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Breakfast with the Birds

March 3, 2018, 9 a.m. - March 3, 2018, 11 a.m.

Join naturalist Eric Volden for an entertaining morning of bird watching and bird lore at Bethel Horizons’ bird feeding station.  A hearty breakfast will be served with each session as Eric identifies birds coming to the feeders and relates bird feeding information, stories, and recent sightings.  Bring binoculars if you have them, and bird stories to share. Cost for the breakfast and program is $10/adult, $6/child.

To register, contact Eric at (608) 574-1992 or eric@bethelhorizons.org.

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Breakfast with the Birds

March 17, 2018, 9 a.m. - March 17, 2018, 11 a.m.

Join naturalist Eric Volden for an entertaining morning of bird watching and bird lore at Bethel Horizons’ bird feeding station.  A hearty breakfast will be served with each session as Eric identifies birds coming to the feeders and relates bird feeding information, stories, and recent sightings.  Bring binoculars if you have them, and bird stories to share. Cost for the breakfast and program is $10/adult, $6/child.

To register, contact Eric at (608) 574-1992 or eric@bethelhorizons.org.

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Introduction to Needle Felting

March 24, 2018, 10 a.m. - March 24, 2018, 3 p.m.

March 24, 2018, 10:00am - 3:00pm

Fee: $80 (keep your felting needles and mat)

Instructor: Jennifer Mally

Learn the basics of needle felting! We will start with a simple ball and then move on to make a small felted animal of your choice (with instructions). You will be supplied with 3 different sizes of needles, a felting mat and an array of colorful wool. Take home your tools to continue your felting creations at home. Bring your own lunch.

 

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Breakfast with the Birds

March 31, 2018, 9 a.m. - March 31, 2018, 11 a.m.

Join naturalist Eric Volden for an entertaining morning of bird watching and bird lore at Bethel Horizons’ bird feeding station.  A hearty breakfast will be served with each session as Eric identifies birds coming to the feeders and relates bird feeding information, stories, and recent sightings.  Bring binoculars if you have them, and bird stories to share. Cost for the breakfast and program is $10/adult, $6/child.

To register, contact Eric at (608) 574-1992 or eric@bethelhorizons.org.

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Salt Fire Workshop (Beginners-Advanced, 18+)

April 5, 2018, 10 a.m. - April 8, 2018, 6 p.m.

April 5 - 8, 2018, 10:00am Thursday, April 5 through end of firing on Sunday, April 8

Lodging fee: $90

Workshop fee: $300

Total Package: $390

Instructor: Gary Carstens, Mississippi Mud Clay Studio

Join us for a salt firing in the catenary chamber of our Aninoborigama kiln. Bring 40-50 bisque fired pots and expect to take a shift or two stoking the kiln.  Your pots MUST be made from a cone 10 clay body. Workshop includes 4 studio glazes, instruction, lodging at the Art Ventures Retreat Ce...

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Figurative Sculpture Workshop (All levels)

April 7, 2018, 9:30 a.m. - Sept. 16, 2018, 4 p.m.

Session 1:  April 7-8, 2018, 9:30am Saturday - 4:00pm Sunday

Session 2:  September 15 - 16, 2018, 9:30am Saturday - 4:00pm Sunday

Lodging fee:  $30

Meals: $35

Workshop: $160

Total Package: $225

Instructor: Jennifer Mally                               

Learn techniques to create figurative clay sculptures. Learn about the proportions of the human body and how to make a head and expressive face.  Use this basic knowledge, along with how to build from a stable armature to create your own ...

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Felting “Lighted Vessels” Workshop

April 22, 2018, 10 a.m. - April 22, 2018, 3:30 p.m.

April 22, 2018, 10-3:30

Fee: $80 plus $20 material fee paid to instructor

Instructor: Mary Wallace -  whitedove@litewire.net

This day-long class will explore wet felting plant fibers and wool to create a fine, but strong, vessel that will allow light to shine through.

The first half of the day will include discussion of plant fibers and felting, sample making, and laying out the vessel.  The second half will continue with the vessel construction.  Demos along the way will help illuminate ...

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Incredible Layered Glazing Techniques and Constructing Vessels from Slump and Press Molds

April 29, 2018, 10 a.m. - May 4, 2018, 4 p.m.

April 29 - May 4, 2018

Lodging fee: $150

Meals: $140

Workshop: $330

Total Package: $620

Instructor: Ron Hahlen

Ron Hahlen creates incredible results with layering stains and glazes. His techniques will be demonstrated on his textured, hand-built forms. Ron will demonstrate wax resist, airbrushing, sgraffito, and brushing and layering of metal oxides washes and glazes. Glazes recipes will include a chun, a celadon, a temmoku, a crystal magic, black, blues, ash, a green and a base glaze. ...

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Basic Broom Making - Hearth Brooms

May 5, 2018, noon - May 5, 2018, 4 p.m.

May 5, 2018, Noon - 4:00pm

Fee: $90

Instructor: John Holzwart www.broomsbylittlejohn.com

Discover the art of making handmade brooms! Little John will teach you how to make a real broom for decorative or functional use. Students will learn to make one round or one flat hearth broom (your choice). Handles of various woods have been gathered and cured for you to use, and all materials are provided. Discussion about decorative options will be included. Participants should refrain from wearing ...

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Get Away! Pottery Retreat (all levels, 18+)

May 6, 2018, 10 a.m. - May 11, 2018, 4 p.m.

May 6-11, 2018

Lodging fee: $150

Meals: $140

Retreat: $135

Total Package: $425

Facilitator: Jennifer Mally, Director Adamah Art Studios

Spend a quiet week at Adamah's beautiful art campus. Saturate yourself in your own ceramic work, meet other potters, treat yourself to good food, afternoon naps, nature hikes, Governor Dodge State Park and the local art scene. Your time is your own! Adamah Studio will supply you with 2 bags of stoneware clay, a wheel, hand-building tools, all meals and ...

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