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Classes appear on this list until the online registration date deadline – you may still be able to register for these upcoming classes over the phone. To view upcoming classes after the online registration date has passed, including ongoing series or past classes, click on the link for the calendar view. To register over the phone, give us a call at 276-236-3500.

Please note: for classes with multiple meetings, please choose the first meeting date for registration. Your registration will apply to the whole series, not just the date chosen.

Wheel Throwing Mugs and Handles

Wheel Throwing Mugs and Handles with Rachael McKenzie
Saturday, September 9, 8:00am-12:00pm and Sunday, September 10, 1:00am-4:00pm
Cost: 116.00 (includes clay, glaze and firing)
Register by 8/26/17 for an earlybird cost of only 106.90

Students will learn to create cylinders that they will trim and add handles to, to create mugs. Students will need prior instruction on wheel throwing. Class instruction will include handle pulling and vessel trimming. Tips on consist ant throwing techniques will be given though out class. The goal of this class is for students to walk away with four useable mugs. Recommended classes for extended learning: Tall Vessels (Sept. 23rd) and Lidded Containers (Oct. 21st and 28th).

Wear close toed shoes and long hair must be tied back.

Member cost: $91.00, earlybird cost if you register by 8/26/17 is $81.90 (call CCSA to register)

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This is a series. Please select any of the dates below to register.

Free Flatfooting Class at the Blue Ridge Music Center

September 11, 2017

Dancing at the Blue Ridge Music CenterIntro to Flatfooting with Marianne Kovatch at the Blue Ridge Music Center
Monday, September 11, 11:30am-12:30pm

Join us the second Monday of the month in June, July, August and September on the Breezeway at the Blue Ridge Music Center, milepost 214 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, for an Introduction to Flatfooting. We'll start at 11:30 learning a few steps before the start of the Mountain Midday Music. At noon the Buck Mountain Band will begin kicking up their tunes so you can practice what you've been learning. Marianne will stick around until 12:30 to teach a couple more steps, call a square dance, or just have fun dancing with you to this fabulous old-time band.

No preregistration is needed.

This class is part of our Music Making in Galax series supported in part by the National Endowment of the Arts, and is co-sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.

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