Make 2017 the year of you! Take a break from your usual routine and treat yourself to something fun. Or get the whole family in on the act and create memories together. Either way, you’ll find plenty of ways to spread those creative wings with our various classes this winter in select shops at Gardner Village.
Calling all wannabe cookie connoisseurs, the school bell is ringing at Naborhood Bakery. Another year of Cookie College is underway. Enroll your kids in Cookie College! 2017 enrollment is now open for children ages 4 thru 12. Despite what you may have heard, this is no piece-of-cake college experience. Our 2-hour course will include a class in cutting cookie dough, an advanced course in snacking (while the cookies bake), and conclude with Cookie Art 101 (supplies, icing, sprinkles and candy included). This course is also ideal for birthday parties.
Help your child earn their Baker's of Fine Arts degree this January, February and March at Naborhood Bakery University. Fridays from 4pm-6pm. $20+tax, includes a free kid's meal. Pre-registration required, call 801.566.8808. Parents must remain with their children.
INTERIOR DESIGN CLASSES AT DOWN TO EARTH
Learn how to design your space with the experts at Down to Earth Furniture & Design. You'll quickly learn color schemes, space planning, balance, scale, fabric options and accessorizing for your home. The classes will specifically focus on colors, textures and accessories.
Call Down to Earth at 801.984.4105 to schedule your class. Classes will be held on February 16, 18 and 25 along with May 11, 13, August 24, 26 and November 2 and 4. Space is limited and will fill up quickly.
SEWING & QUILTING CLASSES AT PINE NEEDLES
If you've been pining for increased sewing knowledge or simply want to try a new hobby on for size, Pine Needles is your place. Their course curriculum includes sewing basics for beginners and more advanced options for those looking to grow their stitching skills. If time spent creating with friends (and making new friends in the process!) is what you're after, grab a project you've been working on (or want to start) and join Pine Needles for Open Sew.
You'll find more information about all of their class offerings on the Pine Needle's website or contact them at 801.233.0551.
JEWELRY-MAKING CLASSES AT THE BEAD FARM
Wearing the same jewelry as everybody else is sooo last season. Create an original look that is 100% you at The Bead Farm. Sign up for Table Time (up to 1.5 hours of allotted time) and select your beads from the rainbow of bead-filled jars that line the walls. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to turn those beads into your own signature piece—especially when you have full access to our tools and one-on-one help from friendly staff. Bring your friends (up to ten people) and make a party out of it. It only costs you the price of materials. Children who are old enough to create are also welcome, making this an affordable way to spend quality time together. The Bead Farm also offers beading classes for those 18+.
Find additional information on The Bead Farm's website or call for reservations at 801.938.1995.
ART CLASSES AT THE ART COTTAGE
Paint brushes and canvas and paint! Oh my! Welcome to Gardner Village’s newest shop: The Art Cottage. The Art Cottage is now offering the visual and hands on experience of art to those of all ages. Enjoy children's classes, watercolor, calligraphy, paint nights and date nights.
Visit The Art Cottage's website for more information or schedule your fun at 801.561.1372.
DANCE CLASSES AT CLASSICAL BALLET CONSERVATORY
In this on-the-couch era, it's more important than ever to get moving, and moving through dance is both relaxing and fun. Whether you're trained in dance or have only dreamed of reaching for that ballet bar, you'll find your place in one of the classes taught by Classical Ballet Conservatory. Classes are available for children three years and up as well as adults of any age.
Visit Classical Ballet Conservatory's website for more information on what's offered and how to register. Make your move today!
KNITTING & CROCHETING CLASSES AT WILLOW HILL YARN COMPANY (Formerly Kamille's)
Come for a knitting or crocheting class and leave with more than just new needle-art knowledge. Wind up with new friends here to help and support you as you continue to hone your skills. They offer classes throughout the year, with a special Little Cotton Rabbits Club during 2017.
For more information, visit Willow Hill Yarn Company's website or call 801.282.0477.