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Eureka Springs hosts Fleur Delicious fun

Posted: July 4, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

COURTESY PHOTO Teresa DeVito of DeVito’s of Eureka Springs, Fleur Delicous Weekend founder Ilene Powell, artist Denise Ryan, Peggy Kjelgaard of Eureka Springs School of the Arts and KJ Zumwalt of Caribe pause for photo to promote Palate to Palette, a new event during this year’s Fleur Delicious in Eureka Springs. Fleur Delicous runs from Tuesday through July 13.

When Ilene Powell moved to Eureka Springs from New Orleans four years ago, she noticed the town did not have a waiters' race.


Fleur Delicious Weekend

WHEN — Tuesday through July 13

WHERE — Throughout Eureka Springs

COST — Varies by event

INFO — or Fleur Delicious Weekend on Facebook


Fleur Delicious



Guest Chefs’ Presentation — Sampling and sips at the Writer’s Colony at Dairy Hollow, 5-7 p.m., 515 Spring St.

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Spookalicious Tour — And “Spirit Tasting,” 9:30 a.m., Crescent Hotel. 9:30 p.m., 75 Prospect Ave.


Wednesday Over Water — 6-8 p.m., Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 600 Museum Way, Bentonville

Four-Course Wine Dinner — 5-9 p.m., Gaskins Cabin Steakhouse, 2883 Arkansas 23 north.


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 St.

Wine Sensory Experience — With Renee Threlfal, 3-5 p.m., Keels Creek Winery, 3185 E. Van Buren

Four-Course French Dinner — Featuring farmers market goods, 5-9 p.m., KJ’s Caribe Restaurante & Cantina, U.S. 62 west

July 10-13

French Wine Flights — And Ciroc martinis, 5-9 p.m. Thursday and Sunday,5-10 p.m Friday and Saturday, DeVito’s of Eureka Springs, 5 Center St.

July 11

French Coffee & Pastries — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Vintage Cargo, 41 Kings Highway Road

Appetizers & Desserts — 2-4 p.m., Déjà Vu, 179 N. Main St.

Palate to Palette — With artist Denise Ryan, 6-9 p.m., KJ’s Caribe. Presented by Eureka Springs School of the Arts

July 11-12

Tour de Licious — With dinner by FRESH, 6 p.m., Cafe’ Roulant. For reservations and menu choices, go to

July 12

White Street Farmers Market — Farm fresh dishes prepared by Hana of Oscar’s Cafe, 8-11:30 a.m., 26 White St.

Samples & Signings — With cookbook authors Sheila Reese, Casey Sams and Kim Duhamel, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fresh Harvest, Pine Mountain Village on U.S. 62 east.

Live Music — With Handmade Moments at 3 p.m. & Brave Combo at 6 p.m., Basin Spring Park on Spring Street

Waiters’ Race — 3 p.m., Spring Street

Grand Bubbly Discovery Tasting — With sparkling wines & champagne, 4 p.m., Grand Taverne.

Food Demo — With Carrie Marry, 4-8 p.m., Eureka Thyme Gallery, 19 Spring St.

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

Gallery Stroll — Hosted by Eureka Springs Gallery Association,. 6-9 p.m., around town.

Artist’s Reception — For Beth Myers, 6-9 p.m., Norberta Philbrook Gallery, 34 N. Main St.

July 13

Sunday Brunch — With a French food station and champagne, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Crystal Dining Room at The Crescent Hotel.

Tour de Licious — With lunch by FRECH, 1 p.m., Cafe’ Roulant

French Wine Dinner — 7 p.m., Cottage Inn Restaurant, 450 W. Van Buren

— Source: Staff Report

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