Artisans Market on the Square at Bean Fest in Mountain View will be Oct. 25 and 26.  Friday, hours are 11 to 6, and Saturday,  9 to 4 with returning flame-worked bead makers Maria Smith, and Sage and Tom Holland.  Look for Liz and Lewie Lloyd, knifemaker and woodturner, Doris Fountain’s fabric décor and Santas, Tammy Sue Pope’s goat milk soaps and lotions, and Christy Marchand’s, Whimzee Glass art.  Dave and Deb Leedham, the Spoonworks, will bring their hand-carved boat paddles as well as kitchen spoons.  Aaron Gschwandeggar, Fallen Pine, photographs and frames prints of birds and butterflies, creates fabric designs for home decor. New to the Artisans Market will be Barney and Gail Kyzar with their painted gourd art and Barb Cornett will bring stained and fused glass creations for hanging or tabletop display. Cindy Rice’s crocheted accessory business, Bad Hair Day Hats, in case it’s windy and cold, you’ll be covered.
Cherie and Jon Brandhorst, Beers & Gearz, have knitted glass jar carrying covers for craft beers, plus their gear themed jewelry.  Marty and Norma Matthews will again bring lots of quilts and woodcrafts. Casey Marshall, Flying Pig Guitars, makes novelty instruments like cigar box guitars and toilet seat banjos, with optional amplification, in case you forget to bring your instrument for the jam sessions around the Square.  Muffet Pirani, Ponderosa Bliss is makes candles inside vintage glass glassware.
Don’t miss Bean Fest and the colorful fall foliage of the Ozarks.  Artisans Market on the Square is behind the white picket fence north of the Courthouse at 113 W. Washington featuring arts and crafts by members and juried guests of the Arkansas Craft Guild.  Learn more about the 2 day festival with parade, outhouse race, free beans and cornbread on Saturday sponsored by the Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce.