Main Street Arts announces winter classes and workshops


SAXTONS RIVER,>> Main Street Arts has announced its winter schedule of classes, including seven Saturday workshops for those with limited time.

Robert O'Brien will be conducting a watercolor workshop Saturday, Jan. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on painting the snowy winter landscape. The fee is $58 for members and $71 for non-members.

Encaustic Collage is the subject of Collin Leech's workshop Saturday, Feb. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m., with a fee of $83 for members and $95 for non-members, including materials.

Felting Slippers and Potato Printing are two workshops offered by Jenny Wright. Felting is Saturday, Jan. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a fee of $63 for members and $73 for non-members. The printing class will meet Saturday, March 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. The fee is $29 for members and $35 for non-members. Both workshops include materials.

Linda Lacasse will lead a Barn Quilting workshop Sat., Feb. 20 from 1 to 4 p.m. to create a quilt design on wood suitable for mounting. The fee is $44 for members and $50 for non-members.

An Introduction to Pinterest led by Sam Maskell will meet Saturday, Feb. 6 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. to learn how to use this social medium to create and manage an account. The fee is $12 for members and $15 for non-members.

Other workshops and classes include a four-session Saturday workshop on Scrapbooking 101 with Gina Cote that will meet January 16 and 30 and February 13 and 27 from 10 a.m. to noon. The fee is $100 for members and $120 for non-members.

Also, woodcarver Dave Tuttle will teach a class on Carving a House Wren Tuesdays, March 15 to 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The fee is $58 for members and $70 for non-members. It is suitable from age 10 or 11 with a parent to adult.

MSA is also offering classes in Yoga for Everyone with Emily Lisai and Spanish in the Morning with Greenough Nowakowski, as well as the ongoing String Band led by Jill Newton.

Registration is required for classes and workshops, and further information about these and other MSA activities can be found at, by calling 802-869-2960, e-mailing or on Facebook.

Generous scholarship assistance is available.

Now in its 27th year and fully handicapped accessible in its newly-renovated space, Main Street Arts is a non-profit community arts center dedicated to serving the creative needs of the greater community by encouraging creative exploration and expression through a wide range of experiences.


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