Threads & Strings

Description: Join us for a day of weaving and music!
Donations Appreciated!

Threads - Weavers from the Hartford Artisans Weaving Center will demonstrate weaving skills and historical techniques, and make progress on the Electa Cheney 1825 reproduction flannel. Spinners will demonstrate wool and linen spinning. Also, rug braiding will be demonstrated. Visitors will have an opportunity to try their own hands on loom and wheel!

Strings - The Connecticut Guitar Ensemble and harpist Haley Hewitt will perform, along with a local mandolin and guitar duo.

Learning Opportunities: Find out about local weaving, spinning, rug braiding & musical learning opportunities, and sign up for Summer painting, drawing & sculpture classes at Cheney Homestead Arts.org

Tour the 1785 Homestead, gardens, 1751 Keeney Schoolhouse and learn about Manchester, the Cheney family and Early American life.
Location: Cheney Homestead Museum 106 Hartford Rd, Manchester
Date: Sunday, June 12, 2022
Time: 12:00pm-4:00pm EDT
Duration: 4 hours
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Created by: csiccalendar
Updated: Monday, May 23, 2022 12:32pm EDT