Holiday Workshops at Place des Arts

Place Des Arts Coquitlam Christmas Programs

Could you use a little bit of help getting into festive spirit? Or perhaps you’re looking for some seasonal fun for your little ones? Either way, Place des Arts in Coquitlam has you covered. Check out these upcoming holiday workshops.

Felted Christmas Ornaments

Thursday, December 4, 2014, 6:00-9:00pm
Ages 8-12 years
Cost $33.50

Join in on the fun and create beautiful felted Christmas ornaments, such as bejeweled Christmas balls or a garland of felted stars. Explore different wet felting techniques and acquire the skills necessary to create finished pieces. Felting is quick, fun and a great way to make gifts. Supplies included.

Christmas Clay Magic

Mondays and Tuesdays, December 1/8 or 2/9, 2014
Ages 4-7 and 8-12 years
Cost $29

Hey Kids! Make your own clay Christmas decorations and gifts for the special people in your lives in this fun and magical class. Supplies included.

Miniature Baskets for Christmas

(18 + years) Sat, Dec. 5, 1-5pm
Saturday, December 5, 2014, 1:00-5:00pm
Ages 18+
Cost $48

Learn basic basket techniques by weaving many tiny baskets from cane. Weave with wicker, wire and other materials. Try out making basket borders, handles and patterns on a small scale. These miniature round baskets will delight as tree ornaments or hostess gifts. Supplies included. Suitable for all levels.

To really get into a festive mood, you may also want to check out the Once Upon a Winter’s Night concert featuring Rebecca Blair and friends, on November 29, 2014 at 7:30pm. Harpists Rebecca Blair and Judy Henry will join soprano Megan Goudreau and fiddler/recorder player Deborah Jackson to get you into the holiday spirit with a feast of seasonal songs and Christmas carols from many lands. Let their enchanted music and stories, both old and new, warm a winter’s night.

To find out more about what’s happening at Place des Arts over the holiday season, or to look into their course offerings starting in the New Year, visit or drop by their centre at 1120 Brunette in Coquitlam. And while you’re there, be sure to do a little bit of holiday shopping in their Christmas Boutique!

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