Build a Portable Brick Oven

CLASS ID: 4T03
Date/Time: Saturday, June 2, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

David S. Cargo
Join award-winning baker David S. Cargo to learn how to build a portable stacked-brick oven. The oven is built from stacked bricks that are not mortared together and can be moved after the oven is built. Learn how to build a small oven by yourself and go from bare ground to cooking pizza in about 4 hours. While the fire is heating up the oven, David demonstrates how to make dough for pizza, bread, naan, and pita bread. Later in the afternoon, the dough is formed into the proper shapes for baking, and some dough is formed for a loaf of bread. Finally, the pita bread, naan, and pizzas are baked (and eaten) and then the loaf of bread goes into the oven.

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Sculpture Garden Tour

CLASS ID: 5W10
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 27, 11:15 AM – 4:15 PM

Wouterina De Raad
Join friends from WBCA for a fun day of food, flowers, and folk art! This is your chance to visit folk artist Wouterina De Raad’s 100 concrete sculptures nestled into 3 acres of perennial flower gardens. Meet at Rudy’s Redeye Grill in the White Bear Country Inn (on Highway 61 across from WBCA) for lunch from 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM. Guests will pay for their own lunch. We will then board a bus leaving at 12:30 PM for the sculpture garden in Beldenville, WI. The tour is from 1:45 PM – 3:15 PM, and the bus will return to Rudy’s by 4:15 PM. Please bring a tip for the driver. Visit www.concretemosaicsculpture.com to learn more about Wouterina and her sculpture garden. Contact WBCA for address if driving yourself.

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Stone Sculpture

CLASS ID: 4W14
Date/Time: 4 Thursdays, June 7 – 28, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Scott Malcolm
Stone sculpture is one of the oldest and most fundamental vehicles for human expression. From Stonehenge to Michelangelo’s David, to the soft sensual forms of Henry Moore, stone has been used by men and women to express the mysteries of the human experience reaching back to long before recorded human history. This Stone Sculpture open studio will be held indoors using hand tools on the “soft” stone of your choice. We welcome experienced sculptors who desire to work in community as well as beginners. Small pieces of stone and rudimentary tools along with basic use and safety instruction will be provided to beginners free of charge. Returning students will have the opportunity to build their own custom work table and continue working and developing stone projects while beginning to accumulate their own tools. Small pieces of high quality alabaster will be offered for sale to interested students. Class is open to 6 new students; all returning students are welcome.

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Stone Sculpture

CLASS ID: 4T38
Date/Time: 5 Thursdays, April 19 – May 24, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
*No class May 10

Scott Malcolm
Stone sculpture is one of the oldest and most fundamental vehicles for human expression. From Stonehenge to Michelangelo’s David, to the soft sensual forms of Henry Moore, stone has been used by men and women to express the mysteries of the human experience reaching back to long before recorded human history. This Stone Sculpture open studio will be held indoors using hand tools on the “soft” stone of your choice. We welcome experienced sculptors who desire to work in community as well as beginners. Small pieces of stone and rudimentary tools along with basic use and safety instruction will be provided to beginners free of charge. Returning students will have the opportunity to build their own custom work table and continue working and developing stone projects while beginning to accumulate their own tools. Small pieces of high quality alabaster will be offered for sale to interested students. Class is open to 6 new students; all returning students are welcome.

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