This Week’s Activities 2/12-18

Week of February 12-18

Below are some of the scheduled activities for this week here 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 2/12

  • 10:00 – 4:00 Nature Journaling (Welcome Center)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Iron Working (Irish Forge)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Fence mending and other repairs (England, 1740s American Farm)

Tuesday 2/13

  • 10:00 – 4:00 Music & Storytelling (Welcome Center)
  • 1:30-2:30 Curatorial Tour (1740’s Settlement)

Wednesday 2/14

  • 10:00 – 4:00 Mud Puddling – Building Miniature West African Structures (Welcome Center)
  • 9:00-12:00 Architectural Tour (Lecture Hall + Walking Tour)
  • 1:00-4:00 Architectural Tour (Lecture Hall + Walking Tour)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 German Timber Frame Set (German Farm)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Log Cabin Frame Set (1740’s American Settlement)

Thursday 2/15

  • 10:00 – 4:00 Woodworking: Coopering Demonstrations (German Farm)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Gardening: Preparing the Garden and Plant Uses (English Farm)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Black Powder Demonstrations (1740’s American Settlement)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Arts: Fraktur and Penmanship (1820’s American Farm)

Friday 2/16

  • 10:00 – 4:00 Water and Wetlands / Watershed Discussion and historical activities (Welcome Center)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Flax Processing (Irish Farm)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Dyeing Wool (1850’s American Farm)

Saturday 2/17

  • 10:00 & 11:00 Toddler Program (advance registration required – call 540-332-7850)
    Toddlers will help prepare garden beds and learn about the different plants growing on the frontier
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Woodworking: Coopering Demonstrations (German Farm)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Mending, Patching & Sewing (Welcome Center)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Gardening – Preparing the garden for spring (English Farm)
  • 10:00 – 4:00 Gardening – Preparing the garden for spring (1740’s American Settlement)

Sunday 2/18

  • 10:00 – 4:00 Spinning (Welcome Center)