Dead Heading Workshop Make the most of your artistic summer annual and perennial beds by getting into a deadheading routine, a method of pruning to ensure the continuation of new flowers throughout the summer season.

Saturday, June 16: 10 a.m.-noon, free, limited to 12, Advanced registration required, Elizabethan Gardens, 1411 National Park Drive, (252) 473-3234; elizabethangardens.org.

Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom Classes

Hand-building pottery classes for youth and adult whether beginner of experienced. $42.

Wednesday, June 20: 10 a.m.-noon, Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom, 40462 N. End Rd, Avon, (252) 995-0101; kinnakeetclay.com. Must call to register.

Succulent Planter & Fairy House Pottery Class

Youth and adults create a fairy house or succulent planter using slabs of clay, patterns and textures stamps. $42.

Wednesday, June 20: 10 a.m.-noon, Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom, 40462 N. End Road, Avon, (252) 995-0101; kinnakeetclay.com. Must call to register.

Coastal Clay Art Pottery Class

Youth and adults create a ceramic wall hanging using slabs of clay, patterns, templates, and textures stamps.$42.

Thursday, June 21: 10 a.m.-noon, Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom, 40462 N. End Road, Avon, (252) 995-0101; kinnakeetclay.com. Must call to register.

Nearby Pocosin Arts Youth Summer Arts Camps

Pocosin offers summer arts and crafts camps for kids of all ages and experience levels. They focus on visual and performing arts such as drawing, painting, metalwork, clay, dance and music. Camps are divided into two age groups. Ages 6-9 meet at 9 a.m.-noon, ages 10-18 meet 1:30-4:30 p.m. The seven-week program culminates with a youth art show. Sign up online at pocosinarts.org.

June 18-Aug. 10: Pocosin Arts, 201 Main St., Columbia, (252) 796-2787; pocosinarts.org

Pocosin Arts Adult Workshops

Wire Knitting: Using gold tone wire, beads and basic knitting techniques, students create bracelets. A knowledge of knitting is advisable but not required. Open to all levels. Instructor: Annemarie Pomp. Sign up online at pocosinarts.org.

Friday-Saturday, June 15-16: Pocosin Arts, 201 Main St., Columbia, (252) 796-2787; pocosinarts.org

Watercolor Painting: Architecture & Botanicals

Learn to identify and subtly incorporate architectural detail, explore color to portray botanicals with emphasis on foliage, florals and fruits. Instructor: Fritz Kapraun. Sign up online at pocosinarts.org.

Friday-Saturday, June 15-16: Pocosin Arts, 201 Main St., Columbia, (252) 796-2787; pocosinarts.org

Whimsical Whale Wall Hanging

Learn rotary cutting, machine piecing, and hand appliqué using freezer paper technique,simple embroidery, basting, hand quilting and binding. Participants will create a wall quilt. Intermediate level. Instructor: Carolyn Mulderig. Sign up online at pocosinarts.org.

Friday-Saturday, June 15-16: Pocosin Arts, 201 Main St., Columbia, (252) 796-2787; pocosinarts.org

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