LEWISTON, Idaho – A culinary class on scotch, a day trip to the Palouse Letterpress Museum, and making a poinsettia centerpiece highlight the new offerings for the fall semester non-credit personal enrichment classes offered by Lewis-Clark State College’s Continuing Education & Community Events program.
This fall’s offerings in the Lewis-Clark Valley, Grangeville and Orofino feature a theme of “Fuel Your Soul.” A list of the classes can be found online or through the catalog, which recently was published. Pre-registration is required for the classes and can be done online at the web address above or by calling 208-792-2447. Class prices vary and class sizes are limited.
The course “Scotch: The land, the sea * the cuisine” features instructors Bill and Aaron Jollymore discussing the difference between whiskey, bourbon and scotch, and the proper ways to serve them. The course examines the different regions that produce scotch and the food pairings to enhance the experience. The class is Oct. 14 at 3-5 p.m. and has a $50 fee.
The tour of the Palouse Letterpress Museum in Palouse, Wash., is Sept. 16 at 8 a.m.-2 p.m. The museum has equipment that was used in a typical newspaper and print shop from the late 1800s through 1979. The tour features experimenting with printing on an 1896 press. The fee is $40, which includes roundtrip transportation from Lewiston.
The Leather Poinsettia Centerpiece class will show how to transform flat pre-cut leather pieces into a three-dimensional centerpiece for the Christmas table during the holidays. The two-day class will be held Nov. 11 at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and then will wrap up Nov. 12 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $227.
Other new classes include “The Art of Needle Felting”, “Highlights of London, Edinburgh & Ireland” and “Clearing the Fog of Federal Contracting.”
For more information on the classes, contact one of the following LCSC Continuing Education Offices: Lewiston 208-792-2447, Grangeville 208-983-2164, or Orofino 208-476-5731.