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Arts are hoppin' at Willows Gallery

Business welcomes new artists, offers spring classes

Dec. 26, 2012

Willows Gallery, 126 E. Wisconsin Ave., welcomes the art of Kris Bertling and Shari Dempski of Wired who make handmade wired utensils.

The gallery also has upcoming art classes.

Mystical Meaning of Stones

"Get stoned" with jewelry artist Cristina Norcross as you learn about stones and their meanings that are used in jewelry making. Come away with a useful guide sheet with the most popular stones used in jewelry and their mystical, healing properties. Feel free to bring your own treasured items to have Norcross tell you about the stones used and their influence on your mind and spirit. Norcross will have mystical stones available for purchase.

This free class is from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20.

Call to reserve your spot (262) 560-4129.

Glazed and Confused?

Join Sue Zimmer of Stone Pony and glaze your own piece of the popular Stone Pony Pottery at Willows Gallery. Pick a piece out, or two and Zimmer will show the technique of glazing. Your piece of art will then be fired for you and be ready to pick up on Feb. 11, right before Valentines Day. !

This class is from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday Jan. 29.

Cost varies on size of piece you choose to glaze. You must prepay for this class to reserve your clay piece; call (262) 560-4129.

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World's Greatest Cookie Sale: Noon Nov. 28, Country Springs Hotel, 2810 Golf Road, Pewaukee. Sale features homemade holiday cookies and baked goods in many varieties. Twenty-five nonprofit groups will sell to the thousands who attend this event each year. Proceeds go directly to the nonprofits. Entertainment includes magic shows, cookie and cupcake decorating, face painting, holiday coloring contest and Santa and Mrs. Claus. Sale ends at 4 p.m. For more information on the World's Greatest Cookie Sale, call Country Springs, (262) 547-0201 or visit thecountrychristmas.com/cookiesale. Free.

 

Christmas Magic: 2 p.m. Nov. 30, Main Mill/AJ'S Live, W16521 Main St., Menomonee Falls. Magician John Lewit performs a fun Christmas themed magic show for the whole family. Free.

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