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Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014
Welcome (04/28/08)
Art is accessible in Eureka Springs. That's why we dare to dedicate one of the most important tourism months to the arts. Yes, part of the art in Eureka Springs will appeal only to people with plenty of money and a cultivated sensibility. For most of us, however, art is part of our everyday lives. May is the perfect time to experience this...
May Calendar of Events (04/28/08)
May 1-31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May Festival of the Arts -- around town May 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . National Day of Prayer -- venues around town May 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Americana House Concerts presents Noah Earle,...
The Art of Eureka (04/28/08)
Considering the relatively small size of Eureka Springs, this city has a wonderful number and variety of galleries. Even if you never buy a thing, touring the galleries of Eureka Springs will provide visitors with many hours of pleasure. But we have a hunch that if you give yourself a chance, a one-of-a-kind artwork will speak to you...
Attractions (04/28/08)
There are cool things to see and do in all directions, from the beautiful and historic Blue Spring Heritage Center and Thorncrown Chapel to the west, to the haunting natural beauty of Cosmic Caverns, located northeast of Berryville. To the south, you'll find Quigley's Castle and War Eagle Mill, as well as the Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, where you can get up close and personal with some lions and tigers, and learn a bit more about these magnificent beasts...
Discover the art of a great meal (04/28/08)
Have you ever been to a tourist destination and found all the food forgettable? Sometimes you get the feeling that restaurants in tourist destinations treat you like they'll never see you again. It's not that way in Eureka Springs. You'll be dining at the same places the locals patronize, and you'll share their pleasure as you enjoy a wonderful variety of cuisines...
Aerial Angels (04/28/08)
Last summer, one of the most popular acts to appear in Basin Springs Park was the Aerial Angels. They'll be back for a weekend of FREE appearances on May 9-11. Starting at noon and lasting throughout the afternoon, they'll perform approximately every 90 minutes, depending on crowd size...
Map of the Historic District (04/28/08)
Life's Too Short ~ Loosen Up! (04/28/08)
You're here on vacation, and you've made a good start on leaving the office behind. But if you really want to put some distance between yourself and the everyday woes you left behind, there's nothing like indulging yourself with a spa treatment. In Eureka Springs and the surrounding area, you'll find a wonderful variety of experiences. From the top of your head to the soles of your feet, you can find a trained and licensed professional ready to treat you like royalty...
Historic North Main (04/28/08)
Books in Bloom (04/28/08)
Anyone who enjoys reading can appreciate a very special event scheduled for Sunday, May 4, from noon to 5 p.m. Books in Bloom is an annual event that brings together accomplished authors and booklovers in a casual but sophisticated setting. This free literary event is open to the public, and celebrates book culture while promoting reading and literacy...
Extreme art meets extreme sport (04/28/08)
At least 15 vividly painted, wildly decorated and sculpted Art Cars will parade through downtown Eureka Springs on May 24 as part of the city's inaugural Extreme Art meets Extreme Sport Weekend. The weekend's extreme events will feature the "Extreme Art" of Art Cars parading and on display throughout town, several "Extreme Art" exhibits, and an "Extreme Sport Skateboard Competition" on May 25 in Harmon Park...
Top Ten things to do in May (04/28/08)
1. Take a hike. No, we don't mean "Get lost!" Around here, "Take a hike" suggests the possibilities of strolling through town or country, enjoying fresh air, lovely scenery, and good company. Start with Lake Leatherwood, or try the walking tours in town...
National Day of Prayer (04/28/08)
The annual National Day of Prayer falls on Thursday, May 1. Activities are planned in Eureka Springs and throughout Carroll County. A prayer breakfast at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks, by reservation, will include a breakfast buffet, which opens at 6:30 a.m. Joe White, owner of Kanakuk Kamp in Branson, will deliver the message...
Art As Prayer Exhibition returns to Eureka (04/28/08)
Studio 62 in Eureka Springs is gearing up for the Third Annual Art as Prayer Exhibition. This invitational show coinciding with the city's May Festival of the Arts and the National Day of Prayer. The artist's reception will be held at Studio 62 on Hwy. 62 West on Friday, May 9 from 5-9 p.m...
Blues Weekend (04/28/08)
The "Queen of the Blues," Koko Taylor, and Native American blues band Indigenous will headline shows at the City Auditorium May 29 and 30, respectively, as part of the 2008 Eureka Springs Blues Weekend. The complete weekend lineup includes 70 shows at 15 venues in 4 days...
Stroll on down for the White Street Studio Walk (04/28/08)
There are literally dozens of events associated with the May Festival of the Arts, but one grassroots event has come to be the heart of the festival arts scene and a grand old tradition in its own right. The White Street Studio Walk will take place from 4 to 10 p.m. ...
Berryville ~ Don't miss what it has to offer! (04/28/08)
Just to the east of Eureka Springs, the city of Berryville offers something unique for visitors. The Saunders Museum, located off the Public Square, houses an amazing collection of historic guns and other items from the frontier period. Dominating the Square is the Heritage Center Museum, with exhibits dedicated to the city's history. The third story preserves the courtroom, which dates back to the 1880s...
Arts & Crafts (04/28/08)
The fall craft show at War Eagle is a huge draw, but the spring show can be just as appealing. You'll find similar quality and variety, with a lower level of intensity. This year's War Eagle Mill Antique Craft Show will be held May 2-4, and will include a wide variety of crafts and food concessions. ...
Coming up in June (04/28/08)
For participants and spectators, the Eureka Springs Off-road Triathlon on June 7 is a unique event. It's a real ordeal, combining swimming, running, and off-road biking, in a beautiful setting at Lake Leatherwood. The 10th annual Native American Pow-Wow comes to Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge June 13-15. ...