Ms. Heffner's presentation will focus on the five well-known basket weavers of the Oley Valley. She will display various types of baskets
Ms. Heffner’s presentation will focus on the five well-known basket weavers of the Oley Valley. She will display various types of baskets and encourages the public to bring their own baskets to display with a written description for others to read.
Everyone is invited to attend this FREE event! No membership is required but would be greatly appreciated!
About the speaker: Vicky Heffner is a lifelong resident and experienced basket weaver of the Oley Valley having taught thousands of people how to weave baskets. She continues the basket weaving tradition founded more than 150 years ago by Reuben Reifsnyder and lives 1/4 mile from Basket, a community that derived its name from the many baskets created there. She has a Master of Arts degree in History and has been employed at the Berks History Center for more than 20 years as the Education Curator.
(Tuesday) 7:00 pm
Oley Fair Centre Building, 24 Jefferson Street, Oley, PA