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Funny Face Productions will be performing “The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” Thursday through Aug. 1 at the WYO Theater. The show follows a fictional spelling bee set in a middle school. Six adolescents compete in the bee, which is run by three quirky grown-ups. Each day will feature a 7 p.m. performance and Aug. 1 will also feature a 2 p.m. matinee. Tickets are available through the WYO Theater box office or online at wyotheater.com. The cost is $10 for students and $15 for adults. For additional information, contact Emma Hall at 763-2739.
The Sheridan Artists’ Guild, Et al will host their first ever Summer Art Camp for high school and junior high visual arts students August 10-13 at the Sagebrush Community Art Center. A variety of classes will be available for individual registration, or students can partake in all four classes for a discount. The first class will be photography with Stephen Mullins, August 10-13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. The class will teach students the basics of photography and photo editing using their cell phone camera or personal cameras. The fee for the course is $50. The second course is “Express Yourself with Paint!” with instructor Sonja Caywood. This will be offered August 10-11 from 2-4 p.m. The two-day class is designed to challenge and inspire students who believe they’re not artistic to remember the joy of self expression through artistic and imaginative self portraits. The course fee is $40. The third class will be “WIPEOUT Painting” with Micah Trampe on August 12 from 2-5 p.m. For $30, students will learn to combine drawing and painting techniques to create a unique piece of artwork using only their hands as painting tools. The final class will be “Street Art” with Stephen Mullins on August 13 from 2-5 p.m. In this class, students will learn about the contemporary street art scene and it’s recent significance. Students will create a stencil that will be painted onto cardboard and cut out. “Street Art” is also $30. Students may register for all four courses for only $100. To reserve a spot or for more information, call 674-1970. The art center is located at 201 E. Fifth St. inside the historic train depot.