at Hovander Homestead Park in Ferndale, WA!
The Skillshare Faire provides a two-day venue for hundreds of skill demonstrations, all offered by local residents. The focus of the Faire is to provide a forum for the teaching and learning of practical skills that improve our community’s resilience by increasing self-sufficiency. Years ago, lots of people knew how to repair and sharpen tools, make a braided rug, raise chickens, make soap, build a fence, make simple toys, and much more. While those skills are no longer essential in our modern world, learning to do-it-yourself brings satisfaction, helps families to save money and strengthens our community. The goal of the SkillShare Faire is to help revive those skills, showcase new ones, and provide a place where all of us can come learn from people more experienced in these crafts. Put all those skills into a package with hot local musical talent, tasty local food, a local brewery beer garden and sunny August weather at beautiful Hovander Park and you have a family-friendly, must-go summer weekend destination.
The Skillshare Faire still has room for more Presenters to share their practical skills. And volunteering is a fun way to attend for free. Learn more about the Faire at http://whatcomskillsharefaire.org