Rogers-Lowell Area News


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7/9/2019 Member News
Enjoy Free Family Activities at Hobbs State Park’s Fall Festival

A host of FREE and fun family-oriented events will take place at Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Activities will take place at Historical Van Winkle Hollow as well as the Park’s visitor center, both located on Hwy 12 east of Rogers. Bring the entire family to learn about how it was done in the past. 

Historic Van Winkle Hollow
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
• Blacksmith Demonstration
• Early Food Preservation
• Old Timey Games
• Music
• Stone Tool making Demonstration
• Van Winkle Historical Presentation
• Pearling (Button Making)
• Mountain Woman
• Ozark chinquapin and Dowsing Demo
• Civil War Soldier
• Dutch oven Demonstration
• “Snake Oil” Salesman
• Pioneer Homesteader
• Tall Tales Tellers
• Bow Maker
Hobbs State Park visitor center 
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
• See craft demonstrations:
o Weavers, Tatters, Spinners, and Smockers
• Educational “table top” demonstrations
• Music
• Short hikes

Free Shuttle: Park at the visitor center parking lot on Hwy. 12 just east of the Hwy. 12/War Eagle Road intersection. The free shuttle will run constantly from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. between the visitor center and Historic Van Winkle Trail.

All of these family activities are FREE and the public is welcome. For more information, call: 479-789-5000.