What to know
A host of free and fun family-orientated events will take place at Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area Sunday October 6, 2019. Activities will take place at Historical Van
Winkle Hollow as well as the visitor center, both located on Hwy 12 east of Rogers. Bring the entire family to discover the past.
Schedule - Historic Van Winkle Hollow 1– 4 p.m.
There will be a blacksmith demonstration, early food preservation, old-timey games, music, stone tool making demonstration, Van Winkle historical presentation, pearling (button making), a mountain woman, Ozark chinquapin and dowsing demonstration, a Civil War soldier, Dutch oven demonstration, "snake oil” salesman, pioneer homesteader, tall tale tellers, and a bow maker.
Schedule Hobbs State Park Visitor Center 1 – 4 p.m.
Craft demonstrations will include weavers, tatters, spinners, and smockers. There will also be educational “table top” demonstrations, music, and short hikes.
Free Shuttle: Please park at the visitor center parking lot on Hwy. 12 just east of the Hwy. 12/War Eagle Road intersection. The free shuttle will run constantly from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. between the visitor center and Historic Van Winkle Trail. All of these family activities are free and the public is welcome. For more information, call: (479) 789-5000.