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The Winter Program offers 82 day-classes in January and February. In addition to offering an impressive selection of classes, the Winter Program represents something unique and wonderful about Door County, an amazing group of volunteer instructors who generously share their time, along with their considerable talent, for the benefit of the community. So bring on the snow and the cold. Now over 650 strong, you won't meet a more friendly or hardier group of people than Clearing students in Winter!












Mondays

Religion & Identity: Historical Analysis of the Shaping of Individual Consciousness in Hinduism, Buddhism & Islam #1
Jitendra Suman
9-noon | 3 sessions | beginning January 4

Social History of Women in America, 1850-1920 #2
Lou Covotsos
9-noon | 2 sessions | beginning January 4

Yoga for Winter Well-Being #3
Beth Coleman
1-3 | 4 sessions | beginning January 4

Chair Caning #4
Nancy Rafal & Bert Day
1-3 | 8 sessions | beginning January 4

Booking & Researching Travel Online #5
Jean Wilde
1-4 | 2 sessions | beginning January 4

Wooden Pen Turning #26
Kelly Bresnahan
1-4 | 1 session | beginning January 11

Whodunit? #27
Lynn Kaczmarek
1-3 | 6 sessions | beginning January 11

Options 55 #38
Tom Murray
9-noon | 2 sessions | beginning January 18

Basic Principles of Beekeeping #44
Susan Leeder
9-noon | 1 session | beginning January 25

Tell Your Story – Writing About Happenings in Your Life #45
Roger Kuhns
9-4 | 2 sessions | beginning January 25

Tuesdays

Cedar Woods in Watercolor #6
Marianne Diekman
9-noon | 3 sessions | beginning January 5

Electricity in the 21st Century #7
Roy Thilly & Duane Kexel
9-noon | 2 sessions | beginning January 5

Quilting: Open Studio & Curves Made Easy! #8
Kathy Swanson
9-3:30 | 6 sessions | beginning January 5

A Short History of Iran #9
Phil Hansotia
1-4 | 1 session | beginning January 5

18th Century Watercolor Botanicals Brought into the 21st Century #10
Marcia Nickols
1-4 | 4 sessions | beginning January 5

Bats De-Mystified #28
Bob Bultman
9-noon | 1 session | beginning January 12

Wooden Pen Turning #29
Kelly Bresnahan
9-noon | 1 session | beginning January 12

Invasive Plants: Identification & Control #30
Mike Schneider & Bob Bultman
1-4 | 1 session | beginning January 12

Woodturning Open Studio #31
Kelly Bresnahan
1-4 | 1 session | beginning January 12

Fabulous Faces in Polymer Clay #39
Judith Yamamoto
9-3 | 3 sessions | beginning January 19

Invasive Plants: Identification & Control #40
Mike Schneider & Bob Bultman
1-4 | 1 session | beginning January 19

Cartography – From Paper Maps to Online Apps #41
David Zuhlke
1-4 | 1 session | beginning January 19

Wine Tasting #42
John Verbeten
5:30-7 | 4 sessions | beginning January 19

Kiln Casting Glass #46
Gary Chaudoir
9-11:30 | 1 session | beginning January 26

Wednesdays

Beginning Bridge #11
Carolyn & Bob Kimbell
9-11:30 | 8 sessions | beginning January 6

Composition in the Digital Age #12
Dan Anderson
9-11:30 | 4 sessions | beginning January 6

Geology of Door County and the Surrounding Area #13
Jack Travis
9-noon | 4 sessions | beginning January 6

Beadwork Stitches #14
Patty Brooking
10-3 | 4 sessions | beginning January 6

Know Your (Pubs), Parks and Preserves #15
Mari-Jo Young & Jill Kulczyk
11:45-4 (Hikes from 1-4) | 4 sessions | beginning January 6

Let’s Play Bridge #16
Carolyn & Bob Kimbell
1-4 | 8 sessions | beginning January 6

Novice Woodworking #17
Curt Wessel
1-4 | 4 sessions | beginning January 6

Thursdays

Shakespeare’s Theatre – A Study & Celebration of Shakespeare’s Contribution to Theatre, Film and Literature #18
Amy Ludwigsen
9-11 | 2 sessions | beginning January 7

Jewelry Making with Wire #19
Patty Brooking
10-3 | 4 sessions | beginning January 7

Know Your (Pubs), Parks and Preserves #20
Rob Davis
11:45-4 (Hikes from 1-4) | 4 sessions | beginning January 7

Refresher & Beginning Knitting #21
Joanie Musiel & Connie Herbst
1-3:30 | 4 sessions | beginning January 7

Repurpose, Reuse, Recycle - Trash to Treasure #32
Jenni Stultz
9-3 | 1 session | beginning January 14

Introduction to Backstrap Weaving #33
Carolyn Jenkinson
9-4 | 1 session | beginning January 14

An Afternoon of Ales: Searching for Your Perfect Pint #34
Paul Regnier
4:30-6:30 | 1 session | beginning January 14

Fridays

Topics in Medicine: Focus on Aging #22
Phil Hansotia
9-11:30 | 4 sessions | beginning January 8

Woodworking Open Studio #23
Curt Wessel
9-noon | 4 sessions | beginning January 8

Kumihimo Braiding #24
Patty Brooking
10-3 | 4 sessions | beginning January 8

Spaced Out! Some Great Films #25
Henry & Joan Timm
1-4 | 7 sessions | beginning January 8

Make Norwegian Potato Lefse! #35
Ingrid Halvorsen
9-noon | 1 session | beginning January 15

Design and Construct a Stained Glass Panel #36
Gary Chaudoir
1-3:30 | 6 sessions | beginning January 15

Beginning Mahjongg #43
Mary Heiman
1-3 | 4 sessions | beginning January 22

Valentine’s Day Desserts #47
Carol Heil
9-noon | 1 session | beginning January 29

Geology & Natural History of Door County & The Clearing #48
Roger Kuhns
9-4 | 1 session | beginning January 29

Saturdays

Make Norwegian Potato Lefse! #37
Ingrid Halvorsen
9-noon | 1 session | beginning January 16