AT THE OLDE SCHOOLHOUSE, SHEDDING LIGHT ON OLD-TIME ARTS
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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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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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.
Among the other crafts was the tracing and cutting of silhouettes, demonstrated by Katie Macaro of Temperance.
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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