Sunday, April 3, 2011

Would you go to a Knap-in ? “Mosaic Monday”

Do you know what it means? I didn’t...

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until my hubby and I went to the Silver River Knap-in!

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It was a  Flint Knapping and Stone Age Arts Festival!

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My first! heehee!

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And here I am making myself at home!

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The inside of the Tee Pees were surprisingly roomy!

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I stepped back a little to watch this...

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EEEE!!!

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But we saw some amazing arrowheads and relics!

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I bought an arrowhead that this young man had made!

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And this necklace that his mom created!

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It was very interesting and a gorgeous day at the State Park!

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I hope you’ve had a good weekend!

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I’m joining Mary at the little red house for Mosaic Monday!

Now tell me...who knew what a Knap-in was?

34 comments:

Vicki said...

I sure didn't. Really cool! Join me for my giveaway this week!

Cozy Little House said...

Hey, maybe that's what I need in my yard. A teepee!
Brenda

Sherry@Back2Vintage said...

You had me...I didn't know...but it looks like fun!!!

Prairie Patch said...

I sure didn't know what a knap-in was. Looks so cool. Seeing these pictures makes me miss Florida. (Just had a blizzard dump about a foot of snow on us overnight...ugh)!

Cheers,
Tracy

Vee said...

I learned something new. One thing that I do know is this: one never knows where we'll find you next! :D

Sue @ House Pretty said...

Hi, I just found your blog! Beautiful pictures of all that gorgeous handiwork. Loved it!

I'm new at the blogging thing, my blog is a work in progress. I just became your newest follower. I'd love if you checked out my blog if you get the chance and followed back if so inclined. Have a good evening.

Pam @ Our Adventures in Home Improvement said...

I had no clue! Thanks for the fun post.

Thanks for coming by my blog. It's fun to find yours too! I'm now following.

Have a great day.
Pam

podso said...

I'm sure my husband would be wishing it was a "nap" in! Interesting!

⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜ said...

Looks so cool Diane. I love things like this.

Snap said...

I had no idea what a Knap-in was! What fun you had! Thanks for taking us along and for learning something new!

Carol @ There's Always Thyme to Cook said...

Had no idea what it was but it sure does look like a fun way to spend the day! Pretty necklace.

Rajesh said...

Beautiful collection of shots from stone-age items museum.

Donnie said...

Is that the one on the way to Leesburg? Looks like we left too early....lol...

Lavender Cottage said...

This was certainly a new meaning of 'knap' for me. The day with all the artifacts and activities looks interesting, something I would have enjoyed.
Thanks for sharing.
Judith

Jeri ~ said...

Very interesting - I had no idea what it was!

Bernie said...

Well I know what a Knap-in is now. What a fabulous outing ... I would have loved getting a close-up view of all the activities.

Diane Writes said...

I love the clay bowls. Were they handcrafted? The little boy is amazing, he could already make beautiful and useful crafts. Have a great week ahead!

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

No I have to admit I would not have known what it was either.
You captured some great photo's and looks like you had a great time.
Thanks for sharing your day with us
I love the necklace you purchased too
Love
Maggie

Teagarden said...

Such beautiful photos and such interesting things! Thanks for sharing.
Best wishes,
Markus

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

I would go to a knap-in because you had fun, I can tell!!! Thanks for the fabulous pictures!

Della said...

I wish I could have gone to this! The Silver River State Park is 5 miles from my house. I haven't heard of a Knap In before. It looks like you had fun, and thanks for the pics, at least I got to "see" it!

Freckled Hen said...

I've never heard of one but it looks like fun!

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

This looks like it was so much fun. We really like things like this so we would enjoy seeing this.

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

This looks like it was so much fun. We really like things like this so we would enjoy seeing this.

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

I will admit to having not a clue!

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

What a fun day! Sunny and pretty too! Have a great week!

Hugs,
Maryjane

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

I never heard that word before but it was interesting to learn about it! It looks like a fun day with lots to see and do. The necklace you bought is very pretty!

PS: Yes, that is a tee-pee in one photo on my blog! The Brooklyn Museum had a special exhibit about the plains Indians and native life in tee pees ..very interesting! :)

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh my goodness, this looks SOOO fun!!! I hope you had a great time!!
XO

Joy said...

Those shells are beautiful, looks like a good time. Have a great week!

Betsy said...

What a fun way to spend the day. No, I didn't know what a Knap-in was. Almost sounds like something from the 60's.
I love those shells!

Pondside said...

Thats something I'd never heard of, and it sounds like a fun way to spend a day.

The Painted Garden said...

Hi,
Oh goodness - I have no idea what it meant - how interesting and what a fun day you had. I love your necklass.
Thank you for shairng your adventure.
Blessings,
Erin

Anne said...

Now, that's a unique festival! and looks like it was a lot of fun! Never heard of it in all my years in Fla, fun to visit through your pics.

Haunted Swamp Designs said...

I kind-of guessed what a Knap in was. But I never knew they had Knap-ins! Looks like alot of fun!