New Classes at Rowanwood Farm and a Llama Hike!!!

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Here are some new classes offered at Rowanwood Farm this summer!

-Nature Art at The Farm

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: $65 plus $20 Supply fee

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

June 30, July 7, July 14th, July 21st

 

-Llama Life Drawing

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: $65 plus $20 Supply fee

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

June 30, July 7, July 14th, July 21st

 

Llama Hike and Painting Class at McLaughlin Vineyard

 

This is an event out like no other!!!

Imagine…taking a rare breed miniature llama for a guided hike on the beautiful trails
at the McLaughlin Vineyard in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

Imagine…walking leisurely for about two hours along a mild path, in a beautiful pine forest, along the river through a Bald Eagle Sanctuary,
 bordering a thousand acre State Forest.

Join us at the vineyard for the afternoon and to go on an adventurous llama hike with the beautiful llamas of Rowanwood Farm then return from you hike and purchase a bottle of the areas finest wine to sip while Kate Gorham of The Golden Button instructs you how to create your very own llama painting to bring home! We will supply you with llamas, snacks, and all you need to create an acrylic painting on canvas of a llama!

Note: Children must be at least twelve or older, you must be 21 or older to purchase wine

(Bring comfortable shoes, water, bug spray, sunscreen, camera and so forth.)

Sunday June 29th at 1 PM

Hike through the beautiful forest with these beautiful creatures then return to the vineyard to relax under tents and enjoys a snack and a drink from vineyard and create a painting!

(please contact us if you have any questions!) Call to save a space. Space is very limited. You may pay for tickets in advance!

Cost is $65 for the day!!!!

www.goldenbuttonshop.com

(203) 910-9948

 

 

 

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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Little Kids Art

Here are some things I want to share….

Here are a few shots from last weekends birthday party.

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Want a great birthday party? Contact The Golden Button!  We will come to your location or we can offer you a fun and reasonably prices location for your next event. All kinds of arts and crafts projects and themes to pick from!

❤ Here is a photo of me at Rowanwood Farm yesterday with the llamas ❤

In my new Paper Clouds Apparel Shirt

Made by one of my old students Evelyn for a fundraiser for Team Rachel!!!

Paper Clouds Apparel is a GREAT organization check them out!!!!

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and here are some great photos from Little Kids Art on the Farm!!!!

New Classes coming soon!!!! So Excited!

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This Week at The Golden Button

The Golden Button will be open tomorrow (Tuesday, July 9th) from 11-5 PM.

There is so much going on this week!

There are still a few spaces left in this weeks Little Kids Camp….

  • Week Two- Fairies and Gnomes! (Ages 3-5)

From 3-3:45 PM Little kids get to make fun projects too!!! Make fairy accessories, gnome houses, make a toadstool, practice drawing, and much much more!

Little Kid Camp meets July 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th

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This camp is FULL…

  • Week Two- Fantasy Camp (Ages 8 and up)

This mini camp is for kids who love fantasy. Learn how to draw fantastic creatures, dragons, fairies, gnomes and much more. Then make a beautiful whimsical painting and create toadstools, and much much more! This is going to be fun!

Fantasy Camp meets July 9th, 10th , 11th and 12th  from 5-6 PM

 

Next week is Paper Mache Camp… Which is currently full. 

There are spaces in other summer camps!

 

  • This Wednesday evening is Needle Felting Owls (Large ones… the size of a real Screech Owl)
  • This Friday we begin our Mommy and Mini Classes
  • and this Sunday is Needle Felting Goats or Llamas!

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Please visit our Facebook page for updates and check our Needle Felting page and our Summer 2013 page for other classes and workshops!!

Closed for the week of the 4th!

The Golden Button will be closed next week for vacation.

You may still contact us by phone (203) 910-9948 and email (goldenbuttonshop.com).

If you would like to shop by appointment call to set up a time.

We will reopen Tuesday July 9th at 11 AM. Have a beautiful wonderful week!!!!

 

We have lots and lots of wonderful classes coming up! Sign up now (Many Mini Summer Camps are already full!)

There are 4 spaces left in Needle Felting “Giant” Owls. (They are the size of Screech Owls) and spaces in our New Mommy and Mini classes on Fridays in July.

Needle Felting: Owls

Wednesday, July 10th from 6:30-9:30 PM

Cost is $45 (save $5 if you bring your own needles and foam)

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We are also offering a Summer Felting Forum:

Come and needle with a community of fellow felters. Guidance offered.  For $10 Bring your own project to work on (the 2nd item in a kit that you haven’t gotten to yet or an original design, perhaps?) or for an additional $15-$20 purchase a new kit to begin with guidance. 6:30pm-9ish? Remember to bring your needles and foam and anything you’ve created to share. 

Needle Felting: Goats or Llamas

Sunday, July 14th 1-3:30 PM

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

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Needle Felting: Raccoons

Sunday, August 25th 1-3:00 PM

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

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Mommy and Mini Classes

Fridays are Mommy and Mini classes at The Golden Button. We will meet from 12:30- 1:00 PM in July. 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!

Cost is $40 for 4 weeks July 12, 19, 26th and August 2nd.

Space is limited call (203) 910-9948 or email goldenbuttonshop@yahoo.com to hold a space.

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