Try your hand at weaving in this 2-hr class for all levels of experience. You will learn some of the history behind weaving in Williamsburg at the time of the Revolution to spark your patriotic homespun spirit. This class is taught on pre-warped modern looms, on which you will be able to pass the shuttle back-and-forth to build up a cotton tea towel to take home. All the necessary supplies will be provided in this workshop, including care instructions for your handwoven towel.
Compounding 18th-century Medicines
Gain insight into the dynamics of 18th-century professional pharmacy from the medicines and applications, to the tools and equipment.
Randolph Yard Exploration
Explore the kitchen building and yard of the Randolph House at your own pace. Learn about the paradox of the Randolph household, home to 27 enslaved people and the Randolph family.
Weavers at Work
Watch how flax, cotton, and wool are converted from tangled masses into orderly, precise fabrics.