Holiday Wreath Making Workshop

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Saturday, November 23, 9am – Noon

Presented by John Ford

Kick off the holidays by creating a fresh holiday wreath! This workshop includes all instruction, supplies, wreath forms, and plenty of Southern magnolia, evergreens, twigs, cones, berries and other natural botanicals, ribbons and bling to create the perfect look to usher in the holidays and welcome your holiday guests.

This is a great class to share with one or more of your friends to get into the holiday spirit! Your ticket includes your finished wreath to take home, supplies for class and Yuletide treats.

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Tickets are $45 per person and include materials and instruction. The event will be limited to 18 participants. Tickets are non-refundable. (In the event that you are unable to use your ticket we will make every effort to resell your ticket and refund your money, but if we can’t find someone to purchase the seat, there will be no refund.)

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For more information, contact us at info@ozarkfolkways.org

Intro to Rigid Heddle Loom Weaving

Saturday, November 23, 9am-noon

Sharon Schmidt will teach you how to use a tabletop rigid heddle loom to weave a cozy winter scarf for yourself or as a holiday gift.

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Tickets are $40 per person and include instruction and materials. The event is limited to 6 participants. Tickets are non-refundable. (In the event that you are unable to use your ticket we will make every effort to resell your ticket and refund your money, but if we can’t find someone to purchase the seat, there will be no refund.)

Having trouble ordering or paying? Click here for a step-by-step guide.

For more information, contact us at info@ozarkfolkways.org

Oaxacan Tamales

Saturday, November 23, 10am-noon

Learn to make healthy and delicious traditional Oaxacan tamales from Alejandro Ayala of Fayetteville’s Axis Lounge.

Tamales originated in Mesoamerica 5000-8000 years ago and were considered sacred. Oaxacan tamales are wrapped in banana leaves and Alejandro makes his with local pork and chicken, organic non-GMO corn, and coconut oil.

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Tickets are $30 per person and include instruction, material, and a four-pack of tamales to take home. The event will be limited to 25 participants. Tickets are non-refundable. (In the event that you are unable to use your ticket we will make every effort to resell your ticket and refund your money, but if we can’t find someone to purchase the seat, there will be no refund.)

Having trouble ordering or paying? Click here for a step-by-step guide.

For more information, contact us at info@ozarkfolkways.org

Letterpress & Letter Writing Holiday Cards

Saturday, November 23, noon-2pm

Presented by Amber Perrodin

Wow your friends and family by sending them a hand printed letterpress card this year! Each class member will get to letterpress their very own set of six cards using a 1920’s vintage letterpress “line-o-scribe” card writer.

We will print each card by hand using an old style machine that will leave a nice bold text and “impression” into the paper so that you can feel the indention of the print. You will receive six cards, six envelopes, and six stamps so that you can print, write, and mail your holiday cards off by the end of the class! No experience is necessary.

Click here to reserve your seat in this workshop!

Tickets are $29 per person and include instruction and materials. The event will be limited to 15 participants. Tickets are non-refundable. (In the event that you are unable to use your ticket we will make every effort to resell your ticket and refund your money, but if we can’t find someone to purchase the seat, there will be no refund.)

For more information, contact us at info@ozarkfolkways.org

Having trouble ordering or paying? Click here for a step-by-step guide.

Little Pottery Boxes with Amy Leisure

Saturday, November 23 & Saturday, December 14, 9 am – noon

Adults only, please.

Winslow artist Amy Leisure will lead creation of a slab-built tea box with your own flair of texture and glaze for yourself or as a holiday gift.

Workshop includes two sessions, clay, texture tools, glaze, and two firings. We will build a box in the first session. You will return on December 14th to glaze the bisqueware.

Click here to reserve your seat in this workshop!

Tickets are $40 per person and include all materials. The event will be limited to 10 participants. Tickets are non-refundable. (In the event that you are unable to use your ticket we will make every effort to resell your ticket and refund your money, but if we can’t find someone to purchase the seat, there will be no refund.)

Having trouble ordering or paying? Click here for a step-by-step guide.

For more information, contact us at info@ozarkfolkways.org

Yoga on the Mountain

Saturday, November 30, 10am-12pm

Begin the winter holiday season right, join LeeAnn Woodrum, (CIYT) Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher, for a two hour restorative workshop that will include an asana practice, pranayama and deep relaxation. All skill levels welcome!

Iyengar yoga emphasizes correct alignment of all parts of the body within each yoga pose to promote stamina, strength-balance, and flexibility — and a new sense of well being.

Please bring a yoga mat and any props you have, including cushion and blanket (let us know if you need props)

Click here to reserve your seat in this workshop!

Tickets are $20 per person and include instruction and materials. The event is limited to 15 participants. Tickets are non-refundable. (In the event that you are unable to use your ticket we will make every effort to resell your ticket and refund your money, but if we can’t find someone to purchase the seat, there will be no refund.)

Having trouble ordering or paying? Click here for a step-by-step guide.

For more information, contact us at info@ozarkfolkways.org

Community Playdate

Fourth Sunday of every month, 2-3pm

For infants and toddlers, aged 0 – 4 years

We’ll read a few books, swap stories (or clothes) and hang out!

This event is free and open to the public (but you’re welcome to stick a couple of bucks in the tip jar to help support the mission of Ozark Folkways to preserve, develop, instruct, and celebrate the arts, crafts, and music of our region.)

Donate to Folkways!

Ozark Folkways is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to the preservation, development, instruction, and celebration of regional arts and crafts.

As a non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of our community to fulfill our mission. The majority of proceeds from our gallery sales, workshops, and performances go to support the artists and craftspeople in our region. Our workshops and events are coordinated by volunteers.

Your tax-deductible investment, even as little as $5, will go directly toward fulfilling our mission and overhead such as utilities, maintenance, and improving our facilities.

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