Bastrop State Park Holiday in the Pines - Texas Parks and Wildlife [Official]


Uploaded by TexasParksWildlife on 03.12.2009

Transcript:
Ho, Ho, Ho everybody! Welcome to Bastrop State Park
where we’ve had fun playing Christmas creative!
THE FRIENDS OF THE LOST PINES
HOST A FAMILY-ORIENTED GATHERING EVERY YEAR.
SO YOUNGSTERS CAN DECORATE PINE CONES AND COOKIES
AND LISTEN TO A LITTLE HOLIDAY STORY TELLING.
BUT FOR SOME, ALL THEY REALLY WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS...
...my two front-teeth.
[mom] How about 4 front teeth?
ADULTS AND OLDER CHILDREN CAN TRY THEIR HAND AT BASKET WEAVING
WHETHER IT'S A TINY CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATION
OR SOMETHING MORE ORNATE.
This is made totally with Bastrop pine needles.
It took 120 hours to make.
AND IF YOU'RE ONE OF THE FIRST 10 PEOPLE TO DONATE
$25 OR MORE TO THE FRIEND'S GROUP,
YOU'LL GET A FREE BASKET ORNAMENT.
PINE NEEDLE BASKET WEAVING IS ONE OF THE FIRST CRAFTS IN THE AREA
DATING BACK NEARLY 5000 YEARS.
This one took 90 hours.
This is long leaf pine needles from East Texas.
SO IF YOU WANT TO JOIN THE PINE NEEDLE BASKET WEAVING ACTION
CATCH THE HOLIDAY IN THE PINES EVENT
OR WAIT UNTIL NEXT YEAR.
FOR TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE THIS IS LYDIA SALDANA.