Workshop attendees will make their own chatelaine, which will include decorative scissors, to keep important sewing notions at the ready.
Workshop attendees will learn how flowers, bark, and even bugs can be used to create beautiful dyes.
This 26th annual celebration of President James K. Polk’s birthday is one of our largest events throughout the year. This year’s event will be particularly special as we close out our 50th anniversary year of celebrations. Join us to see living history demos, live musical performances, crafts, games, and a mixture of modern and historical vendors selling all manner of delightful goods. All admission proceeds raised go to the Friends of the Polk Birthplace (www.jameskpolk.net) a non profit, 501 (c)(3) that supports the educational mission of the museum.
Admission for non-members is $5 per car. Friends of the President Polk Birthplace receive free admission.
Workshop attendees will weave their own small basket with classic fall colored reeds.
Look, listen, and make at the museum! Come with your child to hear "Llama Llama Holiday Drama" by Anna Dewdney read aloud. Then craft an ornament for your holiday tree. Recommended for pre-K through 1st grade.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Admission: $5.00 per child, includes all craft materials
Come craft your own fun and festive holiday ornaments with us! We'll provide the materials, and you provide your creative touch. Create one or two of your very own ornaments to take home: a miniature wreath and/or a wood slice ornament. Keep an eye on our social media for some examples leading up to the event! Pre-Registration will be available, remaining slots will be available on a first come, first serve basis for drop-in visitors the day of.
Hours: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Admission: $5.00 for one ornament or $8.00 for two
Friends of President Polk's Birthplace, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. PO Box 475, Pineville, NC 28134