STEPPING INTO THE PAST

2017 SATURDAY SERIES

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Just another benefit to spending a Saturday with us!

Each Saturday from 10am-3pm demonstrations and displays of  
traditional arts, crafts and trades are featured on-site.  
All activities are included with regular admission to the Museum, annual passes are available.

Food Processing: Hog killing demonstration(activities from 8am-11am)                                               

January 28

Spinning, Casting and Knotting:  Fabric art demonstrations

February 4

Health and Beauty: Soap Making

February 11

North Carolina Agribusiness: Information and activities regarding NC Agriculture

February 18

Personal Expressions: Jewelry making demonstrations                         

February 25

Spinning, Casting and Knotting:  Fabric art demonstrations

March 4

Working the Land: Antique tractor displays/farmer appreciation                                        

March 11

Day of Sharing: Volunteer Projects, Museum Closed (subject to change)

March 18

Flat Pickin' and Buck Dancing: Musician on-site

March 25

Spinning, Casting and Knotting:  Fabric art demonstrations

April 1         

Blacksmith: Metal work demonstrations    

April 8

North Carolina Agribusiness: Information and activities regarding NC Agriculture

April 15

Basket Weaving: Handmade basket demonstrations, items for sale                                                                          

April 22

Let the Games Begin: Traditional games, hands on activities

April 29

Spinning, Casting and Knotting:  Fabric art demonstrations

May 6         

Documenting Past & Present: Featuring NC Authors                                      

May 13

North Carolina Agribusiness: Information and activities regarding NC Agriculture

May 20    

Whittling: Woodworker demonstration             

May 27

Spinning, Casting and Knotting:  Fabric art demonstrations

June 3

Broom and Rug Making:Demonstrations on-site             

June 10

Endless Yard Sale: Johnston County Endless Yard Sale

June 16 & 17

Capturing our Past:Featuring Art and Photography                                

June 24

Spinning, Casting and Knotting:  Fabric art demonstrations

July 1         

Ice Cream Social: Celebrate Independence Day with us, one free scoop of ice cream                                                                            

July 8

North Carolina Agribusiness: Information and activities regarding NC Agriculture

July 15

Sweet Treat: Watermelon slices available to the public, seed spitting contest

July 22

‘Baccer Stringin’ & Tyin’:  Demonstrations of preparing tobacco for curing and selling                                             

July 29

Spinning, Casting and Knotting:  Fabric art demonstrations

August 5

Good Ole Tobacco Chants: Auctioneer chants and auction house info

August 12

North Carolina Agribusiness: Information and activities regarding NC Agriculture

August 19

Personal Expressions: Jewelry making demonstrations                         

August 26

Spinning, Casting and Knotting:  Fabric art demonstrations

September 2

Jammin’ & Cannin’: Information and tips on preserving your favorite foods

September 9

North Carolina Agribusiness: Information and activities regarding NC Agriculture

September 16

Sunday Drive: Antique cars on display

September 23

Hand Dipped:Candle making

September 30

Spinning, Casting and Knotting:  Fabric art demonstrations

October 7

Flat Pickin’ and Buck Dancin’:Bluegrass and Country music

October 14

North Carolina Agribusiness: Information and activities regarding NC Agriculture

October 21

Churning & Yearning: Butter making, hands on activities

October 28

Spinning, Casting and Knotting:  Fabric art demonstrations

November 4

BBQ Cook Off Challenge: BBQ and family fun activities

November 10 & 11

North Carolina Agribusiness: Information and activities regarding NC Agriculture

November 18

Tis' the Season: Holiday craft show, items for sale

November 25

 

Check Facebook regularly for more details on upcoming Saturday Series programming!
Activities are subject to vendor/demonstrator participation and weather.  Some activity materials may require additional costs.  Visit www.tobaccofarmlifemuseum.org or call 919-284-3431 for further details.  
 

 

Program Sponsors Include:

                                                                                                                       
                                                
This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, with funding form the National Endowment for the Arts. 
 
 
                                        
 
                         
 
Southern Container Corporation of Wilson, Inc. 

Honors & Memorials

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The New Digital Honors and Memorials Program is dedicated to Suzanne Bailey and is sponsored by The Heritage Bank.  The information gathered by this program provides resources for historians, authors and individuals looking for family lineage.

Honors & Memorials

Contact Us

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    PO Box 88
    709 North Church Street
    Kenly, North Carolina

  • Telephone: 919-284-3431
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