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Top Choice Music in Mountain View

Mountain View Music

This family-owned and -operated music store is a cornerstone of the Mountain View roots-music scene, and has a fantastic stock of mandolins, banjos, fiddles and more. You'll often find musicians jamming on the front…
Cave in Mountain View

Blanchard Springs Caverns

The spectacular Blanchard Springs Caverns, 15 miles northwest of Mountain View, were carved by an underground river and rival those at Carlsbad. It's another little-known, mind-blowing spot in Arkansas. Three Forest…
Music in Mountain View

Mountain View Bluegrass Festival

We can think of few more appropriate places for this three-day celebration of bluegrass music, which goes off at the Ozark Folk Center. You need to buy tickets in advance.
Music in Mountain View

Arkansas Folk Festival

In April, the entire town of Mountain View becomes a main stage for the musical folkways of the Ozarks during the Arkansas Folk Festival.
Pizza in Mountain View

Tommy's Famous Pizza and BBQ

The Tommy's Famous Pizza and BBQ is run by the friendliest bunch of backwoods hippies you could hope to meet. The barbecue pizza marries Tommy's stated specialties indulgently. The affable owner, a former rocker fro…
State Park in Mountain View

Ozark Folk Center State Park

The town's top cultural attraction, just north of Mountain View, hosts ongoing craft demonstrations, a traditional herb garden, and nightly live music that brings in an avid crowd. Beyond those shows, the center mai…
Music in Mountain View

The Dulcimer Shoppe

If you've never heard a dulcimer, they sound like the stringed instrumental version of birdsong on a spring morning. This shop (or 'shoppe') provides some beauties, in terms of both form and their sound.
American in Mountain View

PJ's Rainbow Cafe

This country-fried cafe serves up some truly tasty diner food done with flair; think spinach-stuffed pork loin and fresh-grilled rainbow trout caught in local rivers. Cash only.
American in Mountain View

Kin Folk's BBQ

This standby serves up American style eats – plate lunches and dinners that are of the meat-and-three variety. The food is just alright, but it's right on the square where most outdoor performances happen, which is …