Upcoming Workshops at Barking Dog Studio

copy-barking-dogslogo1.jpgBarking Dog is very happy to announce our first workshop, coming up on Tuesday, June 24, and the following Monday June 30,  from 630 - 9 pm.

The focus of our first workshop is "Learn the Basics of Chalk Paint" or " Time Worn Painting".

Learn how to paint your furniture with no smell, no sanding, no priming; you will go home with a small project that you have painted and the confidence the start your own chalk painted project!

Wear your paint friendly clothing and don't forget to bring your enthusiasm.

Cost is $65 + GST and includes all materials including the wood project to work on and take home. payment in full to reserve your spot and seating is limited

Our store is an opportunity for local organizations & artists to put on their own workshops & Debi will offer workshops on furniture re-purposing & up-cycling.

Check back here for more time & dates of upcoming workshops. If you have an idea for your own workshop, give us a call at 250-642-6677,  

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Upcoming In & Around Sooke

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Sooke Fine Arts Show - July 25 thru Aug 4 at SeaParc; call to artists just went out, more info at www.sookefinearts.com

Sooke Country Market - Saturday's10-2pm
Otter Point Rd at Eustace, May thru October. More info at www.sookecountrymarket.com

Shirley Country Market- Located in beautiful Shirley,every Sunday 10-3pm at the Community Hall from May thru Sept 28,2014. For more info shirleycountrymarket@gmail.com

Information You Probably Don’t Need to Know

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The Giant Burrowing Frog doesn't croak; it hoots like an owl. 

A mosquito has 47 teeth - no wonder they can itch for days!

nine out of every 10 living things live in the ocean.

Sunflower seeds really aren't seeds at all. The are hard, dry fruits called achene. Inside an achene is one seed. Achenes do not break open to release the seed inside.

The California redwood - coast redwood & giant sequoia - are the tallest & largest living organism in the world

A nest in which insects or spiders deposit their eggs is called a "nidus"

The ears of a cricket are located on its front legs just below the knee