Farm Days Open House
Jun
3
Jun 4

Farm Days Open House

  • Esther's Place

    Farm Tours to see baby lambs! 10:30, 12:00, 1:30, 3:00 pm; Tours start at Esther’s Place- wear farm friendly shoes! Enjoy strolling our gardens as well.
    Baby Chicks and Egg Hunt for the kids!
 Enter Saturday at 10am for our Cake Bake-Off and Sunday at 10 am for our Pie Bake Off. 1st Place winners receive a $50 Esther’s Place Gift Certificate and 2nd Place winners receive a $25 Esther’s Place Gift Certificate.
    Refreshments, punch, and Homemade Soup
    Felting make and takes
    Heirloom, non-gmo garden transplants for sale
    Bluegrass Jam on Sunday from 11-2 pm, bring your instruments and join in! 
    Lots of great fiber inspiration plus samples for our summer class calendar will be up! 

 


School Enrichment
May
9
9:00 am09:00

School Enrichment

  • Salt Creek Primary School

We're coming to Salt Creek Primary School to do a "bee"autiful project with their kindergartners and first graders. We're wet felting a project all together for the principal's office with the bee theme of the school.  

Classes: Waubonsee Community College
Apr
4
1:00 pm13:00

Classes: Waubonsee Community College

  • Waubonsee Community College

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. Located at Waubonsee Community College

Yarn Con
Apr
1
Apr 2

Yarn Con

  • Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union Hall

Chicago's Indie Fiber Fair full of yarn, fibers, and needlework bliss! 

Exhibit: Women's Journeys in Fiber
Mar
18
Mar 26

Exhibit: Women's Journeys in Fiber

  • Navy Pier

A group of fiber artists who come to together to challenge and inspire each other, this exhibit features a theme each year. Natasha Lehrer Lewis is a member of the group and her piece will be a part of the exhibit.

Classes: Waubonsee Community College
Mar
8
6:00 pm18:00

Classes: Waubonsee Community College

  • Esther's Place

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! Held at Esther's Place as part of their Unique Local Experiences Classes

Classes: Waubonsee Community College
Feb
2
6:30 pm18:30

Classes: Waubonsee Community College

  • Esther's Place

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. Held here at Esther's Place with their Unique Local Experiences Classes 

Exhibit: Women's Journeys in Fiber
Jan
29
Mar 3

Exhibit: Women's Journeys in Fiber

  • Anderson Arts Center

A group of fiber artists who come to together to challenge and inspire each other, this exhibit features a theme each year. Natasha Lehrer Lewis is a member of the group and her piece will be a part of the exhibit.