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Wednesday-Saturday To-Do: 65th Annual Ozark Folk Festival

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Ronny Cox headlines Saturday night at the 65th Annual Ozark Folk Festival in Eureka Springs.
  • Ronny Cox headlines Saturday night at the 65th Annual Ozark Folk Festival in Eureka Springs.

Various times, venues and cover charges in Eureka Springs.

For the folk fan, this annual weeklong shindig is a must-do, and this year's lineup keeps that tradition rolling. It got started Monday and continues through Saturday.

On Wednesday, the Basin Park Hotel hosts this year's Barefoot Ball, with a "Hillbilly Halloween" theme and music from old-time country and bluegrass trio The Carper Family ($10 adv., $15 door).

On Thursday, there'll be a screening of "Deliverance" at the Carnegie Library Annex, followed by a Q&A with actor and musician Ronny Cox, who starred in the classic film (free, donations accepted).

Friday boasts a performance at The Auditorium from longtime folk duo Trout Fishing in America, with openers Karen Mal and Jack Williams ($20 adv., $25 door).

Saturday has a full lineup, with a singer/songwriter contest at 11 a.m. at Basin Spring Park followed by a free performance from Trout Fishing in America at 1 p.m. and a parade through downtown starting at 2 p.m. That night, Cox will perform at The Auditorium with Mal and Radoslav Lorkovic, Williams and Michael Cockram ($25 adv., $30 door).

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