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DTMHC – Christmas Card Printmaking Workshop

Saturday, December 7, 2024
Noon – 3:00pm

Get into the festive spirit and learn how to do relief printing. Create your own linocut holiday card. All supplies and materials will be provided.

$45 per person.

Pre-registration required.

DTMHC – Day of the Dead Art Workshop

Saturday, November 2, 2024
1:00pm – 3:00pm

At the beginning of November each year, Dia de los Muerto takes place to remember loved ones who have died and honour their memory by welcoming their spirits back into the homes of relatives. Celebrate Day of the Dead by painting your own calavera or sugar skulls. All supplies and materials will be provided.

$25 per person.

Pre-registration required.

DTMHC – Pysanky – Ukrainian Easter Egg Painting

Saturday, March 30, 2024
Noon – 3:00pm

From Pre-Christian times the egg symbolized hope, happiness, and protection. The hand decorating in the Ukrainian tradition is an art that has been handed down through generations. Join us this Easter and discover the beauty of Pysanky.

No previous experience necessary. All supplies and materials will be provided.

$25 per person.

Pre-registration required. Call the museum at 519-426-5870 x.8213 or Eventbrite

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PDHM – Glass Christmas Ornaments with Ingrid Zyma-Irvin

Saturday, November 23 & 30, 2024
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Join local artist Ingrid Zyma-Irvin and create delightful one-of-a-kind glass ornaments and/or a trinket dish just in time for holiday gifting.

All supplies are provided and no previous experience with glass is necessary. This workshop sold out very quickly last year, so sign up fast!

$50 per person

Pre-registration required.

PDHM – Historic Sampler & Beginner Cross Stitch Workshop

Saturday, September 14, 2024
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Join us at PDHM to delve into a brief history of cross stitched samplers, examine historic samplers from Norfolk County’s collection, and start your own project in our hands-on workshop for beginners. Choose from a modern design or one inspired by the samplers in our collection. No experience necessary! We will walk you through the supplies in your kit and teach you how to read a counted cross stitch pattern and create the basic stitches needed to complete a project.

$30 per person

Pre-registration required.

NCA – Advent Christmas Junk Journal Workshop

Christmas Advent Junk Journal with vintage Santa and lady in red velvet dress and hat.

Saturday, November 23, 2024
1:00pm – 4:00pm

In this introductory workshop to the junk journal craft you will learn how to assemble and embellish your own Christmas Advent Junk Journal. Take your keepsake journal home and fill it with your holiday memories or gift it to a friend!  Just in time for Christmas.  This workshop is perfect for beginners!  All supplies provided.  This workshop is recommended for ages 18+.

$50 per person.  Pre-registration required.

WHAM – The Art of Pysanky: Ukrainian Egg Decorating

Saturday, March 9 & 23 and Saturday, May 4
10:00am – 2:00pm

Join us as participants will learn this Ukrainian tradition by using a wax-resist method to decorate their eggs with stunning motifs with instructor Kiana Shabatura.

$25 per person.

No experience necessary! Instruction and supplies will be provided.

Online Registration is required. Registration begins January 31 via ENCORE.

PDHM – Beach Glass Workshop

March 2, 2024
$50 per person

Join local artist Ingrid Zyma-Irvin and make either a beautiful candleholder or a one-of-a-kind mosaic fish using beach glass hand-picked from the shores of Lake Erie. All supplies are provided and no previous mosaic experience is necessary. This workshop sold out very quickly last year, so sign up fast!
PLEASE NOTE: There are two workshops available on the same day: 10:00am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-4:00pm.
Pre-registration required. Register in person at the Port Dover Harbour Museum ($50 incl. HST) or on Eventbrite ($50 ticket + $4.48 Eventbrite “convenience fee”):

Register online here: 

10:00am (SOLD OUT!): https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pdhm-beach-glass-workshop-10-am-registration-804224746867 

1:30pm: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pdhm-beach-glass-workshop-130-pm-registration-804227765897 

WHAM – Painting Ornaments with Crock A Doodle

Saturday, November 30, 2024 & Saturday, December 7, 2024
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Paint your own holiday ornaments! 

$30 per participant, 2 ornaments per person.

Online Registration is required. Registration begins October 30 via ENCORE.