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EVENING SHADE INN BED AND BREAKFAST NEWSLETTER

Eureka Springs, Arkansas
June, 2010

Whew! May is over and summer is here. Everything is so green and lush right now because of all the spring rain. Donna and I have found a little time to get out enjoy the scenery lately on the bike. The riding here is fantastic. June looks to be a busy month in Eureka Springs with lots of things to do. Here’s just some of the things going on in June – a art gallery stroll, a car show, Opera in the Ozarks, the Xterra Outdoor Triathlon, Carnegie Library 100th Celebration and much more. And don’t forget,Blues Weekend is this coming weekend and there will be lots of music all over town to enjoy.Opera_in_the_Ozarks

There’s always something going on in Eureka Springs. Weekends in June are really filling up, so we put together a Mid-Week Special so you can take advantage of the less-busy time during the week. Reserve your dates today!


SPECIAL

Mid-Week Getaway Special
Yes, You Deserve A Getaway

  • Stay Two Nights in a King Jacuzzi Suite (Maylie, Matalyn or Sabrina)
  • Enjoy a Full Breakfast in your room each morning
  • Homemade Desserts in your room each afternoon
  • Includes your choice of -
    • A $50 Dinner Voucher or,
    • 2 Passion Play Tickets
  • $299.00 plus tax (June Only)

No other discounts apply


RECIPE

PRALINE PECAN CHEESECAKE

Crust:
1 pkg. Pillsbury Plus butter recipe cake mix
1/2 c. softened butter
(Reserve 1 cup of crust mixture for topping)

Filling:
3 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/3 c. sugar
1 to 1 1/2 tsp. rum extract
4 (1.2 oz.) toffee candy bars, coarsely crushed
3 tbsp. flour
3 eggs

Topping:
1 c. reserved crust mixture
1/2 c. packed brown sugar
1 c. chopped pecans

Garnish:
1/3 c. caramel ice cream topping

Heat oven to 325 degrees. Combine cake mix and butter in large bowl, mixing at low speed until crumbly. Set aside 1 cup of mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture in bottom and 1 1/2 inches up sides of ungreased 9 or 10 inch springform pan.

In same bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, flour, and rum extract; beat until smooth. Add eggs and mix well. Stir in crushed candy bars and pour into crust lined pan. In small bowl combine reserved crumb mixture, brown sugar, and pecans; blend well. Sprinkle evenly over filling.

Bake at 325 degrees for 70-85 minutes or until center is set and topping is golden brown. Remove from oven and drizzle caramel topping over top. Bake for 8-10 minutes more to set topping. Cool 30 minutes.

Run knife around sides of pan to loosen. Cool completely. Remove sides of pan and refrigerate 4-5 hours or overnight. Store in refrigerator. 16 serving.


JUNE EVENTS IN EUREKA SPRINGS
June
FREE Music every Saturday from 1pm-5pm and every Sunday from 11am-3pm in Basin Spring Park

June 3-6
Eureka Springs Blues Weekend. Blues Artists at the Auditorium and various venues around town. Please visit www.eurekaspringsblues.com for more information on artists and showtimes.

June 4-6
Come to the Quiet facilitated by John Michael Talbot. A world-famous musician and traveler who has touched millions with his hauntingly beautiful, meditative music, John Michael Talbot brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to this important subject. You are invited to join him in the deeper places where one finds peace and becomes a source of peace for others. For more information call 479-253-7370

June 4-6
Kustom Kemps modified street cars at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks.

June 7-11
ESSA Session Two: Plein Aire Painting with David Tripp; Digital Photography with Mike Haley; Colored Clay Tiles with Susan Siegele; Beginning Hot Glass with Ed Pennebaker. For more information call 479-253-5384.

June 11-13
9th annual “Miatas at Eureka”. Participants from around the country come and join us is the enjoyment of the wonderful driving that is abundant in the Ozark mountains around Eureka Springs.

June 12 (tentative)
5th Annual XTERRA Eureka Springs — Off-Road Triathlon and Trail Run. The XTERRA Eureka Springs Off-Road Triathlon and Trail Run is part of the XTERRA America Tour. The triathlon will consist of a 0.5-mile swim, 13-mile mountain bike and a 5-mile trail run. The trail running race is 3.5 miles. Come for the race — stay for the charm and beauty of Eureka Springs.

June 12
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. The City’s art galleries are joining forces to stage a monthly “Celebration of the Art of Eureka” 6pm to 8pm. For more information call Quicksilver at 479-253-7679

June 13
Happy 100th Birthday, Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library! Join us in celebrating 100 years of service. An all-day party at the Library, 194 Spring Street. For further information: 479-253-8754

June 14-18
ESSA Session Three: Painting Flowers/Marlene Gremillion; Off Loom Weaving with Eleanor Lux;; Clay Sound Sculptures with Laurie Spencer. For more information call 479-253-5384.

June 17
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, March-October at The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs.

June 18-July 17
60th Anniversary of Opera in the Ozarks, located at 16311 Hwy. 62 W. This opera season is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the finest. All seats reserved. For more information call 479-253-8595

June 18 & 19
Eureka Springs Quilters Quilt show at Faith Christian Church 9am-4pm.

June 18-20
12th Annual Native American Festival & Pow-Wow. Located at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, 7 miles south on Scenic Hwy. 23 S. For more information call Clif Jackson at 479-253-3790

June 21-25
ESSA Session Four: Art Doll Making with Rebecca Middleton; Metal Sculpture with Wayne Summerhill; Intermediate Jewelry with Lyla Allison. For more information call 479-253-5384.

June 21-23
“In Search of the Lord’s Way” 5th Annual Summer Meeting at the Pine Mountain Theater

June 25-27
Reflections of St. Francis facilitated by John Michael Talbot. John Michael Talbot’s new based on his new book by this title offers an accessible entrance into the Rule and Testment of St. Francis, sheds light on Francis as a saint, a founder, and a reformer, and provides unique observations as a source of inspiration for all states of life today. For more information call 479-253-7370

June 28-July 2
ESSA Session Five: Oil Painting with Carol Peacock; Paper Sculpture with Leandra Spangler; Designing Hand Knits with Bo Breda; Advanced Wax Casting & Stone Setting with Jon Philippi; Wood Sculpture with Jim Nelson. For more information call 479-253-5384.


JULY EVENTS IN EUREKA SPRINGS
July
FREE Music every Saturday from 1pm-5pm and every Sunday from 11am-3pm in Basin Spring Park

July 4
Independence Day Fireworks celebration at Turpentine Creek. For more information call Clif Jackson at 479-253-3790

July 5-9
ESSA Session Six-Youth Session: For Ages 11-17 Classes 9am-4pm. Comic Book Art with K. Michael Crawford; Painting with Carol Peacock; Beginning Sewing-Making a Lap Quilt with Suzanne Tourtelot; Fun with Clay with Sally Gorrell & Donna Doss; Stained Glass with Mike Gibson. For more information call 479-253-5384.

July 7
John Michael Talbot benefit concert at the Auditorium. Benefit is for the “Green” Monestary at Little Portion. For more information contact Rachel at 479-253-8909.

July 9-11
Inner Hermit facilitated by John Michael Talbot. This retreat is based the new book being written by John Michael. “The World is My Cloister – the journey of the hermit within” describes the care and feeding of the solitary within each of us, known only to God — An opportunity to change your life with guidance from a spiritual friend. For more information contact Little Portion Retreat Center at 479-253-7379

July 10
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. The City’s art galleries are joining forces to stage a monthly “Celebration of the Art of Eureka” 6pm to 8pm. For more information call Quicksilver at 479-253-7679

July 12-16
ESSA Session Seven: Right Brain/Left Brain with Peggy Kjelgaard; The Wisdom of the Hands with Doug Stowe; Shaman Doll Making with Valerie Damon. For more information call 479-253-5384

July 15
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, March-October at The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs.

July 15 & 16
ESSA Session Seven (continued): Stained Glass/Mike Gibson. For more information call 479-253-5384

July 16-18
12th Annual Eureka Springs Fat Tire Festival Mountain Bike Festival. Competitive and non-competitive cycling events. Cross country, downhill, short track, observed trials, bike parade, film fest and fun rides. Largest event of its kind in the central United States. Cash and prizes. Great fun for the whole family. For more information contact David Renko at 479-363-6146

July 17th
Opera in the Ozarks 60th Anniversary performance in the Auditorium. For more information call 479.253.2586

July 19-23
ESSA Session Eight: Acrylic/Oil Painting with Jody Stephenson; Wood Working with T.J. Brown; Metal Memory Boxes with Mary Springer. For more information call 479-253-5384.

July 23-25
Reflections of St. Francis facilitated by John Michael Talbot. John Michael Talbot’s new based on his new book by this title offers an accessible entrance into the Rule and Testment of St. Francis, sheds light on Francis as a saint, a founder, and a reformer, and provides unique observations as a source of inspiration for all states of life today. For more information call 479-253-7370

July 26-30
ESSA Session Nine: Watercolor with Richard Stephens; Hand-Built Clay Forms with Terry Russell; Beginning to Intermediate Enameling with L.J. Smole; Wood Turning with Kip Powers. For more information call 479-253-5384.

July 28-Aug 1
5th Annual Renagade Rally for Cruiser Scooters. For more information contact Jane at 316-708-4159