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Arts of the Fur Trade

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**Arts of the Fur Trade**
**November 5, 11 am-4 pm**

A cornucopia of 19th century skills and crafts are on display during //Arts of the Fur Trade// on Saturday, November 5, 11 am-4 pm.

Dozens of the Fort’s re-enactors demonstrate and share their knowledge of period skills such as spinning, weaving, beading, blacksmithing, woodworking, cooking, instrument construction, and music. Guests of all ages may try their hand at various creative tasks making rope, pressing apples to make cider, and dipping candles.

Guests may also browse an Artisan Market and acquire a unique art or craft for home or for a gift. Both historic and modern interpretations of traditional crafts are available in the Market.

__Event admission__ is $5-$8, children 4 and younger are free. For more information call (253) 591-5339 or visit

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