Last Friday, the twenty-seven (27) feet tall Christmas tree was delivered to the Capital Hotel in downtown. Since then, the elves of Tipton Hurst have been scurrying to decorate it and put the finishing touches on other decorations throughout the hotel.
Tonight at 5:30, the Capital Hotel Christmas Tree lighting will take place in the lobby of the hotel. It will feature Santa Claus, dancers from Ballet Arkansas’ production of The Nutcracker, holiday music, treats and some Christmas surprises. There is no charge.
This only kicks off the Capital Christmas festivities.
On Sunday, December 7, December 14 and December 21, Santa will return to the Capital Hotel lobby from noon to 2:30. Free.
On Tuesday, December 9, Tales from the South will host its Annual Holiday Show in the Capital Ballroom at 6pm. Tickets are $40. Reserve tickets at www.capitalhotel.com
On Saturday, December 13, the popular Teddy Bear Tea will take place in One Eleven from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Tickets are $25 for child and $38 for adult. Reserve a spot at 501.370.7011
On Saturday, December 20 from 10:30am to 12:30pm, the Gingerbread Workshop will take place in the Capital Ballroom. Cost is $55 for child and $20 for adult. Reserve a spot at 501.370.7011
On Monday, December 22, Storytime with Santa in the Capital Lobby from 6pm to 8pm. No charge, but reservations are required at 501.374.7474.
In addition, there will be music performances in the Capital Lobby throughout the season.