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Pioneer craft fair to be held on Sept. 8

September 1, 2013
Reinbeck Courier

Plans are well under way for the 34th Annual Pioneer Craft Fair on September 8th in Morrison. The event begins at 11:00 AM and runs through 4:00 PM. The event takes place at the Grundy County Heritage Museum at 204 4th Street in Morrison.

The Pioneer Craft Fair is a non-commercial event emphasizing old-time crafts and activities. This year's fair includes quilting, embroidery, crochet, tatting, cross stitch, beekeeping, timber framing, fling knapping & arrowheads, rag rugs, horseshoe games, gold prospecting, Cedar Valley Civil War roundtable, Ostfriesen German cemetery story, musical entertainment, railroad displays, antique farm machinery displays, fireplace stew in the log cabin, butter churning, country schoolhouse exhibits, buckskinner camp, horse-drawn wagon rides, food stands, farmer's market.

The Sept. 8 event will also feature an exhibit titled "Let's Talk About YOUR Quilt" which will be led by Valorie Bonk. Bring your quilt and share what you know about it, and learn something you don't know about it. Every quilt in any condition, vintage or contemporary, large or small, utilitarian or heirloom, has a unique story to tell.

The following free activities will be offered for children: Barn stahl petting zoo, pony rides, hand pump duck races, hay stack treasure hunt, rock painting, buckskinner camp with horse-drawn wagon rides.

A food stand will be available for your enjoyment.

Check out website www.grundycounty.org to find more details on the schedule of events.

 
 

 

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