History in Nature Celebration

History in Nature Celebration

Saturday September 4th, 2021 * 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Celebrate the end of summer at the Conococheague Institute with a day of themed programming.
We’ll be combining the best of our historic programs with new nature themed activities with hands on crafts and learning for all ages.
Free Admission, Donations Appreciated
A Day full of fun filled activities including
  • Birding and Botany Nature walks – follow in the footsteps of naturalist Bartram and learn about the new frontier ecosystem
  • The Art of Dye – Use natural dyes gathered at CI and make your own resist dyed handkerchief
  • Conservation Crafts – Learn how we can protect the environment through conservation while making fun useful crafts with what nature provides
  • The Kitchen Garden – lend a hand in harvesting, or sowing the next crop
Explore! Wonders of Weaving 4-part Class, The Institute

Explore! Wonders of Weaving 4-part Class, The Institute

Four Tuesdays., July 13th through August 3rd, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Grades: 4 & Up; Cost: $40 Institute member, $45 non-member, plus $18 materials fee.
With instruction by master weaver and Institute faculty member, Beth Skroban, students will explore the world of weaving and the beauty of color.
Participants will learn to hand-paint yarn with dye, and then weave that yarn, using a rigid heddle loom, into a small drawstring bag.
Using different techniques, they will also weave a potholder, and create a decorative tapestry wall hanging from a cardboard loom.
Pre-registration required. Visit www.NatureAndCultureInstitute.org or  email at: info@natureandcultureinstitute.org.