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Bear Hollow Hootenanny

The Bear Hollow Hootenanny is ONSC's new annual event to support science and nature education. We can't wait to see you for a weekend of music, activities, food, and fun on the beautiful, secluded ONSC campus.

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Bear Hollow Hootenanny
Bear Hollow Hootenanny

Time & Location

Oct 22, 2022, 9:00 AM – Oct 23, 2022, 2:00 PM

Huntsville, 1905 Madison 1305, Huntsville, AR 72740, USA

About the Event

The Bear Hollow Hootenanny is ONSC's new annual event to support science and nature education. We can't wait to see you for a weekend of music, activities, food, and fun on the beautiful, secluded ONSC campus.

  • Music by Eureka Strings, Cast Iron Crickets, Still on the Hill, Shannon Wurst, Michael Wouters Group, and Dominic Roy
  • Owl education on Saturday with Mitchell Pruitt and Northsong Wild Bird Rehab
  • Ozark Cuisine by Chef Christine Pieper
  • Camping and limited indoor lodging available
  • Ozark Dinner by Chef Christine Pieper

When: October 22-23, 2022

Where: Ozark Natural Science Center,  1905 Madison 1305, Hunstville, AR 72740

Ticket Options:

  • $120 Full weekend pass: All festival activities, music, food, and open camping in recreation field
  • $80 Saturday day pass: Saturday 10/22 activities, music, and food from 10am – 11pm
  • $50 Sunday day pass: Sunday 10/23 activities, music, and food from 10am - 2pm
  • $15 Platform campsite upgrade (platforms can accommodate 1 large or 2 small tents)
  • $50 Lodge rooms upgrade (lodge rooms sleep between 1-8 people - see details in ticket section) 
  • Alcohol tickets by donation, suggested donation of $2.50 or more; donations can also be made during the event
  • Kids 12 and under are free

Food and non-alcoholic drinks are included included in ticket prices. Please, no outside food or beverages unless you have special needs that have been discussed with staff. Gluten-free, meat-free, and dairy-free options will be available.

Lodging Options: Open camping in the recreation field is included in ticket price. No showers, but you may use the Ewing Center restrooms during your stay. Limited tent platforms and lodge rooms are available for an additional cost. See photos and descriptions of our facilities here: https://www.onsc.us/facilities. Lodge reservations are for a full room, and capacity of each room is listed in the ticket details. NOTE: Our lodge room doors do not have locks, so please leave your valuables at home or in the car

Event Schedule:

Saturday 10/22

  • 9am | Check-in
  • 10am - 12pm | MUSIC | Still on the Hill at Bluff Shelter
  • 12-1:30pm | LUNCH at the ONSC “food truck” in the Ewing Center
  • 12:30 - 2:30pm | MUSIC | Shannon Wurst Duo at Tyson Lodge Stage
  • 1:30 - 3pm | EDUCATION | Owl research with Mitchell Pruitt at the Smith Education Building
  • 3 - 4:30pm | EDUCATION | Owl rehabilitation with Northsong Wild Bird Rehab at the Smith Education Building
  • 3:30 - 5:30pm | MUSIC | Dominic Roy at Tyson Lodge Stage
  • 6 - 7:30pm | DINNER at the ONSC “food truck” in the Ewing Center
  • 6 - 8pm | MUSIC | Cast Iron Crickets at Tyson Lodge Stage
  • 8:30 - 10:30pm | MUSIC | Eureka Strings at Tyson Lodge Stage

Sunday 10/23

  • 7 - 8:30am | LIGHT BREAKFAST at the ONSC “food truck” in the Ewing Center
  • 10am - 12pm | BRUNCH at the ONSC “food truck” in the Ewing Center
  • 10am - 12pm | MUSIC | Michael Wooters Group at the Springfield Outdoor Classroom
  • 12 - 2pm | Self-guided hikes, ONSC store

Big THANKS to the Bear Hollow Hootenanny Sponsors:

Northsong Wild Bird Rabilitation

Ozark Beer Co.

Black Apple Cider

NOTE: Scroll all the way down to choose your tickets

Tickets

  • Full Weekend Pass

    All festival activities, music, food, and open camping in recreation field
. Kids 12 and under are free.

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    • $120.00
    • Saturday Day Pass

      Saturday 10/22 activities, music, and food from 10am – 11pm. Kids 12 and under are free.

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      • $75.00
      • Sunday Day Pass

        Sunday 10/23 activities, music, and food from 10am – 2pm. Kids 12 and under are free.

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        • $45.00
        • Volunteer Ticket

          This is a free ticket in exchange for a 4-hour volunteer shift during the Bear Hollow Hootenanny. Volunteer tickets are for guests over 13 years old, and all children must be accompanied by a parent. Ticket includes all festival activities, music, food, and open camping in recreation field

          $0.00
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        • Alcohol vouchers, by donation

          Donate ahead of time to receive alcohol vouchers. There will also be options to donate at the event. Suggested donation of $2.50 or more per drink. Food and non-alcoholic drinks are included included in ticket prices.

          Pay what you want
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        • Add-on: Harman Lodge Room 1

          1 twin bed in a private room with a private bathroom. NOTE: we do not have locks on our lodge doors. Please keep valuables in your car.

          $50.00
          Sale ended
        • Add-on: Harman Lodge Room 2

          3 twin bed bunkbeds (sleeps 6) in a private room with a private bathroom. NOTE: we do not have locks on our lodge doors. Please keep valuables in your car.

          $50.00
          Sold Out
        • Add-on: Harman Lodge Room 3

          4 twin bed bunkbeds (sleeps 8) in a private room with a private bathroom. NOTE: we do not have locks on our lodge doors. Please keep valuables in your car.

          $50.00
          Sold Out
        • Add-on: Harman Lodge Room 4

          4 twin bed bunkbeds (sleeps 8) in a private room with a private bathroom. NOTE: we do not have locks on our lodge doors. Please keep valuables in your car.

          $50.00
          Sold Out
        • Add-on: Harman Lodge Room 5

          3 twin bed bunkbeds (sleeps 6) in a private room with a private bathroom. NOTE: we do not have locks on our lodge doors. Please keep valuables in your car.

          $50.00
          Sale ended
        • Add-on: Harman Lodge Room 6

          1 twin bed in a private room with a private bathroom. NOTE: we do not have locks on our lodge doors. Please keep valuables in your car.

          $50.00
          Sale ended
        • Add-on: Compton Lodge Room 2

          2 twin bed bunkbeds (sleeps 4) in a private room with a private bathroom. NOTE: we do not have locks on our lodge doors. Please keep valuables in your car.

          $50.00
          Sold Out
        • Add-on: Compton Lodge Room 1

          2 twin bed bunkbeds (sleeps 4) in a private room with a private bathroom. NOTE: we do not have locks on our lodge doors. Please keep valuables in your car.

          $50.00
          Sold Out
        • Add-on: Compton Lodge Room 3

          2 twin bed bunkbeds (sleeps 4) in a private room with a private bathroom. NOTE: we do not have locks on our lodge doors. Please keep valuables in your car.

          $50.00
          Sale ended
        • Add-on: Compton Lodge Room 4

          2 twin bed bunkbeds (sleeps 4) in a private room with a private bathroom. NOTE: we do not have locks on our lodge doors. Please keep valuables in your car.

          $50.00
          Sale ended
        • Add-on: Compton Lodge Room 5

          2 twin bed bunkbeds (sleeps 4) in a private room with a private bathroom. NOTE: we do not have locks on our lodge doors. Please keep valuables in your car.

          $50.00
          Sale ended
        • Add-on: Tent Platform

          1 tent platform at the ONSC campground. Shared composting toilets. No running water or showers, but you may use the restrooms at the Ewing Center.

          $15.00
          Sale ended

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