It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…well maybe not the snowy weather yet,  but our local businesses are booking up for their Holiday Wreath making classes and we wanted to share a few of them with you!  Grab your friends or head solo to one of these locations to create a one-of-a-kind centerpiece or wreath to display in your home this Holiday season!

 

Alice’s Table

 

November 21st – 5pm.  Thanksgiving Wonderland Arrangement at Serena & Lily (Westport).  Enjoy $20 off this Thanksgiving Wonderland event, compliments of Serena & Lily! Use promo code: SERENA when registering to create your Thanksgiving Wonderland Centerpiece. Your ticket includes all the materials you’ll need, plus live step by step instruction. Learn the art of fresh flower arranging (just in time to deck your own halls) and at the end of the event, take home your stunning centerpiece. Complimentary light bites and beverages will be served!  Cost per person is $65.  Register here!

 

November 25th – 7pm.  Thanksgiving Pumpkins and Petals at AR Workshop (Fairfield).  Join us for a Thanksgiving Flower Arranging workshop.  Come learn how to create a festival floral arrangement on top of a beautiful white or organe pumpkin (you choose).  You will learn all the tips and tricks of fresh flower arranging and leave with a gorgeous centerpiece that is sure to “wow” your dinner guests.  Enjoy time with friends and remember to BYOB!  Register here!

 

December 3rd – 6pm.  Fresh Holiday Wreath at The Boathouse (Stratford).  Join us for an evening of fresh wreath making. Using a fresh evergreen wreath we will adorn it with fresh seasonal foliage and blooms make a unique holiday wreath for you to take home that is sure to bring cheer to your home and welcome all who enter.  Cost is $75 per person.  Register here!

 

December 3rd – 6pm.  Winter Wreaths with Alice’s Table at Cross Culture Kombucha (Danbury).  Come join us for a night of kombucha and wreath decorating. You’ll take home a beautiful hand decorated grapevine wreath for a new twist to your holiday door. Your ticket also includes kombucha while you design and a cheese plate. There will be special discounts on kombucha fills, so don’t forget your growlers.  Cost is $90 per person.  Register here!

 

 

Ganim’s Garden Center

 

Hosting 4 Winter Workshops (public classes), but is also available to host private events.

 

November 21st – 6pm – 8pmThanksgiving Centerpiece & Succulent Class.  Come join me and Merrilee of Ganim’s for a fun experience making a gorgeous pumpkin centerpiece for your Thanksgiving festitivites. This isn’t ANY pumpkin though. This is a gorgeous, ceramic pumpkin to keep for years. We will fill with succulents and you can also add some essential oils for a fall scent to the air. You can also make your very own fall harvest spray. Grab a girlfriend (or two, or three!) and come enjoy an evening out. Tickets are $50 each and include the ceramic pumpkin, succulents, glass amber bottle with a custom label, essential oils and the class.  Register here!

 

December 6th – 7pm – 9pmWreath Making Beyond Balsam.  Forget the high end catalogs. Start with a 12 inch metal frame and construct your own winter-season wreath using a variety of natural evergreen material. Abandon preconceived notions and create your own combinations using Fraser Fir, Incense Cedar, Variegated Boxwood, Berried Juniper, Eucalyptus, Magnolia leaves and more! Bring your wreath home for proud display.  We provide pruners, frame and material. You’re welcome to bring your own gloves. Dress warmly!  Cost is $65 per person. Register here!

 

December 9th – 7pm -8:30pm.  Boxwood Tree Making.  If you’ve received a boxwood tree for the holidays, you probably never imagined how one is made. Now you can actually come to our class and make a beautiful tree, guided by our expert staff.
Create a centerpiece that will last for weeks. Learn what it takes to make a tree and add decorations to match your décor.  Class includes container, oasis foam, boxwood greens, pruners, decorations and instruction!  Cost is $55 per person.  Register here!

 

December 18th – 7pm – 8:30pm.  Centerpiece Design. Design a Masterpiece For Your Table This Holiday.  Come and design a spectacular centerpiece for all your holiday needs. Create your own holiday centerpiece using fresh greens such as Balsam, Fraser, Pine, Incense Cedar, Berried Juniper, Cedar, Boxwood, Magnolia leaves and more.  Add candles to complete your masterpiece and dress up with fresh cut flowers, pine cones, berries, ribbon and more!  Don’t forget to water daily and enjoy through the holiday season!  Cost is $50 per person.  Register here!

 

 

Hub & Spoke

 

Join us for an evening of Holiday Cheer as we prep for the Holidays by making your very own Christmas wreath. Learn wreath making 101 with Event Planner and Florist Jaimee Smith-Solomon by hand-tieing assorted winter greens, pine cones, embellishments and bows. A group activity favorite! Bring your favorite clippers and gloves and join in on the fun!  Cost is $38 pp.  Reservation required and groups welcomed!  Register here!

November 22nd – 6:30pm – 8:30pm (SOLD OUT – but keep checking back for more dates)

December 10th – 6:30pm – 8:30pm (SOLD OUT – but keep checking back for more dates)

 

 

Laurel Glen Farm

 

Holiday Wreath Workshop (Shelton)!  Join us for another wonderful event in our farm barn for our 2nd annual Holiday Wreath Workshop! This year we have even more in store for you! You’ll be crafting a 20″ mixed green holiday wreath with help from our wreath experts, and on Saturday we’ll have hot cocoa and cookies, a fire to keep toasty warm, a Christmas carol sing a long, holiday crafts for the kids, and a special visit from Santa!!  Tickets are $40 for adults and $10 for kids (kids will make a mixed green swag).  Register here!

December 6th – 6:30pm – 8:30pm (with hot cocoa & cookies)

December 7th – 1:30pm – 3:30pm (with full festivities)

 

 

Red Flower Truck

 

December 5th, 10th, 13th, 15th. 18th  – 7pm – 8:30pm.  Holiday Wreath Workshop (Stamford).  In this class you will make a 14 inch wreath for outdoors or indoors that you will be proud to display. Includes: 14 inch wreath base, all materials needed, fresh greens and supplies (tools and wire) and decorations. You get to choose your bow and decorations. If you want lots of shimmery holiday bling or to a more natural look with pine cones and berries; we have it all!! You will take home a one of a kind Holiday wreath made by you – and maybe a few new friends. Feel free to bring your own beverage or one to share.   The Red Flower truck will provide all that you need to get your Holiday started!  Cost per person is $55.  Register here!

 

December 12th and 17th – 6:30pm – 8pm.  Holiday Boxwood Tree (Stamford). In this class you will make a holiday boxwood tree.  Includes: All materials needed, fresh greens and supplies (tools and wire) and decorations. A 6 x 4 wooden box. You get to choose your bow and decorations. If you want lots of shimmery holiday bling or to a more natural look with pine cones and berries; we have it all!!  You will take home a master piece made by you -a 16 inch mini boxwood tree filled with lots of holiday bling & fairy lights or have a more natural look with pine cones and berries– and maybe a few new friends. Feel free to bring your own beverage or one to share. The Red Flower truck will provide all that you need to get your Holiday started!  Cost per person is $55.  Register here!

 

 

U.S.S. Chowder Pot

 

December 3rd – 6pm – 9pm.  Holiday Wreath Workshop (Branford). These aren’t your typical holiday wreaths: they’re full of fresh magnolia and seasonal greenery decorated with a gorgeous bow and your choice of accessories!! Weather you want your wreath filled with lots of shimmery holiday bling or to have a more natural look with pine cones and berries; We have it all!  We’ll be blasting the holiday Pandora station, filling the room with the heavenly fragrance of fresh greenery and having a holly jolly good ol’ time!  Cost is $65 per person.  Register here!

 

 

Wells Hollow Farm

 

November 24th – 2pm – 4pm.  Wreath Making Workshop (Shelton).  Join us for a joyful afternoon of Christmas decorating. Create your own wreath, made of fresh greens, and countless decorations.  Cost is $40 per person.  Register here!

 

 

Woodcock Nature Center

 

December 2nd – 6th & December 9th – 13th – 6:30pm or 8:30pm classes.  Nighttime Session (Wilton): Those registered for the 6:30 pm session will decorate in our Nature Center first and then may head over to the pavilion to spend more time with friends afterwards. Those registered for the 8:30 pm session can spend time in the pavilion first, beginning at 7 pm, then head over to our Nature Center to decorate at 8:30 pm. The pavilion remains open until 11 pm each night. Tickets are $75 a piece, plus $2.49 processing fee ($77.49 total). This event is for attendees aged 21 and over.

 

December 5th and December 12th – 11am – 1:30pm. Lunchtime Sessions (Wilton): Lunchtime decorating sessions will decorate in our Nature Center beginning at 11am. Afterwards, head over to the pavilion to spend more time with friends. The pavilion will remain open until 1:30pm. Bring your own food and drink for a festive afternoon with friends. Tickets are $55 a piece, plus $2.09 processing fee ($57.09 total). This event is for attendees aged 21 and over.

 

December 14th – 10am – 4pm.  Family Day (Wilton).  All ages are welcome! Use an array of natural materials and a few fun kid friendly pieces mixed in. You will leave with a beautiful balsam holiday wreath.  This is a class – participants are provided materials and decorate their own wreath, but no instruction is provided.  This is an open house event. No advance purchase.  Cost is $55 per wreath; includes all decorating materials.

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