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Schedule for the SAPFM 2017 Mid-Year Conference

Time         Event     Location
        Map of Old Salem

Thursday, June 22nd

3:00 - 6:00 pm   
Early check-in/registration and drop off furniture to be displayed
   Horton Center, Gray Auditorium

Friday, June 23rd

8:30 - 9:00 am   Registration    Gray Auditorium
         
9:00 - 9:30   Welcome/orientation    
         
9:30 - 10:30   Keynote addess by Daniel Kurt Ackerman    
         
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee break    
         
11:00 - 12:00   Robert Leath:  Exploring the Craftsmanship of the Walkers    
         
11:00 - 12:00   SAPFM guests:  One Hour MESDA Guided Tour, Horticulture Behind the Scenes Tour   MESDA
         
12:00 - 1:00 pm   Lunch    
         
1:00 - 3:00    SAPFM guests:  Two Hour MESDA Guided Tour   MESDA
         
1:00 - 5:00   SAPFM members:  Detailed scheduled tours of MESDA   MESDA
         
1:00 - 2:30   Spouse/Guest Activities:  Paste Paper, Pottery, Hearthside Cooking, Silk Ribbon Embroidery   Various
         
3:00 - 4:30   Spouse/Guest Activites:  Second Silk Ribbon Embroidery Class    
         
5:15 - 6:00   Drinks and appetizers    
         
6:00 - 7:00   Dinner   Gray Auditorium
         
7:30 - 8:30    Johanna Brown:  Moravian History and Decorative Arts    

Saturday, June 24th

8:30 - 9:30 am   June Lucas:  Piedmont North Carolina Furniture:  Construction Details    
         
10:00 - 12:00   First workshop rotation   Single Brothers Workshop, Vierling Barn
         
12:00 - 1:00 pm   Lunch    
         
1:00 - 3:00   Second workshop rotation   Single Brothers Workshop, Vierling Barn
         
3:00-  5:00   Third workshop rotation   Single Brothers Workshop, Vierling Barn
         
5:15 - 6:00   Drinks and appetizers    
         
6:00 - 7:00   Dinner    
         
7:30 - 9pm  

Member presentations

 

Gray Auditorium

Sunday, June 25th

9:00 - 11:00 am   Brian Coe:  Germanic Woodworking in America    
         
11:15 - 12:00  
Summary of meeting review; conclusion of regular Mid-Year
   
         
2:00 - 4:00 pm  

Reception,  hosted by Sara and Tom Sears

  T. Bagge House

Monday, June 27

8:30 - 3:30 pm   Trip to Ayr Mount in Hillsborough, NC (lunch included)