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Living History Encounter: Wool

501 E Romeo Rd Romeoville, IL

Dates: May. 2, 2021
Times: 12:00PM-3:00PM
Location: Isle a la Cache Museum/Preserve, 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville, IL

Please note: Masks are required for all in-person, indoor and outdoor program participants, with the exception of those younger than 2 years old and those with a medical condition or disability that prevents them from wearing one, per state guidelines. Experience local history up close and personal. Spring is shearing time for sheep, so we will dive into all things wool, 18th-century style! Check out wool carding and drop spindling. See spinning wheels, knitting and more. During Living History Encounters, you may find cooks, seamstresses, voyageurs, soldiers or craftsmen sharing their talents. This is a drop-in program; come anytime between noon and 3 p.m. Fee: Free! Age: All ages. No registration is required for this program. Depending on the weather, this program will be offered indoors or outside. Isle a la Cache Museum is an accessible facility; outdoor activities may take place on uneven terrain. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online (https://www.reconnectwithnature.org/americans-with...) no later than 48 hours before the program. (Photo via Shutterstock)

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