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2024 Open House

Dates: June 8 - June 8

We are so happy to be welcoming to the Glen our students, customers and community for our 9th annual Red Stone Glen Open House on June 8th. This year we are happy to have a list of new & some returning faces to bring our guests free education programs that are sure to inspire. Come for a short visit or stay the whole day from 10 am – 3 pm.

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Open House 10am until 3pm Rain or Shine!!!

Class Cancellations & Refunds

This year’s presenters span many different areas of study. Please check back with updates as more are added to the list.

Donna Fickett will be presenting information on Knitting Lace and Fair Isle with Shetland Wool.

Tracy Troutman and Red Stone Glen staff are happy to demonstrate and answer questions in regards to all small looms. Inkle, Swedish band looms, rigid heddle and even table looms. Here is an opportunity to try before you buy.

Melissa Weaver Dunning will be presenting information on Scottish District Checks and Tweeds.

Kris Benner-  from Luck Us Farm will be bringing her alpacas again!

Tom & Bink Knisely will be heading up our spinning wheels tent. Come and try a wide range of wheels suited for all, beginner to advanced spinners will have an opportunity to ask the experts.

Judy Donovan will be presenting information about her new sewing classes being offered here at Red Stone Glen. Sewing with your Hand Wovens is a passion for Judy that she eagerly wants to share with our weaving community.

Karen Wattai will be showing off her Tatting skills and you can stop by and try it out too! She will have samples from classes that she teaches here at Red Stone Glen. Tatted Edges and Tatted Snowflakes still have seats open!

Ron Tyler is back to share his love of processing and spinning flax. Using both historic and modern tools Ron makes spinning this ancient fiber accessible to all modern day spinners.

Dianne Kassekert will be back to demonstrate finishing techniques on your handwoven fabrics.

Jan Derry will be returning with her small army of silk worms. Spend time with Jan learning all about their life cycle, how they were historically, and so much more! Bring your questions and get a close-up look at these amazing fiber producing insects!

 

Terry Kunst, fleece judge for the PA Farm Show Sheep to Shawl competition will be bringing to the Glen her adorable babydoll sheep. She will talk about raising sheep, answer all your questions on what you need to start your own flock.

Talking Breads from Mechanicsburg, PA will be back again with their yummy treats starting at 10 until they sell out….which they will!

African Market Baskets

This year we are happy to have another large order of baskets on hand. These gorgeous backs are purchased by African Market Baskets. They work directly with artisans in Bolgatanga, Ghana and are wholeheartedly devoted to creating a positive experience for all involved.

Proceeds from the sale of their baskets help to provide healthcare, education and financial support to over 5,000 African weavers and their families. African Market Baskets™ is a member of the Fair Trade Federation.