Apr
11
Fri
Traditional Italian Cooking Class @ Palmer House Inn
Apr 11 – Apr 13 all-day
Cape Cod Cooking Getaway Class: Chef prepares the dough.

Chef Pozzati prepares the dough.

Head Chef Pozzati will teach you how to make a traditional heart-warming Italian meal featuring pork as the main course in the cozy kitchen of the Palmer House Inn. The final class details will be announced soon. Class to the held on April 12, 2014.

For more information go to Cape Cod Cooking Getaway: Traditional Italian Cooking Class.

 

Apr
26
Sat
Introduction to Mosaics @ Falmouth Art Center
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm
Introduction to Mosaics @ Falmouth Art Center

With Jim Bowen – This fun and enjoyable workshop is ideal for the beginner with little or no experience. During this two-day workshop, students will gain the skills to create and finish a lovely piece of art to display in the home.

May
17
Sat
Rhododendron Festival @ Heritage Museums & Gardens
May 17 – May 25 all-day
Rhododendron Festival @ Heritage Museums & Gardens | Sandwich | Massachusetts | United States

“Thousands of world-famous rhododendrons in over 100 varieties and an explosion of color cover 100 acres with spectacular blooms during this week-long event. Enjoy a peaceful walk surrounded by walls of flower, learn more about these gorgeous plants from horticultural experts, explore Heritage’s connection to noted rhododendron hybridizers Charles O. Dexter and Jack Cowles, challenge yourself to a Dexter cultivar scavenger hunt, and participate in other family activities related to our signature plant. Take a piece of Heritage’s rhododendron legacy home with you by purchasing a rhododendron at a special plant sale.”

With walking tours, greenhouse tours and workshops this is a fun event for the rhododendron enthusiast.

Please check with the event organizer for details.

Jun
21
Sat
Falmouth Strawberry Festival @ St. Barnabas Episcopal Church
Jun 21 all-day
Smiling strawberry toy on a table at the Strawberry Festival 2012.

Smiling Strawberry

A Tasty Start to the Summer

Enjoy strawberry shortcake and lobster rolls, hot dogs or BBQ chicken under the tent on the St. Barnabas lawn, across the street from the Village Green. Find a treasure at the Market featuring White Elephant table, antiques, book & CD table, arts & crafts vendors, home baked goods, and a plant sale. All proceeds benefit various local charities.www.stbarnabasfalmouth.org

* The festival is usually held on the third Saturday in June. Please check with the event organizer for exact date.

Jun
28
Sat
Flower Power… Plus! Mosaic Workshop @ Falmouth Art Center
Jun 28 @ 9:30 am – Jun 29 @ 4:00 pm
Flower Power... Plus! Mosaic Workshop @ Falmouth Art Center

With Yulia Hanansen - This workshop offers a unique opportunity for those interested in combining flower mosaics with layered glass technique all in one image. Create your own mosaic interpretation of a flower that looks realistic and  visually powerful!

Jul
18
Fri
Strata Various: Mastering and Merging Materials in Mosaic @ Falmouth Art Center
Jul 18 @ 9:30 am – Jul 20 @ 4:00 pm
Strata Various: Mastering and Merging Materials in Mosaic @ Falmouth Art Center

With Kelley Knickerbocker - After building and rigging your own durable, lightweight substrates, you’ll create a highly textured mosaic of disparate hard materials (stone, glass, metal, ceramic, and more) in grayscale (black, white, and everything in between) using cement mortar as adhesive. The workshop objective will be to learn to recognize new and unique properties/potential of any material.

Jul
26
Sat
3 Day Intensive @ Falmouth Art Center
Jul 26 @ 9:30 am – Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm
3 Day Intensive @ Falmouth Art Center

3 Day Intensive Reproduction and Gradient-Direct Technique

With Michael Kruzich - In this intensive three day workshop, students will receive instruction in the use of the hammer and hardie using mixed marble and smalti to hone their cutting skills. Students will gain an understanding of application theory, andamento basics and, through discussion, be introduced to contrast and color selection.

Aug
9
Sat
Realism in Mosaic Using Stained Glass @ Falmouth Art Center
Aug 9 @ 9:30 am – Aug 10 @ 4:00 pm
Realism in Mosaic Using Stained Glass @ Falmouth Art Center

Realism in Mosaic Using Stained Glass: Fruit, Flowers and Faces

With Carol Shelkin -   This is a hands-on workshop using modern, mosaic techniques to understand design, composition and color theory in realism including; structure, cross contour, highlights, gradation, value and types of shadows using high quality Stained Glass. 

Aug
18
Mon
Make a Mosaic Memory Mirror @ Highfield Hall
Aug 18 @ 9:30 am – Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm
Make a Mosaic Memory Mirror @ Highfield Hall

Make a Mosaic Memory Mirror- exploring Pique Assiette

With Jim Bowen - Pique assiette is the term that is used to describe the style of mosaic that uses broken china and found objects such as beads, shells, and glass. During this two-day workshop,  we will utilize the direct method of applying broken china used to form a mosaic.  You will also learn how to decoupage paper such as an old photo and place it under glass. Bring in some of your treasures from home to incorporate into your memory mirror.

Aug
20
Wed
Working in Reverse, Mosaic Workshop @ Highfield Hall
Aug 20 @ 9:30 am – Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm
Working in Reverse, Mosaic Workshop @ Highfield Hall

Working in Reverse: A Workshop in the Indirect Technique

With Cynthia Fisher - In this intensive 3-day workshop, students will focus on various ways to approach creating a mosaic back-splash, and “how-to” tips to make a tabletop or mosaic wall panel, working in the indirect method. A PowerPoint presentation with many examples of the different techniques will be given.

 

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