MSA offers fall art classes

SAXTONS RIVER — Main Street Arts will offer a range of classes in September, including those listed below. For more details, or to register, visit or call 802-869-2960.

• String Band with Jill Newton. Wednesdays, Sept. 5 through Dec. 5 (13 weeks, no class on Nov. 21), 5 to 6:15 p.m. Play your instrument in a group setting and practice traditional square dance and fiddle tunes from around the world. All string instruments are welcome.

• Life Drawing Studio Session with Charles Norris-Brown. Thursdays, Sept. 6 through Oct. 25 (8 weeks), 3 to 5 p.m. This open studio session is for artists at all levels who want to practice their skills drawing from live models. While there is no formal instruction, session sharing is encouraged and an instructor is available for some instruction. Experienced artists and beginners will feel at home.

• Colored Pencil - Beginner and Intermediate with Liz Guzynski. Wednesdays, Sept. 12 through Oct. 17 (6 weeks), 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Registration deadline: Sept 10. This class is designed for students with some previous experience with colored pencil - but that experience need not be extensive. Students can choose between their own or a suggested subject in order to explore a range of colored pencil techniques.

• Fairy Houses & Stories with Heather Geoffrey. Saturday, Sept. 15 (1 day workshop), 9:30 to 12:30 p.m. Registration deadline: Sept 10. Come and help MSA build a natural Fairy House to enter in the Grafton Fairy Festival. Tales of Fairy magic and mystery will be shared. Natural materials that participants would like to bring and share for building the fairy house are welcome and appreciated.

• Homeschool Theater with David Stern. Tuesdays, Sept. 25 through Nov. 20 (9 weeks). 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration deadline: Sept 17. This class will take on a more substantial play than in times past, chosen by the instructor. The class will be open to students age 10-15, and will focus a bit more deeply on the acting process than previously. The class will require a minimum of eight students to run.

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