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2020 Seminars and Demonstrations

Daily:

  1. Carol Leigh Specialties and Hill Creek Fiber Studio-offers individual instruction in simple continuous strand shawl and blanket weaving, inkle and tablet weaving for straps, sashes, and friendship bracelets, pot holder weaving, drop spindle spinning, and natural dying for those 6-96.  Please sign up for individual lessons as soon as possible.  East of Ma and Pa Tree.
  2. Straw Hat Decorations-Lady Evelyn will show you how to embellish your straw hats.  Bring ½ yard fabric, scissors, pins, and needles.  Hat blanks will be available for purchase. Class fee $10.00 for tuition. See her on the Commons.

 Friday-Jan. 17th

No seminars

 Saturday-Jan. 18th

1. Volunteer Medical Social-9-10 A.M. –Learn about historical medic history.  Bring a tea cup.  Will have snacks to share. See Location Station for place of seminar. All welcome.

2. Tea Time with Herbal Ladies-1:00-3:00 P.M.-Tasty tisanes and remedies to make and take.  Bring your own cup for tea tasting.  Materials fee: $5.00 per make and take.  May purchase multiples. Given by Dawn Rigel. (Seminar Tent)

Sunday-Jan.19th

1. Leather Clothing Making Seminar-11 A.M.-Given by Penny Wayne of Kentucky Leather

2. Young Ladies’ Tea- 2:00-3:00-Bring your tea cup and a snack to share. There will be a contest for the best tea cup. For ages 2-10 years old.  (Seminar Tent)

3. How to Make a Simple Herbal Salve Seminar Part 1: 3:30-4:30-This seminar will take a look at making a basic salve, and how to add beneficial herbs and essential oils to it. Given by Patti Strickland.  See Location Station for location.

4. Hands on Salve Seminar Part 2: 4:30-5:00-In this seminar, you will actually make a Simple Herbal Salve.  Materials: $10.00. Patti Strickland

5. Round Robin-7 P.M.-Seminar Tent-Come and trade your finest goods with other campers. Free. Bring a snack or drink to share.

Monday-Jan.20th

1. Ladies’ Soiree-Tea-Seminar Tent- 11:00-All Ladies-including young ladies are invited-Please bring a cup and saucer, and a “sweet” or tea sandwiches to pass. Exotic tea tasting. Come meet your neighbors. Games and fun for all!  Wear your finest as we will take a stroll with the Huckleberries through camp after festivities. 

2. Huckleberries-11:45 A.M.-All men are invited to escort the Ladies through camp at 11:45, and then to partake in the tea goodies after our tour of camp. Given by JoLynne Crout and Tamera Beisler.

2. Paint Animal Skulls with Cody Wayne-1:00 P.M.-Kentucky Leather

3. Native American Lakota No Face Doll-1:00-2:00- Learn how to make a traditional Native American no Face Doll. Materials fee: $12:00.  Seminar at Seminar Tent.

3. Libations Seminar-2:00 P.M.by Donald R. Boger Sr.-Learn about 18th Century History and Social Etiquette of Consuming Libations, bring a chair and drinking vessel-donations welcomed, Huff and San Souci Way

4. Paper Marbling-2:00-5:00-Create beautiful marbled papers the traditional way. Sign up at the Pumpkintown Primitives tent. Limited space. Seminar fee $25.00 includes all supplies. At the Seminar Tent.

5. 96th Fabrics –Sewing Seminar-School Tent- 3-5 P.M.-Miss Beth of 96th Fabrics will present a surprise period correct sewing seminar.  Please stop by her store to see what she is going to teach.

5. Ladies’ Caps-available-9 A.M.-4:00 P.M.-Use a tailor’s guide to create a simple band, flared band, or dormouse cap.  We will provide all linen fabric. All day tuition-$20.00. Stop by Tailor’s Guide/Two Tailors on the Commons to sign up and for details.

Tuesday-Jan.21st-

1. Chemise Seminar-available9 A.M.-4:00 P.M.-Make a chemise. 3 yards of 45” wide fabric  needed, cotton or linen. All day tuition-$20.00. Stop by Tailor’s Guide/Two Tailors on the Commons to sign up and for details.

2. Basic Quilling-9:30-11:00-Learn a basic quill work stitch out of porcupine needles. Given by Steve Z. Seminar Tent.

3. Cooking Contest- 1:00 P.M. Seminar Tent- See add in Gate book.

4. Granny Games-2:00-4:00-Seminar Tent

Wednesday-Jan. 22nd

1. Ladies Dress-available9 A.M.-4:00 P.M.-7-11 yards of fabric, 1-1/2 of cloth, broad cloth lining. All day tuition-$40.00. Includes pattern.Stop by Rick Haven’s Shop on the Commons to sign up and for details.

2. Make an Antler Horn Leather Belt-10-12 A.M-Join Miss Uhma in making an adjustable leather belt with a deer antler point to close it. 10 people limit, $12.00 materials fee. Seminar Tent.

3. Pin the Tail on the Donkey-10-11 A.M.-Traditional Pin the Tail on the Donkey for kids, School Tent

4. Quilling Class #2-11:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.-Join Steve Z. for quilling class #2.  This class has been set aside to do quilling projects. (Steve Z.’s camp) Materials fee apply. See Location Station for directions.

5. Primitive Belt Class-1 P.M.-Cut, dye, sew, and add belt buckle-$25.00

6. Adult Dance Seminar-11:00-12:00-Learn to Contra Dance from caller, Terries Davies.  Come and learn this historical dance from our timeline.  Then join Miss Terrie at the adult only dance on Saturday at 7:00 P.M. in the School Tent.

7. Water Color Painting-12-2 P.M.-Watercolor painting is open to all skill levels.  Sign up at Pumpkintown Primitives tent.  Limited Space.  Seminar fee of $15.00 includes all supplies. Seminar Tent

8. Learn to play Native American Flute-12:00-1:30. Flutes available for seminar or purchase.  Donations for lesson welcomed.  Limit 12 people.  Pre-register with Leather Betty at 813-835-6275. Seminar at her camp.

8. Native American Fans-2:00-3:00 P.M.-Make a feather wing ceremonial fan.  All materials included.  Bring scissors. Materials fee-$25.00. Limit 6- Seminar Tent

9. Sgraffito Pottery Workshop-2:30 P.M.-Professional potter, Tammy Zettlemoyer, shares her knowledge on how to make a beautiful piece of Sgraffito pottery. Material fee applies.  See her at her tent.  See Location station for location.

10. Ask the Herbalist-3:00-4:00 P.M.-Bring your questions about colonial remedies and natural health to Master herbalist and Flower Essence therapist, Kim Welborn.  Seminar Tent 

11. 96th Fabrics –Sewing Seminar No.2-School Tent- 3-5 P.M.-Miss Beth of 96th Fabrics will present a surprise period correct sewing seminar.  Please stop by her store to see what she is going to teach.

12. Water Color Painting-4-6 P.M.-Watercolor painting is open to all skill levels.  Sign up at Pumpkintown Primitives tent.  Limited Space.  Seminar fee of $15.00 includes all supplies. Seminar Tent

Thursday-Jan.23th

1. Making Salves from Oils or Butters-8:00-10:00-Make and take a custom salve!  Learn the techniques to using this natural product for many uses. $10.00 material fee. Seminar Tent. Given by Kim Welborn

2. Ladies Vest-available9 A.M.-4:00 P.M.-2 yards of fabric and 2 yards of cotton broadcloth lining.  All day tuition $40.00 plus materials. Stop by Rick Haven’s Shop on the Commons to sign up and for details.

3Water Color Painting-10-12 P.M.-Watercolor painting is open to all skill levels.  Sign up at Pumpkintown Primitives tent.  Limited Space.  Seminar fee of $15.00 includes all supplies. Seminar Tent

4. Twisted and Warped Presents ”Spinning Tales”-10:30-Come sit and be entertained with a skit  given by Frontier Ladies about frontier life as they spin a yarn about their lives. Stage

5. Fiber Arts Seminar-11-12:00 P.M.-Learn about spinning yarn, weaving, and dying. Across from the Gun Range.

6. Palm Boondoggle-1:00-3:00 P.M.-Learn how to weave with palmetto/palm fronds, an old Florida tradition. Given by Ruthann Wilkens-Material Fee-$3.00 Seminar Tent

7. Twisted and Warped Presents ”Spinning Tales”-1:30-Come sit and be entertained with a skit  given by Frontier Ladies about frontier life as they spin a yarn about their lives. Stage

8. Quilling Class #3-11:00-1:00 P.M.-This class will be dedicated to any quilling project you would like to do. Steve Z. will be on hand to help you with any questions you might have about your quilling project. Material fees may apply. Steve Z.’s Tent

9. Needle Felting Class-3:00-5:00 P.M.-Learn the old craft of wool needle felting. All materials included. You will make a foam felting mat, bring home a felting needle, and some extra wool to begin your new project. Materials fee: $5.00 Seminar Tent

10. Oil Painting Class-5:00-7:00 P.M.-Oil paint an Alafia sunset.  Open to all skill levels.  Sign up at Pumpkintown Primitives tent. Space limited. Seminar fee-$25.00 includes all supplies. Seminar Tent

11. Ladies Round Robin-7 P.M.-Seminar Tent-Come and trade your finest goods with other campers. Free. Bring a snack or drink to share. Also a lantern.

Friday-Jan.24th

1. Ladies Partially Boned Stays-available9 A.M.-4:00 P.M.-2 yards of two different fabrics and 2 yards of cotton broadcloth.  All day tuition-$40.00, plus metal stays. Stop by Rick Haven’s Shop on the Commons to sign up and for details.

2. Twisted and Warped Presents ”Spinning Tales”-10:30-Come sit and be entertained with a skit  given by Frontier Ladies about frontier life as they spin a yarn about their lives. Stage

3. Fiber Arts Seminar-11-12:00 P.M.-Learn about spinning yarn, weaving, and dying. Across from the Gun Range.

4. Adult Dance Seminar-11:00-12:00 P.M. Learn to Contra Dance from caller, Terries Davies.  Come and learn this historical dance from our timeline.  Then join Miss Terrie at the adult only dance on Saturday at 7:00 P.M. in the School Tent.

5. Story Telling-11:00-12:00 P.M.-Story telling lessons. Learn how to do 99 Jokes, Yellow Dog Stories, Tall Tales, and how to deliver a punch line. Seminar Tent

6Twisted and Warped Presents ”Spinning Tales”-1:30-Come sit and be entertained with a skit  given by Frontier Ladies about frontier life as they spin a yarn about their lives. Stage

7. Fiber Arts Seminar-2:00-3:00 P.M.-Learn about spinning yarn, weaving, and dying. Across from the Gun Range.

8. Story Telling Contest Auditions-6:00-7:00-pre-trials. Anyone wishing to compete in the Story telling contest MUST show up to register and audition to be part of the Story Telling Contest. Fabulous prizes will be given for first, second, and third place.

Rules:

1. All stories must be appropriate.  No cussing or risqué behavior-pretend your own children will be listening.

2. Be wild, but be clean.

3. You can tell Yellow Dog Stories, Tall Tales, or 99 Jokes. Lying is encouraged!  We are not looking for the truth, looking for fun! -School Tent

9. Story Telling Contest-7:00-8:00-Come join the fun in the Story Telling Contest-School Tent

Saturday-Visitors’ Day-Jan.25th

1. 1700’s Sweet Bags or Sachet de Senteurs-Learn how people of the 1700’s used scents to shroud the lack of bathing, and how sachets were used.  You will take home your very own scented cushion, dream pillow, or spiced sachet. Materials fee: $3.00 for each piece.

2.  Pew or Handkerchief Dolls-Saturday-12:00 P.M. – School Tent-Learn to make a hanky doll used by colonial children. $3.00 materials fee.

3. Twisted and Warped Presents ”Spinning Tales”-1:30-Come sit and be entertained with a skit  given by Frontier Ladies about frontier life as they spin a yarn about their lives. Stage

4.  Language of the Fan for Men and Women-11:00-12:00- P.M.-you will learn the secret of the unspoken language by using a fan.  Men are welcome to attend to learn as well. Fans will be available for $3.00 or you can bring your own. Seminar Tent

5. Fiber Arts Seminar-11-12:00 P.M.-Learn about spinning yarn, weaving, and dying. Across from the Gun Range.

6. Corn Husk Dolls-12:00-1:00-Learn how to make a doll out of corn husks. Materials fee: $3.00-Seminar Tent

7. Twisted and Warped Presents ”Spinning Tales”-10:30-Come sit and be entertained with a skit  given by Frontier Ladies about frontier life as they spin a yarn about their lives. Stage

8. Ojibwa-Dream Catchers-1:00-2:00 P.M. -School Tent Learn to weave a traditional dream catcher that catches all bad dreams. $5.00 materials fee. Seminar Tent

9. Burlap Butterflies-2:00-3:00-Learn how children learned to make butterflies out of burlap bags for fun.  Materials fee: $3.00-Seminar Tent

10. Wood Block Printing-3:00-4:00 P.M.-Use original carved wood blocks to print your own fabric or scarf on a naturally dyed fabric. Tuition fee to class-$10.00-Seminar Tent

11. Contra Dance for Adults-7:00 P.M.-Join Miss Terrie as she calls Contra Dances in the School Tent