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Flora, Oregon—Keeping the old skills of the pioneer alive is the principal reason for School Days each and every year. With the advent of the 100th year birthday party, the School Days committee has made changes in the format surrounding the demonstrators that provide those skills. Selling their wares in the demonstration area will be allowed this year with the payment of a $25 booth fee. Some demonstrators may wish to still place their items in the Country Store (charging a 25% commission on sales) while others may want to take advantage of the new format. Still other demonstrators just volunteer their time to keep the old skills alive.  All demonstrators must work their craft, dress in a pioneer style and booths selling wares must bring someone to help with sales (also dressed in pioneer style) so that the main person may continue to demonstrate and answer questions. The Country Store […]