Monday, March 15, 2021 - Friday, March 19, 2021

Advanced Broom Making

Ozark Folk Center State Park
Advanced Broom Making

What to know

Go beyond the basics with color, design, layers, and plaiting patterns to make your handcrafted brooms as beautiful as they are functional. All broomcorn, wire, twine and handle material is provide in the class fee. You may bring your own sticks for handles if desired. Email Ozark Folk Center Broomsquire Shawn Hoefer directly at [email protected] with any questions.

A nonrefundable fee is to be paid upon registration. An additional class and materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class. Shawn accepts cash/check/credit card. Registration closes two weeks prior to the beginning of class.

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Meet your instructors:
Shawn Hoefer and Radha Larson have been making brooms for more than a decade. They have developed many unique styles and techniques. Shawn and Radha have been recognized for the quality and craftsmanship of their broom by not only the 4,000 people who buy their brooms each year, but also by the Monahan Partners, who sponsor the National Craft Broom Competition in Arcola, Illinois each September. Both Shawn and Lena have won the championship several times, and even more impressive, their students often enter, place and win.

Looking for lodging? The Cabins at Dry Creek are located in the park just down the hill from your classroom. These comfortable, climate-controlled duplex rooms are newly remodeled and offer a private bathroom, queen-sized beds, microwave, and refrigerator. We offer discounts for students staying 3 or more nights. Call (870) 269-3871 to book your stay.

1032 Park Avenue
Mountain View, AR 72560