Holiday Workshops

I know, I know – it’s not even Halloween yet. It feels a little bit early to be talking about the holiday season in any way, shape, or form. However, there are a number of holiday workshops coming up in the Tri-Cities in the next few weeks, and if you’d like to participate, you’ll want to register now. If you have visions of a handmade holiday, here are a few suggestions to help you get started.

Evergreen Cultural Centre

For more information or to register for any Evergreen Cultural Centre workshops visit or call 604.927.6552.

Holiday Family Fun with Clay

Tuesdays, November 12–December 3, 2013, 6:30-7:30pm
$100, Parent and child aged 5+

Make hanging ornaments and dishes including mugs. All work is handbuilt with food safe glazes, which you will be applying!

Making Art Together: Holiday Cards

Saturday, December 7, 2013, 10:00am-12:00pm
$25, Parent and child aged 5+

Using paint, printmaking, pastel, and collage you will explore your creativity and enjoy sharing the moment together — plus you will have beautiful cards ready to give out to your friends and family.

Mackin House

For more information or to register for any Mackin House workshops visit or call 604.516.6151.

Holiday Cookie Ornament Decorating

Saturday, November 23, 2013, 1:00-3:30pm
Free, All ages

Decorate beautiful Christmas ornaments for our tree and yours. All supplies provided. Pre-registration required.

Place des Arts

For more information or to register for any Place des Arts workshops visit or call 604.664.1636.

Basketry: Christmas Minuatures

Saturday, November 30, 2013, 1:00-5:00pm
$46 plus tax, 18 years and up

Learn basic basketry techniques by weaving many tiny baskets. Suitable for all levels.

Christmas Clay Magic

Various dates and times in early December, 2013
$27, 4-7 years old or 8-12 years old

Make your own clay Christmas decorations and gifts in this fun and magical class.

Felted Christmas Ornaments

Thursday, December 5, 2013, 6:00-9:00pm
$30.50, 8-14 years old

Create beautiful felted ornaments such as bejewelled Christmas balls or a garland of felted stars.

Port Coquitlam

For more information or to register for any Port Coquitlam workshops visit or call 604.927.7529.

Christmas Door Swag and Centrepiece Workshop at Wilson Centre

Saturday, December 14, 2013, 10:00am-2:00pm
$25, Ages 15 years and up

Capture the Christmas spirit by making this cedar doorswag and centerpiece. Additional supplies may be purchased at the class. Please bring cedar greens.

Port Moody Arts Centre

For more information or to register for any Port Moody Arts Centre workshops visit or call 604.931.2008.

Christmas Gifts

Wednesdays, November 13–December 18, 2013, 3:45–5:00pm
$95, Ages 6-12 years

The children will create gifts that will be suitable for all family members. Make three items as gifts, then wrap them so
they’re ready to put under the tree.

Christmas Clay – Family Workshop

Saturday, December 7, 2013, 1:00–2:30pm
$45, One adult and child
Using stamps and cut–outs, parents and children work side by side, creating fun decorations for the Christmas season. The pieces will be painted with cheery under glaze colours and finished with a clear glaze.

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