Arts & Amusements

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Eureka Thyme to host Ravenhawk

Eureka Thyme will host Tulsa artist Majick Ravenhawk on Friday, November 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the gallery at 19 Spring Street |She is a Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner and Indigenous Healer. As such she is, in part, a practitioner of art therapy, which uses the creative process of making art to improve a person's physical, mental, and emotional well-being. RavenHawk holds a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology and a Ph.D. in Religion to complement her fine arts degree. The following day, November 3, from 1-6 p.m. we will continue our showing of Majick's Contemporary Mindful Art. For details, call 479-363-9600.

Have You Seen Harvey?

The cast of the Holiday Association of the Arts Theater Guild's production of Harvey are finalizing costumes and fine-tuning their work on the classic play "Harvey" by Mary Chase. "Harvey" will be appearing Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 at the Holiday Island clubhouse ballroom. Tickets are available from any cast member, or by calling 479-253-5622 or 479-253-7232.

Pine Mountain Village hosts second annual fall craft show

As an added attraction for the 64th Annual Original Ozark Folk Festival, the merchants at Pine Mountain Village are again opening their parking lot to artists and crafts people for the second annual Fall Craft Fair on November 3, 2012. The show will run from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. This is a non-juried show, but all items must be hand made. Entertainment will again this fall be provided by Angel Voices Karaoke. All the shops in the village will be open for shoppers as well -- Christmas is coming soon!

As always, parking is free in the Village. Vendor space is still available by calling Gayle Voiles at (479) 244-6907.2

9th Ozarks Adventure in Watercolor

From Oct. 28 -- Nov. 3, instructor Sheila Parsons will again lead artists/students in search of images to capture the Victorian homes, fall colors and waterways of Northwest Arkansas. The Sunday evening through Saturday morning retreat will be hosted by the Inn of the Ozarks. For details, call 50-327-1750 or email

Ozark Folk Festival

Fall is right around the corner, so it's time to start thinking about The 65th Original Ozark Folk Festival, Oct. 29 -- Nov. 3. We have a great music line up this year with Ronny Cox, Trout Fishing in America, Jack William, Still on the Hill and more! So start thinking about the Folk Festival Parade. Awards this year are Best Float $300 first prize, second prize $200,Best Costume $ 100, Best walking Group (4 or more people) $150, Best youth entry $250, Best Musical entry $200. All entries will be judged on originality, Folkiness and style. For applications or more information

Coffee house "Light the Night"

The Berean Coffee House at 4032 E. Van Buren (next to the Victorian Inn) will host "Light the Night Free Fun!" on Wednesday, Oct. 31, beginning at dark. The event will include games, crafts and a giant bag of candy for the kids. Free hot dogs, apple cider and coffee for everyone.

Three-day zombie fest (feast?)

Are you prepared for the Zombie Invasion of 2012? Kicking off three days of undead activity is the aptly named "Dance of the Dead" on Halloween Night (Oct 31) in the haunted underground level of the City Auditorium. Doors open at 8 p.m. for this all ages electronic shake-your-bones-to-the-beat extravanganza. Admission is only $5 plus a can of food. Dance ends at 11 p.m. Then on Nov. 1st, the Sacred Earth Gallery is proud to present a special Zombie Variety Show and a public screening of the classic 1968 film "Night of the Living Dead". Performances start at dusk and admission is free. The Invasion comes to an apocalyptic end on Nov. 2 with the First Annnual Eureka Springs Day of the Dead Parade and Zombie Crawl. Doomsday vehicles, themed floats, street performers, and a horde of hungry zombies will "crawl" from the Public Library to Basin Park. Break out your zombie makeup and fake blood, give your car a "Mad Max" end-of-days facelift, or build a float and join the spectacle! Parade starts at dusk and all participants are asked to bring two cans of food for the Flint Street Food Bank. Visit to sign-up and get more information.

Elks Lodge Pancake Breakfast

Holiday Island Elks Lodge 1042 Auxiliary is having a Community "All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast", Saturday, Nov. 3 from 7 -- 10:30 a.m. at Elks Lodge 1042, Holiday Island, located in the Holiday Island Business Park Menu includes: Pancakes, Biscuits & Gravy, Bacon, Sausage, Juice and Coffee. Adults $6 & children (under 12) $3.

Night of the Unleashed

The Good Shepherd Humane Society's annual Doggie Style Show 2012 - Night of the Unleashed -- is moving to a new night and a different venue this year. The event this year will take place on Saturday, Nov. 3 in the Eureka Springs High School Gymnasium from 5:30 p.m. and runs to 8:30. Tickets are $10 at the door and are also available in advance at both Doggie Shops, the Shelter, and online at Cash, check, and debit/credit cards are accepted.

Little Switzerland Amateur Radio Club to meet

The Ham Radio and Little Switzerland Amateur Radio Club will have their monthly meeting at noon, on Nov. 8, at Pizza Hut in Eureka Springs. All of those interested in radio are invited to attend. For more information email

ESSA arts workshop

Join panelists Zeek Taylor, Carol Dickie, John Rankine, and Wendi LaFey on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the ESSA campus and learn about their experiences in establishing themselves as artists in Northwest Arkansas and beyond. Topics will include lively conversation in the morning session of spontaneous question and answer discussions with this noted panel. At noon a catered lunch will be served, followed by a 1 p.m. session with Kate Wicker of Geographics, sharing attention grabbing ideas for designing rack cards and brochures. From 2 - 4 p.m., Edward Robison of Sacred Earth Gallery will focus on building and designing your own website. Register now. Space is limited and the registration fee is $40 for the entire day. For details, go to or call 479-253-5384.

Veterans Art Show

Veterans and Artists that want to participate in the Art Show should contact Lezley Foley at 479-253-5423 or email We invite those Veterans and Artists to come display their art and memorabilia that is either created by or honors Veterans. For more information about the entire Veterans Day Weekend events planned, please visit Eureka Springs Veterans Day Parade on Facebook or call Sue Glave at 479-253-6601 or cell 580-399-5887.

Zeek Taylor piece chosen for exhibition

A three-dimensional piece, "Circle of Friends," by Eureka Springs Artist Zeek Taylor, has been selected for exhibition in this year's 38th Toys Designed by Artists Exhibition at the Arkansas Arts Center. Taylor's work will be among artwork by artists from around the world selected

for the exhibition. This juried exhibition challenges artists to take the concept of "toy" and make a personal expression, a piece of art. The Toys Designed by Artists Exhibition will be on display November 21 through January 6. The Arkansas Arts Center is located at 501 E Ninth Street, Little Rock, Arkansas.

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