Holiday Workshops

Holiday Workshops

Seasonal Craft | Wednesdaysprogramsphoto

Crafts will take place every Wednesday at 3:15pm, check with Crooked Creek Park at 803-345-6181 for schedule of projects. Space is limited, so sign up early! Craft supplies and a snack are provided. Children should bring an adult and wear clothes that can get messy. Ages 3-9. $5. Call 345-6181 to reserve; seats fill up fast. View the Activity Guide here.

final-door-mcc-2017

Makebreak Merry Mini Tree | Nov 4

Time: 1pm – 3pm
Cost: Buy the mini tree, and Michael’s will provide the trimmings!

Michael’s will hold this workshop on November 4th. Pick out a mini tree and decorate it! Website here.

Kids Club Christmas Painted Rocks | Nov 4

Time: 10am – 12pm
Cost: $2 per project, supplies included

They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per project, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event. Website here.

allsouth-merryxmascola-ad

MAKE Calligraphy Cards | Nov 6

Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Cost: Up to $18

Send a card they’ll want to keep forever! Decorate a card with a hand-lettered holiday message and fun 3D design. Supplies are not included and may cost up to $18. Website here.

Kids Club® Craft Stick Ornaments | Nov 11

Time: 10am – 12pm
Cost: $2 per project, supplies included

They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. Website here.

frankies-merryxmascola-ad

MAKEbreak Slime-Filled Ornaments | Nov 11

Time: 1pm – 3pm
Cost: Buy the ornament, and we’ll provide the rest of the supplies, including premade slime

Decorate an ornament and fill it with customized slime. Website here.

Backyard Buds: Thanksgiving Celebration | Nov 16

Time: 9:45am – 10:30am; 11:00am – 11:45am
Cost: $6 for one child (with one adult) per class. Plus admission for general public.

For ages 2-5 at Riverbanks Zoo. It is a time to celebrate as we give thanks, make turkey crafts and explore the harvest that led to our first Thanksgiving dinner. An adult is required to attend with each child.

agritourism-merryxmascola-ad-2017

Home Depot: Stocking Holder Decorative Box | Nov 16

Time: 6:30pm – 8pm
Cost: materials

Add to your holiday decor and learn how to build a stocking hanger box. Home Depot Store Associates will show you how to cut, stain and assemble a stocking hanger box that will adorn your mantel and display your family’s stockings. In addition, their Store Associate will demonstrate safe practices in using common project power tools and can help you shop for everything you need to create your own project at home. The Home Depot Workshops are designed to provide a mix of associate-led instruction, demonstration, and some hands-on learning. Materials can be purchased to make your own project. For more information, contact your local Home Depot store.

Home Depot: Decorative Holiday Shelf | Nov 18

Time: 10am – 11:30am
Cost: materials

Put your holiday spirit on display. In this workshop, you will learn how to cut, stain and assemble a rustic tree shelf to house your holiday charm. In addition, our Store Associate will demonstrate safe practices in using common project power tools and can help you shop for everything you need to create your own project at home. The Home Depot Workshops are designed to provide a mix of associate-led instruction, demonstration, and some hands-on learning. Materials can be purchased to make your own project. For more information, contact your local Home Depot store.

sc-farmers-mkt-merryxmascola-ad

Home Depot: Christmas Tree Ornament | Nov 25

Time: 9am – 12pm

For the kids! Join Home Depot’s hands-on workshop where you and your child can create a holiday picture frame that doubles as a Christmas ornament. Perfect for gifting or adding to the family’s holiday decor. Once the picture frame is built, your child can decorate it with paint and holiday stickers. More information on their website.

Crooked Creek Park: Seasonal Pottery Workshop | Dec 2Pottery

9am – 12pm. Try this one-day workshop and get your hands dirty in the clay, have a fun morning at the park, and make some original holiday decorations to keep or give as gifts. Sign up today! $40/session. View their activity guide here.

 saluda-shoals-mcc

Home Depot: Gingerbread House | Dec 2

Time: 9am – 12pm

For the kids! Build holiday memories in our hands-on workshop where you and your child can put together a wooden gingerbread house that will last year after year. No frosting required! Once the gingerbread house is built, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron, and pin.

Mann Tool Holiday Open
House and Learn-to-Turn Event
| Dec 9

Come in from 9am-1pm and turn your own ornament with the guidance of a Palmetto Woodturner. The fee is only $5 and all proceeds go to Epworth Children’s Home. While you’re here, see the selection of amazing hand-crafted ornaments donated by members of the Palmetto Woodturners. All proceeds from ornament sales also benefit Epworth. It’s a fun event for a great cause! Website here.

Winter Break ART Camp | Dec 18 – 22

Want to get your child out of the house and have them enjoy art at the same time?  Bring them to a 5-day Winter Break Art Camp. This camp is designed to allow your child to experience pottery as well as mixed media art. From 9am – 12pm they will be very busy creating art. Camp is Monday – Friday December 18 – 22 and will be held at the Columbia Art Center, 1227 – C Taylor Street. The age limit for this camp is ages 6 – 12. Minimum of 4 and maximum of 10 allowed in camp. Registration fee of $85 is due by December 8. Students should bring a snack for mid morning break. Questions contact Brenda Oliver at bloliver@columbiasc.net or 545-3093. Visit their website here.

Richland County Adult Activity Center

These classes offer a fun new craft that anyone can do. You can make a special holiday gift or just learn a new hobby:

Crocheting: Thursdays from 10:30am – 12pm (except no class on Nov. 23rd). Free! Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet? Their instructor will help you learn! Crocheting is a creative, fun, and relaxing way to pass the time.

Basket Weaving: Tuesdays from 10am – 12pm (except no class on December 26th). $10/month for residents ($15/month for non-residents). Would you like to learn the art of basket weaving to create beautiful works of art using pine straw and other natural materials? This class is for you!