MINERAL POINT, Wis.–Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts is planning the 17th annual Midwest Woodlanders Gathering featuring more than 40 nature-based workshops, July 12-15, in Mineral Point.
Karen Wilson is starting an embroidery circle this week in the lower level meeting room of the Galena Center for the Arts. The free sessions, 1-3 p.m., will be held each Wednesday and provide an opportunity to work on unfinished hand embroidery projects and to share tips on stitching techniques. Wilson, the center’s office manager, a student with the Royal School of Needlework in England, will share insights from her recent thread painting embroidery course at the inaugural July 11 session. For more information, call 779-214-0261.
GALENA–The Galena Public Library is hosting a series of travelogues, “Oh, the Places We’ve Been!” Each session features a traveler who has been to a fascinating, far off locale. The programs will take place throughout July.
SINSINAWA, Wis.–Join songleader Liz Rog as she teaches songs in the aural tradition, making singing accessible for all.
STOCKTON–The 2018 Northwest Illinois Art & Jazz Fest is set for July 21-22 at Stockton Lion’s Memorial Park. The event was named “Best Festival” by Illinois Country Living readers last year.
Erin Keyser will be signing copies of her new book at the Elizabeth Township Library, 4-6 p.m., Thursday, July 12. Horn’s books include Eyes of Lightning, Wings of Thunder, River’s Edge, River’s Deep and Miracles on Earth.
The Galena Public Library's series of travelogues, “Oh, the Places We’ve Been!” conitnues on Tuesday, July 10, 3 p.m., when Distler shares her experience in a program, "A Whale of a Journey."