Living History Day: Trades, Skills and Crafts of the Southwest
Saturday, January 13, 10 am-2 pm
Included with admission
January’s Living History Day will take an in-depth look at the types of jobs or skills that men and women had in the 18th and 19th centuries. Also included will be the arts and crafts that emerged from being part of New Spain and Mexico at this time. Activities will focus on:
**The life of a Presidio soldier
**The art of alebrijes
**The art of the Virgin de Guadalupe and her association with Mexico
In addition, this event will comprise a variety of demonstrations that may include blacksmithing, soldier drills and cannon fire, handmade tortilla tasting and more.