Special Events at the Expo
MeTV Arkansas’ Barry Williams
Meet Barry Williams, star of MeTV Arkansas’ The Brady Bunch at the expo.
Barry, aka: Greg Brady, will visit with expo attendees, take pictures and take to the Expo’s entertainment stage Saturday, January 11 at 1:00p.m. for a great session of questions and answers.
Barry Williams is currently the spokesperson for MeTV Arkansas, home of THE BRADY BUNCH. Barry has had an extensive career, starring in 100’s of productions in Television, Movies, and Broadway.
Barry made appearances in several television shows including DRAGNET, ADAM-12, IT TAKES A THIEF, THE INVADERS, THAT GIRL, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE, THE MOD SQUAD AND HERE COME THE BRIDES before landing his role as Greg Brady on THE BRADY BUNCH, for which he won the Young Artist Foundation Former Child Star “Lifetime Achievement Award” in 1989.
Barry embraced his role and has appeared in various Brady Bunch TV movie reunions including A VERY BRADY CHRISTMAS, THE BRADY BRIDES, and THE BRADY BUNCH VARIETY HOUR.
Barry became involved in musical theater, starring on Broadway in PIPPIN and ROMANCE/ROMANCE. He has toured extensively throughout the country in National Tours of OKLAHOMA!, MUSIC MAN, SOUND OF MUSIC, CITY OF ANGELS, GREASE, WEST SIDE STORY and over 85 different musical productions. Barry wrote his autobiography, GROWING UP BRADY: I WAS A TEENAGE GREG which stayed on the New York Times bestseller list for several months.
Williams then Executive Produced the book into a NBC TV movie. He spent 5 years as a DJ on satellites’ SIRIUS RADIO, has recorded several CD’s and in 2013 starred in Syfy made for television movie BIGFOOT with Danny Bonaduce.
Williams also wrote, co-produced and starred in 3 USO Christmas Shows, touring the world and bringing entertainment to our troops.
Appearing On Stage Saturday Jan 11, at 1pm
Appearing Saturday Jan 11, 11am to 3pm, 40/29 and MeTV Booth at the Expo!
Are you “Weather Ready?” Darby Bybee, Laura Huckabee, Taylor Pannell and Brendan Johnson from the 40/29 Get Ready Weather team quiz the audience and one lucky winner will walk away with a brand new TV. Study up and we’ll see you at the Expo’s Entertainment Stage Saturday, January 11 at Noon!
Appearing On Stage Saturday Jan 11, at 12:00pm
HARPS Gone Country
Appearing On Stage Saturday Jan 11 & Jan 12
Performing on Stage at the Expo, supporting the NWA Women’s Shelter.
Join Country Stars Billie Jo, Cory Jackson, Derryl Perry and Bailey Rae at our entertainment stage for Performances on Saturday & Sunday!
Sponsored by HARPS Food Stores
Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield ‘Love your Lifestyle’ Stage
Presentations on Issues Of Importance To Women
Be Happy • Love Your Relationship • Take Control of Your Life
Presentations to help you create your ideal life.
Sponsored by Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
Stage Schedule coming soon.
WOMEN AND PETS
It’s raining cats and dogs
Roughly seven out of 10 women between the ages of 18 and 49 own a pet (69%).
Half of women pet owners own at least one dog (51%), and one-third own at least one cat (33%).
Pets are members of the family
Most women pet owners consider their pets to be members of their family (87%).
More than half women pet owners (59%) would risk their lives for their pet.
One in 10 of women pet owners have sacrificed a relationship for their pet (12%).
More than one in four women pet owners put the needs of their pet ahead of their own (28%).
Perfectly pampered pets
The majority of women pet owners claim that they “always pamper their pets with the best products” (58%).
In the past year, 81% of women pet owners have purchased their pets toys (66 percent), professional grooming (26%), organic food (22%), outfits (16%) and/or some type of spa service (4%).
Among women pet owners, more than two-thirds buy their pets holiday or birthday presents (68%), one-third takes their pets on vacation (36%), and 20 percent dress their pets up.
On average, women pet owners report having spent $160 on a gift for their pet (37% admit to having spent more than $100).
Pets are woman’s best friend
More than one in 10 women pet owners would choose to have the companionship of their favorite pet over another human being if they were stranded on a deserted island (13%).
A third of women pet owners say that their favorite pet is the “best listener” (30%).
Half of women pet owners let their pet sleep in their bed (49%).
Visit our PET PAVILION at the Expo!
GET EXPO TICKETS
Tickets available at our Box Office on Expo Days!
$7 Admission ($5 w/coupon)
Kids 12 & under are free.
The Encore Center
1106 N Old Missouri Rd
Springdale, AR 72764
EXPO DAY and TIME
January 11-12, 2020
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sunday 11am to 4pm