Get Artsy This July at the Learnery at Sierra 2

Pet Portraits with Lizzy

Local artist Lizzy Mailho will teach painting techniques while helping to create a personalized portrait of a beloved pet, favorite fur-friend or spirit animal. No experience is necessary. Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Room 11, Fee: $50

Ceramics: Slab Building & Glazing

Learn to make pottery and sculpt slab mugs and play with glazes and sgraffito techniques – hand decorating by scratching off the top layer of glaze to make contrasting patterns. This is perfect for all levels. All materials are provided. Tuesdays, July 16, 23 & 30, 6-7:30 p.m. Room 11, Fee: $80

Crafts with Karen: Mini Cactus Paintings

Crafts with Karen features painting cacti on mini canvas. It is great for beginners and kids ages 8 and up. All materials are included. Saturday, July 20, 4-6 p.m. Room 11, Fee: $35

Midsummer Iced High Tea

Celebrate summer by learning about the Scandinavian festive holiday Midsummer at the next High Tea event by The Novel Tea. Guests will start with a Scandinavian comfort food treat while learning about midsummer traditions, and then enjoy three traditional tiers of food while drinking tea and enjoying an afternoon with family or friends. Sunday, July 21, 1-3 p.m. Garden Room, Fee: $45

Kids Paint: Horses and Unicorns

Kids ages 4 and up are invited to paint a majestic horse or magical unicorn. They will pick out their own colors to personalize their painting to create their art. All materials are provided. Saturday, July 27, 2-4 p.m. Room 11, Fee: $20/painter

DIY Pickles

Discover the three P’s of pickling: Prepping your materials; Preparing your ingredients; and Pressurizing your pickles so they will last through the winter. You will also go over a quick pickle or fridge pickle recipe. Some materials are provided but bring your own cucumbers (1/2 pound of fresh produce). Sunday, July 28, 2-3 p.m. Garden Room, Fee: $25


  • Aug. 3: Crafts With Karen: Llama Air Plant Holders
  • Aug. 4: “Sacramento’s Favorites” High Tea with the Novel Tea
  • Aug. 10: Happy Little Waves Painting Class
  • Aug. 17:
  • Crafts With Karen: Marble Ring Dishes
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