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September 2017

Lady’s Egg Gathering Basket Weaving Workshop

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on September 26, 2017 at 7:00pm

Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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***SOLD OUT*** This is a two session class (the total fee is $85 member, $105 non-member). Going to town? Visiting a neighbor or a friend? A proper farm lady always had her 'fancy' egg basket to show off her hen's goods! Whether you're a lady or a gentleman, this two session basket class taught by expert Barbara Blossey-Chuvalas, will teach you "twill weave" and "flare shaping." The basket features natural materials and oak handle with beautiful intricate detail.

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Celebrate National Public Lands Day! Hike at Hallock State Park Preserve

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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There's a new State Park next door to Hallockville Museum Farm -- join us for a guided nature walk! The recently-opened Hallock State Park Preserve offers beautiful fields, woodland trails, Hallock Pond and beachfront on the Long Island Sound, all perfectly suited for nature exploration. Naturalist John Turner and local guide Richard Wines will lead you to point out migrating birds, animal tracks, woodland flora and more. You will also hear about the conservation of the parkland and the adjacent…

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October 2017

Felted Soap

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Explore the possibilities of wet felting when you wrap your favorite bar of soap with extra fine merino wool and silk. As wool shrinks and felts around the soap, it turns into an all natural built-in washcloth. Merino wool is organically anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, so your soap will stay fresh and last three-times longer! You will leave with two milk and honey shea butter bars. Makes a wonderful gift or pamper yourself! Click Here to Register for the Class OR…

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Log Cabin in the Woods Quilted Ornament

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Learn this traditional quilting technique (by hand or machine—your choice) and make a tree ornament. This is a traditional foundation pieced workshop, in the log cabin style. It’s a great to use up scraps, hand sew in your recliner, to use in quilts, table runners, place-mats, ornaments, you name it! Bring scissors and basic sewing supplies (and Christmas fabric scraps in white, off white, gold, red and green to share also!) And your sewing machine with neutral thread. Foundation provided…

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Harvest Themed Block Printed Tote Bags

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Join us in creating fun harvest themed block prints on fabric. No experience necessary. Block printmaking methods have been used for centuries to create images for illustrations, fine arts and textile designs. During the 18th century artisans were inspired by textiles that came from the Far East. They learned to use intricate block prints to create beautiful fabrics. In this workshop we will explore simple techniques used to cut linoleum blocks and print them on fabric tote bags. CLICK HERE…

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Quilt & Stitch Group

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm–Hudson House, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead , NY 11901 United States
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Join this relaxed group, interested in preserving and sharing the hand folk arts of quilting and needlework in a historic setting. ALL are welcome! Come in the morning and stay all day, or come when you can! To find out more about the group visit The Quilt and Stitch Group website. 10 AM - 12 PM  TBA 12 PM - 1 PM Brown Bag Discussion 1 PM - 4 PM Open Sew (bring what you are working on!)

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Nantucket Style Basket Weaving Workshop

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Deck your autumn table in style after you learn to weave this Nantucket-style basket. It features a 9” oak round base. Natural and dyed spokes evoke crisp fall air tinged with wood-smoke and are woven with fall inspired colors on the sides and your finished basket will feature a bowl with a study rim. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP Or, please call 631.298.5292 • $85 Members or $105 Non-members. • Ages 18 and over

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Shibori Scarf Workshop with Vivien Pollack

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Shibori is a Japanese term for several methods of dying fabric by folding, stitching, twisting or securing it before dying to produce patterns. Come learn some simple easy ways to produce a painted scarf using different shibori techniques. We will explore different folds and ways to produce lovely designs. When the class is over you will have your own custom scarf plus you will make sample pieces. Materials: Wear old clothes or bring an apron and bring protective gloves. Dyes,…

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Hallockville Carvers Meeting

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 31, 2017

Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Is wood carving a hobby of yours? We think that's fantastic! Join this group of carving enthusiasts who meet the last Sunday of every month at Hallockville Museum Farm. All skill levels are welcome just bring a carving knife (or we'll lend you one!) and some ideas for a project and we will help you on your way. If you have questions about your skill level need some help with project ideas please contact the coordinator of the group, Mark…

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November 2017

Nuno Felted Autumn Shawl

November 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Learn the techniques of Nuno felting. (“Nuno” is Japanese for “Fabric”). This technique was developed in the early 90′s and combines raw wool with a loose or open weave material in order to create a light weight fabric. Students will create a beautiful shawl out of organic cotton OR silk. Students will email instructor in advance to their desired color palette ahead of time. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR CLASS or please call, 631.298.5292 or email lisa@hallockville.com •$65 Members or…

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