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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and regular hours over the weekend.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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Event Details

Lit’l Bita Christmas

11/8/2013, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Convocation Center


Lit’l Bita Christmas Arts and Crafts Show will be November 8, 9 10, 2013 at Arkansas State University Convocation Center, 217 Olympic Drive, Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Event times are Friday, Nov 8 from Noon to 7 pm, Saturday Nov 9 from 9 am to 6 pm, Sunday Nov 10 from Noon to 4 pm.

$8 Weekend pass, $5 Adults, $3 Senior Citizens, $3 Kids 13-18; Free for age 12 and under.

For over 25 years, this event has been the largest arts and crafts show in Northeast Arkansas with 11,500 in attendance in 2012.

The public is invited to visit over 250 booths of arts and crafts. Santa Claus will be appearing daily. Friday: 3-6 pm; Saturday: 10-Noon and 2-5 pm; Sunday: 1-4 pm. Door prizes will be given away throughout the weekend. Look for Christmas items, Christmas trees, embroidery and crocheted items, leather items, pet treats & clothing, wood furniture, cedar furniture, aroma lamp fragrances, vinyl personalization, baggo games, hand stamped jewelry, band saw jewelry boxes, steel yard ornaments, custom fleece blankets, wooden crafts, antlers, corn cobs, fragrances, hair bows, aprons, bibs, bling, baskets, wearable art, etched and blown glass, ceramics, prints, photography, paintings, bath items, laser art, oil paintings, pens, glow angels, globes, night lights, magnetic jewelry, distressed wood furniture, bird houses, spiritual art, Christian apparel, wine cork jewelry, book authors, hickory snowmen, plants, cast iron, clay baskets, serving platters, burlap, canvas art, vinyl art, tin art, feather paintings, personalized wire jewelry, custom rhinestone items, pottery, Victorian items, yard art, soaps, accessories, pillow dresses, tutus, bling shoes, candles, scarves, quilts, vintage dresses, crosses, dolls, massage therapy, beeswax, honey, baked goods, homemade chili, kettle corn, bacon rinds, fudge, marshmallow pops, sour dough bread, cinnamon rolls, peanut brittle, roasted nuts, dips, smoothies, ice cream, hot pickles, gourmet mixes, salsa, bbq sauces, jams, jellies, soup mixes, seasonings, spices and face painting. All proceeds will benefit the ASU Athletic Scholarship Fund.

For more information, call the Red Wolves Foundation at 870-972-2401, visit www.litlbitachristmas.com, astateredwolves.com