Event — Montpelier: James and Dolley Madison’s Home

Gilmore Cabin Workshop Series – “White Oak Basketmaking” with Robert Watson

Where: James Madison’s Montpelier

11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957

When: Saturday, August 13, 2016, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Details: From felled tree to family heirloom, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Senior Interpreter Robert Watson will lead participants through the process of crafting a white oak basket. Watson spent several years as a restoration carpenter; is a skilled basketmaker; and fashions wood tools, utensils, scoops, bowls, fencing, and pitchforks.

Cost: Free; includes all materials. Lunch included. Registration required.

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