AT THE OLDE SCHOOLHOUSE, SHEDDING LIGHT ON OLD-TIME ARTS
Harry Schroeder of Temperance enlightens Sydney Dec of Lambertville about how socks were made in days gone by, thanks to his historical sock-knitting machine, part of the annual Olde Schoolhouse Commons festival in Lambertville. The event featured other artisans and demonstrations, facepainting, and entertainment.
Slug: NBRN festival09p Date: 10/04/2008 The Blade/Amy E. Voigt Location: Lambertville, Michigan CAPTION: Katie Macaro, from Temperance, makes a silhouette during the annual festival at the Olde Schoolhouse Commons, on October 4, 2008. The event featured artisans, demonstrations, facepainting, pumpkin decorating, and entertainment. THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGTEnlarge
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Among the other crafts was the tracing and cutting of silhouettes, demonstrated by Katie Macaro of Temperance.
Slug: NBRN festival09p Date: 10/04/2008 The Blade/Amy E. Voigt Location: Lambertville, Michigan NOTE: This woman would only say she was from "Gourdonville" CAPTION: Angie Ouellette-Tower, gourd artist, works on a Halloween gourd during the annual festival at the Olde Schoolhouse Commons, on October 4, 2008. The event featured artisans, demonstrations, facepainting, pumpkin decorating, and entertainment. THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGTEnlarge
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The decorating of pumpkins and gourd drew others at the Old Schoolhouse. Plying her art amid gourds of all sizes is Angie Ouellette-Tower of Temperance.
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