This special event affords guests a greater appreciation of the talented craftsmen at Sauder Village, inspires guests to be creative, and provides great memories for all involved. Guests will be invited to explore their creativity by trying their hand at pottery, woodworking, blacksmithing, tinsmithing, weaving and more! Guests can also try making wooden tops, felt balls, wool butterflies and tussie mussies or help assemble a wooden bucket or sew a broom.
Activities for the day:
Drawing sessions with Eric Duepen Glass Blowing Experience with Mark Matthews (paid activity) Mini decorative brooms (make and take) God’s Eyes (make and take, “basket” activity) Felt Balls (make and take)
Try out the spinning wheels and carding wool (not a make and take) Wooden beaded necklaces (make and take) Printing (stamps and cards, make and take) Pottery on a pottery wheel (make a bowl) Wooden Tops (make and take) Coopering (put together a bucket and participants will be entered to win the bucket) Embroidery (mini hoops, make and take) Weaving bookmarks with weaving sticks (make and take) Cordage bracelets in N&N (make and take) Tussie Mussies (make and take) Cookie cutters with the tinsmith (make and take) Blacksmithing (paid activity, making a S-Hook for $15.00/ 13.00 members (no pre-registration, ages16 and up)