Opera Season Opens
The 65th season of Opera in the Ozarks is under way and will continue through July 17. Productions for this year include "La Traviata", "Tales of Hoffmann", and two versions of the Cinderella fable... the full-length Rossini opera "La Cenerentola"...
The ArtRageous Parade kicked off the May Festival of the Arts with enthusiastic crowds and artists and performers.
May Drumming in the Park
The first really nice day for the monthly Drumming in Park saw Basin Park overflowing with participants and spectators.
2015 Ozark Mountain UFO Conference
Speakers at the annual Ozark Mountain UFO Conference made their presentations to packed houses. They covered a wide range of topics. One interesting bit of information given by Linda Moulton Howe, former national television reporter, pointed out...
Zeek Taylor at "Tales From the South"
Eureka Springs artist Zeek Taylor spoke at the Tales From the South "End Hate, Part 1" redux at the Caribe. All 100 available tickets were sold in this live repeat of the popular public radio show created and produced by Paula Martin Morell. The...
Molly Sroges Fundraiser
Molly Sroges is a Eureka Springs poet. And she's unsinkable. At least that's where her t-shirt read at a fundraiser to help send her to The Women of the World Poetry Slam tomorrow.
When many folks think of poetry several images may come to mind....
Mardi Gras Parade
Saturday was a beautiful day for a parade. And hundreds, if not thousands, lined the Spring Street for the annual Eureka's annual Mardi Gras parade.
Chocolate Lovers Festival 2015
A combination of beautiful weather, the Mardi Gras parade and Valentines Day conspired to make the annual Chocolate Lovers Festival a huge success. In fact, organizers had to stop admitting folks when they ran out of boxes - 1,400 were prepared -...
2015 Hookers and Jokers Ball
The 2015 Hookers and Jokers Ball is now in the books. The event certainly fulfilled the well-worn cliche, "A good time was had by all." Here are a few pictures from what will prove to be one of the parties of the year.
2015 Blacklight Ball
The 2015 Annual Blacklight Ball was held after the Mardi Gras parade last Saturday evening.
2015 Mayor's Ball
The first annual Mayor's Ball was held last Friday at the Basin Park Ballroom.
ES vs Decatur ((SR Girls Game))
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ES vs Decatur ((SR Boys Game))
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33rd Annual Doggie Style Show
The 33rd Annual Doggie Style Show was held at the Inn of the Ozarks Tuesday, November 19th.
BB: Still the King
Blues legend BB King played to a near packed house at the Aud. "They told me I played here once before," BB told the crowd. He played, he sang, he shared his heart and bantered with an appreciative audience. A good time was, indeed, had by all.
Concert Photos: Widespread Panic in Memphis
Enjoy our photos from the Widespread Panic performance on Sat, Sept 21, 2013 at Southaven, Mississippi just outside of Memphis, Tennessee. Photos by Joe Huff.
Rockin' Pig benefit for Save the Ozarks, the SWEPCO opponent group
In a run up to the PSC hearing in Little Rock a benefit for Save the Ozarks was held at the Rockin' Pig. Mountain Sprout provided the entertainment and all the friends of STO provided the good times... assisted, of course, by the wonderful staff at...
The first Fleur Delicious event was the Bartender Contest held at the Caribe last Wednesday. Here are pictures from the fun.
Fourth of July - Eureka's Birthday
The Fourth of July is not only America's birthday but Eureka Springs also. What better place to celebrate. Here are pictures from Eureka and across the county as the Fourth is celebrated in Lovely County.
Opera in the Ozarks opens 63rd season
The 63rd year of Opera in the Ozarks at Inspiration Point began with a gala before the production of Madama Butterfly. See Chip Ford's coverage of Butterfly on the Lovely County Citizen's Facebook page. Here are David Bell's pictures from the second...
Eureka Springs Blues Weekend 2013
The 2013 Eureka Springs Blues Weekend is now one for history. Great groups and individuals presented a wide variety of blues. The event drew not only locals but blues fans from across the region. Here are some pictures from the weekend. More will be...
Jason Crabb at Eureka Springs Auditorium
Christian singer Jason Crabb draws large audience for concert at Auditorium.
Let's go fly a kite
It was a miserable Saturday for flying kites. But that didn't dampen the spirits of those at Turpentine Creeks' annual kite fly-in. In spite of the fog, misty rain and cold a number of young and young-at-heart braved the weather to enjoy a kite...
Passion Play cleanup
More than 130 volunteers from numerous churches and groups from six states spent a week cleaning up the grounds of the Great Passion Play in preparation for the reopening of the Play for the 2013 season. In the near future a group of volunteer...
Spring Antique Sale
2013 Spring Antiques Show and Sale at the Inn of the Ozarks.
Before the ST. Paddy's Day Parade the Krewe of Blarney roasted a crow... a Kent Crow, that is. Circuit Judge Kent
Crow was selected as the Grand Marshal for the annual parade and as is the custom was roasted at a luncheon.
Manny Ortiz Memorial
A memorial celebration of the life of Manny Ortiz was held at the Caribe. It was a benefit fundraiser as well as a celebration of a beloved Eureka Springs traffic officer and friend to many.
The Caribe was packed. "What a great way to honor the...
St. Patrick's Day Parade
A huge crowd lined the historic streets of downtown Eureka Springs as parade lovers watched the annual bacchanalia of all things Irish. Folks from all across the Ozarks, and beyond, gathered on a fine sping-like Saturday afternoon. And as with Mardi...
We've Got Talent
Jim Swiggart and the Eureka Springs Music Group produced a fine showcase of the talent across Eureka Springs. Here are a few images from that event.
The annual Victorian Classic was held. The run/walk is sponsored by the Eureka Springs Rotary Club and benefits local charities. This year those were the Eureka Springs Library and Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge.
Zombies once again invaded Eureka Springs, but this time at Lake Leatherwood. Zombie Tag pitted humans against humans for a cause... donations to the local food bank. Two cans per participant were collected.
Eureka Springs High School Talent Show
March first came in with snow flurries and cold weather but it was warm inside the Eureka Springs High School theater during the school's talent show. Ten entertainers performed for the crowd.
Midwinter Hometown Jam
An appreciative crowd of close to 300 were drawn to the second annual Midwinter Hometown Jam at the Auditorium in Eureka Springs. Seven local and area bands played jazz and blues and standards and otherwise rocked the Aud. at the Eureka Springs...
Eureka Springs High School Valentine's Dinner Theatre
Jerry Runnersmith's League of Extraordinary Actors provided dinner and entertainment for a full house at the Valentine's Day dinner theatre. Members of the Eureka Springs High School drama department performed "It's not you, it's me", a short comedy...
Saint 'Lizbeth King Cake Ball
The Mardi Gras finale for 2013 was the Saint 'Lizbeth King Cake Ball. The sold-out event was held at the Saint Elizabeth Parrish Center with Father Shaun Wesley introducing the King and Queen and the court since the regular host, Rod McGuire, was...
2013 ArtiGras Artisy Reception
The Mardi Gras art show was held, along with the announcement of the EurekaGras float winners at a reception at the Caribe last Monday evening.
2013 Mardi Gras Royalty Coronation
The king and queen of Eureka Springs EurekaGras were installed at the Coronation Ball. King Rod McGuire and Queen Melodye Purdy reigned over the festivities as revelers feasted and danced the night away to the sounds of fantastic sounds "Swing and a...
Chocolate Lovers Weekend
Lovers of chocolate descended on the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center for the 9th Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival. Celebrity judges came from Arkansas and Missouri and included KYTV's Steve Grant and KOLR's Tom Trtan.
Hookers and Jokers Ball
At the Hookers and Jokers Ball it was a time to let your hair down.
Christening of the Floats
Just as every ship needs to be christened and its crew blessed, so Mardi Gras floats need to be christened and its krewes blessed. And so it was at the Christening of the Floats Saturday as Father Shaun Wesley blessed the floats, christening them...
Taste of N'Awlins
Beignets, café au lait, and fine wines was the Eureka Springs nob to the approaching Mardi Gras season at the Taste of N'Awlins held at Keel's Creek Winery. Kings and queens, dukes and duchesses, and Mardi Gras beads were the rule of the day.
MLK Day Celebration
Eureka Springs celebrated Martin Luther King Day with a march from Basin Park to the Eureka Springs Auditorium. There was music, performance art, and group participation in honor of the life of Dr. King.
Ringing in the New Year in Eureka
Here are some folks who enjoyed New Year's Eve in Eureka Springs.
Eureka Jazz Funeral
Dan Ellis knows jazz funerals and Eureka Springs held it's first Jazz Funeral on Friday, December 21, with Dan as the honored "guest". And if you're reading this then the Jazz Funeral wasn't for the world... just Dan. The Mayans must have just run...
2012 Silver Tea
St. James' Silver Tea attracted a capacity crowd to the annual benefit soiree, many dressed in their Victorian finest. This year the beneficiary is the Eureka Springs Schools of the Arts.
Eureka Springs Christmas Parade
Last Friday the annual Eureka Springs Christmas Parade was its usual smash production with floats and cars, marchers and marching bands, and thousands of spectators having as much fun as the participants. The annual bacchanalia kicked off the...
2012 Eureka Springs Santa in Basin Park
The Eureka Springs Downtown Network treated kids of all ages to a visit with Santa, along with a picture and S'mores.
Ronny Cox and Friends wow folk music fans at The AUD
Many know Ronny Cox by sight, if not by name, from his work in the movies "Deliverence", "Robocop", "Beverly Hills Cop", "Total Recall", and others. That's the way it is with character actors. But Eureka Springs folk music fans will forever know him...
Voices from Eureka's Civil War era past
The Eureka Springs historical society produced Voices from Eureka's Silent City. This year it featured actors playing the roles of historical Civil War era resident of Eureka Springs.
Eureka Springs Veterans Parade
Images from the Eureka Springs Veterans Parade
Bikes, Blues and Bar-b-que in Eureka Springs
For a few days every year during the annual bike-anallia nw Arkansas is ground zero for a two-wheeled invasion. Fortunately, it is just once a year and a lot of money is pumped into the economy of the entire area. And Eureka Springs in particular...
2012-0809 Edition Images
Coverage including; the 2012 Summer Diversity Weekend, various bands playing at local pubs, Gary Adamson sketching downtown, the city-wide yard sales and more.
Images from the CICA 4th of July Extravaganza at the Aud.
Citizens from the occupy movement protest the Citizen office on Tuesday 3rd.
Celebrate the Springs events, gallery stroll, peddlers, the Kustom Kemp'ers, the monthly Drum Circle in Basin Spring Park, Eureka Springs Downtown Network Pop-up Theater, Main Street signage, roasting marshmallows, New Delhi Cafe music and the Art +...
Eureka Springs Blues Weekend, the Blues Weekend Craft Show at Pine Mountain Village and Fanning's Tree Service
Mustang Show, Plein Air Panting, Gallery Stroll, Holiday Island Cook-Out, Perkins Hall Opening and Rhythm House at the Aud
White Street Walk, Books in Bloom and the 2012 Eureka Springs High School Graduation.
Eureka Springs Highlanders vs Mountainburg Dragons
Eureka Springs Highlanders vs Mountainburg Dragons on Friday the 13th.