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Welcome (06/26/08)
We're not gonna lie to you--it gets hot here in the summer. But there are ways to get around that. Here in the Ozarks, the temperature drops overnight, and you can enjoy your morning coffee on your balcony without feeling oppressed by the heat.   Use the morning to get out and hike, either around town or at Lake Leatherwood. Get your shopping done early, or maybe take a horseback ride at one of the nearby stables...
July Calendar of Events (06/26/08)
Thru July 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Opera in the Ozarks summer season Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony, US 62 West July 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fireworks at Turpentine Creek, Holiday Island and Berryville...
Attractions (06/26/08)
Okay, so you've spent a couple of days downtown melting those credit cards with a shopping spree, and you've taken a ride on the trolleys. But wait, there's more to Eureka Springs than you imagine. Maybe you visited the Great Passion Play when you were a kid, but have you seen it this year, with an all-new script? The Art Center has amazing and inspirational exhibits year round from top artists, and the new creation museum is a hit with kids of all ages. ...
Cosmic Cavern is colorful and cool! (06/26/08)
Beauty may be only skin-deep for humans, but a visit to Cosmic Cavern proves that the natural beauty of the Ozarks goes all the way to the bone--or the stalagmite, as the case may be. Delicate soda straw formations that crumble at the merest touch, intricate gypsum flowers, and sweeping, graceful flowstone sculptures caused by millennia of water and minerals make this cave one of the most decorated in the region. ...
Art (06/26/08)
Want something to take home beyond the traditional t-shirt? Eureka Springs has lots of galleries packed with work from local, regional, and even national artists. Their work will make you think, it'll make you sigh, and, inevitably, it will make you want an art collection for yourself...
Bite into Eureka Springs (06/26/08)
Just thinking of it makes the mouth water: burgers and steaks fresh from the grill, tempting salads, farm fresh fruits and veggies on the table. Even better, you don't have to slap on that embarrassing apron to cook it--the best of summer is served to you in eateries across Eureka Springs. ...
Sweet Wednesday (06/26/08)
Sweet Wednesday, an award-winning acoustic duo, will perform at the Gavioli Chapel at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 8. Singer/songwriters Dave Falk and Lisa Housman deliver tales that are melodic, comic, and touching, with acoustic guitar, harmonica, and astounding harmonies...
Dancing in the Park (06/26/08)
You've probably never heard of Little Jack Melody and his Young Turks, but don't let that stop you from coming out to enjoy a fantastic (and FREE!) evening on Friday, July 18, when you're invited to Dance in the Park After Dark. Basin Spring Park will overflow with people from 8-10 p.m. Whether you sit and listen or get up and dance, you'll have a ball...
Life's too short......Loosen up! (06/26/08)
Ah, to be pampered, nurtured and cared for! We all crave it, especially in this hurry-up world--and how can you enjoy your time off when you can't relax? It's a vicious circle, but there's one answer: the ahhhh of a spa. Studies show that tension and stress are major factors against a person's well-being and health, so you're doing yourself a favor by getting a luxurious one-hour massage, complete with aromatic oils. And maybe an herbal wrap or mud pack, too...
Fat Tire Festival (06/26/08)
Check out the Fat Tire Festival for the cutting edge in mountain bike racing and stunts. The Fat Tire Festival, held July 18-20, offers cyclists a variety of ways to pursue their two-wheeled passion. The fat fun starts at noon on Friday, and lasts until the final awards ceremony at Lake Leatherwood at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday...
History lives in Eureka Springs (06/26/08)
Eureka Springs takes its history seriously. In the historic district, if you even want to paint your house, you have to ask approval from a commission, to make sure the colors you choose are historically accurate. Yes, it can be a hassle, but the town is a treasure, and preservation is a must...
Starlight Cinema swings! (06/26/08)
You've had a great weekend in Eureka Springs, but do you really want to get up at the crack of dawn on Sunday, pack your bags and join the traffic on the highway? Add a day to your getaway and enjoy Sunday the way you've always dreamed; sleep in, then amble out for some brunch and relax with activities especially designed for a no-stress, all-fun day...
Free stuff (06/26/08)
With rising gas prices and the cost of living skyrocketing each year, it's not as easy to take a nice, long vacation like folks used to do. We know, we've been there, and it's hard to stay on a budget. That's why we've put together a list of free activities for your family, so you can extend your stay, enjoy time with your family, and still have some cash left over for your favorite things, like a massage, music show tickets or an afternoon of shopping...
Top ten ways to pamper your inner child (06/26/08)
10. Beat the heat. It's easy math, really, you, a beach towel, and a cool, clear lake. Yeah, that's easy summer livin', right there. Don't forget the sunblock, and, we beg you, wear something besides the thong. 9. Find a seat. Go to one of our great country music shows, and learn to laugh and sing along like a kid again. There's more in this world, Horatio, than the playlist on your Ipod...
Try it... you'll like it (06/26/08)
Lewis & Clark Outfitters will sponsor a canoe and kayak exhibition at Lake Leatherwood on Saturday, July 26. The Paddle Festival will include kayak and paddling clinics, demonstrations by vendors, fun games, live music, and more. This will be a full day of floating fun, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m...
Berryville ~ Get a bang out of it! (06/26/08)
Just to the east of Eureka Springs, the city of Berryville is like a trip into the nostalgic days of small town America with specialty and antique shops, restaurants and attractions all clustered around the Public Square.   The Saunders Museum, located off the Public Square, houses an amazing collection of historic guns and other items from the frontier period...
Coming up in August (06/26/08)
You're having a great time, and you're knee-deep in summer fun. How could it get any better? With a trip to Eureka Springs in August, of course!   There's a ton of fun coming up in the latter half of summer, with the bargain hunter's delight, Yards and Yards of Yard Sales, on Aug. 1-2...
Here's a really cool way to ditch the kids (06/26/08)
Main Stage Creative Community Center has announced their summer 2008 schedule, which includes two new "camp style" programs designed exclusively for children of tourists. Main Stage is also expanding two existing programs to make them accessible to tourists as well as local residents...
Expand your vacation (06/26/08)
Ah yes, it's summertime, and the living is so easy in Eureka Springs West. When the temperature begins to rise, it's time for a swim in the cool waters of Beaver Lake and Lake Leatherwood. Bit of a tenderfoot? Beaver Lake has both paved and natural areas for swimming, so you can be comfortable. ...
Cruise past history aboard the Belle of the Ozarks (06/26/08)
Beaver Lake is a great place to swim, fish, scuba dive or zip around in a boat, but most people only see a fraction of the lake's beauty. Take a tour and see what you've been missing aboard the Belle of the Ozarks, a fun and informative trip through 12 miles of clear, cool lake. The tour takes one hour and 15 minutes and departs from Starkey Park, just a few minutes off the main highway of U.S. Hwy. 62...
Opera in the Ozarks (06/26/08)
Whether you're a diva devotee, or your entire opera knowledge comes from a Bugs Bunny cartoon, there's a performance perfect for your taste at Opera in the Ozarks, located just ten miles west of Eureka Springs on US 62W at Inspiration Point Fine Arts Colony. ...