Sat, Oct 8
9:00am - 2:00pm Central Time
64 classes have spots left
Learn all the basics needed to start keeping bees. This includes what to expect, how to put together equipment, how to get bees in your hive, finding the queen, feeding, what to look for after the bees are installed, and seasonal chores.
Saturday Oct 8th, 9am - 2pm Central Time
Lee Anne White will lead this two-day photography workshop on looking at gardens with an eye toward capturing a sense of place and telling the story of the garden. We’ll begin the workshop by exploring gardens together—learning how to look at them from different perspectives and discover their intent and uniqueness. We’ll also discuss ways...
Thursday Oct 6th, 8am - 4pm Central Time(2 sessions)
Capturing a digital photograph is just one step in a multi-step process called the digital workflow, which is essential to managing and retrieving your photos. Learn methods of importing, storing, organizing, editing, and final polishing of images. Image sizing, card formatting, understanding the differences between web and print file types, and...
Thursday Oct 6th, 6pm - 8pm Central Time(4 sessions)
There are hundreds of photography apps available for iPhones, and many have similar features. Explore some of the better-known apps and get instructions on using them for nature photography. We will go over the basics of iPhone photography along with fieldwork. Examine the photos taken during class and learn how to enhance, manipulate, or alter...
Saturday Oct 22nd, 1pm - 3pm Central Time(3 sessions)
Oaks once dominated midwestern forests and our imaginations. From historical times to today, discover the many ways humans, birds, animals, and insects have used and treasured these big beauties. We will examine where these trees are typically found in nature, their myriad uses over the centuries, folklore and stories, plus faunal partnerships....
Friday Oct 7th, 9am - 12pm Central Time
Breathe deeply while moving and stretching to release tension and balance the body. Then settle into a restorative posture and practice yoga sleep, also known as yoga nidra, a deeply restful meditation where you are verbally lead through deeper stages of consciousness that systematically integrate body, energy, and mind.
Friday Oct 7th, 1pm - 2pm Central Time
Flowering bulbs provide vivid color after the doldrums of winter. Learn to select and grow bulbs to enhance your garden. Discuss season-extending bulb design and how to interplant with perennials and shrubs for a spectacular display. Note: This class will be taught online via Zoom. All registrations must be submitted online two days before...
Saturday Oct 8th, 9am - 11am Central Time
A hearty vegetarian brunch is easy to make for your friends and family. You will learn techniques to prepare the dough for fried poori—a fresh bread made of whole wheat flour—and how to make potato curry. Complete the breakfast dishes with mango pickle and yogurt.
Saturday Oct 8th, 10am - 12pm Central Time
Discover plants to turn your late season garden into a beautiful and sustainable oasis. Trees, shrubs, and grasses provide aesthetics like structure and movement in the winter garden, while berries, seeds, and nuts are bountiful on many species of previously flowering plants. These ornamental plants offer vital late-season nutrition and shelter for...
Sunday Oct 9th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time
If you enjoy eating fish in restaurants, but are anxious about cooking fish at home, you will gain the confidence to shop for and prepare a variety of fish, from salmon to swordfish, in this cooking class. Different ways to cook fish —on the stove, in the oven, and on the grill—will be addressed, as well as which fish are best suited to which...
Sunday Oct 9th, 1pm - 3pm Central Time
Create this sweet little fox, perfect down to its wooden base and forest embellishments. A simple needle felting project, you can dress up your 4-inch critter for the holidays with a winter scarf. All materials, locally sourced and hand-dyed, are included.
Monday Oct 10th, 10am - 12pm Central Time
Create a forest ablaze in fall colors as we use fibers to "paint" this landscape. Be guided step by step through the process as fibers are wet felted into a 12 x 16-inch piece, perfect to frame. All materials, locally sourced and hand-dyed, are included.
Monday Oct 10th, 1pm - 4pm Central Time
Create a beautiful, ombre-dyed pumpkin with needle felting! Use hand-dyed fibers in your choice of colors, along with a real pumpkin stem and sparkly embellishments for a pumpkin that is a stunning addition to your fall decor. All materials, locally sourced and hand-dyed, are included.
Monday Oct 10th, 6pm - 8pm Central Time
Whether old or new, many homes have plantings that need to be refreshed or replaced. Learn the principles of good planting design and view a selection of plants, from shade trees to perennials, that work well, reduce maintenance, and provide multi-seasonal interest. A well-designed landscape will improve curb appeal and increase the value of your home....
Tuesday Oct 18th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Central Time
Dazzle your guests with a fall centerpiece featuring a pumpkin topped with succulents. Learn how to plant and care for a succulent pumpkin for your own take-home display. Please bring an apron, gloves, and hand pruners.
Tuesday Oct 11th, 6pm - 8pm Central Time
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