Ozark Folk Center

A new weekly radio program brings the music of the Ozarks to public radio. Ozark Highlands Radio, a syndicated, hour-long program, is now broadcast on public radio stations across Arkansas, with 40 original episodes produced each year. Listeners can tune into the weekly episodes each weekend on these Arkansas public radio stations: KUAR 89.1 FM …
Expect tight harmonies, authentic soulful sounds, stellar instrumentals, and magnetic energy when The Steel Wheels take the stage at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. Based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, this dynamic four-piece string band marries old-time musical traditions with innovation and originality. …
The annual Ozark Seed Swap is set for May 23 in the Administration Building at Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View. The free event takes place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is cosponsored by OFC, ROOST, and the University of Central Arkansas at Conway. Got Whippoorwills, Razorbacks, Red Rippers, Pencil Cob, …
Arkansas State Parks are fun to visit year round with their hiking and mountain biking trails, playgrounds, campgrounds, swimming pools and wildlife. In autumn they rise to the occasion with leaves turning gorgeous hues of orange, red, and yellow, and programs that celebrate the harvest season. Here are some upcoming park programs for kids taking …
The Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View will offer several craft workshops during the spring break session from March 24 – 29. Select shops in the craft village will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for workshops and demonstrations. There are also opportunities to make a wool felt ball, a pinch …
The annual Ozark Christmas Feast and Dinner Theater, performed by Ozark Folk Center State Park staff, will be Friday, Dec. 13 at the park’s Skillet Restaurant in Mountain View. This year’s dinner theater production is an adaptation of the 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life.”  The dinner theater production is adapted to highlight the Ozark …
If you have an interest in herbs, there are two great upcoming events you’ll want to catch with herbal experts sharing tons of knowledge. Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area in Rogers will host a free program by Karyn Zaremba at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 23. Zaremba has been growing and using herbs in the Ozarks, …