October 18 — Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College faculty member Brian Fields and Homer Pigman of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife will give a free workshop covering the issues our area in having with bears from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Belinda Mason Building on the Whitesburg Campus of SKCTC. For more information or to register, call Tessa Roark at (606) 589-3047.
October 18 — Pine Mountain Settlement School will host a workshop from 5 to 6 p.m. to discuss growing and marketing some of Appalachia’s most powerful and profitable plants, ginseng and goldenseal. Attendees will also learn about cultivating several varieties of gourmet mushrooms, including shitake, that can easily be grown here. For more information, call (606) 558-3571.
October 23 —Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College and Selling to the World will offer a free workshop, “Behind the Scenes with Kentucky Educational Television.” The workshop will cover topics such as careers in video production, basic camera, lighting, and sound techniques, and green screen use. The event will be held on from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Belinda Mason Building, room 122. Seating is limited. For more information or to reserve a seat, contact Jeannie Allen at (606) 671- 7677 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 27 — A Trunkor Treat community event will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. at Pine Mountain Settlement School. Community members are asked to put on costumes and come celebrate Halloween, a fun and safe way for families to celebrate the fall season. For more information, call (606) 558-3571.
November 12 — Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College will hold a workshop to make holiday keepsakes at Whitesburg Campus Caudill Hall, Student Lounge from 6 to 8 p.m. Sandy Holbrook and Peggy Conklin will be instructors at the workshop which will cost $10. Children (ages 2-10) will paint their own handmade wooden ornaments to decorate for Christmas. Adults and parents will create their own holiday wreath. All supplies are provided with the $10 workshop fee. For more information or to register, contact Tessa Roark at 606-589-3047.