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August 4, 2008

Port Oneida Fair – August 8 & 9, 2008

Filed under: family,fun,history,Leelanau,michigan,music,sleepingbeardunes,summer — Andrew McFarlane @ 9:17 pm

Making hay at the Port Oneida FairThe annual Port Oneida Fair takes place this weekend (Aug 8 & 9, 2008) in the Port Oneida District of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The event is billed as a celebration of rural arts and culture and features exhibits and demonstrations at five farms and the Port Oneida Schoolhouse.

With demonstrations of Native American and pioneer crafts like basket weaving, quilting and weaving, techniques of farming, barn building and blacksmithing, antique cars and bicycles, music, nature hikes and all kinds of activities for kids, this event simply cannot be beat as a way to learn about what life was like in Leelanau.

LLearn much more at the Port Oneida Fair web site.

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