January 1, 2014
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Meeting Place: Dogwood Trailhead on Highway 23
Start your new year off right with a hike to the War Eagle Creek Overlook! Join Park Assistant Superintendent Daniel at the Dogwood trailhead just past the Keith Ham Pavilion for a guided hike down to the overlook and back. This is a short, mildly strenuous hike, but the view is worth the effort. Be sure to bring your camera, binoculars, and hiking boots.
Withrow Springs State Park
33424 Spur 23
Huntsville, AR 72740
Phone: (479) 559-2593
Bring in the New Year at Eureka Springs premier Countdown Celebration. Held in the Barefoot Ballroom of the Basin Park Hotel, the party is the place to dance to the music of Eureka’s party band – The Ariels from 9 until 1.
Basin Park Hotel
12 Spring Street
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Buy tickets online at https://www.reserveeureka.com/buy-tickets/?attractionid=1037
The 38th Annual Hogeye Marathon & Relays is March 30, 2014, 7:30 AM.
The Hogeye Marathon & Relays, Inc. is a non-profit organization. The event is put on by volunteers and has always had the mission to give back to the Northwest Arkansas community, while promoting healthy lifestyles through running. In 1977, the first marathon started at the University of Arkansas and went to the small town of Hogeye where it turned around and came back, making the 26.2 miles. The course has since been changed to be more runner-friendly and covers the most scenic parts of Fayetteville. The Hogeye has a reputation and gives participants a pride which is unmatched in Arkansas and beyond.
All Sports Productions announces that the 2013 Fayetteville Half Marathon, 5k and Fun Run is being rescheduled for Saturday, December 21 on the Lake Fayetteville paved trail system near the softball complex at 9:15am. All runners registered for events originally scheduled for December 15 are automatically registered for the December 21 event or can transfer their entry to the 2014 event.
They are also happy to announce that any new, additional registrations for the December 21, 2013 race will be donated to the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. All Sports Productions thanks the BGO Jingle Bell Jog 5K Run/Walk and Reindeer Relays for working with themon our rescheduled date. BGO was gracious in allowing themto start our event just after their event concluded even though their events are completely separate. But, All Sports Productions know that the rescheduled event could impact them and that is why the Fayetteville Half Marathon will donate all new registrations to the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. Even if the Fayetteville Half Marathon does not have any new registrations, they will still be making a donation to the BGO.
More information available at http://fayettevillehalfmarathon.com/
The 19th Annual Ozarks Chorale Holiday Concert is Saturday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Eureka Springs Auditorium. Tickets are $10 at the door. Students with ID get in free. Featuring the 66-voice chorale singing arrangements of traditional carols, spirituals and classic songs accompanied by Ellen Stephenson. Guest performers include the Berryville High School choirs. For more information, go to www.theozarkschorale.com.
Jennifer Jackson with the Lovely County Citizen wrote a full article about the event! See the link below!
Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area is offering a unique hands-on Astronomy workshop, Friday December 20, 2013 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the park’s visitor center on Hwy 12 just east of the Hwy 12/ War Eagle Road intersection. Participants will build their own full-scale working model of the telescope used by Galileo 400 years ago. The workshop is for those 10 years and up, and has proven to be an enriching family experience and pre-Christmas treat.
The easy-to-understand workshop will be taught by Stuart Riley, PhD of Physics in Astronomy. He has served as an officer with the Astronomical Society of Kansas City, and is now a member of the NWA Star Gazers. According to Riley, “I enjoy outreach and teaching the public and interested students in searching and learning about the night skies, how to view with telescopes, and some theory on why astronomy, chemistry, physics, and nature are highly integrated. More importantly, I enjoy the splendor of spending time under Arkansas night skies at Hobbs.”
Night sky viewing will begin following the workshop if we have clear skies. All participants are asked to bring: a tripod for their Galileoscope, one folding chair per person, binoculars, and flashlights with the lenses covered either with red cloth or a red balloon.
Cost: $35.00 + tax: Includes one Galileo Scope and complete instructions for up to 4 people in a group. $5.00 additional for each person over the 4-person limit. Workshop space is limited. Call to make reservations. 479-789-5000
DECEMBER 12-29, 2013
in the Studio Theatre at Walton Arts Center’s Nadine Baum Studios
Heartless and shrewd Ebeneezer Scrooge, who spends his days saving shillings and scorning joy in grimy Victorian London, is deeply unsettled by the appearance of four ghosts at his bedside on Christmas Eve. Charles Dickens’s classic tale of redemption, rediscovered each year by generations of families, is newly reimagined for the stage by TheatreSquared in a holiday gift for Arkansas audiences of every age and walk of life.
For all ages.
Thursdays 7:30, Fridays 7:30, Saturdays 2:00 and 7:30, Sundays 2:00 and 7:00
Tickets are $15-34. Discounts available for groups.
Single tickets are on sale now. Select your own seat today!
Go to http://theatre2.org/a-christmas-carol for more information!