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Historic Trades: Spinners, Dyers & Weavers

Historic Yates Mill County Park
Historic Yates Mill County Park. Saturday, June 17th 1pm-4pm. For all ages, FREE. Registration is not required.

Explore the traditional craftsmanship of hand spinning, dyeing and weaving, and discover how these trades support the use of unique fibers and the production of beautiful textiles. Delve into some of the raw materials, tools, and creative processes that have been used by these tradespeople and try a bit of hand weaving on a small loom.

Free displays with hands-on activities are available each month in the Mill Yard on the Saturdays when the mill is open for corn grinding demonstrations. Registration is not required. Stop by anytime during the program time.

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