FoL-ColorWhether your interest is writing for children, playing the dulcimer, or blacksmithing, the Berea Festival of Learnshops has something for you. Select among workshops that last from two hours to five days to pursue your interest in sustainable living, culinary arts, collage, painting, Appalachian crafts, fiber arts, jewelry, glass, storytelling, literary arts, theatre, music, dance, Native American folk arts, bonsai, woodworking, or professional development for educators. The Festival of Learnshops is Family Friendly, so bring your kids or grandkids, enroll them in the children’s activities or join an intergenerational class and create together.

Using the search bar to the left you can search through any of our Learnshops by title, category or even a general term like “Glass” or “Fiber”. Just type something in and hit enter! If you’d rather just browse, there are several options in the tabs below such as day by day calendar listings or a sortable list of our entire Learnshop catalog.

Below is a list of all courses available for the 2014 Festival of Learnshops event. Learnshops can be sorted by Category, Difficulty, Title and Instructor. To sort the Learnshops simply click on one of the header titles. You can also use the search bar to single out listings, just type in a word and all Learnshops that don’t conform will be removed from the list.

WORKSHOP
CATEGORY
DIFFICULTY
INSTRUCTOR
COURSE PAGE
A Gift of Words: Making Word-based ArtMixed Media,
Professional Learning
BeginnerErin Fitzgerald Click Here
Acrylic Painting with a SqueegeeAcrylics,
Professional Learning
BeginnerMarta E. Dorton Click Here
Advanced Fabric Dyeing Processes  Fiber Arts,
Professional Learning
IntermediatePat Sturtzel Click Here
Advanced StorytellingStorytelling,
Professional Learning
AdvancedOctavia Sexton Click Here
African Rattle for EducatorsMusic,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDianne Simpson Click Here
Agate WindowGlass,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDiane Gilliam Click Here
Alcohol Markers and Colored Pencils TechniquesMixed Media,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDr. Jeannette K. Jones, RCC Click Here
Atmospheric Landscapes in WatercolorWatercolor,
Professional Learning
All Levels Judy Mudd Click Here
Basic Acting WorkshopTheater,
Professional Learning
BeginnerSarah Evans & Dane Hosler Click Here
Basic Acting Workshop for KidsTheater,
Professional Learning
BeginnerSarah Evans & Dane Hosler Click Here
Basic HairbowsJewelryBeginnerLinda Stephenson Click Here
Basic Woodturning - BowlsWoodworking,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDon Coy Click Here
Basic Woodturning - BowlsWoodworking,
Professional Learning
BeginnerChester Mullins Click Here
Basketry with Natural Materials Baskets,
Professional Learning
BeginnerJanet Northern Click Here
Batik with Soy WaxFiber Arts,
Professional Learning
All LevelsPat Sturtzel Click Here
Beaded BookmarksBead ArtBeginnerLinda Stephenson Click Here
Beginner Fold Form BraceletJewelry,
Professional Learning
BeginnerKen Gastineau Click Here
Beginners BasketBaskets,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDianne Simpson Click Here
Beginners Market BasketBaskets,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDianne Simpson Click Here
Beginning Broom MakingBroom Making,
Professional Learning
BeginnerChris Robbins Click Here
Beginning Copper and Brass JewelryJewelry,
Professional Learning
BeginnerKen Gastineau Click Here
Beginning PhotographyPhotography,
Professional Learning
BeginnerSusan J. Mitchell Click Here
Beginning StorytellingStorytelling,
Professional Learning
BeginnerOctavia Sexton Click Here
Blow Your Own Glass OrnamentGlass,
Professional Learning
BeginnerMichelle Weston Click Here
Blown Glass Mini VaseGlass,
Professional Learning
BeginnerMichelle Weston Click Here
Blown Glass TumblerGlass,
Professional Learning
BeginnerMichelle Weston Click Here
Bracelet and Earring ClassJewelryBeginnerLinda Stephenson Click Here
Button and Bead NecklaceJewelryBeginnerLinda Stephenson Click Here
Chunky Wire Beaded Necklace and BraceletJewelry,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDoreen Main Click Here
Color Play 101: 1-Color "One Color Wonders"Acrylics,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Diana Marra Click Here
Color Play 102: 2-Colors "Creative Complements"Acrylics,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Diana Marra Click Here
Color Play 103: 3-Colors "Terrific Triads"Acrylics,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Diana Marra Click Here
Color Play 104: 4-Colors "Amazing Analogous"Acrylics,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Diana Marra Click Here
Complete a Landscape Painting in Six Hours!Acrylic,
Professional Learning
All LevelsNeil Di Teresa Click Here
Copper or Brass EarringsJewelry,
Professional Learning
BeginnerKen Gastineau Click Here
Copper or Brass Stamped BraceletJewelry,
Professional Learning
BeginnerKen Gastineau Click Here
Copper or Brass Stamped NecklaceJewelry,
Professional Learning
BeginnerKen Gastineau Click Here
Corn Shuck ArtsCorn Shuck,
Professional Learning
All LevelsMary Reed Click Here
Corn Shuck Doll Making Corn Shuck,
Professional Learning
All LevelsMary Reed Click Here
Create Art and Gain TranquilityPaper Arts,
Professional Learning
All LevelsNeil Di Teresa Click Here
Creative Learning: Arts Activities for Kids Mixed Media,
Professional Learning
BeginnerErin Fitzgerald Click Here
Dulcimer Weekend for IntermediateDulcimer,
Music,
Professional Learning
IntermediateMaureen Sellers, Molly McCormack & Tull Glazener Click Here
Dulcimer Weekend for Just Past BeginnersDulcimer,
Music,
Professional Learning
IntermediateMaureen Sellers, Molly McCormack & Tull Glazener Click Here
Dulcimer Weekend for NoviceDulcimer,
Music,
Professional Learning
BeginnerMaureen Sellers, Molly McCormack & Tull Glazener Click Here
Earring BasicsJewelryBeginnerLinda Stephenson Click Here
Flower PressingFlowers,
Professional Learning
BeginnerLuann Vermillion Click Here
Footstool with Woven Rattan TopMixed Media,
Professional Learning
BeginnerMike Farmer Click Here
Forged and Stamped Copper BraceletsJewelry,
Professional Learning
BeginnerKen Gastineau Click Here
Framed Mosaic PictureMosaics,
Professional Learning
BeginnerLinda Fifield &
Doreen Main
Click Here
Fused Glass Pendants Glass,
Professional Learning
BeginnerBeth Cox Click Here
Get a Feel for the WheelPottery,
Professional Learning
BeginnerBruce & Kelley Hoefer Click Here
Glass Angel FishGlass,
Professional Learning
BeginnerMichelle Weston Click Here
Glass Paperweights Glass,
Professional Learning
BeginnerMichelle Weston Click Here
Gold Leaf Application on Natural MaterialsMixed Media,
Professional Learning
IntermediateLuann Vermillion Click Here
Gourd Birdfeeder with Sunflower MotifGourd Art,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDonna Boshers Click Here
Gourd Birdfeeder with Wisteria MotifGourd Art,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDonna Boshers Click Here
Gourd Birdhouse with Bee Hive MotifGourd Art,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDonna Boshers Click Here
Gourd Birdhouse with Ladybug MotifGourd Art,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDonna Boshers Click Here
Gourd Birdhouse with Sunflower MotifGourd Art,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDonna Boshers Click Here
Gourd Birdhouse with Wisteria MotifGourd Art,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDonna Boshers Click Here
Gourd ChickensGourd Art,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDonna Boshers Click Here
Gourd ScarecrowGourd Art,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDonna Boshers Click Here
Handbuild a BottlePottery,
Professional Learning
BeginnerJim Hoefer Click Here
Handbuild a Set of TumblersPottery,
Professional Learning
BeginnerJim Hoefer Click Here
Integrating Elementary Music and ReadingMusic,
Professional Learning
BeginnerRichard Brown Click Here
Intermediate StorytellingStorytelling,
Professional Learning
IntermediateOctavia Sexton Click Here
Introduction to BlacksmithingBlacksmithing,
Professional Learning
BeginnerJeff Farmer Click Here
Introduction to Ceramic Surface DecorationPottery,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Raymond Gonzalez Click Here
Introduction To Fabric DyeingFiber Arts,
Professional Learning
All LevelsPat Sturtzel Click Here
Introduction to Tropical BonsaiBonsai,
Professional Learning
BeginnerTim Weckman Click Here
Introduction to Wheel Throwing TechniquesPottery,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Raymond Gonzalez Click Here
Kids ClayPottery
BeginnerBruce & Kelley Hoefer Click Here
Knitted Felted Yarn Bowl Fiber ArtsIntermediateJoan Beck Click Here
Knitted Loopy Scarf Fiber ArtsIntermediateJudy Cowen Click Here
Knitted Market BagFiber ArtsIntermediateJudy Cowen Click Here
Layering Colors in WatercolorWatercolor,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Dinah Tyree Click Here
Learn Cold-Process Soapmaking!Soap Making,
Professional Learning
BeginnerLisa Biladeau Click Here
Learn Six Drawing Techniques in Six Hours!Drawing,
Professional Learning
BeginnerNeil Di Teresa Click Here
Make a Toy Theater, Characters, and ScriptPuppetry,
Professional Learning
IntermediateMary Brown Click Here
Make and Take Santa Mixed Media,
Professional Learning
BeginnerLindy Evans Click Here
Make and Wear a Cuff Flower Bracelet from Polymer Clay Mixed Media,
Professional Learning
BeginnerLindy Evans Click Here
Make Two Character Hand PuppetsPuppetry,
Professional Learning
All LevelsMary Brown Click Here
Make Your Own Cutting BoardsWoodworking,
Professional Learning
BeginnerSteve Farmer Click Here
Making Sense of StorytellingStorytelling,
Professional Learning
All LevelsPam Holcomb Click Here
Maple Grove Bonsai WorkshopBonsai,
Professional Learning
IntermediateTim Weckman Click Here
Memory Wire Jewelry JewelryBeginnerLinda Stephenson Click Here
Mexican Paper FlowersPaper Arts,
Professional Learning
BeginnerLuann Vermillion Click Here
Mixed Media Art Journaling Mixed Media,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDr. Jeannette K. Jones, RCCClick Here
Modular Origami StarsPaper Arts,
Professional Learning
IntermediateLuann Vermillion Click Here
Monotype Printmaking: Transferring Painted Image from Plate to PaperPrintmaking,
Professional Learning
BeginnerMarta E. Dorton Click Here
Mosaic MirrorMosaics,
Professional Learning
BeginnerLinda Fifield &
Doreen Main
Click Here
Music and Movement Activities for Elementary ChildrenMusic,
Professional Learning
BeginnerRichard Brown Click Here
Music for Children with Special NeedsMusic,
Professional Learning
BeginnerRichard Brown Click Here
Music in the ClassroomMusic,
Professional Learning
All Levels Sue Massek Click Here
OrigamiPaper Arts,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Susan Garza Click Here
Painting Portraits in WatercolorWatercolor,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Judy Mudd Click Here
Papermaking from Recycled FiberPaper Arts,
Professional Learning
BeginnerLuann Vermillion Click Here
Pastel Landscape In A DayPastels,
Professional Learning
All LevelsDiana Colgate Click Here
Pick and Paint a Pair of PotsPottery,
Professional Learning
BeginnerBruce & Kelley Hoefer Click Here
Polymer Clay Buttons Mixed MediaBeginnerJoan Beck Click Here
Pressed Flower CreationsFlowers,
Professional Learning
BeginnerLuann Vermillion Click Here
Private Glassblowing LessonGlassBeginnerMichelle Weston Click Here
Program Review: The Big PictureProfessional LearningAll LevelsJudy Sizemore & Sarah Evans Click Here
Puppets Can TeachPuppetry,
Professional Learning
IntermediateMary Brown Click Here
Recreational and Empowerment Drumming for WellnessDrumming,
Professional Learning
BeginnerArlene de Silva Click Here
Round Basket Baskets,
Professional Learning
BeginnerPam Holcomb Click Here
Rubber Stamping Art - AdvancedMixed Media,
Professional Learning
AdvancedDr. Jeannette K. Jones, RCC Click Here
Rubber Stamping Art - BeginnerMixed Media,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDr. Jeannette K. Jones, RCC Click Here
Shaker Box ClassWoodworking,
Professional Learning
BeginnerWill Bondurant Click Here
Shiitake and Oyster Mushroom Log InoculationMushrooms,
Professional Learning
All LevelsRobin Reed Click Here
Stained Glass Suncatcher with OverlayGlass,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDiane Gilliam Click Here
Sterling Silver Personalized Bracelet JewelryBeginnerLinda Stephenson Click Here
Sumi-e BambooDrawing,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Diana Marra Click Here
T-Shirt Couture: Appliqued & Embellished Headbands and CorsagesFiber Arts,
Professional Learning
All LevelsJennifer A. Reis Click Here
Teaching Color Theory in the Elementary ClassroomProfessional Learning All LevelsLuann Vermillion Click Here
Teaching with Picture BooksLiterary,
Professional Learning
BeginnerNancy K. Allen Click Here
Textile Traditions Across Cultures Fiber Arts,
Professional Learning
All LevelsPat Sturtzel Click Here
Textured Metal JewelryJewelry,
Professional Learning
BeginnerBob Mattingly Click Here
The Actor's Studio: Playing the SceneTheater,
Professional Learning
All LevelsSarah Evans & Dane Hosler Click Here
Theater Improvisation WorkshopTheater,
Professional Learning
All LevelsSarah Evans & Dane Hosler Click Here
Theater Improvisation Workshop for KidsTheater,
Professional Learning
All LevelsSarah Evans & Dane Hosler Click Here
Three Day Pastel LandscapesPastels,
Professional Learning
All LevelsDiana Colgate Click Here
Tunisian Crochet Spa ClothFiber ArtsBeginnerSandy Crum Click Here
Vegetarian Cooking One Day at a TimeCulinaryAll LevelsBarbara Napier Click Here
Washboard 101Music,
Professional Learning
BeginnerErin Fitzgerald Click Here
Watercolor - Beginner Level Watercolor,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Dinah Tyree Click Here
Watercolor BackgroundsWatercolor,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Dinah Tyree Click Here
Watercolor FloralsWatercolor,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Dinah Tyree Click Here
Watercolor HorsesWatercolor,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Dinah Tyree Click Here
Watercolor LandscapesWatercolor,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Dinah Tyree Click Here
Watercolor SeasWatercolor,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Dinah Tyree Click Here
Watercolor SkiesWatercolor,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Dinah Tyree Click Here
Watercolor TreesWatercolor,
Professional Learning
Beginner,
Intermediate
Dinah Tyree Click Here
Watercolor: The Nature of TreesWatercolor,
Professional Learning
All LevelsPat Banks Click Here
Wire Beaded Necklace and BraceletJewelry,
Professional Learning
BeginnerDoreen Main Click Here
Wood Base Basket for EducatorsProfessional LearningBeginnerDianne Simpson Click Here
Woodturned Weed Pot or CandleholderWoodworking,
Professional Learning
BeginnerBob Bagley Click Here
Writing CalligraphicallyMixed MediaAll LevelsRobert Berger Click Here
Writing for Children and Young AdultsLiteraryBeginnerNancy K. Allen Click Here
Writing Your Family AlbumCreative Writing,
Professional Learning
BeginnerSusan J. Mitchell Click Here

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Shopping Discounts

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Jazzy Jewels by Linda

Participants will receive 25% off any tools or other supplies.

 

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Hot Flash Beads

10% discount to participants in the workshops.

Lodging Discounts

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Country Inn & Suites

The Country Inn and Suites would like to give a 15.00% discount to all those who participate in the Festival of Learnshops during the 2014 year. This discount will be available by calling the Hotel directly (859-228-0340) and asking for Berea Learnshop Rate. This promotion will run July 10th to July 29th. We look forward to seeing you all!

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Fairfield Inn & Suites

The Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott is proud to offer a special rate for all Festival of Learnshops (July 11- 27, 2014) attendees. Come enjoy our newly renovated hotel while in Berea, and enjoy our free hot breakfast, our heated indoor pool and spa, exercise room with state of the art equipment, complimentary high-speed wireless internet, flat screen TVs and get a great nights rest on our brand new mattresses and bedding. Just ask for the Festival of Learnshops rate to receive the following special rates.

  • Standard King  $75+tax
  • 2 Double Beds  $75+tax
  • 1 Double Bed    $70+tax
  • King Suite         $85+tax
  • Spa King           $90+tax

Rates and room types are based on availability. Call (859) 985-8191 for reservations.

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Historic Boone Tavern Hotel & Restaurant

 

The Historic Boone Tavern is proud to offer a special rate for Festival of Learnshops attendees from July 13 – July 28, 2014.

  • Scholarly Full Rooms   $50+tax
  • Queen Rooms               $99+tax
  • Double Rooms              $109+tax
  • King Rooms                  $109+tax

To book reservations, call (859) 985-3700 and ask for the Learn14 rate.

 

 

Other Bargains

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Shaker Village

Participants who show their Festival of Learnshops lanyard will receive complimentary, single day admission to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Deal is valid July 11 – 27, 2014 and does not include Dixie Belle Riverboat cruise tickets.

 

 

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Historic Boone Tavern Hotel and Restaurant

Participants who show their Festival of Learnshops lanyard or ticket/confirmation will receive 10% off dining in the restaurant. Offered July 13 – July 28, 2014. Call (859) 985-3700 for reservations.

Registration Information

Learnshops are filled on a first-come; first-serve basis. Confirmations and tickets are emailed to you as soon as you submit your registration. Please print and bring the tickets with you for admission to each Learnshop / session you’ll be attending.

Accessibility

Facilities are accessible unless otherwise indicated

Local Amenities

Maps and Locations

Cancellation Request

Cancellation requests must be submitted using the cancellation request form below. Refunds are based on the following :

•Refund requests submitted prior to June 1st: 100% of Learnshop fee will be refunded (ticketing fees will  NOT be refunded);
•June 1st – June 27th: Refunds are issued at 50% of Learnshop fee (ticketing fees will  NOT be refunded);
•After June 27th: No refunds will be given.

If a Learnshop is cancelled, registrants will be given the option of a full refund or transfer of that Learnshop registration fee to a different, available, Learnshop of choice.

Workshop Cancellation Request Form

Your Full Name (required)

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Waiting List Request

If the Learnshop you would like to attend is full, please use the following form to be placed on our waiting list. Please ensure that all fields are filled out as accurately as possible as this information will be used to contact you about any openings.

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