Dig the Dunes to host several new classes and workshops

February 16, 2018

Dig the Dunes has been very busy this winter and we are excited to announce several new classes, workshops and hikes that we have planned in the upcoming months. Please note, we are continuously adding new classes and locations so that everyone has the opportunity to try something new! You can purchase tickets for many of our classes, right here.

March 2: Scavenger Hunt Prize Drawing. Head to Burn ‘Em Brewing as we co-host a live prize drawing with Shirley Heinze Land Trust and Save the Dunes for our Ambler Flatwoods Photo Scavenger Hunt. We will be drawing names randomly on instagram live.

March 4: Mermaid Tears and Margaritas at Matey’s. Create your very own beach glass bracelet as we team up with Beach Bum Jewels for this fun class that includes a margarita and appetizers. Located at Matey’s Chart Room, which is the non-smoking section of Matey’s. Cost is $50. Tickets are available here.

March 7: Burn ‘Em Beer Run. Head to Burn ‘Em and get in shape with fun run. We will be heading over to Tryon Farm for both a 2 mile and 3 mile run. (2 milers may just be doing a road run). Tickets are $5 and include a beer. Register early to avoid a line. We expect a crowd!

March 14: Celtic Cocktail Class. Join three of the area’s finest mixologists and learn how to make some of the latest craft cocktails. A class like this wouldn’t be fun without sampling, so all samples are included along with an irish themed buffet. Who is ready for some corned beef? Use code 5OFF and save a few bucks. Tickets available here.

April 4: Brush and Brews (with Beach Glass) at Shoreline Brewery. Join Jenny Rusboldt as she teaches you how to make this unique framed beach glass art. Choose from several designs. Class is $45 and includes a draft beer or well drink. Reserve your spot here.

April 15: Desserts & Brews: The Ultimate Beer Pairing. If you could pair beer with anything, what would it be? Dessert of course! Melissa Miller of Sweet Melissa and Chris Reisetter of Zorn Brew Works will guide you through this pairing and teach you a few things along the way! And yes, you get to sample everything! Cost is $35. Grab your spot today!

April 18: Get Charmed. Magnetic Beach Glass Charm Class at Byway Brewing. Mother/Daughter duo Angie and Danielle Leffler guide you through this class while you make delightful beer or wine charms. Class is $45 and includes a beer, a glass, instruction and materials. Tickets here.

April 22: Dig the Dunes Botany Hike. Steve Sass is back to guide us on our third annual Spring Ephemeral hike at Warren Woods. Bring a camera and notepad, you won’t want to miss any of the information he brings to this hike! Cost is $20 and well worth the knowledge you will take home with you! Reserve your spot here.

May 17: Sunset Photography Class. Rainstorm Photo and veteran instructor Stephen Lehman teach you the basics of capturing the perfect sunset photo. Meet at Fire & Water for a brief lecture and then head down to the beach! Tickets available here.

Have an idea for a class? Email and we may be able to set something up.

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Dig the Dunes uncovers all the secrets of the dunes! From trails and beaches, to people, places, events and even the history and geology. Visit our page frequently for fun facts and new adventures for you to embark upon!

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