Food & Drink published Oct. 14, 2021

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Oct. 14—Willmar Community Education

WILLMAR — Advance registration is required for all the classes, register online at www.cewillmarmn.com or in person at Jefferson Learning Center.

Essential oil make-and-take: Oct. 18 or Dec. 13, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Willmar Middle School, cost of $7 with instructor Kayla Brandt. Class will discuss the 10 most popular oils and Brandt will share her personal tips and tricks. Class will make and take some roller balls to bring home. First roller ball is included in the course fee, additional rollers are $5 each (no limit) and can be paid to the instructor during the class.

Let's Make Lefse: Nov. 18, 6 to 8 p.m., Willmar Senior High School, cost of $25 with instructor Samantha Johnson. Hands-on class will walk you through the entire lefse process from scratch and you will go home with 10-15 rounds of lefse.

Cookie art: Two different Tuesday sessions available, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 23 and Dec. 14 at Willmar Senior High School, cost of $20 per class with instructor Stacy Holwerda. Registration deadline is two weeks before each class.. Hands-on class during which you will create your own edible masterpieces. All items provided and you will leave with six cookies. Bring a flat container, preferably 6 by 9 inches or larger as your frosting may still be wet. The themes for each class are Thanksgiving for Nov. 23 and holiday for Dec. 14.

Holiday essential oils: Dec. 2, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Willmar Middle School, cost of $7 with instructor Kayla Brandt. Learn how to make homemade nontoxic gifts including bath salts, sugar scrubs, scented room sprays and roller balls. Your first product is included in the course fee, additional products are $5 each (no limit) and can be paid to the instructor during the class.

Italian cookies bake-along: Dec. 18, 10 a.m. to noon, online class for $30 with instructor Laura Scheck. Virtual presentation through Zoom making six-layer rainbow cookies and Italian lemon cookies. Tips on improving your cookie game, including proper measurement, egg separation and better understanding of methods like creaming and tempering.

Milan Village Arts

MILAN — Milan Village Arts classes have been scheduled for the next year. To register or for more information, call 320-734-4807 or visit the website at milanvillageartsschool.org; email: mvas@fedteldirect.net.

Christmas cookie sampler: Dec. 4. 1 to 5 p.m., with instructor Maureen Hark. Forbeginner and above; ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent. Make krumkake, kransekake and more. Tuition of $70 includes supplies. Registration deadline is Nov. 20.

Farmers Markets

Litchfield: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Community Market on Fourth Street on the north side of Central Park.

Benson: 3 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Railroad Park on Main Street.

Montevideo: 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Smith Park, across from City Hall.

Willmar: 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Uptown Willmar parking lot, next to Aldi's.

Montevideo: 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Smith Park, across from City Hall.

Glenwood: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, parking lot south of Pope County Museum on state Highway 104.

Willmar: 11 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Uptown Willmar parking lot, next to Aldi's.

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