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Eureka Springs August Bed and Breakfast Newsletter

 

August 2015

Summer’s winding down, but there’s still time to get in a much-needed getaway to Eureka Springs. If you like Yard Sales, then this weekend is the time to come to Eureka for our city-wide yard sales. Maps to the sales are available at the Chamber.

Art, music and cars are all reasons to visit Eureka Springs. The Second Saturday Gallery Stroll will showcase local and one-of-a-kind pieces available no where else. The Annual Bluegrass Weekend will feature wonderful talent and a Watermelon Social. It’s just too good to miss.

Volkswagen

Locals and visitors alike look forward to the Annual VW weekend. Nearly everyone has a connection to a VW sometime in the past. Come admire the restoration and preservation of a cultural icon of the 60’s and 70’s.

Anytime is a great time to visit Eureka Springs for a relaxing getaway. Make your reservation to Escape to our Ozarks Bed and Breakfast today!

Specials
August Special

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 $50 Dinner Voucher Good at Several Local Restaurants
$349 plus tax

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

Late-August Massage Special

One-Hour Couple’s Massage for $100
Good August 14th through August 31st
Can be added to any Two-Night Stay

No other discounts apply.

Book your reservation Today!

Recipe
SMORES COOKIE BARS

Graham cracker crumbs give these bars their distinct flavor. But, they wouldn’t be s’mores without the milk chocolate and marshmallows.

Ingredients
1 1/4 cups flour
1 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 6 sheets)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt (see Ingredient Note)
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups milk chocolate chips, divided
3 to 3 1/2 cups mini marshmallows

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees F if using a dark pan). Grease 9 x 9-inch baking dish and set aside. Whisk together flour, crumbs,soda and salt in a small bowl and set aside.

In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugars until creamy. Add egg and vanilla and beat until well incorporated. Add dry ingredients, in thirds, beating a few seconds after each addition until just combined. Stir in half of chocolate chips. Press batter into greased baking dish and

bake for 23 to 27 minutes, or until edges have browned and center springs back to touch. Remove from oven, top with remaining chocolate chips then top with marshmallows and place 5 to 6 inches under broiler for about 1 minute, watching carefully to avoid burning, until marshmallows have browned. Allow to cool slightly before serving. If bars have cooled completely, microwave bar for 5 to 10 seconds to soften marshmallows before serving.

Ingredient Note: These bars have a wonderful saltiness that balances against the sweetness of the milk chocolate and marshmallow. If you don’t like your desserts on the salty side, reduce salt to 1/2 teaspoon.

Tip: Grease a knife to slice cleanly through the marshmallow topping

Events
August 2015
August 7&8
21st Annual 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

August 8
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.

August 8
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit www.villagewritingschool(dot)com

August 13-15
Annual Eureka Springs Family Bluegrass Weekend. Join us for our Annual Bluegrass Celebration! Thursday night is a Watermelon Social, free music in Basin Spring Park (weather permitting) and performances in the Auditorium. For more information visit www.eurekasprings(dot)org.

August 13-16
Beading in the Ozarks at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center. Featured bead artists will be Laura McCabe, Sherry Serafini and Maggie Meister. Information and registration can be found at www.beadingintheozarks(dot)com or call Jeannine Rainone at 469-450-3723.

August 14-16
5th Annual Eurekan Multi-Sport Event, which includes swimming, biking, foot racing event. 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. For more information visit www.eurekasportsfestival(dot)com.

August 14-16
4th Annual Al-Anon, Summer Time in the Ozarks Convention at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks Conference Center. Registration beginning at 3pm on Friday. The Convention features speakers, AA, Al-Anon, & Alateen, workshops along with free time and fun time to the closing ceremony at 10 a.m. on Sunday. For cost and full schedule see www.summertimeintheozarks(dot)org or call 479-363-9495.

August 20-22
Eureka Springs Biker Appreciation Weekend and Cruise the Ozarks Scavenger Hunt at Rowdy Beaver. For more information visit www.cruisetheozarks(dot)com

August 20
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.

August 22
Writing Workshop at the Village Writing School every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. For more information visit www.villagewritingschool(dot)com.

August 28-30
23rd Annual VW Weekend at the Best Western Inn of the Ozarks. For more information call 479-253-9768 or 479-435-1133 or visit www.eurekaspringsvwshow(dot)com

 

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