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Handmade Holidays

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us in the Garden for our annual celebration of winter, local artists and makers, and community! This event is free and for the whole family. rain or shine.

 

Check out the schedule below! Paper maps and schedules with locations will also be available at the event.

Shopping

12-2pm: Wreath and Plant Pick-up

12-4pm: Vendor Market

 

Workshops

12-2pm: Blacksmithing Talk & Demo

2-4pm: Interactive Blacksmithing Session

12-4pm: Wreath-Making Workshop

                 Herbal Tea Blends with Build Your Home Apothecary

2-4pm: A Trace of Winter: Pressed Botanicals

 

Tours

1-2pm: A Tour of Indigenous Landscape

2-3pm: Bark, Roots and Needles: Things to Make and Do in a Winter Garden

3-4pm: Buds and Bark Tree ID

 

Kids’ Activities

12-4pm: Fairy Houses

                Stories by the Campfire

 

Outdoor Activities

12-4pm: Get Your Portrait Taken!

3-4pm: Pie Baking Competition

4-5pm: Look Through Our Telescope

4-5pm: Drumming & Closing Toast

4:15-4:30pm: Volunteer Appreciation

Food

12-4pm: Food Vendors in Pavilion

               Free Hot Beverages & Campfire Snacks (while supplies last!)

 4-5pm: Free S’mores and Mulled Wine

 

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