Nov
18
4:30 PM16:30

Statement Gold Bar Necklace November 18th

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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Don't wait to sign up! This class will sell out!

Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their fun crafting supplies to Black Dog Coffee House on Sunday, November 18th for this Gold Bar Necklace Class. Make a statement with this simplistic necklace. Come create a one of a kind piece of jewelry with an important date, name, or place that has meaning to you! Every time you wear this personalized necklace you'll be reminded of that special time, place, or person.

Come spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back creativity, enjoy time with friends or make some new ones, and top it all off, some special after hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living for that upcoming Holiday season.

*Coffee sold separately

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Dec
16
4:30 PM16:30

Yarn Wall Hangings December 16th

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Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their fun crafting supplies to Black Dog Coffee House on Sunday, September 23rd and December 16th for this Yarn Wall Hanging Class. Join us for a different take on the classic macramé wall hanging rage. Have fun with different colors and textures of yarn to match your style with this new wall hanging.

Come spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back creativity, enjoy time with friends or make some new ones, and top it all off, some special after hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living for that upcoming holiday season. 

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Jan
13
4:30 PM16:30

Statement Gold Bar Necklace January 13th

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Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their fun crafting supplies to Black Dog Coffee House on Sunday, October 21st and January 13th for this Gold Bar Necklace Class. Make a statement with this simplistic necklace. Come create a one of a kind piece of jewelry with an important date, name, or place that has meaning to you! Every time you wear this personalized necklace you'll be reminded of that special time, place, or person.

Come spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back creativity, enjoy time with friends or make some new ones, and top it all off, some special after hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living for that upcoming Holiday season. 

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Feb
10
4:30 PM16:30

Classy Canvas February 10th

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Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their fun crafting supplies to Black Dog Coffee House on Sunday, November 18th and February 10th for this Classy Canvas Class.We all need to be reminded how great we are, now have a piece of art to remind you everyday. Create a canvas with a phrase that will inspire you everyday to be the classy individual you are!

Come spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back creativity, enjoy time with friends or make some new ones, and top it all off, some special after hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living for that upcoming Holiday season. 

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Oct
21
4:30 PM16:30

Statement Gold Bar Necklace October 21st

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Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their fun crafting supplies to Black Dog Coffee House on Sunday, October 21st and January 13th for this Gold Bar Necklace Class. Make a statement with this simplistic necklace. Come create a one of a kind piece of jewelry with an important date, name, or place that has meaning to you! Every time you wear this personalized necklace you'll be reminded of that special time, place, or person.

Come spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back creativity, enjoy time with friends or make some new ones, and top it all off, some special after hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living for that upcoming Holiday season. 

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Sep
23
4:30 PM16:30

Yarn Wall Hangings September 23rd

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Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their fun crafting supplies to Black Dog Coffee House on Sunday, September 23rd and December 16th for this Yarn Wall Hanging Class. Join us for a different take on the classic macramé wall hanging rage. Have fun with different colors and textures of yarn to match your style with this new wall hanging.

Come spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back creativity, enjoy time with friends or make some new ones, and top it all off, some special after hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living for that upcoming holiday season. 

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Jul
22
4:30 PM16:30

Craft & Gather at | Black Dog Coffee House

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Spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back creating and caffeinating* then top it all off with some special after-hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living.

Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their fun crafting supplies to Black Dog Coffee House on Sunday, July 22nd. Sign up below and join us as we craft a custom succulent wooden wall art planter (shown above). These adorable pieces of wall art make the perfect gift or home accent. Each crafting kit also comes with a succulent** for you to plant! Don't worry, if you get stuck then Better to Gather artist, Laura Wemple will be on hand to help you come up with a design you'll love. 

* Coffee sold separately (try our iced coffee with a doh-doh aka. homemade doughnut!)
** Green thumb not included - It's your job to keep the plant alive after the class. LOL!

Class Registration is limited so please pre-register. Due to the limited space and supplies we'll have to turn away unregistered guests. We will close out registrations 2 days prior to class to provide ample time to prepare the crafting kits for all you awesome folks who register for class! Thank you for understanding.

Date: Sunday, July 22nd
Time: 4:30pm
Duration: max. 2hrs (but you'll probably finish in 1.5 and still have time to shop.)
Cost: $35
Location:  Black Dog Coffee House | 1528 North 24th St W

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May
6
4:30 PM16:30

POLAROID INSPIRED MAGNETS AT BLACK DOG COFFEE HOUSE

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Join us for some fun, laid back crafting in a great atmosphere with awesome coffee*.

Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their crafting supplies to Black Dog Coffee House Sunday, May 6th. so that we can make Polaroid inspired fridge magnets. 
We have made a few of these and they are such great conversation pieces in our kitchens. These playful magnets are super strong & are made with white flooring tiles & printed images. If you want to feature your own photos please see the special instructions below.** Otherwise you can choose from our stock photos and fun quotes with the help of an instructor from our creative Better to Gather staff!

Spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back making, enjoy time with friends or make some new ones, and top it all off with some special after hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living just in time for Mothers Day!

*Coffee sold separately
** photos must be at least 250dpi and at least 2"x2" (it's okay if they are bigger than this but not smaller.) email them in advance to laura@bettertogather.com Photo's not received by May 3rd will not be printed in time for class. If you aren't able to get them to us before this deadline you are free to print your own. The photo transfer will work best with matte paper and with photocopies of images rather then the real photos. Please do not send more then 6 photos per person.

Date: Sunday, May 6th
Time: 4:30pm
Cost: $35
Location:  Black Dog Coffee House | 1528 North 24th St W

Class Registration is limited so please pre-register. Due to the limited space and supplies we may have to turn away unregistered guests. Thank you for understanding.

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Apr
22
4:30 PM16:30

EMBROIDERY PENDANT CLASS AT BLACK DOG COFFEE HOUSE

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Join us for some fun, laid back crafting in a great atmosphere with awesome coffee*.

Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their embroidery supplies to Black Dog Coffee House Sunday, April 22nd. Make a custom embroidery sample that you will then turn into wearable art. These fashionable embroidery pendants are a fun way to add a conversational and on trend piece to your wardrobe. Choose colors that will work well with your personal style and customize your own creation with the help of an instructor from Better to Gather. 

Spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back making, enjoy time with friends or make some new ones, and top it all off with some special after hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living.

*Coffee sold separately

Date: Sunday, April 22nd
Time: 4:30pm
Cost: $35
Location:  Black Dog Coffee House | 1528 North 24th St W

Class Registration is limited so please pre-register. Due to the limited space and supplies we may have to turn away unregistered guests. Thank you for understanding.

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Apr
22
12:00 PM12:00

Spring Blooms

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Are you feeling the winter blues and need a little sunshine?   Well you've come to the right place.  Mac's Floral will help you create your own spring arrangement with the seasons best offerings.  Pick your palette and create away as you enjoy the sunshine and company of fellow flower lovers. 

You will take home your very own arrangement to enjoy at home along with some flower tips and tricks!  All supplies will be provided along with light refreshments!  We look forward to seeing you there!

Date: Sunday, April 22nd
Time: noon -to- 1:30pm
Cost: $65
Location:  Better To Gather Events, 2404 Montana Ave

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Mar
25
4:30 PM16:30

PAINTED SUCCULENT PLANTERS AT BLACK DOG COFFEE HOUSE

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Join us for some fun, laid back crafting in a great atmosphere with awesome coffee*.

Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their succulent planting supplies to Black Dog Coffee House Sunday, March 25th. Make a custom succulent planter to help brighten up your home during this intense winter with some color and living** greenery.  Each playful painted pot also comes with a succulent for you to plant in it! Choose between a few fun face inspired designs or truly customize your own creation with the help of an instructor from our creative Better to Gather staff!

Spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back making, enjoy time with friends or make some new ones, and top it all off with some special after hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living.

*Coffee sold separately
** It's your job to keep the plant alive after the class. If it dies you can always re-use the pot.

Class Registration is limited so please pre-register. Due to the limited space and supplies we may have to turn away unregistered guests. Thank you for understanding.

Date: Sunday, March 25th
Time: 4:30pm
Cost: $30
Location:  Black Dog Coffee House | 1528 North 24th St W

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Mar
11
4:00 PM16:00

Painted Succulent Planters At Black Dog Coffee House

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Join us for some fun, laid back crafting in a great atmosphere with awesome coffee*.

Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their succulent planting supplies to Black Dog Coffee House Sunday, March 11th. Make a custom succulent planter to help brighten up your home during this intense winter with some color and living** greenery.  Each playful painted pot also comes with a succulent for you to plant in it! Choose between a few fun face inspired designs or truly customize your own creation with the help of an instructor from our creative Better to Gather staff!

Spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back making, enjoy time with friends or make some new ones, and top it all off with some special after hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living.

*Coffee sold separately
** It's your job to keep the plant alive after the class. If it dies you can always re-use the pot.

Class Registration is limited so please pre-register. Due to the limited space and supplies we may have to turn away unregistered guests. Thank you for understanding.

Date: Sunday, March 11th
Time: 4pm
Cost: $30
Location:  Black Dog Coffee House | 1528 North 24th St W

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Feb
11
4:00 PM16:00

Cork Cozy Class @ Black Dog Coffee House

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Join us for some fun, laid back crafting in a great atmosphere with awesome coffee*.

Joy of Living has invited Better to Gather to bring their cork cozy supplies to Black Dog Coffee House Monday, February 11th. Make a custom drink sleeve** to help keep your drink piping hot while keeping your hands comfortably warm. Each cozy also comes with a mason jar and drinking lid for the perfect reusable travel mug! Choose between a variety of cork colors and decorating methods to truly customize your creation!

Spend the afternoon with us and enjoy some laid back making, enjoy time with friends or make some new, and top it all off with some special after hours shopping privileges at Joy of Living.

*Coffee sold separately
**Drink sleeve will fit either the provided mason jar or soda/beer can

Date: Sunday, February 11th
Time: 4pm
Cost: $30
Location:  Black Dog Coffee House | 1528 North 24th St W

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Dec
19
6:00 PM18:00

Lava Rock Necklace

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Find yourself needing a boost during the day? Have a stressful meeting, presentation, or test on the horizon and want something to help calm the nerves? Wanting to add a little something to that fun and flirty look? Make this stylish lava rock necklace that doubles as an essential oil diffuser and always have the right scent to set the mood for whatever life throws your way.

In this class, you'll learn some basic hammered wire and wire wrapping techniques to complete this project in your choice of metals: copper, silver, or gold. There will also be several colors of lava stones available as well. You'll also receive a few essential oil samples to start you on your way into oil diffusing.

Date: December 19th
Time: 6pm
Teacher: Ashley Michel
Cost: $37

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Dec
5
6:00 PM18:00

Arm Knit Scarf

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In this class, you'll learn to create a warm, yet light and airy looking scarf, using nothing but yarn and your arms! This style scarf is not only sure to delight, but is a quick project that you can make up in a hurry for your last minute gift giving needs.

Date: December 5th, 2017
Time: 6pm
Teacher: Laura Wemple
Cost: $38

If you have a preferred color, please indicate that in the comments section at check out. We will do our best to accommodate, but can not guarantee that your desired color will be available.

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Dec
1
6:00 PM18:00

Antler Tip Necklace

CLASS POSTPONED

Due to an emergency situation, this class will be rescheduled for a later date. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding!

Gilded objects are so on trend this season! What could be more perfectly fashionable and Montanan then the beauty of a shed antler? Show off this raw beauty and enhance your wardrobe. This statement necklace is sure to be your new favorite accessory! You are gonna love making this craft just as much as you love showing it off!

Date: December 1st
Time: 6pm
Teacher: Alyssa Vandersloot
Cost: $36

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Nov
30
6:00 PM18:00

Woven Pictures

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Who doesn't love the latest woven wall hanging trend? Add a new decoration to your holiday cheer! Come learn how to take the art of weaving to a fun and whimsical level. Not only is it simple to do but the ideas are endless, holiday related or not.

Date: November 30th
Time: 6pm
Teacher: Laura Wemple
Cost: $27

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Nov
28
6:00 PM18:00

Montana Pendant

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Class to be rescheduled!

This class will not be held Tuesday, November 28 as scheduled, due to an emergency situation. We will be rescheduling soon!

 

It's no surprise that these home state pendants are a huge hit! Design a pendant that boasts about the last best place. Choose what stamped design will mark your hometown or heart's home, create some cool texture and patina, assemble your charm into a necklace, and wear with pride.

Date: November 28th
Time: 6pm
Teacher: Alyssa Vandersloot
Cost: $37
 

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Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Wood Burned Chargers

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Fall is in the air! It's the time of year, where we start thinking about holiday plans, great food and large gatherings.

Let us help you with your decorating plans! Join us for a fun intro to wood burning class. Learn the basics as you create a set of 4 custom wood chargers, adding that little something special to your table settings this season. People will be amazed when you say that you made them yourself!

This class is being taught by Melissa Burns, the artist behind Girl Wood. See some of her work here: https://www.facebook.com/GirlWood/

Date: November 9th, 2017
Time: 6:00pm
Teacher: Melissa Burns
Cost: ON SALE for $35! (Regularly $40)

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Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Montana String Art

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Show your Montana pride with a custom piece of string art! 

Enjoy a bit of Cat/Griz good natured rivalry, or show a little love for your home town while you learn how to create a design, layout the nails, and fill the design in with string to create a 3D string painting. 

There will be several great designs to choose from! Please indicate your selection when registering for your class!

Date: November 8th, 2017
Time: 6pm
Teacher: Cassie Jensen
Cost: $40

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May
15
6:00 PM18:00

Montana String Art

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Show your Montana pride with a custom piece of string art! 

Enjoy a bit of Cat/Griz good natured rivalry, or show a little love for your home town while you learn how to create a design, layout the nails, and fill the design in with string to create a 3D string painting. 

There will be several great designs to choose from! Please indicate your selection when registering for your class!

Date: May 15th, 2017
Time: 6pm
Teacher: Cassie Jensen
Cost: $45

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Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

The Craft of Storytelling: Setting: the Spaces and Place in Story

The Craft of Storytelling

What makes a novel good? A good story. How do you make a story good? With good narration and description, intentions and obstacles, setting, character development, dialogue, and story structure. Bestselling author Elisa Lorello will give you the tools you need to craft an idea into a novel. This course is for writers interested in commercial genre novels. 

Elisa Lorello is the author of seven novels and one memoir, including the internationally bestselling Faking ItOrdinary World, and She Has Your Eyes. She has sold a combined 500,000 units worldwide, including multiple translations. Lorello also taught writing at the college level for twelve years, and has facilitated private classes and workshops of topics in creative writing and publishing since 2010. She was a guest speaker at WriteNow! Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2012 and 2014 and a panelist at the Book Expo of America in 2015. She lives in Billings, Montana.

Classes may be taken individually or as a complete workshop.

$49.99 per class, or pay $199.99 for the complete workshop-- it's like getting two classes for free!

Minimum of 3 students per class.

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Apr
18
7:00 PM19:00

The Craft of Storytelling: Dialogue, the Audial Story

The Craft of Storytelling

What makes a novel good? A good story. How do you make a story good? With good narration and description, intentions and obstacles, setting, character development, dialogue, and story structure. Bestselling author Elisa Lorello will give you the tools you need to craft an idea into a novel. This course is for writers interested in commercial genre novels. 

Elisa Lorello is the author of seven novels and one memoir, including the internationally bestselling Faking ItOrdinary World, and She Has Your Eyes. She has sold a combined 500,000 units worldwide, including multiple translations. Lorello also taught writing at the college level for twelve years, and has facilitated private classes and workshops of topics in creative writing and publishing since 2010. She was a guest speaker at WriteNow! Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2012 and 2014 and a panelist at the Book Expo of America in 2015. She lives in Billings, Montana.

Classes may be taken individually or as a complete workshop.

$49.99 per class, or pay $199.99 for the complete workshop-- it's like getting two classes for free!

Minimum of 3 students per class.

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Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

The Craft of Storytelling: Character Development: the Heart of Story

The Craft of Storytelling

What makes a novel good? A good story. How do you make a story good? With good narration and description, intentions and obstacles, setting, character development, dialogue, and story structure. Bestselling author Elisa Lorello will give you the tools you need to craft an idea into a novel. This course is for writers interested in commercial genre novels. 

Elisa Lorello is the author of seven novels and one memoir, including the internationally bestselling Faking ItOrdinary World, and She Has Your Eyes. She has sold a combined 500,000 units worldwide, including multiple translations. Lorello also taught writing at the college level for twelve years, and has facilitated private classes and workshops of topics in creative writing and publishing since 2010. She was a guest speaker at WriteNow! Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2012 and 2014 and a panelist at the Book Expo of America in 2015. She lives in Billings, Montana

Classes may be taken individually or as a complete workshop.

$49.99 per class, or pay $199.99 for the complete workshop-- it's like getting two classes for free!

Minimum of 3 students per class.

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Apr
6
to Apr 27

Poem-A-Day Challenge

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Celebrate National Poetry Month with a challenge: write a poem a day. To help inspire your poetic fire, poets Danell Jones and Anna Paige are offering a Poem-A-Day workshop designed to ignite your poetic creativity. 

Danell and Anna will challenge you to try to write a poem—a draft of a poem, a fragment of poetry, or even just an idea for a poem—every day of the month. The Poem-a-Day workshop kick-offs with a free instructional workshop on Saturday, April 1 from 1-3PM at This House of Books (224 N. Broadway). Paid classes continue on Thursdays, April 6, 13, 20, and 27 at Better To Gather, 2404 Montana Avenue. Poetry prompts for paid participants will be emailed daily. Weekly workshop will give participants a chance to share work, practice poetic techniques, and receive feedback and guidance on poems. 

Cost for the workshop $145, and attendees do not have to be located in Billings to participate online. Out-of-town attendees will receive the daily prompt and can send in up to three poems a week for feedback. Cost for the online only workshop is $99.

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About the Instructors

Danell Jones’s poetry, fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in numerous publications. She is the author of the poetry chapbook Desert Elegies, from Finishing Line Press, and The Virginia Woolf Writers’ Workshop: Seven Lessons to Inspire Great Writing.

Anna Paige is a poet and educator and co-founder of Billings Area Literary Arts, created from a desire to connect writers to one another and grow the literary community of Billings. Anna is a fomer Montana Slam Grand Champion and has been honored as Best Spoken Word Artist by the Magic City Music Awards in 2012 and 2014 - 2016.

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Apr
4
7:00 PM19:00

The Craft of Storytelling: Story Structure, the Scaffolding of Story

The Craft of Storytelling

What makes a novel good? A good story. How do you make a story good? With good narration and description, intentions and obstacles, setting, character development, dialogue, and story structure. Bestselling author Elisa Lorello will give you the tools you need to craft an idea into a novel. This course is for writers interested in commercial genre novels. 

Elisa Lorello is the author of seven novels and one memoir, including the internationally bestselling Faking ItOrdinary World, and She Has Your Eyes. She has sold a combined 500,000 units worldwide, including multiple translations. Lorello also taught writing at the college level for twelve years, and has facilitated private classes and workshops of topics in creative writing and publishing since 2010. She was a guest speaker at WriteNow! Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2012 and 2014 and a panelist at the Book Expo of America in 2015. She lives in Billings, Montana.

Classes may be taken individually or as a complete workshop.

$49.99 per class, or pay $199.99 for the complete workshop-- it's like getting two classes for free!

Minimum of 3 students per class.

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Mar
28
7:00 PM19:00

The Craft of Storytelling: Intention and Obstacle, the Backbone of Story

The Craft of Storytelling

What makes a novel good? A good story. How do you make a story good? With good narration and description, intentions and obstacles, setting, character development, dialogue, and story structure. Bestselling author Elisa Lorello will give you the tools you need to craft an idea into a novel. This course is for writers interested in commercial genre novels. 

Elisa Lorello is the author of seven novels and one memoir, including the internationally bestselling Faking ItOrdinary World, and She Has Your Eyes. She has sold a combined 500,000 units worldwide, including multiple translations. Lorello also taught writing at the college level for twelve years, and has facilitated private classes and workshops of topics in creative writing and publishing since 2010. She was a guest speaker at WriteNow! Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2012 and 2014 and a panelist at the Book Expo of America in 2015. She lives in Billings, Montana.

Classes may be taken individually or as a complete workshop.

$49.99 per class, or pay $199.99 for the complete workshop-- it's like getting two classes for free!

Minimum of 3 students per class.

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Mar
21
to Apr 19

The Craft of Storytelling: Narration and Description: the Visual Story

The Craft of Storytelling

What makes a novel good? A good story. How do you make a story good? With good narration and description, intentions and obstacles, setting, character development, dialogue, and story structure. Bestselling author Elisa Lorello will give you the tools you need to craft an idea into a novel. This course is for writers interested in commercial genre novels. 

Elisa Lorello is the author of seven novels and one memoir, including the internationally bestselling Faking ItOrdinary World, and She Has Your Eyes. She has sold a combined 500,000 units worldwide, including multiple translations. Lorello also taught writing at the college level for twelve years, and has facilitated private classes and workshops of topics in creative writing and publishing since 2010. She was a guest speaker at WriteNow! Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2012 and 2014 and a panelist at the Book Expo of America in 2015. She lives in Billings, Montana.

Classes may be taken individually or as a complete workshop.

$49.99 per class, or pay $199.99 for the complete workshop-- it's like getting two classes for free!

Minimum of 3 students per class.

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Feb
23
7:00 PM19:00

Channeling the Feminine Divine: A Workshop of Self-Discovery

Tap into your inner goddess and create a connection to the divine in this workshop of self-discovery. Create meaningful change in your daily habits as you learn about feminine archetypes through the Greek Goddesses Athena, Aphrodite, Artemis, and Persephone.

In this course, led by creative writers and spiritual consultants Ashley Warren and Anna Paige, you will be introduced to the strengths of each goddess and how to apply those characteristics to modern life. Using guided meditation and writing exercises, you will connect to your inner goddess and the divine feminine within.

The course includes a special Vintage Apothecary Goddess Oil blend. 
LOCATION: Better to Gather Events at 2404 Montana Ave.
DATE: February 23

TIME: 7-8:30PM
COST: $35

What should I bring?: yourself, a pen and a journal.

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Dec
19
6:00 PM18:00

Gift Tags

Prepping for the holidays can be taxing. Come relax a little with us, while making one of those often forgotten gift elements: gift tags!

This class is aimed at enjoying a relaxing evening of doodling and decorating. Bring a bottle of wine, and sit back and take a minute to enjoy time with friends and family as you learn a few fun Christmas doodles and paper crafting techniques while getting all your gift tags finished.

Teacher: Katherine Jore
Date: Dec 19th
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: $25

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Dec
15
6:00 PM18:00

Alcohol Inks

Bring new life and color into your day with alcohol inks!

In this class, you will learn various techniques for applying alcohol inks to surfaces in order to make even the most mundane object a piece of beauty worthy to be displayed! Play with different colors, layering techniques and more to create a fantastic necklace with leather or lace accents! Not only are alcohol inks great for jewelry, but you can use them in a variety of other ways as well. Need an interesting background for a card or scrapbook page you're making? Use alcohol inks! Want to design an interesting colored metal plaque or sculpture? Use alcohol inks! This class is the place to dip your toe into this fantastic and versatile medium.

Teacher: Alyssa Vandersloot
Date: December 15th
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: $35

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Dec
12
6:00 PM18:00

Monogram Clay Ornaments

Create a keepsake that will have people wondering how it was done!

Learn some basic embroidery or cross stitch techniques in this fun and different take on the cross stitching craze! See how easy it is to create a stunning piece or art that you can enjoy year after year. Use this ornament for your own tree, as a gift for friends, or even as a gift tag!

Please note that this class is a little more time intensive and may extend a little past the normal 2 hour class time.

Teacher: Ashley Michel
Date: December 12th
Time: 6:00 pm
Cost: $25

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Dec
7
6:00 PM18:00

Icicle Ornaments

Get the look of icicles without worrying about the melt! 

This ornament class will introduce you to the art of reshaping plastic. It's a fun technique that can be used to recycle old bottles and containers into a variety of shapes. In this class, you'll be focusing on an icicle shape. You'll leave with a fun set of ornaments that you can use to decorate your tree, use as stocking stuffers, decorate gifts with, use for those office parties where you're uncertain about a gift, and much more!

So come, learn a great recycling technique, and add a little sparkle to your tree with some beautiful handmade icicle ornaments!

Teacher: Katherine Jore
Date: Dec 7th
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: $25

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