May 1-7, 2018 Ozark Folk Center News and Events
May 5, 2018
8 p.m. – 5 p.m.
White Oak Auditorium
Build your herbal knowledge with herbalists Emily Rush, Susan Belsinger, Chris Cosby, Tina Marie Wilcox and mycologist, Jay Justice. Topics include, Medicinal Mushrooms of Arkansas; Herbal Remedies for Stress and Anxiety; Hops, Herb of the Year; The Medicine of Home; and Understanding Plant Mucilage.The annual Medicinal Herb Workshop is educational, entertaining and a feast for all the senses. A Cinco de Mayo-inspired herbal luncheon is included in the workshop fee.
Registration $100. Pre-registration required. To register call the Ozark Folk Center State Park at 870-269-3851 #1. You can download the registration form for more information.
May 4, 2018
Evening Concert starts at 7 p.m.
Craft Village Matinee 2 – 3 p.m.
Make a day of it with an all day pass that includes two shows and entry into the Craft Village featuring 22 artisan shops. It’s a unique experience to see these incredible artisans at work, visit with them about their craft, and buy local. All this for about $20.
Follow the ticket link to buy tickets and call 1-870-269-3851 & Press 1 to talk to our staff directly with questions and/or to book a cabin.
Join Ozark Folk Center musicians for an outdoor concert underneath the shade of the big oak tree on the Court Square in Mountain View; concerts are the first Sunday of every month May through October. Musicians perform from 2-3 with a picking to follow. Bring your instruments and join in the fun. Concerts are sponsored in part by Stone Bank. Admission is Free.
June 21, 2018
This Week’s Skillet Restaurant Specials May 1-7, 2018
The Skillet Restaurant is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Saturday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday
Breakfast Buffet every Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m.- 10:45 a.m.
Sunday Skillet’s famous Fried Chicken Buffet 11a.m.- 2 p.m.
Lunch Specials 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
Crispy Chicken Salad (A bed of fresh salad mix topped with tomatoes, shredded cheese, sliced red onions, croutons and crispy fried chicken breast served with your choice of dressing) for $7.95
Chef’s Special of the Day … $6.95
Skillet breakfast (served in an iron skillet) fried potatoes, grilled peppers, onions, bacon, two fried eggs $6.95, without meat $5.95
FRIDAY NIGHTS IN May & June:
THREE COURSE DINNER FOR TWO
Appetizer: cheese curds, Entrée: Bacon wrapped chicken breast, Dessert: apple or peach cobbler $17.95
SATURDAY NIGHTS IN May & June:
PRIME RIB: A fresh tender cut of Prime Beef marinated in fresh herb butter, sure to melt in your mouth served with a baked potato and one trip salad bar $17.95.
The Purple Hulls
This week, talented twin Texan bluegrass and gospel duo The Purple Hulls recorded live at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View, Arkansas. Also, interviews with these identical virtuosos. Mark Jones offers an archival recording of Ozark original Donnie Dutton performing the traditional tune “Wildwood Flower.” Writer, professor, and historian Dr. Brooks Blevins recounts the American geographer, geologist, and ethnologist Henry Schoolcraft’s experience in the early Ozark region.
Catch this episode and more on Ozark Highlands Radio.
Performing this Week at Ozark Folk Center State Park
Daytime Music 10:15, 11:15, 12:15, 1:45, 2:45, 3:45
Craft Village open Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Music Auditorium doors open at 6 p.m. Show starts at 7:00
Tuesday, May 1
Daytime Musicians: Five South
Wednesday, May 2
Daytime Musicians: Jerry and Tom
Weekly Garden Tour at Noon, starting on the Bessie Moore Deck
Thursday, May 3
Daytime Musicians: Apple & Setser
Noon Program starting on the Bessie Moore Deck: The Rock Tales & More, the Foundations of Stone County with Charles Widmer
Evening: Chinkypin, Here Comes Trouble, George Hulsey & Friends, Love Holler, and Flathoof Stringband
Friday, May 4
Daytime Musicians: Whoa Mule
Special Matinee 2 –3 p.m.—Bonnie Montgomery
Evening: Special Feature Performer—Bonnie Montgomery with Grace Stormont and Five South
Saturday, May 5
Daytime Musicians: Lee Mountain Ramblers
Evening: Flat Broke, Pretty Little Miss, Samuel Blake, Kathy Jensen, and Possum Juice
*Schedule Subject to Change
Our mailing address is:
Mountain View, AR 72560