Remember when good penmanship was a chore? These days, aspiring creatives scramble for seats at calligraphy workshops. Meg Chaloner of Bliss Lettering and Julie Mancini of Posh & Prep team up to teach the art of writing pretty at The Makery on March 12, 16, and 25. With a cocktail in one hand and a pot of ink in the other, you’ll spend two hours learning how to letter. “We’re bringing back the simplicity of writing on paper, which gives people a break from technology,” says Mancini. “That is, until they pick up an iPhone to Instagram it!” Sip + Script at The Pop-Up Makery, 49 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill, thestreetchestnuthill.com and sipandscript.com
Marni Elyse KatzMarni Elyse Katz blogs at stylecarrot.com.