Arts & Crafts

*NEW* CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS: HEALING ART WORKSHOPS

Did you know art can improve your well-being? Express yourself through art in these guided workshops by Carilion Clinic. Explore your identity, hopes and experiences. Get creative in a safe space — no judgment here! Registration Deadline: Tuesday, March 26, 2024 

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Tuesdays
April 2 - 30, 2024
6:00 pm - 7:00 pmEssig CenterAllFREERegister Here!


*NEW* THE ARTIST IN YOU

In class one, learn to create your own color wheel to use effectively in paintings for creating a mood and spark. In class two, we will paint the Blue Ridge mountains by using shading, tones and color techniques. Supplies not included but list will be provided upon registration. Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 18, 2024 

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January 25, 2024 & February 1, 2024
5:00 pm - 7:00 pmEssig Center18+$30 / PersonRegister Here!


*NEW* LEARN TO BLOCK PRINT: CARVE & PRINT YOUR OWN CARDS

Learn the basics of block printing. Learn to carve a seasonal design on a printing block. By the end of class you will leave with your carved printing block that you can reuse and up to 5 cards with single prints of your block. The cards will come with envelopes so you can mail them to loved ones. Registration Deadline: One Week Prior to the Workshop

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January 31, 2024 
February 28, 2024 
March 27, 2024 
April 24, 2024 

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Essig Center

18+

$50 / Workshop

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*NEW* DIY FELTED CARDS

Come learn the steps of creating your own felted card. They can be used for any occasion or for display. All supplies included. Our card theme will be sheep in a field. Registration Deadline: Monday, January 22, 2024

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pmEssig Center13+$25 / PersonRegister Here!


*NEW* DRIED FLOWER FOLIAGE BOOKMARKS

Learn to press flowers and foliage and turn them into art projects. We will make bookmarks or gift tags that you can take home and share. Maybe you will be inspired to start collecting nature’s beauty for pressed art. Registration Deadline: Monday, January 22, 2024

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Thursday, January 25, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmEssig Center10+$30 / PersonRegister Here!


*NEW* DIY HEART BROOCH/MAGNET/ORNAMENT

In this class we will go through the steps of creating your own felt Valentine themed brooch, magnet or ornament. All supplies included. Perfect, easy craft to get you into the Valentine‘s Day spirit. Registration Deadline: Monday, February 5, 2024

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pmEssig Center13+$25 / PersonRegister Here!


*NEW* VALENTINE WREATH

We will use moss, dried flowers, pine cone flowers, glue guns and a heart wreath form to create a Valentine keepsake or gift while having fun. Registration Deadline: Monday, February 5, 2024

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Thursday, February 8, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmEssig Center10+$45 / PersonRegister Here!


*NEW* DIY DAISY BROOCH/MAGNET/ORNAMENT

We will cover each step to create your own felt daisy brooch, magnet or ornament. This class will be a bit different as we will be adding some embroidery to our needle felting. Create a fun and cute brooch just in time for Spring. Registration Deadline: Monday, March 4, 2024

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Wednesday, March 6, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pmEssig Center13+$25 / PersonRegister Here!


*NEW* DIY MUSHROOM ORNAMENT

Make your own 3D mushroom ornament. A fun addition to your home or car. All supplies included. Registration Deadline: Monday, April 8, 2024

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024
5:30 pm - 7:30 pmEssig Center13+$25 / PersonRegister Here!