Saturday Spotlights

Between April 1 and September 30, 2017, Old Economy Village will be focusing on one theme each Saturday.  See what’s going on this weekend.

 

The Art of Blacksmithing ~ April 1&2, June 3, August 5, September 30

Seth_Blacksmith_Old_Economy_VillageRandy_Blacksmithing_Old_Economy_Village

 

 

 

 

 

19th Century Food Ways: Bread Baking and Cooking ~ April 8, June 10, August 12

Baking_Old_Economy_Villagecooking_community_kitchen_Old_Economy_Village

 

 

 

 

 

Niceties and Necessities: 19th Century Trades and Crafts ~ April 15, June 17, August 19

printingrope making

 

 

 

 

 

Planes and Games: Woodworking and Children’s Games ~ April 22, July 1, August 26

cooperingpotato sack race

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the Gardeners ~ April 29, July 8, September 2

Pat watering plantsMandy Working in the garden Old_Economy_Village

 

 

 

 

 

The Fabric of Their Lives: Textiles ~ May 13, July 15, September 9

weaving_Old_Economy_VillageLynn_spinning_Granary_Old_Economy_Village

 

 

 

 

 

Decorative Arts ~ May 20, July 22, September 16

Formal Parlor paintings and pianoGeorge Rapp's Office furniture

 

 

 

 

 

Natural History Museum ~ May 27, July 29, September 23

Elkbirds