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Organization of the Month

VBC Gardeners

Van Buren County Master Gardeners The Van Buren County Master Gardeners is part of the state Master Gardener organization within the University of Arkansas County Extension Service. The state boasts the involvement of approximately 80 counties in Arkansas, celebrating their 26th year in existence in 2015. The Van Buren County Master Gardeners began just over […]

NCAFA&E Events

Cleveland Duo

CLEVELAND DUO & JAMES UMBLE OPEN NCAFAE FALL SEASON The North Central Foundation for the Arts and Education (NCAFAE) welcomes Cleveland Duo & James Umble to open their fall season. On September 13 the Fairfield Bay Conference Center will be abuzz with a most unusual combination of instrument sounds. This unique trio of musicians will […]

Web Exclusive: Monthly Fitness Tip


Top Apps to Keep a Healthy Lifestyle Nowadays it can often be a colossal effort trying to see your GP. Whether it’s having to wait weeks for an appointment or having to sit in the surgery waiting for someone to miss their allotted time, sometimes it’s just not practical or feasible to see you GP […]

Web Exclusive: Outdoor Adventure Group


The Fairfield Bay Outdoor Adventure Group will kick off the 2015 fall season with a guided Bike Tour through a historic neighborhood in Little Rock the week of October 12-17th. The 2-3 hour Bike Tour will include frequent rest stops stops to listen to a discussion of particular historic homes and buildings as well stops […]

Web Exclusive: Recreation


Tennis Center plans for busy fall season. The Fairfield Bay Tennis Center is located in the Recreation Office at 157 Chelsea Drive, next to the Bayview Pool and Cool Pool Cafe and we are excited about our upcoming fall season. We have multiple tournaments scheduled with players from as far away as Cave City, Stuttgart […]

Web Exclusive: Indian Hills Golf

Indian Hills Golf Resort is in gorgeous shape and has many exciting events to offer for the upcoming weeks: August 29th – Feed the Hungry Golf Tournament September 2nd, 3rd—Ladies Club Championship September 12th—American Legion 4-person scramble September 16th, 17th—Men’s Club Championship September 24th—Knights of Columbus October 2nd—Superintendent’s Revenge 4-person scramble October 7th, 8th—Bay Cup […]

Web Exclusive: Marina


Cap’n Bailey’s Daily Published daily, or whenever news happens   If you haven’t been to Cap’n Bailey’s Grub Hub, time is running out. The end of summer is fast approaching. The unofficial end of summer holiday – Labor Day is just around the corner. We have a new dock master, Jorn Holt. Justin & Jorn […]

History of Fairfield Bay and Surrounding Communities

History of Eglantine By Anna Shull Emmons Written 1975-1976 Eglantine is a name meaning “Wild Pink Rose.” The hills were covered with wild pink roses, therefore it received it’s name from that. It is located in eastern Van Buren County, Arkansas on the fork of the Little Red River Township. Sugar Loaf Mountain rises to […]

September Featured Artist

Melva King & Photos_edited-1

North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery, Fairfield Bay Conference Center’s Feature Artist, Melva King The North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery located in the Fairfield Bay Conference & Visitors Center, 110 Lost Creek is featuring the artwork of the late Melva King. Melva and husband Alex settled in Fairfield Bay in the late 1970’s. Melva […]

Paddle Battle

Paddle Battle

Inaugural ‘Paddle Battle at The Bay’ Race Set for Early Fall FAIRFIELD BAY – Imagine spending your Saturday on beautiful Greers Ferry Lake with a little competition and a lot of fun thrown in. The inaugural Paddle Battle at the Bay race begins at the Fairfield Bay Marina at 9 a.m. Sept. 26 and is […]