Family Fiber Arts Day

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Name: Family Fiber Arts Day
Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
     The Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society will host Fiber Arts artisans demonstrating their various skills and techniques for a Family Fiber Arts Celebration on Saturday, May 18, from 1 to 4. Visitors can interact with the exhibitors as they demonstrate lacemaking, stitching beanbags on a pedal-operated sewing machine, hand-quilting, basketmaking, carding Alpaca wool, and more. Children will experience old-time activities such as bubble-making, filling beanbags after shelling corn, doing laundry with a washboard and wringer, rag hair-curling, and rope-making.   The museum store will be open and artisan craftwork will be sold. Refreshments and homemade ice-cream will be available for purchase, and live music will add to the festive experience! 
Event Media:
Kishwaukee Valley Heritage Society and Museum
622 Park Avenue
Genoa, IL 60135
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, May 18
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Christi, Shelley, Orrin or Cynthia at 815-784-5559.
Free admission
Museum store will be open; food, homemade ice-cream and some artisan handwork will be sold.
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