Shasta Clayworks Pottery studio officially opened its doors with a Nov. 10 Mount Shasta Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting. Located at 612 South Mount Shasta Blvd., owner Renee Wendy offers a wide range of clay experiences.

A grand opening with catering by Sengthong’s is slated for Friday, Nov. 20 beginning at 4:30 p.m.

“Center your inner potter at Shasta Clayworks,” says Wendy. “From beginner to master potter we offer an inviting creative space to realize your ideas with state of the art electric wheels, kiln and glazing. I see the studio as an artistic community resource. Our studio is clean, safe, comfortable and water conserving. Whether you desire a six week wheel throwing class with unlimited open studio to play and learn at your own pace or a two hour day class on making mugs, ornaments or your own special project, we have what you want.”

Among the offerings for the studio are the following:

• Studio Memberships. For $75 a month, three month minimum, you get unlimited studio time during business hours. Bags of clay are purchased separately for $28 each, and each member can make as many pieces as desired;

• Wheel-Throwing Class. Six week wheel throwing classes cost $195 and include expert instruction one session a week and unlimited studio access during business hours. A 25 pound bag of clay is included, and students may purchase additional clay to create as many pieces as they wish;

• Day Class. Participants choose from a menu of creative options priced from $25 and up. Shasta Clayworks fires and glazes your creations and in few weeks they can be picked up or mailed to your home. Intended for ages 7 through adult; and

• Gift Certificates.

Hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Tuesday.

For more information, call 530-925-3792 or visit