Calendar of Events

Acrylic Explorations

MACKINAW WOMAN'S CLUB HOUSE 310 East Jamet St., Mackinaw City, MI

June 30, 2022—-Acrylic Exploration with Barb Weisenburg 11-3:30pm Location: Women’s club 310 East Jamet St. Mackinaw City Fee is $40 for members and $55 for non-members A step by step process that explores a unique beginning and builds in layers for a Gustav Klimt type finale! Participants can bring 2 black sharpies (one fine tip and one ultra fine… sometimes you can find a double point one with a different size on each end), pencil, kneaded eraser, tracing paper, 10 ... read more

$40

Watercolor with Megan Sowyer “Magnificent Monarch”

MACKINAW WOMAN'S CLUB HOUSE 310 East Jamet St., Mackinaw City, MI

Thursday July 7th, 2022 from 6:00pm to 8pm Fee $40 for members and $55 for non-members Beginner and beyond watercolorists will capture a busy butterfly and a pink-orange zinnia or two. We’ll dive into various leaf techniques, showcase layers of petals, and capture the subtle nuances of the flowers’ and butterfly’s aura. We’ll be using wet-into-wet techniques as well as wet-into-dry. To sign up for this class call 231-412-2787. Class is limited to 20

$40

Tie Dye and Reverse Tie Dye

MACKINAW WOMAN'S CLUB HOUSE 310 East Jamet St., Mackinaw City, MI

Times 1-3pm Thursday July 14th, 2022 Women’s Club Back Yard/ Downstairs if rain day Class Duration 2-3 hours All ages welcome, young children must be supervised Only 2 children under 10 per adult Class limit- up to 20 participants Fee $25 for Members $40 for non members $15 for student Class begins with selecting desired patterns/colors. Instructor will demonstrate technique and break into groups with instruction as we move through the process. After tying, dying and bleaching, color will need ... read more

$25

Waterfall Watercolor Workshop with Barb Wiesenberg

Instructor Barb Weisenberg is back for another exciting workshop August 4th, 2022 11am-3pm $40 members $55 non members We will focus on portraying moving water and rock formations in a step by step format. Barb will supply the instructions and Arches paper from France and Winsor Newton paints from England. Participants will need to bring a container to put water in, a pencil, a kneaded eraser, a roll of paper towels and a box of Kleenex. Dress for mess and ... read more

Tie Dye and Reverse Tie Dye

MACKINAW WOMAN'S CLUB HOUSE 310 East Jamet St., Mackinaw City, MI

Times 1-3pm August 21, 2022 Women’s Club Back Yard/ Downstairs if rain day Class Duration 2-3 hours All ages welcome, young children must be supervised Only 2 children under 10 per adult Class limit- up to 20 participants Fee $25 for Members $40 for non members $15 for student Class begins with selecting desired patterns/colors. Instructor will demonstrate technique and break into groups with instruction as we move through the process. After tying, dying and bleaching, color will need to ... read more

$25

Poetry Out Loud and Bonfire

Heritage Village 1425 W Central Ave, Mackinaw City

August 25—Poetry Out Loud with Bonfire Heritage Village 1425 W. Central Ave. Mackinaw City. Near the pavilion. Beginning at 7PM This is a free event Poetry is not a luxury. It is a vital necessity of our existence. Come join us around a crackling bonfire and share your poetry or poems from your favorite poets. This will be a stimulating evening of artistic rhythm and rhyme. Experience a new world of truth and beauty of the spoken word at the ... read more

Free

Watercolor “Wildflower Charm” with Megan Sowyer

MACKINAW WOMAN'S CLUB HOUSE 310 East Jamet St., Mackinaw City, MI

Sept 15— 6-8pm Mackinaw City Woman’s Club 310 E. Jamet Mackinaw City Class Fee $40 members $55 non-members. Beginner and beyond watercolorists will capture a simple bouquet of wildflowers plucked straight out of NE Michigan woods. One never knows what one will find in the woods, but together, the discoveries are always charming, especially in a simple glass jar. We’ll be using wet-into-wet techniques as well as wet-into-dry, and each step of the way, all techniques will be explained for ... read more