eacc Fine arts center 2014-2015 performance schedule
Don't miss this season's performances! EACC Fine Arts Center has an amazing line- up this year! Tickets are on sale NOW!! Click the Fine Arts Performances Link below for more information and ticket purchases.
Here are several performances you can enjoy this year!
Eacc fine arts gallery
Monday – Thursday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Friday
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Artist: Mark Loft
June 2- July 1, 2014
Faces, Places, and Spaces
By Beatrice McEwen
July 7 – 30, 2014
Ridge of Blessings
By Cecilia Putter
August 1 – August 29, 2014
Paintings and Photographs from Northeast Arkansas' Delta
By Norwood Creech
September 3 – 29, 2014
By Pat Crase
October 1 – October 31, 2014
By Rebecca Thompson
November 5, 2014 – January 5, 2015
From Trails to Tales
By Erin Roland Haynes
January 7 – 30, 2015
We are Forrest City
By Chrystal Seawood
February 2 – 27, 2015
Small Works on Paper
By Various Artists
March 2 – 30, 2015
East Arkansas Art Educators’ Art Show
By Various Artist
April 1 – May 29, 2015
Village creek events
Saturday October 25
Join Village Creek State Park and the Cross County Chamber of Commerce for the 3rd Annual Trick or Treat at Village Creek State Park. We will have nature-themed Halloween programs set up including owl prowls, live animals, spider "sniffs", kids’ story time around the campfire, and nature stations. Local businesses will sponsor each campsite, providing decorations and candy for the kids. Costumes are encouraged but not required. This is a family friendly event for all ages, so no scary costumes.
Sunday October 26
Cane pole fishing can be fun and enjoyable for the whole family. Come with the park interpreter to try your hand at this relaxing sport. The only thing you will need to bring is your fishing license if you are 16 or older.
Mountain Bike Safety
Mountain biking can be safe and enjoyable for the whole family. Come with the park interpreter to make sure your mountain bike is in good condition to stay safe on the trails. If you forgot your bicycle you can rent one from the visitor center for $4.50/hour; $15/half day; $25.50/Day.
Trail of Tears
This tragic event is one that changed the United States forever. Join the park interpreter to discover more about it and how it helped to make Village Creek State Park what it is today.
mississippi river state park events
Friday October 31, 2014
6:15 p.m. – Bats Campfire Circle Beech Point Campground 35 minutes
Friday evenings are often a good time for a quick orientation to the park for new visitors. This evening we will start our campfire program off with a quick welcome and park orientation. We will finish with a short program looking into the often misunderstood world of our native tree dwelling bats. Join a park interpreter to get acquainted with the park and discover some facts and debunk several misconceptions of these winged wonders.
Saturday November 1, 2014
11:00 a.m. – Fall Colors Walk Bear Creek Lake Nature Trail 1 hour
Mother Nature knows how to dress for any occasion, but she often saves her most stunning colors for fall. Of course the scene is always different from year to year and it is hard to predict if or when we will have peak color. Join a park interpreter to marvel at the splendid colors found in nature as we hike along the Bear Creek Lake nature trail. We will discuss what conditions are necessary to create the best fall colors and what happens the years they are not so great. Wear sturdy shoes and don’t forget your water and insect repellent.
2:00 p.m. – Fall Colors Van Tour of MRSP Meet at Visitor Center 2 hours
Join the park interpreter as we explore the Great River Road and Crowley’s Ridge Parkway to observe the beautiful colors of fall. We will make our way down to the confluence of the St. Francis and Mississippi Rivers and tell stories about the history of the area along the way. There will also be opportunities to stop for photos if anyone sees something of interest to them. Cost is $8 per person Maximum 7 passengers
Sunday November 2, 2014
2:30 p.m. - Homemade Birdfeeders Visitor Center Drop-in
Do you want to observe birds up close? What better way to get an up close view of native bird species than to feed them. Join a park interpreter between 2:30 and 3:30 to make a birdfeeder out of natural or recycled material which will allow you to observe the different species of birds that visit your feeder. You can use a field guide to identify them; you can photograph them or just watch their behaviors.
Friday November 7, 2014
6:30 p.m. - Full Moon Kayak Tour Meet at the Visitor Center 1.5 hours
Kayaking is a great way to experience Bear Creek Lake. The almost full moon will rise a little after sunset giving us light to view wildlife along the water’s edge. All skill levels welcome. We will cover basic paddling techniques before we get started and make sure everyone is comfortable in their kayak. All kayakers should have a light on board so please provide your own head lamp or other light device. Cost is $12 (kayak rental included) or $6 if you bring your own kayak. Space is limited, so pre-register by calling the Visitor Center @ 870-295-4040
Saturday November 8, 2014
10:00 a.m. – Dutch Oven Cooking Workshop Visitor Center 3 hours
Join us for a hands on Dutch Oven cooking class. You will help prepare a meal using Dutch Ovens. We will cover the basics of temperature control as well as how to care for cast iron cookware. Plus send you home with the recipes we cook and some new ones to try on your own. The cost is $12. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call or stop by the visitor center to register by November 5th.
3:00 p.m. - Use Your Senses Hike Bear Creek Lake Nature Trail 1 hours
Join a park interpreter to uncover how to immerse yourself in nature. You will use all of your senses during this moderate one mile hike allowing you to notice details you would have missed with just your eyes.
Tuesday November 11, 2014
10:00 a.m. – Home School Tuesday Visitor Center 2 hours
The second Tuesday of the month, Mississippi River State Park will offer programs geared towards homeschoolers in 3rd grade or higher. Today we are exploring the world of birds. We will look at how they are adapted to the different habitats in which they are found and then we will practice using field guides and binoculars to id some of our local wintering birds. Some activities will be outside, so please wear closed toed, sturdy shoes and insect repell