COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, November 1

3 events

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. FREE! www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Knit 1 Class

    Get acquainted with the tools and craft of knitting. Learn cast-on stitches and the knit stitch. The class is free with the purchase of materials. RSVP.

  • Revival Yarns

    11:30 a.m. $30. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Crochet for Knitters

    Learn how to hold a crochet hook, slip stitch, single and double crochet stitch. You will also learn how to use crochet to add decorative borders and embellishments to knitted projects. RSVP.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.-1 p.m. $45–50. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Edible and Poisonous Mushroom Identification

    Participants will be introduced to local edible and poisonous mushrooms. There will be a garden foray to collect specimens. 

Sunday, November 2

1 event

Classes

Monday, November 3

2 events

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1-3 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597, www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Madison County Crafters

    The Madison County Crafters meet every week to share tips and tricks for knitting, crocheting, quilting and making various other crafts. 

  • Acropolis

    www.acroathens.com

    Luliia Workshop

    The studio offers private lessons (11 a.m.–5 p.m., $80/hr.), a beginners handstand workshop (5–7 p.m., $60) and a flexibility and contortion workshop (7–9 p.m., $60). 

Tuesday, November 4

1 event

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6–8 p.m. $30. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Medicinal Salves

    This class covers recipes for using herbs, essential oils and beeswax to prepare products for health and beauty. Participants will take home a container of cream, two containers of medicinal salves and recipes to create more at home.

Wednesday, November 5

3 events

Classes

Thursday, November 6

5 events

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    5 p.m. $30. 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Bring Your Own Project Class

    BYOP is for beginner through advanced knitters/crocheters looking for help starting a new project. A teacher will help get you started or work through a more challenging section. RSVP.

  • Revival Yarns

    3–4 p.m. $15. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Blocking Basics

    Blocking is usually the last step in knitting or crocheting a project. Learn about which yarns are appropriate to block and which are not. RSVP.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597, www.athenslibrary.com/madison

    Georgia Download Destination Basics

    Learn how to download audiobooks and ebooks through Georgia Download Destination.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597, www.athenslibrary.com/madison

    Georgia Download Destination Basics

    Learn how to download audiobooks and ebooks through Georgia Download Destination.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597, www.athenslibrary.com/madison

    Georgia Download Destination Basics

    Learn how to download audiobooks and ebooks through Georgia Download Destination.

Saturday, November 8

2 events

Classes

Sunday, November 9

1 event

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. $15. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Fixing Mistakes Class

    Learn how to back-knit, pick up drop stitches, change purls into knits (and vice versa), unravel your work, create life lines and tighten saggy stitches. RSVP.

Monday, November 10

1 event

Classes

  • Athens YWCO

    Nov. 10, 7 p.m. or Nov. 13, 12 p.m. $10. www.ywco.org

    Laughter Yoga

    Laughter Yoga aerobic exercise reduces physical, mental and emotional stress. Class involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughing.

Wednesday, November 12

1 event

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    3–5 p.m. $30. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Crochet 2

    Review chain and single crochet and learn the most commonly used stitch, double crochet. You will also be introduced to shell stitch, granny square and slip stitch to work in the round. RSVP.

Thursday, November 13

2 events

Classes

  • Athens YWCO

    Nov. 10, 7 p.m. or Nov. 13, 12 p.m. $10. www.ywco.org

    Laughter Yoga

    Laughter Yoga aerobic exercise reduces physical, mental and emotional stress. Class involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughing.

  • Athens Technical College

    6 p.m. $49. 706-369-5763

    Buying and Selling Stocks

    This workshop is geared towards the new stock investor and will introduce you to the world of investing in the stock market. Call to register.

Saturday, November 15

1 event

Classes

  • Marti's at Midday

    11 a.m.–2:30 p.m. $60. 706-206-0291, www.rabbitbox.org

    Rabbit Box Storytelling Workshop

    Explore and shape stories from your life based on the themes "New Beginnings" and "Second Chances" in this workshop. Lunch is included.

Tuesday, November 18

2 events

Classes

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, heritageroomref@athenslibrary.org

    Getting Started with Genealogy

    This class will help you get started with your family research. This is a pre-beginning genealogy class. Registration required.

  • UGA Small Business Development Center

    10 a.m. $20. 706-542-6791

    How to do Business with Federal Prime Contractors

    In this seminar, participants will learn who the federal prime contractors are and how to market a business. Registration required.