Annual Off The Beaten Path Studio Tour in Mountain View September 12-14

The 7th annual “Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour” will be held September 12th, 13th and 14th, 2008. Twenty five artists, representing a wide variety of 2-D art and fine crafts, are participating in this free self-guided driving tour. These talented artists will open their private working studios to the public on this special weekend from 9 am to 6 pm on Friday and Saturday, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday. All studios are located within 30 miles of the Court Square in Mountain View, Arkansas, including Calico Rock, Pineville, and Fox. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet the artists in their own environment and see where and how they work.

Starting on Monday, September 1st, you can register for the tour and pick up your free Tour Guidebook at the Chamber of Commerce on the Square in Mountain View and on Historic Main Street in Calico Rock, as well at the following locations: in Mountain View, Aunt Minnie’s Yellow House, The Arkansas Craft Gallery, the Olive Tree Gallery, the Dulcimer Shoppe, Candy Bouquet, The Wildflower Bed & Breakfast, and Pinewood Cabins; and in Calico Rock at Don Quixote’s Restaurant.

The Citizens Bank in Mountain View will be hosting an Artists Reception and Exhibit on Friday night, September 12th, from 7 to 9 pm. The exhibit of work by Off the Beaten Path Studio Tour Artists will be on view in the Bank beginning on September 1, 2008.

New this year: Visit the Ozark Folk Center for an evening with their crafters. Admission is free for the Gallery Walk from 5:30 to 7:00 pm on Saturday, September 13. Call 870-269-3851 for more information.