From the moment one steps through the white board fence surrounding the Weber Blaess One-Room School, you can enjoy homemade ice cream with a variety of toppings as ladies with white gloves and parasols leisurely stroll the grounds on August 26, 2012 from 1-4 p.m. Grilled hot dogs will also be served. Musical entertainment and a sing-along will join the festivities as this fundraising event will be hosted by the Saline Area Schools Historic Preservation Foundation (501©3) Classroom reenactments of a tyical day in a one-room school will give insight into the teachings and discipline of a young maiden teacher to her students using the McGuffey Readers and slateboards. Children will enjoy playing games that 1900's recess would have included such as hopscotch, graces, stilts and many more. A craft area will also be available. The Saline Area Fire Department will conduct a bucket brigade to demonstrate 1800's firefighting way of transporting water to put ou a blaze. A real auction featuring lunch with celebrity Saline Area School staff including David Raft, Less Sharon and Betty Rosen Leacher will be conducted by David and Olivia Helmer, Braun and Helmer Auction Service. Plus a silent auction featuring American GIrl dolls, Leggo kits and much more will be available.
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