October 20 to 24 This five-day trip to Puerto Rico will feature an introduction to seventy years of Mennonite history in Puerto Rico. It will also feature sight-seeing to some of the most significant landmarks on the Island of Enchantment. Fee charged, advanced registration required
October 22, 9 am to 12 pm, with Martha Brunner & Jess McPherson The basics of dyeing will be presented along with instructions for you to try your own dyeing. Learn the art of natural dyeing using a wood fire. Dyes will include onion skins, sassafras, bloodroot, and ragweed. Instructors again this year will be […]
November 5, 9 am to 12 pm, with Barbara Christy, Seneca Beads were made by Native Americans from shells, and after European contact, glass beads were an important traded item. Native Americans used trade beads to decorate clothing and create jewelry. Students will be guided in creating a project. Register here.
November 5, 12:30 to 3:30 pm, with MaryAnn Robins, Onondaga Among many Native tribes, hollow porcupine quills were dyed and used to adorn clothing and make jewelery. Students will learn the basics of quillwork and make a project. Register here.
November 7, 7 pm Increasingly, customers expect that businesses don’t just have ethics but act ethically. Hear from Jessica King, Executive Director of ASSETS Lancaster and a panel of entrepreneurs share about social enterprises, triple bottom lines, and B-Corps. Neffsville Mennonite Church, Free