Traditional Crafts Demonstrations are held one block ​west of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Park and are coordinated by Tom & Catherine “Kitty” Latané. ​If you are a traditional crafts-person and are interested in demonstrating your craft during this year’s event, please contact Kitty at (715) 448-0651.

2023 Traditional Craft Demonstrators

  • Tom Latane – Blacksmith
  • Kitty Latane – Tinwork
  • Cindy Lou – Weaving & Candlemaking
  • Bethany Cook – Covered Wagon Cooking
  • Nathan – Marshall/ Sheriff
  • Janet Runions – Seamstress
  • Steve Johnson & The Hill People Tomahawk Throw with Tim Reinhart
  • Justin (the Journeyman) Skiba – Log Hewing
  • Kathleen Plunkett Black – Seed Saving
  • David Winter – Folk Musical Instruments
  • Nancy – 1870s Cooking
  • Terry Sorchy – Firearms Demonstrations
  • Derek Olson – Hand Woodwork, Cutting Dovetails
  • David & Lynn Susag – Wood Turning with a Spring Pole Lathe
  • Raymond Tencis – Fur Trader