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@ springdalear.gov.
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.
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.
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.
MEETINGS AT THE MUSEUM LifeWriters
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 shilohmuseum.org.
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.