Craft classes kick off at Green Energy Park

Classes in glassblowing, metalsmithing, blacksmithing, chainmaille and knife-making are being offered this spring at the Jackson County Green Energy Park for every skill level.

Courses offer the opportunity to learn a variety of hands-on crafting skills like paperweight-making and glass blowing, as well as the ancient arts of blacksmithing, chainmaille and knife crafting.

There are also classes geared towards the family, including a parent-child blacksmithing workshop and glass tile instruction that’s good for all ages

For full class descriptions, visit

828.631.0271 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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