapnetwork.wix.com/saap
Location:   St. Mary's Episcopal, Parish Hall 512 Champagnolle Road
Email:   saapnetwork@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, November 6th from 12pm-1pm
Fees/Admission:   Lunch is provided. RSVP by email @ saapnetwork@gmail.com.
Nov 06   SouthArk Lecture Series
Inge Auerbacher will talk about her memories as a child survivor of the Holocaust, based on her early years in Germany and her experiences at a Nazi concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. http://www.ingeauerbacher.com/
Date:   November 6, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 08:15 PM
Website:   http://www.southark.edu
Location:   El Dorado Conference Center, 311 South West Avenue, El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Phil Ballard (870) 864-7156
Email:   pballard@southark.edu
Date/Time Details:   November 6, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   free to the public
Nov 08   Mistletoe Market 2014

Come shop "The Shopping event of the Season" on Saturday, November 8, at the El Dorado Conference Center open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This year's market will feature an array of artisans, boutiques, door prizes and contests!

You can pre-order tickets by sending a check or money order to the Arkansas Women's Business Center.

We will have a Hot Chocolate bar sponsored by First Financial Bank to help keep you warm & cozy!
Also, the Main Street Trolley will be picking up and dropping off at designated locations for your convenience.

General Admission is $3.00
$2.00 Admission (if you bring a canned good**)

** All Canned Goods are going to the local Salvation Army

For more information about tickets, vendor applications, or sponsorship, please contact Shay Kaldem at 870-875-7292 or skaldem@winrock.org.
 

Date:   November 8, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location:   El Dorado Conference Center
Contact:   Shay Kaldem, (870) 875-7292
Email:   skaldem@winrock.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, November 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   $3.00 General Admission
$2.00 with a canned good
Nov 08   South Arkansas Symphony Presents The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
This 1920's silent film is one of the very first horror films ever made. While ghost stories had been presented in film before, they were encompassed by a recognizable world. This movie utilizes German Expressionism to display an unfamiliar setting where unimaginable horror can take place. Kermit Poling composes music to equal the chill presented by the film with the West Edge String Quartet performing in the background. Don't miss this World Premier Event
Date:   November 8, 2014
Time:   07:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://www.southarkansassymphony.org
Location:   Municipal Auditorium, El Dorado, AR
Contact:   South Arkansas Symphony 870-862-0521
Email:   sasooperations@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, November 8th 7:30 P.M.
Fees/Admission:   Seats range from $25.00-$10.00 depending on location. Doors open at 6:30.
Nov 10   US Marine Corps Birthday at The Spot
LIFE TOUCH and PJ's Coffee will celebrate the 239th birthday of our nation's Marine Corps on November 10th at 9-10a.m. by treating all U. S. military, past or present, to a cup of coffee and a cookie at THE SPOT on the square in El Dorado. Celebrating the branches of our armed forces is a project of Life Touch's Operation Appreciation. Life Touch is a level III partner of We Honor Veterans. For more information visit http://www.wehonorveterans.org and http://lifetouchhospice.homestead.com/Operation-Appreciation.html Please stop by and enjoy your day, Marine Corps! Marine Corps History: http://www.marines.com/history-heritage
Date:   November 10, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Website:   http://lifetouchhospice.homestead.com/Operation-Appreciation.html
Location:   The Spot by PJ's Coffee 106 W Main St El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Marsha Cowling Outreach Coordinator Life Touch Hospice 870-862-0337
Email:   mcowling@lifetouchhospice.org
Date/Time Details:   Monday, November 10, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am
Fees/Admission:   Free for military, past & present.
Nov 10   Preservation Society
Professor John Kirk with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will discuss "Desegregation of the Arkansas Capitol" on November 10 from 5:15 to 6:15 at the Newton House Museum. This Preservation Society event is free and open to the public.
Date:   November 10, 2014
Time:   05:15 PM - 06:15 PM
Website:   http://www.soarkhistory.com
Location:   Newton House Museum
510 N. Jackson
El Dorado, AR  71730
Email:   stef@soarkhistory.com
Date/Time Details:   November 10, from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public
Nov 11   Orthopaedics of South Arkansas Ribbon Cutting and Open House
Please join Orthopaedics of South Arkansas for a  Ribbon Cutting and Open House on Tuesday, November 11  from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 704  West Grove Street, Suites 7, El Dorado, AR.

Dr. Warren MacDonald, along with his team will be on hand. 
Refreshments will be served, guests may tour the offices and register for door prizes.
 
Date:   November 11, 2014
Time:   04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location:   Orthopaedics of South Arkansas
704 W. Grove St, Suites 7
El Dorado, AR 71730

 
Contact:   Kay Smith
Email:   kay@goeldorado.com
Date/Time Details:  

Tuesday, November 11, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Nov 11   Hands That Formed a Nation
"Hands That Formed a Nation", a documentary with first-hand accounts of World War II from local veterans who experienced it, will premiere at 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 11 in Murphy Hall III at the El Dorado Conference Center on the campus of South Arkansas Community College. The screening is free. The college?s performance and media arts program produced the film with stories from more than a dozen war vets and others. It has been entered into several film festivals around the region. For more information about the performance and media arts program at SouthArk, contact Larry Powell at (501) 875-7272 or lpowell@southark.edu.
Date:   November 11, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Website:   http://www.southark.edu
Location:   Murphy Hall III at the El Dorado Conference Center
Contact:   For more information about the performance and media arts program at SouthArk, contact Larry Powell at (501) 875-7272 or lpowell@southark.edu.
Email:   jaspencer@southark.edu
Date/Time Details:   November 11, 2014 at 6:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Admission is free
Nov 12   Economic Outlook Luncheon Sponsored by Clean Harbors
On November 12, 2014, the Chamber is holding its last 2014 quarterly Economic Outlook Luncheon, sponsored by Clean Harbors, during which representatives from each community in Union County will have the opportunity to report what's going on in their backyard.

This is a great opportunity to learn about so many of the good things taking place around Union County and to meet the leaders who are making them happen. Reservations required to (870) 863-6113 or chamber@goeldorado.com. The cost is $15 at the door. Speaker will be Robert S. Moore, Jr. Click here for bio!
Date:   November 12, 2014
Location:   First Baptist Church in Strong, AR
Contact:   Tiffany Olson, (870) 863-6113
Email:   chamber@goeldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time: 11:30 A.M to 1:00 P.M.
Fees/Admission:   $15 at the door
Nov 14   Pancake Breakfast for Alzheimer's Association
Pancakes, Sausage and a drink for $5.00! All proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association. Research to help find a cure for Alzheimer's. Dine in or Carryout!
Date:   November 14, 2014
Time:   06:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:   St. Mary's Episcopal Church 512 Champagnolle
Contact:   Beth Brumley at 870-725-4614 or Lori DeWise at 870-866-2417
Email:   beth.brumley@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday November 14th. 6:00 am - 10:00 am
Fees/Admission:   $5.00 for Pancakes, Sausage and a drink. $2.00 for 10 and under
Nov 15   Keep El Dorado Beautiful's Rally for Recycling
On Saturday, November 15, Keep El Dorado Beautiful will host a Rally for Recycling, joining thousands of local organizers holding recycling events across the country to celebrate America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. The KEB Rally for Recycling will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the City of El Dorado Recycling Center, located behind Arby?s on N. West Ave. Door prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be served. All city residents are encouraged to participate and bring recyclables to the center for the rally. Prizes will be awarded in youth and adult divisions for the most recyclables (by volume) turned in that day. No hazardous materials, household or otherwise, will be accepted. Generally accepted recyclables include: paper (newspaper, magazines, catalogs), cardboard and plastic.
Date:   November 15, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.facebook.com/KeepElDoradoBeautiful
Location:   City of El Dorado Recycling Center, behind Arby's on N. West Ave.
Contact:   keepeldoradobeautiful@gmail.com
Email:   keepeldoradobeautiful@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday, November 15
Fees/Admission:   Free
Nov 17   Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week
The official time for the collection of Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Gifts.
Date:   November 17, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Website:   http://www.ibceldorado.com
Location:   South Arkansas Collection Center located at Immanuel Baptist Church
701 South West Ave.
El Dorado, AR 71730
Contact:   Vicki Pepper, (870) 862-4264
Email:   vpepper@ibceldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   November 17 - 24, open weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Nov 18   Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week
National Collection Week, November 17 ? 24, join the global effort to send shoebox gifts to 10 million children in more than 150 countries. Fill a shoebox with school supplies, toys, necessity items and a note of encouragement for a child overseas in need due to disaster, disease, war, terrorism, famine or poverty.
Date:   November 18, 2014
Website:   http://www.ibceldorado.com
Location:   Immanuel 701 South West Avenue El Dorado, AR
Contact:   870-862-4264 Carlotta Houston
Email:   chouston@ibceldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   8 am - 5 pm
Nov 18   National Memory Screening Day
National Memory Screening Day provides free, confidential memory screenings to individuals concerned about memory loss with the objective of early detection and intervention. Partnering to provide memory screenings in El Dorado and Magnolia, November 18th, are Life Touch Hospice, South Arkansas Center on Aging Senior Health Clinic, Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Arkansas, Inc., The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program, and Champagnolle Landing.
Date:   November 18, 2014
Location:   El Dorado, AR ? 9:30am ? 12 noon at Champagnolle Landing Senior Center, 910 Champagnolle Rd, El Dorado, AR. To make your appointment, please call (870) 862-2230. ? 1 ? 4pm Hosted by Life Touch Hospice at 2301 Champagnolle Road, El Dorado, Please call 866-378-0388 to make your appointment for the screening.
Contact:   Marsha Cowling 866-378-0388
Email:   mcowling@lifetouchhospice.org
Date/Time Details:   November 18, 2014
Fees/Admission:   Free
Nov 18   Business After Hours Hosted by Regions Bank
The last Business After Hours of 2014  will be held on Tuesday, November 18, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. This is an opportunity to network with other area professionals learn more about a Chamber member. More details to come! Be sure to bring your business card for the door prize drawings. RSVPs are not required.

Business After Hours is held every month on the third Tuesday of the month.
Date:   November 18, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Location:   Regions Bank
Contact:   Kay Smith, (870) 863-6113
Email:   kay@goeldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, November 18, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   $5 at the door
Nov 19   Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week
National Collection Week, November 17 ? 24, join the global effort to send shoebox gifts to 10 million children in more than 150 countries. Fill a shoebox with school supplies, toys, necessity items and a note of encouragement for a child overseas in need due to disaster, disease, war, terrorism, famine or poverty.
Date:   November 19, 2014
Website:   http://www.ibceldorado.com
Location:   Immanuel 701 South West Avenue El Dorado
Contact:   870-862-4264 Carlotta Houston
Email:   chouston@ibceldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   8 am - 5 pm
Nov 19   Leadership Union County Class 3 Graduation
The 23 members of Leadership Union County Class 3 will graduate Wednesday, November 19, during a ceremony sponsored by El Dorado Chemical and United Insurance Agency Co. at the El Dorado Golf & Country Club 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. This event marks the graduation of the third Leadership Union County class since the program was created in 2011. During the ceremony, the class will present a review of their year.

The cost to attend is $15 at the door. Reservations Required by Monday, November 17.
Date:   November 19, 2014
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   El Dorado Golf & Country Club
Contact:   El Dorado Chamber of Commerce, (870) 863-6113
Email:   chamber@goeldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, November 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   $15 at the door
Nov 19   Senior Circle Lunch & Learn
Medical Center of South Arkansas Senior Circle Presents Warren MacDonald, M.D. Orthopaedics of South Arkansas RSVP- leave a message at 870.864.3245
Date:   November 19, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Website:   http://www.themedcenter.net
Location:   Medical Center of South Arkansas Conference Room 3
Contact:   Amber Cowger 870.864.3245 amber.cowger@mcsaeldo.com
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12 noon
Fees/Admission:   Lunch and Presentation free for Senior Circle members Non-members: $15 includes 1 year membership
Nov 20   Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week
National Collection Week, November 17 ? 24, join the global effort to send shoebox gifts to 10 million children in more than 150 countries. Fill a shoebox with school supplies, toys, necessity items and a note of encouragement for a child overseas in need due to disaster, disease, war, terrorism, famine or poverty.
Date:   November 20, 2014
Website:   http://www.ibceldorado.com
Location:   Immanuel 701 South West Avenue El Dorado
Contact:   870-862-4264 Carlotta Houston
Email:   chouston@ibceldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   8 am - 5 pm
Nov 20   The Truth about Grants, Loans, and Other Financing Options
Are you having trouble finding out the truth about grant opportunities for small businesses? This seminar is designed to help you separate fact from fiction when it comes to grants and loans. The seminar will cover specific grant, loan and other financing opportunities for both start-up and existing business owners.
Date:   November 20, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Website:   https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e9o0wpjg2f80fcce
Location:   South Arkansas Community College - East Campus
Contact:   Julia Nipper, SAU ASBTDC Training Coordinator Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center 870-235-5033
Email:   julianipper@saumag.edu
Date/Time Details:   November 20,2014
 9 - 11A.M.
Fees/Admission:   $30
Nov 20   Sugar and Spice AR Gingerbread House Competition
Aspiring chefs are encouraged to enter their delectable entries into this contest of decorating skills, sponsored by Teague Auto Group and Main Street El Dorado Prizes: 1st $750, 2nd $500 & 3rd $250. for more detail or entry forms email: brandygivens@teagueautogroup.com or call 864-9400.
Date:   November 20, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Website:   http://www.teagueautogroup.com
Location:   The Spot, Downtown El Dorado
Contact:   Brandy Givens or Sarah Teague 870-864-9400
Email:   brandygivens@teagueautogroup.com
Fees/Admission:   Free admission
Nov 20   Downtown Holiday Lighting
Enjoy the sights this holiday season in the Historic Downtown El Dorado. The lighting ceremony will be held at the Union County Courthouse on November 20 at 5:30 p.m. This year the HOLIDAY HOG will be visiting Downtown El Dorado to join the Downtown Holiday Lighting!
 
Date:   November 20, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.mainstreeteldorado.org
Location:   Union Square District
Contact:   Main Street El Dorado, (870) 862-4747
Email:   mainstreeteldorado@suddenlinkmail.com
Date/Time Details:   November 20, 2014, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free and open to the public
Nov 20   SAAP Bunko Night
SAAP invites Everyone to the Monthly Bunco Night! Food, Fun, and Cash Prizes. Come Play Bunko and help Fundraise whether your a newbie or an Old Pro!
Date:   November 20, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://saapnetwork.wix.com/saap
Location:   St. Mary's Episcopal Church
Contact:   Please RSVP to SAAPNetwork@gmail.com by Monday November 17, 2014 https://www.facebook.com/SAAPNetwork
Email:   saapnetwork@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   November 20, 20144 from 6PM-9PM
Fees/Admission:   $10 Per Player
Nov 21   Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week
National Collection Week, November 17 ? 24, join the global effort to send shoebox gifts to 10 million children in more than 150 countries. Fill a shoebox with school supplies, toys, necessity items and a note of encouragement for a child overseas in need due to disaster, disease, war, terrorism, famine or poverty.
Date:   November 21, 2014
Website:   http://www.ibceldorado.com
Location:   Immanuel 701 South West Avenue El Dorado
Contact:   870-862-4264 Carlotta
Email:   chouston@ibceldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   8 am - 5 pm
Nov 21 - Nov 22   Holiday Light Extravaganza at the Museum of Natural Resources
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season in the Museum's Oil Field Park. This walking tour features over 200,000 lights and has a musical show by Santa's Rock Band. View different lighted vignettes throughout including the ice castle with falling snow, a gingerbread village, and fun-loving skating bears. After your walkabout come into the museum gift shop and warm up with a cup of hot chocolate.
Date:   November 21, 2014 - November 22, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arkansas-Museum-of-Natural-Resources/59486998192
Location:   Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources 3835 Smackover Highway Smackover, AR 71762
Contact:   Pam Beasley, (870) 725-2877
Email:   Pamela.Beasley@arkansas.gov
Date/Time Details:   Every Friday and Saturday through December 20 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Also Friday, December 26, 2014.
Fees/Admission:   $10 per vehicle for up to seven passengers. $3 per extra person beyond that.
Nov 22   POLICE, FIREMEN and FIRST RESPONDERS PRAYER
Annual Payer for our Firemen, Policemen and First Responders. Come by Pray for them and their families and say thank you!! Coffee, Spudnuts and Apple Cider during fellowship.
Date:   November 22, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:   Greater Paradise Missionary Baptist Church 729 Marsh Ave. Fellowship Hall
Contact:   Janice Bush 870-863-7437
Email:   janice.bush29@sbcglobal.net
Date/Time Details:   Saturday November 22, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Nov 22   Downtown Holiday Open House
TBA
Date:   November 22, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://www.mainstreeteldorado.org
Location:   Union Square District
Contact:   Main Street El Dorado, (870) 862-4747
Email:   mainstreeteldorado@suddenlinkmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, November 22, through Sunday, November 23
Nov 23   Christmas Reflections
El Dorado Corral will be presenting you this year with a day full of music.Come out and enjoy variety of Christmas musical. Dr. DeSeguirant will be directing and Adam Savacool will be playing the organ. EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO COME!
Date:   November 23, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:   First Methodist Church
Contact:   Patsy Higgins (870) 862-5165
Date/Time Details:   4:00 P.M. November 23, 2014
Fees/Admission:   Free
Nov 24   Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week ~ Last Day
DON'T MISS THE TRUCK!!!! This is the last day to receive Shoe Box Gifts for Operation Christmas Child. During National Collection Week, November 17 ? 24, join the global effort to send shoebox gifts to 10 million children in more than 150 countries. Fill a shoebox with school supplies, toys, necessity items and a note of encouragement for a child overseas in need due to disaster, disease, war, terrorism, famine or poverty.
Date:   November 24, 2014
Website:   http://www.ibceldorado.com
Location:   Immanuel 701 South West Avenue El Dorado
Contact:   870-862-4264 Carlotta Houston
Email:   chouston@ibceldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   November 24 8 am - 6 pm
Fees/Admission:   A Shoe Box Gift for a boy or girl, ages 2-4, 5-9 or 10-14. Filled with school supplies, toys, necessity items and a note of encouragement from you. $7 for Shipping
Nov 24 - Dec 31   Flu Vaccines at your business
If you are interested in having an Arkansas Department of Health Nurse come to your business or daycare and vaccinate your employees, please contact Danna Taylor, Health Unit Administrator at 870-918-6888.
Date:   November 24, 2014 - December 31, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location:   Your Business in Union County
Contact:   Danna Taylor, Union County Health Unit Administrator 870-918-6888 danna.taylor@arkansas.gov
Email:   danna.taylor@arkansas.gov
Date/Time Details:   Times scheduled at your convenience.
Fees/Admission:   Insurance accepted.
Nov 25   South Arkansas Networking Luncheon Sponsored by River Valley
The November South Arkansas Networking Luncheon is sponsored by River Valley Community Federal Credit Union on Tuesday, November 25, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the El Dorado Golf & Country Club.

This is an opportunity to meet other area professionals. Each attendee has the opportunity to introduce themselves to others as well as tell a little about what they do and who they work for in a fun, friendly environment.


Reservations required by Monday, November 24, by 5:00 p.m. to chamber@goeldorado.com or (870) 863-6113.
Date:   November 25, 2014
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   El Dorado Golf & Country Club
Contact:   Kay Smith, (870) 863-6113
Email:   chamber@goeldorado.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, November 25, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   $15 at the door
Nov 28   Green Friday Tinkering at the Museum of Natural Resources
Green Friday is an alternative to spending the day after Thanksgiving shopping the "Black Friday" events. Join a museum educator who will offer a tinkering experience instead. Beat the rat race and enjoy time as a family exploring, building and learning together.
Date:   November 28, 2014
Time:   01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arkansas-Museum-of-Natural-Resources/59486998192
Location:   Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources Tinkering Studio 3853 Smackover Highway Smackover, AR 71762
Contact:   Ph: (870) 725-2877
Email:   museumnaturalresources@arkansas.com
Date/Time Details:   Friday, November 28, 2014; 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   Free, any take home is $5
Nov 28 - Nov 29   Holiday Light Extravaganza at the Museum of Natural Resources
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season in the Museum's Oil Field Park. This walking tour features over 200,000 lights and has a musical show by Santa's Rock Band. View different lighted vignettes throughout including the ice castle with falling snow, a gingerbread village, and fun-loving skating bears. After your walkabout come into the museum gift shop and warm up with a cup of hot chocolate.
Date:   November 28, 2014 - November 29, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/pages/Arkansas-Museum-of-Natural-Resources/59486998192
Location:   Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources 3835 Smackover Highway Smackover, AR 71762
Contact:   Pam Beasley, (870) 725-2877
Email:   Pamela.Beasley@arkansas.gov
Date/Time Details:   Friday and Saturday evenings November 21 - December 20, plus Friday December 26. 5:30 to 8:30 each evening
Fees/Admission:   $10 per vehicle for up to seven passengers. $3 per extra person beyond that.