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Tagged: workshop

Warm-weather education: 16 cool things to learn

Warm-weather education: 16 cool things to learn
June 13, 2013

The impending summer will certainly teach you a few things (like how sunburns are awful and ice cream is awesome). You might even learn that a cup of wine and some cellophane are an easy trick to get rid of fruit flies (local hint: the Semi Sweet from Maine Mead Works will lure those buggers in like nothing else). But if you’d like to take your warm-weather education to a level beyond dairy products and peeling skin, check out our list of lessons and workshops that’ll teach you something fun and unforgettable:

It’s Friday and Girl Scout Troop 404 has taken over my blog

It’s Friday and Girl Scout Troop 404 has taken over my blog
March 08, 2013

A few weeks ago I got to spend a Friday afternoon with the lovely ladies of Troop 404 in York Beach. We got together to learn more about blogging and social media. I quickly learned that they know more about all of that stuff than I do, so I’ve decided to let them take over the blog today with some “troop style spotting”. Take it away, ladies!

Getting smarter by the glass: Wine Wise events

Getting smarter by the glass: Wine Wise events
February 25, 2013

You can drink a lot of wine and still not get any smarter about it. Trust me, I’ve tried. But simply swigging down a glass (or – ahem – more than a glass) isn’t going to osmotically turn you into a wine expert in the same way eating lots of pork magically won’t turn you into a master chef (which I sort of think it should). What you need is a wine education.

If these hips could talk: Theatrical Belly Dance at Bright Star World Dance

If these hips could talk: Theatrical Belly Dance at Bright Star World Dance
January 03, 2013

It’s easy to express joy with your face. And it’s no hard feat to furrow a brow or roll an eye, depending on your mood. But conveying an emotion with your hips? That’s harder. A Theatrical Belly Dance class, taught by Selcouth of Dark Follies, can get your hips talking. I got a belly dancesampling during a recent free workshop.

Late-night writers: Nigh Owl writing workshop

Late-night writers: Nigh Owl writing workshop
November 29, 2012

Whether you are an aspiring writer, someone who is enamored with the work of one of our instructors, or a professional writer, artist, or teacher looking for new insights into your work, these workshops should leave you feeling inspired and invigorated.

Wine workshop: Learn perfect wines for Thanksgiving

Wine workshop: Learn perfect wines for Thanksgiving
November 05, 2012

Thanksgiving Dinner is a notoriously difficult dinner to pair wines with because of its wide variety of traditional foods ranging from savory, lean, fatty, salty, sweet. Let us give you a hand. In this session we’ll taste, evaluate, and discuss why the wines we have selected will pair very well at any Thanksgiving table.