2023 Events, Activities, Workshops, Classes

This is what I’ve got on my calendar so far this year. If there is a live registration link, click on the listing to go to that link.
Contact me here if you want to schedule a class or presentation. For more information on classes, visit my Education Page. For more information on upcoming presentations, or to take a look at some of my favorite past (and future) gigs, visit my Presentation Page. For more information about me, what I do and why I do it, visit About Me. The page, like me, is a work in progress.

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Note: All events without active registration link are subject to change.  Refreshments and hot and cold drinks available at all locations. Alcohol drinks(*) served at Mosaic, La Noue DuBois Winery, and Cobble Creek.

Date  Day,   Time,   Location,  Activity  Medium/event

February (Topics: Valentines, chocolate, winter scenics)

[Register] 2/02 Thr. 5:30-7:30 pm. *Valentines & Vino. Moved to 2/10 at LaNoue DuBois Winery.

[Register] 2/08 Wed. 2:00-3:30 pm. Make Your Own Valentine Cards (ages 6 and up). Paper crafts. Montrose Rec. Center Party Room, 16350 Woodgate Rd. Cost: $15

[Register] 2/10 Fri. 5:30-7:30 pm. *Vintage Valentines Wine Party.Drink a little wine and make GROWN-UP up Valentines to share with your S.O., send to friends or frame for yourself. Pick a theme from the Suggestion Basket. All kinds of fun material to work with included with lots of suggestions and instructions. LaNoue DuBois Winery, 67289 Trout Rd., Montrose. Cost: Single, $50/pp, Couple, $50/pp. Group rate, $45/pp.

[Register] 2/11 Sat. 1:30-3:30 pm. Life Drawing. WHAFV, 4 Hillcrest Plaza Way, Montrose. Cost: $20

[Details] 2/14 Tue. 1:00-2:30 pm. Presentation: Chocolate – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. America’s favorite treat dates back 4,000 years to Meso-America, where it was a gift of the gods.  Senior Center, Montrose Pavilion. Cost: Includes chocolate samples. Free.
Info, sign up, Call Cindy, 970-252-4884.

[Register] 2/16 Thr. 6:00-8:00 pm. Think Spring! Scenic painting with Alcohol Ink. Montrose Rec Center Party Room. Cost: $40

[Register] 2/18 Sat. 1:30-3:30 pm. Think Spring! Scenic painting with Alcohol Ink. WHAFV, 4 Hillcrest Plaza Way, Montrose. Cost: $40 ($35 Military).

2/21 Tue. 5:30-7:30 pm. WHAFV, 4 Hillcrest Plaza Way, Montrose. Cost: $40 ($35 Military). Registration not posted yet.

[Details] 2/25 Sat. Noon-3 pm. Little Bighorn presentation with Kate Burke and George Gleason.  Cost: $15. Registration coming.

March  (Topics: Utah parks, birdhouse, golf balls)

[Register] 3/08 Wed. 5:30-7:30 pm, Paint Colorful Utah Parks. Acrylic on canvas. MRD Flex Rec., Colorado Outdoors, Mayfly Dr., Montrose. Cost: $40. Register at MRD front desk, call them, or on their website.

3/09 Thr. 6:00-8:00 pm. *Poured Ink on glass vases. With Alcohol Ink. Mosaic, 21 N. Cascade, Montrose. Cost/pp: $35,  ($30 group rate). Plus $5/vase.

3/11 Sat. Art class with Jeanette.
WHAFV, 4 Hillcrest Plaza Way, Montrose. Cost/pp: $40 ($35 Military).

3/13 Mon. 1:00 pm. Presentation: Utah’s Parks & Monuments. Senior Center, Montrose Pavilion. Cost: Free.

[Register] 3/15 Wed. 2:00-3:30 pm. Decorate a Birdhouse (age 6 and up) Kids’ craft project. Party Room, Montrose Rec Center, 16350 Woodgate Rd., Montrose. Cost: $25 (includes a  min-birdhouse). Register at MRD front desk, call them, or on their website.

3/18 Sat. 1:30-3:30 pm. *Decorate a Birdhouse. LaNoue DuBois Winery, 67289 Trout Rd., Montrose. Cost/pp: $45, $40 (group rate). Plus $5/birdhouse.

3/21 Tue. 5:30-7:30 pm. *Create Whimsical, Decorated Golf Balls. WHAFV, 4 Hillcrest Plaza Way, Montrose. Cost/pp: $35, ($30 Military). Bring your own golf balls.

3/25 Sat. Noon-3 pm. Utah’s Parks and Monuments.Geology & History.  WHAFV, 4 Hillcrest Plaza Way, Montrose. Cost: $15. Registration coming..

3/30 Thr. 6:00-8:00 pm. *Decorate a Birdhouse. Acrylic paint & other stuff. Mosaic, 21 N. Cascade, Montrose. Cost/pp: $35, ($30 group rate). Plus $5/birdhouse.

 April  (Topics, gardens, garden nomes, collage)

4/01 Sat. 1:30-3:30 pm. Wine Time in the Garden. Design a 3-D garden with silk flowers on canvas while you sip lovely wines. LaNoue DuBois Winery, 67289 Trout Rd., Montrose. Cost/pp: $45, ($40 group rate). Plus $10 canvas and materials.

4/13 Thr. 6:00-8:00 pm. *Sit, Sip, and Garden. Create a 3-D garden collage with with silk flowers on canvas. Mosaic, 21 N. Cascade, Montrose. Cost/pp: $40, ($35 group rate). Plus $10 canvas and materials.

4/15 Sat. 1:30-3:30 pm. Garden Nomes Clay and paint. WHAFV, 4 Hillcrest Plaza Way, Montrose CO. Cost: $40 ($35 Military).

4/17 Mon. 1:00 pm-2:30 pm. Presentation: Historic Gardens w/garden guest. Senior Center, Montrose Pavilion. Cost: Free.