Adult and Youth Creative Writing Workshops with Phillip Shabazz

We have rescheduled!   Two-day adult workshop – July 13 & 14Two- day youth workshop – July 14 & 15These workshops are free but registration is required.   Esteemed poet, author, and teaching artist, Phillip Shabazz is back and will present two opportunities for adults and children in these Creative Writing Workshops. With support from the North…

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Adult Creative Writing Workshop

You are invited to and adult Creative Writing Workshop with esteemed poet, author, and teaching artist, Phillip Shabazz Presented by the Literacy Council of Burke County with funds through the Burke Arts Council and the North Carolina Grassroots Program. Tuesday, and Wednesday, June 28 and 29. The workshops will take place in the community room…

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Stained Glass with Dan Hoyle

This four-session class will provide you with the fundamentals of stained glass using the copper foil method.  Patience and practice are important parts of being a stained glass artisan, but never fear if you are lacking those requirements.  They can be learned!  You will be learning many new skills and they won’t be mastered overnight, but…

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Fused Glass Classes on the Porch with Diane Enger

MANDALA SUN CATCHER In this class we will be creating a 6-inch mandala using transparent glasses.  We will then use copper tubing and wire to create a hanger.  This piece will look beautiful outside, where it is constructed to withstand the elements and the copper will get a great patina on its surface as it…

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Junior Appalachian Musicians

The Morganton JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) is a program for children (grades 4 – 8) in Burke County that offers a wide variety of classes including fiddle, 3-finger banjo, guitar, mandolin and upright bass.  Sessions are held two afternoons per week after school at the City of Morganton Recreation Center.   The program is coordinated by…

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