This Week’s Activities: March 26-April 1

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 3/26

  • 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Youth Art Month Activity: Fraktur (Education Room)
    Paid Activity – Click Here / Registration Required 
  • Raffia work (West African Farm)
  • Planting: Cabbage, Kale, Lettuce, Spinach, Swiss Chard (German Farm)
    • Planting: Carrots, Leeks, Onions, Potatoes, Radishes, Turnips (Irish Farm)
  • Garden Preparations: Turning over garden beds, adding compost, restacking bricks (English Farm)
  • Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Trade (Ganatastwi)
  • Mending: (1850s American Farm)
  • Spinning (1820s American Farm)

    Potato Farming In Ireland

Tuesday 3/27

  • Music & Dance (West African Farm)
  • Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Music and Dance, Spinning (Irish Farm)
  • Trade & Games (Ganatastwi)
  • Woodworking, Garden Work: (1740s American Settlement)
  • Spinning (1820s American Farm)
  • Mending, garden Work (1850s American Farm)

Wednesday 3/28

  • Music & Dance (West African Farm)
  • Planting: Cabbage, Collard greens, Kale, Lettuce, Peas, Spinach (English Farm)

    Preparing For Planting In Germany

  • Planting: Cabbage, Kale, Lettuce, Peas, Spinach (Irish Farm)
  • Planting: Kohlrabi, Onions, Leeks, Radish, Turnip, Carrots (German Farm)
  • Trade & Games (Ganatastwi)
  • Woodworking, Garden Work: (1740s American Settlement)
  • Textiles, Garden Work (1820s American Farm)
  • Quilting, Mending: (1850s American Farm)

Thursday 3/29

  • Music & Dance (West African Farm)
  • Planting: Beets, Carrots, Leeks, Radishes, Turnips (English Farm)
  • Planting: Field Beets (German Farm)

    Textile Work

  • Blacksmithing (Irish Forge)
  • Trade & Games (Ganatastwi)
  • Woodworking, Garden Work: (1740s American Settlement)
  • Music & Dance (1820s American Farm)
  • Woodworking, Quilting (1850s American Farm)

Friday 3/30

Naturally Dyed Eggs

Saturday 3/31

Sunday 4/1