Each week, the Lake Sun looks at things to do, try, hear and see at Lake of the Ozarks. Have a suggestion? E-mail us at awilson@ westsidestar.net

1. Studio27

A small event venue in downtown Camdenton, Studio27 also regularly hosts crafty workshops in this 1950s era bungalow on Caulfield Avenue. Feel at home in its mid-century modern decor as you customize a doormat or make your own wall banner. Watch their Facebook page for upcoming events, including one Nov. 18 on beginning calligraphy.

2. The Keeney Street Cotage

DIY workshops, hand-crafted gifts and home decor are the specialty at another cute cottage in Camdenton. In addition to great gifts available for purchase, upcoming DIY classes include a Photo Pallet session on Dec. 6 and Serving Trays on Dec. 14. See the Facebook page for more information.

3. Lake Studio for the Arts

This studio on Highway 5 in Sunrise Beach was opened to create an opportunity for the Lake's many gifted artists to share their talent with others, offering a facility for workshops that range from painting and pottery and ceramics to cake decorating, knitting and sewing projects. On Nov. 18, hand-paint a snowflake design on a silk scarf for a wonderful gift or simply for yourself. Check them out on Facebook for more information.

4. Studio Margo

Head to Stover for regular painting classes. This 4th Street business offers art classes for kids and adults, working with youth on various techniques with different materials. Their adult painting classes can be BYOB, or they also occasionally offer painting events at other local venues including Dale Hollow Winery in Stover. On Dec. 2, there will be a Mommy & Me Christmas canvas painting class. Check them out on Facebook. For more experienced painters, check out workshops at Bill’s Art Center in Camdenton.

5. Fleeces to Pieces

This spot is a knitter’s dream. Located Highway 54 in downtown Camdenton, Fleeces to Pieces features fiber products from their own Osage River Alpacas farm as well as elsewhere. Find raw fiber to a rainbow of quality yarns here. They also offer knitting workshops, classes and make and take parties. See their Facebook and website, www.osageriveralpacas.com, for more information.