you would like to go for a horseback trail ride, there is a stable just down the road. You can choose a 1, 2 hour or longer
ride. You can enjoy the sun on your back, the sounds of the birds and the flowing creek while relaxing to the rythmic gait
of the horse doing all the work!
If you like, bring your own horse!
Details on Upcoming Events Coming Soon!!For more information
on events contact Mtn. View Chamber of Commerce at (870)269-8068
February 19 - 21, 2009, 3-day event The Ozark Folk Center Cozy Comfort Quilt Retreat.
|Feb. 21||2nd Annual Ozark Seed Swap February 21, 2009.The 2nd annual Ozark Seed Swap will be hosted by Co-sponsors. |
|Feb. 21 |
Sylamo Trail 50K Run Feb. 21st.
|March 12-14||Annual Spring BlMarch 12 - 14, 2009, 3-day event.This annual event is held
at the Ozark Folk Center |
|March 13-14||Days of 3 Syllamo Stage R - March
13 - 15. Three runs will be held within the Sylamore Ranger District, and 90% on single-track trails including the North Sylamore
Creek Trail, Sylamore Creek horse trails, and the Syllamo mountain bike trails. www.3DaysofSyllamo.org|
& Handmade Craft Show. March 13 - 14, 2009, 2-day event.The peaceful winter season
gives crafters in the Ozarks a chance to work. Celebrity Concert with The Boys of the Lough. March 15, 2009. "One of
the finest bands in Celtic traditional music." |
2009 OZARK FOLK
SCHOOL March 15 - 20, 2009, 6-day event.Join us in what the Ozark Folk Center is really about! Study for a week. Folk
School Concert March 19, 2009.Join us for a great evening.
|March 15||Celebrity Concert March
15th. The Boys of The Lough.|
21||Stone County Scholarship Foundation Concert. March
21, 2009This annual fundraiser helps to provide high school seniors scholarship.|
|March 22-24||Ozark Folk School - Session 2 March 22 - 24, 2009, 3-day event. Can't get away for a full week? Want to take more
than just one week? |
|March 27-28||Medicinal Herb Workshop
Herbal Field Trip. March 27-28, 2009, 2-day event.|
|March 27-28||Friday, March 27 and Saturday March
28 ---Board the Ozark Folk Center bus for an excursion.|
|March 28||Still on the Hill---March
28, 2009 If you have ever seen Still on the Hill perform, WOW!!!|
|April 4||Jean Jennings Scholarship
Concert. April 4, 2009. Come join us for an entertaining evening that will raise funds to send. |
|April 10-12||Intermediate Pottery Class - Focus on Glazes. April 10 - 12, 2009, 3-day event. This class will review fundamental
throwing and trimming techniques. |
Volunteer Days at the Craft Village. April 14-15,
2009, 2-day event. Join us for some good old-fashioned fun as we clean-up, pot-luck.
Timbo Gun & Knife Show - 870-746-4349
- April 11 & 12. Timbo Volunteer Fire Department Gun and Knife Show. Event to be held at Stone County Fairgrounds. Over
90 tables of guns and knives on display. Benefits go to purchase equipment to better serve the community.
Open House April 17 - 19, 2009, 3-day event. During the 2009 Arkansas Folk Festival, April 17, 18, & 19.
|April 23-25||Dulcimer Jamboree: A Traditional Music Event April 23 - 25, 2009, 3-day event. 32nd Annual Event.|
|April 26||Sunday Gospel Concert April 26, 2009 A program of traditional Gospel music.|
Herb Feast April 30, 2009. |
Syllamo's Revenge - 5th Annual Syllamo's
Revenge May 2nd. - Mountain Bike Challenge. 40 plus miles of awesome mountain biking through the beautiful Ozark Mountains
offering changing scenery and beautiful views of the Ozarks.
Copper Enameling Basics
with L.J. Smole May 1 - 2, 2009, 2-day event. It's amazing – finely ground glass and heat create a variety of
|May 1-2||Heritage Herb Spring Extravaganza Garden Fair in the Park May 1 - 2, 2009,
2-days. Dr. James Duke and Steven Foster, coauthors of A Peterson's Field Guide.|
Glass May 1 - 2, 2009, 2-day event.|
3-8||Elderhostel week May 3-8, 2009.|
Sunday Gospel Concert May 3, 2009 A program of traditional gospel music.
Roots Concert May 5, 2009 The Music Roots program is sponsored by the Committee of 100.
National Herb week Celebrated May 6 - 9, 2009, 4-day event Daily garden tours at 11.
|May 7-8||Beginning Knife Making with Tom Weir May 7 - 8, 2009, 2-day event. Arkansas has a long tradition of knife makers.
Join Tom Weir. |
|May 9||Hammer-In: A Knife Making Event May 9, 2009. Ozark Folk Center is proud
to host this top ranked cutting competition. |
Mother's Day Buffet at the Skillet Restaurant
May 10, 2009.Treat Mom and the family for a wonderful meal at the Skillet Restaurant.
Learn Leather Craft with Amy Lawrence May 11-12, 2009, 2-day event. Leather working is a time honored-tradition here
in the Ozarks.
|May 13-16||Garden Glory Days May 13-16, 2009, 4-day event. Daily garden tours at 11
|May 15-16||Volkswagen Festival - May 15-16 7th Annual Ozark Volkswagen Festival. Great fun
at this car show and swap meet at Taylor's Sons of the Ozarks. Bring your Volkswagen and your family and cruise the Ozarks.
Prizes, trophies and great music. 870-269-9597 www.OzarkVW.com|
|May 15-16||Thumb Picking Guitar Festival May 15 - 16, 2009, 2-day event. Merle Travis was a phenomenal showman and master of
the 'thumb picking'.|
Elderhostel Week May 17 - 22, 2009Bodger Basics with Shawn Hoefer
May 19 - 20, 2009, 2-day event.Wood turning doesn't have to involve complex tools.
Glory Days - May 20 - 23, 2009, 4-day event. Daily garden tours at 11 a.m. |
on Fine Metals with L.J. Smole. May 22 - 23, 2009, 2-day event.Taught by L.J. Smole, students will explore techniques used
for hot enameling. |
24||Decoration Day Gospel Concert May 24, 2009 A program
of traditional Patriotic and Gospel music. |
Memorial Day Celebration May 25,
2009 Listen to live acoustic music as you move through the Ozark Folk Center.
June 7 - 12, 2009.
7||Sunday Gospel Concert June 7, 2009 A program of
traditional Gospel music.|
8-11||Auto Harp Workshops June 8 - 11, 2009, 4-day event
Four days of instruction in a classroom environment.|
|June 9-10||Reed Baskets with Sharon Fernimen June
9 - 10, 2009, 2-day event Sharon Fernimen, Ozark Folk Center's basket weaver will lead you.|
Stained Glass June 12 - 13, 2009, 2-day event.
BBQ Competition June
13th - KCBS Smokin' on the
Square B-B-Q Competition. BBQ contest around the court house square. Lots of fun and food to try. Sanctioned by the Kansas
City Barbecue Society. It's sure to be a great hit.
|June 14-19||Elderhostel June 14
- 19, 2009 Chair Caning with Sheryl Irvine. June 16-17, 2009, 2-day event. Come join Sheryl Irvine, Ozark Folk Center's premier
|June 19-20||Irish Music and Dance with St. Louis Irish Arts June 19 - 20, 2009, 2-day
event. St. Louis Irish Arts brings a lively group of young people! |
|June 19-20||Stone Set Jewelry with
L.J. Smole June 19 - 20, 2009, 2-day event. It's hard to ignore the beauty of semi-precious stones. |
Creative Candle making with Marilyn Dowdy June 22 - 23, 2009, 2-day event. Learn how to make everything from functional
lights to enjoyable gifts.
An Ancient Voice on the Wind June 22 - 26, 2009,
5-day event. Cedar flutes, made in the Native American style.
|June 29-30||Spirit Carving
with Bill Standard June 29 - 30, 2009, 2-day event. Let Bill Standard, OFC Woodcarver, teach you.|
|July 1-3||Herbal Cold Soap Making with Marion Spear July 1 - 3, 2009, 3-day event. You don't have to spend hours bending over
a big iron pot! |
|July 3-4||4th of July - July
3-4 Old Time Gathering on the Square. Come join the small town festivities of games on the square, music and watermelons along
with good old time fun. A fireworks celebration concludes the festivities.|
Gospel Concert July 5, 2009 A program of traditional Gospel music.
Natural Dyeing July 6 - 8, 2009, 3-day event.
Old Time String Band
Week: A Traditional Music Event July 6 - 9, 2009, 4-day event. Join us for four days of instruction in old-time sting band
Ozark Folk Center Day Camp (Ages 8-12) July 6 - 10, 2009, 5-day event.
This week will allow you to make soap sculptures, pottery and pasta.
Annual National Shape Note Gathering: A Traditional Music Event July 9 - 11, 2009, 3-day event.Come to participate or just
to experience old time singing.|
10-11||Stained Glass July 10 - 11, 2009, 2-day event 3D Stars|
|July 13-15||Advanced Needle Felt Sculpture July 13 - 15, 2009, 3-day event.Glenda Hershberger, Ozark Folk Center's resident spinner.|
Great Smoky Mountain Cloggers July 16 - 18, 2009, 3-day event.From the mountains of North Carolina, the Great Smoky
Broom Making with Shawn Hoefer July 20 - 21, 2009,
2-day event. The art of broom-tying is an old Ozark Mountain craft.
|July 20-23||Mountain Dulcimer Workshops
July 20 - 23, 2009, 4-day event. Four days of instruction in a classroom environment. |
|July 20-24||Ozark Folk Center Day Camp (Ages 8-12) July 20 - 24, 2009, 5-day event.This week will allow you to make soap sculptures,
pottery and pasta.|
|July 25||Christmas in July with Marion Spear July 25, 2009. Join Marion Spear, gardener,
cook, musician and herbal instructor.|
The Women of Mountain Music July 25, 2009. This annual
event is not to be missed.
Slip Decorating on Clay with Judi Munn July 27
- 28, 2009, 2-day event.Ceramics students from beginner to intermediate levels.
Needle Baskets with Sharon Fernimen July 28 - 29, 2009, 2-day event.Pine Needle Baskets have existed for hundreds of years.
|August 2||Sunday Gospel Concert August 2, 2009. A program of traditional Gospel music.|
|August 3-6||Hammered Dulcimer Workshops August 3 - 6, 2009, 4-day event.Four days of instruction in a classroom environment.|
Cowboy Gathering August 7 - 8, 2009, 2-day event. Celebrate our heritage of life seen from the saddle. Two
days of music.
Intermediate Silver Smithing with L.J. Smole August 7 - 8, 2009, 2-day
event. The class will cover techniques in silversmithing.
|August 7-8||Stained Glass August
7 - 8, 2009, 2-day event. Sun Catchers |
|August 8||Craft Master/Apprentice Reception &
Show August 8, 2009. Ozark Folk Center apprentices have been working hard all summer.|
|Aug. 14-15||Traingle Loom Weaving with Jeanette Larson August 14 - 15, 2009, 2-day event. Discover weaving outside the box with
a triangle loom.|
Mountains, Music & Motorcycles - August
21-23 This is a one of a kind event for Mountain View. With biker games , a poker run, and a bike show. There is something
for the biker in everyone. Prizes, Games, Music and Good Food for the whole family. (870)-269-8068.
Copper Enameling with L.J. Smole August 28 - 29, 2009, 2-day event. It's amazing – finely ground glass and
heat create a variety.
4-5||Intermediate Stone Setting with L.J. Smole September
4 - 5, 2009, 2-day event. This class will teach the additional techniques for setting cabochon stone.|
|Sept. 4-5||Stained Glass September 4 - 5, 2009, 2-day event. 10 Pieces or Less |
to Grandpa Jones September 4 - 5, 2009, 2-day event. Our annual tribute to Grandpa Jones.|
Gospel Concert September 6, 2009 A program of traditional Gospel music.
Elderhostel September 7 - 11, 2009. Gallery Walk.
|Sept. 10||September 10, 2009 Come
spend a special evening with the Ozark Folk Center Apprentices.|
|Sept 11-13||Folk Dance Days September
11 - 13, 2009, 3-day event. Three days of workshops for people of all ages in traditional styles.|
|Sept 14-15||Relief carving with Bill Standard September 14 - 15, 2009, 2-day event. Laugh and learn to carve beautiful dogwood
flowers and other highlights.|
Wire wrapped Jewelry with Linda Widmer September
16 - 17, 2009, 2-day event. Learn to make beautiful pendants, earrings and rings.
Jimmie Rodgers Tribute September 18 - 19, 2009, 2-day event. Known as the Father of Country Music.
|Sept 18-20||Off the Beaten Path - September
18 - 20. Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour. Come visit the studios of local artisans as they demonstrate and display their crafts.
Tour maps will be available for visitors to find the studios.|
Chuck Wagon Contest
- Sept 18 - 19. Old time chuck wagon cook off. Come see all the authentic chuck wagons and try some great old style
cooking. Wagons will be judged Friday and the food Competition will be judged at noon. Bring the whole family for this one
of a kind event.
19||The People: Their Culture and History September 19, 2009
Honoring the native peoples of the Ozarks and of other places in Arkansas.|
Sewing - Making a Tote - with Gail Lewis September 21, 2009 This class is designed for beginning seamstresses.
Basic Sewing - Making an Apron - with Gail Lewis September 21 - 22, 2009, 2-days. You can add this class to the one
above, or take it by itself.
23||Basic Sewing - Making a Skirt - with Gail Lewis September
23, 2009. You can add this class to the one above, or take it by itself.|
State Fiddle Championship September 25 - 26, 2009, 2-day event. Come and see the best fiddlers in the state of Arkansas compete!
|Oct. 2-3||Herb Harvest Fall Festival October 2 - 3, 2009, 2-day event. National Herb Day celebrated with a seminar form.|
Stained Glass October 2 - 3, 2009, 2-day event. Glass Boxes and Candle Holders.
Iron Tractor Show October 3, 2009 Bring your old tractor and farming implements or just come enjoy.
Tribute to Jimmy Driftwood - October 3, 2009 Jimmy Driftwood was a native-born Ozark singer and songwriter.
|Oct. 4||Sunday Gospel Concert October 4, 2009 A program of traditional Gospel music.|
Day Camp (ages 8 - 12) October 5 - 7, 2009, 3-day event. This week will allow you to make soap sculptures, pottery and pasta.|
Fire on the Mountain Hammerfest October 10, 2009. Hammers will be ringing all day as we celebrate Blacksmithing.
|Oct. 16-17||Making Beads from Sterling Silver (Intermediate) October 16 - 17, 2009, 2-day event. The class will cover techniques
|Oct. 10-11||Gun & Knife Show - Oct 10 - 11. Timbo Volunteer Fire Department
Gun and Knife Show Event to be held at Stone County Fairgrounds. Over 90 tables of guns and knives on display. Benefits go
to purchase equipment to better serve the community. 870-746-4349.|
Festival. October 20 - 31, 2009, 12-day event. Join us in the Ozark Folk Center craft village.|
Beanfest! - October 29 - 31. 27th Annual Bean Fest & Great Arkansas Championship Outhouse Races. Beans
and cornbread, music, dancing on Courthouse Square, handmade crafts and outrageous outhouse races.
After Dark in the Park Halloween at the Folk Center Oct. 31st.
it a Homemade Christmas Folk School Nov. 13-15th.|
|Nov. 12-14||Bluegrass Festival - November 12 - 14. Mountain View Bluegrass Festival.
Bluegrass Festival to be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the large auditorium of the Ozark Folk Center. Great bluegrass
music all weekend long. Single day pass or Festival pass available. |
Super Cruise - November 20 - 21. 2009 "Classic Car" Super Cruise. Classic and antique car gathering
at White River Hoedown parking lot. Great fun and great cars. Everyone welcome. For more information call 870-269-4161.Stone
County Annual Folk Festival
28-29||Caroling in the Caverns - Nov 28 & 29/ Caroling
in the Caverns - A Christmas Concert. Also Dec. 5,6,12,13,19,20th. Marvel at the beauty of astonishing formations
coupled with the sounds of caroling resounding through the caverns.|
|Dec. 5||Christmas Tree Lighting
Dec. 5th - Courthouse and Christmas Tree Lighting (Part of the Arkansas Parks & Tourism Christmas Trail of Lights). Experience
and Ozark Mountain Christmas! Historic Courthouse, town square and along Main Street come aglow with lights, music and