Holiday Making

Holiday Making
  1. Sat Nov. 23

    HAND-BUILT CERAMIC CHRISTMAS TREE LANTERN One 1½-hour class. Learn fundamental hand-building techniques and build your own holiday decoration! No experience needed. Pieces will be glazed by instructor and ready for pick up before 12/21. Ages 6-12
  2. Mon Nov. 25

    Gifts from the Kitchen: Cranberry Butter at The Route 9 Eatery Cafe Join us at the Route 9 Eatery! Learn to make Homemade Cranberry Butter, the perfect Holiday gift for friends, family or teachers. A thoughtful gift that requires no cooking. We provide the tools and knowledge needed to complete one gift and make it easy enough to repeat it in your own kitchen. All ages. Kids 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult.
  3. Mon Dec. 2

    Create a Winter-Themed Necklace Take a break from the stress of the season and create a beautiful piece of handmade art.
  4. Mon Dec. 2

    Hour of Code: Binary Code Necklaces Use the ASCII alphabet in Binary to create a bead necklace of your name to help demystify computer science.
  5. Mon Dec. 2

    DECORATIVE PAPER One 2-hour class. Explore different methods of making handmade decorative papers. Finished papers can be used for scrapbooks, handmade cards, gift wrap, collages and mixed media projects. Teens/Adults
  6. Mon Dec. 2

    Gifts from the Kitchen: Mason Jar Oil Candle Lanp at The Route 9 Eatery Cafe Join us at the Route 9 Eatery! Learn to make Mason Jar Oil Candle Lamp, the perfect Holiday gift for friends, family or teachers. A thoughtful gift that requires no cooking. We provide the tools and knowledge needed to complete one gift and make it easy enough to repeat it in your own kitchen. Registration required. All ages. Kids 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult.
  7. Mon Dec. 2 - Mon Dec. 16

    COLLAGE AND MIXED MEDIA 101 Three 1-hour, 45-minute classes. Appreciate art in your everyday life. Learn out-of-the-box collage techniques, helping you express emotion or simply make a gift for someone special. Collage is an accessible medium for all abilities. Push the boundaries of initial ideas of collage and learn new techniques. Teens/Adults
  8. Tue Dec. 3

    HENNA-DESIGNED ORNAMENTS One 2-hour class. Design whimsical ornaments with hand-drawn designs made with paint filled henna cones. Learn to roll henna cones and henna painting techniques. No experience needed. Teens/Adults
  9. Wed Dec. 4

    HAND-STITCHED POCKET JOURNALS One 2-hour class. Create handy pocket journals using a medieval limpbinding process. Sharp tools will be used. No experience needed. Finished projects make perfect gifts! Teens/Adults
  10. Thu Dec. 5

    HAMMERED METAL HAIR ACCESSORIES One 2-hour class. Make simple yet elegant hair pins and bun holders using brass and copper. Hammers and bench anvils will be used. No experience needed. Finished projects make perfect gifts! Teens/Adults
  11. Thu Dec. 5

    Pop-Up Holiday Card Making Create your own pop-up holiday cards. Tickets given out 30 minutes prior to start of program on a first-come, first-served basis.
  12. Sat Dec. 7

    Build Your Own Gingerbread House Enjoy decorating your own gingerbread house and other fun food crafts with the Newark High School Culinary Arts Students. Registration Required.
  13. Sat Dec. 7

    ALCOHOL INK ORNAMENTS One 2-hour class. Learn how to use alcohol inks and compressed air to create three one-of-a-kind glass ornaments. Materials also include ribbons, a gift box for one large ornament and gift tags that can be decorated. Teens/Adults
  14. Sat Dec. 7

    HAND-BUILT CERAMIC SNOW MAN One 1½-hour class. Learn fundamental hand-building techniques and build your own holiday decoration! No experience needed. Pieces will be glazed by instructor and ready for pick up before 12/21. Ages 6-12
  15. Mon Dec. 9

    BOHO ICE DYED SCARVES One 1½-hour class. Ice dying creates a one-of-a-kind pattern, creating unique works of beauty that you can wear. Each scarf is graced with subtle color changes and stunning contrasts as the ice melts and carries the dye into the silk. Scarves may be completed by instructor. Teens/Adults
  16. Mon Dec. 9

    Keepsake Box Decorating Decorate small keepsake boxes with sharpies, stickers and decoupage.
  17. Mon Dec. 9

    Gifts from the Kitchen: Holiday Cookies in a Jar at The Route 9 Eatery Cafe Join us at the Route 9 Eatery! Learn to make Holiday Cookies in a Jar, the perfect Holiday gift for friends, family or teachers. A thoughtful gift that requires no cooking. We provide the tools and knowledge needed to complete one gift and make it easy enough to repeat it in your own kitchen. Registration required. All ages. Kids 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult.
  18. Tue Dec. 10

    String Art Retro and trendy, this craft is easy for beginners to create a dramatic finished piece of art for your walls. Presented by The Art Studio. Teens / Adults.
  19. Thu Dec. 12

    Great Gingerbread Construction Party Food, Fun, crafts. Presented by the William Penn High School. All ages.
  20. Sat Dec. 14

    Gingerbread Cookie Decorating Learn different decorating techniques and go home with a festive gingerbread cookie. Families are welcome and supplies are included.
  21. Sat Dec. 14

    Family Gingerbread House Decorating at The Route 9 Eatery Cafe Build and decorate a gingerbread house with your friends or family. We have all the gum drops, red hots, and more. Registration required. $15/house. All ages. Kids 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  22. Sat Dec. 14

    CONNECTING GENERATIONS: FELT BEAD JEWELRY One 3-hour class. Try something new and experience art with your family and friends. Create your own jewelry while enjoying time together. Use fine wool roving, soap and friction to create fun colorful felt beads. Combine with decorative threads and glass bead accents to make a bracelet, earrings or necklace. Adults and Ages 6+ with a Caregiver.
  23. Sat Dec. 14

    Tassel Jewelry Making Make a tassel and bead necklace. All materials provided. No prior experience is necessary.
  24. Sat Dec. 14

    Wreath Making Learn how to create your own holiday wreath. Supplies provided. Tickets given out 30 minutes prior to start of of program on a first-come, first-served basis.
  25. Mon Dec. 16

    INDIGO DYED SCARVES One 1½-hour class. Indigo dying is fun and even beginners end up with stunning results. The fabric first comes out of the dye bath bright green and turns to deep blue right before your eyes. Dye and silk scarf are provided. Bring your own cotton/linen items to dye, if desired. Wear clothes that can get dirty as the dye is permanent. Teens/Adults
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