Hitched her wagon to a star

Dragonwagon lives life almost as charmed as her name

Posted: September 28, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Crescent Dragonwagon, perhaps best known in Northwest Arkansas as the founder of Dairy Hollow House in Eureka Springs, will be in town in October for two events at Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food and a “Fearless Writing” workshop in Bella Vista.

Crescent Dragonwagon, perhaps best known in Northwest Arkansas as the founder of Dairy Hollow House in Eureka Springs, will be in town in October for two events at Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food and a “Fearless Writing” workshop in Bella Vista.

Crescent Dragonwagon is her legal name — albeit one she chose herself — and her life has in many ways been as charmed as that name might imply.

Crescent Dragonwagon

James Beard award-winning culinary writer and memoirist Crescent Dragonwagon will visit Northwest Arkansas in October for three events: Oct. 5: “Deep Feast: Writing the World Through Food,” 6 p.m., with a reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Bright-water: A Center for the Study of Food, 801 S.E. Eighth St.in Bentonville. Free. Reservations requested: (256) 565-0651. Oct. 6: A “Nouveau Zarks” luncheon, noon to 2 p.m., Brightwater Ozark culinary theater. $35. Reservations requested: brightwater.org. Oct. 8: “Fearless Writing,” 2 to 5 p.m., Artist Retreat Center in Bella Vista. $125. Information: fearlesswriting.com/arc2017.

Village Lake Writers & Poets

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. second Wednesday of each month Where: Artist Retreat Center, 13467 Lookout Drive, Bella Vista Also: The group hosts book signings, readings and author series. Information: artistretreatcenter.com

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