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Gene Elvehjem, Blacksmith
1998 Kanabec Fall Fest

2005

Picture Framing Workshops Offered at Kanabec History Center
Learn how to do your own framing from choosing mat colors, cutting mats, choosing the right molding, cutting and assembling the frame, cutting the glass to the finished framed art work. You will learn the proper types of mats, backing etc. to preserve your art work.

Each workshop is five hours long starting at 9:00 am and ending at 3:00 pm. A coffee hour and noon lunch will be provided. Bring a 4 x 6 inch photo to be framed. The finished framed piece will be 8 x 10 inches. Students will meet at the Kanabec History Center for about an hour and then finish the workshop at the Country Framer to cut mats and assemble the frames. Three separate workshops are being offered: January 29, February 12 and February 26. Call 320-679-1665 for fee information and to register for the workshops, each workshop is limited to 8 students.

The Kanabec History Center is located at 805 West Forest Avenue in Mora. Hours are Monday through Saturday 10 am to 4:30 pm.

Beginner Quilting Class at the Kanabec History Center
The Kanabec History Center is offering a beginning quilting class, taught by Diann Bos. Each participant will piece a 3 block table runner or a 4 block wall hanging using only 2 contrasting fabrics. Jan. 15 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. to assemble and sew the project. Class will meet again on Jan. 22-10:00 am to 12:00 to finish up their projects.

Diann Bos has taught quilting and other old world crafts for many years. She was one of the instructors at the Fanny Turgeon’s Quilt Shop in Mora. Diann has also taught classes and given demonstrations for many History Center events.

Call the Kanabec History Center at 320-679-1665 for fee information and to register for this class. The Kanabec History Center is located at 805 west Forest Avenue in Mora. Hours are 10 to 4:30 Monday through Saturday. Call 320-679-1665 for more information.

Teams are Forming Now for the Annual Kanabec History Center Rockathon Fundraiser
Saturday, February 26, 2005 is the date for this year’s Rockathon. Team members will be rocking around the clock from 7 a.m to 7 p.m in the Coin School on the History Center grounds.

Rockathon chairperson, Cory Stanchfield always makes sure that there is plenty of food and games to keep everyone busy. There will also be a quiet room for the readers. Teams are forming now. Contact the History Center at 320-679-1665 for more information. This is a very important fundraiser for the Center. Help us make this another successful Rockathon. The Kanabec History Center is located at 805 West Forest Avenue in Mora. Reg. Hours are Mon. thru Sat. 10 to 4:30 and Sun. 12:30 to 4:30.

We’re Looking for Entries for The Threads of Our Lives Show at the Kanabec History Center
The Kanabec History Center will once again have “The Threads of Our Lives Fiber & Quilt Show” in February. The fiber show will include quilts, weaving, crocheting, knitting, tatting, embroidery, etc. Open to household/decoratiing & clothing