Stonework Symposium 2008 will take place from September 11 to 14, in historic Barre, VT. The 8th annual open gathering of the Stone Foundation - a community of stonemasons and others involved with stone, stonework and stone art - offers a program of interesting presentations and demonstrations, lively discourse, camaraderie and conviviality.

Programs will include historical stonework and quarry tours as well as workshops in dry stone walling, stone letter carving and traditional lime mortars.

This year, the symposium occurs in conjunction with the 11th Barre Granite Festival on Saturday, September 13, which will feature the first-ever Lithic Olympic Games.

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