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Heritage Day @ Peirce Mill

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Visit friendsofpeircemill.org for information on special tours and events including: Heritage Day

Join us for some traditional fun for all ages:

–Learn about West-African kente cloth weaving and watch a demonstration by Chapuchi Bobbo Ahiagble.
–Craft a drop spindle, use our miniature loom, or weave a yarn basket.
–Take our recently recommissioned rope-making machine for a spin.
–See 200-year-old grist mill grind corn into cornmeal.
–Marvel at 19th-century medicine as Dr. Stonestreet treats common milling accidents.
–Tap your toes to some live folk music.
–And from 2:30 to 3:30, enjoy a demonstration by the DC Square Dance Collective

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Seasonal food and beverages will be available for purchase.

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Details

Date:
October 12
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Washington, DC + Google Map