The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host Cookies with Santa before the Conway Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 4-6 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak Street.

This is an event the entire family will enjoy. This event is free and open to the public.

Julie’s Sweet Shoppe and Bakery will provide cookies and icing for cookie decorating from 4–6 p.m., and Santa Claus will be available from 4–5 p.m. for pictures. A local music group, Just Cause, will make a special performance from 5:15–5:45 p.m.

Just Cause plays acoustic versions of songs from the 1970s to today. This eclectic group of musicians offers a variety of musical experiences. All the musicians are members of the Praise Band at First United Methodist Church in Conway. Musicians include John Beasley, William Cone, David Hales, Stu Holt, Christina Munoz Madsen and Matt Parks.

For more information, visit uca.edu/downtown.