Sautee Nacoochee, GA

ADULT CLASSES

art class

Check out all the activities listed below and sign up for a new experience by calling the center at 706-878-3300.

MAKE YOUR OWN FACE JUG WORKSHOPtip
MAKE YOUR OWN FACE JUG WORKSHOP
Instructor Daniel Bollinger

Come make your own folk pottery! During this two hour workshop, you will learn how to decorate a jug with faces like a true folk potter. After your sculpting session, your wares will be fired with an alkaline glaze and you will be notified when they are ready to be picked up. Price includes class, materials, and firing.

The same two hour workshop is repeated on 4 separate dates.

Dates: Feb 11, March 11, April 8, May 13
Time: 10:00am to noon
Place: Folk Pottery Museum Studio
Class Fee: $125 (materials included)
Age: 16+
ClassMaximum: 12
Register for Feb 11 Register for March 11 Register for April 8 Register for May 13

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HERITAGE SERIES: Old Time Greeting Cards
Instructor Maria Childers

Creating and exchanging greeting cards dates back to the ancient Chinese and Egyptians. Learn how to make a card from scratch, then embellish it! All of the supplies will be provided for you to make 5 different greeting cards.

The class is a monthly installment in our Heritage Art and Craft Series.

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Dates: Saturday, Feb 25
Time: 10am to 2pm
Place: SNC Art Studio
Registration Fee (pay to SNCA): $45
Supply Fee (pay to instructor): $25
Ages: adult only
ClassMaximum: 10
ClassMinimum: 2
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HERITAGE SERIES: Macrame, A knotty look at sailors!tip
HERITAGE SERIES: Macrame, A knotty look at sailors!
Instructor Cherica Voyles

Macrame is a relaxing and meditative fiber art technique of typing knots in a cord to make designs. We'll cover a tiny bit of history, the creative process and basic knots. You will make both a small and a large piece during this full day class.

The class is a monthly installment in our Heritage Art and Craft Series. Call Jim Thomas at 706-878-3300 for more information.

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Dates: Saturday, April 22
Time: 9am to 4pm. Please bring lunch or snacks!
Place: SNC Art Studio
Registration Fee (pay to SNCA): $90
Supply Fee (pay to instructor): $25
Ages: adults only
Minimum Class size: 4
Maximum Class size: 10
Registration deadline: Thursday, Apr 20, 5pm
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HERITAGE SERIES: Crochet, Grandma had to learn sometimetip
HERITAGE SERIES: Crochet, Grandma had to learn sometime
Instructor Jill Gray

Start today to learn to crochet. You will learn very basic stitches and leave with a completed item. Crocheting is relaxing and fun!

The class is a monthly installment in our Heritage Art and Craft Series. Call Jim Thomas at 706-878-3300 for more information.

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Dates: Saturday, May 8
Time: 10am to 2pm
Place: SNC Art Studio
Registration Fee (pay to SNCA): $45
Supply Fee (pay to instructor): $10
Ages: Children 10+ welcome with paid adult enrolled
Minimum Class size: 2
Maximum Class size: 8
Registration deadline: Friday, May 5, 5pm
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HERITAGE SERIES: Introduction to Weavingtip
HERITAGE SERIES: Introduction to Weaving
Instructor Gene Pease

Weaving can be done on a tiny handmade loom, a medium size loom or a huge loom with lots of shafts, strings and pedals. We'll explore a few of those while you make a sample or two.

Don't put it off any longer! You might find a weaving type that suits your style.

The class is a monthly installment in our Heritage Art and Craft Series. Call Jim Thomas at 706-878-3300 for more information.

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Dates: Thursday, June 8
Time: 10am to 2pm.
Place: Community Hall
Registration Fee (pay to SNCA): $45
Supply Fee (pay to instructor): $10
Ages: Kids over 12 with enrolled adult are ok
Minimum Class size: 2
Maximum Class size: 8
Registration deadline: Tuesday, June 6, 5pm
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HERITAGE SERIES: Sewing, Don't throw that shirt awaytip
HERITAGE SERIES: Sewing, Don't throw that shirt away
Instructor Lisa G. Staggers

Did you ever toss a pair of pants because you couldn't hem them? We will explore the world of hand sewing and learn how to repair clothing. We'll make a sampler of basic stitches and finish up by creating a shopping bag from all the stitches that you have learned. This is a fun and practical class!

The class is a monthly installment in our Heritage Art and Craft Series. Call Jim Thomas at 706-878-3300 for more information.

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Dates: Friday, July 14
Time: 9am to 4pm. Please bring lunch or snacks!
Place: SNC Art Studio
Registration Fee (pay to SNCA): $90
Supply Fee (pay to instructor): $20
Ages: adults only
Minimum Class size: 6
Maximum Class size: 12
Registration deadline: Wednesday, July 12, 5pm
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HERITAGE SERIES: Spinning yarntip
HERITAGE SERIES: Spinning yarn
Instructor Brenda Hutchings

Our grandparents made their own cloth, then made their own clothes. But first, they sheered the animal and spun the yarn. We won't sheer a sheep, but we'll make a spindle and make some yarn.

The class is a monthly installment in our Heritage Art and Craft Series. Call Jim Thomas at 706-878-3300 for more information.

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Dates: Wednesday, August 2
Time: 10am to 2pm
Place: Community Hall
Registration Fee (pay to SNCA): $45
Supply Fee (pay to instructor): $7
Ages: adults only
Minimum Class size: 2
Maximum Class size: 10
Registration deadline: Monday, July 31, 5pm
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ENCAUSTIC WEEKEND WORKSHOPtip
ENCAUSTIC WEEKEND WORKSHOP
Instructor Donna Persinger

This Beginner to Intermediate Encaustic Painting Workshop is for anyone who has never worked with encaustic wax or for those looking to explore new techniques.

The class will cover all the basics including applying wax to create a smooth surface, review of substrates, fusing, glazing, inscribing, creating texture and safety. We will also work on use of pigment sticks, layering techniques, use of multimedia (Pan Pastels, collage, shellac, stencils, image transfers, etc).

This workshop consists of the entire weekend.

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Saturday: March 4, 2023, 10am - 5pm
Sunday: March 5, 2023, 11am - 4pm
Place: SNC Art Studio
Maximun students: 8
Class fee: $150 total for entire weekend
Supplies fee: $125, all materials and tools will be provided
To register: Call SNC at 706-878-3300 by Wednesday, March 1, 5pm

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LEATHER ART CLASS
Instructor Tom Slavicek

You will have time to make a leather shoulder bag of your choice, or choose from any of the following projects: Leather belt, wallet, passport wallet, journal, phone belt pouch, drawstring pouch, lady's wallet, clutch purse and more.

Depending on the project you will be able to learn techniques of cutting leather and stitching styles. If desired, you can learn how to use a wood burning tool to inscribe a design directly on to the leather and then colorize it.

All leathers, materials, tools and instructions are provided, along with templates. No artistic ability is necessary, nor is any previous leather working experience. You do not need to bring anything except lunch, enthusiasm, and your desire to make something beautiful.

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Dates: Tuesday, March 28
Time: 10am to 4:00pm (Bring a snack or lunch)
Place: SNC Art Studio
Cost: $85 +$15 Art Supplies Fee provided by Instructor
ClassMinimum: 5
ClassMaximum: 12
RegistrationDeadline: March 23 at 5:00pm, $25 deposit required to hold your space
To register contact : Jim Thomas at 706-878-3300

IMPROV DANCE WORKSHOPtip
IMPROV DANCE WORKSHOP
Instructor Ezra Duncan

8-week course offered every other Monday starting Jan 23 in the Historic Gym, 6:00 - 7:00pm

Dance improvisation is not only about creating new movement but is also defined as freeing the body from habitual movement patterns. The course is designed to explore creativity, inspire confidence, and encourage vulnerable self-expression through improvisational dance movement. Each session will consist of a different style of music, creating an exciting dance environment. This course is perfect for ages sixteen and up; no experience other than willingness required. Folks are encouraged to sign up for the whole course, but drop-ins are welcome!

Dates: 8 Mondays: Jan 23, Feb 6, Feb 20, Mar 6, Mar 20, Apr 3, Apr 17, May 1
Ages: 16 and up
Time: 6pm - 7pm
Place: Historic Gym
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COMMUNITY MEDITATION with Eric Graves

Meditation is said to be mind's gift to itself. In this 15-to-20-minute guided meditation beginners as well as advanced practitioners will use breath, visualization, and mantra to rest in the nature of mind. A brief introductory talk will be given for those new to meditation and/or curious about basic Buddhist principles. We will have a few available cushions but bringing your own can only help. There is no charge, but donations for the space and tea are happily accepted. Contact Eric Graves at emgravez@yahoo.com with any questions.

Dates: Wednesdays
Time: 7:00-8:00pm
Place: Community Hall
Cost: donation welcome

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MOVEMENT TO MUSIC with Celeste Miller

Enliven your brain, develop your fitness, strength, and flexibility! All at your own pace. Most exercises are seated. Donations appreciated. For more information, email Courtney Johnston at crjsautee@gmail.com

Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 10am-11am
Place: Community Hall
Cost: donation requested

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YONAH YOGA at SNC
Instructor Charlene Hammersen

The yoga classes offered will be a blend between Hatha Vinyasa, Yin, Restorative, and Meditative practices. Each week we will explore one or a blend of these styles. Please bring a yoga mat, yoga blocks, a blanket or towel, and a bolster if you have one.

Contact information for Charlene Hammersen: 706-892-7211 or yonahyoga@gmail.com. The fee for this class is by donation.

Dates: Mondays
Time: 6:00-7:00pm
Place: Community Hall
Cost: donation requested