This Week’s Activities: 4/30-5/6

Below are some of the scheduled activities for this week at the Frontier Culture Museum.  Activities and locations are subject to change depending on weather and other unforeseen events, so please call the Museum’s Welcome Center in advance (540-332-7850), or check our Facebook page each morning to confirm specific activities or programs.  Activities occur throughout the day (9-5) unless otherwise noted.

 

Making Iron Tools In The Forge

Monday 4/30

  • Raffia Work (West African Farm)
  • Wool Processing & Mending (English Farm)
  • Garden Work; Games (German Farm)
  • Flax Processing & Garden Work (Irish Farm)
  • Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Making Hominy; Trade; Games (Ganatastwi)
  • Woodworking, Garden Work (1740s American Settlement)
  • Spinning (1820s American Farm)

    Woodworking in 1740s America

Tuesday 5/1

  • Wool processing (English Farm)
  • Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Spinning (Irish Farm)
  • Flax Processing (German Farm)
  • Trade & Games (Ganatastwi)
  • Woodworking & Yoke Buckets (1740s American Settlement)
  • Music; Wool Processing (1820s American Farm)
  • Knitting; Garden Work (1850s American Farm)

Brewing on the English Farm

Wednesday 5/2

  • Foodways: Fufu, Akara, & Okra Soup; Music & Dance (West African Farm)
  • Brewing; Wool Processing (English Farm)
  • Spinning; Music (Irish Farm)
  • Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Woodworking; Garden Work (German Farm)
  • Making Hominy & Bean Soup with Venison (Ganatastwi)
  • Foodways: Baking Bread in the Bake Oven; Carding Wool (1820s American Farm)
  • Garden Work; Textiles (1850s American Farm)

    Preparing For Planting In German

Thursday 5/3

  • Music & Dance (West African Farm)
  • Foodways: Cheesemaking (English Farm)
  • Storytelling; Games (German Farm)

    Textile Work

  • Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Trade; Games; Garden Work (Ganatastwi)
  • Woodworking & Yoke Buckets (1740s American Settlement)
  • Music; Wool Processing (1820s American Farm)
  • Games; House Chores (1850s American Farm)

Friday 5/4

  • Raffia Work (West African Farm)
  • Wool Processing; Garden Work (English Farm)
  • Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Flax Processing; Games (German Farm)
  • Spinning; Garden Work (Irish Farm)
  • Trade & Games (Ganatastwi)
  • Woodworking, Garden Work: (1740s American Settlement)
  • Music; Sewing (1820s American Farm)
  • Garden Work (1850s American Farm)

Cleaning Wool

Saturday 5/5

  • Raffia Work (West African Farm)
  • Garden Work (English Farm)
  • Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Fraktur; Games (German Farm)
  • Spinning (Irish Farm)
  • Garden Work; Games (Ganatastwi)
  • Woodworking (1740s American Settlement)
  • Mending; Garden Work (1850s American Farm)
  • Wool processing (1820s American Farm)

Sunday 5/6

  • TBD