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Flying with Cameras, November 2-3
Flying with Cameras, November 2-3

November 2 – 3

Flying with Cameras

Hobbyists and experienced drone pilots learn tips and tools to take their creative skills to the next level at this hands-on workshop. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. $250-$599. Grand Canyon University, 3300 W. Camelback Rd., Phoenix,

Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ

November 9

Mimosas & Monet

Artist Carrie Curran guides guests on an artistic journey as they enjoy mimosas, coffee and pastries while creating their own masterpieces. Designed for enthusiastic beginners to emerging professionals, this month’s class focuses on a mosaic desert sunset in acrylic on canvas. 9:30-11:30 a.m. $85. The Hermosa Inn, 5532 N. Palo Cristi Rd., Paradise Valley,, 602-955-8614.

The Hermosa Inn, Paradise Valley, AZ, 85253

November 9

21 Days to a Novel

New York Times best-selling author Michael A. Stackpole presents practical tips to kick-start your novel, from character creation and world building to practical plotting devices, dialogue development and character voice creation tools. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $89. Burton Barr Library, 1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602-262-4636.

Burton Barr Library, Phoenix, AZ

November 16

Journaling: Art and Observation

Local artist and illustrator Devon Meyer provides step-by-step instruction on sketching and drawing techniques, watercolor skills and tips on how to use the vivid light and hues of the day to capture the intricacies of nature. All supplies are included, plus a journal sketchbook, mimosa and pastries. 1:30-3:30 p.m. $85. The Hermosa Inn, 5532 N. Palo Cristi Rd., Paradise Valley,, 602-955-8614.

The Hermosa Inn, Paradise Valley, AZ, 85253

November 23 – 24

Succulent Pumpkin Pot

Participants create their own pumpkin succulent arrangement for a festive Thanksgiving centerpiece. Pumpkins, soil, plants and decorative accents are included along with refreshments. Advance registration only. 10-11 a.m. $45. Dig It Gardens, 3015 N. 16th St., Phoenix,, 602-812-7476.

Dig It Gardens, Phoenix, AZ

November 30

Tamale Cooking Class

Urban Margarita owner David Borrego brings in his own mother, Josie Borrego, to teach guests the fine art of tamale making. 1 p.m. $30, includes instruction, tasting and a house margarita. Urban Margarita, 6685 W. Beardsley Rd., Glendale,, 623-561-6674.

Urban Margarita, Glendale, AZ

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