Sweetgrass Basketmaking Workshop

Saturday, February 12, 2022 @ 1:00pm
Historic Rosedale Plantation

SWEETGRASS BASKET MAKING: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH : 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Sweetgrass baskets are one of America's oldest crafts of African origin. We celebrate the launch of our African American Legacy at Historic Rosedale project with this exclusive workshop opportunity. Kisha Kinard and her family own Sweetgrass Roots a small farm dedicated to the preservation of sweetgrass basketry and other crafts. They travel regionally for lectures and workshops on sweetgrass production and basket making. 

This workshop will include all the materials to make a small sweetgrass basket: starter basket (round) to be used to create a small fruit basket with a handle, sweetgrass, palmetto fronds; tools (scissor and nailbone) are provided but are to be returned at the end of the class. The workshop will last about two hours and will open with a brief introduction followed by the hands-on session and a discussion of sweetgrass basketry during the session. This class is not appropriate for children. Class size is limited.


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$50 - $60

Saturday, February 12, 2022 @ 1:00pm · add to calendar 2022-02-12 13:00:00 2022-02-12 16:00:00 America/New_York Sweetgrass Basketmaking Workshop https://charlottecultureguide.com/event/427194/sweetgrass-basketmaking-workshop Historic Rosedale Plantation, 3427 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28206

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Historic Rosedale Plantation

3427 N. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28206
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From 74 East/Independence Blvd. : Take I-277 North/Brookshire Frwy/NC-16 North Take exit #3B towards Brevard St/Tryon St/Davidson St (NC-49) Continue on E 12TH St. Turn R on N Tryon St. From I-85: Take Exit #41 (Sugar Creek Road) Go East. At the intersection to North Tryon Street turn right. Historic Rosedale is 1 mile on your right.