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Fifth Annual Beacon Hat Parade: 400 Years of Hats

June 6 (rain date June 7th)

Parade Activities

10:30 - 1:30 Free Workshop for Making Hats
1:30 - 2:30 Parade Staging
2:30 - 3:30 Hat Parade
3:30 Hat Contest

Nancy Lautenbach will lead a free workshop 10:30 - 1:30 for kids (and their parents!) and anyone else who would like to join on how to make "outrageous paper bag hats" from a simple brown paper grocery bag. Workshop will be held at - BumbleBee Art and Music 163 Main St. 765-2322. Nancy is an interdisciplinary artist and long-time hat maker and collector. She will be on hand to demonstrate several styles of construction and many styles from the past 400 years. You then get to decorate the hat according to your own individual style. Join us in creating your own handmade headwear!

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Comment by Dan Rigney on June 6, 2009 at 1:37am
I've been asked to tell people to please bring their own paper grocery bags with them to the workshop if possible. We're running a bit low.

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