Upcoming events at Chuckanut Center

Easy as Pie Workshop
Facilitated by Kamea Black                               
Saturday, November 17, 1-3pm
$20 suggested donation
Pre-registration requested.
or Email: chuckanutcenter@gmail.com
Come learn the basics of making the perfect pie crust in this hands-on workshop. During the class you will be given the choice to make a vegan or animal fat based crust, and walked through the process of mixing, rolling, decorating, and baking delicious flaky pies. You will also enjoy a tutorial on the basics of making a seasonal fruit pie as well as a tasty sweet squash pie.
All participants will enjoy a slice of fresh pie, and leave with 2 crust recipes as well as a pie crust ready to roll for your Thanksgiving dessert.  
House Concert with Ron Rondello
Thursday, November 29, 7:30-9:00 pm
Doors open at 7:00. No advance ticket sales.
$5-$10 suggested donation.
Ron Rondello has been an active classical guitarist in Whatcom County since arriving in 1976.
Ron received a B.A. in the performing arts in classical guitar from Western Washington University in 1980 and has performed and taught guitar extensively throughout the years. He is one of the founding members of the Northwest Classical Guitar Society that was formed in 1992 and has been an active member, performing there many times, and helping it to thrive ever since.
Ron will be performing pieces from Spain and Latin America in this coming recital.

Homemade for the Holidays: Culinary Treasures
Facilitated by Kamea Black
Friday, November 30, 6-8pm
$30 suggested donation
Pre-registration requested.
or Email: chuckanutcenter@gmail.com
In this class you will learn the beautiful process of making infused culinary salts, spiced honey, delicious cooking oils and simple alcohol infusions. Come gain hands on experience so that you know what you are looking, smelling and tasting for when creating your own culinary treasures at home. These creations are wonderful additions to our own kitchens, but also fantastic gifts for your loved ones this holiday season.  
The course will conclude with inexpensive ideas for gift presentation as well as Kamea’s dos and don’ts for using re-purposed containers for food gift items. All participants will enjoy samples of demonstration items and leave with the set of Culinary Treasure recipes as well as one of the gifts made in class.
Handmade Ornaments for Kids
Saturday, December 8, 9am-noon.
This will be an open house format, come & go as you please. No pre-registration required.
By donation. All proceeds will benefit Chuckanut Center.
For kids 6-10 years old (approximately). Parents will be expected to help their child as needed.
We will use yarn, twigs and wood pieces to make ornaments for holiday tree decorations.
Facilitated by Steve & Kathie Wilson, retired preschool teachers from Childlife Montessori School.

Rise Up Singing
Thursday, December 13, 7-9pm
Join us for our monthly song circle (second Thursdays) at Chuckanut Center.  Participants are encouraged to bring instruments, voices and lyric/chord charts to share songs and build community.  All abilities welcome!
Bring refreshments as needed.
Donations welcome.

Seasonal Side Dishes: Winter Edition
Facilitated by Kamea Black   
Saturday, December 15,  1-3:30pm
$25 suggested donation

Pre-registration requested. Register here: or Email: chuckanutcenter@gmail.com
Tired of making the same traditional side dishes for your holiday feast? Come to the winter edition of Seasonal Side Dishes and learn practical skills that will empower you to showcase the Pacific Northwest on your table. Participants will start the afternoon off with a decedent sugar free holiday mocktail and mixing demonstration. Afterwards the class will be guided through an interactive cooking session that will result in three delicious local side dishes that the group will devour together.
All participants will enjoy a complimentary mocktail as well as generous samples of the demonstration items, and leave with a set of recipes from the class.

Candle dipping
Wednesday, December 19, 10am-2pm AND Saturday, December 22, noon-3pm.
Open house format, come and go as you please. No pre-registration required.
By donation. All proceeds benefit Chuckanut Center.
All ages! Parents will assist their young children.
Experience the simple pleasure of hand dipping candles to bring light into this season of darkness. All materials provided.
Refreshments will be available.
Facilitated by Steve & Kathie Wilson, retired preschool teachers from Childlife Montessori School.

Family Concert with Pam Sinnett
Sunday, December 30, 1-3pm
$10-15 per family, suggested donation.
All ages!
No pre-registration necessary. Doors open at 12:30.
A time to sing together; familiar folk tunes, new tunes to tuck in your pocket and take home, songs to make us laugh, lullabies and more.  
Pam’s retired from Samish School and has led family concerts and sing-alongs in classrooms around town for over 30 years.
Refreshments will be provided.