MT. VERNON - It's not too late to register for the 5th Annual Holiday Sampler! Bring your friends or family and let Rend Lake College help ease the stress of the holidays with wonderful ideas and suggestions to make your entertaining preparations easier.
The Holiday Sampler will be held at the Rend Lake College MarketPlace in Mt. Vernon on Saturday, November 1. You can attend 1-2-3 or more of the workshops. The registration for each workshop is only $4 or you can register to attend all 6 workshops for a $20 registration fee. Whatever you select, be prepared to exit each workshop with a gift or idea that will ease your shopping stress.
The day will begin at 9 a.m. with "Coffee Drinks for the Holidays." Learn how to create specialty coffee drinks such as mochas, lattes, breves, frapes and cappuccinos. Discover how to brew several special holiday beverages that you can later serve to family and friends. You will not only create, but sample all drinks and a variety of scrumptious, baked goods. An additional supply fee of $6 is payable at beginning of class.
At 10 a.m., delight your senses while you discover fabulous combination of silk, color and scents during "Silks & Scents for the Holidays." Your instructor will demonstrate the unique art of silk painting, while you ooh and aah with delight. You will design a silk ornament, infused with lavender to adorn a special spot in your home this holiday season. An additional supply fee of $6 is payable at the beginning of class.
Then at 11 a.m., the Studio RLC Design team will share the latest trends and fashions for the 2008 holiday season. Learn how to look your best this holiday season with "Holiday Hair & Makeup." You will discover quick tips and techniques for hair and makeup that are just right for you!
The next session will pick up at 1 p.m. with "Beautiful Bows for the Season", in this class; you can get ready to discover the latest home décor accents for only pennies this holiday season. Your instructor will demonstrate a variety of bow making techniques and dispense advice on their use that will send you home eager to transform another ho-hum holiday into a dazzling delight! Before this session ends, you will make a floral bow, the perfect new accent for your holiday. An additional supply fee of $5 is payable at the beginning of class.
"Holiday Appetizers, Snacks & Sweets" will be held at 2p.m. In this workshop, you will sample quite a spread as the instructor pulls out all the stops and creates some delicious holiday treats that are quick and amazing! Make this season's entertaining painless, so you can enjoy your party and your guests. An additional supply fee of $5 is payable at the beginning of class.
"Holiday Greetings" will be the last session and will begin at 3p.m. In this class, you will engage in a quick and easy holiday project that is sure to please! You will create a hand stamped holiday project that will be perfect for that special someone. The instructor asks that you bring a supply fee of $5 to class.
Don't miss the 5th annual Holiday Sampler!
Register today by calling Lori or Kristina at (618) 437-5321 x1267 or x1367 or toll free for in district residents at 1-800-369-5321 x 1267 or x 1367.