Unique Local Experiences ™

Memorable things to do hosted by local experts

Make a Sweet Felted Valentine’s Teddy Bear
Create something extra sweet for yourself or someone special this Valentine’s Day as you needle felt a 4” teddy bear holding a heart! You’ll learn the skills to make this adorable sculpture out of wool, using only a felting needle and a little creativity.

Thursday, February 2, 2017
6:30 – 9 p.m.
Esther’s Place Fiber Arts Studio, Big Rock
$29 (Only 12 spots available)

Explore the Art of Wine Making
Experience the fine art of making your own custom wine from start-to-finish. Led by the experts at the Fox Valley Homebrew & Winery Supplies, you’re sure to have a good time and will be prepared to make wine at home. 

Saturday, February 11, 2017
3 – 5 p.m.
Fox Valley Homebrew & Winery Supplies
$59 (Only 10 spots available)

Craft Your Own Cocktails
Master the art and science of mixology with classically trained bartender and owner of Stockholm’s restaurant and brewery in Geneva - Michael Olesen. Spirits, mixers and juices are provided. The cocktail shaker is yours to keep.

Sunday, February 19, 2017
3 – 4:30 p.m.
Stockholm’s in Geneva
$69 (Only 10 spots available)

Learn Close-Up Magic with Master Magician Dennis Watkins
Pick a card, any card! This exclusive 90-minute experience is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn close-up magic from a master of the form. Dennis Watkins, Chicago’s “Official Magic Man,” leads this hands-on introduction to classic close-up magic tricks.

Saturday, March 11, 2017
3-4:30 p.m.
Sugar Grove Campus, Collins Hall Room 204
$39 (Only 20 spots available)
Limited to those age 16 and above. Purchase the up-close magic experience and Dennis’s stage show for just $59 (limited availability).

Handcraft a Haute Couture Sprinkle-Shibori Dyed Scarf
Delight in a river of beautiful colors and designs as you create your very own scarf under the guidance of acclaimed fiber artist Natasha Lewis! Made from 100% silk and measuring 8” x 72”, you’re sure to impress! 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
6 – 9 p.m.
Esther’s Place Fiber Arts Studio, Big Rock
$29 Bring a friend! Only $39 for two (Only 12 spots available)

Create and Enjoy an All-Natural Facial Treatment
Skin care never tasted so good! Enjoy this hands-on experience with licensed esthetician and the owner of The Skin You’re In, Catherine India, as she shows you how to prepare customized facials from a variety of readily available natural foods.

Saturday, March 18, 2017
9 – 11:30 a.m.
The Skin You’re In – Aurora
$29 (Only 10 spots available)

Try Your Hand at Cartooning With an Emmy Nominated Filmmaker
No drawing experience is necessary for this unique creativity workshop with the multi-talented Steven Fischer. Fischer is a two-time Emmy nominated writer/producer/director/cartoonist/author and Fulbright recipient.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.          
Sugar Grove Campus, Collins Hall Room 204
$19 (Only 20 spots available)

Experience a Psychic Intuitive Gathering - Hawaiian Style
Get a sneak peek into your future with a personal reading from metaphysics expert Jana Drake. Then, learn how to do intuitive readings in the Hawaiian Huna tradition for yourself and others.. Since 1989, Jana been teaching others about Huna, stone lore, meditation, psychic intuitive development, as well as conducting readings for individuals and groups.

Friday, March 31, 2017
6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Sugar Grove Campus, Collins Hall Room 204
$29 (Only 15 spots available)

Handcraft a Felted Bunny and Whimsical Mushrooms
Spring into creativity by making a lil’ brown bunny out of felt. Then, make whimsical mushrooms that are a sweet addition to your fairy gardens, inside or out! With soft colors, these mushrooms “sprout” from birch logs for a sweetness all their own.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
1 – 3 p.m.
Sugar Grove Campus, Building A Room 156
$29 (Only 12 spots available)

Make Better Coffee at Home
The experts at FreshGround Roasting lead this unique opportunity to learn how coffee is grown and processed and cover the four main coffee brewing techniques that will revolutionize your home brewing.

Thursday, April 6, 2017
7 – 8:30 p.m.
FreshGround Roasting, Geneva
$29 (Only 15 spots available)

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Unless otherwise specified, Unique Local Experiences ™ are intended for those 18 and above. Must be at least 21 to attend any experience that includes alcohol.

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