Sunday, September 18, 2011

New Fall Schedule at Diggin" It

Diggin' It is located in the newly funkified old Greyhound Bus Station. You can find us 3 blocks off the square in Historic Downtown McKinney. We specialize in funky garden goods, far out flora and hip house stuff.

What's the buzz? Tell me what's a-happening..September 2011
In This Issue
Fall Schedule of Events
Quick Links
Finally rain and cooler weather...come check out the new plants at Diggin' It. We have a new crop of petunias, sangria peppers, ferns.  Fall veg and herb are coming next week.

We are offering new classes in astrology and yoga in addition to old favorites. Don't wait, class sizes are limited and fill up fast.
Fall Schedule of Events

Monday, September 19th, 7:45am-8:35am - FREE!
Following Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:45am-8:35am - $5 per session
Your gentle alternative to yoga! All the health benefits of yoga, pilates, and tai chi in one biomechanically correct class to improve therapeutic benefits. 
Bring your yoga mat and join us for a complimentary class at Diggin' It September 19th; if you decide to attend additional classes the fee is $5 per session. Mats will be available for use if you don't have your own. Questions? Call instructor Shawn Payne at 972-540-6861.  

McKinney Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting
Tuesday, September 20th, 11:30am
Not a Diggin' It class, but mark your calendars and join the neighborhood for the official opening of the new Chamber of Commerce!

U.N. International Day of Peace
Wednesday, September 21st
Please join us in recognizing a day of international importance!

Oktoberfest Mini Flea Market with Shawn Payne
Saturday, September 24th, 2:00pm-5:00pm
Join us at Diggin' It for a mini flea market to celebrate McKinney Oktoberfest! Shawn Payne of S.P.Designs, a local artist who makes handcrafted jewelry, will be having a trunk show at Diggin' It for the occasion. Her designs are an eclectic mix of hemp, silk, copper, and silver combined with natural gemstones. From fun and funky to organic and ornate, Shawn offers something for just about every taste. Each piece is unique. Shawn also does custom jewelry designs. Drop by during Oktoberfest - the party's not just downtown!

Yoga With Anita
Saturday, September 24th, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Come try out a complimentary yoga session at Diggin' It with certified yoga instructor Anita McNeil on the 24th! Yoga sessions will also continue after this date based on the following schedule. 
Mondays 9:00am-10:00am
Wednesdays 6:30pm-7:30pm
Thursdays 9:00am-10:00am 
Class Fees: $30 per month for one class per week; $50 per month for 2 classes per week;
$70 per month for 3 classes per week
If you are interested, please call Anita (214-769-8890) or Tracey to reserve a spot for day and times that you feel will fit your schedule. Register early - limited spaces available!

New Moon Astrology with Janet Landers: Libra
Tuesday, September 27th, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Class Fee: $25
For over twenty years, Janet has offered personal insights in astrological readings which stem from each person's unique astrological signature. This fall she will be offering classes at Diggin' It focusing on the archetype of the Moon, our emotions, and the caring and nurturing of ourselves and others. Creating from a personal perspective, each participant will gain insight into lunar cycles and how to use the thirteen new moons in a solar year to create with intention rather than default. Beginning September 27th with the new moon in Libra, we will focus on relationships in achieving personal balance. For personal insight in each session, forward birth date/time/place to Janet at a day prior to class. Register early - class size limited!

Wrap Bracelets with Maureen
Thursday, October 6th, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Class Fee: $30
Wrap bracelets by Maureen.Join local artist Maureen and learn to make your own wrap bracelets! During this Diggin' It class you will be making your own custom bracelet from several types of seed beads, leather, and vintage button clasps. See the picture at right to check out these cute and funky creations. Can't wait for the class? Drop by Diggin' It to buy one of Maureen's bracelets beforehand to dig up some inspiration! Be careful, they're even cuter when worn.. You may not want to take them off! Register early - class size limited!

Knittin' with Nita
Thursday, October 13th; Thursday, November 10th
Class Fee: $25
Gain advice in practicing this go-everywhere craft! Nita Thedford will discuss yarns, fiber content, design & techniques as well as instruct/advise as you create an infinity scarf. You will go home with a scarf on your needles along with the knowledge & enthusiasm to complete this lovely accessory & a desire to come back the next month ready to make another piece. All materials provided. All skill levels, including nil, welcome. It's almost the holiday season - wouldn't it be great to give a warm homemade gift this year? Join us!

McKinney Paint n' Party!
Billy painting pumpkins at our September outing.Thursday, October 20th, & Thursday, November 17th; 6:30pm
Class Fee: $30
Take a night off with friends, add a little music and wine, and release your inner artist! All art materials provided as well as instructions to help you create an original painting that you will take home. Arrive at 6:30pm and share a beverage before we begin painting at 7:00. Limited number of spaces available, so register early! BYOB!

New Moon Astrology with Janet Landers: Scorpio
Wednesday, October 26th,  6:30pm-9:30pm
Class Fee: $25
Janet's October new moon in Scorpio class is focused on personal magic! Join us as we continue our intentional journey as conscious co-creators. The energies of Scorpio highlight the deepest roots within us as we examine and take on our own power.
For personal insight, forward birth date/time/place to Janet at a day prior to class. Register early - class size limited!

Mosaics With Fredda
Saturday, November 12th
Returning teacher Fredda Perkins will be offering a new class in mosaics this November. Stay tuned for more information!

Native American Amulets
Friday, November 25th, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Class Fee: $15
Sign your child up for this jewelry-making Diggin' It class with Plano artist Cindy Green for the Thanksgiving holiday! Cindy will be demonstrating jewelrymaking while students learn basic metalworking skills by working with copper, beads, and natural objects to make three charms for a leather Native American necklace. This class also satisfies two Girl Scouts requirements in order to earn the metalworking badge. Sign up soon - limited openings are available!

New Moon Astrology with Janet Landers: Sagittarius
Friday, November 25th,  6:30pm-9:30pm
Class Fee: $25
Gratitude highlights our November lunar series, as the new moon comes just one day after Thanksgiving. With the energies in adventurous Sagittarius, our time together will activate the gypsy within! Using the fire sign energies, we will set the intenions for higher wisdom and education, as well as travel and risk taking.
For personal insight, forward birth date/time/place to Janet at a day prior to class. Register early - class size limited!

Got a great idea for a future class? Please email Tracey Collins at

- Words from the Universe -
You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here.  
- Max Ehrmann

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Tracey Collins
507b North Tennessee Street
McKinney, Texas 75069