Saturday April 18  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM  in the Stoner Barn

You Can’t Weather Proof Historic Windows, Can You?:  Workshop in Historic Window Restoration - Instructor: David Gibney

LACI’s Restoration Craftsmen David Gibney will teach you how to remove sashes out of a window unit, the proper way to remove paint, glazing and glass, basic repairs to window frames and sills, the proper procedure for reglazing windows, installing ropes or chains on existing window weights and how to install weather stripping to the window sash for an airtight window unit.  In addition he will provide a brief history of the styles of historic windows.  Sign up required.

Number of Participants - Minimum: 6 - Maximum: 15.

 

Saturday May 2  11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Stoner Archaeological Site

Stoner Farm Archaeology: a Walk Through Time Part I - Instructors: Scott Parker, Trent Carbaugh

Take a walk around the Stoner Farm archaeological site with LACI archaeologists Scott Parker and Trent Carbaugh.  They will explain the 276 years of Stoner history that you will see before you and how the information was uncovered through archaeological research.  Sign up required. Number of Participants - Minimum: 6  Maximum: 15.

 

Saturday June 6  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM  in the Stoner Barn

The Artifact Roadshow - Experts: Scott Parker, Trent Carbaugh, J. Michael Logan, David Gibney, Kitty Monn, Ann Spottswood

Bring artifacts, antiques, stuff you have always wanted to know what it was and our panel of experts will tell you what we know about it.  It won’t be easy, but see if you can stump the panel.  No sign up necessary no minimum or maximum number of participants - as long as you come between 9:00 and 1:00 we will look at your stuff.

 

Saturday July 18 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Stoner Farm - Fire!

Come to the Stoner Farm and learn about how fire was made and used throughout history and prehistory through hands-on living history demonstration, displays and . . . well you name it and we probably got it.  You may be surprised at some of what you see and learn.  No sign up required, open to the public free of charge.

 

Saturday August 1 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM  in the Stoner Barn

Eighteenth century surveying and the Mason Dixon Line - Instructors: Trent Carbaugh, Scott Parker

Trent Carbaugh and Scott Parker will take you through the contentious history of the boundary line between Pennsylvania and Maryland that eventually came to be known as the Mason Dixon line.  At the same time they will explain the process that Mason and Dixon had to go through in order to survey the line and show you some of the materials and equipment that they would have used.  Sign up required. Number of Participants - Minimum: 6  Maximum: 20.

 

Saturday September 12  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM  in the Stoner Barn

Brick, Mortar and Stone: Workshop in Historic Masonry  Instructors: J. Michael Logan, David Gibney

LACI’s restoration craftsmen J. Michael Logan and David Gibney will teach you the ins and outs of historic masonry.  With their instruction you will get a chance to try out what you learn on an historic building.  Sign up required.

Number of Participants - Minimum: 6  Maximum: 15.

 

Saturday October 3  11:00 AM to 1:00 PM  at the Stoner Archaeological Site

Stoner Farm Archaeology: a Walk Through Time Part II - Instructor: Scott Parker

In the second of our series of archaeology walks Scott Parker will take you on a tour of the Stoner Farm archaeological site and show you the progress that has been made during the 2020 excavations.  He will explain all the new finds and how they tie in, or not, with what was found before.  Sign up required. Number of Participants - Minimum: 5  Maximum: 15

 

Saturday October 3  1:30 PM to 3:30 PM  in the David Stoner House Yard

Life during the French and Indian War - Instructors: Trent Carbaugh, J. Michael Logan

Trent Carbaugh and J. Michael Logan will show you, through living history demonstration what it was like to live during the French and Indian War.  We think you will be surprised at some of what you see and hear.  Sign up required.

Number of Participants - Minimum: 6  Maximum: 20

 

Saturday November 7  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM  in the David Stoner House

Workshop in Faux Graining and Marbling  - Instructors: Paula Reed, David Gibney

Architectural Historian Paula Reed and Restoration Craftsman David Gibney will explain and instruct you in the techniques of faux graining and marbling (techniques of painting on wood).  Participants will get a chance to try out what they learned.

Sign up required. Number of Participants - Minimum: 6  Maximum: 15

 

Saturday November 7 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM  in the David Stoner House or Stoner Barn

Throwing Pots, Past and Present - Instructors: Kitty Monn, Scott Parker

Retired Teacher and Potter Kitty Monn will teach you about basic pottery making techniques, tools and materials that she uses in her work while Scott Parker will discuss how those techniques, tools and materials were applied to ceramics in the eighteenth and nineteenth century by industrial potters.  Sign up required. Number of Participants - Minimum: 6  Maximum: 15

 

 

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