Calendar

Mt. St. Helens Mushroom Forage

Sunday October 21, 2018

Spend a day in the autumn forests of the Columbia Gorge and participate in Mother Nature’s treasure hunt, looking for mushrooms.

Intro to Jewelry: Hand-Carved & Cast Rings

Sunday October 21, 2018

Beginning with a piece of jeweler’s wax, students will learn to carve, melt, drill & saw, forming a custom and uniquely shaped ring.

Mushroom Weekend at Suttle Lodge

Friday October 26, 2018 - Saturday October 27, 2018

Join Rachel Zoller for a weekend of mycology and mushroom hunting at Suttle Lodge!

Weekend Weaving Intensive

Friday October 26, 2018 - Sunday October 28, 2018

In this weekend intensive, you will learn how to the basics of weaving on a table-top rigid heddle loom.

Sweet, Sweet Fall Medicine

Saturday October 27, 2018

Join us for a day of exploration as we discover honey for topical use from cosmetic to wound healing, pre-biotic support for gut health, sleep assistance and more!

Leather Craft 101

Sunday October 28, 2018

This one-day class will introduce beginning leather craft techniques

The Art of Mending

Sunday October 28, 2018

Extend the life of your clothing, while creating functional art and building vital and utilitarian sewing skills.

Matsutake Mushroom Forage!

Saturday November 03, 2018

We're on the hunt for late fall mushrooms, including the prized MATSUTAKE!

Late Fall, Coastal Mushroom Hunt! (Saturday)

Saturday November 03, 2018

An epic coastal hike along a picturesque bay, students will get the chance to discover one of the most sought after culinary mushrooms that is revered across the world, the King Bolete.

Big Baskets- Weaving with Rattan Reed

Saturday November 03, 2018 - Sunday November 04, 2018

Explore structural design and plaited weaving techniques to create unique, large baskets. 

Intro to Jewelry: Hand-Carved & Cast Rings

Saturday November 03, 2018

Beginning with a piece of jeweler’s wax, students will learn to carve, melt, drill & saw, forming a custom and uniquely shaped ring.

Columbia Plateau Cross Warp Basket

Saturday November 03, 2018

This class will use traditional plant fibers: tule, cattail leaves, sedge grass and burr reed, to create a round graceful cross warp basket approximately 5 inch diameter and 7 in tall.

Late Fall, Coastal Mushroom Hunt! (Sunday)

Sunday November 04, 2018

An epic coastal hike along a picturesque bay, students will discover a highly prized culinary mushroom that is revered across the world, the King Bolete.

Experimental Weaving

Sunday November 04, 2018

This class is a lab for exploration and sampling, using unconventional materials to push traditional woven construction techniques.

Kalapuya Basket Weaving (nov)

Saturday November 10, 2018

Students will spend the day learning how to process Western Red Cedar bark, prepare it for weaving, weave a medium sized basket.

Large-Scale Felted Vessels

Saturday November 10, 2018 - Sunday November 11, 2018

Learn the ancient art of felted, and leave with a large-scale felted vessel.

Natural Paintmaking: Watercolor, Oil & Egg Tempera

Sunday November 11, 2018

Participants will have hands-on experience in processing minerals into pigments, as well as mixing them with various types of binders to make oil paint.

Home Health for the Whole Family

Sunday November 11, 2018

Parents and kids alike will get their hands dirty making potions, elixirs, and the famous "bunny dropping" cough drops.

Winter Color: Natural Dyes of Portland

Saturday November 17, 2018

From harvest and plant ID, to preparing fibers: this workshop leads students through all the steps of dying with fresh and dried plants, with a special focus on flowers, berries, trees and ro

Winter Incense: Perfuming the Dark Season

Sunday November 18, 2018

Students create signature incense blends as we explore the lost perfume of the ancients.