News Release 237

Basket weaving classes offered at First Missouri State Capitol Historic Site

Volume 39-237 (For Immediate Release)
For more information: 573-751-1010

The public is invited to learn a unique skill at First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site in St. Charles. The class will cover the art of basket weaving and participants will create a beautiful handmade item, perfect for giving as a gift or keeping as a treasured family heirloom. The classes will take place once a month from January through April.

These events are perfect for a group of friends or for making new friends. Classes are $35 per person and class size is limited, so registration is required. Individuals are welcomed to register for more than one class, as a different type of basket will be featured during each lesson. Each class is $35 and all materials will be supplied. Class participants will walk away from each class with a newly-learned talent and beautiful, hand-crafted basket.

Register today to create one of the following projects:
• Wine basket on Jan. 11 at 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
• Round apple basket on Feb. 8 at 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
• Market Basket on March 8 at 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
• Egg Basket on April 5 at 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site is located at 200 South Main Street in St. Charles. For reservations or additional information, call 636-940-3322. For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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