Classes in Music, Crafts, and More at Washington College Academy | Sunday Stories


A college campus in Limestone, Tennessee, dating back to 1780, continues its tradition of providing new learning opportunities to the public and preserving some of the classics along the way.

Washington College Academy provides a unique and historic backdrop to explore traditional and non-traditional arts in basketry, blacksmithing, clay, cosplay costumes, drawing, metals, painting, mixed media, textiles, wood, artistic exploration and special subjects. Classes are taught by experienced local artisans.

The course offerings and activities on campus include a diverse range of opportunities. Guitar, violin, piano, songwriting and dulcimer lessons are now offered.

Here is a brief overview of the range:

15 Nov-Dec 17

Guitar lessons, one day a week

Writing songs 101, one day a week

Piano & Musicianship, one day a week

Violin instruction, one day a week

November

19: Youth class: Colored pencils-Still life, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

20: Fall floral arrangement, 9:00 a.m. to noon

26-27: Forged neck knives, 9 am-4pm

December

2: Christmas Craft Party for Adults, 5-8 p.m.

4-5: Forged neck knives, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

7, 14: Christmas crafts Grades K-2, 10 am-11:30am

7: Christmas craft festival for young people, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

9: Christmas craft party for adults, 5-8 p.m.

18: Viking brooches, 9:00 a.m. to noon

Visit the WCA website at www.wca1780.org to learn more about each class and to register. New classes are added every week. Anyone interested in WCA is encouraged to connect with them on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Or call 423-257-5151.

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