Open Monday-Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-3, CLOSED on Sunday

400 Scruggs Rd, Smith Mtn Lake, VA
  • 400 Scruggs Rd, Smith Mtn Lake, VA
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  • Workshops Schedule

    7/19 Oil Painting Workshop

    Local artist at Smith Mountain Lake, Dana Philips, teaches oil painting classes at Southern Roots

    Start with a blank canvas and end up with a masterpiece! Your instructor, local artist Dana Phillips, will give you step-by-step instruction on how to layout, sketch and paint a lake or seasonal themed landscape using oil paints. All levels of experience welcome, but NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE OR TALENT IS REQUIRED!

    7/24 Jewelry Making Workshop

    Learn how to make several types of jewelry: a pair of earrings, a necklace and pendant, or a bracelet. Step-by-step instruction will be given on how to make each piece of jewelry, along with individual hands-on instruction. You pick the beads you want to use for your designs. All supplies are included in the price of this class.

    7/25 Paper Crafts Workshop

    Charlotte Bishop teaches Paper Crafts classes at gift shop Southern Roots in Smith Mountain Lake, VA

    In this class you will make a "HOME" sign with interchangeable, seasonal "O" letters; one for each month of the year. (For example, the letter "O" for November might be a pumpkin). You have the option of purchasing a frame for an additional $10. Your instructor, Charlotte Bishop will have most items pre-cut and ready for assembly. Some items will require ink stamping and color shading. Step-by-step instruction provided on all projects.

    7/26 Deco Mesh Wreath Workshop

    Deco Mesh wreath workshop taught by Suzy Barta at gift shop Southern Roots SML in Smith Mountain Lak

    Come learn the technique we use to make our beautiful Deco Mesh wreaths! You can pick the color(s) of Deco Mesh and ribbons for your wreath from our in-store supplies to customize your wreath for your home or dock. All supplies are included in the price of this class. Any additional signage or embellishments added to the wreath are an additional cost. 

    7/28 SML Sand Bead Bracelet Workshop

    Make your own custom SML Sand Bead bracelet with glass artist Cherri Wilkins! Each bead contains real soil and sand found on the shores of SML!

    Additional Workshops

    7/30 Kids Jewelry Making Workshop

    Kids creating jewelry at Southern Roots SML a local gift shop in Moneta, VA

    This jewelry making workshop is designed specifically for kids! In this workshop each participant will choose their beads, and learn how to make a bracelet, a necklace and a pair of earrings. Feel free to leave your kids at the shop, or stay and enjoy the workshop with them.

    A little bit more about our workshops...

    • All workshops are held at Southern Roots unless otherwise specified
    • A $10 non-refundable deposit required when you sign up.  The remaining payment is due the day of the workshop.
    • Cost of the workshop includes all supplies used to complete each project
    • Water and a light snack are available free of charge for your pleasure at each workshop
    • You may bring a beverage of your choice to enjoy during the workshop
    • Reservations are required to attend
    • Please call 24 hours in advance if you need to cancel your reservation