Glassblowing, blacksmithing offered

Two art classes will be held at the Jackson County Green Energy Park in Dillsboro on Oct. 13. A glassblowing seminar will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (with 45-minute time slots available) while a blacksmithing class will run from noon to 3 p.m.

With the assistance of a resident professional artist, participants will work with their chosen medium to create a unique piece of functional art. In both programs, you will learn the basics of the medium you are working in, along with important safety guidelines.

Space is limited. Pre-registration is strongly suggested. No experience necessary and ages 13-18 may participate with parent present. Dress in cotton clothing (no polyester). Wear closed shoes and long pants. Glass artwork available for pickup 48 hours after class. A $50 payment is due at registration.

828.631.0271 or www.jcgep.org/classes.php.

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