{"id":10079157956,"title":"Hours \u0026 Local Accommodations","handle":"hours-local-accommodations","description":"\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/deanne\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11430\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter wp-image-11430\" height=\"358\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/deanne.jpg\" title=\"deanne\" width=\"502\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch1 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003c\/h1\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 24px;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e Studio Hours are 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday Year Round\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 20px;\"\u003eWe are located at 33 Church Street, Amherst,\u003cbr\u003eNova Scotia, Canada, B4H 3A7 \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/maps.google.ca\/maps?q=33+Church+St,+Amherst,+NS,+B4H+3A7\u0026amp;ie=UTF8\u0026amp;hq=\u0026amp;hnear=33+Church+St,+Amherst,+Cumberland+County,+0va+Scotia\u0026amp;gl=ca\u0026amp;ei=zRkpS6jsJo7AlAf489GhDQ\u0026amp;ved=0CAoQ8gEwAA\u0026amp;z=16\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 20px;\"\u003eMap\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 20px;\"\u003eWe are in the heart of the downtown.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 20px;\"\u003e1-800-328-7756 or 902-667-0560\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_2715\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11424\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWith in a five minute walking distance of the studio:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eThe Apothic Inn, a five minute walk from the studio 902-661-8654\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eThe Regent 902-667-7676 Gwen, the inn keeper used to work at the studio\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eBrowns Guest Home 902-667-9769\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWith in a five minute drive from the studio:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eSuper 8- 660-8888 or 1-877-503-7666\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eComfort Inn - 667-0404\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eWandlyn Inn 902-667-3331 or 1-800-561-0000\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eAmherst Shore Country Inn 902 661 4800 ( half hour from town on Northumberland straight...beach front)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e--------------------------------------\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eCountry Stiles B\u0026amp;B 902-545-2769 (ten minutes outside of town near Nappan Experimental Farm)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eWillett Point - My sister Donna has a cottage about twenty five minutes outside of town nestled in a grove of birches on the beach. You can reach her at 902-661-5694.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003ePlease feel welcome to visit the studio at 33 Church St. in downtown Amherst, right beside Mansour's Men's Wear.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 18pt;\"\u003eWe are open year round, \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 18pt;\"\u003eMonday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_5976\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11426\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter\" height=\"312\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_5976-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_5976\" width=\"469\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch1\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #b52b36;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhere is Amherst, Nova Scotia, \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #b52b36;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eand how do I get there?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/h1\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eAmherst is on the border of Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, in Eastern Canada. It is a warm , friendly town of about 10,000 people that is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Tantramar marsh and the Bay of Fundy.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eYou can learn more about the area \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/hookingrugs.com\/pages\/amherst-area-tourism-information\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003ehere\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eIf you drive fifteen minutes in any direction from the studio and you'll see the sea coast. You do not need a car once you arrive in Amherst, there are accommodations and restaurants all with in a five minute walk from the studio.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFlying here is easy.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIt is fifty minutes from the airport in Moncton, New Brunswick, and 1 hour and fifty minutes from the Halifax International Airport. \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eBoth Moncton, and Halifax, are easily connected from most major cities in Canada and the United States. If you fly you might want to rent a car and drive around a little bit while you are here.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eIf you plan to drive we are right off the Trans Canada Highway, exit 3 from the highway takes you right downtown, on Victoria Street. We are located at 33 Church Street, just five minutes off the Trans Canada Highway. For those who prefer the train, the Via Rail Train Station is just two blocks away from the studio.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\n\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/?cat=13\"\u003eMore about small town life in Amherst on my blog\u003c\/a\u003e I write stories and post pictures about the community here. You can read about Amherst and get an idea about the kind of community you'll be visiting\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_6813\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11428\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter\" height=\"390\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_6813-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_6813\" width=\"586\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #b52b36;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat you need to bring\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eyour hook and frame\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ea selection of wool\/materials you like to work with\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ea digital camera comes in handy\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ea sketch book, with unlined pages\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCreativity and Rug hooking is a beautiful blend and it is the basis of all the workshops at my studio. We learn by doing, and experiencing, by sharing ideas in a supportive and fun environment designed for adult learners. My goal is to offer you a playground of ideas, and a rich creative experience in a studio environment.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eTo register, contact Deanne at 1 800 328 7756 or register online. Specify which workshop you want to register for in the comments section of the order form and we will confirm your registration with you. \u003cem\u003eA $100\u003cstrong\u003e non refundable\u003c\/strong\u003e deposit is payable upon registration. Deposits are for the specific workshop you register for and will hold your place for that workshop. They are not transferable to other workshops, or studio supplies should you cancel.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch4 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eA few pictures of sweet small town Amherst so you'll know where you are coming. Amherst is known for it's beautiful stone building. The downtown sell has a core of small family owned businesses. My husband has a beautiful men's wear store next to my studio \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.mansoursmenswear.ca\/\"\u003eMansour's Men's Wear\u003c\/a\u003e, there is a spa across the street, and a big active YMCA just a block away. We have a local food store and deli, Manasseh,  a quilt shop, a jewelry store, a florist and a deli all within a few blocks of the studio. There are lots of accommodations with in walking distance of the studio. It is a great little town to spend a few days.\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eThere is an 18 hole professional golf course on the edge of town and three more with in an hours drive.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eWe are a fifteen minute drive from warm water swimming beaches.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eJoggin's Fossil Cliffs, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is a fifteen minute drive from the studio.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eAmherst is situated on the Tantramar Marshes and this provides excellent hiking and birding.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch1 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_2715\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11424\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter\" height=\"273\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_2715-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_2715\" width=\"410\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/h1\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_0567\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11974\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter size-large wp-image-11974\" height=\"390\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_0567-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_0567\" width=\"586\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_0608\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11976\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter size-large wp-image-11976\" height=\"390\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_0608-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_0608\" width=\"586\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_0613\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11977\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter size-large wp-image-11977\" height=\"390\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_0613-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_0613\" width=\"586\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_0557\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11978\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter size-large wp-image-11978\" height=\"390\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_0557-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_0557\" width=\"586\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: 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Title"],"price":0,"weight":0,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":999,"inventory_management":null,"inventory_policy":"deny","barcode":""}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1852\/2391\/products\/lunch1.jpg?v=1489693286"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/1852\/2391\/products\/lunch1.jpg?v=1489693286","options":["Title"],"content":"\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/deanne\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11430\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter wp-image-11430\" height=\"358\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/deanne.jpg\" title=\"deanne\" width=\"502\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch1 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003c\/h1\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 24px;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e Studio Hours are 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday Year Round\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 20px;\"\u003eWe are located at 33 Church Street, Amherst,\u003cbr\u003eNova Scotia, Canada, B4H 3A7 \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/maps.google.ca\/maps?q=33+Church+St,+Amherst,+NS,+B4H+3A7\u0026amp;ie=UTF8\u0026amp;hq=\u0026amp;hnear=33+Church+St,+Amherst,+Cumberland+County,+0va+Scotia\u0026amp;gl=ca\u0026amp;ei=zRkpS6jsJo7AlAf489GhDQ\u0026amp;ved=0CAoQ8gEwAA\u0026amp;z=16\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 20px;\"\u003eMap\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 20px;\"\u003eWe are in the heart of the downtown.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 20px;\"\u003e1-800-328-7756 or 902-667-0560\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_2715\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11424\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWith in a five minute walking distance of the studio:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eThe Apothic Inn, a five minute walk from the studio 902-661-8654\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eThe Regent 902-667-7676 Gwen, the inn keeper used to work at the studio\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eBrowns Guest Home 902-667-9769\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWith in a five minute drive from the studio:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eSuper 8- 660-8888 or 1-877-503-7666\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eComfort Inn - 667-0404\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eWandlyn Inn 902-667-3331 or 1-800-561-0000\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eAmherst Shore Country Inn 902 661 4800 ( half hour from town on Northumberland straight...beach front)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e--------------------------------------\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eCountry Stiles B\u0026amp;B 902-545-2769 (ten minutes outside of town near Nappan Experimental Farm)\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eWillett Point - My sister Donna has a cottage about twenty five minutes outside of town nestled in a grove of birches on the beach. You can reach her at 902-661-5694.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003ePlease feel welcome to visit the studio at 33 Church St. in downtown Amherst, right beside Mansour's Men's Wear.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 18pt;\"\u003eWe are open year round, \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 18pt;\"\u003eMonday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_5976\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11426\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter\" height=\"312\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_5976-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_5976\" width=\"469\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch1\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #b52b36;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhere is Amherst, Nova Scotia, \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #b52b36;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eand how do I get there?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/h1\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eAmherst is on the border of Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, in Eastern Canada. It is a warm , friendly town of about 10,000 people that is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Tantramar marsh and the Bay of Fundy.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eYou can learn more about the area \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/hookingrugs.com\/pages\/amherst-area-tourism-information\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003ehere\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eIf you drive fifteen minutes in any direction from the studio and you'll see the sea coast. You do not need a car once you arrive in Amherst, there are accommodations and restaurants all with in a five minute walk from the studio.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFlying here is easy.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIt is fifty minutes from the airport in Moncton, New Brunswick, and 1 hour and fifty minutes from the Halifax International Airport. \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eBoth Moncton, and Halifax, are easily connected from most major cities in Canada and the United States. If you fly you might want to rent a car and drive around a little bit while you are here.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eIf you plan to drive we are right off the Trans Canada Highway, exit 3 from the highway takes you right downtown, on Victoria Street. We are located at 33 Church Street, just five minutes off the Trans Canada Highway. For those who prefer the train, the Via Rail Train Station is just two blocks away from the studio.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\n\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/?cat=13\"\u003eMore about small town life in Amherst on my blog\u003c\/a\u003e I write stories and post pictures about the community here. You can read about Amherst and get an idea about the kind of community you'll be visiting\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_6813\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11428\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter\" height=\"390\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_6813-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_6813\" width=\"586\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #b52b36;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhat you need to bring\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eyour hook and frame\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ea selection of wool\/materials you like to work with\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ea digital camera comes in handy\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ea sketch book, with unlined pages\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCreativity and Rug hooking is a beautiful blend and it is the basis of all the workshops at my studio. We learn by doing, and experiencing, by sharing ideas in a supportive and fun environment designed for adult learners. My goal is to offer you a playground of ideas, and a rich creative experience in a studio environment.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eTo register, contact Deanne at 1 800 328 7756 or register online. Specify which workshop you want to register for in the comments section of the order form and we will confirm your registration with you. \u003cem\u003eA $100\u003cstrong\u003e non refundable\u003c\/strong\u003e deposit is payable upon registration. Deposits are for the specific workshop you register for and will hold your place for that workshop. They are not transferable to other workshops, or studio supplies should you cancel.\u003c\/em\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch4 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003eA few pictures of sweet small town Amherst so you'll know where you are coming. Amherst is known for it's beautiful stone building. The downtown sell has a core of small family owned businesses. My husband has a beautiful men's wear store next to my studio \u003ca href=\"http:\/\/www.mansoursmenswear.ca\/\"\u003eMansour's Men's Wear\u003c\/a\u003e, there is a spa across the street, and a big active YMCA just a block away. We have a local food store and deli, Manasseh,  a quilt shop, a jewelry store, a florist and a deli all within a few blocks of the studio. There are lots of accommodations with in walking distance of the studio. It is a great little town to spend a few days.\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eThere is an 18 hole professional golf course on the edge of town and three more with in an hours drive.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eWe are a fifteen minute drive from warm water swimming beaches.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eJoggin's Fossil Cliffs, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is a fifteen minute drive from the studio.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003eAmherst is situated on the Tantramar Marshes and this provides excellent hiking and birding.\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003ch1 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_2715\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11424\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter\" height=\"273\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_2715-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_2715\" width=\"410\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/h1\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_0567\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11974\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter size-large wp-image-11974\" height=\"390\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_0567-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_0567\" width=\"586\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_0608\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11976\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter size-large wp-image-11976\" height=\"390\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_0608-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_0608\" width=\"586\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_0613\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11977\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter size-large wp-image-11977\" height=\"390\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_0613-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_0613\" width=\"586\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/2012\/03\/accomodations-and-how-to-get-here\/img_0557\/\" rel=\"attachment wp-att-11978\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" class=\"aligncenter size-large wp-image-11978\" height=\"390\" src=\"http:\/\/blog.hookingrugs.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2012\/03\/IMG_0557-1024x682.jpg\" title=\"IMG_0557\" width=\"586\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e"}

Hours & Local Accommodations

Product Description

Studio Hours are 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday Year Round

We are located at 33 Church Street, Amherst,
Nova Scotia, Canada, B4H 3A7

Map

We are in the heart of the downtown.

1-800-328-7756 or 902-667-0560

With in a five minute walking distance of the studio:

The Apothic Inn, a five minute walk from the studio 902-661-8654

The Regent 902-667-7676 Gwen, the inn keeper used to work at the studio

Browns Guest Home 902-667-9769

 

With in a five minute drive from the studio:

Super 8- 660-8888 or 1-877-503-7666

Comfort Inn - 667-0404

Wandlyn Inn 902-667-3331 or 1-800-561-0000

 

Amherst Shore Country Inn 902 661 4800 ( half hour from town on Northumberland straight...beach front)

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Country Stiles B&B 902-545-2769 (ten minutes outside of town near Nappan Experimental Farm)

Willett Point - My sister Donna has a cottage about twenty five minutes outside of town nestled in a grove of birches on the beach. You can reach her at 902-661-5694.

Please feel welcome to visit the studio at 33 Church St. in downtown Amherst, right beside Mansour's Men's Wear.

We are open year round,

Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm.

Where is Amherst, Nova Scotia,
and how do I get there?

Amherst is on the border of Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, in Eastern Canada. It is a warm , friendly town of about 10,000 people that is surrounded by the natural beauty of the Tantramar marsh and the Bay of Fundy.

You can learn more about the area here

If you drive fifteen minutes in any direction from the studio and you'll see the sea coast. You do not need a car once you arrive in Amherst, there are accommodations and restaurants all with in a five minute walk from the studio.

Flying here is easy.

It is fifty minutes from the airport in Moncton, New Brunswick, and 1 hour and fifty minutes from the Halifax International Airport.

Both Moncton, and Halifax, are easily connected from most major cities in Canada and the United States. If you fly you might want to rent a car and drive around a little bit while you are here.

If you plan to drive we are right off the Trans Canada Highway, exit 3 from the highway takes you right downtown, on Victoria Street. We are located at 33 Church Street, just five minutes off the Trans Canada Highway. For those who prefer the train, the Via Rail Train Station is just two blocks away from the studio.

More about small town life in Amherst on my blog I write stories and post pictures about the community here. You can read about Amherst and get an idea about the kind of community you'll be visiting

What you need to bring

  • your hook and frame
  • a selection of wool/materials you like to work with
  • a digital camera comes in handy
  • a sketch book, with unlined pages

Creativity and Rug hooking is a beautiful blend and it is the basis of all the workshops at my studio. We learn by doing, and experiencing, by sharing ideas in a supportive and fun environment designed for adult learners. My goal is to offer you a playground of ideas, and a rich creative experience in a studio environment.

To register, contact Deanne at 1 800 328 7756 or register online. Specify which workshop you want to register for in the comments section of the order form and we will confirm your registration with you. A $100 non refundable deposit is payable upon registration. Deposits are for the specific workshop you register for and will hold your place for that workshop. They are not transferable to other workshops, or studio supplies should you cancel.

A few pictures of sweet small town Amherst so you'll know where you are coming. Amherst is known for it's beautiful stone building. The downtown sell has a core of small family owned businesses. My husband has a beautiful men's wear store next to my studio Mansour's Men's Wear, there is a spa across the street, and a big active YMCA just a block away. We have a local food store and deli, Manasseh,  a quilt shop, a jewelry store, a florist and a deli all within a few blocks of the studio. There are lots of accommodations with in walking distance of the studio. It is a great little town to spend a few days.

There is an 18 hole professional golf course on the edge of town and three more with in an hours drive.
We are a fifteen minute drive from warm water swimming beaches.
Joggin's Fossil Cliffs, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is a fifteen minute drive from the studio.
Amherst is situated on the Tantramar Marshes and this provides excellent hiking and birding.

 

 

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