Workshops are a short term learning experience enhanced by 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 current workshops, search by the word 'Workshop' in course title, or view the current term's offerings here.

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.

Fall 2015 Workshops

Mushrooms of the Southern Appalachians
Instructor: Charlotte Caplan
CRN# 60110
Wednesday & Friday, September 2 & 4
Wednesday: 9 am – 1 pm, Friday: 9 am – 4 pm
Fee: $85/person

Beginners Seed Beading Jewelry
Instructor: Linda Burns
CRN# 60109
Saturday, September 12,
10 am – 4 pm
Fee: $55/person

The Art of Listening
Instructor: Ian Rudick
CRN# 60115
Saturday, October 3,
1 – 4 pm
Fee: $45/person

Carving Faces on Walking Sticks
Instructor: Richard Hall
CRN# 60117
Saturday & Sunday, October 10 & 11,
Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm; Sunday: 1 – 4 pm
Fee: $80/person

Get Big with Paint
Instructor: Ursula Gullow
CRN# 60111
Saturday & Sunday, October 17 & 18,
12 – 4 pm each day
Fee: $115/member; $125/non-member

Creating a Soul Garden to Enhance Your Life
Instructor: Su shen Huang
CRN# 60112
Saturday, October 24,
9 am – 5 pm
Fee: $65/person

Artful Knitting Outside the Lines
Instructor: Judi Jetson
CRN# 60113
Saturday, October 31,
10 am – 4 pm
Fee: $65/person

Basic Photographic Image Management
Instructor: Tim Barnwell
CRN# 60108
Saturday, October 31,
1 – 5:30 pm
Fee: $55/person

Needle Felted Holiday Ornaments
Instructor: Donna Trunk
CRN# 60116
Saturday, November 7,
10 am – 2 pm
Fee: $55/person

Image Inspired Writing
Instructor: Victoria Rose
CRN# 60114
Saturday, November 14,
9 am – 4 pm
Fee: $65/person