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August Workshops at Cornerstone

Summer is wrapping up at Cornerstone Center for the Arts but the fun is not over! Cornerstone will offer various activities during the month of August. Upcoming one-time workshops and camps include Monthly Dance Club, Cornerstone at Books & Brews, Rock & Roll Summer Camp Autumn Workshop, Coffee & Paints, and Pints & Paints at The Fickle Peach.

Monthly Dance Club is a monthly social dance event at Cornerstone. Each event begins with an hour of dance instruction in swing, ballroom, salsa, or tango dancing led by instructor David Fennig followed by a few hours of open dancing. The next Monthly Dance Club is Saturday, August 4 from 7 to 10:30 p.m. and is $12 per person or $7 for students, no pre-registration is necessary for this event.

Cornerstone at Books & Brews is an all-new workshop, which will feature a different class sampling from Cornerstone each month. The Thursday, August 9 workshop will be led by Sarah Shaffer who will teach participants how to upcycle used leather into jewelry. The registration fee of $20 includes the cost of supplies, instruction, and one drink. This workshop will take place at Books & Brews on August 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and is open to ages 21 and up.

Rock & Roll Summer Camp will host an autumn workshop at Cornerstone beginning on Saturday, August 18. Participants will meet August 18 and 25, September 8, 15, and 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with the camp concluding in a concert on Sunday, September 23. This immersive program encourages guitarists, drummers, bassists, singers, keyboardists, and DJs of all skills to take their love of music to the next level. Participants will learn about being a musician, music theory, song writing, concert production, promotion, presentation, music business, stage presence, instrument care, recording and producing live sound, networking, and music appreciation. The camp is open to students ages 11 to 17 and is $200 per person.

The next Coffee & Paints workshop will be on Saturday, August 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and is open to students in the 4th grade through adults. Attendees who are experienced artists or are completely new to painting will enjoy creating in this relaxed atmosphere. Registration is $25 per person. August’s featured painting is a beach scene.

Pints & Paints is a unique painting experience held at The Fickle Peach in Downtown Muncie. Attendees will enjoy two hours creating the featured painting at each workshop. The workshop is for ages 21 and up and includes one drink in the $25 registration fee. The next Pints & Paints will be on August 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The featured painting for August is a multicolored succulent

For more information about upcoming workshops, camps, classes, private lessons, and events visit cornerstonearts.org or call 765-281-9503.