Auto Harp Weekend at Ozark Folk Center State Park June 4-6

The Ozark Folk Center State Park will be hosting the Annual Auto Harp Extravaganza. Workshops for all levels of play will be hosted by Cathy Britell, Karen Muller and Bryan Bowers, Thursday June 4 thru Saturday June 6. The 3 day registration is $200 and includes passes and admission to all events throughout the weekend including the Dale Jett performances.

Dale Jett, the grandson of Maybelle Carter, will be performing music of the Carter Family Friday June 5.  Performances will be 2-3p.m. in the Craft Village and as feature performers for the nightly concert that starts at 7p.m. Combination tickets for both shows are available for $19.50, or can be purchased separately for $12, for each performance. Season passes will be honored for this concert.

“The auto harp has long been traditional in folk music through the recordings and performances of Maybelle Carter and the Carter Family.  Those traditions come to life this weekend during the annual Auto Harp Weekend “says Daren Dortin, Music Director at the Ozark Folk Center State Park.

The Ozark Folk Center State Park is located at 1032 Park Avenue in Mountain View. Follow the signs to the Ozark Folk Center State Park, less than a mile from the Courthouse Square in downtown Mountain View.  The park may also be reached by taking Hwy 5/9/14 (Sylamore Ave) to Jimmy Driftwood Parkway, which leads directly to the park entrance.

The mission of Ozark Folk Center State Park is to perpetuate, present and promote the Ozark way of life in an educational and enjoyable manner; through craft demonstrations, musical programs, the Heritage Herb Garden, workshops and other special events. For more information on this and other events visit