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Enjoy a festival, join a fun run, tour an interpretive site, or just make your own celebration with a family picnic or camping trip. Choose from dozens of activities and events throughout the year.
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January 8, 2018 - March 30, 2018
This course will drill deep into the basics, beginning with a firm foundation in understanding wood as a material and incorporates introductory training in a wide range of techniques. You'll leave with a in depth experience of hand tools, practice applications of joinery methods, consider choices for wood selection and working with non-toxic materials, and understand practical planning for designing and executing woodworking projects. The curriculum focuses on imparting skills through a series of projects designed to build on one another in techniques and complexity.
This 12 week course is focused on developing the skills that will allow you to start to find your voice as a furniture designer / maker. Design will be the consistent thread through the numerous projects of this class. We will take a hybrid approach to furniture making by blending traditional hand tool techniques with pragmatic use of woodworking machines.
January 11, 2018, 1:00 PM - February 8, 2018, 4:00 PM
In this 5-week class, we will focus on the historical Humanist Bookhand as we learn basic lettering principles, technique and practical and creative uses for calligraphy. This is designed for beginners and those who need a refresher course. Bring a healthy dose of patience and concentration as you practice your ABC’s.
January 12, 2018, 9:30 AM - February 9, 2018, 12:00 PM
Gouache is one of those mediums that requires some special techniques and know-how. That is what this class is about. You will learn tricks and tips that you need to start painting in gouache. You will find out what support to paint on, which brushes to use, how much water to add as well as when to use a varnish. Come to class ready to have lots of fun.
February 7, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Pearrygin Lake State Park
Meet at the West Campground Trailhead at Pearrygin Lake State Park at 6pm for a 60-90 minute ride (all abilities welcome and encouraged!). We'll hang out around the bonfire at the trailhead after the ride to swap stories of the evening's ride. Bring yourself something to grill (propane grill provided) and a beverage to enjoy around the bonfire.
Remember a Non-Motorized Sno-Park Daily or Annual Pass is required for parking. Those can be purchased at Pearrygin Lake or several local businesses in the Winthrop area, including Methow Cycle and Sport and Pardner's Mini-Market.