January 2017

PINE NEEDLE BASKET WORKSHOP

Saturday, January 14

10:00 a.m. – Noon

Join Judy Breland, Stone County Extension Agent, for this adult workshop to learn the art of pine needle basket-making. Participants can complete a small basket by the end of the workshop, and will learn the methods for continuing with future projects. Wear old clothes. All materials will be provided. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. Register by January 13. 

PREPARING YOUR GARDEN FOR SPRING

Saturday, January 21

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Winter is normally a quiet time in the garden, but it won't be long before spring arrives and you’ll be caught up in the frenzy of seed-sowing, growing, and nurturing your garden as it comes to life! Getting your garden in order early will help make the spring a little less hectic. Topics will include selecting your garden site, maintenance, seed starting, testing and amending the soil, and the planting calendar. Non-members $5. Please register by January 20.

FORGE DAY: BLACKSMITHING & METALWORKING DEMONSTRATIONS

Saturday, January 28

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Join us for a day of metalsmithing demonstrations by area craftsmen. Learn techniques and tips to get started in metalworking and try your hand at the forge (Must complete a waiver form prior to participating; safety equipment for participants provided.) Browse items for purchase. Knife sharpening. Members free; non-members $5, and $2 for non-members’ children.