Shiloh Museum’s Ozark Quilt Fair goes virtual
The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History's 42nd Ozark Quilt Fair will debut as a virtual event Sept. 12, on the museum's website, shilohmuseum.org.
Viewers can enjoy a photo gallery of antique and contemporary quilts while listening to bluegrass music by the Roving Gambler Band.
The virtual quilt fair will be available for online viewing through Nov. 12. The museum is physically located at 118 W. Johnson Ave. in Springdale.
Shiloh Museum outreach coordinator Susan Young will explore the history of Fayetteville’s Political Equality League, founded in 1914 as part of a statewide organization that worked to gain voting rights for women, in a virtual program entitled, “Phone 584 If You Are a Suffragist,” Sept. 16, at noon, when the pre-recorded program will debut on the Shiloh Museum's YouTube channel at youtube.com/c/ShilohMuseumofOzarkHistory
The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History's annual Arkansas Symbols Day held in September is also going virtual. Videos, games, and information on state symbols such as the state flower (apple blossom), state drink (milk) and state musical instrument (fiddle) will launch on the "Shiloh Museum of Ozark History for Educators" Facebook group on Sept. 18. All educators and those interested in lifelong learning are invited to join the group at facebook.com/groups/SMOHforEducators
Old time toys and games
The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History will broadcast a live program on old-fashioned Ozark toys and games, Saturday, Sept. 19, at 10:30 a.m. on Facebook Live at facebook.com/ShilohMuseum/live/
The virtual event is part of our Shiloh Saturday Series for Families. For more information, call the Shiloh Museum at 479-750-8165 or email Shiloh Museum education manager Judy Costello at firstname.lastname@example.org.