This week at The Golden Button!

Pop in Wednesday afternoon between 1 and 5 for Drop In Art!

 

We are getting ready for Small Business Saturday! Join us for hot cocoa, snacks,  arts & crafts, and huge sales on Miss Kate’s paintings, fox scarves, and nutcracker dolls!

-Holiday Art: Drop in Hours! Friday, November 27th drop in between 11-5 PM

Create Winter wonderland Glitter (Putz ) Houses, Paint Ornaments, Create gifts and more!

-Small Business Saturday! Come support small businesses!!!! Saturday, November 28th drop in between noon-5 pm

Pop in for a little Art and Celebration! We will be open for you and your kids to create! Have some hot chocolate and get in the mood to celebrate! Huge sale on Miss Kate’s Paintings, fox scarves and more!!!! They make great holiday gifts! Create Winter wonderland Glitter (Putz ) Houses, Paint Ornaments, create gifts and more between noon-5 PM

 

Don’t forget to sign up for December classes! Lots of sewing, gift making and paint nights!

 

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Monday, February 16th!

Hi Guys!!!! Don’t forget… The Golden Button will be open tomorrow for Drop in Art!!!!

Join us on Monday (February 16th) for DROP IN ART: between 11-4 PM:
Mixed Media Art/ 3d/ paintings $12 per canvas All ages welcome!!! Lots of fun options!!!!

(That means lots of fun things to glue and trace and draw and paint and some very special little treasures to create beautiful and fun artwork!)
See you then.

 

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*March and April are booking up fast for Birthday Parties and events!!! Please contact us to book your event in March, April and May!


 We would like to announce the winner of our Animals in Scarves giveaway!!!!……

All names from valentines sent to The Golden Button, Shares on Facebook and people who visited The Golden Button, were put into a big bucket… and the name that was drawn is…..

****TINA CAPELLINI!!!! YEAH!!!!! Tina will be invited to pick out her choice of paintings from the remaining pieces in the collection!!!!

And since we love all of you… we couldn’t stop at one painting…

So the following people were drawn to receive their choice of small animal paintings!  Each of these people will be invited to pick out one of the smaller animal paintings (The ones that were displayed in the case at The Woodbury Library)

****CARRIE SINGER 

****SHIRIN PAGELS

and ****MOLLY TATE

There was one more drawn that we are still doing investigative research to decode… It was a child. We have some leads. 🙂

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Happy Holidays!

Hello there! Happy Holidays from The Golden Button!!!!! 

We will be on vacation this week!!!! Please visit our class and event pages to see what is happening next week!

We will be back on Friday!!! January 2nd!  Please call, email or message us on Facebook to save a space in one of our great new classes and workshops!!!!

 

New classes beginning Friday include…… Hand Sewing, Woodland Art and Adult Paint Night! (BYOB!)

Also… contact us to book your parties for January and February!


 

Thanks you to everyone who came to The Golden Button to create art and have fun! Hope to see you in 2015!!!!!  Don’t forget we moved to South Pomperaug Ave in Woodbury, Connecticut!!!!

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New Classes!

Here are some new classes you may be interested in!


 

Needle Felting Classes

There have been some adjustments to dates of classes at the Golden Button
Here they are in RED:

At The Golden Button Classes will be held on Sunday afternoons from 1-4pm in our new spacious studio at 122 South Pomperaug Avenue in Woodbury, Ct. Here are the dates and topics;


-Sunday September21st Woodpeckers; Cost $40. Makes one 6″ woodpecker suitable for hanging on a wall.

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-Sunday October 26th Witch or Wizard; Cost $40 each. Make one in class and a second of the same at home.
-Sunday November 16th Choose to make a deer, moose or camel. Cost $40 Camel makes one, deer and moose kits make two.
-Thursday December 4th assorted ornaments.  Cost $40 Make 3 different ornaments
-Sunday December 7th choose from angels, Gnomes or Santas. Cost $45. Make one in class & another of the same at home
   Always Save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!

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At the Golden Button Shop
On Select Thursdays at 6:30-9:30 pm this Fall make your own Creche
Thursday October 2 Mary, Joseph, and Baby ($45)
Thursday October 9th Shepherds and sheep ($45)
Thursday October 30th Angels ($45)
Thursday November 6th 3 Kings ($45)
Thursday December 4th Donkey or Camel ($35)
   Always Save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!


 

Tomorrow at 11 AM Join us for Little Kids Art!!!!! or DROP IN for Art in the afternoon! Anytime between 1 and 4 PM! $15 Per person!)

-Little Kids Art
Mondays from 11:00-11:45 AM
September 15, 22, and 29th and October, 6th.

Little children have fun explore different art mediums and creating art! All materials are safe and appropriate for little hands! We will create some art supplies in class! All ages are welcome. Parents, grandparents, babysitters may join!
Cost: $65 plus $12 supply fee

-Drop in Art Time
Mondays drop in between 1-4 PM
September 8,15,22, and 29th
Each week we will have a different set of supplies for a different project. (You do not need to call ahead)

Cost is $15 per person (All ages are welcome)


 

-Autumn Landscape Painting at Bent of the River

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(Class meets at Bent of the River on East Flat Hill Rd. in Southbury)

Wednesday, September 24th, October 1st, 8th and 15th

at about 5:45 PM to about 7:30 PM or till it starts to get dark!

During Autumn in New England journey outside to see the colors begin to change. As the air gets crisp and everything turns…. join us to create some beautiful landscape paintings. Focus on colors and textures and the light on the trees. Beginners are welcome to create beautiful acrylic landscape paintings with Kate Gorham from The Golden Button!

Cost is $80 plus $30 supply fee. Drop in for just one class $34 (includes supply fee)

I Love Llamas <3 and New Classes on the Farm

This weekend was super busy….

I spent Saturday at Stamford Museum and Nature Center with my friend AJ from Rowanwood Farm and her lovely Llamas.

960x540-1I’m not going to lie…. I have every six year olds dream life!  I spent Saturday eating cotton candy and playing with kids and llamas. Here is a photo of Me (Miss Kate)  on the Stamford Advocate website. with Lucky above and Moon below!

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If you would like to meet some of these llamas…. You are in luck! Here are some new classes I am teaching at their home, Rowanwood Farm in Sandy Hook! Sign up now Space is Limited!

 

New Classes in Sandy Hook

The Golden Button is partnering  with local businesses to share more workshops and classes with the community!

 You can find us at Rowanwood Farm in Sandy Hook, at CAST Preschool in Woodbury and at Bent of the River in Southbury! Classes are forming now!!!

Here are some new classes…..

You are invited to join The Golden Button at Rowanwood Farm this Spring for some extremely fun and special classes and experiences!!!!

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-Mommy and Me on the Farm (Monday)

Lots of fun on the farm! Explore and create fun new things and get your hands dirty! Miss Kate will be helping you and your children to create! All ages are welcome!

Class meets on Mondays at 3:00 PM

Bring a snack and drink to have at the farm if you want!!! Parents, grandparents or babysitters are encouraged to join in the fun! Wear old clothes!!!

See baby goats, llamas and enjoy being outside while we do some really fun artwork!!!

When: Class begins on June 2, 9, 16, 23rd

Time: at 3:00 PM to 3:45 ish

Cost: $60 plus a $12 supply fee

Sign up now! Space is limited!

 

-Nature Art

Create some beautiful nature art at Rowanwood Farm!

Using both repurposed and found objects to create beautiful sculptures and installations in nature!!!! Create wind chimes, nature sculptures, and garden sculptures! Were going to get messy!

Ages: 4 and up

Cost: $75 plus $12 Supply fee

When: Class Meets Mondays 4:30 PM  5:20 PM

June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 th

 

-Llama Life Drawing

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Come face to face with beautiful llamas and goats and get to draw them!!!!! We will use all sorts of materials to create drawings and paintings from real life animals!!!!

This is an experience you won’t soon forget!

Ages: 6 and up

Cost: $75 plus $15 Supply fee

When: Class Meets Mondays 5:30 PM  6:20 PM

June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 th

-Little Kids Art on The Farm

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Little Kids get to have fun on the farm! Explore and create fun new things and get your hands dirty! Miss Kate will be helping your children to create! All ages are welcome!

Class meets on Wednesdays at 11:30 AM

Bring a snack and drink to have at the farm if you want!!! Parents, grandparents or babysitters are encouraged to join in the fun! Wear old clothes!!!

See baby goats, llamas and enjoy being outside while we do some really fun artwork!!!

When: Class begins on June 4, 11, 18, and 25th

Time: at 11:30 AM to 12:20ish

Cost: $60 plus a $12 supply fee

Sign up now! Space is limited!

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Christmas Time

Last Minute Rush Paintings….Will be ready to pick up on Christmas Eve at The Golden Button!! Must order them before December 19th!

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The Golden Button will be open late this Thursday and Friday! Thursday we will be having a Needle Felting Class with Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals. Sign up and you may choose to create a Polar Bear, a Penguin or a Santa!!!

Cost is $35 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam!)

Time: 6:30 to 9 ish PM

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And…

There is still time for local shopping and ornament making at The Golden Button!!!

All ages are welcome to drop into The Golden Button to create beautiful wooden ornaments that will last for years to come! Wear a smock or old shirt! Lots of fun!!!

Cost is $12 for 3 ornaments.  From noon to 5 PM

WednesdayDecember 18th

Thursday, December 19th

Friday, December 20th

Saturday, December 21st

Sunday, December 22nd

Monday, December 23rd

Tuesday December 24th (noon to 4 PM)

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New classes, workshops and events at The Golden Button!!

OH HELLO! It has been an extremely busy couple of weeks around here! I have been promising to post some of the upcoming events at The Golden Button… So here is a bunch and there are more to come…..

New classes, workshops and events at The Golden Button!!

 

  • Machine Sewing Classes

 

Pull your machine out and learn how to sew! Maura Bergman is teaching basic and beginner sewing.  Class starts on Wednesday, November 27th at 11 AM! Bring your machine and manual and Maura will guide you through learning how to sew! Basic sewing, creating a project, and simple patterns! Great for beginners or people who have not sewn in years!

 

Class meets Wednesday, November 27th, December 4th, and December 11th at 11 AM at The Golden Button! Cost is $75

 

We will pick a project to work on during class!

 

 

  • Crocheting Basics!

 

Learn how to crochet!!! In the first class learn several stitches and practice! Then create a beautiful scarf in the next two classes! You will have a beautiful warm winter scarf to keep for yourself or give as a gift!

This class begins on Tuesday, November 26th, December 3rd and December 10th! At 6:30 PM

Cost is $50 plus $10 supply fee.  (Supply fee does not including the cost of the yarn for your finished scarf! Discounts on yarn during class session or you can bring your own!)

 

 

 

 

  • Kids Thanksgiving Center Pieces!

 

Sign up to create a beautiful holiday centerpiece! Children will create an amazing turkey sculpture to decorate your Thanksgiving table! Cost is $15 per centerpiece! All ages are welcome but some younger children will need help to finish their project!

 

Call, email or drop in to request a turkey! Turkey sculpture bases are made in advance for each child!  We cannot guarantee you a turkey sculpture base if you do not sign up in advance!

 

Friday November 22nd, Saturday, November 23rd, and Sunday November 24th from 11 AM to 4 PM!

 

 

 

  • Getting ready for the Holidays at The Golden Button!

Visit us to get beautiful locally handmade items and gifts! We have everything you need to stuff a stocking or find a special thoughtful gift while supporting local artists this holiday season! Order your custom paintings for the holidays and remember everything we sell is local and handmade and sometimes one of a kind!!!

 

  • Visit us on Small Business Saturday!!!!! November 30th! From 10-5 PM

Giveaways, sales, new items, treats, ornament making, and much more!!!! Shop local support handmade!!!!

  • Ornament Making is back!!!!!!!!!!!

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All ages are welcome to drop into The Golden Button to create beautiful wooden ornaments that will last for years to come! Wear a smock or old shirt! Lots of fun!!!

Cost is $12 for 3 ornaments.  From noon to 5 PM

November 29th! (From 11-3 PM)

November 30th! (From 11-4 PM)

Sunday, December 1st

Wednesday, December 11th

Thursday, December 12th

Friday, December 13th

Saturday, December 14th

Sunday, December 15th  (noon to 4 PM)

Wednesday, December 18th

Thursday, December 19th

Friday, December 20th

Saturday, December 21st

Sunday, December 22nd

Monday, December 23rd

Tuesday December 24th (noon to 4 PM)

  • Make your own Holiday Gifts!!!

Kids ages 5 and up can create special gifts for everyone in their family!!!  Wednesday nights 4th 11th and 18th in December!

Time 5:00 to 6:15 PM

Cost is $55 we will make 4 different types of gifts!!!

(Supply fee is $16)

Shopping at The Golden Button

The Golden Button specializes in local and handmade items. There are over 45 artists who sell their items at this tiny little shop in historical South Britain! When creating updates and posts we sometimes forget that the people reading this may not know that we sell items as well as offer classes and workshops!!!!

Here are some of our beautiful, locally made items!!!! Please consider supporting local shops and local artists when purchasing gifts and items for yourself and others!

We are getting ready for Fall! Lots of beautiful Linen bags, pottery, head bands, hand dyed, hand spun fibers, beautiful soaps, shirts, jewelry and much more!!!!

 

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Classes, Events, and Sharks

There are still spaces in these Classes:

 

  • Mommy and Mini Classes

Fridays in September: 20th, 27th, October 4th and 11th from 1:00 to 1:30 PM
Cost is $40
Fridays are Mommy and Mini classes at The Golden Button. We will meet from 1:00 to 1:30 PM. everyone is welcome… All activities are appropriate for baby, toddlers, and little ones. (All materials are non-toxic and safe for love bugs) You are welcome to bring a booster seat or just sit with your little one. We will explore lots of colors and textures with fun and safe materials! A little messy but a lot of fun!

  • Little Kids Art (ages 3 to 5 years old)

Fridays in September: 20th, 27th, October 4th and 11th from 2:00 to 2:45 PM
Cost is $50 plus a $10 supply fee
Little kids explore autumn through art! Create giant leaves, make a tree, print with wood, create Fall Jewelry, mix colors and make paintings. Lots of fun!!!!!

 

  • Needle Felting Sharks or other Fish!!!!

Sunday, September 22nd from 2-4 PM at The Golden Button!
Rachel Gerowe of Red Barn Originals will teach you how to create a shark or fish sculpture out of wool! Cost is $35 (save $5 if you bring your own wool and needles!!)

 

The Golden Button will be at Bent of The River  this Saturday from 2-6 PM for the Bent Fest!!! Come see us!!!

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