Double Pie/Magazine Basket Weaving Workshop

Saturday June 25, 2011

9:00am – 2:00pm or until done

Registration Fee: $25/person

There is something about weaving a basket that takes you back to a simpler time and place. With today’s busy lifestyle, we all need to find a relaxing and enjoyable hobby. Join us at Powhatan Historic State Park and learn to weave a two pie/magazine basket. This is a great basket to start your love of weaving with! The cost is $25.00 and all supplies will be provided for you. Please bring a sack lunch. Space is limited. Call (870) 878-6765 or email and reserve your space today.

Pearl Stringing Workshop: Necklaces, Bracelets and Earrings

Saturday July 9, 2011

9:00am – 12:00pm or until done

Registration Fee: $20 per necklace, $10 per bracelet and $5 per earring set.

Freshwater pearls from the bottom of the Black River have been a large part of our local history, but what do you do with the pearls once their found? Join the staff at Powhatan Historic State Park to make beautiful necklaces, bracelets, or earrings from milky white pearls and learn about the history of the freshwater pearling industry on the Black River. Space is limited; call 870-878-6765 or email to reserve your spot. Note: the pearls used in this workshop were not harvested from the Black River.