Mardi Gras Cooking Demo

Saturday, February 15, 10am – 12pm

Laissez les bons temps rouler! Or, let the good times roll! Mardi Gras is coming up quick and what better way to celebrate than with food! Our instructor, Heather Artripe, is fresh back from New Orleans and eager to share her love and passion for The Big Easy with you.

Learn some history of New Orleans as well the history of some of its most iconic dishes. We will also go over some tips and tricks to make your food taste just like you were sitting in the middle of the French Quarter. Gumbo, Jambalaya, Maque Choux, and Pecan Praline Bread Pudding are on the menu!

Tickets are $20 per person and include the tasting experience. This event is limited to 15 participants. Tickets are non-refundable. (In the event that you are unable to use your ticket we will make every effort to resell your ticket and refund your money, but if we can’t find someone to purchase the seat, there will be no refund.)

To attend this workshop, you MUST pre-register HERE

Having trouble ordering or paying? Click here for a step-by-step guide.

For more information, contact us at info@ozarkfolkways.org

Madhuram (Sweet) India Cooking Demo

presented by Chef Anjana Mukhopadhyaya
Saturday, February 15, 2pm – 4pm

Sweets are an integral part of Indian cuisine, not only an important element of social gatherings and holidays, but also of religious ceremonies. No event is complete without some kind of a traditional sweet.

Learn to make several kinds of these important sweets including Sweet Gulab Jamuns soaked in rose scented syurp, Northern Indian Carrot Halwa delicately scented with cardamom and pistachios, Coconut Pithe, a traditional winter harvest dessert similar to crepes, and a uniquely flavored and  delicious Jaggery Ice Cream with cream made from a rare variety of palm sweetener found only in eastern parts of India.

Tickets are $30 per person and include the tasting experience. This event is limited to 20 participants. Tickets are non-refundable. (In the event that you are unable to use your ticket we will make every effort to resell your ticket and refund your money, but if we can’t find someone to purchase the seat, there will be no refund.)

To attend this workshop, you MUST pre-register HERE

Having trouble ordering or paying? Click here for a step-by-step guide.

For more information, contact us at info@ozarkfolkways.org

Yoga on the Mountain

Saturday, February 15, 2pm – 4pm

LeeAnn Woodrum, (CIYT) Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, will lead a two hour restorative workshop that will include an asana practice, pranayama and deep relaxation. All skill levels welcome. Bring a friend!

Iyengar yoga emphasizes correct alignment of all parts of the body within each yoga pose to promote stamina, strength-balance, and flexibility- and a new sense of well being.

Please bring a yoga mat and any props you have, including cushion and blanket (let us know if you need props).

Class fee is $15. This event is limited to 14 participants. Tickets are non-refundable. (In the event that you are unable to use your ticket we will make every effort to resell your ticket and refund your money, but if we can’t find someone to purchase the seat, there will be no refund.)

To attend this workshop, you MUST pre-register HERE

Having trouble ordering or paying? Click here for a step-by-step guide.

For more information, contact us at info@ozarkfolkways.org

Accordion Photo Frame Workshop

Saturday, February 15, 1pm-4pm

Learn a great way to display your photos! This accordion structure photo frame book is made of acid free bookboard, covered with acid free decorative papers. When open, this book measures 4.75” x 15.5” and will hold four 2.5” X 3.5” photo prints. Photos slip in the frame and can be easily changed. This book does not require any prior bookbinding experience. Students will choose from a variety of papers and will be provided with written instructions. All supplies are included.

Helen Kwiatkowski is a visual artist and bookbinder. She is a recently retired art professor from the University of Mary Hardin Baylor in Texas, where she taught 2- Design, Mixed Media and Book Arts. Her work has been exhibited nationally. In 2009 her work was included in the Texas Biennial: An Independent Survey of Contemporary Art in Texas. More recently, her work was included in Her Texas: Story, Image Poem & Song (A collection by Texas women artists, writers and thinkers), published by Wings Press in 2015. She now resides in Fayetteville where she continues to make art and teach workshops.

Class fee is $50 per person and includes all materials. Tickets are non-refundable. (In the event that you are unable to use your ticket we will make every effort to resell your ticket and refund your money, but if we can’t find someone to purchase the seat, there will be no refund.)

To attend this workshop, you MUST pre-register HERE

Having trouble ordering or paying? Click here for a step-by-step guide.

For more information, contact us at info@ozarkfolkways.org

Willi Carlisle Concert

Saturday, February 22, 3 p.m.


Willi Carlisle is, according to The Washington Post, “powerful…both down-home and brainy.” With years of collecting folklore, playing or calling square dances, and working in the avant-garde, Willi Carlisle is a multi-faceted writer, performer, and instrumentalist on banjo, fiddle, guitar, accordion, and more!

Admission is free but a $10 donation supports Willi and the mission of Ozark Folkways.