News Community Obituaries Recreation Opinion Religion Special Sections Photos Contact Us Email Updates

History of tennis in Bella Vista

A program on the history of tennis in Bella Vista will be presented by Paul Pautsch, a former tennis pro in Bella Vista, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16, at the museum. Paul was the tennis pro in Bella Vista for many years and just recently completed his 25th year of working the Cancer Challenge fundraiser. Prior to that, he worked on the annual Phillips Classic fundraiser. There is no charge to attend this event and light refreshments are always a part.

Log Cabin project

The Log Cabin project is still underway and donations for this project are very much welcome, either through the gofundme/cabin fever account online or through payments left at or mailed to the museum. The mailing address is 1885 Bella Vista Way, Bella Vista AR 72714. All donors of $100 or more will be recognized with a plaque inside the cabin.

Hours of operation

The Historical Museum is located at the corner of U.S. Highway 71 and Kingsland Road, and is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. The phone number is 479-855-2335, and website is

Gift shop merchandise

The museum gift shop hosts items not found anywhere else in Bella Vista, including Bella Vista T-shirts, jigsaw puzzles with Bella Vista scenes, magnets, Christmas tree ornaments, postcards and more. There are even vintage items for sale no longer wanted by their owners that have been donated to the museum in its fundraising effort. Stop by often to get your hands on one of those items! We will soon sell city logo baseball caps. Great gift ideas for any occasion are at the museum.

Private tours available

Private tours of the museum are available outside of normal open hours for church groups, students, civic clubs, businesses, etc. To arrange for a tour, leave a message at the museum, 479-855-2335, or contact Xyta Lucas at 479-876-6118.

General News on 08/08/2018

Print Headline: Historical Museum News

Sponsor Content