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June 25, 2024 6:15 pm

Watercolors on the Farm – Painting Workshop at Handpicked Nursery

233 Ennis Road 233 Ennis Road, Benson, NC, United States

There are few ways of being more present than painting what’s right in front of you… In collaboration with Gina Huitt and Hand-Picked Nursery: Paint a gorgeous farm scene or some fresh produce with an experienced local artist. In this workshop you’ll join long-time painter and watercolor expert Gina Huitt as she takes her time teaching you the craft of watercolors and helping you capture the subject or skyline through your own eyes. Enjoy a beautiful morning with no wrong answers and take your completed piece home with you when you’re done. All supplies are included. This event will be hosted at Hand-Picked Nursery, a veteran-owned business that loves plants and want to bring their joy into your home. After your experience, check out the nursery. Specializing in all things plants, Hand-Picked Nursery customizes your order to your needs and wants. If you’d like, they can even give you a few suggestions, designing the picture-perfect garden of your dreams. Hand-Picked Nursery is community driven, supporting local organizations and artists with workshops like this one, and they want their nursery to be a place that families can experience together. Learn more about Hand-Picked Nursery here.

$37.00

Flower Picking and Arranging at Pace Family Farm

233 Ennis Road 233 Ennis Road, Benson, NC, United States

A Summer Saturday picking and playing with flowers… In collaboration with Pace Family Farms: Come out to the farm on this Saturday morning to pick and arrange a bouquet from the Pace Family Farms flower garden! We will begin by gathering up the colors and types of flowers you want before joining expert florist, Jenn Badoux, for a workshop on how to best arrange and take care of them. Jenn has over 25 years working as a florist and over 13 years with Flowers by the Neuse, a local shop providing beautiful fresh flowers to Clayton residents and beyond. Originally from upstate New York, she has certainly put some deep roots here as an avid gardener, a mother of 3 boys (now men), and as a florist who particularly loves working with brides to make their dreams come true. A little bit about this awesome farm… Pace Family Farms, owned and operated by the Pace family for generations, holds the mission of “sharing positive experiences and memories with our family on our farm like the generations before us while creating quality, local products”. They practice a method of farming called sustainable agriculture: using integrated pest management and minimal pesticides, they are committed to growing healthy and flavorful products while using the best farming practices. They are a family owned farm that has space for your family too; Taking Care of the Land and Taking Care of People Check out Pace Family Farms here.

$19.00

Handmade and Hand-sewn – Beginner Leather Working at Handpicked Nursery

233 Ennis Road 233 Ennis Road, Benson, NC, United States

There is not only power in knowing where and how our goods come to be made, but an intense sense of gratitude and appreciation for the objects that fill our lives… In collaboration with Hand-Picked Nursery: Try out the craft of leather-work in this hand-sewing workshop hosted at Hand-Picked Nursery. You’ll leave with a leather wallet of your very own creation and the knowledge of how to make one on your own. Participants will learn how to finish and stamp a hand-sewn leather wallet. Each individual will work through the process of selecting and joining pre-cut leather of various styles to create a wallet uniquely their own. This will include punching thread holes, sewing, and then stamping the wallet with initials or designs as well as learning about the process of leather craft as a whole from some incredible local experts. S.I.T is a custom leather shop and saddle repair specialist located in Benson, NC that pride themselves on selling and creating high-quality leather products. From belts and wallets to bags and holsters, they specialize in creating unique, personalized products that are built to last. See more of what S.I.T Wood and Leather provides here. This event will be hosted at Hand-Picked Nursery, a veteran-owned business that loves plants and want to bring their joy into your home. After your experience, check out the nursery. Specializing in all things plants, Hand-Picked Nursery customizes your order to your needs and wants. If you’d like, they can even give you a few suggestions, designing the picture-perfect garden of your dreams. Hand-Picked Nursery is community driven, supporting local organizations and artists with workshops like this one, and they want their nursery to be a place that families can experience together. Learn more about Hand-Picked Nursery here.

$65.00