Marble Springs State Historic Site will host a hands-on spinning workshop with Fran Brown on Saturday, July 12, 2014. This workshop will teach how to wash wool, how to card wool, and how to spin wool using a drop spindle.

The cost is $25 per person, with proceeds going toward educational programming at Marble Springs. Participation will be limited to 10 individuals. Participants will receive a drop spindle. To register, call 865-573-5508 or email The cut-off for registration will be Friday, July 4, 2014.

This activity will take place at the Marble Springs State Historic Site: 1220 West Governor John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920.

Programming assistance for this event is provided by the Arts & Heritage Fund and Knox County. Marble Springs is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission, and supplemented by additional funds raised by the Governor John Sevier Memorial Association.

Information found at 865-573-5508