Happy St. Distaff’s Day – January 7, 2017

Happy St. Distaff's Day - January 7, 2017

Event Date:

Saturday, January 7, 2017


1:00 PM – 4:00 PM


Join the Fort St John North Peace Museum with the North Peace Spinners and Weavers to mark St. Distaff’s Day!

This day marked the first day back to work following the twelve days of Christmas. In the Middle Ages, women of all classes resumed their spinning on this day, using a distaff and drop spindle. Watch spinning and weaving demonstrations, try out a drop spindle, and discover the history of this celebration.

Registration fee:

Free admission. Donations welcome.


Call 250-787-0430 for more information.


Fort St John North Peace Museum


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