Dec. 16 is full of family-friendly activities to attend in and around Arkansas City. Starting at 9 a.m., Santa will be at Steamy Joe for cookies and cocoa. He will be there until noon. Children younger than 12 can enjoy free...Read More
Two local bank open houses and another appearance by Santa Claus highlight a variety of Christmas-themed events next week. Many of these events were announced recently by various local businesses and nonprofit organizations. The...Read More
There are many entertaining holiday events planned this weekend in Arkansas City, starting with the Cherokee Strip Players’ interactive play “Trouble in Tumbleweed.” The production, which debuted Nov. 30, will have its final...Read More
Fourth-grader Noah Vogele was given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity Nov. 20 to light the tree in downtown Arkansas City with Santa and Mrs. Claus. He participated in this year’s essay contest, a special opportunity given to one...Read More
The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas in the City event will kick off with Merry Monday on Nov. 20 in downtown Arkansas City. Live music will begin and food vendors will open at 4 p.m. The festivities...Read More
Santa Claus will make several appearances next month in Arkansas City, starting with Merry Monday. Santa will be on hand to light the Christmas decorations and pose for photos with children starting at 6:15 p.m. Following Merry...Read More
The Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce seeks interested businesses to join its annual downtown holiday shopping promotional event. All businesses joining in Christmas in the City will receive a free ticket to the Nov. 15...Read More
For many years, I have heard the term “personal relationship with God” and wondered exactly what that statement entails. I understand what this term implies to those around us who are Christian. We, as individuals, spend time...Read More
Christmas carriage rides scheduled for Dec. 17 have been canceled due to the forecast of extremely cold weather. “Our apologies for this change,” Arkansas City Area Chamber of Commerce director Kammy Downs said in a release. “It...Read More
Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will visit Graves Drug in Arkansas City this weekend. The Clauses will arrive at the drug store at 10 a.m. Dec. 17. There will be opportunities for parents to take photos of their children with Santa....Read More
Arkansas City area residents have a great selection of activities to attend this weekend. In addition to shopping specials and other activities, free gift wrapping will be available at Angels in the Attic, located 109 S. Summit...Read More
In a truly unique take on a Christmas story, Roseanna M. White unfolds the tale of Nikolaos the wonder-worker in “Giver of Wonders.” Nicholas, the basis for St. Nick as we know him, has the power to heal and knows his life is...Read More
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