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News from the Community Education Center

July always brings thoughts of lazy hazy days of summer, but the Community Education Center is busy with current events and future plans for the fall. After spending the month of June interning with outgoing Director Trudy Gautreau, I have been given free rein to set my own course. I see my role as the […]

July Conference Center Events


Join us for all the great events at the Conference & Visitor Center. We invite all of our visitors to join us each Monday at 9 a.m. for free coffee and donuts along with milk for the kids. Lots of door prizes and fun information on all our activities for the week. The Gomer and […]


Organization of the Month: NCAFA&E

The history of NCAFAE must start at the beginning of the Yellow Brick Road. The North Central Arkansas Foundation for the Arts and Education was first envisioned by Mrs. Irene Puckett, a retired educator and lover of the Arts in her own right. She sensed a hunger for the music, drama and art she had […]

July Featured Artist

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INVITATION! NCA ART GALLERY GUEST ARTIST WATERCOLOR DEMONSTRATION NCA Art Gallery invites you to see award-winning watercolor Artist, Cynthia Schanink, demonstrate her unique watercolor painting on July 13, 1:00 p.m., Fairfield Bay Conference Center. This free demonstration is sponsored by NCAAL – the local artist league. Cynthia lives with her husband, Daniel, in Hot Springs […]

Fairfield Bay – A City of Patriotism and Holiday Celebrations

Each 4th of July weekend, hundreds join in this patriotic celebration at Fairfield Bay. The weekend activities kick off Friday July 3rd with a traditional town parade, showcasing floats from Fairfield Bay and neighboring towns. The 4th of July weekend celebration says a lot about The Bay, with its strong sense of community and deeply […]


Organization of the Month


TOPS Chapter Paves the Way to Healthy Lifestyle There is an option in town to help residents of Arkansas realize a healthier lifestyle. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a nonprofit weight-loss support organization. Weekly meetings are held at The Hart on Mondays at 9 a.m. Experience for yourself the weight-loss support and wellness […]

Community Education Center


Community Education Center Announces New Class The Fairfield Bay Community Education Center is to start offering a one-day class in Acrylic Painting, called “Painting With Panache”. The class is to be held every month on the second Thursday. The first class will start on June 11 from 2 – 4 p.m. This class will be […]