Mountain View, Arkansas – – On Friday and Saturday, November 7 and 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Craft Village at the Ozark Folk Center State Park is open free of charge to coincide with the Mountain View Bluegrass Association’s Fall Festival.

Looking for a place to do some unique holiday shopping? The Ozark Folk Center State Park Crafts Village has more than 20 artisans demonstrating, making and selling traditional and contemporary Ozark heritage crafts. Craft shops in the park include basket weaving, broom making, blacksmithing, pottery making, knife making, weaving, quilting, wood carving, yarn spinning, soap making, stained glass, jewelry making, dress making, herb gardening, coopering, doll making, candle making, and more. Between the beginning of April and the end of November, the Ozark Folk Center State Park offers visitors a chance to experience the living tradition of Ozark craftsmanship and visit with the people who make their living with these crafts.

The Village is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday- Saturday. Regular admission to the park is $12 for adults and $7 for children. A family pass is $29.50. Contact the park at 870-269-3851 for more information. Come visit us, meet the friendly people, enjoy the beautiful scenery, and find out why we treasure our Ozark heritage.

The mission of Ozark Folk Center State Park is to perpetuate, present and promote the Ozark way of life in an educational and enjoyable manner; through craft demonstrations, musical programs, the Heritage Herb Garden, workshops and other special events.   Visit the web site at www.ozarkfolkcenter.com for more information on classes, concerts and the Ozark way of life.