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First Annual Rosé Wine Festival, May 6,7,8 Eureka Springs 28 Apr 2016, 12:04 pm
Your Eureka Springs entertainment buffs, the Cliff Cottage Inn elves, recommend our newest festival – the First Annual Nuit Rosé. Most of the restaurants, bars and wineries participating are just a few steps from Cliff Cottage Inn. All of the venues with be offering Rosé flights, tastings and pairings. Many of the restaurants will be offering special tasting menus that complement the qualities of the fine rosé wines chosen for this this special town-wide event. Some of the participating establishments include Le Stick Nouveau, DeVito’s of Eureka Springs, Grand Taverne, The Stone House, KJ’s Caribe, Keels Creek Winery and the Railway Winery. All participants will be serving rosé wine by the glass and bottle. To find out more about the festival, visit Facebook: Nuits Rosé Eureka Springs, and be sure and check out the invidividual restuarants’ websites for more information about their planned special menus.
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Cliff Cottage Inn named One of Dream Vacation Magazine’s “Best BandB Romantic Getaways” 20 Apr 2016, 10:27 am
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Mysteries including the Nazca Lines will be discussed at Eureka Springs UFO Conference 4 Apr 2016, 11:28 am
April 8th – April 10th 29th Annual UFO Conference
Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, Hwy 62, Eureka Spring
According to organizers, the 29th Annual UFO Conference promises to bring thought-provoking new information about the other worlds around us. For registration and full schedule of events visit http://www.ozarkufoconference.com/ Single tickets to speakers will be available for purchase at the door.
Innkeepers Carl and Sandra are looking forward to attending the talk by one of the conference keynote speakers, Erich von Daniken, who will discuss many mysteries including the Nazca Lines in the Nazca desert of Peru which Carl and Sandra explored in 2011. The innkeepers took an 8-hour bus ride across the Nazca Desert in Peru to get to the amazing site of this series of ancient geoglyphs. Once on location, they went up in a private plane to survey these incredible drawings in the desert sand. Each drawings is almost as big as a football field, including one of a monkey, another of a dog, a fish and an astronaut as well as many more. Among other mysteries, von Daniken will discuss similar designs found on other continents. All over the world, humans have created gigantic pictures of such enormous size that they can only be seen from the air. Nazca guides told Carl and Sandra that many who have dedicated their lives to studying these lines believe they were created as maps for extra-terrestrial spaceships which they also say landed in the area. Daniken will display photographs taken over Nazca which have never been published before. He believes the designs on Earth have to do with old writings.
Born in Zofingen, Switzerland, Erich von Däniken was educated at the College St-Michel in Fribourg, where, as a student, he studied ancient holy writings. He wrote his first book, Chariots of the Gods, an immediate bestseller in the United States and Germany, and later in 38 other countries. Sandra read the book when it first came out and put the Nazca Lines on her “bucket list”.
Conference organizers shared that in the United States, Erich von Däniken won instant fame as a result of the television special “In Search of Ancient Astronauts,” based upon his first book. In 1993, the German television station SAT-1 started a twenty-five part TV series with and by Erich von Däniken, entitled “Auf den Spuren der All-Mächtigen” (Pathways of the Gods). In 1996, the ABC Television Network produced a one-hour special, filmed all over the world, entitled “Chariots of the Gods – The Mysteries Continue,” which was first broadcast in America on September 26, 1996. ABC produced another documentary with Erich von Däniken on the Discovery Channel. In Germany, the biggest TV network, RTL, showed the film on November 26, 1996. 7.7 million viewers in Germany alone watched the program. In February 2001 the British Television Network Channel followed up with a biography of Erich von Däniken which has since aired all over the world.
Keynote Speaker von Däniken will explore a multitude of mysteries from ancient civilizations of the past, including the inscriptions on the Temple of Edfu in Egypt and its comparisons with the Second Book of the Kings in the Bible, the newest discoveries inside the great pyramid itself, the sarcophagus of Sekhemkhet of the 3rd dynasty of ancient Egypt, and a new translation of a 4300-year-old Sumerian text proving Extraterrestrial contact. In his lecture, Erich von Däniken will pose the following questions and more: was there a war in the heavens? Did Extra-terrestrials have sex with humans? Why should ETs look similar to us? Are we the offspring of an Extraterrestrial species? Did the gods create the humans “in their own image?” If so, which gods? And what about the distances between the stars – is it even possible to travel throughout the universe?
Von Daniken will also be featured speaker at the April 4th – April 7th 11th Annual Ozark Mountain Transformation Conference, also to be held at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center A unique metaphysical and spiritual gathering with a psychic fair, both conferences are open to the public. For more information on either conference contact: Shonda Garrison @ 479-738-2348 or email@example.com
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Eureka Springs first-ever Morel Mushroom Fest April 16 27 Mar 2016, 1:48 pm
Cliff Cottage Inn’s elves think this new festival about to sprout is really going to be fun! Eureka Springs Morel Mushroom Festival will take place Sat., April 16, 9am to 4pm, at Pine Mountain Village up on Hwy. 62East.
The festival will be just a few minutes drive from Cliff Cottage Inn or you can catch the trolley. The Morel Festival will offer seminars from 9 to 11am on a wide variety of morel-related topics, including the study of fungi, safety guidelines, ethical foraging for mushrooms, as well as proper cleaning and cooking of morels.
There will also be cook-off between local restaurants as well as a bluegrass band (Missouri Breaks) performing during the cook-off.
A guided hunt for morels at a secret location is scheduled for 1:00 pm and will be lead by an experienced local mushroom hunter. The cost for the hunt is $5.00. All other festival events are free and there’s plenty of free parking.
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John Hammond Comes to Eureka Springs, Saturday, April 9, 2016 21 Mar 2016, 2:53 pm
Second Saturday Music Series Kicks Off with John Hammond
Grammy-nominated blues musician, John Hammond, begins Eureka Springs’ newest musical offering, the Second Saturday Concert Series on April 9 with an evening of timeless blues classics. This free concert in historic Basin Spring Park begins at 5:00 p.m.
The New York Times speaks of Hammond as a “blues legend with a
voice like Robert Johnson’s.” Hammond reinterprets some of the
blues’ most venerated compositions with originality and intensity.
His raw, live performances showcase the musician’s talents as a
gritty vocalist, slide guitar performer, and harmonica
In the 50 years since John Hammond recorded his first album, the blues legend has released over 34 albums and continues to tour tirelessly across North America. Hammond’s work has received both popular and critical acclaim across the world, and he has been nominated for four Grammy awards. He received a Grammy in 1985 for his performance of “Blues Explosion,” which featured Stevie Ray Vaughan, Koko Taylor, and many others. In 2011, Hammond was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame.
Second Saturday Music in the park is brought to you by the Eureka Springs CAPC and runs April through October.
To fully enjoy this weekend, be sure and book your suite or cottage at Cliff Cottage Inn. Located just 17 steps from Main Street, the inn is just a three minute walk to Basin Spring Park. You’ll enjoy a complimentary bottle of Champ0agne or white wine, chilled and waiting in your suite’ fridge, and we’ll deliver a gourmet breakfast to your door each morning of your stay.
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Cliff Cottage’s Flowers That Bloom In The Spring, Tra-la! 21 Mar 2016, 2:11 pm
Spring is a perfect time to visit Eureka Springs’ Cliff Cottage Inn. We are located just 17 steps from Main Street and all the best shopping, restaurants, clubs and entertainment venues. You can walk to everything right from your Jaccuzzi-for-two suite in one of our historic cottages. From your porch or deck you’ll be able to enjoy the beauty of Spring weather and all the blooms that make this time of year so special. We’ll pop a complimentary bottle of white wine or Champagne in your ‘fridge for your arrival, and every morning you’ll enjoy an award-winning breakfast delivered right to your door! Call us today to book your window onto the glories of Spring in the Ozarks.
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Easter Weekend 2016, Eureka Springs 16 Mar 2016, 5:09 pm
The 26th Annual Eureka Springs Kite Festival will be held March
26, 10:am to 4:00 pm. at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, located
south of town on Highway 23.
The theme of this year’s event is “Art With an Altitude,” sponsored by KaleidoKites of Eureka Springs.This event is a free and designed for the entire family. Attendees are invited to bring their own kites or buy one at the refuge. The celebration includes vendors, contests and fun activities for parents and children. KaleidoKites’ experts will be available to assist children in kite making and flying techniques. Donations to the refuge are requested for kite making assistance.
Also on Friday, March 25th, there will be a variety of Christian music presented in Basin Park from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Then on Saturday, the 26th, another round of music in the park will be take place from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, with a break for the Easter parade, and then more music until 4:00 pm.
Call us today to reserve your Jacuzzi-for-two suite right in the center of the Historic Downtown. We’ll pop a complimentary bottle of Champagne or white wine into your fridge for your arrival. Plus, we’ll deliver a full gourmet breakfast right to your door each morning of your stay. You’ll be just 17 steps to Main Street and all the fun activities of this celebratory weekend.
March 2016 Activities – eureka Springs 3 Mar 2016, 9:30 am
Below are some of the highlight events upcoming for March, 2016 in our fabulous Victorian village of Eureka Springs.
Call us today to reserve your Jacuzzi suite or hut tub cottage at Cliff Cottage Inn. With just 17 steps to Main Street, you’ll be in the center of all the fun and action that March brings. We’ll pop a bottle of Champagne or white wine into your fridge for your arrival and deliver an award-winning gourmet breakfast right to your suite each morning of your stay.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade, 2pm-3m. The 21st Annual Eureka Springs St. Patrick’s Day Parade steps off at 2pm down Spring & Main Streets in downtown Eureka Springs. Visit www.StPaddy.ureeka.org for more information or a parade entry form.
Clear Spring Fling Auction. An elegant live & silent auction with hors d’oeuvres & cash bar. 6pm-9pm for tickets visit www.clearspringschool.org or call 479-253-7888.
You’ve Got Talent, 2pm-5pm. Talent competition and fund raiser for junior and senior high school student scholarships presented by the Carroll County Music Group. Performers in all genres of music from across NW Arkansas. Contact Jim Swiggart, firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Tickets can also be purchased at the dooravailable at the door.
Eureka Springs into Music Festival. Visit www.eurekaspringsintomusicfestival.com for more information.
Into Music Festival, 7:30pm-9:30pm. Classical music is coming back to Eureka Springs. The Auditorium is the venue for this fabulous classical event. For more info about this event visit www.eurekaspringsintomusic.com.
34th Annual Victorian Classic Road Race. 10K run/2 Mile Fun Run and Walk. Host hotel is the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks where races begin and end. Put on by the Eureka Springs Rotary Club with proceeds going to benefit local charities and/or benefit. Contact: Patsy Miller 479-981-3065. See us on Facebook/Victorian Classic or www.EurekaRotary.org under the subtitle “Victorian Classic”.
Eureka Spring Blues Weekend – Roster of Performers 24 Feb 2016, 9:17 pm
Alvin Youngblood Hart
Known as a “musician’s musician,” Alvin Youngblood Hart’s praises have been sung by everyone from Bob Dylan to Brit guitar gods Eric Clapton & Mick Taylor! Alvin has won a Grammy for “Beautiful Dreamer- The Songs of Stephen Foster”, and his 2003 album “Down in the Alley” was nominated for Best Traditional Blues Song.
Alvin also won the18th Annual Blues Music Award for Best New Blues Artists. Alvin has been nominated for BMAs another 14 times, including nominations for Acoustic Blues Artist (7X), Acoustic Blues Album (3X), Contemporary Blues Male Artist, Traditional Blues Male Artist (2X), and Traditional Blues Album.
Larry Brick and Rachel Fields are not only husband and wife, but an amazing duo that brings their Gospel Brunch every year to our Father’s Day Blues Picnic at Turpentine Creek. Rachel is blessed with vocals filled with soul and emotion that have entertained Blues Lovers as far away as Israel!
CeDell Davis was born in Helena, Arkansas in 1927. Despite being struck with both yellow fever and polio as a child, CeDell had just started playing guitar when the polio struck, but he learned, through his own ingenuity and sheer grit, how to use a butter knife to fret the strings in place of his gnarled hands. In doing so, he pioneered the butter knife technique that many slide players imitate today. Starting his professional career in 1952 playing guitar and bass with Robert Nighthawk, CeDell eventually began a solo career that has included a recording debut with the fabled Blues label Fat Possum Records that was attended by Mick Jagger and Yoko Ono, festival appearances around the world and two sold-out European tours.
Guitarist and vocalist for Butch Trucks (of Allman Brothers fame…) and the Freight Train, Damon Fowler is bringing his Blues trio based out of Tampa, Florida. Damon also tours the world as part of Southern Hospitality, which features two more Blues Weekend favorites, JP Soars and Victor Wainwright.
Divas On Fire
Divas on Fire represented the Ozarks Blues Society at the 2016 International Blues Challenge. Six lead vocalist backed by a hot band, Divas on Fire are Rachel “Brick” Fields, Dawn Cate, Leah Spears, Liz Lottmann, Ocie Fisher and Tori Rudolph, backed by guitarist Jody Andrews, drummer Diane Rudolph, bassist Alma Blecher, and honorary “Div-O” guitarist Matt Perrine.
Ethan Kuntz, 15 year old native of Nashville, Arkansas made the cut and went to Hollywood to sing the Blues on American Idol. He’s already jamming on Beale Street in Memphis, playing at festivals and learning the ropes of being a Bluesman!
George Hunt’s Blues For Kids Harmonica Blowout
Kids of all ages can learn how to play a Blues song from award-winning Blues in the Schools instructor George Hunt. We’ll give Hohner harmonicas to the first 50 kids who join us on Saturday afternoon!
Ghost Town Blues Band
Not your grandpa’s blues band, Ghost Town’s live show has been captivating audiences in the U.S. and Canada with everything from a second-line horn entrance, cigar box guitars and electric push brooms to Allman Brothers style jams and their hip-hop trombone player. The grooves go from funky to “funk-nasty” as the band gains more notoriety in the blues festival and jam circuit.
While attending Texas A&M, Hadden Sayers immersed himself into the Blues. He jammed with the likes of Gatemouth Brown, Omar Dykes, Joe Ely and other luminaries of the Texas blues scene, and went on to play with “Silent Partners” (the legendary BB King rhythm section), Lucky Peterson and Ruthie Foster, whose duet with Hadden on his “Back to the Blues” earned them a Song of the Year nomination!
Isayah’s All Stars
Isayah Warford and his All-Stars feature some of NWA’s best blues players, fronted by virtuoso guitarist Isayah Warford. Isayah has performed with Mountain of Venus, Bee Spears from the Willie Nelson Band, and Hadden Sayers. Some of the 50 or so bluesmen who have joined the All-Stars over the years include Earl Cate, Darren Ray, Stingray, Dave Gesualdo, Darren Novatny, Wes Bowlin, Nathan Macleod and Kory Montgomery.
Jimmy Wayne Garrett
We’re proud to present the 2015 Ozark Blues Challenge solo winner Jimmy Wayne Garrett, who represented our area at the 2016 Interntaional Blues Challenge in Memphis. Jimmy is an Arkansas born singer/songwriter and blues guitar player whose passion for blues music spans the American art form from its beginning to its current evolutionary status. Garrett believes in remaining true to one’s genuine self and living through artistic expressions to make the world a better place.
John Calvin Brewer Band
John Calvin Brewer and his band represented the Spa City Blues Society at the 2016 International Blues Challenge, and performs regionally at clubs and festivals. Their music is a custom blend of gritty Blues with influences spanning from nostalgic blues of the 30’s & 40’s on through the vintage 60’s, 70’s to present day rockin’ Blues.
The Cate Brothers
The Cate Brothers are a true Arkansas institution. Known best for their hit “Union Man”, Ernie and Earl recorded with Steve Cropper, toured with Bob Dylan and were inducted into the Arkansas Music Hall of Fame! But what makes the Cates a perennial favorite is their music, a blend of blues and “blue-eyed” soul.
The Delagdo Brothers
Winners of this year’s International Blues Challenge, The Delagdo Brothers are one mighty fine funky West Coast blues band! They represented the Ventura County Blues Society, and bested over 100 other great Blues bands from all around the world. For over 30 years they have been playing the Blues, and their songs have been covered by John Mayall, who made the brothers honorary BluesBreakers after playing on Mayall’s “Along for the Ride”.
Trey Johnson and Jason Willmon
Trey Johnson and Jason Willmon were finalists in the 2016 International Blues Challenge, where they represented the Arkansas River Blues Society. Trey sings and plays guitar and Jason plays harmonica, and both entertain the audience with humor and some mighty fine Blues!
In addition to these great acts, there will be music just a few steps from Cliff Cottage Inn, all around downtown Eureka Springs. For a complete schedule, visit EurekaSpringsBlues.com
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