Fleur Delicious schedule announced

Friday, June 13, 2014

Eureka Springs is excited to announce that the city is once again throwing the exciting Fleur Delicious Weekend. This event is a French-themed celebration in which restaurants, bars, art galleries, boutiques, spas and music venues participate in French-inspired indulgences.

Fleur Delicious Weekend (FDW) is an event that treats all the senses, including sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. The celebration will take place in the historic village of Eureka Springs from Tuesday, July 8 to Sunday, July 13.

The calendar of events is as follows:

Wednesday, July 2

Ciroc Vodka Bartender Competition at New Delhi Café. 5:30pm. 2 N. Main St.

Tuesday, July 8

Guest Chefs' presentation, samplings and sips at the Writer's Colony at Dairy Hollow. 5-7 p.m. 515 Spring St.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday July 8, 9 and 10

Spookalicious Tour and Spirit Tasting at The Crescent Hotel. 9:30 p.m. 75 Prospect Ave.

Wednesday, July 9

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art WOW/FDW (Wednesday Over Water) Tasting. 6-8 p.m. 600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR.

Gaskins Cabin Steakhouse offers a four-course wine dinner. 5-9 p.m. 2883 Hwy 23N.

Thursday, July 10

Eureka Springs Farmers Market: Cooking Demos with Chef Dave of The Grand Taverne and KJ of Caribe. 7 a.m. to noon. 2075 E. Van Buren.

Keels Creek Winery hosts Dr. Renee Threlfal, who will present a Wine Sensory Experience. 3-5 p.m. 3185 E. Van Buren.

KJ's Caribe Restaurante y Cantina presents a four-course French-themed dinner featuring farmers market goods. 5-9 p.m. Hwy 62 W.

Thursday, July 10 through Sunday, July 13

DeVito's of Eureka Springs will offer French Wine Flights and FDW Ciroc martinis. 5-9 p.m. Thursday and Sunday, and 5-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 5 Center St.

Friday, July 11

Vintage Cargo serves up French cafe & pastries. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 41 Kings Highway Rd.

Déjà Vu serves up appetizers & desserts. 2-4 p.m. 179 N. Main St.

ESSA presents Palate to Palette with artist Denise Ryan. Art, Food and Wine at KJ's Caribe. 6-9 p.m. Highway 62W.

Friday, July 11

and Saturday, July 12

The Grand Taverne prepares FDW menu specials and wine pairings. 5-9 p.m. 37 N Main St.

DeVito's of Eureka Springs will offer FDW menu specials. 5-10 p.m. 5 Center St.

Cafe' Roulant presents Tour de Licious on their trolley with dinner prepared by FRESH. For reservations and menu choices, go to RollingCafe.com. Departure is at 6 p.m. Pine Mtn. Village on Hwy 62E.

Saturday, July 12

White St. Farmers Market: Farm Fresh dishes prepared by Hana of Oscars Café. 8-11:30 a.m. 26 White St.

Fresh Harvest presents cookbook authors Sheila Reese, Casey Sams and Kim Duhamel for samples and signings. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pine Mtn. Village on Hwy 62E.

Spring Street Waiter's Race. 3 p.m. Spring St.

Basin Spring Park Entertainment. 3-8 p.m. Spring St. featuring Handmade Moments and Brave Combo

Grand Taverne presents a three-course Grand Bubbly Discovery Tasting of Sparklings and Champagne. 4 p.m. 37 N. Main St.

Eureka Thyme Gallery presents Carrie Marry food demo. 4-8 p.m. 19 Spring St.

Mount Victoria B&B Art Soiree Reception with artist Ann Boos Davis. 4:30-6 p.m. 28 Fairmount St.

Eureka Springs Gallery Association Gallery Stroll. 6-9 p.m. Around town.

The Norberta Philbrook Gallery will hold a reception for artist Beth Myers. 6-9 p.m. 34 N. Main St.

Sunday, July 13

The Crystal Dining Room at The Crescent Hotel serves Sunday Brunch with French Champagne and a French Food Station. 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. 75 Prospect Ave.

Cottage Inn Restaurant celebrates FDW with a French Wine Dinner. 7 p.m. 450 W. Van Buren.

Throughout FDW

Fresh Harvest and The Spice Boat will be offering tasting and "sniffing" tours for the duration of the FDW. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pine Mtn. Village on Hwy 62 E.

Practical Magic Art Supply invites everyone to wear a beret during FDW to receive a free paint brush. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 34 North Main St.

For more information, please contact Ilene Powell at 504-421-2461 or Teresa DeVito at 479-253-6807. Also, visit http://www.fleurdeliciousweekend.com/ or email Fleurdeliciousweekend@yahoo.com.

Join Fleur Delicious Weekend on Facebook for updates: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fleur-Delicious-Weekend-Eureka-Springs-AR/ 157495167643983.

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