Featured Artist

Featured Artist, Sue Allen Pico Sue Allen Pico is proud to support the Arts in North Central Arkansas and has had her artwork in the NCA Art Gallery in past art exhibits. A Summa Cum Laude graduate from Northern State University of Aberdeen, SD with a double major in Fine Arts and Cumulative Art Education, […]

Oktoberfest – Fairfield Bay Hosts Two Festivals in One

OktoberFest and StoryFest – Unique Traditions Not to Miss in the Ozarks Fairfield Bay is celebrating fall with two festivals in one on Oct. 9 and 10: the Second Annual OktoberFest and StoryFest, which is a celebration of professional story telling. Held annually at the Fairfield Bay Conference and Visitor Center, this event is growing […]

Practice Round Robin Kicks Off 2015 Tennis Season

Greer’s Ferry West Side, Shirley and Clinton Schools tennis teams met in a Round Robin on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at the Fairfield Bay Tennis Center to kick off the Tennis Season here in Fairfield Bay. The groups were treated to hot dogs, drinks, chips and a prize drawing. Other groups plan tournaments utilizing our courts […]

September Conference Center Events

Monday Morning Visitor’s Welcome 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 Patsy Show Each Tuesday Through September Tickets-Adults $15 – […]

Organization of the Month

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 […]

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

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

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 […]

2015 BayFest

2015 BayFest, September 12th, 10am Village Mall The Fairfield Bay News is proud to announce being host of the 1st Craft, Vendor and Car Show called BayFest. We have 16 corporate sponsors which have made this event possible. They include: ASU Heber Springs, Bud Lady Fishing, Payton Dodge, Payton Chevrolet, Eagle Bank Mortgage, Shop-O-Snap Too, […]