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Eureka Springs April B&B Newsletter

 

April 2015

Finally, it seems that Spring is here. Trees are budding, grass is greening up and the weather is so nice after all the cold weather we’ve had. Now is the time to visit and enjoy all the great scenery and outdoor activities.

The Second Saturday Art Gallery Stroll is always a favorite way to see all the eclectic art in Eureka Springs. Springtime In The Ozarks and Carving In The Ozarks are also this month. The last weekend of the month will feature yard-and-yards of yard sales all over town. Everyone loves a bargain!

JeepFest is a new event in Holiday Island (only 5 miles away). Last year there were military and civilian customized Jeeps on display. If you are a Jeep lover, come see the display or bring your own to this free event.

spring_flowers

There’s always something for everyone to enjoy in Eureka Springs. Make your reservation to Escape to our Ozarks Bed and Breakfast today!

Specials
April Special

You know you need a Spring Getaway!

Two Nights in a King Jacuzzi Suite (Maylie or Matalyn)
A Full Breakfast in the Privacy of Your Room Each Morning
Afternoon Desserts delivered to Your Room
One Romantic Dinner for Two at One of Eureka’s Fine Restaurants ($40 voucher)
$298 plus tax during April

- Other Suites or Cottage upgrades available.
No other discounts apply, All Prices Plus Tax

RECIPE
LEMON CHIFFON CAKE

ingredients

2 cups sifted cake flour
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (from about 4 lemons)
1/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon zest (from about 3 lemons)
6 eggs, separated
1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
Confectioners’ sugar for serving

directions

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Set aside a 10-inch ungreased tube cake pan.

In a large bowl, whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.

Place the oil, lemon juice, water, vanilla and lemon zest in a large measuring cup. Stir in the egg yolks.

Make a well in the bowl of the flour mixture and pour the wet mixture in. Whisk until the two mixtures are just combined.

In a medium bowl, combine the egg whites and cream of tartar. Using an electric mixer, whip the whites until stiff. Fold into the cake batter until no more streaks of white appear. Pour the batter into the cake pan and bake in the oven until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean, about 45-50 minutes.

Remove the pan from the oven and invert to cool for 1 hour. If your pan does not have “legs,” invert the pan onto the neck of a wine bottle. Once cooled, use a thin spatula to loosen the sides of the cake from the pan. Gently pull the cake to separate it from the pan. Serve inverted or right-side up. Dust with confectioners’ sugar.

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EVENTS
April 2015

April 3&4
Celebrate Jesus Music in the Park & Parade. On Friday the 3rd there will be a variety of styles of Christian music in the Basin Park from 11 a.m. to p.m. Saturday the 4th there will be music in the park from 11a.m. to 2p.m. The parade starts at 2 p.m. on Spring Street. Music resumes after the parade till 5 p.m. For more information call 479-253-8925 or email lardellen@gmail(dot)com.

April 5
Easter Sunrise Service at the Christ of the Ozarks.

April 5
Easter brunch and Annual Egg Hunt at the Crescent Hotel. Egg Hunt starts at 1:00 p.m. Reservations are required for Sunday Brunch. Please call 479-253-9652.

April 5
39th Annual Easter Egg hunt at War Eagle Mill at 2:00 p.m. Call 479-789-5343 for more information.

April 10-12
28th Annual UFO Conference at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. For more information visit www.ozarkufo(dot)com or email kristy@ozarkmt(dot)com.

April 11
2nd Saturday Gallery Stroll. From April to December, on the second Saturday of each month (and every Saturday in May) the galleries open their doors from 6-9 p.m. with special shows and artist receptions for more information visit www.artofeurekasprings(dot)com.

April 11
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit www.villagewritingschool(dot)com.

April 16
Poetluck is a potluck dinner and literary salon held the third Thursday of every month, year around at the Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in Eureka Springs. Poetluck starts at 6:30 pm. For more information call Linda Caldwell at 479-253-7444.

April 16-19
39th Annual Springtime in the Ozarks. AA Convention at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. For more information visit www.nwarkaa(dot)org/springtime.htm.

April 17&18
11th Annual Carving in the Ozarks Festival. Watch chainsaw carvers in action! For more information contact David Blankenship at 479-253-2080 or 479-244-5010, email sleepy@ipa(dot)net or visit www.carvingintheozarks(dot)com

April 18
6th Annual Carole Hilmer Memorial Run/Walk for Ovarian Cancer on Holiday Island. For more information contact Joanie Kratzer at 479-253-5986 or email joaniekesa@gmail(dot)com

April 18
Cats at the Castle Dinner. Turpentine Creek Wildlife Board of Directors and staff members will be having a special fundraising dinner at the Castle at Rogue’s Manor. All proceeds will benefit Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge. Come celebrate the Big Cats of Turpentine Creek with fine dining and breathtaking views. For more information visit www.turpentinecreek(dot)org or email tigers@turpentinecreek(dot)org

April 23-25
Indie Film Fest. For more information call Teresa DeVito at 479-363-8185 or visit www.esindiefilmfest(dot)com

April 24 & 25
11th Annual Local Appreciation Weekend at the Promised Land Zoo. $10.00 per carload for Carroll and Barry County residents. For more information visit www.plzoo(dot)com.

April 24-25
Spring Yards & Yards of Yard Sales. Yard sale bargains all around town. Maps will be available so you can find them all! For more information call 800-6EUREKA or visit www.eurekaspringschamber(dot)com or Facebook/yards&yardsofyardsalesofeurekasprings

April 24-25
JeepFest 2015. A family friendly fun day. Free event. For more information please call Mike Boley at 479-789-4748 or visit www.hichamber(dot)com/events

April 25
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit www.villagewritingschool(dot)com

 

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