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Ozarks at Large for Friday, December 15, 2017

Dec 15, 2017

On today’s show, Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics reviews the latest economic numbers for Arkansas’ largest cities, Becca Martin Brown gives us the most immediate holiday entertainment suggestions, Also, everyone has a different taste in Christmas trees, and we visit the Lollis Christmas Tree Farm in Rudy to find out more about locally grown holiday decorations.

Economic Report Card Issued

Dec 15, 2017

Michael Tilley from Talk Business and Politics discusses the latest Compass Report and what it reveals about the economy in Arkansas' biggest cities.

A. Grajeda / KUAF

If you want to support your local community while you’re preparing for the holidays this year, there’s lots of ways to do so. You can buy food for your feast from local farmers or you can purchase gifts at a locally-owned boutique. You can even decorate your home with a locally-sourced Christmas tree. The Lollis Christmas Tree Farm in Rudy sells mistletoe, wreaths and Christmas trees. They're open from 10 a.m. to dark daily until Dec. 22.

Holiday Cheer on Tap

Dec 15, 2017

Becca Martin Brown gives us a rundown of holiday options for the weekend including tonight's presentation of "A Christmas Story" in Rogers at 8 p.m., tomorrow's Holiday Open House at the Fort Smith Museum of History from 2 to 5 p.m., and a very SONA Christmas at Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville tomorrow at 2:00 and 7:30.

The band Mouton is a four-piece punk band from Springfield, and when they were in northwest Arkansas recently to celebrate the release of their new EP, a joint effort with Fayetteville-based band Prahnas, they stopped by the Firmin-Garner Performance studio to perform for us.