Saturday, February 25th  from 12 - 5 pm 

Join us for a day of family friendly, folk arts demonstrations. You'll see practicing artists throughout the museum's exhibits all afternoon. We'll also have workshops/performances during the day for an even more immersive folk arts experience. Traditional fiber arts and folk life demonstrations and vendors will be featured, and visitors can enjoy Hmong/Hmoob cloth balls, wool spinning, weaving, wood turning, needle felting, mixed media creations, and more...

Admission: $10 Adults | $8 Seniors | $5 Students
Free for Children under 5 and CVM members

Check out Special Live Presentations/Performances!

In the Auditorium: 
• 12:15-1:00pm - Puzzle Making with Sarah Stackhouse
• 2:00-2:45pm -  The Art of Maple Syrup presented by Beaver Creek Reserve
 • 3:45-4:30pm  - Balloon Art Stories and Sculptures with Kevin Schwartz (The Balloon Guy)

In the Museum Library:
• 12:00-3:00pm - The Art of Artiface fly Tying interactive display by Dan Perkins
• 3:00-5:00pm - Genealogical research with help from the Genealogical Research Society of Eau Claire

Music in the Farm House Theater:
• 1:15-1:45pm - Folk Songs on the Dulcimer & Guitar by Amalia Dyar followed by Noah Tashner
• 3:00-3:30pm - Ragtime Piano by Jim Radloff

Look for these artists throughout the museum

• Beaver Creek Reserve Naturalists

• Susan Frame – Portable Weaving Techniques (Demo) + Handwoven Llama Rugs & Runners

• Eau Claire Public Library – Dabblebox activities with Anna Zook

• Yia Lor – Cloth Ball Making & Paj Ntaub

Eric Kayser & John Suppon – Model Railroading

• Fiber Friends – Wool Spinning, Weaving & More

• Beth Ivankovic (Priory Farms) – Drop Spindles

West Wisconsin Wood Carving Guild – Chip Carving

• Chippewa Valley Woodturners Guild – Woodturning

• Mary Decker – Needle Felting

• Sarah Stackhouse – Puzzle Making

• Andrea Seifert – Curlee Acres Farm + Three Rivers Fibershed Education Booth

• Bethany Shuda – Folk Harps

• Nobuko Fukuda – Needle Felting

• Christy Skuban – Felted Hats & Jewelry

• Presleigh Olson-Buehler – Alcohol Ink Dyed Art with straws

• Eau Claire K-Kids Club – Fleece Tied Blankets

• Jane Hansen - Autumn Larch Farm LLC

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    Folk Arts Festival 2018

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