Monday, November 27, 2017

2017 Holiday Craft Swap

Sunday, December 3rd @ 3pm

@ ARTS/West 132 West State  Athens, Oh

Come on out for no cash holiday swapping! Bring x number of homemade, giftable items, and leave with x number of items made by other community crafters! Be sure to arrive at 3 pm to set up; swapping starts around 3:15 until all items are gone. Also, feel free to bring a holiday snack to share!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

SATB Choir Concert

Saturday, December 2nd  7pm

@ ARTS/West  132 West State  Athens, OH

SATB: a different kind of choir presents
Fire! Friend, Foe and Metaphor, a benefit concert for the Athens Fire Department Community Service Fund, which provides smoke alarms. 

Suggested Donation: $10 per person or $15 per family

Intro to Herbal Medicine-Making: 

Teas and Tinctures

Saturday, December 2nd  1-4pm

@ ARTS/West  132 West State Street  Athens, OH

This class is the first of three Herbal Medicine-Making classes that will be taught by herbalist Hannah Stewart. 

Hannah has five years of herbal experience, including an apprenticeship with folk herbalist Lauren Genter of Ancient Roots Botanicals, years of intensive self-study, and her current apprenticeship with clinical herbalist Caty Crabb of Wildfire Herbs and the Appalachian Ohio School of Herbal Medicine. 

Each medicine-making class will be a three-hour hands-on workshop held in the performance space at ARTS/West. You will leave with a valuable handout, an herbal remedy of your own crafting to enjoy at home, and the confidence to make more products on your own. 

This first class will be an in-depth introduction to the most common herbal medicine preparations--teas and tinctures. In this class, Hannah will demonstrate and explain the process of:

-drying herbs for storage
-making herbal teas
-brewing decoctions and infusions
-preparing fresh plant tinctures
-making dry plant tinctures

*Each participant will make their own dry plant tincture to take home (choose between Skullcap, Echinacea, and Milk Thistle).*

Appropriate for ages 12+!

Cost: $25-40 sliding scale, which includes the materials for your product.

Please register by emailing 

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Herbs for Respiratory Health

Thursday, November 16th from 6-8pm

Winter time is the time for coughs, colds and flu. Come and learn some basics of holistic respiratory health! We will talk about common lung and sinus issues and how to help resolve them with herbs. What helps a runny nose? How do I deal with a sinus infection? This dry cough is keeping me up all night, can herbs help? What kitchen herbs make a good steam? Which herbs are safe for my kids? Join Clinical Herbalist Caty Crabb for a discussion of herbs that cover all these issues and more!

●sinus issues
●lung inflammation and recovery
●asthma and allergies
●herbal syrups, steams, sprays, honeys, teas, tinctures

$20- $30 sliding scale

Class will be held in the performance space at ARTS/West. 
Many Moons Marketplace 

Sat. Nov. 18th - 10am-6pm 
Sun. Nov. 19th - 12-6pm

132 West State Street Athens, Ohio

Many Moons is an annual holiday shopping event that takes place in the basement of ARTS/West, featuring textiles, jewelry, and more from countries like Nepal, India, Bali, and Thailand. 

Monday, November 06, 2017

November Contra Dance

Saturday, Nov. 11th


Contra Dance - at ARTS/West. 

Everyone is welcome - no partner needed, no experience needed. 

Adriane Mohlenkamp will be calling with tunes by Mark, Nick, Jeanie & Other Locals. 

A beginner's lesson starts at 7:30, with the dance running 8-10pm. or 740-590-4102. 

$7/adults, $3/students, $15/family

November Art Show: 

While on My Phone
Art by: Tim Creamer

132 West State Street
Athens, Ohio

Opening: Thursday, November 9th 6:30-8:30pm

Show on display: November 9th-December 1st