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Pleasant Hill Shaker Village

E. A. I. A. ANNUAL MEETING

PLEASANT HILL SHAKER VILLAGE

May 18th-21st, 2016

Near Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Come immerse yourself in the history, architecture, furniture, crafts and trades of the Shaker Community at Pleasant Hill Shaker Village in Kentucky. We’ll stay in the rooms of the Shaker buildings and learn about the Shakers and the historic trades and crafts they employed in their daily lives.

Great Planes Trading Company has organized a great tool auction to be held in The Shaker Meadow View Barn Friday night, May 20th. Central Kentucky offers numerous opportunities for additional interesting places to visit. It’s the home of horses, bluegrass, bourbon and Daniel Boone.

COMPLIMENTARY TRANSPORTATION VIA GOLF-CART WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE VILLAGE FOR THOSE WHO NEED IT

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Dry Stone Wall at Pleasant Hill shaker VillageDry Stone Wall at Pleasant Hill shaker Village

Dry Stone Wall at Pleasant Hill shaker VillageDry Stone Wall at Pleasant Hill shaker Village

MEETING SCHEDULE

NOTE: times & events subject to change

Wednesday     May 18th, 2016

Noon-5PM      Tailgating in Meeting Area C Parking Lot

1-7 PM            Registration in Meeting Area C       Parking Lot

4 -6:30 P.M     EAIA Board meeting in West Family Dwelling, 2nd Floor, Meeting Area “D”

Wash House at Pleasant Hill Shaker Village

Wash House at Pleasant Hill Shaker Village

Thursday         May 19th, 2016

7-8:30AM        Buffet breakfast in shifts in The Trustees Office Dining Room

8:45 AM          Morning announcements in The Meeting House

9:30-10:30AM             Group “A” does river tour on the Dixie Belle

9:30-10:30AM             Tour 1 visits the Collections Area

10:00-11:00AMDry Stone Wall Construction Demonstration

11:00AM-Noon Tour 2 visits the Collections Area

11:00AM-Noon Group “B” does river tour on the Dixie Belle

11:00AM-1PM B1 ticket holders attend the

Shaker Whiskbroom workshop

12:30-1:30 PM Box Lunch

1:30-2:30 PM  Tour 3 visits the Collections Area

2:00-4:00 PM  S1 ticket holders attend Shaker Spirit Drawing workshop

2:00-4:00 PM  H1 ticket holders attend the Shaker Herb Bundle workshop

3:00-4:00 PM  Tour 4 visits the Collections Area

Dinner on your own

7:00-8:00 PM  Shaker Desserts and “Whatsits” Session in the Meeting House

Demonstration” – in the Meadow View Barn

4:30-7:00 PM  Silent auction and cash bar in the Meeting House

5:00-7:00 PM  Banquet held in two shifts in The Trustees Office Dining Room

7:00- 9:00 PM Annual Meeting and Entertainment in the Meeting House

Shaker Chest, Pleasant Hill Shaker Village

Shaker Chest, Pleasant Hill Shaker Village

Friday               May 20th, 2016

7-8:30AM        Buffet breakfast in shifts in The Trustees Office Dining Room

8:45 AM          Morning announcements in The Meeting House

9:00-10:30 AM Tour 5 visits the Collections Area

10:30AM-12:30PM B2 ticket holders attend the Shaker Whiskbroom workshop

11:00AM-Noon Tour 6 visits the Collections Area

12:30-1:30 PM Box Lunch

1:30-2:30 PM  Tour 7 visits the Collections area

2:00-4:00 PM  S2 ticket holders attend Shaker Spirit Drawing workshop

2:00-4:00 PM  H2 ticket holders attend the Shaker Herb Bundle workshop

3:00-4:00 PM  Tour 8 visits the Collections area

3:30-6:30 PM  Great Planes Auction Company auction preview in the Meadow View Barn

Dinner on your own

6:30 PM          Great Planes Trading Co. auction in the Meadow View Barn

Fiber Arts at Pleasant Hill shaker Village

Fiber Arts at Pleasant Hill shaker Village

Saturday         May 21st, 2016

Breakfast on your own

9 AM-1PM      Tool Exchange and Displays in the Meadow View Barn

10:00 AM-Noon Fiber Arts Group meets in the West Family Wash House Meeting Area C

9:30-10:30AM Tour 9 visits the Collections Area

11:00AM-Noon           Tour 10 visits the Collections Area

Lunch on your own

1:30-3:00 PM   Ross Gibson’s presentation on “Slate Roofing – A Brief History and a Hands on Demonstration” – in the Meadow View Barn

4:30-7:00 PM  Silent auction and cash bar in the Meeting House

5:00-7:00 PM  Banquet held in two shifts in The Trustees Office Dining Room

7:00- 9:00 PM Annual Meeting and Entertainment in the Meeting House

SOME NOTES

DISPLAYS are an essential part of our Annual Meetings. All members are encouraged to bring a display. It can be large or small. You may take a full table (6 feet) or a half table (3 feet). There is no charge for a display table. This year’s THEME is, “The Shaker Work Day – Tools That the Shakers Might Have Used on the Farm, in Their Homes and in Their Shops”.

Prizes are awarded for the best 3 displays IN THEME and the best 3 displays OUT OF THEME.

The TOOL EXCHANGE is always fun and a great event at our Annual Meetings.

  • Any antique tool sellers may participate in the TOOL EXCHANGE. The seller need NOT be registered for the meeting. All the seller needs to do is return this registration form with table The seller and one helper may participate.
  • If you are registered for the meeting, you get a reduced table rental fee.
Shaker Architecture at Pleasant Hill

Shaker Architecture at Pleasant Hill

ACCOMMODATIONS

Pleasant Hill Shaker Village

Group reservation cutoff date is April 15, 2016

Group rate is $95.00 per night plus tax, single or double occupancy in one of the rooms at Pleasant Hill

YOU’RE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING YOUR OWN HOTEL RESERVATIONS WHICH SHOULD BE PHONED DIRECTLY TO Ann Voris at 1-859-734-1548 starting on February 15, 2016. If she’s not available, leave a message and she will call you back!

Please reserve promptly and mention THE EARLY AMERICAN INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION when making your reservation.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

There’s limited space IN THE WORKSHOPS we have planned at Pleasant Hill. There is a fee of $25 for most of the workshops. Available spaces for these workshops will be filled on a first come first serve basis PLEASE REGISTER FOR NO MORE THAN TWO of the workshops so your fellow members will have a chance to enjoy these workshops too. You may not be able to attend both of the workshops you choose. Any extra fees you submit will be refunded to you when you pick up your registration packet. The workshops will be presented on both Thursday and Friday.

Weaving Loom at Pleasant Hill Shaker Village

Weaving Loom at Pleasant Hill Shaker Village


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Please complete and return this 2016 EAIA Registration Form Pleasant Hill  with your check payable to EAIA to:

Paul Van Pernis
1100 Ellis Avenue
Ashland, Wisconsin, 54806

Please include your phone number and/or e-mail address as they are very important in case we need to contact you regarding your registration