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Explore the Crafts

Saturday, October 7, 2023
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

From Spinning and weaving to basket making and tinsmithing, take part in the crafts of the past by exploring the trades in a fresh, new, hands-on way. Modeled after projects our expert artisans and craftsmen do daily, guests will have the opportunity to try their hand at our crafts and do some unique make-and-take stations at the Historic Village.

Here are the activities we'll have going on in the Festival Barn:
- Learn how to tin punch a tin circle to take home
- Weave a potholder to take home
- Participate in a felting project to take home

- Try your hand at Rug Hooking
- Learn more about Quilling with our quilling paper craft

Basket Shop:
- Help our craftsmen make a reed ornament to take home