Friday, June 9th
Join Ranger Monique to learn about games that children would have
played during the 1700 and 1800s. We also get to play each game. We
will meet at the log cabin.
Let's Make Butter
Join Ranger Monique to learn about churning butter. We also make and
sample butter made that day! We will meet at the log cabin.
Saturday, June 10th
10:00 a.m.- Cave Hike
Join Interpretative Ranger, Josh, for a hike to Bunkum Cave. Make
sure to wear sturdy shoes and bring plenty of water. We will meet at
1:00 p.m.- Animal Pelts
Join Interpretative Ranger Josh to see some cool animal pelts,
skulls, and scat! We will talk about each animal and how people used
them in the past. We will meet at the picnic tables behind the museum.
Sunday, June 11th
Join us for an afternoon of old timey baseball. If you would like to
learn about how we used to play America's pastime, you just need to
meet us in the field behind the museum. We will talk about the rules
and play a quick game.
3:00 p.m.- Log Cabin and Period Garden Tour
Join Interpretative Ranger Josh to tour of log cabin and see the
gardens. We talk about the history of cabins in the area and what
life was like in the 1870s.
Beginning Knitting for Children
Cordell Hull will be offering a 4-part series of classes on June
13, 15, 20, and 22nd at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday and
Thursday. The children will learn the basics steps of knitting and we
will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off. Each day, they
will work on their knitting project with a instructor. This class is
for children ages 8 and older. All supplies will be provided for each
student. The fee is $10 per child and we will meet at the park
office. You can register online at http://tnstateparks.com/parks/
Watercolor Painting: Summer Landscape
Join us Wednesday, June 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to learn and
practice watercolor techniques and styles with Sue Duncan. Children
need to 12 years and older to participate. Supplies are included.
The fee is $20 per person. You can register online at http://
Join us Saturday, June 17 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. to learn the
art of shuttle tatting. Christina Wilkins will teach us how to make
lace using rings and chains connected together. We will learn the
basic stitches and progress into more difficult stitches. All
supplies will be provided. The fee is $10 per person.
You can register online at http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/