Seymour Library hosting pioneer day


The Jackson County Public Library will host a pioneer day from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Seymour Library, 303 W. Second St.

Those interested are invited to watch and talk with musicians and demonstrators Natalie Bray, Paul Bray, Sharon Kirk Clifton, Georgiann Coons, Kathi Linz, Jennifer Plumm, Purdue Extension education program assistant Madeline C. Plummer, Trina Roark, Steve Rumph, Rodney Tatlock and others.

The schedule for the day is:

11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Checkers game, bluegrass music, blacksmithing and demonstrations of knitting, weaving and antique sock machine knitting

11 a.m.: Pioneer story time and cornhusk craft, apothecary and leather craft demonstrations

11:30 a.m.: String and button spinner

11:45 a.m.: Baking in a pumpkin and other hearty, nutritious fall cooking

1 p.m.: Lincoln log cabin and storytelling

1:30 p.m.: Cornhusk craft for adults

2 p.m.: Yarn doll

Registration is preferred for the cooking program by going to or calling 812-523-4636.

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