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March 2024

Flora on the Gel Plate… a #PostConsumerWaste Art Project

March 1 @ 10:00 am - March 3 @ 4:00 pm MST
Grand Lake Community House, 1026 Park Ave
Grand Lake, 80447-0099
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$385.00

Date: Mar 1-3, 2024 (10am-4pm; 1 hour break for lunch) Level: Beginner & Intermediate Instructor: Robyn McClendon Location: Community House – 1026 Park Avenue, Grand Lake, CO In this 3-day workshop we will explore an age-old art technique of mono printing to capture the amazing details of flora on paper. Using many of the techniques that I share in my newly released book “Gel Plate Printing for Mixed Media Art” you will learn how to create beautiful images with acrylic…

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Ice Sculpture Instructional Class

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Grand Lake Town Park, 1025 Grand Ave
Grand Lake, CO 80447 United States
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Date: Mar 1, 2024 (10am-12pm) Cost: 1/4 Ice Block: $200 OR 1/2 Ice Block: $300 Level/Age: Beginner & Intermediate Instructor: Colorado Ice Works Location: Town Park – Grand Lake, CO *Registration Closes on Feb 19, 2024 This is a fun, 2-hour class with hands-on instruction provided by the team at Colorado Ice Works. Attendees will receive a clear block of ice, some hand tools (sorry, no chainsaws!) and reference material. Each class is approximately 2 hours long. Each attendee will…

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Adult Pottery

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$175.00

Cost: $175 (includes all supplies) Level: All experience levels Instructor: Patty Alandar Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Enjoy the satisfaction of working with clay – whether you’re a beginner, experienced or need a refresher from years ago. In this class you can hand-build using the extruder, slab roller and make pinch pots. You can also learn to use the wheel. It’s an open-ended class where you can make whatever you like – sculpture, functional pottery,…

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Adult Pottery

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MST
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$175.00

Cost: $175 (includes all supplies) Level: All experience levels Instructor: Patty Alandar Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Enjoy the satisfaction of working with clay – whether you’re a beginner, experienced or need a refresher from years ago. In this class you can hand-build using the extruder, slab roller and make pinch pots. You can also learn to use the wheel. It’s an open-ended class where you can make whatever you like – sculpture, functional pottery,…

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Drawing Grand Lake History

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MST
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$125.00

Date: March 7 – March 28 (6pm-8pm), 4 Thursdays Cost: $125 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; All ages. For participants under 16, we require they enroll alongside a registered adult. Instructor: Holly Sumner Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO “Drawing Grand Lake History” offers a captivating journey into the past for participants of all ages (those under 16 accompanied by a parent or guardian). Through the medium of drawing, we delve into the essence of…

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Adult Pottery

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 3, 2024

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$175.00

Cost: $175 (includes all supplies) Level: All experience levels Instructor: Patty Alandar Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Enjoy the satisfaction of working with clay – whether you’re a beginner, experienced or need a refresher from years ago. In this class you can hand-build using the extruder, slab roller and make pinch pots. You can also learn to use the wheel. It’s an open-ended class where you can make whatever you like – sculpture, functional pottery,…

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Adult Pottery

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2024

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$175.00

Cost: $175 (includes all supplies) Level: All experience levels Instructor: Patty Alandar Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Enjoy the satisfaction of working with clay – whether you’re a beginner, experienced or need a refresher from years ago. In this class you can hand-build using the extruder, slab roller and make pinch pots. You can also learn to use the wheel. It’s an open-ended class where you can make whatever you like – sculpture, functional pottery,…

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Drawing Grand Lake History

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, happening 4 times

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$125.00

Date: March 7 – March 28 (6pm-8pm), 4 Thursdays Cost: $125 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; All ages. For participants under 16, we require they enroll alongside a registered adult. Instructor: Holly Sumner Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO “Drawing Grand Lake History” offers a captivating journey into the past for participants of all ages (those under 16 accompanied by a parent or guardian). Through the medium of drawing, we delve into the essence of…

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Woodturning 101 Workshop

March 15 @ 8:30 am - March 16 @ 4:00 pm MDT
$200.00

Date: Mar 15 & 16, 2024 (8:30am-4pm) Cost: $200 (lunch & materials are included) • 1 Day option: $100/day Level: All experience levels Instructor: Dennis Fanning Location: Wood Shop – Located across Granby Lake, address will be emailed to you after sign up Experience the timeless art of woodturning at Rocky Mountain Folk School! Our woodturning class is a unique opportunity to explore this ancient craft in the inspiring mountain lake community of Grand Lake, Colorado. Led by our Master…

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Adult Pottery

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 3, 2024

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$175.00

Cost: $175 (includes all supplies) Level: All experience levels Instructor: Patty Alandar Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Enjoy the satisfaction of working with clay – whether you’re a beginner, experienced or need a refresher from years ago. In this class you can hand-build using the extruder, slab roller and make pinch pots. You can also learn to use the wheel. It’s an open-ended class where you can make whatever you like – sculpture, functional pottery,…

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Adult Pottery

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2024

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$175.00

Cost: $175 (includes all supplies) Level: All experience levels Instructor: Patty Alandar Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Enjoy the satisfaction of working with clay – whether you’re a beginner, experienced or need a refresher from years ago. In this class you can hand-build using the extruder, slab roller and make pinch pots. You can also learn to use the wheel. It’s an open-ended class where you can make whatever you like – sculpture, functional pottery,…

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Drawing Grand Lake History

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, happening 4 times

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$125.00

Date: March 7 – March 28 (6pm-8pm), 4 Thursdays Cost: $125 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; All ages. For participants under 16, we require they enroll alongside a registered adult. Instructor: Holly Sumner Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO “Drawing Grand Lake History” offers a captivating journey into the past for participants of all ages (those under 16 accompanied by a parent or guardian). Through the medium of drawing, we delve into the essence of…

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Custom Leather Key Holder

March 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$40.00

Custom Leather Key Holder Date: Mar 24, 2024 (5pm-7pm) Cost: $40 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; 16+ Instructor: Jesse Wainman Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Explore the timeless art of leatherworking with our custom leather key holder class at the Rocky Mountain Folk School in Grand Lake, CO. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll delve into the fundamentals of leathercraft, gaining essential skills to create a personalized and functional accessory. Learn the art of precision…

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Adult Pottery

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 3, 2024

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$175.00

Cost: $175 (includes all supplies) Level: All experience levels Instructor: Patty Alandar Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Enjoy the satisfaction of working with clay – whether you’re a beginner, experienced or need a refresher from years ago. In this class you can hand-build using the extruder, slab roller and make pinch pots. You can also learn to use the wheel. It’s an open-ended class where you can make whatever you like – sculpture, functional pottery,…

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Adult Pottery

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2024

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$175.00

Cost: $175 (includes all supplies) Level: All experience levels Instructor: Patty Alandar Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Enjoy the satisfaction of working with clay – whether you’re a beginner, experienced or need a refresher from years ago. In this class you can hand-build using the extruder, slab roller and make pinch pots. You can also learn to use the wheel. It’s an open-ended class where you can make whatever you like – sculpture, functional pottery,…

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Drawing Grand Lake History

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, happening 4 times

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$125.00

Date: March 7 – March 28 (6pm-8pm), 4 Thursdays Cost: $125 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; All ages. For participants under 16, we require they enroll alongside a registered adult. Instructor: Holly Sumner Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO “Drawing Grand Lake History” offers a captivating journey into the past for participants of all ages (those under 16 accompanied by a parent or guardian). Through the medium of drawing, we delve into the essence of…

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April 2024

Adult Pottery

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 3, 2024

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$175.00

Cost: $175 (includes all supplies) Level: All experience levels Instructor: Patty Alandar Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Enjoy the satisfaction of working with clay – whether you’re a beginner, experienced or need a refresher from years ago. In this class you can hand-build using the extruder, slab roller and make pinch pots. You can also learn to use the wheel. It’s an open-ended class where you can make whatever you like – sculpture, functional pottery,…

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Adult Pottery

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2024

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$175.00

Cost: $175 (includes all supplies) Level: All experience levels Instructor: Patty Alandar Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Enjoy the satisfaction of working with clay – whether you’re a beginner, experienced or need a refresher from years ago. In this class you can hand-build using the extruder, slab roller and make pinch pots. You can also learn to use the wheel. It’s an open-ended class where you can make whatever you like – sculpture, functional pottery,…

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Acrylic Pouring & Resin: Vase & Canvas Workshop

April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$80.00

Dates (both days included): • April 15, 2024 (Vase paint pouring: 5pm-7pm) • April 22, 2024 (Apply epoxy resin to vase art: 5pm-7pm) Cost: $80 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; 18+ Instructor: Heather Ferrera Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Discover the captivating art of dynamic vase painting in our immersive workshop. Using a unique technique of paint pouring and resin application, you’ll transform ordinary vases and canvases into mesmerizing abstract works of art. Watch…

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Woodblock Carving & Relief Printmaking

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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Free

Date: Apr 19, 2024 (5pm-7pm) • Registration opens March 1st Cost: FREE* (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; 14+ Instructor: Grace Noel Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO *Thank you Grand County Library for opening up this class to the public! This event, in conjunction with the book signing featuring Author Shelley Read, the acclaimed writer of “Go As a River,” adds an extra layer of cultural and intellectual richness to our community. It’s worth noting…

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Acrylic Pouring & Resin: Vase & Canvas Workshop

April 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 23, 2024

Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$80.00

Dates (both days included): • April 15, 2024 (Vase paint pouring: 5pm-7pm) • April 22, 2024 (Apply epoxy resin to vase art: 5pm-7pm) Cost: $80 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; 18+ Instructor: Heather Ferrera Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Discover the captivating art of dynamic vase painting in our immersive workshop. Using a unique technique of paint pouring and resin application, you’ll transform ordinary vases and canvases into mesmerizing abstract works of art. Watch…

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May 2024

Wet Felting – Aspen Scenery

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$95

Date: May 25, 2024 (10am-2pm) Cost: $95 (materials are included) Level: Beginner Instructor: Robin Barrett Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Immerse yourself in the captivating world of wet felting and needle felting during this engaging workshop, where creativity meets craftsmanship. Participants will discover the art of transforming raw wool fibers into vibrant masterpieces by first learning the rhythmic process of wet felting. With warm water, soap, and their skilled hands, they will layer and mesh…

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June 2024

Mixed Media Mosaics

June 6 @ 8:30 am - June 8 @ 12:30 pm MDT

Date – Class: June 6-8, 2024 (8:30am-12:30pm) Date – Open Studio: June 6-7, 2024 (2pm-5pm) Cost: $350 ($330, 3-day class + $20 materials) Level: Beginner & Intermediate Instructor: Renee Walkup Location: TBD (class will be held in Grand Lake, CO; building to be determined) Discover the secrets of creating awe-inspiring classical mosaics with a modern twist! Led by the renowned artist and educator Renee Walkup, this program offers a rare chance to make beautiful pieces of art using repurposed materials…

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Mixed Media Mosaics

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - June 7 @ 5:00 pm MDT
$350

Date – Class: June 6-8, 2024 (8:30am-12:30pm) Date – Open Studio: June 6-7, 2024 (2pm-5pm) Cost: $350 ($330, 3-day class + $20 materials) Level: Beginner & Intermediate Instructor: Renee Walkup Location: TBD (class will be held in Grand Lake, CO; building to be determined) Discover the secrets of creating awe-inspiring classical mosaics with a modern twist! Led by the renowned artist and educator Renee Walkup, this program offers a rare chance to make beautiful pieces of art using repurposed materials…

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Crafting Native American Style Flutes

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$260.00

Date: June 22, 2024 (10am-5pm, 1 hour break for lunch) Cost: $260 (includes materials) Level/Age: All experience levels; 18+ Instructor: Stanley Loftness Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Embark on a fascinating journey into the world of Native American flute-making with our engaging class at Rocky Mountain Folk School in Grand Lake, CO. Led by our experienced instructor, Stanley Loftness, a dedicated flute maker with 15 years of expertise, you’ll delve deep into the art of…

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August 2024

Mushroom Foray

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$40.00

Date: Aug 10, 2024 (11am-1pm) Cost: $40 Level: All experience levels Instructor: Brittany Oberman Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Join us this summer for a special mushroom foray. We will meet at the folk school, group up and caravan to the trailhead. To come prepared for the foray please wear a hat & sunscreen, long pants or long socks, gloves if preferred but not needed, a pocket knife and a breathable vessel to collect mushrooms…

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Mushroom Papermaking

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$60.00

Date: Aug 11, 2024 (1pm-3pm) Cost: $60 Level: All experience levels Instructor: Brittany Oberman Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Explore the fascinating world of sustainable papermaking in our special summer class – Mushroom Papermaking. Immerse yourself in the art of transforming mushroom specimens into a beautiful slurry, and discover the hands-on techniques of shaping this unique material into a versatile and eco-friendly art supply. This class is not just a creative endeavor, it’s a journey…

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September 2024

Primitive Rug Hooking with Theresa Rapstine

September 27 @ 9:00 am - September 30 @ 4:00 pm MDT
Grand Lake Center, 301 Marina Drive
Grand Lake, CO 80447 United States
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$350

Date: Sept 27-30, 2024 (9am-4pm) Cost: $350 (lunch is included for all 4 days) Level: Intermediate Instructor: Theresa Rapstine Location: Grand Lake Center – 301 Marina Drive, Grand Lake, CO Join us for a one-of-a-kind rug hooking workshop in Grand Lake, nestled in the stunning Rocky Mountains. Breathe in the fresh mountain air and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this unique location. This is the perfect opportunity to rejuvenate your creativity and unwind from the stresses of everyday…

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October 2024

Botanical Printing on Fabric & Paper

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 315 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$144.00

Date: Oct 2, 2024 (10am-1pm, 1 hour lunch break) Cost: $144 ($119 class + $25 materials paid to Allison at start of class) Level: Beginner Instructor: Allison O’Neall Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO Explore the process of fabric and paper printing with leaves and flowers. Learn how to prepare your materials, what botanicals will print and then, Use fresh leaves and flowers to create beautiful stationary and bookmarks, plus take home a pair of wearable…

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Intro to Weaving Workshop

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT
Rocky Mountain Folk School Building, 419 Pitkin Avenue
Grand Lake, 80447
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$215.00

Date: Oct 3, 2024 (11am-3pm) Cost: $215 (includes materials) Level: Beginners; 18+ Instructor: Becky Pollard Location: RMFS Building – 315 Pitkin Ave, Grand Lake, CO In this class you will learn how to create a woven wall hanging start to finish. At the end of the class you will be able to take home your weaving to display in your home! We will begin by learning how to warp a loom. We will then move on to mastering the different…

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