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  1. Dragons and Crows Invade Winslow

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    October 23, 2013 by wcobserver

    Crescent Dragonwagon

    Special to the Observer from John Ford — Ozark Folkways will be host to two literary events in November with famed author Crescent Dragonwagon and local music legend Crow Johnson Evans. Billed as “An Evening With Crow and Crescent” and “Until Just Moistened, A One Woman Show with Crumbs”, both events take place at Ozark Folkways in Winslow during the second week of November.

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  2. Things are Always Cook’n at Winslow

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    August 10, 2013 by wcobserver

    Community kitchen at Ozark Folkways

    Whether you call it social capital or community sprite there seems to be plenty of it in the village and hills around Winslow, Arkansas. The town without a school, in the corner of county bubbles with creativity, energy and projects that keep the little community not just alive, but exuberant. If a Christmas Parade, Winfest, Forth Fireworks, Labor Day Picnic, Farmers Market, Community Meals, Half Marathan Run, Free Little Libraries, Recycling, Monthly Newsletter, Community Theater aren’t enough now they have a community kitchen. Here is a report by Rebecca Buchanan from Ozark Folkways about the new kitchen. Dear Friends of Folkways, I am proud to share the amazing “ongoing” creation story of the “Adair Ford Levine Rural Community Kitchen”  at Ozark Folkways. I say ongoing, because we are not done yet! I am, happy to say, we are inching closer each day to our dream, multi-use, rural community teaching kitchen. As amazing as you will  find the collaborative nature of this endeavor, the effort, as I said, is ongoing, so the document you are viewing does not contain a complete listing of the gifts of time, energy and money donated. That changes every week. And that is EXCITING! We would like it …

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  3. Get Friendly

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    November 13, 2012 by wcobserver

    Become a “Friend of Folkways!” We are forming a new group to help support Ozark Folkways each year, and we’re simply calling it: Friends of Folkways. We have so many dear friends, volunteers, and supporters locally and all across the country who have supported us over the years, now we want to offer a few gifts back to you for your continued support.

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  4. What’s Coming Up?

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    September 10, 2011 by wcobserver

    We are building a stage on the grounds of Ozark Folkways. The Washington County Observer printed a drawing of the stage in last week’s edition. The original idea for the stage came to John James and his wife Lisa this past May at our Heritage Day celebration, while Fred Derwin drafted the detailed design and drawings. It is a beautiful simple design, isn’t it?

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  5. Plans Unveiled for Outdoor Stage

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    September 1, 2011 by wcobserver

    Drawings for a covered outdoor music stage at Ozark Folkways were unveiled last week as the non-profit organization kicked-off a fundraising campaign to raise $10,000 to “raise the stage.”

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  6. Stage Plans Progressing, New Artist Showing

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    August 28, 2011 by wcobserver

    Yes, it’s happened. I have become so overwhelmed with all the wonderful things happening at Ozark Folkways, that I now have to be reminded to write my articles, attend planning meetings, and teach my own classes!

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  7. Camp Introduces Youth to Stone Masonry

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    August 4, 2011 by wcobserver

    As demand for manufactured stone increases, stone masons worry that their craft may be a dying art, but a camp last week at Ozark Folkways aimed to introduce stone masonry to a new generation.

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