Welcome to Ozark Folkways

Located in historic (and historically funky!) Winslow, Ozark Folkways is where the art of today meets the craft traditions of generations past; and music, food, fun and family reach across generations to bring people together.

Apart from the everyday offerings of art and crafts, we have a number of special events coming up over the next few months. There’s bound to be something for you …

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“Dia de los Muertos” PotLuck Saturday October 25th

We will be celebrating Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Saturday October 25th at 7:00 p.m.

Come join us at Ozark Folkways in Winslow to celebrate the lives of those we lost this year and in years past.
Remembering the good!

For more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/468895613250781/

Rebecca Buchanan
Director
Ozark Folkways

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Writing Class with Velda Brotherton

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Saturday, October 24 — 10 am until 5 pm

  • WRITING AND PROMOTING IN TODAY’S MARKET: for those just beginning to those with a book finished. I’ll cover what to do to get started as a writer.
  • KICKSTARTING YOUR CAREER: steps toward publishing, selling and promoting.
  • BECOMING A SUCCESSFUL WRITER: what to do once you’ve finished your story or novel.

You may bring your computer or just pads of paper and pens, but be prepared to work. This is not just a listening workshop!

Cost is $35 per person. Meals not included.
To sign up, just call Ozark Folkways at 479-634-3791.

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Edible, Poisonous, and Medicinal Mushrooms and Fungi of Arkansas

Jay Justice

Jay Justice, mycologist


Sunday, November 2 — Lecture begins at 1:00 pm, nature walk at 2:30, dinner after 5:00 pm

Jay Justice is a retired epidemiologist who formerly worked at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality. He is a co-founder and scientific advisor for the Arkansas Mycological Society (1982) and a scientific advisor to the Cumberland Mycological Society as well as a chief mycologist for the Missouri Mycological Society. Mr Justice will offer a presentation on wild mushrooms followed by a outdoor nature walk during which he will identify native mushrooms and — if possible — collect mushrooms to be used to prepare a dinner for participants later in the evening.

Cost is $40 per person, which includes dinner.
To sign up, just call Ozark Folkways at 479-634-3791.

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Boston Mountain Sewing Group

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Fourth Saturday of each month, 10:00 am – Noon
Tips and techniques for your sewing projects.
To sign up, just email classes@oliveloom.com
Cost is $5.00 per person

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Wool and Wheel Handspinners Guild

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Third Saturday of each month, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Carrying on one of the great fiber arts traditions of the Ozarks.

For more information, contact Ozark Folkways by email at director@folkways.arcoxmail.com or call 479-634-3791.

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