November 2016 Events in Eureka Springs

October 30th- November 5th
33rd Annual Ozarks Adventure in Watercolor
Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center
Classes daily, including demos by internationally known watercolorist Sheila Parsons. The package includes lodging, some meals, informative painting handouts and daily lessons. Beginners are welcome. For more info and to register visit or call Richard or Sheila Parsons-Talley @ 501-327-1750.

November 4th – November 5th
Fall Diversity Weekend
The GLBT community and its friends celebrates in Eureka Springs. For more info and a full schedule of events visit

November 4th – November 6th
Eureka Springs Studio Tour
Seven local artists will open their studios to the public for the Eureka Springs Studio Tour on November 4th, 5th, and 6th. The free, self-guided tour is a unique way to spend two full days meeting some of Eureka’s finest artisans. The tour is in the artists’ working studio, where they will serve refreshments and share their process and techniques with you in full demonstration.  For more information and a map of studio locations, visit

November 5th
Drumming in the Park
Basin Spring Park, 6pm
Drumming in the Park—Encore performance for 2016. Always a fun night for the whole family. Angelo and the Gang always put on a great interactive performance. Come make some noise and enjoy the fun!!

November 10th – November 13thcottagesm
Food & Wine Weekend
Come experience the culinary excellence of Eureka Springs. Many local restaurants will be featuring their chef’s signature courses expertly paired with perfect wines. Other wine and food events all around town. Visit for more details.

November 10th -12th
Porsche Palooza
Fall foliage and cool, crisp temperatures coupled with rolling hills and scenic, twisty roads make for a fun-filled adventure. Palooza offers a low-key, fun-for-everyone event with tours, drives, dinners, parade, “Palooza Fest”, tech sessions, and shine & show with Porsche enthusiasts and camaraderie. For registration and full schedule visit Host: Best Western Inn of the Ozarks

November 11th – November 14th
Veterans Day Parade & Celebration
Honor and celebrate our active duty military and retired veterans of all eras. Marine Birthday Ball & Veterans Party on Thursday evening @ 6:30 at Grub & Pub. Friday, November 11, 2016 the parade rolls @ 10:00AM through downtown for the American Legion Rifle Salute. Saturday the Grub & Pub will sponsor the Motorcycle Poker Run. The Best Burger Cook Off on Monday in Pine Mountain Village parking lot.  Check the Facebook page at for all the latest info and schedule of events or contact Sue @ 580-399-5887.

Gallery in Eureka Springs

November 12th
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll
Around Town, 6pm to 9pm
An evening stroll through the lovely streets of downtown Eureka Springs. Galleries all around our lovely Ozark setting open for your enjoyment with light refreshments and wine. Special artists’ showings and demonstrations at participating galleries.

November 13th
Five & Dime Drama Series
Main Stage 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Five & Dime Drama Collective Fall Performance Series. Five Plays and a Slam, All in One Hour. Local performance authors present their new work, featuring a cast of all local actors. Recommended for mature audiences. Performance starts @ 2:00PM. Tickets available at the door. For more info contact Ann Hopkins at Main Stage 67 North Main Street Eureka Springs, AR 72632

November 18th -20th
Talent on Parade
The Auditorium
Dance Spectacular for some of the most talented girls of all ages in our region. Come and be inspired by these young ladies during their competitions, convention and pageant. You will truly be amazed by the quality of talent in this event.

November 18th -20th
Antique Festival of the Ozarks
Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center
Quality antiques, collectibles, toys, primitives, jewelry and so much more brought to you by fine dealers from across the Midwest. Pottery & doll restoration on-site by Sublime Antique Restorations from Dallas. They will be answering questions, giving estimates and completing simple repairs on fine art objects throughout the weekend. Friday: 5-8PM Wine & Cheese preview Saturday: 9:00AM-5:00PM Sunday: 10:00AM-4:00PM

November 24th
Don Gammie Turkey Trot
Lake Leatherwood City Park 8:30am
The 7th annual Don Gammie Turkey Trot is a 5k trail run and a 1 mile fun run/walk that is held in Lake Leatherwood City Park on Thanksgiving morning. All of the funds raised by this event go to the Grassy Knob Volunteer Fire Department! Please visit for more info and online registration!

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GOBO: Great Ozarkan Beard Off
The Great Ozarkan Beard Off is a premier beard competition. It kicks off with a Beard Cruiser Night on Friday and Dirt Foot at Chelseas for registration. Saturday at noon kids get their chance to meet Santa and make their own Santa beard and if you have a beautiful white beard yourself, comeout and compete. A full line up of beard events are Saturday – full beard, fake beard, and more. The competition is fierce but fun and the proceeds go to People Helping People to support Men’s Health in Carroll County.  For more info & full schedule visit or on Facebook @ or call 479-981-3535. Email:

Snow Village & Train Exhibit
November 25th-December 23rd
Gaskins Switch Village, 2051 E. Van Buren
The largest privately owned Snow Village & Train Exhibit in the US will return to Eureka Springs beginning on Friday, November 25th, and running thru Saturday, December 23rd. The exhibit consists of well over 300 buildings which take you back in time to the 1930’s to 1950’s of small town America. The panorama includes 3 Lionel 0 scale trains, a Lionel 0 scale trolley, and the Polar Express train.
For more info on dates and hours on specific days call 479-253-9417

November 26th
Art Bazaar
Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center, 10am-5pm
Come to Eureka Springs Art Bazaar for Small Business Saturday. Find that special something you couldn’t find anywhere else but here. Local and regional artists exhibit their unique wares. All different media can be found under one roof @ Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center. Hourly door prizes, entertainment, supervised kids area, free make-your-own wrapping paper, and more. It will be a fun day in Eureka Springs! Admission is $3.00 OR two non-perishable food items. Benefits Flint Street Food Pantry.

November 27th
Eureka House Concert
Unitarian Church 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bill Hearn Trio in concert. For more info contact Nancy @ 479-244-0123 or visit