Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area - February Workshops

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area

FebruaryWorkshops 2013

Traditional Arts Workshops Series

We are pleased to be able to offer an exciting variety of workshops

that range from traditional skills, to hand crafted items, and fine arts. We invite you to come to

Sycamore Shoals to learn a new skill or craft from our talented instructors!


Class sizes are limited, so please register early!

Raised Bed Gardening Instructor: Ben Hunter

Saturday February 2 10 am – 1 pm

Cost: No Charge – Registration is NOT necessary for this session

It’s not too early to be planning & building your spring garden. Gardener extraordinaire, Ben Hunter, will be joining us to share his experiences & techniques for growing the garden of your dreams! Sponsored by the Northeast Tennessee Master Gardeners.

Spinning for All Levels Instructor: Amy Gawthrop

Sunday, February 3 1:30 – 4 pm

Cost: $40.00 includes fleece (1st time students in this class)

$15.00 for returning students Min: 1 Max: 5

If you are a brand new spinner, or have been dabbling on the spinning wheel for sometime; this class is for you! Bring your questions and join Amy for an afternoon of “All Things Spinning!”

Watercolor Painting –Mixed Media Instructor: Barbara Jernigan

Saturday, February 9 10 am – 1 pm

Cost: $12 (plus supplies) or $20 (includes supplies) Min: 5 Max: open

Learn and practice watercolor techniques and style. Dress to take a short walk outdoors for photos and observations, weather permitting. Call the park to register.

Watercolor Painting –Mixed Media Instructor: Barbara Jernigan

Saturday, February 16 10 am – 1 pm

Cost: $12 (plus supplies) or $20 (includes supplies) Min: 5 Max: open

Learn and practice watercolor techniques and style. Dress to take a short walk outdoors for photos and observations, weather permitting. Call the park to register.

Beginners Knitting - Making a Scarf! Instructor: Amy Gawthrop

Sunday, February 17 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Cost: $25.00 Min: 1 Max: 10

You will learn to cast on, cast off, knit and purl, left & right handed knitting, and how to pick up dropped stitches. Bring at least 2 skeins of worsted weight wool in a solid color (if you want a long scarf, you will need at least 3 skeins) or any fiber that will make a comfortable scarf; set of US#8 knitting needles (no longer than 10”), wood or plastic, straight or circular. Call the park to register.

Traditional Arts Workshops

To join one or more classes, you must register in advance and pre-pay.

Please call the park at (423) 543-5808 for more information

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