December 14, 2008, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
The Durand-Hedden House invites the public to hear superb musician and historic interpreter Robert Mouland. Mr. Mouland will present an evocative holiday program in the role of Michael Keane, an Irish harper who came to America in 1754. The performance features the wire-strung Irish harp, pastoral pipes, Baroque flute Baroque violin, English guitar and the flageolette Visitors will be charmed by this holiday treat of beautiful songs and melodies and tales of the season.
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April 28, 2019, 1:00 PM
The Essex County Hand Spinners Guild will demonstrate the magical art of spinning fibers into yarn on hand spindles and spinning wheels, some antique or traditional in appearance, and some contemporary that have a modern look. Weavers will also demonstrate how cloth is made on a variety of looms. Visitors will also be invited to try their hands at spinning and weaving.