Going on Faith Pre-FAM August 4-7, 2018
LODGING INSTRUCTIONS: Contact Katrina at Super 8 Motel. 3010 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 Phone: (479) 253-5040. Ask for GOING ON FAITH FAM room block. You will be asked if you need a double or single room.
TRANSPORTATION INSTRUCTIONS: (AIR:) Fly into Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) Servicing American, Delta, United and Allegiant airlines. Fly out of Clinton National Airport (Little Rock “LIT”)
(DRIVING:) Set GPS for either “Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632” or motel address listed above. Transportation to and from airports will be provided. Transportation during FAM will be provided. Transportation to Little Rock for GoF Conference will be provided.
Please contact Karen Pryor (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or call 479 253 7333 (office) or 479 981 1082 (cell) with all flight AND driving schedule information. If Karen is unavailable, ask for Paula Martin.
Please make every effort to arrive in Eureka Springs by 3:00PM on Saturday August 4, 2018. FAM BEGINS PROMPTLY AT 4:00PM.
You must be a registered delegate at the GOING ON FAITH Conference to participate in this FAM.
SATURDAY AUGUST 4:
-4:00PM: Board and depart Super 8 Motel for Great Passion Play.
Group photo at CHRIST OF THE OZARKS STATUE
Dinner in THE GREAT HALL
Presentations by DAVID the SHEPHERD and PARABLES of the POTTER
Tours of the BIBLE MUSEUM and SACRED ARTS CENTER
Performance of the GREAT PASSION PLAY
10:30PM: Return to property.
SUNDAY AUGUST 5:
Breakfast on site. (Food service begins at 7:00AM)
-8:30AM: Board and depart.
-9:00AM: Arrive for service at THORNCROWN CHAPEL. (Approx. 1 hour.)
-10:30AM: Arrive at Great Passion Play for EUREKA SPRINGS EXPO.
Visit with area lodging/attractions/retail representatives for great ideas
when planning your own Eureka Springs itinerary.
-12:30PM: Family-style lunch sponsored by MYRTIE MAE’S Restaurant of BEST WESTERN INN OF THE OZARKS. Enjoy fried chicken and all the trimmings with your Eureka Springs friends.
-2:00PM: Your leisurely Sunday afternoon begins. Select from
*BACKSTAGE WALKING TOUR at the Great Passion Play.
* Shopping and exploring on your own in HISTORIC DOWNTOWN
Eureka Springs. (Transportation will be provided.)
-4:30PM: All will return to host property.
-5:30-7PM: Leisurely dinner at FOREST HILL Restaurant. Serving buffet or menu options with salad bar. Next door to host property.
-7:15PM: Board and depart for OZARK MOUNTAIN HOE-DOWN Music and Comedy Show.
-10:00PM: Return to property.
MONDAY AUGUST 6:
-6:45AM: Board and depart for breakfast hosted by the GAZEBO RESTAURANT in BEST WESTERN EUREKA INN (There will be time for a site visit of this property.)
-8:00AM: Board and depart.
-8:30AM: Arrive at TURPENTINE CREEK WILDLIFE REFUGE. Guided tour of the nation’s largest rescue facility for big cats and other exotic wildlife.
-10:00AM: Must be on board and ready to depart.
-10:30AM: Guided HISTORIC TRAM TOUR. Upon conclusion of this tour, Joe Gunnels of JOE GUNNELS TOURS will step-on our coach for a ride to BLUE SPRING HERITAGE CENTER. A boxed lunch will be served at the Center. After touring Blue Spring, we will take a drive around BEAVER LAKE, a man-made reservoir dammed at the White River.
“In route” to property: Stop for site visit at BEST WESTERN INN OF THE OZARKS.
-4:00PM: Return to host property for freshening up.
-500PM: Board and depart.
-5:30PM: Arrive for dinner at ROGUE’S CASTLE. Meet the owner/builder, tour the Gatekeeper’s Cottage and enjoy a catered meal fit for a King and Queen!
-9:00PM: Return to property.
TUESDAY AUGUST 7:
Breakfast on site (Food service begins at 6:30AM)
7:30AM: Board and depart for LITTLE ROCK. (This ride will be approximately 3 ½ hours. There will be a stop along the way.)