Mixed Media Printmaking
When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Brattleboro Cost: $75. Instructor: Kim Hartman Colligan. Contact: 802-257-1577. Of note: Create monotyoes using non-toxic Akua inks, R&F pigment sticks, Caran d’Ache and other media. Create layers using texture, plant material and multiple plates.
Wine tasting -- Spanish wines
When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 5:30 p.m.. Where: Windham Wines, new location at 972 Putney Road, Brattleboro Cost: $25 tasting fee, plus tax. Contact: 802-246-6400. Of note: Includes light food pairings.
Vacation Art Camp
When: Monday to Friday, Feb. 18-22, 9 a.m. to noon. Where: River Gallery School, 32 Main St., Brattleboro Cost: $150. Partial enrollment with price adjustment. Contact: 802-257-1577. Of note: Week of drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture and more. Snacks provided.
Vacation art class for kids
When: Monday to Friday, Feb. 18-22, 9 a.m. to noon. Where: Terry Sylvester’s studio, Cotton Mill, Brattleboro. Cost: $25 per day, $100 per week. Contact: 802-257-7930 or email@example.com. Of note: For kids of all ages. Focus on a different medium each day.
When: Saturdays, March 2, 16, 23 and 30, and Tuesdays, Feb. 19 and 26, and March 19 and 26, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: A relaxed country setting in Westminster West. Instructor: Karen Becker. Cost: $99 for four classes, $89 for three or $35 per class, space permitting. Contact: Karen Becker at 802-387-4897. Of note: Learn ways to see light and to draw, and how to develop your own style. Beginners welcome. Ample instruction.
Ambassadors of Peace for ages 5-12
When: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Where: Equilibrium, 14 Elm St., Brattleboro. Cost: $20, includes materials. Contact: www.eqvermont.com or 802-490-2359. Of note: Explore living as one with the earth through stories, songs, motion, cooperative games and learning about other cultures.
Wine tasting -- Wines of Ste. Cosme, Cotes du Rhone and Chateuneuf
When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 5:30 p.m.. Where: Windham Wines, 972 Putney Road, Brattleboro Cost: $25 tasting fee, plus tax. Contact: 802-246-6400. Of note: Includes light food pairings. Kate Krause of Craft and Estate Wines shares insights into wines of Saint Cosme.