Arts & Culture: September Crafts Workshops at Ozark Folk Center State Park

Jill M. Rohrbach
 
Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View has a ton of workshops if offers in September in arts and crafts such as stained glass, jewelry making, relief carving, leather work, gunsmithing, metalsmithing, cooking, and more.
Take a look at what’s coming up, then make a call and register to express yourself! You can find more information about the park and its offerings (including lodging) at Ozarkfolkcenter.com or by calling 870-269-3851.

Ten Easy Pieces Stained Glass Workshop with Dona Sawyer
Friday, September 10, 2010 – Saturday, September 11, 2010

Event Details: Make your own unique stained glass art using 10 pieces of glass. Learn basic stained glass skills using the copper-foil method developed by Louis Comfort Tiffany. Make at least one or hopefully two finished pieces. Class size is limited and early registration is advised. Contact the park for more details. Admission: $150 plus $25 materials fee

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Wire-Wrapped Jewelry Workshop with Linda and Charles Widmer
Friday, September 10, 2010 – Saturday, September 11, 2010

Event Details: Learn to make your own necklace and ring with unique flair. The class will cover design, wire measuring, secure stone setting and finishing details. Class size is limited and early registration is advised. Contact the park for more details.

Admission: $150 plus $50 materials fee

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Relief Carving Workshop with Bill Standard
Monday, September 13, 2010 – Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Event Details: Laugh and learn to carve beautiful dogwood flowers and other highlights of Ozark scenery. This very popular woodcarving class is taught by a very entertaining and talented teacher. Start with a board and end up with a garden. Class size is limited and early registration is advised. Contact the park for more details.

Admission: $150 plus $10 materials fee

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Jewelry / Silversmithing Workshop with L.J. Smole
Friday, September 17, 2010 – Saturday, September 18, 2010

Event Details: This class covers techniques in silversmithing not covered in the basic class. Students will be exposed to forging, constructing hinges, texturing and hollow forming to make jewelry or other objects. Students must be able to use basic bench tools and solder. Emphasis will be on learning techniques and how to analyze your projects and develop a construction plan. Class size is limited and early registration is advised. Contact the park for further details.

Admission: $150 plus Materials fee of $75

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Cowboy Gathering
Friday, September 17, 2010 – Saturday, September 18, 2010

Event Details: Join us for a look at the past as seen from the saddle. This weekend will feature crafts such as leather work and gunsmithing in our craft village. Contact the park for further details.

Admission: TBA

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Basic Sewing Workshop with Gail Lewis
Monday, September 20, 2010 – Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Event Details: Learn to pick a pattern that suits you; choose the right fabric for the pattern; and how to cut, fit and sew your own clothes. This beginning class takes you through the steps to make a simple dress, skirt or blouse. Take home a completed product. Class size is limited and early registration is advised. Contact the park for more details.

Admission: $225 plus $25 materials fee

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Fourth Friday Food Day: Making Jellies & Jams
Friday, September 24, 2010

Event Details: Join Ozark Folk Center staff members to learn how to cook traditional and contemporary foods. Register by Tuesday, September 21, to learn how to create and can fabulous jams and jellies from fresh fruits. Check the website for a complete menu. Class is size limited. Fee includes lunch.

Admission: $30

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