Shake Rag Alley’s Woodlanders Gathering

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

"It's like Summer Camp for Adults!" Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced craftsperson, you are in for an incredibly fun and creative time with over 40 nature-based workshops to choose from and more than 20 talented instructors to work with. Create rustic furniture, garden structures, baskets, or concrete/mosaic sculptures; try your hand at blacksmithing,…

Tour of Fairy Homes

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Come join in the Fairy Magic at Shake Rag Alley! Stroll the magical grounds to see original fairy homes built especially for this tour. (Think small, really small!) Each home will be situated in a special spot on site for your viewing pleasure at this fundraiser for Shake Rag Alley's non-profit school of arts and crafts. If…

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Shake Rag Alley Artisan Jewelry Sale

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Just in time for Mother’s Day and in conjunction with the annual Jewelry Boot Camp retreat, the first jewelry sale in more than five years celebrates the creative talents of the Shake Rag Alley community. Shop unique, one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry created by Shake Rag Alley instructors, students and volunteers. A portion of the proceeds will…

Women’s Art Party: Mousetraps

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Shake Rag Alley’s March women’s art party is dedicated to the creative spirit of Ava Fernekes, one of Mineral Point’s first artists who was known to paint anything put in front of her, including mousetraps. Decorate your own with beads, buttons, sequins, collage, ribbon, paint, wire, etc., or bring your own project. Drop-ins welcome. Meet…

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Driftless Poets Workshopping Group

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Monthly workshopping group for local or aspiring poets. RSVP requested to director.shakeragalley@gmail.com.  Nov. 9's meeting will be held in the Lind Pavilion, 411 Commerce St.

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Pottery Open Studio

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Spend a weekend working on your ceramics skills in the Sardeson Pottery Studio with the assistance of potters Joelle and Katie White. Registration required by Jan. 14.

Poetry Workshopping Group

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

First meeting of a new monthly workshopping group for local poets or aspiring poets. In the café building.

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Printmaking Retreat

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Three days of workshops in woodcuts, multi-color linocuts, hand-colored woodcuts, monoprints, copper etching and silk screen printing.

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Art Adventure Mixed Media Art Retreat

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Four days of workshops in collage, assemblage, mixed media jewelry, journaling, printmaking and more for all skill levels.

Midwest Woodlanders Gathering

Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts 18 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, WI

Rustic arts and nature crafts and woodland workshops. "It's like summer camp for adults!" Come for one day or all four.