April Blossoms in Eureka Springs
April 5th – April 7th
Spring Diversity Festival
This year’s Spring Diversity Weekend has turned into the Spring Diversity Festival!! There are so many events being planned all over town that this weekend qualifies as a Festival! Check out the Facebook page to keep up with all the happenings. https://www.facebook.com/outineureka/
Miss Coco Peru
The Auditorium, 8:30 p.m.
Miss Coco Peru (aka Clinton Leupp) has been a household name in the LGBT community for over 25 years. She got her start in the early 90’s as a downtown favorite in the cabaret world of New York after she wrote, produced, directed, and starred in her own show, and has since enjoyed an expansive career, ranging from intimate cabaret stages in New York and LA, to television sets in millions of living rooms. She’s toured around the world, has over nine million views on YouTube, and has been in multiple cherished films, garnering multiple awards and nominations for her work. Tickets are $25-$45 and available at theaud.org
Eurekan Goddess Gala
Basin Park Hotel Ballroom, 6pm
All women’s gourmet pot luck feast. Bring your own beverage. Dine during the Blessing of the Seeds. Following the Blessing, enjoy the raffle, drumming, dancing, silent auction and live music. All proceeds go to The Merlin Foundation for Abused Children. Tickets available in March at the following retail shops: Annie’s, Gazebo Books, Eureka Market and Valerie Damon For more info visit: www.goddessgala.com.
32nd Annual Ozark Mountain UFO Conference
Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center
The 32nd Annual Ozark Mountain UFO Conference will be held April 12-14, 2019 at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. We are proud to present this time-honored tradition created by the late Lou Farish and continued by Dolores Cannon and Ozark Mountain Publishing of sharing thought-provoking new information about other beings, realities, and worlds around us. https://www.ozarkufoconference.com/ https://www.facebook.com/events/251819375515132/
Alt at the Aud Concert
The Auditorium, 8pm
The Eureka Springs City Auditorium and EZOMB LLC are excited to announce the very first night of the “ALT at the AUD” summer concert series, featuring ME LIKE BEES and GHOST BONES!
$10 per person—all ages! At the GEM event space in the historic Eureka Springs City Auditorium! This is a monthly concert series. Be sure to like the Facebook Page for information!
Dirt Church Mountain Bike Festival
Great Passion Play Grounds
The Dirt Church Festival is going to be a weekend of fun for the whole family! We will have three timed events: cross country, harescramble, and a gravity stage race. We will also have “just for fun” events, inflatables for the kids, lawn games, and food! The cost will be $28 per race or $75 of all three. For more information visit https://www.jaggedaxetraildesigns.com/dirtchurch
43rd Annual Springtime in the Ozarks
Annual AA Conference for the Ozarks. For more information, or to register for this event, please visit their website. https://www.springtimeintheozarks.com/
Celebrate Jesus Music & Parade
Basin Spring Park, 11am-5pm
On Friday, April 19th there will all varieties of live Christian music for your enjoyment in Basin Spring Park from 11:00AM-5:00PM. On Saturday, April 20th the music starts at 11:00AM and runs through 2:00PM; then it’s parade time which starts at 2:00PM. Music will resume in Basin Spring Park immediately after the parade and go until 5:00PM. For more information: Phone: 479-253-8925 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 19th and 20th
Special Good Friday Performance at Great Passion Play
Great Passion Play Grounds, 7:30pm
For the first time, The Great Passion Play will be having special Passion Play performances on the Friday and Saturday before Easter on April 19 and 20, 2019!
Basin Park Music Series
Basin Spring Park, 6pm
FREE Live Music from 6-8PM featuring Joe Purdy with SmokeyDewdrops.
Easter Sunrise Service
Great Passion Play Grounds, 7am
Celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ at the Easter Morning Sunrise Service at The Great Passion Play at 7am at the foot of the Christ of the Ozarks Memorial Statue. In case of inclement weather, the sunrise service moves inside to the Buffet on the grounds of The Great Passion Play.
April 24 – April 28
Spring Fling Bike Rally
Annual Spring Fling Bike Rally hosted by the Cat House Lounge, live music, great food, beverages and more. Visit https://springflingrally.com/ for more information.
Eureka! Fiber in the Ozarks
Eureka Springs Community Center
Two days of classes and a fibery marketplace on Saturday! Classes will be posted soon! https://www.facebook.com/events/602519070199780/
April 26th and 27th
Spring Yards & Yards of Yard Sales
Bargains galore. Maps will be available at various locations. For more visit www.eurekaspringschamber.com.
April 26th and 27th
Carving in the Ozarks
Wood carving, competition, and auction. 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. Located at the old Victoria Inn parking lot on Hwy 62 East/ 4028 E Van Buren. For more info, like their Facebook Page.
Drumming in the Park
Basin Spring Park, 5pm
Come and join in the fun and make some noise! Drumming in the park is now the FOURTH Saturday of the month!
8th Annual Cats at the Castle
Castle Rogue’s Manor 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The 8th annual Cats at the Castle fundraiser benefiting Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge (TCWR) is sure to be a WILD night of philanthropy fun! As one of TCWR’s most anticipated fundraisers, this annual offering attracts prominent business owners, community leaders, and influencers, and is a nod to past achievements, a time of recognition and thanks, and a celebration towards future Refuge success. Enjoy gourmet dinner and desserts, an open bar (donations encouraged), live music, and a silent and live auction. https://www.facebook.com/events/967753950083350/
The Auditorium, 7pm
An evening with some of the area’s most beautiful voices in their annual Spring concert in The Auditorium. Tickets are $10 and available at the door.