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Hot Springs Daily Calendar of Events

Exhibits

  • First Friday of each month, “Gallery Walk”, 5-9PM, Historic Downtown Hot Springs, 501-624-0550
  •  Third Friday of each month, “Stroll the Boulevard”, formerly the Antique/Boutique Walk, 4-8PM, Historic Downtown Hot Springs, 501-624-4083
  • Traditional Art Guild, “Winter Show At Airport”, January 18 through February 14, 1-3PM, Hot Springs Memorial Airport
  • Mid America Science Museum, Winter Hours, 10AM-5PM Tuesday-Sunday, closed Mondays, 501-767-3461

Calendar of Events

  • 110th Annual Live Racing at Oaklawn, January 10 through April 12, 2014, Oaklawn Racetrack
  •  Hot Springs Farmers Market, Each Saturday beginning in February, 9-11AM.  May-September: Tuesdays 5-8PM, Saturdays 7AM to 12PM,
  • Transportation Depot, 121 Orange St., 501-624-0489

 

June 2014

Park and Ride for Free on the Mountain Express, Weekends and Holidays through Labor Day, Downtown Hot Springs

Gallery Walk First Friday of Every Month, 5pm-9pm: Hot Springs Art Galleries

Garden Stroller Strut Every Friday, Now through September 26 – 10:30am to 11am: Garvan Woodland Gardens

3rd Annual Fishing Challenge, Now through July 31:  Lakes Hamilton and Catherine

Grilling out with Sam’s Club, Every other weekend throughJuly 26: Sam’s Club Parking Lot, 1368 Higdon Ferry Road

Adair Fair First weekend of every month, Adair Park, 358 Central Ave.

Mid-America Science Museum Exhibit: Amazon Voyage, Now through August 10, Mid- America Museum

Hot Springs Farmers Market, Every Thursday and Saturday, 121 Orange Street

“Mystic Creatures” 2014: Topiary Art Meets Imagination, June through August, Daily 9am-6pm, Garvan Woodland Gardens

Health Series: Self-Management of Diabetes, Every Wednesday, June 11 to July 16, 1pm-3:30pm, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Milsap Bride’s Hall

* 1-4, Varsity Spirit Corporation Cheer Camp, Hot Springs Convention Center

* 1-14, Hot Springs Music Festival, Season 19, Various Locales around Hot Springs

*  3, “Mystic Magic Night” Gala, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Garvan Pavillion

*  4, Children’s Summer Classes: Rub a-dub-Rub, 10am-11am, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

*  5, Flavor of the Park, 5pm to 7pm, Downtown Parking Deck, Exchange Street

*  5-7, The Arkansas State Hog Rally, Hot Springs Convention Center

*  6, Gallery Walk, Downtown Hot Springs

*  6, Back Pocket Productions, Cult Fiction and Low Key Arts Present Theatrical Event, “Brew Ha-Ha!”, Low Key Arts, 118 Arbor Street

*  6-7, Keith Sykes Hot Springs Weekend Songwriter Festival, The Arlington Hotel

*  6-7, Five Star Theatre presents “Tuna Does Vegas”, Five Star Theatre, 701 Central Avenue

*  7, National Trails Day, Lake Ouachita State Park, Mountain Pine

*  7, A Tribute to Led Zeppelin & Rush, 8pm, Low Key Arts, 118 Arbor Street

*  7, Children’s Summer Night Hike: Looking For Sasquatch!8pm to 9:30pm, Garvan Woodland Gardens

*  7, Remmel to Rockport Regatta, Rockin’ the River, 1pm, White Water Park in Malvern/Rockport

*  7, Magic Springs Concert Series “Austin Mahone”, 8pm, Magic Springs TImberwood Amphitheatre

*  8, Fairy Tale Extravaganza at Garvan Woodland Gardens, 3pm, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Klipsch Amphitheater

*  8, Art in the Garden: Meet the Fairy Gourdmother, 10am to 3pm, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

*  9, Hot Springs Concert Band Free Summer Concert Series, 6:30pm, Whittington Park Median Strip,Whittington Ave

*  10, Gardening 101: The Fragrant Garden, 1:30pm to 3pm, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

*  10, Gardening 101: Tropical Twist, Great Plants for a Fabulous Summer Garden, Noon to 1:30pm, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

*  10-12, Adventure Day Camp, Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs

*  11, 2nd Anniversary Party Tapas & Wine, Vina Morita, 610 Central Avenue

*  13, Magic Springs Concert Series “For King and Country”,8pm, Magic Springs Timberwood Amphitheatre

*  13-14, Moonlight Cruises, DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Hot Springs

*  14, Magic Springs Concert Series “Casting Crowns” plus “AMPLIFY!” Student Leadership Conference, 8pm, Magic Springs Timberwood Amphitheatre

*  14, Summerfest on Park Avenue, 100-700 blocks of Park Avenue

*  14-15, The Muses present The Four Seasons in Art and Song-Summer, Muses Cultural Center

*  15 Prospector Gemboree, Crater of Diamonds State Park, Murfreesboro

*  15, Junior Fishing Fest/Junior Fishing Derby, DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismark

*  15-17, Blend (a cappella 50’s at its Best!), Five Star Theatre, 701 Central Avenue

*  16, Ride Your Bike to Work Day, Nation Wide

*  16-18, School Improvement Conference, 8:30am to 4pm, Hot Springs Convention Center

*  17, Gardening 101: Bonsai Basics, 9:30am to 10:30am, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

*  18, Children’s Summer Classes: A Flower and a Butterfly: Basics of Pollination, 10am-11am, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

*  18-21, Miss Arkansas Pageant, Summit Arena, Hot Springs Convention Center

*  18-21, Hot Springs Boys & Girls Club Presents 2014 National Title Boxing Championship Tournament, Boys and Girls Club, 109 Belding Street

*  19,  Air Supply in Concert, Oaklawn’s Finish Line Theatre

*  19, Wine Pairing Dinner, 7pm, Vina Morita, 610 Central Avenue

*  19, Casa Bella’s Women to Women, 11:30am to 1pm, Casa Bella, 325 Broadway Street

*  20-29, The Pocket Theatre presents “Annie Get Your Gun”, Select dates, The Pocket Theatre, 170 Ravine Street

*  21, Miss Brickfest Pageant, Malvern

*  21, Magic Springs Concert Series “Thompson Square”, 8pm, Magic Springs Timberwood Amphitheatre

*  23, Hot Springs Concert Band Free Summer Concert Series,6:30pm, Whittington Park Median Strip, Whittington Avenue

*  23-26,  University of Arkansas’ Summer Design Camp, 8:30am to 2:30pm each day, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

*  27, 4th Friday Arkansas Jazz Experience, 6pm, Quapaw Bathhouse, 314 Central Avenue

*  27-28, The Witness, 7pm, Hot Springs Convention Center, Horner Hall

*  27-28, Brickfest XXXIV, Celebrating Brick Capital of the World, Malvern

*  28, 28th Season Hickory Hill Park, 7pm, Hickory Hill Park, 216 Bryant Road

*  28, Magic Springs Concert Series “Daughtry”, 8pm,  Magic Springs Timberwood Amphitheatre

 

July 2014

Park and Ride for Free on the Mountain Express, Weekends and Holidays through Labor Day, Downtown Hot Springs

Gallery Walk First Friday of Every Month, 5pm-9pm: Hot Springs Art Galleries

Garden Stroller Strut Every Friday, Now through September 26 – 10:30am to 11am: Garvan Woodland Gardens

3rd Annual Fishing $50,000 Challenge, Now through July 31:  Lakes Hamilton and Catherine

Grilling out with Sam’s Club, Every other weekend through July 26: Sam’s Club Parking Lot, 1368 Higdon Ferry Road 

Adair Fair First weekend of every month, Adair Park, 358 Central Ave.

Mid-America Science Museum Exhibit: Amazon Voyage, Now through August 10, Mid- America Museum

Hot Springs Farmers Market, Every Thursday and Saturday, 121 Orange Street

“Mystic Creatures” 2014: Topiary Art Meets Imagination, June through August, Daily 9am-6pm, Garvan Woodland Gardens

Health Series: Self-Management of Diabetes, Every Wednesday, June 11 to July 161pm-3:30pm, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Milsap Bride’s Hall

July Art Exhibit: Artists from Brush Stroke Fine Art Club, July 1-31, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

Front Porch Stage Free Music Concerts, Each Saturday Night, Courthouse Square, Mount Ida

* 3, Spa Blast July 4th Celebration in the Infield, Oaklawn Park Infield

* 4, Fireworks Display over Lake Ouachita, Brady Mountain Resort, Royal

*  4, Fireworks Display over Lake Ouachita at Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa, Mt. Ida

*  4, Fireworks Display over Lake Hamilton, Gregg Orr Marine, 4903 Central Avenue

*  4, Magic Springs Concert Series Presents “TESLA”, 8 p.m., Magis Springs Timberwood Amphitheatre

*  5, Independence Day Celebration, Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs

*  5, Magic Springs Concert Series Presents “Chris Young” 8 p.m., Magic Springs Timberwood Amphitheatre

*  5, Independence Day Pool Party, Crater of Diamonds State Park, Murfreesboro

*  6-7, Keith Sykes Hot Springs Weekend Songwriter Festival, The Arlington Hotel

*  6-8, Blend (a cappella 50’s at its Best!), Five Star Theatre, 701 Central Avenue

*  7, Hot Springs Concert Band Free Summer Concert Series, 6:30 p.m., Whittington Park Median Strip

*  8, Fairy Tea for Children, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

*  9, Children’s Summer Classes: Succulent Secrets: Water and Plants, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Garvan Woodland Gardens

*  11, The Prayer Gathering, 7 p.m., Hot Springs Convention Center, Hall D

*  11, Magic Springs Concert Series Presents “Matthew West and Rhett Walker Band”, 8pm, Magic Springs TImberwood Amphitheatre

*  11-12, Cruzin in the Park BBQ & Blues Festival & Antique Car Show, Arkadelphia

*  11-13, Moonlight Cruises, DeGray Lake Resort State Park, Bismark

*  12, Magic Springs Concert Series Presents “Steven Curtis Chapman and Tim Timmons”, 7 p.m. & 8 p.m., Magic Springs Timberwood Amphitheatre

*  12, J Ryan Live in Concert at Summerfest on Park Avenue, 100-700 blocks of Park Avenue

*  15, Culinary Series: Sunny Flavors of Sicily, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

*  19, Magic Springs Concert Series Presents “Bridgit Mendler”, 8 p.m., Magic Springs Timberwood Amphitheatre

*  21, Hot Springs Concert Band Feee Summer Concert Series, 6:30 p.m., Whittington Park Median Strip

*  23, Lookout Point Cooking School: “Puff Pastry Magic-Work out your AB’s (Appetizers and Breakfast dishes!)”, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lookout Point Lakeside Inn, 104 Lookout Circle

*  23, Children’s Summer Classes: Hand-Made Papers, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

*  25, 4th Friday Arkansas Jazz Experience, 6 p.m., Quapaw Bathhouse, 314 Central Avenue

*  26-27, South Hot Springs Lions & Knife Show, Hot Springs Convention Center

*  26, 28th Season Hickory Hill Park, 7 p.m., Hickory Hill Park, 216 Bryant Road

*  28, Janet Carson/Bob Byers: Basic Landscape Design, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Garvan Woodland Gardens, Magnolia Room

Gaming/Horse Racing

  • Sundays High Low at Oaklawn Park, 501-623-4411
  • Mondays Progressive Hot Seat at Oaklawn Park
  • Tuesdays Triple Point Tuesday at Oaklawn Park
  • Wednesdays BBQ Chicken or Ribs at Oaklawn Park
  • Thursdays $100,000 Royal Flush at Oaklawn Park
  • Fridays Steak Night and High Low at Oaklawn Park
  • Saturdays High Low at Oaklawn Park

Theater/Film

  • Maxwell Blade Theatre of Magic, Live shows, Weekends through February, Nightly beginning              March 8-31, Weekends in April, Nightly May 23-August 10, 501-623-6200.
  • The Witness 34th Season, June 27-August 2, Reopening Sept. 5-Oct. 25, 501-623-9781.
  • Five Star Theater Presents:  “Magician Scott Davis”, February-August;  “Elvis Tribute Artist Tony Witt”, February-May;  “Country Artist Philip Vane”, February 28;  “Bluegrass Recording Duo The Roys”, March 20;  “The World Famous Platters”, April 4-6;  “Keith Allyn, Neil Diamond   Tribute”, April 11, 501-318-1600.
  • Pocket Theater Presents:  “Steel Magnolias”, February 7-16;  “Over the River and Through the Woods”, April 4-13;  “Boys’ Life”, June 6-15;  “Four Weddings and An Elvis”, August 1-10;  “Annie Get Your Gun”, October 3-12;  “The Prince and The pauper”, December 5-14,  501-623-8585.

Music/Shows

  • Live Music at Maxine’s 501-321-0909.
  • Live Music every weekend at The Ohio Club, Maxine’s, The Arlington Dining Room and Lobby, The Embassy Suites, Newk’s Express Cafe, The Silver Fox Lounge, Fat Jacks, The Big Chill and Grindhouse.
  • Every Wednesday is Poetry Night at Maxine’s.
  • Karoake Nights at Lucky’s, Maxine’s, Chunky Dunks, The Ohio Club, Razorback Pizza and Fat Jacks.
  • Every Tuesday Spa City Blues Jam at Fat Jacks every Wed at The Ohio Club and every Thurs at Classics.
  • Thur-Sat live music at Cascades Piano Bar at Embassy Suites, 501-624-9200.
  • Every Thurs at 7pm is Hot Springs Bike Night, at Boogie’s Bar & Grill, come enjoy food and drink specials, drawings, games, prizes and bike parking, 501-624-5455.
  • The Austin Hotel, The Silver Fox Lounge featuring Loose Cannon.
  • Willie Davis and Co, a jazz combo each Friday and Saturday at the Arlington Resort Hotel bar, 501-623-7771.
  • Line Dancing and Country Music with live bands at Boot Scooters Country Club, 501-627-0505.
  • Salsa dancing every Saturday atVina Morita, 501-625-7143.

Places to Play

Garvan Woodland Gardens

Magic Springs and Crystal Falls

Mid-America Science Museum

Oaklawn Racing and Gaming

Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo

Hot Springs Marina

Lobby Bar at the Arlington Hotel

T-Rex Golf, Laser Tag and Go-Carts

Belle of Hot Springs Riverboat

Brady Mountain Resort and Marina- And Riding Stables

Iron Mountain Lodge and Marina

Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa Marina

Turtle Cove Spa at Mountain Harbor

Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf

Fun Trackers

Maxwell Blade’s Magic Show

Five Star Dinner Theater

Gangster Museum of America

Hot Springs Mountain Tower

Hot Springs National Park Visitor Center and Fordyce Bathhouse

Dreamchaser Houseboat and Water Rentals at Mountain Harbor

Wake Zone Luxury Houseboat Rentals, Royal AR

Arkansas Riding Stables

Panther Valley Ranch

Castleberry Riding Stables

Central Bowling Lanes and Family Recreation

Crater of Diamonds State Park

Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum

Little Bitty City

Jump City

Play by Play

National Park Aquarium

The Witness

Two Spirits LTD Canoe Adventures

Places to Eat

  • A Time Exchange Lounge 501-625-3112
  • The Big Chill 501-624-5185
  • Bistro 400 at The Embassy Suites 501-624-9200
  • Bogart’s Night Club 501-623-5152
  • Café 1217 501-318-1094
  • Central Park Fusion Cuisine 501-623-0202
  • Colorado Grill 501-623-7992
  • The Dixie Café 501-624-2100
  • Exchange Street Café 501-625-2100
  • Fountain Room at the Arlington Hotel 501-623-7771
  • Gilligan’s on the Lake 501-525-3919
  • Higdon Square Café 501-623-7744
  • Hot Springs Brau-Haus 501-624-7866
  • JavaPrimo Coffee House 501-318-9789
  • Last Chance Lakeside Café 501-922-4870
  • Lucky’s Bar and Grill 501-622-2570
  • Luna Bella 501-520-5862
  • Maxine’s 501-321-0909
  • The Ohio Club 501-627-0702
  • The Pancake Shop 501-624-5720
  • Park Avenue Bistro 501-624-3903
  • The Purple Cow 501-625-7999
  • San Francisco Bread Company 501-525-7322
  • Shooter’s Sports Bar and Grill 501-520-4411
  • Osaka’s Japanese Steakhouse 501-525-9888
  • The Long Shot Saloon 501-624-4344
  • McClard’s Bar-B-Q 501-624-9586
  • Stubby’ s BBQ 501-624-1552
  • Bubba’s Catfish to Go 501-762-3474
  • Grampa’s Catfish House 501-767-2299
  • Ambrosia Bakery 501-525-4500
  • Dolce Gelato Gourmet Italian Café 501-525-6580
  • The Fudge Factory 501-624-2190
  • Nom Nom’s Mexican Grill-N-Chill 501-623-8588
  • Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt 501-318-0500
  • McCardle’s Irish Pub 501-627-1965
  • Angel’s Italian Restaurant 501-609-9323
  • Angels in the Park 501-609-0767
  • Belle Arti Italian Restaurant 501-624-7474
  • Doc’s Pizzeria 501-760-2227
  • J&S Italian Villa 501-525-1121
  • Jahna’s Italian Restaurant 501-767-0200
  • Rocky’s Corner 501-624-0199
  • Rod’s Pizza Cellar 501-321-2313
  • Don Juan’s Mexican Cuisine 501-525-0013
  • Jose’s Mexican Restaurant 501-609-9700
  • Rolando’s Neuvo Latino Restaurante 501-318-6054
  • Taco Mama 501-624-6262
  • Back Porch Grill 501-525-0885
  • Belle of Hot Springs Riverboat 501-525-4438
  • Brickhouse Grill 501-321-2926
  • Cajun Boilers 501-767-5695
  • Fisherman’s Wharf Steak and Seafood 501-525-7437
  • KJ’s Grill 501-767-0063
  • The Porterhouse 501-321-8282
  • Smyly’s Crab Shack Nightclub and Restaurant 501-525-3442

 

Oaklawn Racing and Gaming

“Arkansas’s Favorite Place to Play”.  Open 10am every day until 3pm Sunday through Thursday, 5am Friday and Saturday. 1-800- OAKLAWN.

 

Fishing Guides

Ben Sanders  501-318-3092

Bean’s Guide Service  501-282-6104

Brian Murray  501-617-1515

Darby’s Guide Service  870-867-7822

David Cochran  501-244-7974

Fishing with Mike Wurm  501-767-6974, 501-622-7717

Greg Willingham  501-276-2318

Poorman’s Guide Service (Larry Hurley)  501-249-0763

Ron Hawley  501-617-1856

 

 

 

 

 

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