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Join us on board for hands-on, interactive art cruises along the canal!


Fiber Arts Workshops:

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Starting this Wednesday June 26 @ 4pm on Sam Patch, we have a knowledgeable and engaging fiber artist on board to guide you through how to make a Wool Applique Penny Rug. Join us to learn how to hand-stitch this wool penny rug.  It could be used as a mug rug, a candle mat or whatever you choose. Penny rugs are believed to have started in the 1800s during the Civil War. Penny rugs got their famous name due to crafters using pennies as a template for measuring the top layer of circles. Source: The History of Penny Rugs

Wool, thread, needle and instructions will be provided.  While on board the boat, you will learn the basics to get started making this wool penny rug and then take your kit home to complete.   Just bring a small pair of scissors to snip threads.  All aboard!!

Instructor:  Tammy Ruiz

For the fiber arts cruises, tickets are $40 for an Adult ticket with the option of special discounts for seniors, veterans/active military, and students available at time of booking.

Wednesdays on Sam Patch from 4-5:30pm:

 June 26, July 31, August 28, September 25, October 23 

Wednesdays on Riverie from 3:30-5pm:

July 24*, August 21*, September 4, October 9

*Stay tuned for a raffle opportunity for these dates*

Painting Workshops:

Bobby Padilla from Roc Paint Sip! will be leading this painting workshop. Imagine you are an artist painting with your friends and family. Learn step by step to complete a painting while enjoying a scenic cruise along the canal/river . A truly unique way to enjoy the paint and sip experience.

Roc Paint Sip! on Riverie:
Wednesday, July 10 from 6-7:30pm
Friday, August 2 (First Friday) from 3:30-5pm

Roc Paint Sip! on Sam Patch:

Saturday, September 7 from 6:30-8:30pm

Wednesday, October 2 from 4-5:30pm


Jeannine Pelusio from Stony Point Art Studio will guide you through an Intuitive Painting Mini-Workshop. You’ll be surrounded by beautiful views that inspire creativity while being guided through different painting techniques and prompts for self-expression.

Stony Point Art Studio on Sam Patch:
Thursday, August 22 from 2pm-3:30pm
Wednesday, September 4 from 6-7:30pm

Stony Point Art Studio on Riverie:
Wednesday, August 28 from 1:30-3pm
Saturday, Sept 28 from 4:30-6:30pm (2 hour cruise)

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No painting experience is needed for any of these painting cruises!

All painting materials will be provided, and you’ll have the chance to create a personal piece of art while enjoying a relaxing and inspiring cruise.

Reserve your spot now and get ready for a unique and creative experience on the water!

For painting cruises, prices are $45 for an Adult 90 minute painting workshop with the option of special discounts for seniors, veterans/active military, and students available at time of booking.