“Historic Skills and Trades Expo” Second Saturday Demo
April 9, 1 p.m.–3 p.m.
Fort Towson Historic Site will host “Historic Skills and Trades Expo” Second Saturday Demo on Saturday, April 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. Guests are welcome to watch and learn as craftsmen and artisans demonstrate how objects were made before industrialization. Historical interpreters will be demonstrating the art of candle making, wooden bucket making, the operation of a wooden lathe, the preparation of black powder, and a cooking demonstration. Living history reenactors will be on hand to explain a variety of time-honored crafts, and the Sutler’s Store will be open for touring.