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Mountain View 2014 Calendar of Events

August 15-17
Mountains, Music, & Motorcycles & 3rd Annual Car Show
This is a one of a kind event for Mountain View. With biker games , a poker run, and a bike & car show. There is something for the biker in everyone. Prizes, Games, Music and Good Food for the whole family. For more information call the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce @ (870)-269-8068 or visit Also check out

September 19-21
Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour
Come visit the studios of local artisans as they demonstrate and display their crafts. Tour maps will be available for visitors to find the studios. An excellent opportunity to shop early for Christmas.

October 2-4
Herb Harvest Festival
Herb enthusiasts will participate in workshops at the Ozark Folk Center. Presented by experts on herbs and their many uses, from cooking to medical. Herb vendors will also be here for the two-day event. For more information contact 870-269-3851.

October 24-26
32nd Annual Bean Fest & Great Arkansas Championship Outhouse Races
Beans and cornbread, music, dancing on Courthouse Square, handmade crafts and outrageous outhouse races. The “Bean Fest Cooking Champion” and the “Arkansas Outhouse Races Champion” are crowned at noon. There will be a great merchant fashion show on Friday and talent show on Saturday.

November 6-8
Mountain View Bluegrass Festival
Bluegrass Festival to be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the large auditorium of the Ozark Folk Center. Great bluegrass music all weekend long. Single day pass or Festival pass available.

December 6
Courthouse and Christmas Tree Lighting
(*A part of the Arkansas Parks & Tourism Christmas Trail of Lights). Experience an Ozark Mountain Christmas! Historic Courthouse, town square and along Main Street come aglow with lights, music and spirit. Tree Lighting and courthouse lighting are scheduled for 6 pm. Enjoy Christmas music on the square along with a Live Nativity. Santa will be there for the children.

Support the sponsors of the Bean Fest and Championship Outhouse Races