Sur La TableCooks, foodies and aspiring chefs can look forward to expanded offerings in the cooking store Sur La Table. The SouthPark mall store plans to relocate to a 6,000-square-foot space, employing more than 20 full- and part-time employees, on May 7.Sur La Table currently has 115 stores nationwide and offers essentials to hard-to-find specialty tools and cookware. The new location will include a culinary program and will be in the Dillard’s wing. • 4400 Sharon Road, No. 175 Charlotte 704-362-2360 www.surlatable.comSavory Spice ShopTired of the monotonous martini or Manhattan?Learn to concoct drink basics, including simple syrups, infusions and creative rimmers, in the Mocktail Madness class 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 13.Spice Merchants also will teach three mocktail recipes, including red Thai bloody mary, orange rose water fizz and chocolate raspberry martini. Recipes, nonalcoholic tastings and a complimentary bottle of rose water will be provided. Cost: $15 per person. • 2000 South Blvd., Suite 150 Charlotte 980-225-5419 email@example.comWoodcraft of CharlotteAmateurs to experts can build confidence and know-how with myriad classes offered at the Matthews-based Woodcraft store.Sign up for Feb. 13 and carve a stylized duck class, or Feb. 15 for working with veneer or lumber preparation. The Feb. 16 offering is turn an acorn box, and the Feb. 22 class will teach table-saw use – beyond the basics. Classes range from beginner to advanced; call for costs, times and to register. • 1725 Windsor Square Drive Matthews 704-847-8300 www.woodcraft.comJeffre Scott ApothecaryTreat yourself Feb. 14: Makeup application is $35 for the day (normal price $50). Or bring questions and coffee for a chat with Charlton of Jeffre Scott and take in tips on the best application for a flawless winter complexion.The free event runs 10:30-11:30 a.m. Feb. 21 and is free. • 607 Providence Road Charlotte 704-339-0010 www.jeffrescott.comBeadlushLearn to make leather wraps at Beadlush from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 13. Cost is $55 and includes two bracelets.Stop in from 3-6 p.m. Feb. 14 to try your hand at creating a wire heart ring. First ring is free; additional rings are $2 each.Beginning beaders/jewelry makers can try the brush-up on the basics class Feb. 22, focusing on earrings. Learn to make professionally wrapped loops for just $10. • 1212 The Plaza Charlotte 704-376-3331 www.beadlush.comPaper TwistSouth Park’s posh paper store wrapped up 2013 with big plans for 2014, including a move to swanky Selwyn Avenue, which is booming with boutiques. Offering all things paper – from bows to wrapping paper, invitations, gift items and more – Paper Twist is a one-stop shop for prettying up a present or selecting a one-of-a-kind gift. • 2902 Selwyn Ave., Suite A Charlotte 704-366-3100 www.shoppapertwist.comThe Posh Closet SaleClean out a kid’s closet or make room for more. The twice-yearly event is ideal for those seeking gently used smocked, boutique, home-show and name-brand clothing in excellent condition. Find fine children’s clothes or sell stuff and get cash back. See website for brands to expect; sizes start at newborn. Public sale in the South Charlotte Banquet Center from 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 7; discount on select items is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 8. • South Charlotte Banquet Center 9009 Bryant Farms Road Charlotte 704-299-3097 www.theposhclosetsale.com
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014
Stores offer classes on drinks, crafts, skin care
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