• Caroling in the Caverns

    Caroling in the Caverns Caroling in the Caverns is one of Mountain View’s premier events. Wonderful singing in the perfect acoustical venue. 🙂 Have you and your family every been to Blanchard Springs Caverns? This cave system is one of the most beautiful caves in the nation. Well-lit and easily navigated, it is also one […]

  • Fall Bluegrass Festival Mountain View

    Fall Bluegrass Festival Mountain View We are gearing up for a full house here at the Wildflower for the Fall Bluegrass Festival Mountain View. The groups on the schedule are some of the best bluegrass performers in the nation. There are great shows all three days at the Ozark Folk Center. Reserved seating tickets are […]

  • Off the Beaten Path

    Off the Beaten Path — Artist Home Studio Tour Mountain View and the surrounding areas are not just an Off the Beaten Path destination for great music. Many talented artists reside in the communities and towns in Stone County. The mountain atmosphere and the outlying locations give these amazing artists the solitude and serenity to […]

  • Not Your Typical Mountain View Music

    Not Your Typical Mountain View Music Live folk music is considered your typical Mountain View music fare. Many talented musicians, young and old, develop their talents in keeping these folk traditions alive. However, many of these same musicians have a thirst for more. In a previous blog post 5 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know […]

  • Grandpa Jones Weekend

    Grandpa Jones Weekend Grandpa Jones was a banjo-picking icon on the show Hee Haw for many years. His claw-hammer style of playing was reminiscent of mountain folk music. One of his most love songs was “Mountain Dew“. He was not only loved just for his banjo playing and his unique one foot stepping to keep […]

  • Push Mountain-A Rider’s Dream

      Push Mountain — A Rider’s Dream Many years ago, me and a couple of friends rode our motorcycles out to Deal’s Gap, and the Tail of the Dragon. This stretch of road cuts through the Great Smoky Mountains from North Caroline into Tennessee. The uninterrupted roadway with 318 curves in 11 miles was a spectacular […]

  • Blanchard Springs Caverns

      Shelley and I decided to take my (biological) mother and my uncle to Mountain View for some of the Mountain View experience. We had a good night’s sleep at the Wildflower  (our future home). The next day, we decided to visit Blanchard Springs Caverns. Shelley and I had been there before, but it was a first […]