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Wise Owl Ornament Felting Class
February 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Come in out of the gray winter cold and join us to create a cute, wise Owl. Join local artist Bonnie Tweedy Shaw at History on High – The Shop and create a three-dimensional felted wool owl. This Felting Class will be held on Saturday, February 18th from 10:30 to 12:30 pm in our light-filled conference room behind the shop; learn a new skill and have a lot of fun at the same time! The cost is $35 for CCHS Members and $40 for Non-members. Supplies will be will be $15 if you need everything and available for sale at the class. Must be at least 12 years old. Call 249-1626 to save your spot! History on High is located at 33 West High Street in Carlisle.
Ms. Shaw has a very eclectic interest in art mediums. She enjoys woodcarving, painting, pet portraits as well as sculpting with felted wool and paper mache. Animals are her favorite subjects. She loves to capture beloved pets on canvas or sculpt more wild subjects, such as wolves, foxes and other woodland and wild creatures. Often her interests take on a whimsical note, like carousel beasts, dragons and fairies. Her most famous subject was Millie Bush – a Springer Spaniel that lived in the elder George Bush’s White House. Bonnie did a carving of the famous dog and got a big “thank you” from George and Barbara Bush. Her work has traveled all over the world, and is on display in various countries and continents such as Sweden, England, Russia and Australia.
The Cumberland County Historical Society is an active history center with an award winning museum, library, photo archives, educational center, museum shop and historic Two Mile House. The Historical Society’s mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and promote research of Cumberland County history. Anyone interested in local history is invited to become a member. Call 249-7610 or visit our web site www.historicalsociety.com for more information and to see the museum virtual tour. Cumberland County Historical Society is located at 21 North Pitt Street, in Carlisle Pennsylvania. Hours are Monday 4 to 8 pm, Tuesday through Friday 10 am to 4 pm and Saturday 10 am to 2 pm. Admission to the museum is free. History on High – The Shop’s hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday 10 to 5, Saturday 10 to 2, except for special events.