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January Events Taking Place in the Arkansas Ozarks

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Each year approximately 100 Bald Eagles visit the Bull Shoals area. Enjoy programs and activities centered on our national symbol during Eagle Awareness Weekend at Bull Shoals-White River State Park on Jan. 7-8 in Bull Shoals. Activities include lake and…[read further]

By Jill M. Rohrbach, Ark. Dept. of Parks and Tourism

December Events Taking Place in the Arkansas Ozarks

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The Victorian town of Eureka Springs celebrates the holiday season with numerous events and twinkling decorations. Some of the events offered this year include the 43rd annual Silver Tea at the Crescent Hotel on Dec. 2. The annual Christmas Parade…[read further]

By Jill M. Rohrbach, Ark. Dept. of Parks and Tourism

Arkansas Fall Colors Update

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A long dry spell might affect the fall foliage this year, but the Arkansas.com Fall Foliage report says that color is still developing in the Arkansas Ozarks. Their spotters in Bentonville, Eureka Springs, War Eagle, Rogers and Fayetteville say that…[read further]

By Robert J. Korpella

November Events Taking Place in the Arkansas Ozarks

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The 63rd annual Original Ozark Folk Festival, one of the oldest continuously running folk festivals in the country, takes place Nov. 4-7 in Eureka Springs. Nationally known headliners perform in The Auditorium and at venues around town, plus there is…[read further]

By Jill M. Rohrbach, Ark. Dept. of Parks and Tourism

Timing is Everything for Vivid Fall Colors

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Despite their association with fall colors, you’ll want Jack Frost and Indian Summer to stay away if you’re hoping for vivid autumn leaves.

According to folklore, Jack Frost turns leaves red and purple when he pinches them with…[read further]

By MUNews

Ozarks Offer Diverse Events for Halloween and Harvest Themes

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Pumpkins, corn mazes, haunted hayrides, and the howls of costume-clad children scampering through the dark collecting candy are the ubiquitous signs of the autumn harvest and Halloween.

Devil’s Den State Park in West Fork, the Haunted House in…[read further]

By Jill M. Rohrbach, Ark. Dept. of Parks and Tourism

Arkansas State Park’s Event Calendar

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Looking for things to do this fall? All year long, for that matter? Well, if you’re thinking about checking out an Arkansas State Park, you may want to consult the park system’s Calendar of Events.

This is a…[read further]

By Robert J. Korpella

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