Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Cabin Fever Event Session 1

Leon's Amish-English Basket Making
04/22/2017 9:00 am
04/22/2017 4:00 pm

Feel like winter will never end?  Try a NEW learning Experience!  Learn how to make baskets, sew, knit, and quilt at one of the Leon Historical Society's Amish-English Events.  Both English and Amish teachers share their world and skills with you at these events.  Please come for the day and enjoy seeing and learning how things are done in the Amish and the Modern world.  Get involved and make a basket, or sew a tote bag, or knit a neck scarf, or quilt a pot holder.  Enjoy seeing how different and yet how similar our ways are.

Pre-registration is needed!  Call 716-296-5709 or 716-257-5272 to register today! 

Basket Making and Handmade Card Construction:
Amish Basket Making Instructor has been making handmade baskets fro many years and selling them from herhome in Leon Township.  Participants make a beautiful basket to take home.  English and Amish Scrapbookers show us how to create a beautiful and heart felt card to give or keep to remember this magical day.  The two entirely different ways produce something stunning and a joy to give or receive. 

Lunch: Additional $5 gets you:
Homemade Chili or Homemade Chicken Soup, Homemade Bread and Homemade Butter, Homemade brownies and coffee, tea, a soft drink or water.  There will be Amish Donuts and coffe, tea or water served at 9am to start off the work day - no charge!

Cost for day is $30 per Saturday, per person.  Classes run from 9am to 4pm.  All necessary supplies are provided, so you can take home a project from each day!  Lunch is available for an additional $5 or you may bring your own. 

All events are held at the Leon Fire Hall in Leon, NY, on Leon New Albion Road just off Route 62 at the four corners in Leon, NY. If your traveling south on 62 it is a left hand turn. The fire hall is within sight distance from 62. Signs will be posted to follow.

For more information on this event please visit https://www.facebook.com/Leon-Historical-Society-197130763730122/

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