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EVENTS Shiloh Mu­seum Sum­mer Camps

Open­ings are still avail­able for the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark History’s sum­mer camps for chil­dren. Campers will ex­plore the decades of the 1900s through the 1940s. Camp is based on the shaded grounds of the mu­seum. Snacks are pro­vided for both camps; lunch is pro­vided for campers at­tend­ing Ses­sion II.

Ses­sion II, for ages 11-14, takes place July 9-13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $45 for mu­seum mem­bers; $55 for non­mem­bers.

Space is lim­ited for camps; pr­ereg­is­tra­tion and pay­ment is re­quired. A lim­ited num­ber of schol­ar­ships are avail­able. For in­for­ma­tion, call Shiloh Mu­seum ed­u­ca­tion man­ager Judy Costello at 750-8165 or email jcostello@ spring­

Ur­ban Goat Tend­ing Work­shop

Greedy Goats of North­west Arkansas will hold a work­shop on ur­ban goat­tend­ing, Sat­ur­day, July 21, at the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark History.

Ses­sion One, from 9 to 10 a.m., will fo­cus on the ba­sics of small-scale goat rais­ing, in­clud­ing breeds, anatomy, goat psy­chol­ogy, diet, fenc­ing, hous­ing, and city or­di­nances.

Ses­sion Two, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., will fo­cus on nu­tri­tion, health, hy­giene, breed­ing, and milk­ing.

Both ses­sions will be led by Greedy Goats own­ers Connie Rieper-Estes and Jason Estes. Cost is $10 per ses­sion. Space is lim­ited; pr­ereg­is­tra­tion by June 30 is en­cour­aged. To reg­is­ter or for in­for­ma­tion, call the Shiloh Mu­seum, 750-8165.

History Re­source Fair

The Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark History will host the North­west Arkansas History Re­source Fair from 1-4:30 p.m. Sat­ur­day, July 14. Rep­re­sen­ta­tives from more 15 mu­se­ums, his­tor­i­cal and ge­nealog­i­cal so­ci­eties, ar­chives and preser­va­tion groups will be on hand to of­fer tips on re­search­ing lo­cal history, ge­neal­ogy, ar­chae­ol­ogy, Na­tive Amer­i­cans, cemeteries and his­toric build­ings.

Ozark Caves

John McFar­land, re­tired ge­ol­o­gist with the Arkansas Ge­o­log­i­cal Sur­vey, will dis­cuss the ge­ol­ogy of Ozark caves at noon Wed­nes­day, July 18, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark History.

Wood­carv­ing Demon­stra­tion

Wood­carver Joe Doster will demon­strate the craft of mak­ing wooden spoons dur­ing a pro­gram at the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark History from 10-11 a.m. Sat­ur­day, July 21. Doster is a mem­ber of the Arkansas Craft Guild and has taught classes in wood­work­ing and fur­ni­ture mak­ing for more than 20 years. The pro­gram is part of the mu­seum’s Shiloh Sat­ur­day se­ries for fam­i­lies.

Meet the Greedy Goats

Greedy Goats of North­west Arkansas will be at the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark History dur­ing a pro­gram for fam­i­lies from 10-11 a.m. Sat­ur­day, July 21. Vis­i­tors will have the op­por­tu­nity to meet the goats and their own­ers, Connie Rieper-Estes and Jason Estes, and find out more about Greedy Goats of North­west Arkansas, a veg­e­ta­tion man­age­ment busi­ness that uses goats to clear away un­wanted plants such as poi­son ivy, bush hon­ey­suckle, privet, and kudzu.


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, July 16, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark History. For in­for­ma­tion, call

June Jefferson at 790-2588 or visit shilohmu­


The Tell­ers of Tales sto­ry­telling group will meet at 10:30 a.m. Sat­ur­day, July 7, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark History. All tell­ers and lis­ten­ers are in­vited.

Sa­cred Harp Singers

The North­west Arkansas Sa­cred Harp Singers will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sun­day,

July 8, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark History.

Civil War Roundtable

The North­west Arkansas Civil War Roundtable will meet at 7 p.m. Thurs­day, July 26, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark History.

Wire­less So­ci­ety to Meet

The Ozark Wire­less So­ci­ety will meet at 10 a.m. Sat­ur­day, July 28, in the Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark History.

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