At Legacy Learning Boone River Valley, we offer a variety of affordable instruction based on one to three-day classes taught by an experienced staff of visiting craftsmen, artists and tradesmen. We strive to bring the time-honored traditions and legacies of this great region into a relaxing, retreat style setting.


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Mandala Stones

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Mandala Stones Betty Trost May 4, 2019 Saturday, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Location: Backcountry Winery, 3533 Fenton Ave, Stratford, IA Tuition $45 (Early bird rate $35 if registered by April 20, 2019) (Free Wine Tasting) Take a stone painting class! Relax and enjoy an afternoon at the Backcountry winery hanging out with friends and trying your hand at painting! Create a beautiful design on a smooth stone using colorful dots of acrylic paint! I’ll bring lots of sample stones…

Wildflower Walk

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wildflower Walk Jean Eells & Sharon Cline May 9, 2019 Thursday, 10:00 am – Noon Location: Shelter 2, Briggs Woods Park, Webster City, IA Tuition: $10 (Early bird rate, $5 if you register by April 10, 2019) The Mystery What is it that makes a good year? What are the conditions that carve the future Of whose glorious amazing bounty will win this year’s award? They all compete for the title of the most amazing of the year. Yet last…

Boone Forks Forge Blacksmithing

May 11 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Boone Forks Forge Blacksmithing Ty Murray May 11, 2019 Saturday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Location: Barn Shelter, Bell’s Mill Park, Stratford, IA Tuition $100 (Early bird rate $80 if you register by April 19, 2019) Materials Fee: $20 Paid to Instructor Ty grew up on a little acreage in rural Stratford Iowa, right where the Boone and Des Moines Rivers converge.  He grew up working with his hands, learning skills that have been passed from father to son for…

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