Speaking of Egg Nog, Historic Arkansas Museum's eighth annual Nog-off is Friday from 5 till 8 p.m. The event is free, but nog samplers must show I.D. Capital Hotel bartender David Burnette, will be present, to defend his two-year strong title. Other competitors include Copper Grill, Le Pops, Loblolly Creamery, museum supporter Bridget Farris, Argenta Arts Foundation marketing manager Drue Patton and Historic Arkansas Museum director Bill Worthen. Worthen's recipe is an 185-year-old family secret, passed down for generations.
Winners of both People's Choice and Taster's Choice will be announced the following Monday. Kat Robinson, Phil Brandon of Rock Town Distillery and P. Allen Smith will serve as celebrity tasters.