Calendar of Events


Jul15

AAZK Keeper's Week

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

A week set aside by the AAZK to celebrate the hard work and dedication involved with being an animal keeper. As a member of the AAZK, Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge plans to spend the week honoring our team for everything they do to help care for the animals that call Turpentine Creek home. Learn More

Oct27

Howl-O-Ween Spooktacular

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

Don't be a scaredy cat during this family-friendly nighttime fundraiser. Join the Refuge as they turn their property into an open-air haunted house, brooding with lions, tigers...and the occasional princess. Costume contests, games, giveaways, hayrides, and nocturnal animals await you for the only time of year the Refuge is open during the dark of night! Entry fees are normal pricing of $20 for adults, $15 for teens (13-19), $10 for children (4-12)/Seniors (65+)/Military, and children under 3 are free. If you visit the refuge earlier in the day your pass from then will still be valid for the night event. Learn More

Nov04

Bam Bam Day

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

Join TCWR and Eureka Springs residents as they celebrate Bam Bam, the Refuge's gregarious grizzly. This sociable brown bear has a lot of personality and character, so visit the Refuge to learn why Bam Bam has a namesake day all to himself. Normal entry pricing: $20 adults, $15 teens (13-19), $10 kids (4-12)/Seniors(65+)/Military, children under 3 are free. Learn More

Nov22

Thanksgiving

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

We have shorter hours on Thanksgiving. We will only be open from 8a-2pm. Tours will still go out every hour on the hour from 10a-12p. Learn More

Nov27

GivingTuesday at TCWR

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

An annual day of giving, #GivingTuesday is the kickoff of the Giving Season and the start of end of year Giving. Help us, help them and join us on Nov. 27, 2018 for #GivingTuesday. Learn More

Dec24

Christmas Eve

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

We will be closing EARLY on Christmas Eve. We will be open from 9a-2p. Tours will leave every hour on the hour from 10a-12p. Learn More

Dec25

Christmas Day CLOSED

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

We will be CLOSED on Christmas day! We will not be open. Learn More

Jan01

New Years Day

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

We will be opening LATE on New Year's day. We will be open from 10a-5p. Tours will leave every hour on the hour from 11a-3p. Learn More