Showing posts with label Do The Ozarks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Do The Ozarks. Show all posts

December 7, 2018

Do The Ozarks Branson Holiday Special This Sunday at 11 am on The Arkansas CW

The Arkansas CW Crew had a chance to check out Branson and Silver Dollar City for the 2018 holiday season!  You can check out what Branson has for you during this holiday season by going on an adventure with the crew in a 1 hour special this Sunday at 11 am on the Arkansas CW.  


Teaser Promo for Special





Here is a list of where you can find The Arkansas CW in our area.

Antenna: 29.2 or 40.2
Cox Cable:  4 or  2004
AT&T U-verse: 30 or 1030
DirecTV: 41
DISH: 21 




December 6, 2018

The Arkansas CW Crew had a chance to check out the Branson's Gift of Lights Displays!

The Arkansas CW Crew had a chance to check out the Branson's Gift of Lights!  They are open until January 1st and hours of operations are 5 pm to 11 pm.  Morgahn spoke with General Manager Steve Hager about the 300 displays they have for you to drive through. Plus, you can see Santa and grab some free treats for the ride.  You can find out more by checking out the interview below and the Crew checks out the lights.





They are located at Shepherd of the Hills Expressway @ Expressway Lane 
Branson, MO  or you can go to bransonlights.com for more information. 



December 3, 2018

The Crew spoke with some of the Hughes family from the Hughes Brothers Christmas Show.

The Crew had a chance to sit down with Jason Hughes along with some of the other family members from the Hughes Brothers Christmas Show.  Hughes Brothers Christmas Show is one of the largest family shows in Branson and is held at the Hughes Brothers Theater.  Their Christmas Show was awarded best Christmas show in Branson 10 times.  It is a Christmas wonderland filled with season's best vocal harmonies exciting dances with some light humor that everyone loves about the Hughes Brother Show.  Check out the interview below.


Interviews with Hughes Family members


They are located at 3425 W 76 Country Blvd, Branson, MO 65616 or you can go to hughesbrotherstheatre.com for more information. 



November 30, 2018

The Crew checked out the World's largest Toy Museum in Branson

The Arkansas CW Crew had a chance to check out the World's Largest Toy Museum complex that is located in Branson.  They have over 1 million toys spread across three buildings.  They have a Paul Harvey exhibit of his life as a child recreated with the original furnishings from his childhood and a electric train exhibit. Come along with the crew as we check out the museum.  Click below to watch an interview about the place and watch our tour. 


   Interview with 
General Manager Chris Newsom 
and the Crew takes a look at the museum.




Photo Gallery from Museum




They are located at 3609 W Hwy 76 in Branson, MO 65616.  or you can go to worldslargesttoymuseum.com for more information.



November 22, 2018

The Crew checked out the Fruitcake and Jelly Kitchen at College of the Ozarks

The Arkansas CW Crew checked out the Fruitcake and Jelly Kitchen at College of the Ozarks located in Branson Missouri.  For over 100 years students have worked rather than paid for their education.  It was even nicknamed "Hard Work U" by The Wall Street Journal.  We had a chance to taste some of their delicious treats for the holidays at their student ran Fruitcake and Jelly Kitchen.  


Click below to see some of what is cooking at the Fruitcake and Jelly Kitchen!  




There is a lot to see at the Fruitcake and Jelly Kitchen and around the campus including several veteran memorials.   The Public Relations department provides free student-guided tours for charter bus groups. Tours are offered on the hour 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday thru Friday. To schedule an appointment for your charter bus, call 417-690-3241. The tour includes visiting the Williams Memorial Chapel, Greenhouses, Mill, and the Fruitcake and Jelly Kitchen. 

Guests are welcome to visit campus at their leisure, using the Campus Map as a guide to see the many wonderful attractions on campus. An audio Cd is available in the public relations office for the self-guided tour.

Prospective student tours Call 417-690-2636 to schedule an appointment.


Photo Gallery 






You can visit the campus website by going here: www.cofo.edu








November 20, 2018

The Crew Takes a Ride on the Polar Express in Branson

All aboard the Polar Express!!! 
The Arkansas CW Crew took a ride on the Polar Express on their holiday visit to Branson.  The Crew put their jammi-jams on and departed at the historic 1906 depot in downtown Branson. Van Allsburg’s “The Polar Express,” the renowned story and 2004 film about learning to cherish and believe in the spirit of Christmas, comes to life each Christmas at Branson’s Scenic Railway. Find out more about the ride and after the interview check out the crew on the Polar Express.  Watch video Below.


Interview and the Crew on the Polar Express




The Crew had a great time on the Polar Express Photo Gallery



For more information on the Polar Express and how you can have some family fun in downtown Branson.  Go here explorebranson.com or their website bransontrain.com for tickets and times. 








November 16, 2018

The Arkansas CW Crew Checks Out The Holiday Celebration Going on at Silver Dollar City in Branson!



The Arkansas CW Crew spent the day checking out the holiday celebration going on now through January 1st at Silver Dollar City in Branson.  Below you can check out the Joyful Voices Carolers,  Tinker Juniors Toy Shop, (Tinker The Christmas Tree) Hillcreek Pottery, A trip through Jingle Bell Junction, Hazel Blown Glass, Frisco Sing-Along Steam Train, Christmas in Midtown and a trip through the 6.5 million led light displays. Last year, it was one of the top 10 holiday places to visit in the nation during the holidays. The Crew found out there is so much to see with the sun goes down in Midtown! Watch it all below just click the video and check out the photo gallery.  

The Crew Checks Out the Holiday Celebration click below...




Joyful Voice Carolers
Who travel around the whole park singing and bringing joyful elements to the holiday experience at the park.  

Tinker Junior's Toy shop
A fun interactive children's show featuring Tinker Junior, a 12 foot talking and singing Christmas Tree.

Hillcreek Pottery
We found a lot cool gift ideas at Hillcreek Pottery! They offer daily demonstration of wheel-thrown pottery and a large array of pottery products.

Jingle Bell Junction
This is a one stop holiday decor shop.  So if you are looking for a place that provides wide range of holiday fun for your home, this is the place!

Hazel's Blown Glass Craftsmen 
Master Craftsman Shawn Watt creates elegant yet functional works of art as Master Craftsman at Hazel's Blown & Cut Glass 

Frisco Sing-Along Steam Train 
This train ride takes passengers on a musical journey through the beautiful Ozark Mountain countryside.

Christmas in Midtown
Revel in the warmth and beauty of the Christmas In Midtown® light spectacular, featuring 6.5 million twinkling lights.  Last year, it was one of the top 10 holiday places to visit in the nation during the holidays.  

Eva & Delilah's 
Expert bakers have combined carefully chosen fruits, nuts and spices to create the perfect traditional fruitcake.  Plus, lots of holiday goodies ready for you to take home for the holidays!

Silver Dollar City Gallery








You can join in the holiday family fun from now until January 1st. Go to silverdollarcity.com for more information on holiday festivities and calendar of events at Silver Dollar City in Branson.  



November 15, 2018

The Crew Stopped at Hillcreek Pottery to see some cool gift ideas for the holidays.

We found a lot cool gift ideas at Hillcreek Pottery! We had a chance to speak with Senior Craftsman Amanda Conner while visiting Silver Dollar City this past weekend. Check out below some of the creative pieces they are creating at the Hillcreek Pottery. 



Photo Gallery 


The Crew Had A Chance to Check Out Silver Dollar City for the 2018 Holiday Season!

The Arkansas CW Crew had a chance to check out Branson for the 2018 holiday season!  Over the next week we will be releasing our Do The Ozarks Holiday Series from Branson. Our first stop was Christmas in Midtown at Silver Dollar City.  It was one of the top 10 holiday places to visit in the nation during the holidays. The Crew found out there is so much to see with the sun goes down in Midtown!  Silver Dollar City increased their light displays from 1.5 million to over 6.5 million led lights this year.  Click below to watch what the night at Silver Dollar City in Branson has in-store for you.

Christmas in Midtown interview



The Crew checks out the lights!



Branson Lights Gallery 
provided by Silver Dollar City



You can join in the holiday family fun from now until January 1st. Go to silverdollarcity.com for more information on holiday festivities and calendar of events at Silver Dollar City in Branson.  



October 31, 2018

Check out all the cool evidence from our ghost hunting adventures!


The Arkansas CW Crew visited a lot of spooky locations in Northwest Arkansas & the River Valley this October.  Here is a taste of some of the evidence we captured.  From orbs & sounds from the Basin Park Hotel & Fort Smith National Historic Site, to the mysterious white mist at the Clayton House in Fort Smith and the creepy voices from the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Check out the video below to see some of the our best evidence!




Photo Evidence Collection Gallery



To check out the full segments of each location click on the links below.

Basin Park Hotel Segments

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
Article 1

Fort Smith National Historic Site
Article 1

The Clayton House
Article 1

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The Crew Checks out Paranormal Activity at the Fort Smith National Historic Site

We spent an evening in the Fort Smith National Historic Site ghost hunting as a part of our Do The Ozarks Ghost Hunting Series.  We found a whole lot more than we expected.  We even caught some orbs on video and a supernatural unexplained flying object.  Follow us on our journey below.





Photo Gallery from Ghost Hunting



You can find out more about the Fort Smith National Historic Site by going to their website Click Here .


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The Crew Checks Out Prairie Grove Battlefield for Some Ghostly Activity

As a part of our Do The Ozarks -Ghost Hunting series, we landed at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park which is the location of the last major Civil War engagement in Northwest Arkansas on December 7th 1862. This battle between the Confederate Army of the Trans-Mississippi and Union Army of the Frontier resulted in 2,700 casualties.  We had a chance to walk around and see what we could find.  We pick up some strange audio besides some interesting stuff on our ghost app.  Check out the video below.

The Crew Checks Out a Battle Field



Prairie Grove Battlefield Ghost Hunting Gallery



For further information on park programs,
reservations, or events, contact:
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
506 East Douglas
Prairie Grove, AR 72753
(479) 846-2990

prairiegrove@arkansas.com 

Click here for more information on what is available at the state park.


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October 30, 2018

The Arkansas CW Crew Checks Out The Most Active Room At The Basin Park Hotel

Our Do The Ozarks ghost hunting series continues with the stay in room 310 one of the most haunted areas at the Basin Park Hotel in Eureka Springs.  We had the most activity in the room including something supernatural making an appearance. This is the last article for the Basin hotel.  Watch below the rest of our trip to the Basin.


Room 310- Go Pro turns on by itself



Room 310-Showed us a Supernatural Sign



Room 310-Sounds in Hallway



Room 310-Come Back



Room 310-No you don't



It's a Wrap!




Basin Park Hotel Photo Gallery



For more information on the Basin Park Hotel Ghost Tours and History...


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October 29, 2018

The Arkansas CW Crew checks out Room 210 at the Basin Park Hotel

After our ghost tour through the Basin Park Hotel it was time to check out one of the first two room we would be staying in.  First was room 210.  Just walking down the hallway to the first room was quite the experience for the crew.  We heard footsteps when there was no one there and our hair stood straight up on our arms as if someone had rubbed static electricity on them.  There were also orbs in the hallways, as you can see in the picture posted above.  This is article two of three.  Follow us through our journey below. 


Part 4 -In Room 210




Part 5 -In Room 210



Part 6 -In Room 210



Part 7 -Heading to room 310


There is some supernatural stuff going in the next episode! So check out the third article!

For more information on the Basin Park Hotel Ghost Tours and History...


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Ghost stories from the Basin Hotel in Eureka Springs

As part of the Do The Ozarks Ghost Hunting Series, we stop by the Basin Park Hotel in Eureka Springs to check what haunts could be found. We had a chance to spend the night in two of the most haunted rooms in the Hotel. You can follow along with our night below.  This will be a spread between three articles. Check out video below to follow along in our journey, it was an eventful night...

Part 1 -Arriving at the Basin Hotel in Eureka Springs


Part 2 -Interview with Ghost Tour Guide
Charlie Ferrill




Part 3 -Jeremy checking out the Ghost Tour


Article 2 from the Basin Hotel to be released later today.  Check back!

For more information on the Basin Park Hotel Ghost Tours and History...


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October 25, 2018

Ghost Stories from the Clayton House Museum in Fort Smith

As part of our Do the Ozarks Halloween series...The Arkansas CW Crew had a chance to speak with the caretakers of Clayton House Museum about their ghost stories related to this historic mansion in the Belle Grove Historic District in Fort Smith. Check out their experiences below.


Ghost Stories at Clayton House Part 1



Ghost Stories at Clayton House Part 2



Ghost Stories at Clayton House Part 3




You can go here to find out more about tours and other event scheduling for the Clayton House Museum.


Clayton House Ghost Stories Gallery







October 23, 2018

The Crew checks out Prairie Grove Battlefield

The Crew had a chance to check out one of America's most intact Civil War Battlefields located in Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park.  This was the location of the last major Civil War engagement in Northwest Arkansas on December 7th 1862. This battle between the Confederate Army of the Trans-Mississippi and Union Army of the Frontier resulted in 2,700 casualties.  We had a chance to chat with couple of the park rangers overseeing the park.  Check out their interviews below. 

Interview with Park Ranger Bart Taylor



Interview with Park Ranger Matt Mulheran



From Interstate 540 in Fayetteville, travel west 
on U.S. 62 just 9 miles to the park.

HOURS OF OPERATION
Park ◆ Open 8 a.m. to an hour after sunset
 (year-round)
Battlefield Museum ◆ Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 (year-round)
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day

For further information on park programs,
reservations, or events, contact:
Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
506 East Douglas
Prairie Grove, AR 72753
(479) 846-2990

prairiegrove@arkansas.com 

Click here for more information on what is available at the state park.



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October 18, 2018

The Crew Checks out the Clayton House in Fort Smith

As part of our Do the Ozarks series...The Arkansas CW Crew had a chance to check out the Clayton House in the Belle Grove Historic District in Fort Smith.  It has a lot of history during the Victorian period which at the time it was the city;s frontier beginning on the boarder of Indian Territory.  Below check out what we found out while we took a tour of the museum.


Clayton House interview part 1



Clayton House interview part 2






The Italianate-style mansion is also used for weddings and private gatherings with its stately parlors and expansive grounds.  The historic Clayton house is located at 514 North 6th Street in Fort Smith, Arkansas.


You can go here to find out more about tours and other event scheduling for the Clayton House Museum.


Clayton House Gallery








October 11, 2018

The Crew checks out the 2018 Halloween Festival at Castle of Muskogee

With the month of October comes fall and Halloween fun!  The Arkansas CW Crew powered by McLarty Daniel stopped by the Halloween Festival at the Castle of Muskogee in Oklahoma.  Morgahn, Jeremy and Devante couldn't wait to find out what goblins and ghouls awaited them on our visit.  Watch interviews below.  


Castle of Muskogee Halloween Festival Part 1



Castle of Muskogee Halloween Festival Part 2






Castle of Muskogee Halloween Festival Part 3







The Halloween festival is open Friday and Saturday nights throughout rest of October.  You can click here to get more information on times and ticket information. 




  

August 17, 2018

Do The Ozarks 30 minute Special on August 19th at 10 am

Follow the Crew as the take you on adventure through Silver Dollar City. "Do The Ozarks-Silver Dollar City" 30 minute special is brought to you by McLarty Daniel, Silver Dollar City,  Branson Convention and Visitors Bureau.  It will air this Sunday at 10 am on the Arkansas CW.  Check out the video below.





Here is a list of where you can find The Arkansas CW in our area.

Antenna: 29.2 or 40.2
Cox Cable:  4 or  2004
AT&T U-verse: 30 or 1030
DirecTV: 41
DISH: 21