Lanesboro Local Classes- Still time to register

Lanesboro Local

October 20, 2014

Still time to register-

Lanesboro Local to host Three New Classes

“Artistry in Gifting for the Holidays”

Lanesboro Local in partnership with the River Roots Skills School has scheduled three classes on
Saturday, November 1, 2014
at Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center.

Come learn how to create popular, personally unique items for gifts or to keep for yourself.

“Artisan Handcrafted Skin Products with Karen Schmidt of Schmidt House Candle and Bath, Preston”, 9 am to 12 noon, $25.00 materials included. Learn to safely work with natural ingredients to create personal skin products in class. Class will be making soaps, body butters and body scrubs and includes recipes, supplier options plus portions of each of the three products prepared in class. For more info about Karen Schmidt:

“Intro to Gourd Art with Sue Schreurs” 1 to 4 pm, $30.00 materials included.
Sue will share in-depth information about hard shelled gourds from growing your own to creating unique art forms. To learn the various decorative options of gourd art, she will lead the class in creating decorative masks to take home. Sue Schreurs of Rochester is an experienced, engaging teacher who loves gourds as a natural sustainable art form.

“Paint and Libation Class – Winter Frost in the Woods with Joni Finnegan” 2 – 4:30 pm, $35.00, Art materials included – no artistic skills required!

Paint your own holiday treasure with local Award winning Artist Joni Finnegan. This Holiday themed painting class is designed to be a fun, laid back experience… even for those who have never painted before. Students will be guided step by step thru the process to replicate the featured painting. Plenty of time to socialize. Bring a group of friends, expect lots of laughter and go home with a finished painting to treasure. Libations will be available. For more about Joni:

Register online at or call Lanesboro Local at 507-467-2944.
Class sizes are limited. Register early to insure a spot. Noon Lunch on campus will be available for purchase. Please make reservations for this option when registering.

Through these classes, Lanesboro Local is continuing to creatively promote local producers. River Roots Skills School is a new adult educational venture in affiliation with Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center with the mission to empower individuals to live and lead a balanced life in a sustainable world. Working together through this event, both organizations are building awareness of the true value of locally grown and produced goods. For more information Call 507-467-2944 or email

This programing is made possible through financial support of the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation.

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