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Weaving, antiques among fall course offerings at CCCC

09.24.2004Continuing Education

Pittsboro, NC — Central Carolina Community Collegern is offering a variety of special interest continuing educationrn classes this fall in Chatham County.

rn If you love making things with your hands, consider enrollingrn in “Beginning Handweaving.”  This coursern for beginners introduces students to the timeless art ofrn weaving.  Students will learn how to plan a project,rn read draft notation, select yarns, and dress looms as wellrn as basic finishing techniques.

rnThe course is offered Tuesdays beginning September 28 and concluding Novemberrn16, 2004, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at NC Arts Inc. in Siler City.  Tuition isrn$65.

rnA new hands-on course for auctioneers and antique lovers will teach the basicsrnof marketing and identifying antiques.  “Identification and Marketingrnof Antiques and Collectibles” will expose students to a broad range ofrnantiques to help them identify and market estate items.  Students will learnrnhow to identify markings on antique furniture, pottery, art, quilts, china, printsrnand more.  This course has been approved, but not sponsored, by the NorthrnCarolina Auctioneer Licensing Board for four hours of continuing education credit. 

rnThe course is offered Tuesday, September 28, 2004, and Tuesday, October 5, 2004,rnfrom 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the CCCC Chatham County Campus in Pittsboro.  Tuitionrnis $50.

rnThe college is planning more new courses for people who would like to explorernthe arts or develop their artistic skills.  Courses include “EZ PhotornImaging on Clay,”  “Lidded Forms: An In-depth Study,” “BeginningrnStained Glass,” “Oil and Acrylic Painting and “Sand Mold Workshop.”

rnFor more information or to register for CCCC continuing education courses inrnChatham County contact Ramona Leftwich at (919) 542-6495 ext. 223 or  Additionalrninformation is also available online at