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You are invited to visit the last surviving 1700's structure of its kind in Virginia's Northern Neck!

The story of this tavern and its relationship to the development of Northumberland County and Virginia's Northern Neck reflects what happened in countless court house villages throughout Virginia and the nation.

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Winter 2022

"All Heart" Mixed Media Painting, Friday, January 21, 9 am - 1 pm
Learn how to create a multi-colored heart with a splash of gold on a 11" x 14" canvas. Interesting textures will be developed by mixing paint in random patterns.
- Instructor: Janet Hockman; Class will be held in the "Tavern Meeting Building".
- Maximum of 15 students.
- $35. All equipment and materials will be provided.

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Heart Basket, Friday, January 28, 9 am - 2 pm
Valentine's Day is just around the corner! This class is suitable for beginners or newer weavers. Students will have a choice of natural reed or natural with a red accent. These baskets make wonderful gifts.

- Instructor: Mary Sudduth; Class will be held in the "Tavern Meeting Building".
- Maximum of 8 students.
- $30. An additional $10 - $15 material fee is payable to the instructor at the class.

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Beginner Crochet, Friday, February 11, 9 am - 1 pm (with break for lunch)
This beginner’s class will teach students the basics of crocheting: starting and working a chain, working a foundation row, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, treble crochet, reading patterns, yarn fibers and potential uses and care. Students will be provided with stitch diagrams and instructions, beginner washcloth pattern, and resources for yarn, patterns, and videos to learn more.
- Instructor: Mary Sudduth; Class will be held in the "Tavern Meeting Building".
- Maximum of 8 students.
- $30. An additional $10 material fee is payable to the instructor at the class.

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Heirloom Cigar Box, Saturday, Feburary 12, 9 am - 1 pm
Learn how to create a design and then embellish a wooden cigar box using a mixture of colored pencils, ink, watercolor and acrylic paints. Students will take home a beautiful finished piece.
- Instructor: Janet Hockman; Class will be held in the "Tavern Meeting Building".
- Maximum of 15 students.
- $35. An additional $10 material fee is payable to the instructor at the class.

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Coffee-time Sip & Art: Felted Creations for Beginners, Friday, February 18, 10 am - 12:30 pm

Using wool and other materials, students will create a small object such as an a real or fanciful animal. Or perhaps you will choose to create an ornament or embellishment for decorating clothing or accessories. Your instructor will guide you through this quick, easy and fun process.

- Instructor: Celeste Johnston; Class will be held in the "Tavern Meeting Building".
- Maximum of 10 students.
- $35. An additional $5 material fee is payable to the instructor at the class.

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Coffee-time Sip with Art: Windsongs, Friday, March 25, 10 am - 12:30 pm

In this Coffee-Time Sip with Art, students will create their own special and unique windchime using bamboo, sea glass, shells, rocks and stones. You'll also make your own clay to write on or add a special feature.

- Instructor: Celeste Johnston; Class will be held in the "Tavern Meeting Building".
- Maximum of 10 students.
- $35. All equipment and materials will be provided.

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Beginning Weaving, Three-day workshop: Saturday, Sunday and Monday, March 26, 27 & 28, 2022, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This three-day class is an introduction to the process of handweaving on a floor loom. All materials and equipment are provided, and no previous weaving experience is required. Students will be provided with ample support from two experienced instructors as well as current members of the Tavern Spinners & Weavers Guild.

- Instructor: Tavern Spinners & Weavers Guild; Classes will be held in the "Tavern Meeting Building."
- Maximum of 10 students.
- $175 for the 3-day class.

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The Heritage Arts Classes are sponsored and supported by the Rices Hotel/Hughlett's Tavern Foundation, Inc.

Heritage Art Classes

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Contact Information

RH/HT Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 579
73 Monument Place
Heathsville, VA 22473

Phone: 804-580-3377

Located on Route 360 behind the old courthouse.


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