Primitive Technology Weekend
May 2nd & 3rd, 2020
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Primitive Technology Weekend – All ages. You are invited to the Willow Grove Nature Center’s Annual Primitive Technology Workshop for the purpose of sharing knowledge and hands-on experience in the replication of items composed of stone, bone, wood, and natural fibers. FREE! Reservations NOT required. Willow Grove Nature Center at Cromwell Valley Park.
Schedule of Activities:
- 10 AM-4 PM Supervised bow and arrow shooting for families, children and adults.
- 10 AM-4 PM Coils and Pinch Pots AND Fish Prints with Red Ochre
- 11 AM-4 PM Presentation on “The Art of Oceanic Canoe Building”.
- 11:30 AM Presentation on “Nixtamalization
- 12:30 PM Methods of Primitive cooking, including the use of ceramic pots and a large pit bake will be demonstrated.
- 1:30 PM Demonstration of the ancient tradition and fine art of bow making
- 2:30 PM Fish Traps! Fishing just got easier!
- 7 PM Presentation on ancestral, traditional, and modern food practices
SUNDAY, MAY 3rd, 2020
- 8 AM Bow Shoot
For more information regarding our Primitive Technology Weekend, please contact the Park Office at 410.887.2503 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For a detailed list of activities and speakers, please click HERE.
For a complete detailed schedule of activities including speakers, please click HERE.