Stone's Trace Historical Society
Stone's Tavern & Stone's Trace Regulators


2018 Schedule 
FREE demonstrations and instructions. Family Fun!

Artisan Workshops!
Learn Crafts!
The only cost to each participant is for craft materials.
Watch Demonstrations, Join the Fun, Learn a new skill or craft! Refine skills you already have! Or, just come and enjoy the company of history loving folks! We always enjoy visiting with area friends about the history of this area.

Pre-registration is requested but not required for any classes.  All events – rain or shine.

2018 Summer Workshop Schedule:

June 24, Sunday, 1-4pm EST:

Bring the family and attend our special event, a Pie Baking Contest and Pie Auction.  All events – rain or shine.
Event is FREE.

Special Event
Pie Baking Contest
:  Four categories:  1) Fruit (any fruit pie),  2) Non-refrigerated cream, pudding or jell (sugar cream, rhubarb cream, peanut butter, lemon, etc.),  3) Miscellaneous (mincemeat, pecan, etc.), 4) Any vintage pie from pre-1900 recipe.

Pie Contest Rules:

No entry fee. Public is invited to participate.
Participant must complete application form with name, address, phone and email if available.
Pies accepted for judging from 1p to 2p on the day of the event. Judging begins @ 2:15p.
Participant must bake of the 2 same pies; 1 for contest and 1 for auction. Single use (like aluminum) pans are recommended.
No glass, metal or any other kind of pan will be returned.
Participant must provide recipe for contest.  Recipe must be picked up that day or it will be destroyed. 
Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Grand Champion Pie. Ribbons.  
Ribbons awarder to the first three places in each of the four pie categories. All participants receive a ribbon for entering 2 pies.
Pies entered in the contest will be cut and sold @ $2 per slice when judging is over.

Pie Auction: 
Begins @ approximately 3p.
Participant does not have to be in contest to bring a pie for the auction.  No refrigerated pies.
Use disposable, single use pie plates. Glass plates (or any other type) will not be returned.
Join Mike Weimer, auctioneeer, for an afternoon of fun and take home a pie for the family.

SPECIAL EVENT: Fiber Fest 1p - 4p
Meet fiber vendors from Fort Wayne, Goshen, Warsaw & Albion.
See the colorful yarns and woolen fabric, spinning wheels, looms and other accessories available for your fiber crafting enjoyment.
Talk with fiber art demonstrators showing weaving, punch needle, needle felting quilting, penny rugs, candle wicking, spinning and other fiber crafts.

For more information, contact Janet Sweeney 260.856.2666, member of Stone's Trace Historical Society.

July 23, Sunday, 1-4pm:

Workshop Classes:
Instructor, Brandon Oswald and Bruce Teegarden will guide you through the historical background and forging process of making a twisted, metal "S"-hook.  No open toe footwear.  Shorts are discouraged. Black pot cooking articles on display. Minimum age requirement is 14. Ages 14-17 must have a responsible adult present for permission to participate.  Supplies – $5.

Growing & Cooking with Herbs - Join Liz Lightner and Sherry DeLong, long time Noble County Master Gardeners, and learn how to grow and enhance your cooking with herbs.  Food tasting, herb samples, and plants to purchase.  No age limit.  Supplies $0.

Black Pot Cookery - Join our demonstrators as they prepare pioneer style fare over a campfire.  Sample the delicious array of food.  Recipes available.  No cost.

For more information, contact Janet Sweeney 260.856.2666, member of Stone's Trace Historical Society.



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