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Homespun Fun

Island Farm 1140 N. US Hwy 64, Manteo

Learn how early islanders turned sheep's wool into clothing with this hands-on lesson! Participating farm-goers will card and spin wool into personal bracelet keepsakes while learning about the farm’s sheep and fabric-making tools. Included with the price of admission to Island Farm.

Corn Husks in the Courtyard

Dare County Arts Council 300 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo

Dare County Arts Council and Island Farm are teaming up to provide a truly unique courtyard demonstration. On Thursday, May 26th from 11 am - 2 pm, David Russell will be demonstrating how to weave a chair seat bottom using corn husks, an almost lost craft that was practiced in the area for many generations. ... Read more