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Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Shop in the past at Fall Antique Show and Sale (11/02/07)
Want a gift that lasts, something your loved one will cherish for years to come? Stop by the Fall Antique Show and Sale for antiques and collectibles that have stood the test of time. The event will be held Fri., Nov. 16 through Sun., Nov. 18 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks convention center. ...
Welcome (11/02/07)
Rush, rush, rush: television commercials and other ads are invested in slamming us from holiday to holiday. Christmas decorations are appearing on the shelves in early October, forcing the Great Pumpkin into a smackdown with Santa Claus. Why not break the vicious circle this year, and just enjoy autumn?...
November Calendar of Events (11/02/07)
at Great Passion Play, US 62 East Tummy Ticklers Kitchen Store, downtown...
Step into the season with Ozarks Chorale concerts (11/02/07)
Buy any kind of tunes you like at the store; they can't hold a candle to live music, and the most powerful music experience comes from hearing a choir sing. The 60-voice-strong Ozarks Chorale is warming up those high and low notes for their seasonal series of concerts, and their repertoire is more diverse than you think...
"The Art of Eureka" (11/02/07)
•• The Al Hooks Signature Gallery A fresh perspective is offered in the work of photo artist Al Hooks. With the gallery's opening in May, the artist has tucked himself into the vibrant downtown scene, filling the gallery with unique works shot in Eureka Springs as well as photos taken in trips back to the Gulf Coast -- Hooks' home until Katrina drove him inland...
What's the story behind Eureka Springs? (11/02/07)
It may be hard to imagine now, but all that you see around you, from the great shopping to the spas and restaurants and attractions, all came about because of the fame surrounding one spring. For centuries, Native Americans traveled to this area not only for the extremely fine hunting, but also because they believed there was a powerful healing spring. ...
Take time for art with Second Saturday Gallery Stroll (11/02/07)
Halloween's over, Thanksgiving's still weeks away, so take some time to explore art during the Second Saturday Gallery Stroll, 6-9 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 10. Find one-of-kind gifts for the holiday season, or add to your collection with unique works created by the best artistic minds in the region. Together, the galleries represent more than 2,000 artists, from jewelry-makers plying their skill in gold and silver to carvings, sculpture, paintings, glass, metalwork, and much more...
Slow down and see the sights (11/02/07)
The bustle of summer is over, and the holiday hurry has yet to start. Why not slow down and enjoy quality time together while seeing the sights? November is a perfect time to explore the area's history, from tales of Native American history and the Trail of Tears at Blue Spring, to Civil War history at War Eagle Mill. ...
Ride the rainbow for Fall Diversity Weekend (11/02/07)
Autumn is magical in Eureka Springs West (11/02/07)
One blessing of the Ozarks is the region's four distinct seasons, and autumn may be the most wondrous in Eureka Springs West. It's a time to go outdoors and experience life in a new way, from hiking in the cool morning air to finding that perfect fishing hole for a few hours of blissful quiet. ...
Revisit Native American history in Eureka Springs (11/02/07)
Eureka Springs has been publicized as a tourism destination since the 1880s, but before that, the area was frequented by Native American tribes, who came here for the mild temperatures, good hunting and healing springs. Before northwest Arkansas was populated by white settlers, tribes such as the Osage, Creek and Choctaw would stop by what is now Basin Spring and use the healing waters. ...
Lake Leatherwood 1,600 acres of historic city park (11/02/07)
Welcome to Lake Leatherwood. This historic 1600-acre city park is a pristine example of Ozark Mountain countryside. Hardwood forests cover steep hills divided by a narrow 85-acre lake that is continuously recharged by cold spring water. At the north end of Lake Leatherwood, a hand-cut limestone dam spills millions of gallons of water into a pool far below where white water curls in eddies beside the red rocks of Iron Spring to form a creek that flows across boulders and rocks on its downhill course through the lower valley. ...
Discover relaxation (11/02/07)
Yesterday's hike has worn out your feet, today's shopping made your arms sore, and November's chill is creeping up your spine. Sounds like someone needs a nice, warm massage to relax those muscles and bring you back into the moment. Schedule an hour-long massage treatment, then let go of all those pesky problems and just enjoy the soothing comfort of trained hands. ...
Ballet combines grace and storyteller's art (11/02/07)
Art, dance and literature meet in Eureka Springs as the Mosaic Trio Progressive Ballet Company presents Gwinna, a piece based on the book of the same name by Barbara Helen Berger.  Presented by one of the most innovative dance companies in the region, Gwinna illustrates the story of a young girl who taps into her inner power, finding her wings and remembering the deep, ancient knowledge that connects all things together in universal truths. ...
Give in to great food (11/02/07)
Feeling like fasting before Thanksgiving? Nonsense! Train that tummy with a few great meals in Eureka Springs. There's so much to enjoy, and the town has some of the top-rated eateries in the state.   Start off with some BBQ baby back ribs, and don't spare the sauce, or load up with a juicy burger topped with grilled onions and mushrooms. ...
Forget the fuss and spend Thanksgiving in Eureka Springs (11/02/07)
Tired of slaving over a hot stove to prepare a sumptuous banquet on Thanksgiving, only to have Uncle Fred fall asleep in the mincemeat pie? Lock the kitchen up this year and spend Turkey Day weekend here in Eureka Springs, where dinner is a phone call away and the shopping awaits. ...
Sharpen those taste buds for Food and Wine Weekend (11/02/07)
Ready for a gourmet taste sensation? Then toss those jalapeño cheese puffs and get ready for the annual Food and Wine Weekend, a foodie festival extraordinaire. Gourmet get-togethers will be held at sites all around town from Wed., Nov. 7 through Sun., Nov. 11. Fifteen venues have at least 30 events slated, from wine seminars and premiers to elaborate dinners and cuisine classes; there's something for everyone during the festival, from beginning tasters to experienced...
Bring out the tots for the Christmas Parade (11/02/07)
Bundle up and be ready for the show as the Christmas Parade takes to the streets at 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30.   This year's theme is ‘Let There Be Light,' and all the floats will be lit up with Christmas cheer. The parade starts on upper Spring Street, by the Carnegie Public Library, and winds through the downtown area, twinkling with color and light. ...
Coming up in December (11/02/07)
Next month, the holidays will be in full swing with events to make any Christmas bright. Make plans for one of the season's most popular events, the annual Candlelight Tour of Homes on Dec. 1, presented by the Eureka Springs Preservation Society. Several of the town's historic homes will be decorated in seasonal finery, and open to tours throughout the evening. ...