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April 2020

Pioneer Scribe – Early Settlers Letter Writing for Girl Scouts

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dr. Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR
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lewis and clark summer camp for kids Oregon

For Girl Scouts: Learn about early letter writing in Oregon history, including getting your very own handwritten letter from a child on the Oregon Trail! (These were written by SCEC, some based on true accounts.) We will read our letters to each other, discuss them, and write a short adventure story about the child in the letter. Then you can dress up in our pioneer costumes and give yourself a new pioneer name. Create and write a poem about your…

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May 2020

Girls Scouts Only: Pioneer Girls Early Settlers May 2020

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Dr. Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR
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Go back in time and live like an Oregon settler in 1890 at the historic Dr. Snapp House. Built in 1886, this home is in a park next to the Coast Fork Willamette River. Pioneer dress-up clothes and bonnets are available or bring your own. Fun activities and authentic "chores" and crafts await you in this class where you can earn your Playing the Past badge in a truly unique and hands-on way. Activities may include: churning butter, grinding grain,…

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Homestead Arts: Homemade Condiments

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dr. Snapp House, 360 S. River Rd.
Cottage Grove, OR
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$22
homemade condiments cooking class homesteading singing creek center

Make your next picnic amazing with your own home-made condiments. Learn how to make mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, and relish, and how to tailor each recipe to make your own signature versions. Bring three small containers to take home a share of what we make in class.Kevin Prier lives in Eugene and is the father of two homeschooled children. He teaches urban homesteading classes for adults through community centers in Eugene and Springfield, with workshops on gardening and foraging; fermenting sauerkraut,…

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Alpacas Day- Spinning and Fiber Arts- May 2020

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Aragon Alpacas, 33005 Dillard Rd
Eugene, United States
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$10

Join us on Saturday, May 16th at Aragon Alpacas for a fuzzy, friendly and FUN day of learning about alpacas and fiber arts. We will pet the alpacas and may even see some newborn babies! Go inside and learn needle felting, spinning, carding wool and finger crocheting. Dress in your pioneer costume for some wonderful themed photo opps. Join us rain or shine to meet some sweet, docile alpacas and learn all about the many uses of their wool. This…

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