Inspiration Point continues to grow and flourish. What began in 1950 as a summer music camp, has evolved into a Mecca where university students and graduates in Voice, Instrumental Music, and related arts come to prepare for professional careers, a place where opportunity, music, artist and audience meld with the beauty and splendor of the Ozark Mountains.
Opera in the Ozarks 66th Season has been announced -
Il Tabarro / Pagliacci
We begin our season on Friday, June 17 with Mozarts Don Giovanni. Brittens Albert Herring opens the following night, June 18, and the double bill of Puccinis Il Tabarro and Leoncavallos Pagliacci opens on Tuesday, June 21. Performances continue through July 15.
Mountain Bike off road events. Short track, super D, Downhill, old served trials and cross country racing. Competitive and non-competitive mountain bike events. For more information, email DLTevents@yahoo.com.
For the past 4 years several category winners have stayed with us, maybe we're the lucky charm!
A three-day multi-sport festival consists of a sprint-distance triathlon on Friday afternoon, road bike tour rides and racing on Saturday morning and running races on Sunday. Participants can enter individual events or take "The Eurekan" challenge.
The tradition continues! The Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival celebrates the American roots & musical tradition of Appalachia. This music of the Ozarks is a perfect blending of British Isles music with the rhythms of Africa and Jazz. Lively and soulful, Bluegrass will make you stomp your feet and get up to dance! You wont want to miss this festival featuring live performances by some of the premier performers of this truly American music. Friday night watermelon social, free music in the park from 5:30-8:30 pm, Saturday 1:00-7:00 pm and Sunday 1:00-5:00 pm. Headliners TBA in the Auditorium Saturday @ 7:30 pm.. Tickets available online or at the door. Check the website for full schedule. Performers TBA. Don't miss a minute!
Held every year on last weekend prior to Labor Day, this Volkswagen event hosts a BBQ Cookout for all pre-registered participants, Saturday VW Car Show and Swap Meet, including an afternoon Volkswagen Parade through rustic city streets of Eureka Springs. This three day event concludes on Sunday with a countryside VW tourcade through some of the most scenic areas of Northern Arkansas.
The Banjo Rally International is tailored for players of 4-string plectrum and tenor banjos, but players of other acoustic instruments attend, perform and are always welcomed as well, including players of 5-string banjo, ukulele, mandolin, guitar, piano, tuba, string bass, stump fiddle, washboard and even a few front-line horns (clarinet, trombone and trumpet- usually played by those who also play banjo or other string instruments). The skill level of players ranges from beginner to seasoned professional. Participants range in age from 10 to 95 years of age. Info and Tickets: Banjo Rally International, PO Box 328, Morton, IL 61550, Banjo Rally Hotline: 309-263-2518, e-mail: email@example.com.
Enjoy seeing hundreds of antique and restored automobiles from all eras and manufacturers. This show is open to all makes and models of automobiles.Trophies will be awarded for Best of Show, Best Paint and Best Engine in both the Original and Modified categories. The show entries will be parade through town beginning at 11:00 am. Be sure to find a good spot along the route to view all the beautiful cars. Award presentation will begin at 4:30 pm at the Pine Mountain Theater. For more information call 800-6EUREKA.
The first Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally was held in the year 2000 with just over 300 riders. Today, Bikes, Blues & BBQ is the largest motorcycle rally in the United States benefiting local charities. Attendance in 2012 was over 400,000. The ride from the campground to Fayetteville makes the trip worthwhile.
Bikes, Blues & BBQ is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and has donated over $800,000 to local charities since 2000 and is the recipient of the Arkansas State Tourism 2008 Henry Award for Special Achievement. The Henry Award honors individuals and organizations that have made important contributions to the states tourism industry in the preceding year.
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Expert guides with 23 years experience inform passengers about the Bald Eagle's features, habitat and help sight the eagles on 1 hour cruises. For more information contact Belle of the Ozarks at 800-552-3803, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
For the past 26 years, Corvette enthusiasts across the Midwest and beyond have gathered in Eureka Springs, Arkansas the first weekend of October, to enjoy the beautiful autumn scenery and weather, the unique charm of the Eureka Springs area and just relaxing and having fun with hundreds of fellow Corvette fans. No bitter competition, no concourse preparation, no points to win or lose, just a lot of viewing and driving enjoyment with America's Sports Car. All Corvettes, modified, restored, original or daily driver, from all years are welcome.
This is the fair that started it all. Begun in 1954 by the Benton County Rug Weavers Association. It has become the premier juried show in Northwest Arkansas. There is so much history here you must visit their website to appreciate what 62 years has wrought.
69th - Celebrate America's longest continuously running annual folk festival in America. All your favorites will be back, including the Queen's Contest, Barefoot Ball, Singer/Songwriter Contest, free music in Basin Spring Park, awesome
arts and crafts, the Folk Festival Parade, and of course, great folk music and dance!
Every Autumn, the Arkansas MINI Owners Klub (AMOK!) hosts the regions largest MINI event in Beautiful Ozarks. MITO draws Minis from all over the U.S. to experience the awesome fall scenery and wonderful curvy roads of the region. For more information: 501-539-0388, email email@example.com