April 2018 Eureka Springs Visitor

Events Calendar

Spring Diversity Festival

Friday, April 6-Sunday, April 8

This year’s Spring Diversity Weekend has turned into the Spring Diversity Festival, with events scheduled all over town. Check out the Facebook page to keep up with all the happenings


Drumming in the Park

Saturday, April 7

6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Basin Spring Park. Spring is here & Angelo is back with “Drumming in the Park!” Come on down to Basin Spring Park and join in the fun!

Goddess Gala

Tuesday, April 10

6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Basin Park Ballroom. The Blessing of the Seeds — an all woman’s party featuring a raffle, drumming, blessings, potluck feast, silent auction and dancing at the Basin Park Hotel Ballroom. Tickets are $14 in advance or $20 at the door. All proceeds go to the children at The Merlin Foundation. For more information or tickets, visit:


Ozark Mountain UFO Conference

Friday, April 13-Monday, April 16

Interested in learning more about UFOs? This is the weekend for you! Speakers for 2018 and more information about the conference.



for registration

2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll

Saturday, April 14

6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Gallery Association presents its special Second Saturday gallery stroll through historic downtown. The galleries stay open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for your enjoyment with special artists’ showings and demonstrations. Light refreshments and wine are served in participating shops and galleries.

2nd Annual Spring Fling

Wednesday, April 18-Sunday, April 22

Let’s go for a ride! This rally features events including the Arkansas State Chili Championship on Saturday in Holiday Island and the Miss Spring Fling contest, also on Saturday, at the Cathouse Lounge. For more information,

check out the Spring Fling Bike Rally page on Facebook.

Carving in the Ozarks

Friday, April 20-Saturday, April 21

Victorian Inn parking lot, 4028 E. Van Buren.

Professional wood carvers from several states compete with chainsaws to create sculptures from their imagination of eagles, fish, bears, beautiful benches and others. At the end of the second day, the pieces are judged for prize money and auctioned off with the proceeds going to the Eureka Springs Fire Department for equipment. For more information, call Jimmy Kelley at 479-253-9616 or email ESFireMarshall@EurekaSpringsFire.org.

Music in the Park Series

Saturday, April 21

5 p.m.-7 p.m., Basin Spring Park. Free live music in the park! The featured artist for April is Luke Winslow-King. Luke mixes country, blues, R&B, rock ’n’ roll and folk influences intuitively and


Healing in the Ozarks

Friday, April 27-Monday, April 30

The Auditorium. The Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce is excited to

announce the first Healing in the Ozarks Conference to be held at the historic Eureka Springs Auditorium during the last weekend of April. The theme of this conference will be The 6 Essentials for Health

Ownership – Eat, Drink, Move, Sleep, Breathe, Think with thanks to

Dr. M Ted Morter Jr. Attendees will enjoy speakers on both Friday and Saturday, numerous breakout sessions, and vendors providing guidance for a healthy lifestyle. Saturday night will conclude with an engaging Sound Healing Experience.

Spring Yards & Yards of Yard Sales

Friday, April 27-Saturday, April 28

Bargains galore all around town. Maps will be available at various locations around town. For more information,

call 800-6EUREKA or visit EurekaSpringsChamber.com

Dancin’ in the Park

Saturday, April 28

3 p.m.-5 p.m. at Basin Spring Park. The fourth Saturday of the month brings dancing to Basin Spring Park. The Melonlight dancers will entertain all ages, and if you’re willing, they’ll help you learn a step or two. Come and enjoy this free event.