Seasonal Craft | Nov 1, 15, 22, 29 – Dec 6, 13, 20
On the above dates at Crooked Creek Park from 4-5pm. Create different seasonal crafts (ornaments, plate for Santa, scarecrow/snowman, snowman). Craft supplies and snack are provided. Ages 3-9. $5. Call 345-6181 to reserve; seats fill up fast. View the Activity Guide here.
Make It Merry Ornament Event | Nov 12
Make a Christmas ornament for your tree at Michael’s on November 12th from 1pm – 3pm. Enjoy some hands-on family crafting! Grownups and kids will work together to design and create colorful thumbprint ornaments. Buy the ornament and the rest of the supplies are free. Website here.
Make It Merry Wreath Event | Nov 19
On Saturday, November 19 from 1 pm – 3pm. Create a traditional wreath featuring a cheerful red Cardinal or a winter-white wreath with pristine Poinsettias. Buy the wreath base, and the rest of the supplies are free. More Info.
Advent Workshop | Nov 20
Virginia Wingard Memorial United Methodist Church will hold this workshop from 3 – 5pm, which will feature crafts for all ages in preparation for the Advent Season! For more information call 803-772-0794 or visit website.
Free Cookie Decorating Class | Nov 29
Come to Michael’s and create classic holiday treats with gingerbread shapes and icing. Supplies not included. Class time is 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Cost of supplies up to $5. More Info.
Kid’s Club- Sprout Stocking| Dec 3
Come to Michael’s and your kids can craft while you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per project, supplies included. From 10 am – 12 pm. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event. More Info.
Bring your children to Lowe’s at 10am to make a beautiful ornament for your Christmas tree! Registration opens November 21st. Free. Website here.
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!
Nature’s Ornaments | Dec 15
Enjoy this workshop designed for ages 2-5 at Riverbanks Zoo from 10 – 10:45am. Use natural materials to make holiday decorations that you can share with your family and friends! This session is focused mainly on fun and creativity and sharing with others for the holidays. More information here.
Christmas Centerpiece Design Class | Dec 19
The Floral Design School of Columbia will hold this class, where you will make a fresh, beautiful and long-lasting centerpiece for your holiday table! The casual and fun class welcomes you to bring your own beverages to drink as you design. Class will be held from 6-8pm at 302 Senate Street in Columbia. Registration fee is $45 and includes all materials and instruction, so sign up now as there is a limited number of participants. Call (803) 730-5096 or check their Facebook page.
Winter Break ART Camp | Dec 27 – 30
Want to get your child out of the house and have them enjoy art at the same time? Bring them to a 4-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 Tuesday-Friday December 27-30 and will be held at the Columbia Art Center, 1928 Calhoun Street. The age limit for this camp is ages 5 – 9. Minimum of 4 and maximum of 10 allowed in camp. Registration fee of $65 is due by December 9. Students should bring a snack for mid morning break. Questions contact Brenda Oliver at firstname.lastname@example.org or 545-3093. More Info.
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 10am – 12pm. Free. Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet? Their instructor will help you learn.
Basket Weaving: Tuesdays from 10am – 12pm. $10/month. 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! More Info.