Maplewood Theater Exhibit

Jan 14, 2013

Remember or hear family tales about the Maplewood Theater’s glory days? The Durand Hedden House and Garden Association wants to hear from you! In preparation for a forthcoming exhibit, Durand Hedden is collecting pictures, ephemera, and anecdotes about the Maplewood Theater’s 86 year run. Did you happen snap a Polaroid when Ghostbusters was playing? Found something on eBay you want to share with the world? Even as much as an old ticket stub, we want it! Stories and memories are also welcome. Contact us at info@durandhedden.org or 973-763-7712 to help make this exhibit a success.

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April 30, 2017, 1:00 PM

From Fleece to Cloth: Shearing, Spinning, Weaving

Explore how cloth is made at this fun, interactive event. Spinning—twisting fiber like wool into useable thread or yarn—and weaving with the thread to create cloth—date back 1000’s of years. Watch a shearer collect wool by shearing the fleece of two woolly-coated visitors from Kafka Farms. Members of the Essex County Spinners Guild will demonstrate the craft of hand spinning to create yarn and weaving students from Columbia High School’s fiber program will show the basics of how thread is next woven together into cloth.


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