School Vacation Programs

Fun, hands-on workshops for School Vacations at Plimoth Plantation

Take a break from school, and have some fun at Plimoth Plantation! 

Plimoth Plantation offers great programs during school vacation weeks. Be sure to check here for information on school vacation weeks for the 2013-2014 school year! (Check out our fantastic Summer Vacation 2014 Programs, too!) 

April Vacation Week 2014

The Fabric of Their Lives

This week we will explore textiles, cloth and clothing

 with special workshops and free drop-in activities!

Adult-Child Embroidery Workshop on Friday the 25th with guest expert Joanne Harvey (register on Eventbrite)

Sorry! Registration is closed for the Embroidery Workshop!

Knitting Workshop on Wednesday the 23rd with the Plimoth Knitters Club (register on Eventbrite)

Fleece-To-Fiber Workshop on Friday the 25th with Plimoth Plantation spinners and weavers (register on Eventbrite

Daily Schedule:

Monday April 21

10:00-11:30 17th-Century Games in the Courtyard (Play with the toys that Wampanoag and Colonial children played with!) - free with admission

3:00-4:30 17th-Century Clothing in the Courtyard (Learn what the Wampanoag used to make their clothing, and dress-up like a Pilgrim!) - free with admission 

Tuesday April 22 

10:00-11:30 17th-Century Clothing in the Courtyard (Learn what the Wampanoag used to make their clothing, and dress-up like a Pilgrim!) - free with admission

3:00-4:30 17th-Century Games in the Courtyard (Play with the toys that Wampanoag and Colonial children played with!) - free with admission 

Wednesday April 23 - Knitting Day!!

10:00-2:00 Knitting Demonstrations in the Visitor Center - free with admission

2:00-4:00 Knitting Workshop in Leyden Room

- $8 materials fee ($6.50 for members)

- Beginners are welcome!

- Take your entire project home with you - needles, yarn and all!

- Purchase tickets upon arrival, or ahead of time on Eventbrite.

Thursday April 24 

10:00-11:30 17th-Century Clothing in the Courtyard (Learn what the Wampanoag used to make their clothing, and dress-up like a Pilgrim!) - free with admission

3:00-4:30 17th-Century Games in the Courtyard (Play with the toys that Wampanoag and Colonial children played with!)  - free with admission

Friday April 25 - Fleece to Fiber to Yarn Day!!

10:00-2:00 Drop-Spinning Demonstrations in the Visitor Center - free with admission 

2:00-4:00 Make a Bracelet - Weaving, Twisting, and Knotting Workshop in Leyden Room

- $5 materials fee ($4 for members)

- Learn how to make cordage from milkweed - the way the Wampanoag did!

- Make a 17th-century knotted cord with a lucet

- Card-weave a bracelet!

- Purchase tickets upon arrival, or ahead of time on Eventbrite.

Adult-Child Embroidery Workshop with Guest Expert Joanne Harvey

Sorry! Registration is Closed!

10:00-12:00 Registration for this event is now closed. Check out some of our other great April Vacation activites!

- $30 per adult-child pair; Museum members: $27 per pair. Cost includes kit. Admission is not required. 

- Kids, bring your adult to Plimoth Plantation for an April Vacation Adult-Child Embroidery Workshop! 

- In this hands-on program with historical needlework expert Joanne Harvey, we'll practice our stitches and then work on elements from a sampler made by Loara Standish (c.1640).

- Each pair will receive a kit to take home to continue working.  

- Meet in the Visitor Center Lobby. 

- No previous experience is necessary, but pre-registration is required.

- Register on Eventbrite; or, register by contacting Plimoth Plantation by phone at (508) 746-1622 ext 8361. 

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For more information about our programs, call us at (508) 503-2653 or email groupsales@plimoth.org.    

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