August: the ending month for summer. It’s almost time for school to start. August is also another month filled with wonderful events in Hot Springs.
The Hot Springs Convention Center features a new photography selection, “Hot Springs: A Journey Through History.” Photographs include Babe Ruth at the Hot Springs Country Club, drinking from a water pump, and riding a horse at the Oaklawn Jockey Club. The collection also includes a photo of Cy Young, the legendary baseball pitcher, at a spring training for pitchers held in Whittington Park.
“Hot Springs: A Journey Through History” consists of photographs from the collection of the Garland County Historical Society that have been enlarged and framed for exhibition purposes. This exhibit is open everyday.
Concerts this month at the Timberwood Amphitheater include: Christian Youth, Phil Vassar, Molly Hatchet & Blackfoot, and Three Dog Night.
The 26th Annual Mash Bash Blood Drive will take place August 7-8. Several donation areas will be set up to accommodate any and everyone who stops by and is able to donate. There will be hot dogs and hamburgers on the grill as well as T-Shirts, dog tags, and water canteens for everyone. The local radio stations will be on site for this annual event.
“We all hear voices” the play will be showing at the Malco Theater the 14th-16th. This show is a stage play adapted from the novel of the same name by Dr. Sam Taggart. Brimming with Southern flavor and peppered wiht quirky characters with their own unique challenges, this play serves up a tale of unlikely friendship and the human desire for happiness.
Don’t forget about the monthly teas at Garvan Woodland Gardens on the 11th, and the Lookout Point tea on the 27th.
Lookout Point Lakeside inn is conveniently located in the Hot Springs area where you can stay and enjoy all the wonderful events of Hot Springs. Please call Krisite to book a room and start enjoying Hot Springs. Also call to reserve your spot at this month’s tea.