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January 2021

Seed to Shawl – Fabric Creation

January 16, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
McQuarrie Memorial Museum, 145 North 100 East
St. George, UT 84770 United States
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Linda Murie will demonstrate weaving on our loom.  She will give a presentation on the growing of cotton and processing it into fabric to worn.

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February 2021

Hidden Gems in the Museum!

February 20, 2021 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
McQuarrie Memorial Museum, 145 North 100 East
St. George, UT 84770 United States
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Denise Winter, historical clothier and researcher, will lead the guided journey as we take an in-depth look at some of the special treasures in the clothing collection to reveal their hidden stories. Who were the people that wore their? What is their significance to pioneering history? What was the purpose of the garment? What do the garments tell us about the people who wore them? The discussion and exhibit will include clothing worn by citizens of Southern Utah including military…

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March 2021

Early Pioneer and Indian Relations and Customs

March 20, 2021 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
McQuarrie Memorial Museum, 145 North 100 East
St. George, UT 84770 United States
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Glenn Rogers is the Shivwits Band Chairman and is going to talk about the Indians who lived in Washington County when the Pioneers arrived.  Their customs and how they related to the Pioneers.

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April 2021

Ghost Towns in Washington County

April 17, 2021 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
McQuarrie Memorial Museum, 145 North 100 East
St. George, UT 84770 United States
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Reuben Wadsworth, a published author of several historical books about Washington County, is going to talk about the Ghost Towns in our area.  He will be taking information from his book, 'Red Rock Recollections, Vol 2.'

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May 2021

How to Cowboy Up!

May 15, 2021 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
McQuarrie Memorial Museum, 145 North 100 East
St. George, UT 84770 United States
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Glenn Cooper, an old Cowboy, is going to talk about and demonstrate how Cowboys dressed.  Their clothing and gear had a special purpose and design which Glenn is going to discuss.  Yeehaw!!

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September 2021

Women’s Suffragette

September 18, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
McQuarrie Memorial Museum, 145 North 100 East
St. George, UT 84770 United States
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This presentation is by Valerie King from the DAR and a group of women from Kanab UT who re-enact the first all woman city council in 1860.

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October 2021

Antique Method of Wood Working

October 16, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
McQuarrie Memorial Museum, 145 North 100 East
St. George, UT 84770 United States
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Colin Smith is a Master Woodworker and will present some of his pieces and methods used in making beautiful wood items. Here is a link to his presentation on YouTube.  https://youtu.be/9yhugcmBFmU.

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November 2021

Pioneer Dentistry

November 20, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
McQuarrie Memorial Museum, 145 North 100 East
St. George, UT 84770 United States
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Dwayne Ence, a retired Dentist, will be presenting the tools and methods used in 1860's dentistry.

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December 2021

Pioneer Playthings

December 18, 2021 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
McQuarrie Memorial Museum, 145 North 100 East
St. George, UT 84770 United States
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Dixie Miller, a local collector of dolls and toys, is going to present about toys and playthings that pioneer children had.

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January 2022

Seed to Shawl

January 15 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
McQuarrie Memorial Museum, 145 North 100 East
St. George, UT 84770 United States
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Linda Murie is going to demonstrate weaving and spinning techniques along with the process of growing your own cotton.

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