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Interested in taking a workshop?

Workshops are a short term learning experience enhanced Watercolor Workshopby knowledgeable instructors and small class size. The Workshop Program includes offerings in craft, art, gardening, photography, writing, finance and personal development within a creative learning environment. Those with busy schedules looking for evening and weekend learning opportunities will find workshops tailored to their needs.

Workshops are open to the public, OLLI membership is not required to register. Enrollment is limited. Come join the fun!  

To view a searchable database of past workshops, search by the word 'WORKSHOP' in course title, or CLICK HERE for the current term's offerings.

For additional information or to register by phone call 828.251.6140. Credit cards accepted. Refunds available until 14 days before the workshop; $10/person fee is non-refundable.

New for 2014Workshop Registration Forms!

OLLI Workshops are no longer listed on the CFS registration forms.  Click here for the Workshop Registration Form for Spring 2014.  

Spring 2014 Workshops

Use All of Your Digital Camera’s Features to Get Dramatically Improved Photos
Instructor:  Bill Roskind
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, March 17, 19, 21
9 am -12 pm each day
Fee: $95/member; $105/non-member

Enhancing Your Bridge Skills: Declarer Play
Instructor:  Rory Novell
Saturday, March 22
1-4:30 pm
Fee: $40/person

Anyone Can Draw! 
Instructor:  Jane Snyder
Saturday and Sunday, March 22 and 23
9 am - 4 pm
Fee: $105/member; $115/non-member

Photographic Composition: Learn How to See
Instructor:  David Simchock
Friday, March 28: 1-5 pm
Saturday & Sunday, March 29 & 30
10 am-4 pm
Fee: $165/member; $175/non-member

Hand Painted Silk Scarves
Instructor:  Donna Trunk
Saturday, April 5
10 am-4 pm
Fee: $65/person

How to Sell on Craigslist 
Instructor: Rebecca Gallo
Saturday, April 19
9:30 am- 12:30 pm
Fee: $45/person

CyberSecurity: Protect Your Identity, Private Information, and Computers
Instructor:  Neil Rosenberg
Saturday, April 26
9 am – 3 pm
Fee: $40/person

Create a Birdhouse, Learn Twined Basketry
Instructor:  Carla Filippelli
Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4
10 am - 3 pm each day
Fee: $60/person

Basic Feng Shui for Your Home
Instructor:  Su Shen Huang
Saturday, May 31 (Note new date)
9 am – 4 pm
Fee: $60

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