NCA Featured Artist – Richard Stephens

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The North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery is featuring Guest Artist is internationally-known Richard Stephens. Richard Stephens is a native of Hot Springs, Arkansas. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Art from the University of Central Arkansas in 1969. After serving in the Army as an Illustrator, Stephens began his professional career in 1971 with […]

Community Education Center

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Community Education Center Offering New Class-Watercolor Art At long last, the Fairfield Bay Education Center has found a watercolor art class instructor. The Education Center will be offering a three (3) day class sometime in the month of September. The class will meet on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings from 9 a.m. to Noon, and Thursday […]

OktoberFest and StoryFest – Unique Traditions Not to Miss in the Ozarks


Fairfield Bay is celebrating fall with TWO FESTIVALS in one – a traditional German Oktoberfest and Storyfest,The Arkansas storytelling event, on Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11. “As Fairfield Bay began to plan this year’s StoryFest and fall event, we realized that we wanted to turn our fall festival back into the OktoberFest we […]

Recipe of the Month


Scallops A classic and favorite anytime meal. This simple sauteed scallops recipe is so simple and fast., It makes a terrific weeknight or great special occasion dinner. Ingredients: •Scallops •Butter •Garlic, Chopped 2 cloves •Old Bay Seasoning Serve with glazed carrots and wild rice Preparation: Melt butter in skillet. You will need enough butter to […]

September 2014 BayToon


Organization of the Month – NCAFAE

Following The Yellow Brick Road 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, […]

NCA Featured Artist – Van Swink

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The North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery is featuring Guest Artist Van Swink Van L. Swink, Jr.’s artwork is the featured art for the month of Aug. Van was self-taught artist who enjoyed working in many different mediums and a veteran of many juried art shows, one man shows and exhibits. His works have been […]

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Recipe of the Month


Philly Steak & Cheese Philly cheese steaks are known for making yummy sandwiches piled high with thin slices of rib eye steak, sweet peppers, and onions. A popular party and game day treat. Ingredients: 6” Hoagie bun 4 ozs roast beef 1 oz bell pepper sliced (I prefer the red or yellow) 1 oz onion […]