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EVENTS Ac­ci­dent School Reunion

The Ac­ci­dent School reunion will be held at 11 a.m. Satur­day, Oct. 13, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory. Ac­ci­dent was a ru­ral school lo­cated north­east of Springdale; classes were held there from the 1870s un­til con­sol­i­da­tion with Springdale in 1949. All for­mer Ac­ci­dent School stu­dents, teach­ers, fam­ily, and friends are in­vited.

Women’s His­tory Ex­hibit

First Per­son Plu­ral, an ex­hibit ex­plor­ing life sto­ries of 30 Arkansas women who came of age in the 20th cen­tury, opens Mon­day, Oct. 15, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory. The ex­hibit will be on dis­play through Jan. 5, 2019.

Odd Fel­lows His­tory

Shiloh Mu­seum outreach co­or­di­na­tor Susan Young will present a pro­gram en­ti­tled, “Odd Fel­lows in the Ozarks,” at noon Wed­nes­day, Oct. 17, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory. Young will dis­cuss the lo­cal his­tory of the world­wide fra­ter­nal or­ga­ni­za­tion known as the In­de­pen­dent Order of Odd Fel­lows.

Make a Bird Feeder

Just in time to help our lo­cal wild birds get ready for win­ter, chil­dren of all ages are in­vited to make and take a pine cone bird feeder at the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory from 10-11 a.m. Satur­day, Oct. 20. The pro­gram is part of the mu­seum’s Shiloh Satur­day series for fam­i­lies.

Old-Time Singing School

The North­west Arkansas Sa­cred Harp Singers will hold an old-time gospel singing school in the Shiloh Meet­ing Hall in down­town Springdale from 6:30-8 p.m. Fri­day, Oct. 26. The school will be taught by Matt Bell of Mem­phis, Tenn.

“Sa­cred Harp singing is full of his­tory and tra­di­tion that dates back to the 1700s,” said Syd Cald­well, a mem­ber of the North­west Arkansas Sa­cred Harp Singers. “In the song­books we use, each note on the mu­si­cal scale is rep­re­sented by a dif­fer­ent geo­met­ric shape. In the old days, this was an easy way to teach folks how to read mu­sic,” ex­plained Cald­well.

The singing school will be fol­lowed with an old­fash­ioned singing con­ven­tion from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Satur­day, Oct. 27. A potluck din­ner will be served at noon.

All ac­tiv­i­ties are free. Regis­tra­tion is not re­quired. The Shiloh Meet­ing Hall is lo­cated at 121 W. Huntsville Av­enue; the park­ing lot is ac­ces­si­ble from Price Av­enue.


LifeWrit­ers, a group for peo­ple in­ter­ested in writ­ing the sto­ries of their own lives or those of fam­ily and friends, will meet at 10 a.m. Mon­day, Oct. 15, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory.

For in­for­ma­tion, call June Jef­fer­son at 790-2588 or visit shilohmu­

Civil War Roundtable

The North­west Arkansas Civil War Roundtable will meet at 7 p.m. Thurs­day, Oct. 25, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory.

Wire­less So­ci­ety

The Ozark Wire­less So­ci­ety will meet at 10 a.m. Satur­day, Oct. 27, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory.

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