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Welcome to Pybus University, where learning is a lifelong adventure.

Pybus Market is pleased to offer a series of unique and fun classes for the general public. Classes are free, unless otherwise indicated below. Class size is generally 32 people per class, except in several instances also noted below. The location of most classes will be in front of the Cashmere Valley Bank Community Kitchen. Each class will last 60 to 90 minutes and will be a one night event. Classes are taught by local volunteers with an interest and aptitude in the subject. The public is invited to register for as many — or as few — classes as you like.

To register, simply complete the registration form below. YOU WILL RECEIVE AN AUTOMATED RESPONSE, CONFIRMING YOUR REGISTRATION, WHICH IS THE ONLY COMMUNICATION YOU WILL RECEIVE FROM PYBUS MARKET. Once you receive the automated confirmation of enrollment, simply show up for the 7:00pm class at the designated date at Pybus Market. Classes start promptly at 7:00pm.

Thank you for your interest in Pybus University.

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September 19, 2017 - Making Hot Sauce 101

Instructor: Ann Simmons

Learn how to make your own bottled hot sauces using local fresh ingredients. From mild to wild, something for everyone. We’ll cover the basics of safe food preparations, chiles, bottling, pH, flavors, SHU… and have a variety of excellent small batch hot sauces to sample. $5.00 Donation to take a bottle of hot sauce home.

September 26, 2017 - 10 Warning Signs Your Parent May Need Help

Instructor: Kerri Walker, Aging Life Care Manager

In this class we will present and discuss specific signs to look for with your parents or others you may care for in regards to Medical Problems, Social Isolation, Memory Issues, and Safety Concerns.

October 3, 2017 - Hammered Metal Spiral Necklaces (closed)

Presenter: Juliana Marquis

Join artist and jewelry maker Juliana Marquis and learn the basics of hammered
metal jewelry making. You will learn to manipulate wire into organic forms ending
in an artistic creation you can wear around your neck.

This class is now closed.

October 10, 2017 - Is your Family Tree a Shrub? We can help yours grow!

Presenter: Hank LuBean and the Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society

Your family story is unique. Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society members will share tips and tools for starting your family research and how to become involved in this fascinating aspect of history.

October 17, 2017 - Putting Your Dahlias to Bed

Instructor: Members of the North Central Washington Dahlia Society.

If they don’t want dahlia tubers to freeze in our very cold winter, NCW Growers usually need to dig and store them at the end of each season. This class will instruct growers in how to dig and divide their tuber clumps, how to identify the “eyes” that hold the promise of new growth, and will discuss different methods of storage. It will include a hands-on demonstration of dividing and storing dahlia tubers for the winter. All in attendance will receive a coupon for one free dahlia tuber, redeemable in Spring of 2018.

October 24, 2017 - Wenatchee History: 13,000 years of History in 60 Minutes

Instructor: Rod Mohlzahn

A fast and furious overview of the arc of history in the Wenatchee Valley and North Central Washington from geology to Native People, the fur trade, the Yakima wars, homesteading and town building.

November 7, 2017 - The Conifers of Washington

Instructors: Members of the Wenatchee chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society

As summer turns to fall and leaves begin to change and fall off the trees, many see the ever green conifers as a symbol of winter. These amazing plants are used for their wonderful photographic beauty, aromas, wood, holiday wreaths and decor, and may even be collected from public lands with a Christmas tree permit. Please join the Wenatchee chapter of the Washington Native Plant Society as we explore all of the conifers you may encounter in our area. This will be a kid-friendly event with touchable examples of many conifers from our region.

November 14, 2017 - Holiday Wines (closed)

Instructor: Rhett Humphrey, Jones of Washington

The holidays are right around the corner with Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s approaching fast! But what do people usually drink for the holidays? Come learn about some of the most traditional and classic holiday wines for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s as Rhett Humphrey from Jones of Washington talks about holiday wine and food pairings. By learning the classics you can either adopt them or create your own holiday wine drinking tradition. Plus, Rhett will also cover the appropriate way to gift wine during the holidays as well as some ideas for the wine lovers on your shopping list.

This class is now closed.