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  • Creating Crop Art (For the State Fair or Just for Fun)

    NEW! Seed art is a long-time tradition at the Minnesota State Fair. Using assorted crop seeds, artists glue them to boards and other surfaces to make beautiful, and creative works of art. This class will provide an introduction to crop art including a brief history, styles, specific techniques for making a seed art design, and how to enter your work in the State Fair. Participants will have an opportunity to make a work of their own to bring home. Tuition includes supplies. About the Instructors: Amy and Steve Saupe are a father/daughter seed art team who have won multiple blue ribbons for their seed art entries at the Minnesota State Fair. Enter door 1.
  • Mosaic Stepping Stone

    NEW! Join mosaic artist Laura Ruprecht in creating a unique Mosaic Flower Stepping Stone for your garden or yard. Each participant will create the same design, but can choose the colored glass to cut and adhere to the cement paver. Tuition includes: materials plus a take home bag of grout to finish the stepping stone at home. This is a beginner class but all skill levels and abilities are welcome.
  • Music Lessons for Adults - Beginner, Intermediate or Beyond

    Do you want to learn how to play guitar, bass guitar, banjo, mandolin, or ukulele? Led by Steve Cekalla's Guitar and Music School, these professionally-led group lessons are matched to your skill level. You’ll receive three virtual 30-minute group lessons that is fun for beginners, or a more technique and theory-focused for those with instrument experience. Bring to class: your own instrument, however a limited number of guitars are available if requested prior to the start of classes. Contact information to schedule classes will be given at the time of registration.
  • Native American Beaded Wristlet Keychain

    Participants will learn Ojibwe History through rope style beading techniques to make a wristlet keychain in your choice of colors and patterns. From the materials used to how the beads are incorporated in everyday lives, they tell a story. Learn the art of stitching seed beads (Manido-min-esag) to create a rope style key chain. Enter door 1.
  • Pottery for Adults: Beginner or Intermediate (16+)

    Whether you are new to clay or have some previous experience, you'll improve your skills with art teacher Melanie Schatz-Pattay. Beginners will start with the basics of throwing cups, bowls, and plates. More experienced potters can expand on their skills with larger pieces, adding handles, lids, and manipulating pieces after throwing. Three sessions will focus on throwing, while the final session is reserved for painting your pieces in a watercolor style. It’s a 3-D and 2-D experience! Items will be fired after the final class and available for pickup at the Community Ed office. Pick up date/time will be communicated with participants. Enter door 30.