Arts & Amusements

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Pine Mountain Theater announces christmas show schedule

The Pine Mountain Theater will present its annual Christmas spectacular, "A Season Of Celebration," now through Dec. 8 at the Pine Mountain Theater in Eureka Springs. 2012 marks the 38th consecutive season of presenting family entertainment at the Pine Mountain Theater. The Christmas shows are being performed on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights through Dec. 8. There will be no show on Thanksgiving night, November 22. The Gospel pre-show begins at 7:30 p.m. and the show begins at 8:00 p.m. For out of town visitors special lodging and show packages are available. For reservations or information call toll free 877-504-2092.

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 Nov. 21 through Jan. 6. The Arkansas Arts Center is located at 501 E. Ninth St., Little Rock, Arkansas.

ESSA fall art show

The ESSA Fall Art Show will take place Nov. 24-25 at the Convention Center at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. Over 50 artists will be exhibiting and selling their work, including photography, jewelry, scrimshaw, sculpture, clay and fiber. A sneak preview starts on Friday evening, Nov. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. Doors open at 9 a.m. Saturday morning and close at 6 p.m. On Sunday, the show runs from 11 a.m. -- 4 p.m. For more information, call ESSA at 479-253-5384.

Santa in the park

The Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce would like to invite all area children to visit with Santa in Basin Park on Friday, Nov. 23. Santa and his elves will arrive at 5 p.m. and will pass out goodies to the kids as he makes his list for the "Big Day". Come out and join us! For details, call 479-253-8737 or 1-800-6EUREKA, or email

Countdown to the Fall Art Show

The Fall Art Show will take place on Nov. 24 -- 25 at the Convention Center at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. The sneak preview will be from 6 -- 8 p.m. on Friday evening, Nov. 23. Cost for the preview is $5 per person. For details, go to or call 479-253-5384.

Berryville High School choir to do "Annie"

The Berryville High School choir will premiere its production of "Annie" The four performances of Annie, Jr. are slated for Friday, Nov. 30 at 6 and 8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 1 at a 2 p.m. matinee and 8 p.m. closing performance. The admission cost of $10 per person covers the entertainment, dessert, popcorn, and drink.

Rock Springs Baptist Church preteens

The Preteens group at Rock Springs Baptist Church will present "A Christmas Blast From the Past" at 6 p.m. on Dec. 2, 2012 at 1898 C.R. 211. For details, call 479-253-5401. We sincerely hope to see you there on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. at the Grand Central Hotel.

Auditions for "A Christmas Carol"

"First of all, Marley was dead." The Crystal Dining Room at the 1886 Crescent Hotel seeks one male actor, 20-35 and one younger female, 12-15, to play multiple parts in a staged reading of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" to take place on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Approximately six hours of rehearsal will begin in mid-November. A small stipend is involved, and applicants should have some performing experience.

Please e-mail for details.

Carroll Co. Community Orchestra holiday concert

The Carroll County Community Orchestra will presents its holiday concert "'Tis the Season for Music" on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3:00 p.m. ($6 for adults and $4 for children) at the Auditorium in Eureka Springs. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. The concert will have an intermission with cookies and coffee. All proceeds will go towards scholarships for camps or college for our student musicians.

Holiday Island Singers annual holiday show

The Holiday Island Singers will hold their annual holiday concert on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 16 at 3 p.m. in the Holiday Island Clubhouse Ballroom. Tickets for this concert are $8.00 for adults (students are free) and may be purchased from any Holiday Island Singer or by calling 479-363-9818.

Call for Professional Mourners

Ladies, if you would like to have fun and participate in Dan Ellis' upcoming Jazz Funeral scheduled for Friday, Dec. 21, Mary Popovac and Cné Breaux would like to talk to you. Festivities begin at 4 p.m. at the Rowdy Beaver, and then a trolley will take us to the Pied Piper for further ceremonies. From there, we will line up behind the pallbearers and follow slowly to the tunes played by the Eureka Springs Jazz Band. Once, at the New Delhi, a Viking Funeral will be performed after which we will "2nd line" back to the Pied Piper where the trolley will return everyone to the Rowdy Beaver. (If you can't make it at 4:00 p.m. at the start, you can easily meet us at the Pied Piper at 5:00 p.m.) For details, go to www.JazzFuneral.DanEllis.Net or email, or, or call 479-981-9551.

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