DEC 1: Holiday Traditions & Workshops
Come to the Frontier Culture Museum on Saturday, December 1st for holiday traditions and hands-on activities. Bring the entire family for a historically festive day.
Date & Time:
- Saturday, December 1, 2018
- 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Visitors will see activities representing historic traditions, cooking and crafts. Here’s a quick overview of some of the activities scheduled for the day:
Citrus Pomander Ornaments
Citrus Pomander Workshop: These are decorated with cloves and ribbon for a festive and fragrant ornament. Directions for drying the fruit will be provided to visitors.
Kissing Bough Ornament
Holiday Traditions, Mending, & Airing Bedding
Traditional English Ornament Workshop: These will made of ivy and decorated with ribbon to resemble small versions of a traditional kissing bough
Holiday Traditions, Needlework
Trade & Games
1740s American Farm:
Militia Drills (10:00, 1:00, 3:00), Woodworking, Mending
Traditional Scherenschnitte / Decorative Paper Cutting
1820s American Farm:
Traditional Scherenschnitte Workshop: Learn about decorative paper cutting and create symmetrical designs based on traditional motifs.