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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park: Basic Sewing Workshop

January 22 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop: Basic Sewing – Potholder/Ovenmitt Instructor: Donna Horowitz Wednesday, January 22 12:30 – 3:30 pm Cost: $25.00 Min: 2 Max: 6 Learn the basic skills to make an oven mit & potholder. Course covers working with batting, basic quilting, sewing curves and working with bias binding. Student needs to bring: sewing machine (w/power cords & manual), scissors, pins. Instructor provides project supplies, iron, & board Register and pre-pay by calling the park at 423-543-5808.

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park: Sabine Hill Tour

January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Sabine Hill Tour Wednesday, January 22                                   1:00 pm Adults - $7.00; Ages 7 to 17 years - $3.00; 6 and under free Registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals Join Museum Curatorial Assistant Chad Bogart for a guided tour of this stately home built by Mary Patton Taylor, widow of Brigadier General Nathaniel Taylor. The site has been described as one of the finest examples of Federal architecture in the State of Tennessee. During your tour you will have the opportunity to take…

Rocky Mount State Historic Site: Music on the Mount

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Rocky Mount State Historic Site is relaunching its “Music on the Mount” concert series with a live performance by The Sons of Liberty on Saturday, January 25th at 1:00 p.m.   The Sons of Liberty are Daniel, Noah, and Joshua Smith. With a ten-year background in classical violin performance, the brothers began reenacting and playing the music of the eighteenth century in 2014. The uniqueness of their sound is enriched by their dynamic arrangements of traditional American songs.   The…

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park: Carter Mansion Tour

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Carter Mansion Tour Wednesday, January 29 1:00 pm Cost: $7.00 for adults. $3.00 ages 7 – 17 6 and under are free                                                                Max: 20 Pre-registration required -  www.tnstateparks.com/parks/sycamore-shoals Choose “Upcoming Events” in the left hand menu Join Ranger Davis for a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame house! Discover the secrets of this elegant frontier home and learn the history of the family who built it between 1775 and 1780. Tour will be given in 18 th  century period clothing. The…

Workshop: Quill Pens, Writing, & Letter Posting in the Early 19th Century

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop: Quill Pens, Writing, & Letter Posting in the Early 19th Century Hosted by the Sabine Hill Social Society Instructor: Chad Bogart Saturday, February 1            Morning Session 10:00 am, Afternoon Session 1:00 pm Cost: $10.00                                                                                  Max: 10 per session Handwritten letters are almost a thing of the past. Join Museum Curator Chad Bogart and learn more about this nearly forgotten art form. See how to fashion feathers into writing instruments, learn about the different types of ink and paper used…

Workshop:  Zipper Magic

February 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Workshop:  Zipper Magic Instructor:   Donna Horowitz Wednesday, February 5                                                                12:30 – 3:30 pm Cost:  $25.00                                                                                Min:  2      Max:   5 Ages 16 and up Description: take the fear out of sewing zippers! Student will learn to sew 3 types of zipper application: centered, lapped and invisible in this hands on workshop. Student needs to bring: sewing machine with power cords, pedal, regular and zipper foot, scissors & pins. Instructor will provide the needed supplies & handouts. Register and prepay…

Sabine Hill Guided Tour 

February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on February 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Sabine Hill Guided Tour       Wednesday, February 5                                                                      1:00 pm Wednesday, February 19                                                                    1:00 pm Adults - $8.00; Ages 7 to 17 years - $4.00; 6 and under free Tax included                                                                                       Max:  20 Registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals Choose “Upcoming Events” in the left hand menu   Join Museum Curatorial Assistant Chad Bogart for a guided tour of this stately home built by Mary Patton Taylor, widow of Brigadier General Nathaniel Taylor. The site has been described as one of the…

Carter Mansion Tour

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Carter Mansion Tour Wednesday, February 12                                                                    1:00 pm Wednesday, February 26                                                                    1:00 pm Adults - $8.00; Ages 7 to 17 years - $4.00; 6 and under free Tax included                                                                                         Max:  20 Registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals Join Ranger Davis for a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame house! Discover the secrets of this elegant frontier home and learn the history of the family who built it between 1775 and 1780. The John and Landon Carter Mansion is located…

The Infiltrators, narrative film

February 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Marco Saavedra and his partner Viridiana are planning a sort of prison break from the Broward Transitional Center in Florida, an immigration holding facility. As members of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance, they believe the best way to stop deportations is to do it from the inside. Playing out like a thriller heist film, the story unfolds through interwoven footage of real events and scripted re-enactments. The film’s producer, Darren Dean, will present a Q&A with the audience following the…

Workshop:  Late 18th – mid 19th Century Women’s Reticule

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Workshop:  Late 18th – mid 19th Century Women’s Reticule Instructor:  Donna Horowitz Wednesday, February 19                                                                               10:00 am – 3:00 pm Cost:   $35.00                                                                                                Min:  2      Max:  8 This sewing class will teach the techniques needed to make 3 separate styles of lined reticules in this hand on workshop. Course covers, self-made piping, double ruffles & basic sewing. Course is designed for machine sewing but hand sewing is welcomed. Instructor provides: Pattern, fabric, sewing tools, iron & board. Bring your…

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