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— Ozark Quilt Fair

The 32nd Ozark Quilt Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. Quilts and quilt lovers are invited to display both new and antique quilts on the museum grounds. Musical entertainment will be provided from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. by old-time string band Shout Lulu.

Cost is $10 for exhibitors and free to the viewing public. Cash prize Viewer's Choice awards will be given for first, second and third place winners in both new and antique quilt categories.

The Ozark Quilt Fair is sponsored by First Security Bank. Civil War Living History Day

Heritage Trail Partners will sponsor "Hardships on the Home Front: Civilians and Soldiers in the Civil War Ozarks," a day of living history activities at the museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19,

The Northwest Arkansas Historical Education Association will stage a Union encampment, and will hold cannon-firing demonstrations at 1 and 3 p.m. The Sons of Confederate Veterans and Friends will stage a Confederate encampment focusing on the everyday life of a soldier. C. W. and Ann Webb of Springdale will display artifacts from their personal collection of Civil War-era military and domestic goods. Doris and Ron Williams of Cane Hill will demonstrate Dutch oven cooking in the museum's log cabin. Oldtime string band Shout Lulu will provide musical entertainment from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. At 1:30 p.m., Wendall Beall, history teacher at West Fork High School, will present a program entitled, "They kill a rebel easier than they can kill a chicken": The First Federal Arkansas Cavalry in Northwest Arkansas.

Heritage Trail Partners is a non-profit organization dedicated to documenting and preserving the history of roads and trails in western Arkansas associated with the Trail of Tears (1837-1839), the Butterfield Stage (1858-1861) and Civil War troop movements (1861-1865).

On the Record, Pages 3 on 09/09/2009

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