Guild’s 2017 Demonstration Schedule — Educating and informing the public about traditional rug hooking is one of the objectives of our Guild. Demonstrating rug hooking at local events is the major way in which we fulfill this objective. Our participation not only helps promote rug hooking and our Guild, but also helps support local organizations and historical sites. The current schedule is shown below.
|April 22||Peter Wentz Farmstead - (Worcester, PA)||Pat McDonnell|
|May 6||Howell Living Farm - (Lambertville, NJ)||
|July 29 & 30||Mercer County 4-H Fair - (Howell Living Farm)||Karl Gimber|
|August 24||Hunterdon County 4-H Fair - (Ringoes, NJ)||Mary Passerello|
|September 9 & 10||Sheep & Fiber Festival - (Ringoes, NJ)||
|September 16||Historical Fall Festival - (Hilltown, PA)||
|October 7||Apple Butter Frolic -(Mennonite Heritage Center)||
|October 7||Quilt Day at Howell Farm -(Lambertville, NJ)||
|October 7||Colonial Market Day - (Newtown, PA)||
|November 25 & 26||Colonial Christmas - (Vanderveer House - Bedminster, NJ)||
All members are encouraged to assist in our demonstration efforts. You can participate for an hour or two or for the entire day. It is a satisfying activity to share our commitment to rug hooking with others. Please contact the coordinators for information on how you can help. Inform Jan Cole or Weezie Huntington if you have ideas or suggested additions to our schedule.