Thursday, April 10, 2008

Updated Grand Opening Schedule


Grand Opening Schedule of Events
Saturday, April 12th

10:00
Ribbon Cutting and opening remarks

10:30
John Bishop, Vice-president of Mill Sales/Chairman of the Board, will talk about the development of Pendleton’s hot new Eco-Wise Wool

11:00
Book Signing with Pat Sparks, author of Watercolor Felt Workbook.
Pat’s work will also be on display in the back gallery.

11:20
Pendleton Fabric Design Team- members of the Fabric Design department will talk about how the fabric goes from design to production

12:00 - 5:00
On-Going Demonstrations in Spinning, Weaving, Needle Felting, Crochet, Penny Rugs, and Rug Hooking with Wool
Special guest knitter – come see EXTREME KNITTING

12:00 - 1:00
Book Signing with Linda Griepentrog author of Needle Felting by Hand or Machine with needle felting demonstrations.

1:00-2:00
Book Signing with Kathy Monaghan, author of You Can Weave, with demonstrations on building simple looms and weaving with kids.

2:00-3:00
Meet the artists: Lillian Pitt Blanket signing, book signing and discussion of her work

3:00-4:00
Meet the tapestry artists:
Andrew Loomis, Lillian Pitt and Molly Clift-Hilts will be in the new Tapestry Gallery to discuss their work.

4:00
Dan “The-Wool-Man” Gutzman, Wool Dept Manager, will speak about sourcing wool for the varied fabrics produced by Pendleton

5:00 Drawing for Door Prizes