Archives for 2013

Remodeled conference center now open in Fairfield Bay

Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette By Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer This article was published November 24, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. The Our Towne Conference and Visitor Center at Fairfield Bay has taken on new life. Closed in 2002, the center was reopened Oct. 12, with Bob and Wilba Thompson as directors of the facility. “It was in terrible disrepair,” Bob Thompson said. “At one time, the … [Read more...]

North Central Arkansas Art Gallery A Fun Place to Visit

Looking for a fun and creative activity? Then, the North Central Arkansas Art Gallery in The Our Towne Conference and Visitor Center at Fairfield Bay is the place to visit. Recently, the Peacock family, from Jacksonville, came to visit their grandparents, Don & Charlotte Rierson. This was a home school field trip planned to see their Grand Mom’s One Woman Art Exhibit at the Fairfield Bay … [Read more...]

Photos: Our Towne Conference & Visitor Center Grand Opening

Click on the thumbnails below to get a larger view of the photos from our grand opening on October 12, 2013 which coincided with a full day of activities leading up to Storyfest at the Bay. Festivities included tours of our newly renovated facility as well as coffee & pastries. … [Read more...]

Newly Renovated Fairfield Bay Conference Center to Host Conferences, Theater Performances, and Art Shows

Fairfield Bay will be hosting conferences, theater performances, art shows and much more in the fall. It’s no rumor that the old conference center is getting the make-over it truly deserves and will once again be an important part of Fairfield Bay. This web site – “Our Towne Conference and Visitor Center at Fairfield Bay” is now under construction. We are in the process of revivingthe wonderful … [Read more...]

Bob and Wilba Thompson chosen as new Directors of Our Towne Conference and Visitor Center

The City of Fairfield Bay is pleased to announce a professional service’s contract with Bob and Wilba Thompson to co-manage the Fairfield Bay Conference Center, which is being renamed ‘Our Towne Conference and Visitor’s Center.’ Bob and Wilba have extensive professional backgrounds. Bob’s background as a Chemical Engineer included numerous leadership positions in sales and training for Buckman … [Read more...]

Conference Center Progress Update

Progress continues at Our Towne Conference & Visitors Center. The carpet is being installed, finishing touches on the painting is being done, the theater seating has been installed and everyone that donated has a plaque on the back. Work in the kitchen is progressing and tours for potential clients continue. Saturday, October 12 is just around the corner and excitement is building for the … [Read more...]

Conference Center Tours & Fund-Raising Continues

As we had to cancel our two conference center tours last week we will extend the tours through August 7 & 8. The tours will be conducted on Wednesday morning, August 7, starting at 10 a.m. and Thursday afternoon, August 8, starting at 1 p.m. Please call and specify time at 884-4202. Our fundraising efforts continue as we strive to raise the $150,000 needed to reach our ultimate goal of … [Read more...]

What’s going on at the Fairfield Bay Conference Center?

It is now time and all the conditions are in place to show everyone what is going on at the conference center. For one thing it will have a new name, Our Towne Conference and Visitor Center at Fairfield Bay. Over the last several months thanks to our Mayor and the City Council, Fairfield Bay will now have a fresh new welcome center, as well as a much needed meeting and conference center. The … [Read more...]

See The Progress At The Conference Center

It is now time and all the conditions are in place to show everyone what is going on at the conference center. For one thing it will have a new name, Our Towne Conference and Visitor Center at Fairfield Bay. We will now have a fresh new welcome center, as well as a much needed meeting and conference center. The center will also house a vibrant community performing arts theatre. We have also taken … [Read more...]