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Join us for a wonderful walking tour of the historic homes in the East Skinner Butte neighborhood, concluded with a special wine reception at the beautiful historic Pironi house. Doug and Sherrill, the owners, love to entertain and will delight you with true stories about their house and property. Hear about the latest developments and upcoming projects from both organizations putting on this event: the Lane County History Museum and the Singing Creek Educational Center. This event was delightful two…Find out more »
CLASS IS FULL- PLEASE CHECK BACK AGAIN IN SPRINGBefore reliable refrigeration, anyone with a cow would know the process to turn any excess milk into cheese so it wouldn’t spoil. We will make a fresh hard cheese from whole milk and a cheese culture, and learn about different hard and soft cheese cultures and processes. We will go through the entire process from cultured milk to formed cheese ready for the press. We will also go over how to make…Find out more »
Join us for a fun and kid-friendly vintage Halloween party at the Snapp House in Cottage Grove! Games, crafts, activities and spooky shadow puppet play. Also a yummy bake sale! This event is candy and plastic free. Crafts are old-fashioned and made with real materials. Space is limited to 20 kids and their parent(s).
Pre-registration only for this event. Fun activities include: Lavender Ghosts, Raffia witches brooms, Halloween bingo with pioneer toy prizes, Shadow Puppet play "The Little Hobgoblin", and meet some famous ghosts!Find out more »
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,…Find out more »
Even with a local apothecary, early settlers relied mainly on their local herb gardens to provide basic medicine. Learn to make a variety of healing skin creams, lip balms, herbal salves and tinctures for gifts or a treat for yourself. Take home some lip balm and herbal skin cream. Class is taught by Kevin Prier, and is held at the Snapp House in Cottage Grove, at 360 S. River Road. All supplies and instruction included. For teens and adults only,…Find out more »