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Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
Welcome (07/28/08)
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 or Beaver Lake. Get your shopping done early, or maybe take a horseback ride at one of the nearby stables...
August Calendar of Events (07/28/08)
Aug. 1-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Yards and Yards of Yard Sales Bargains all around town Aug. 1-3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Summer Diversity Weekend Venues around town Aug. 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lucky 13 Starlight Cinema presents...
Attractions (07/28/08)
So many attractions, so little time! Not sure what to do first? Slip into summer fun by picking out a few favorites on that life list. While we can't help you with that 'climb Mount Everest' wish, we can definitely hook you up with a great hike through the Ozark hills. ...
Let the Hoe-Down lift your spirits! (07/28/08)
The Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down has entertained visitors to Eureka Springs for 27 years, and is still going strong. Many people considered last season the best ever at the Hoe-Down, but the 2008 season is even bigger and better. With new and exciting features, audiences can expect an unforgettable experience...
Art (07/28/08)
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...
Dining (07/28/08)
Food keeps us alive, but when you're traveling, food should do more than that. Enjoyable meals are an important part of your vacation experience, and this is a great time to try something you might not encounter every day. You've come to the right place for culinary adventures. ...
Lucky 13 starlight delights (07/28/08)
Drive-in movies have all but disappeared (partly because of Daylight Saving Time!), but the Lucky 13 Outdoor Cinema helps to preserve the feel and flavor of watching a movie outside in a casual setting. The 2008 season of movies wraps up in August with dates on Sunday, Aug. 3 and Sunday, Aug. 31. Bring lawn chairs or pillows to the parking lot at 1 N. Main St., where movies will be projected onto the wall of the Basin Spring Bath House Building...
Ultimate Songwriters Workshop teaches the secrets of success (07/28/08)
How does a person break into songwriting? It takes more than music in your heart and lyrics on your lips. From Saturday, Aug. 2 to Tuesday, Aug. 5, a select few will come closer to their dream of hearing their songs played on the radio by top artists. The Ultimate Songwriters Workshop will be held at the Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down Theater in Eureka Springs...
Life's too short......loosen up! (07/28/08)
It's a familiar feeling: you try to have a good time, but there's a massive knot of tension between your shoulder blades, filled with every responsibility and worry you're trying to escape. No matter how much you try to unwind, you're still not relaxed. Never fear, we're here to help, and a soothing afternoon at a spa will put you right with the world again...
Gryphon's Roost -- a hip little sanctuary for body, mind & spirit (07/28/08)
Advertisements for spas and massage therapy often use words like "getaway" or "escape." At Gryphon's Roost Day Spa and Gallery, they have a totally different perspective. "We don't look at our spa services as indulging or escaping," said Stephanie DuBois. "We're not here to help you escape reality, we're here to help you get above your everyday reality."...
Lots of pickin' 'n' grinin' (07/28/08)
The sixth annual Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival will fill the air with music from Thursday, Aug. 21 through Sunday, Aug. 24. This traditional art form is an American expression of musical roots from the British Isles. Performers usually combine acoustic instruments and vocal harmonies...
Diversity (07/28/08)
Everything in Eureka Springs is just a little different, so it comes as no surprise that Summer Diversity Weekend, Aug. 1-3, has a feeling all its own here. It's classic friendly, Eureka style to welcome all visitors and try to have events offering something for everyone. And sharing the weekend with the annual "Yards & Yards of Yard Sales" draws a diverse mix of folks looking for bargains and fun...
Caving: Enjoy the outdoors indoors (07/28/08)
Suppose you had planned a nice hike for today, a chance to stretch your legs and take in some beautiful scenery. But now the weatherman is calling for a drizzly day, and the kids are restless. Here's your chance to enjoy the outdoors indoors. Go underground, and enjoy one of the cave tours in the area...
Experience some serenity ~ Blue Spring (07/28/08)
The Blue Spring Heritage Center combines extraordinary beauty and a rich cultural experience. Located just a few minutes west of Eureka Springs on U.S. Highway 62, this attraction is built around Blue Spring, which pours 38 million gallons of cold, clear water each day into its trout-filled lagoon...
Dancing with the stars (07/28/08)
Fun usually comes with a price tag, but you can have a ball for free when you Dance in the Park After Dark from 8-10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15, at Basin Spring Park. These free monthly concerts have been a big hit. Basin Spring Park has just the right atmosphere, with a bandshell high above the crowd, plenty of seating, and room to dance once the music starts moving your feet around...
Top 10 ways to keep your cool in August (07/28/08)
What, you didn't bring comfy shoes, a bathing suit, or even flip-flops? Never fear, we have stores for all those items, plus a few things in leather you might not have thought of. Either way, you'll look smashing. The best way to look totally "cool" is to buy art from our local galleries. Many of the galleries put you in direct contact with the artists, and what's cooler than hanging out with artists?...
Beauty abounds in Eureka's galleries (07/28/08)
Eureka Springs has been known as a haven for artists for half a century. This area includes some serious and highly acclaimed artists, and a sense of joy runs through the creative community. You can feel the difference when you enter a local gallery...
Berryville ~ Get a bang out of it (07/28/08)
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...
VWs are very welcome in Eureka (07/28/08)
A variety of Volkswagens have been a big part of this country's driving experience. Many of those models will be on display during the annual VW Weekend, Aug. 22-24, as hundreds of the 'people's cars' buzz into Eureka Springs. In 2008, this festival celebrates its 16th year, and is recognized as one of the largest three-day VW events in the Midwest. Whether you're a fan of the vintage, classic bug, or a new owner of the cute modern car, the VW Weekend has something for you...
Next Month ~ Coming up in September (07/28/08)
Sure, you had a great visit here in August, but there are lots of reasons why we hope we'll "See You in September!" The Antique Automobile Festival gets the month started in style, from Sept. 5-7. Now in its 38th year, this show brings hundreds of vintage cars to town, to compete for trophies and prizes. In addition to a car show and parade, visitors enjoy the reenactment of a 1922 bank robbery...
Eureka Springs West ~ Gateway to the great outdoors (07/28/08)
Clear water, gentle breezes, long, sun-kissed days: it's simply not summer until you go swimming. Beaver Lake is irresistible this time of year, whether you float on it, or dive right in. Snorkel for tiny shells in the clear shallows, or gear up for scuba and explore the rich underwater world of the Ozarks; either way, it's a beautiful way to spend a day. ...