This Week’s Activities: March 12-18

Please Note: The Museum returns to regular hours on March 12:  9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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.

 

Monday 3/12

Blacksmithing

  • Women in Trades: Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Domestic Chores: Historical Laundry Methods (English Farm & 1740’s American Settlement)
  • Domestic Chores: Stuffing the Tic/Filling the Mattress (Irish Farm)

Tuesday 3/13

  • Women in Trades:  Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Domestic Chores: Textile Work-Weaving on a Tape Loom (German Farm)
  • Domestic Chores: Ironing (1820’s American Farm)
  • Spring Cleaning, Gardening, and Stuffing the Tick/Filling the mattress (1850’s American Farm)

Mat Weaving

Wednesday 3/14

  • Women in Trades: Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Domestic Chores: Mending Textiles and Weaving on a Tape Loom (English Farm & 1850’s American Farm)
  • Spring Cleaning, Gardening, and Stuffing the Tick/Filling the Mattress (1820’s American Farm)

 

Thursday 3/15

  • Women in Trades: Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Women in Trades: Dyeing (1820’s American Farm)
  • Women in Trades: Hidework (Ganatastwi)
  • Women in Trades: Spinning (Irish Farm)

Friday 3/16

  • Women in Trades:  Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Domestic Chores: Baking (English Farm & 1820’s American Farm)

Saturday 3/17

  • 10:00 am & 11:00 am Toddler Program:  Planting Potatoes and Toddler Garden (Ireland).
    Potatoes were a staple crop in Ireland a long time ago. In the early 1700’s they were even used as livestock feed. Come help us plant out potatoes and plant some plants in a garden set-up just for participants in our toddler program. *This will take place on the German farm regardless of weather. Registration required – call 540-332-7850.
  • Domestic Chores: Quilting, Sewing, and Knitting (1850’s American Farm)
  • Women in Trades: Brewing (English Farm & 1740’s American Settlement)

Sunday 3/18

  • Blacksmithing Forge
  • Fibers Arts – Raffia (West African Farm)
  • Fibers Arts – Wool Processing (1820’s American Farm)
  • 10:00 am-11.30 am: Youth Art Month Workshop – Native American Pottery (Education Room) Registration required