April 05, 2020

Calais to host basket workshop Oct. 20-21

CALAIS – Molly Parker, a Passamaquoddy basket maker will do a two-day basket making workshop 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Down East Heritage Museum.

Each participant will make a traditional Passamaquoddy basket with ash wood accented with colored ash and sweet grass.

Parker has appeared on Maine Public Television’s “Healing Hands.” She has done work with the Abbe Museum of Bar Harbor and she recently presented her work at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

For more information or to register, as spots are limited, call Janelle Bernard at the Downeast Heritage Museum at 454-7878.

Correction: This article appeared on page B4 in the State edition.

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