Old skills on dis­play

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Get ready to step back in time. On Sun­day, Au­gust 12, OLD FASH­IONED DAY will be held at the Cook­shire Fair­grounds, Ma­caulay Cen­tre, from 1 to 5 p.m. Over 30 demon­stra­tions and dis­plays of her­itage hand crafts and trades, also an­tique ma­chin­ery and tools. Watch and learn: quilt­ing, wool spin­ning, em­broi­dery, cro­chet, knit­ting, rug hook­ing, wood sculp­ture, black­smithing, cooper­ing, tim­ber frame con­struc­tion, her­itage gar­den­ing, and much more. Ad­mis­sion fee in­cludes tea with home­made scones and jam, horse and wagon rides, “old tyme” mu­sic all af­ter­noon. Other food avail­able. Artists De­nis Palmer and Stu­art Main sketch­ing and paint­ing on site. Pre­sented by the EATON COR­NER MU­SEUM. For more info call 819889-2698, or the Mu­seum at 819-875-5256. A great way to spend a sum­mer af­ter­noon!

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