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Community Education Workshops

Community Education Workshop Series

Community Education workshops are open to the general public regardless of educational background. These classes are self-supporting, and the fees collected from Community Education cover all instructional, administrative, and overhead cost of the program.  

All ages are welcome, unless noted.

Community Education workshops do not carry credit applicable toward an Ohio University degree or transferable to other institutions. Classes are scheduled year-round.

Floral arranging? Crocheting? Macramé? Terrariums? Leather Accessories? Do any of these interest you? Are there any types of workshops you would like to see offered at OHIO Chillicothe? Please give us your feedback!


Refund Policy

Full refunds are given for cancellations made before the registration deadline of each workshop.  Cancellations received after the registration deadline will not receive a refund, as materials have already been purchased and preparations made for the workshop. 

If you are unable to attend, registration can be transferred to another attendee for the same workshop. Send new attendee’s information: name, email, & *date of birth to Ann Holmes

Registrations cannot be transferred to another workshop.

If a workshop is canceled due to low enrollment, registrants will be notified in advance and full refunds will be issued.

*DOB is needed for mixology workshops only.


Wine bottle tote baskets

Woven Two-Bottle Wine Tote

Saturday, June 15
9 am-4 pm

Join Melodee as she teaches us traditional weaving to transform this versatile wood base into a chic woven wine tote, securely cradling two bottles for a stylish and convenient carry. Choose between two styles: tall/dark and medium/light. Elevate your wine transport! 

Instructor: Melodee Caudill
Cost: $62
Location: Bennett Hall 131
Registration Deadline: June 10



a woman wearing an apron stands behind a bar

African American Influences on Distilling

Monday, June 17
6-8 pm

Join us as we celebrate the vast influences of African Americans in Distilling. If you took this class last year, there will be new material covered. In addition to the past, present, and future of the topic, we will also be making two cocktails created by two of Tara's favorite mixologists, using products created by African American Distillers.

Must 21 or older to register and attend.

Instructor: Tara Gillum
Cost: $45
Location: Bennett Hall 131
Registration Deadline: June 12



tropical cocktails topped with pineapple and cherries

Tropical Cocktails

Monday, July 15
6-8 pm

Let's talk Tropical. This class will go into the history of tropical, or tiki cocktails, just like in the past. We will focus on the new wave of the cocktail genre. A new generation of tropical cocktail enthusiasts is rising. Let's talk about them and re-create some of the new cocktails making waves. 

Must be 21 or older to register and attend.

Instructor: Tara Gillum
Cost: $45
Location: Bennett Hall 131
Registration Deadline: July 10