Thursday, March 1, 2007

OFF DUTY LIFE >>03-02-07

Lunar eclipse Saturday

Total Eclipse of the Moon will happen Saturday. Join others at the James A. Gaston Visitor Center, 163 Dam Overlook Lane, Bull Shoals, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The dark shadow of the Earth will fall across the moon tonight, creating a total lunar eclipse.

The James A. Gaston Visitor Center will provide a superb location for viewing this event. Join a park interpreter on the back deck of the visitor center to observe this stellar event. Dress for the weather and bring a comfortable lawn chair. The park will provide binoculars and a telescope for viewing the moon. Viewing will be subject to inclement weather or heavy cloud cover.
Admission is free. For more information call 870-445-3629 or e-mail bullshoalswhiteriver@arkansas.com.


Kayak tour Saturday at Cane Creek

Full Moon Kayak Tour is set for Saturday at Cane Creek State Park in Star City. Participants will meet at the visitor center. Full moon tours at Cane Creek State Park take on a special magic as the lake, the surrounding landscape, and the sky above are bathed in moonlight. A park interpreter will be your guide. Kayaks, paddles, and lifejackets are provided. Contact the park for exact tour times.

Admission is $10 adults, $5 children under 12. For more information call 870-628-4714.


Music of Ray Charles set to be performed

I Canít Stop Loving You- The Music of Ray Charles at the Robinson Music Hall will be held March 6-8. For details call 501-376-4781.


Art Walk is March 9

Argenta Art Walk is will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. March 9. Held monthly on the second Friday of the month. Participating Studios are the AR Art Gallery, the Arts Scene Gallery and Art Market, Pennington Studios, AM Architecture, Galaxy Furniture and the Baker House. For details contact Ashley at the AR Art Gallery at 501-687-5959 or email at ashley@arkansasartgallery.com.


Daffodil festival slated for March 9-10

15th Camden Daffodil Festival is set for March 9-10, at Camden. Tour four beautiful daffodil gardens featuring millions of daffodils. Take a tour bus to gardens, historic homes, Oakland Cemetery Walk, Civil War re-enactors on the bank of the Ouachita River. 100 arts & crafts, food vendors, annual quilt show and art show.

Championship Steak Cook-off Saturday night with live entertainment on the new River Walk. Admission is free, except for tours. For more information visit www.camdenfestival.com

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