Monday, April 30, 2007

OFF DUTY LIFE >>04-27-07

Hike set for tonight

Night Hike and Owl Prowl is set for 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. April†27 at Big Spring in Bull Shoals. Discover the special adaptations that allow nocturnal animals to survive in the dark. This short hike will conclude with the chance to hear an owl. Admission is free. For more information call 870-445-3629.

Strawberry Festival is Saturday in Cabot

Cabotís 4th annual Strawberryfest held at the Veterans Park Community Center; admission is free. The event will kick off with the Kiwanis Clubís Strawberry Stomp 5K run at 8 a.m. Festivities and concessions will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with all vendors located in the air-conditioning of the community center; amusement rides will be located on the grounds of the center. The Cabot Lions Club will have a Kidzone with giveaways, a moon walk (bouncy house), and the Dino Dig from the Arkansas Museum of Discovery.

The Miss Strawberryfest Pageant, sponsored by the Junior Auxiliary of Cabot, will also be held.

Motorcycle rally and musicfest this weekend

Wild Hog Motorcycle Rally and Musicfest runs through Sunday at Cherry Street Historic Downtown West Helena. There will be music, motorcycles, field events, poker run, bike show, food, merchandise and prizes. The Ms. Wild Hog will also be held. Entertainment will include Eric Burdon and The Animals. Admission is $10. For more information visit

Performances begin today

The Great Passion Play begins today and will run through Oct. 27 at 935 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs. Experience these Biblical events under the Ozark skies in comfortable seating with backrests, within a multi-level amphitheater. Admission is $23.25.

Each evening before The Great Passion Play performance the potter stands at his wheel modeling clay into form. As he works the clay, the potter teaches from inspirational passages of the scriptures. Admission to the Parables of the Potter is free.
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