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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will offer an adult pine needle basket weaving class by local fiber artist Nancy Gildersleeve from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 8.

Gildersleeve will share techniques using raffia, needles and creativity to teach participants old and new methods for weaving this popular Florida basket style.

The cost, including supplies, is $25 for Florida Museum members and $30 for non-members. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call (352) 846-2000, ext. 277 or visit

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Writer: Emily Banks