Herb Workshops


October 5, 2017
Lavish Herbal Feast
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Heritage Herb Garden Reception 6 p.m. Hosted by the Herb Society of America-Ozark Unit. Dress your Best!

Lavish Herbal Feast with a Taste of the Caribbean at the Skillet

Admission: $30 nonrefundable registration

Lavish Herbal Feast Menu

Contact: 870-269-3851 #1, ozarkfolkcenter@arkansas.com


October 6-7, 2017

Herb Harvest Fall Festival
Administration Building

This year's festival will connect the herbs and foods of Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean Basin to the Ozarks. Join Dr. Arthur Tucker, Steven Foster, Susan Belsinger, Pat Kenny and Kathleen Connole for two days of lively exploration. Register with deposit to save your space.
Workshop schedule: Click Here
Admission: Click Here for registration details

Separate registrations required for Lavish Herbal Feast and Herb Harvest Fall Festival.


Music Workshops

2018 Music Workshop information coming soon.

Craft Classes 2017

Basic Letterpress Printing
September 18-20, 2017 (3-day class)
taught by Troy Odom
Turn back the clock to a time when printing was produced using handset metal type and foot powered presses. In this three day class, you will learn the fundamentals of typesetting, composition lock up, press operation and bindery operations. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class

Stained Glass
September 18 & 19, 2017 (2-day class)
taught by Dona Sawyer
8 inch Square with Fall Leaf - Learn the basics of making stained glass the way Louis Camfort Tiffany did! You will learn how to make a pattern; cut and grind glass, apply copper foil and solder. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Introduction to Woodcarving
September 21-22
, 2017 (2-day class)
taught by Summer Woodsong
Have you ever wanted to learn wood carving?  This two day “hands on” class focuses on basic carving techniques and materials. Summer has been an avid whittler and carver throughout her life, but was fortunate to attend classes with a professional European wood carver for three years. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Double-Loop Leather Edge Braiding
September 23, 2017 (1-day class)
taught by Janice Clark
Learn or refine your mastery of double-loop edge braiding in this hands-on class.  Techniques of leather lacing, splicing new lace, and ending your project with a professional look will be taught.


Farmstead Cheesemaking
October 4, 2017 (1-day class)
taught by Jeanette Larson, 
Ozark Folk Center State Park Craft Director

Learn to make cheese like your grandmother did on the farm, but in a modern convenient kitchen of today.
Simple cheesemaking class; 4 hour class; $30 payable to Ozark Folk Center State Park when you register for the class. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Painting the Bob Ross Way
October 5, 2017
Painting can be a relaxing and enjoyable art. Come to the Ozark Folk Center State Park and learn to create your own unique beautiful paintings. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Basic Leather Crafting
October 14, 2017 (1-day class)
taught by Janice Clark
In this class you will learn basic leather crafting skills of tooling, staining, lacing and finishing. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Double-Loop Leather Edge Braiding
October 21, 2017 (1-day class)
taught by Janice Clark
Learn or refine your mastery of double-loop edge braiding in this hands-on class.  Techniques of leather lacing, splicing new lace, and ending your project with a professional look will be taught.


Stained Glass
October 23 & 24, 2017 (2-day class)
taught by Dona Sawyer
8 inch Square with Christmas Tree - Learn the basics of making stained glass the way Louis Camfort Tiffany did! You will learn how to make a pattern; cut and grind glass, apply copper foil and solder. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Double-Loop Leather Edge Braiding
November 3, 2017 (1-day class)
taught by Janice Clark
Learn or refine your mastery of double-loop edge braiding in this hands-on class.  Techniques of leather lacing, splicing new lace, and ending your project with a professional look will be taught.


Soap Making; Clean and Natural - This Class is Full
November 5 & 6, 2017 (2-day class)
taught by Linda Odom
In this two-day class you'll learn to make wholesome soaps using old-fashioned ingredients and modern methods. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class. This class is full

Basic Leather Crafting
November 10, 2017 (1-day class)
taught by Janice Clark
In this class you will learn basic leather crafting skills of tooling, staining, lacing and finishing. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.


Beginner Spinning
November 10-11, 2017 (2-day class)
by Rusti Barger
Take home your own skein of handspun as you spend a couple of days acquiring the peaceful and rewarding art of crafting your own yarn. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Basic Knitting
November 13, 2017 (1-day class)
by Rusti Barger
Spend a day in the mountains learning the time-honored techniques of knitting! We will cover all the basics needed to begin creating your own knitted pieces.  Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Knitting Lace & Shaping Knitted Pieces
by Rusti Barger
November 14, 2017 (1-day class)
The perfect followup to the springtime beginner knitting class! Take your basic knitting skills to the next level with various shaping & Lace-knitting techniques.  Make your own lace-patterned cotton spa/dish cloth, using various increases, decreases, and lace techniques. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Painting the Bob Ross Way
November 16, 2017
Painting can be a relaxing and enjoyable art. Come to the Ozark Folk Center State Park and learn to create your own unique beautiful paintings. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Cable Knitting
November 16, 2017 (1-day class)
by Rusti Barger
Once you have mastered beginning knitting techniques, make your next project amazing with cable knitting.  Make cabled headband/ear warmer using your newly acquired cabling skills. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.

Knitting in the Round on Circular Needles

November 17, 2017 (1-day class)
taught by Rusti Barger
Take the mystery out of knitting in the round with a friendly, low-stress approach to circular knitting.  Create your own knitted headband. Pre-registration is required and the deadline for this class is two weeks prior to date of class.


Ozark Holidays Craft Show

November 23 & 24, 2017

Admission is Free

Join Ozark Folk Center crafts people and their guest artisans for this exhibition of fine Ozark crafts. Held in conjunction with the award-winning Skillet Restaurant Thanksgiving Buffet, you can shop for one of a kind gifts and heirloom treasures while you wait for your table, or walk off your dinner while visiting the Craft Village.

Deadline for vendor applications is October 1.