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December

 

December 1-31
Eureka Springs’ Christmas Forest. The formal garden area atop Crescent Mountain will be illuminated with more than two-dozen Christmas trees decorated by local charities as a fund-raiser for each. Visitors can stroll throughout the grounds and choose which one they think is best! Admission is free. For more information go to www.crescent-hotel.com.

 

December 4
43rd Annual St. James Episcopal Church Silver Tea at the Crescent Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. For more information call 479-253-8610.

December 4-14
Annual Eurekasprings.com Christmas Festival presented by Eureka Springs Downtown Network. For more information visit www.eurekaspringsdowntown.com.

December 6
Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree in Basin Spring Park featuring Photos with Santa, Games and goodies for the kids, a scavenger hunt, twist and limbo contest benefiting the Eureka Springs High School Future Business Leaders of America and sponsored by ESDN Main Street Eureka Springs. 1:00pm-3:00pm.

December 6
Candlelight Tour of Homes. Tour Eureka’s Victorian homes presented by the Preservation Society.

December 6
John Two Hawks Christmas Concert at the Auditorium. For more information call 479-253-5826 or visit www.johntwohawks.com.

December 6
Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Crescent Hotel. Vote for your favorite tree. Lighting and refreshments at 6PM.

December 6-14
14th Annual Christmas at the 1886 Crescent Hotel. Arriving at the doorstep of this delightfully decorated Historic Hotel of America, guests are swept in by the jubilant breeze of Christmas. For more information visit www.crescent-hotel.com.

December 12
Stroll the Springs-A guided tour through illuminated springs and stops on local families porches for goodies and stories at night with decorated luminaries of Upper Spring St. (Start at Sweet Spring, next to Rogues Manor Restaurant and continue to Harding Spring, Crescent Spring, and end at Grotto Spring.) Meet at Basin Spring Park. 5PM-8PM for more information visit eurekaspringsdowntown.com/event/stroll-the-springs/

December 13
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. The City’s art galleries are joining forces to stage a monthly “Celebration of the Art of Eureka” 6pm to 8pm. For more information visit www.artofeureka.com.

December 13
8th Annual Sweet Treats Cookie Tour. Self-guided tour of 9 B&B’s serving sweet treats from their kitchens, along with recipes. For more information visit allianceofbetterbandbs.com

December 13
Ozarks Chorale Christmas Concert at the Auditorium. For more info visit www.theozarkschorale.org.

December 18
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month at The Writers' Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs.

December 19
Eureka Springs Christmas Parade. This evening parade features floats, walkers, bands, and thousands of lights as it makes its way through downtown Eureka Springs. For more information call 800-6EUREKA or visit www.eurekaspringschamber.com

Decemeber 31
Swing in the New Year! Classy, Upscale, Decadent, & Sexy
Pairing the excited energy of New Year’s Eve with the classy elegance of the old school 1940′s supper club era, The Crescent Hotel & Spa starts a new tradition of celebration on NYE2014. With music by Swing and a Miss, and dance by MelonLight studios, the Celebration begins with seating’s at 8 PM, 8:15 PM , 8:30 PM and 8:45 PM for the four-course meal, entertainment begins at 9  with dancing to follow until the Champagne toast at the stroke of Midnight. View menu & package pricing here: http://crescent-hotel.com/blog/?p=608

December 31
New Years Eve Ballroom Blitz
Ring In A Historically “Fun” New Year In Eureka Springs
The Basin Park will repeat their very popular New Year’s Eve event, The Ballroom Blitz. This gala evening that begins at 8 o’clock includes the top floor party upstairs in the Barefoot Ballroom featuring Arkansas’ party band Red Ambition, party favors, great snacks and the “highest” midnight countdown downtown with a champagne toast at the first stroke of 2015. Click here for tickets and overnight packages: http://basinpark.com/blog/2014/11/20/new-years-eve-ballroom-blitz/

 

 

January

 

January 9-11
Eureka Springs  Paranormal Weekend invites your to join us in another 3 Day Paranormal Event in January.  The ESP event will again feature an expertly guided behind the scenes quest for evidence in the famed Crescent Hotel but will also include a one-of-a-kind investigation of its sister hotel, the 1905 Basin Park Hotel, which will be fully closed off and dark exclusively for event participants. This three-day, hands on investigation puts tools of the paranormal investigator in your hands as well as an introduction to ghost hunting , tour of the property on the ghost tour and unheard of 24 hour access to “active space” including rooms 218, 419, and THE MORGUE at America’s Most Haunted Hotel. For access passes & overnight packages, click here: http://crescent-hotel.com/blog/?p=621

January 10
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com

January 10
10th Annual Kings Day Mardi Gras Kick Off at the Rowdy Beaver Restaurant and Tavern at 5:00 p.m.  Open to the general public.  King and Queen and members of the Royal Court consisting of Dukes and Duchesses are introduced.  Free food and music for anyone masked or in costume.  King Cakes served for dessert.  2015 theme: Carnival Around the World.

January 11
BEER CAN & BREWERIANA COLLECTORS Vic Olson Memorial Show Inn of the Ozarks Free Admission. For more information email Erinjbrew1002@aol.com Tables $5 each Ar-Can-Sas Brewery Collectibles Club www.ARBEERCLUB.com Brewery Collectibles Club of America www.BCCA.com

January 15
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

January 21
Umbrella Decorating at New Delhi Café at 5:00 p.m.

January 22-25
The Ozark Mountain Music Festival is a celebration of Indie Folk music held annually at the Basin Park Hotel in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  With bands often celebrated at such major festivals as Wakarusa or Harvest Fest, the Basin Park Hotel has invited festival goers to come camp inside on a chilly January Weekend with some hot music and great memories.
View Lineup & Tickets here: http://www.ozarkmountainmusicfestival.com

January 24
Beaver Park Polar Plunge. Special Olympics Fundraiser. 10:00am


January 24
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

January 28
Umbrella Decorating at New Delhi Café at 5:00 p.m.

January 31
Taste of New Orleans at Keels Creek Winery at 2 p.m.

 

 

February

February 4
Umbrella Decorating at Eureka Live at 5 p.m

February 6
Mayor’s Ball at the Basin Park Hotel at 7 p.m. For tickets and more information call 479-253-8737

February 7
Eureka Gras Night Parade at 6:00 p.m.
After-Parade – Second Line – Street Dancing at 7:00 p.m.
Black Lite Ball at 8:00 p.m. -- To Be Announced

February 12
Hooker and Jokers Ball at 6:00 p.m. at the Inn of the Ozark Convention Center.

February 13
Coronation Ball at 6:00 p.m. at the Crescent Hotel Crystal Ball Room.

February 13
4th Annual Midwinter Hometown Jam. Featuring local bands and musicians. Members from each band join in a grand finale. 7-10 p.m. in the Auditorium. For more information call the Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce 479-253-8737 or visit
http://www.facebook.com/MidwinterHometownJam

February 14
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

February 14
Chocolate Lovers’ Festival in the Convention Center at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. Festivities start at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call the Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce 479-253-8737 or visit
www.eurekachocfest.org & www.facebook.com/pages/Chocolate-Lovers-Festival-of-Eureka-Springs

February 14
Eureka Gras Day Parade at 2:00 p.m.—Spring and Main Streets.

February 15
Jazz Brunch at 11:30 a.m. at the Crescent Hotel—Bring your umbrellas. Reservations recommended

February 16
Arti Gras Reception at Caribe Cantina at 6:00 p.m. Festive dress.

February 17
Saint “Lizbeth’s King Cake Ball and Dinner on Fat Tuesday Night at 6:00 p.m. at Saint Elizabeth’s Parish Center at 232 Passion Play Road. 

February 19
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

February 28
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com

 

March

March 14
22nd St. Patrick’s Day Parade at 2 p.m., following the usual parade route down Spring Street. For more information visit
www.StPaddy.Ureeka.Org

March 14
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

March 19
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

March 21
33rd Annual Victorian Classic Road Race. 10K Run- 2 Mile Run, 2 Mile Fun Run, & 2 Mile Walk. Host hotel is the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks where races begin and end. Put on by Eureka Springs Rotary Club with proceeds going to benefit local charities and/ or benefit. Contact will have parking for the races. For more information call Patsy Miller at 479-981-3065 or Mickey Finefield at 479-244-6545. See us on Facebook/Victorian Classic.

March 28
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

March 28 (tentative)
Zombie Tag at Lake Leatherwood. Visit 
www.eurekaspringszombietag.com for more information.

March 28
25th Annual Eureka Springs Kite Festival at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located 7 miles on Scenic Hwy 23 South. For more information call KaleidoKites at 479-253-6596 or email
zizirogers@gmail.com  Art with an Altitude.

 

April

April 3-5
Spring Diversity Weekend. The GLBT Community and friends celebrate in Eureka Springs. For more information and a schedule of events visit www.outineureka.com or email info@outineureka.com

April 3&4
Celebrate Jesus Music in the Park & Parade. On Friday the 3rd there will be a variety of styles of Christian music in the Basin Park from 11 a.m. to p.m. Saturday the 4th there will be music in the park from 11a.m. to 2p.m. The parade starts at 2 p.m. on Spring Street. Music resumes after the parade till 5 p.m. For more information call 479-253-8925 or email
lardellen@gmail.com.

April 5
Easter Sunrise Service at the Christ of the Ozarks.

April 5
Easter brunch and Annual Egg Hunt at the Crescent Hotel. Egg Hunt starts at 1:00 p.m. Reservations are required for Sunday Brunch. Please call 479-253-9652.

April 5
39th Annual Easter Egg hunt at War Eagle Mill at 2:00 p.m. Call 479-789-5343 for more information.

April 10-12
28th Annual UFO Conference at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. For more information visit
www.ozarkufo.com or email ozarkufo@gmail.com.

April 11
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. From April to December, on the second Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in May) the galleries open their doors from 6-9 p.m. with special shows and artist receptions for more information visit
www.artofeurekasprings.com.

April 11
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

April 16
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

April 16-19
39th Annual Springtime in the Ozarks. AA Convention at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. For more information visit
www.nwarkaa.org/springtime.htm.

April 17&18
11th Annual Carving in the Ozarks Festival. Watch chainsaw carvers in action! For more information contact David Blankenship at 479-253-2080 or 479-244-5010, email
sleepy@ipa.net or visit www.carvingintheozarks.com

April 18
6th Annual Carole Hilmer Memorial Run/Walk for Ovarian Cancer on Holiday Island. For more information contact Joanie Kratzer at 479-253-5986 or email
joaniekesa@gmail.com

April 18
Cats at the Castle Dinner. Turpentine Creek Wildlife Board of Directors and staff members will be having a special fundraising dinner at the Castle at Rogue’s Manor. All proceeds will benefit Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. Come celebrate the Big Cats of Turpentine Creek with fine dining and breathtaking views. For more information visit
www.turpentinecreek.org or email tigers@turpentinecreek.org

April 23-25
Indie Film Fest. For more information call Teresa DeVito at 479-363-8185 or visit
www.esindiefilmfest.com

April 24 & 25
11th Annual Local Appreciation Weekend at the Promised Land Zoo. $10.00 per carload for Carroll and Barry County residents. For more information visit
www.plzoo.com.

April 24 & 25
Spring Yards & Yards of Yard Sales. Yard sale bargains all around town. Maps will be available so you can find them all! For more information call 800-6EUREKA or visit
www.eurekaspringschamber.com or Facebook/yards&yardsofyardsalesofeurekasprings

April 25
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com

April 26
7th Annual Society Tea and Bonnet Contest from 2-4 pm in the Crescent Hotel Conservatory. Twelve talented and creative designers decorate individual tables and prepare a dessert. Guests may show off their creative millinery skills by designing a hat to wear and enter the Bonnet contest. For more information visit
www.eurekaspringspreservationsociety.org.

 

May

May 1
Opening performance of the Great Passion Play. For more information call 800-882-7529 or visit
www.greatpassionplay.org

May 1-3
PT Cruiser Rally. Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. For more information call Tammie Runyan at 479-238-4979 or email
t.runyan@cox.net or visit www.facebook.com/NwaPtCruiserClub

May 1- 31
28th Annual Eureka Springs May Festival of the Arts. We celebrate the art of Eureka Springs in all of its forms and will feature dozens of exhibits, artist’s receptions and demonstrations, Gallery Strolls, annual White Street Studio Walk, free concerts and much more. For more information visit www.eurekaspringsfestivalofthearts.com

May 9
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

May 9
5th Annual Spring Arts & Craft Show at the Village at Pine Mountain from 8am to 5pm.

May 9
Ozarks Chorale Spring Concert at the Auditorium. For more information visit www.theozarkschorale.org.

May 9
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. From April to December, on the second Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in May) the galleries open their doors from 6-9 p.m. with special shows and artist receptions. For more information visit www.artofeurekasprings.com.

May 10
Mother’s Day Brunch at Crescent Hotel in the Crystal Dining Room from 9am to 2pm.
Reservations recommended 479-253-9652.

May 10
11th Annual John Two Hawks Mother’s Day Concert at the Auditorium at 2p.m. Mothers get in free to this concert which features selections from John Two Hawks’ music. The Show, meant to honor mothers, is always a moving experience.

May 15
25th Annual White Street Walk from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Historic White Street is the working address of several local artists who will welcome the public into homes and studios to view their latest works. They are joined by more than forty guest artists from the Eureka Springs area, who will show weaving, watercolors, jewelry, oils, pottery, stained glass, and more. For more information call at 479-253-6994.

May (TBA)
3rd Annual Eureka Springs Camaro Fest in the Village at Pine Mountain. This is a Camaro’s only car show. To pre-register contact Cassie at
sassycassie1971@gmail.com before May 15th. Also a fundraiser for Toys for Tots. For more information call Cassie at 479-841-0337.

May 17
Annual Books in Bloom Literary Festival.  This is an annual event for adults and children featuring authors and book related professionals presented by the Carroll and Madison Public Library Foundation.  For more information call 870-423-5300 or visit www.booksinbloom.org 

May 21
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

May 23
21st Annual Mustang Show. The Eureka Springs Mustang Show is the only car show in the Ozarks dedicated exclusively to America’s favorite pony car, the Ford Mustang. Celebrating its 51st birthday. For more information email eurekamustangs@arkansas.net or visit www.eurekaspringsmustangshow.com or call 479-253-6333.

 

June

June 12-13 (tentative)
10th Annual XTERRA Festival at Lake Leatherwood. There will be Trail Run series of races and the XTERRA triathlons. For more information email
eurekaspringsxterra@gmail.com.

June 13
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. From April to December, on the second Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in May) the galleries open their doors from 6-9 p.m. with special shows and artist receptions. For more information visit
www.artofeurekasprings.com.

 June 13
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

June 18
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

June 18-21
Eureka Springs Blues Weekend. Local, regional, national, and international blues acts in the AUD, Basin Park, The Barefoot Ballroom, and all around Eureka Springs. For more information call 479-253-7333 or visit
www.eurekaspringsblues.com

June 19- July 17
Opera in the Ozarks begins its 65th Season at Inspiration Point. Presenting La Traviata “The Tales of Hoffman” and “Cinderella”. For more information visit
www.opera.org or call 479-253-8595.

June 21
Blues Weekend ends with their Father’s Day Picnic at Turpentine Creek Refuge. Enjoy Big Cats & Blues artists from all around the world, plus lots of fun activities for kids of all ages. For more information visit
www.turpentinecreek.org or email tigers@turpentinecreek.org

June 23-25
Vulcan Riders.  For more information contact Randy Young at 389-453-3444 or visit
www.vulcanriders.us.

June 27
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com

 

July

July 1    
Fleur Delicious Bartender Competition. For more information visit
www.fleurdeliciousweekend.com.

July 4
18th Annual Independence Day Fireworks celebration at Turpentine Creek. For more information call 479-253-3790, visit
www.turpentinecreek.org or email tigers@turpentinecreek.org

July 4
14th Annual Fireworks display at Ventris Trails End Resort. These fireworks are choreographed to music are best seen by boat as they are projected toward Beaver Lake for an incredible effect as they reflect off the water of Beaver Lake.

July 4
Fireworks celebration at the Holiday Island Recreation Center by The Barn. For more information contact Pam Hinson at 479-253-7700.

July 7-12
5th Annual Fleur Delicious Weekend. A celebration of all five senses! French-themed with a street fair atmosphere and many local businesses participating throughout the event. For more information visit
www.fleurdeliciousweekend.com.

July 10-11 (tentative)
17th Annual Eureka Springs Fat Tire Festival. Mountain Bike off road events. Short track, super D, downhill, old served trails, and cross country racing. Competitive and non-competitive mountain bike events. For more information contact Fred Phillips at 870-246-6686,
DLTevents@gmail.com or visit www.DLTevents.com.

July 11
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. From April to December, on the second Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in May) the galleries open their doors from 6-9 p.m. with special shows and artist receptions. For more information visit
www.artofeurekasprings.com.

July 11
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

July 16
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

July 25
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

 

August

August 7&8
21st Annual Yards & Yards of Yard Sales. Yard sale bargains all around town. Maps will be available so you can find them all! For more information call 800-6EUREKA or visit
www.eurekaspringschamber.com or Facebook/Yards&YardsofYardSalesofEurekaSprings

August 7-9
Summer Diversity Weekend. The GLBT Community and its friends celebrates in Eureka Springs. For more information and a schedule of events visit
www.outineureka.com or email info@outineureka.com.

August 8
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. From April to December, on the second Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in May) the galleries open their doors from 6-9 p.m. with special shows and artist receptions. For more information visit
www.artofeurekasprings.com.

August 8
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com

August 13-15
Annual Eureka Springs Family Bluegrass Weekend. Join us for our Annual Bluegrass Celebration! Thursday night is a Watermelon Social, free music in Basin Spring Park (weather permitting) and performances in the Auditorium. For more information visit
www.eurekasprings.org.

August 13-16
Beading in the Ozarks at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center. Featured bead artists will be Laura McCabe, Sherry Serafini and Maggie Meister. Information and registration can be found at
www.beadingintheozarks.com or call Jeannine Rainone at 469-450-3723.

August 14-16
5th Annual Eurekan Multi-Sport Event, which includes swimming, biking, foot racing event. A three day multi-sport festival consists of a sprint-distance triathlon on Friday afternoon, road bike tour rides and racing on Saturday morning and running races on Sunday. Participants can enter individual events or take “The Eurekan” Challenge. For more information visit
www.eurekasportsfestival.com.

August 14-16
4th Annual Al-Anon, Summer Time in the Ozarks Convention at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Conference Center. Registration beginning at 3pm on Friday. The Convention features speakers, AA, Al-Anon, & Alateen, workshops along with free time and fun time to the closing ceremony at 10 a.m. on Sunday. For cost and full schedule see
www.summertimeintheozarks.org or call 479-363-9495.

August 20
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

August 22
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

August 28-30
23rd Annual VW Weekend at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks.  For more information call 479-253-9768 or 479-435-1133 or visit
www.eurekaspringsvwshow.com

 

September

September 2
Free Banjo Rally at Bear Mountain Log Cabins. Bring your own banjo and join in the fun, or just come and listen. For more information call 800-805-8005 or 479-253-6185.

September 2-5
Banjo Rally International at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. Info and tickets: Banjo Rally International, P.O. Box 328, Morton, IL 61550. Banjo Rally Hotline: 309-263-2518 or email
info@banjorally.org & www.banjorally.org

September 9-12
Scooting the Ozarks. Self-guided, guided rides, and Poker Run rides. This event is open to all Scooter riders from Mopeds to Maxi’s and two strokes to four strokes. We welcome owners of all type scooters from A-Z. For more information visit
http://scoottheozarks.proboards.com

September 11-12
Jazz Festival Weekend. Enjoy a weekend of Jazz in Eureka Springs. For more information visit
www.eurekasprings.org.

September 11-12
Wood Carvers Jamboree. Show hours are 10a.m.-5p.m. at Pine Mountain Village. Demonstrations of woodworking crafts for sale and people’s choice voting for best of show. For more information call Bill Payne at 918-251-8734 or email
wudcrvr@cox.net

September 11-12
45th Annual Antique Automobile Festival. Hundreds of vintage classics compete for prizes and trophies. Includes show with parade. For more information call 800-6EUREKA or visit
www.eurekaspringschamber.com

September 12
The 1922 Bank Robbery Re-enactment after the antique car parade.

September 12
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. From April to December, on the second Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in May) the galleries open their doors from 6-9 p.m. with special shows and artist receptions. For more information visit
www.artofeurekasprings.com.

September 12
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com

September 17
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

September 23-26
Bikes, Blues, and BBQ in Fayetteville. For more information visit
www.bikesbluesandbbq.org

September 24-26
Bikes, BIBLES, and BBQ Rally and Rides at The Great Passion Play. For more information call 800-882-7529 or visit
www.greatpassionplay.org

September 26
6th Annual EurekaPalooza Outdoor Festival at Lake Leatherwood. For more information visit
www.clearspringschool.org/eurekapalooza

September 26
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com

 

October

October 1-31
Annual Haunted Hay Ride at Bear Mountain Log Cabins. For more information call 800-805-8005 or 479-253-6185.

October 1-31
Eagle Watch and Fall Foliage Tours on Beaver Lake.  Expert guides with 25 years’ experience inform passengers about Bald Eagle’s features, habitat and help sight the eagles on a 1 hour and 15 minute cruise.  Cruises will depart at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. For more information contact Belle of the Ozarks at 479-253-6200 or by email at
belleoftheozarks@ipa.net or visit www.estc.net/belle.

October 1-4
25th Annual Corvette Weekend. For more information call 417-862-7232 or visit
www.eurekaspringscorvette.org.

October 7-10
68th Annual Original Ozark Folk Festival.  Join us for the longest running Folk Festival in one location in the United States.  Free music in Basin Spring Park (weather permitting), parade, contests, and performances in the Auditorium.  For more information visit
www.ozarkfolkfestival.com

October 10
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. From April to December, on the second Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in May) the galleries open their doors from 6-9 p.m. with special shows and artist receptions. For more information visit
www.artofeurekasprings.com.

October 15-18
Fall War Eagle Mill Arts and Craft Show.  Wide variety of food concessions.  For more information call 479-789-5343 or visit
www.wareaglefair.com or email info@wareaglemill.com.

October 15
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

October 16-18
Eagle Watch Weekend. Tours on Beaver Lake.  Expert guides with 26 years’ experience inform passengers about Bald Eagle’s features, habitat and help sight the eagles on a 1 hour and 15 minute cruise.  Cruises will depart at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. For more information contact Belle of the Ozarks at 479-253-6200 or by email at
belleoftheozarks@ipa.net or visit www.estc.net/belle.

October 22-24
“Voices from the Silent City” -- Costumed guided historical tours at the Eureka Springs Municipal Cemetery located on Highway 62 east.  For more information call the Eureka Springs Historical Museum at 479-253-9417 or visit
www.eurekaspringshistoricalmuseum.org .

October 22-25
MINIs IN THE OZARKS.   Every autumn, the Arkansas MINI Owners Klub (AMOK!) hosts the region’s largest MINI event in the beautiful Ozarks.   Now in its fifth year, MINIs in the Ozarks (MITO) draws MINIs from all over the U.S. to experience the awesome fall scenery and wonderful curvy roads of the region.  For more information:  501-539-0388,
www.ozarkmini.com or info@ozarkmini.com

October 23
13th Annual Mad Hatter’s Ball fundraiser sponsored by The Eureka Springs School of the Arts (ESSA). This event includes good food, auctions, and dancing. Call ESSA at 479-253-5384 for more information.

October 24
Annual Fall Craft Show at the Village at Pine Mountain.  For more information call 479-244-6907 or 479-253-2583.

October 24
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com

October 24
Last performance of the 2015 season of The Great Passion Play. For more information call 800-882-7529 or visit
www.greatpassionplay.org.

October 30 & 31
“Voices from the Silent City” -- Costumed guided historical tours at the Eureka Springs Municipal Cemetery located on Highway 62 east.  For more information call the Eureka Springs Historical Museum at 479-253-9417 or visit
www.eurekaspringshistoricalmuseum.org

October 31
20th Annual Howl-O-Ween Party from 7pm-9pm at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge located 7 miles south of Eureka Springs on Scenic Highway 23. For more information call 479-253-5841 or visit
www.turpentinecreek.org or email tigers@turpentinecreek.org.

 

November

November 1
The parade & Zombie Crawl will begin its slow descent in front of the Public Library on Spring Street and end at the City Auditorium. A creeping parade procession of funeral hearses, doomsday vehicles, and post-mortem street performers will lead the hungry horde of the undead. For more information visit
www.eurekspringszombiecrawl.com  

November 6-8
Fall Diversity Weekend. The GLBT community and its friends celebrates in Eureka Springs. For more information and a schedule of events visit
www.outineureka.com or email info@outineureka.com

November 11
Veterans Day Parade starts downtown at 10am. Come out and honor our Active Duty and Veteran Military. For more information contact Sue at 580-399-5887 or visit Facebook/EurekaSpringsVeteransDayParade

November 14
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. From April to December, on the second Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in May) the galleries open their doors from 6-9 p.m. with special shows and artist receptions. For more information visit
www.artofeurekasprings.com.

November 14
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

November 19
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

November 21-22
27th Annual Fall Antique Show & Sale at the Inn of the Ozarks. Hours are Saturday 10am-6pm, and Sunday 10am-4pm. For more information call 479-253-9768 or visit
www.eurekaspringsantiqueshows.com.

November 27
Santa in the Park. Families await Santa’s arrival in Basin Spring Park at 5 p.m. Goody bags for children and carolers for all. For more information call 800-6EUREKA or visit
www.eurekaspringschamber.com

November 27-December 13
Annual Eurekasprings.com Christmas Festival presented by Eureka Springs Downtown Network. For more information visit
www.eurekaspringsdowntown.com.

 

December

December 1-31
Eureka Springs Christmas Forest. The formal garden area atop Crescent Mountain will be illuminated with more than two-dozen Christmas trees decorated by local charities as a fundraiser for each. Visitors can stroll throughout the grounds and choose which one they think is best! Admission is free. For more information go to
www.crescenthotel.com.

December 1
49th Annual St. James Episcopal Church Silver Tea at the Crescent Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom from 2p.m.-4p.m. For more information call 479-253-8610

December 4
Christmas Parade of Lights. This evening parade features floats, walkers, bands, and thousands of lights as it makes its way through downtown Eureka Springs. For more information call 800-6EUREKA or visit
www.eurekaspringschamber.com

December 5
Winterfest Fine Art & Craft Show/ Sale at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center from 9am-6pm. This event helps support art and artists of Eureka Springs. Admission is by a donation of two food items or $3.00 to the Flint Street Food Bank.

December 5
Christmas Forest Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Crescent Hotel on the East Lawn. Beginning at 6pm. Voting is all month long.

December 5
Candlelight Tour of Homes. Tour Eureka’s Victorian homes presented by the Preservation Society. For more information visit
www.eurekaspringspreservationsociety.org.

December 5
13th Annual John Two Hawks Christmas Concert at the Auditorium. For more information call 479-253-5826 or visit
www.johntwohawks.com.

December 6-12
15th Annual Christmas at the 1886 Crescent Hotel. Arriving at the doorstep of this delightfully decorated 5 Historic Hotel of America. Guests are swept in by the jubilant breeze of Christmas. For more information visit
www.crescent-hotel.com/christmas.htm.

December 9
Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”. A fully costumed Victorian-parlor style dramatic reading of the most beloved Christmas story of all, paired with a four course dinner. Starts at 6pm. Reservations recommended 479-253-9652.

December 12
9th Annual Sweet Treats Cookie Tour. Self-guided tour of 9 B&B’s serving sweet treats from their kitchens, along with recipes. From 1-6 pm, for more information visit
www.allianceofbetterbandbs.com.

December 12
Ozarks Chorale Christmas Concert at the Auditorium. For more information visit
www.theozarkschorale.org.

December 12
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. From April to December, on the second Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in May) the galleries open their doors from 6-9 p.m. with special shows and artist receptions. For more information visit
www.artofeurekasprings.com.

December 12
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit
www.villagewritingschool.com.

December 17
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.