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Guide to 2019 holiday crafts and art classes

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Create a unique holiday craft this year at one of these workshops.

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Want to make a great painting or craft as a gift or to decorate your home this holiday? Check out one of the workshops below.

 

DIY Workshop: Light Up Christmas Sign at Home Depot - Thursday, November 21st, 6:30-8pm. Add to your holiday decor by creating a Light Up Christmas Sign. With the help of our Store Associates, you’ll build a wooden frame using a circular saw and brad nailer. Apply your personal style when staining or painting your design. Complete the look by inserting string lights that illuminate the tree outline. Make your project a festive feature showcased on your mantel or anywhere in your home for the holidays. The Home Depot Workshops are designed to provide a mix of associate led instruction, demonstration and some hands-on learning. Materials can be purchased to make your own project. Locations: Various Home Depot locations throughout Long Island.

 

Paint Nite: Winter Snowman Love - Friday, November 22nd, 7pm. Create a holiday themed painting. Location: East Islip Lanes, 117 East Main Street, East Islip.

 

Decorating with a Purpose: A Gingerbread House Event -  Friday, November 22nd, 4-7pm. It's a Gingerbread House Fundraiser for Children and Adults of all ages to support the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. Start your decorating at the time you arrive. Location: BrewSA Brewing Company, 180 Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport.

 

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Paint Nite: Glowing Winter - Saturday, November 23rd, 7pm. Create a holiday themed painting. Location: Paradise Diner - Hauppauge, 579 Veterans Memorial Highway, Hauppauge.

 

Thanksgiving Terrarium Centerpieces - Sunday, November 24th, 1-3pm. Looking for a new autumn-themed decoration, a centerpiece for your holiday dinner or something fun to do with family or friends? Come to OTG and create your own autumn-themed succulent display. Cost is determined by size of terrarium: small terrarium for $20 (includes 1 decoration and 3 succulent plants), medium terrarium for $40 (includes 2 decorations and 5 succulent plants), and large terrarium for $50 (includes 4 decorations and 7 succulent plants). All sizes include a glass container and soil mix. Location: Olde Towne Gardens, 360 Old Town Road, East Setauket.

 

Paint Nite: Snowballs for Sale - Sunday, November 24th, 1pm. Create a holiday themed painting. Location: Bar Louie - Massapequa Sunrise Mall, One Sunrise Mall, Massapequa.

 

Paint Nite: Reach for the Star - Sunday, November 24th, 5pm. Create a holiday themed painting. Location: Applebee's Brentwood, 300 Motor Parkway, Brentwood.

 

Plant Nite: Seasonal Succulent Rustic Square Wooden Terrarium - Monday, November 25th, 7pm. Gifted growers will guide you step-by-step as you make a mini Zen garden, succulent arrangement, or tiny terrarium. Dig in for two lively hours of planting, creating, and laughing with the group. Location: Harbor Crab, 116 Division Street, Patchogue.

 

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Paint Nite: Christmas Wreath Monogram - Tuesday, November 26th, 7pm. Create a holiday themed painting. Location: That Meetball Place, 52 W. Main Street, Patchogue.

 

Paint Nite: Merry Little Trees Ornaments - Tuesday, November 26th, 7pm. Location:  Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro, 185 Main Street, Farmingdale.

 

Snow Much Fun Paint Event - Saturday, November 30th, 4-5:30pm. Paint a fun winter themed battery operated light up bottle. Fun for all ages. Limited to 20 people and will sell out fast! Parties of 10 or more call 516-238-3922. Location: Samanea Mall (formerly The Source), 1504 Old Country Road, Westbury.

 

Paint Nite: Winter WOLF in Snow - Saturday, November 30th, 2pm.

Create a winter themed painting. Location: On The Border, 45 Middle Avenue, Holtsville.

 

Kids Workshop: Stocking Ornament - Saturday, November 30th, 9am-12pm. Have fun making your own stocking ornament this holiday season. Using the pieces in this kit, you’ll learn to nail a frame to the inside of your ornament. The frame can hold any favorite small photo. With help from your parents and our Store Associates, you can paint your creation to make it truly unique. Don’t forget to add stickers for a final special touch. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. Locations: Various Home Depot locations throughout Long Island.

 

Paint Nite: Choose Your Christmas Design - Wine Bottle - Saturday, November 30th, 7pm. Location: Bowl Long Island, 138 West Avenue, Patchogue.

 

Light Up Ceramic Holiday Wreath - Tuesday, December 3rd, 7pm. Location: Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro, 185 Main Street, Farmingdale.

 

Paint Nite: Polar Bear Holiday Lights - Tuesday, December 3rd, 7pm. Location: TGI Fridays, 3535 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown.

 

Paint Nite: Paint Your Partner As A Snowman - Barn Wood Style - Tuesday, December 3rd, 7pm. Location:  The Main Event, 799 Old Country Road, Plainview.

 

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Fire & Ice Candles - Saturday, December 7th, 1:30-3pm. Using hot wax and cold ice, you will create a unique candle for yourself or a friend just in time for the holidays. Decorations available to add, but you may bring your own. Reservations are required starting two weeks prior. Location: Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, 581 West Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown.

 

Kids Workshop: Christmas Countdown Calendar - Saturday, December 7th, 9am-12pm. Create your own countdown to the holidays, and have a blast with your child while doing it. Kids develop hands-on skills with sanding, nailing and applying stickers. With help from parents and store associates, your child will make a merry memory this holiday season. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Locations: Various Home Depot locations throughout Long Island.

 

Holiday MAKER Fest - Saturday, December 7th, 11am-2pm. A variety of fa-la-la-bulous holiday DIYs in store for (almost) free. Holiday Hoop Wreath: Deck out your door this season with a sweet hoop wreath! Buy the wreath base, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided by Michaels. Holiday Floral Mason Jar: Paint a mason jar and add a jolly jingle for a memorable Christmas keepsake! The jar and supplies to decorate it will be provided by Michaels. Christmas Tree T-Shirt: Be the cutest dressed guest at holiday parties with this personalized t-shirt project! The t-shirt, Siser® vinyl and supplies to decorate it will be provided by Michaels. Gingerbread House Making: All supplies are included when customers purchase the Wilton gingerbread house kit. Gingerbread House Bell: Free, ages 3+, supplies included. Locations: Various Michaels locations across Long Island.

 

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Snow Much Fun Paint Event - Sunday, December 8th, 4-5:30pm. Paint a fun winter themed battery operated light up bottle. Fun for all ages. Limited to 20 people and will sell out fast! Parties of 10 or more call 516-238-3922. Location: Samanea Mall (formerly The Source), 1504 Old Country Road, Westbury.

 

Paint Nite: Wine Bottle Frosty Birches Twinkle Lights - Sunday, December 8th, 5pm. Create a holiday themed craft. Location: Port Jeff Bowl, 31 Cherub Lane, Port Jefferson Station.

 

Candle Maker: Candle Trio - Monday, December 9th, 7pm. Spend a zen-sational evening working with soy-based wax, scented oils, and unique decorative elements to craft custom candles. Location: The Main Event, 1815 Broad Hollow Rd (Route 110), Farmingdale.

 

Plant Nite: Merry Christmas Chalkboard Customizable Planter - Tuesday, December 10th,  7pm. Location: Hooters, 25 Smith Street, Farmingdale.

 

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Paint Nite: Winter Lantern with Birches - Thursday, December 12th, 7pm. Location: P.F. Changs, 160 Walt Whitman Rd, Huntington Station.

 

Christmas Wreath Workshop - Saturday, December 14th, 10:30am-2pm. Create a stunning wreath in the “Old Westbury Gardens” style. Locations: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury.

 

Holiday MAKER Fest Reindeer Antlers + Christmas T-Shirt - Saturday, December 14th, 11am-2pm. Festive Christmas T-Shirt: Buy the t-shirt, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided by Michaels. Reindeer Antlers: Free, Ages 3+, supplies included. Locations: Various Michaels locations across Long Island.

 

Holiday Swag - Sunday, December 15th, 1:30-3pm. Using a wide array of fresh greenery, create lovely swag for your door or to give as a gift when visiting for the holidays. Add a decoration or two from home to make it extra special! Reservations are required starting two weeks prior. Location: Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, 581 West Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown.

 

Holiday Displays using Succulents - Sunday, December 15th, 1-3pm. Create your own holiday-themed succulent display. Terrariums are perfect for table centerpieces, holiday displays and are fun activity for people of all ages! Cost is determined by size of terrarium: small terrarium for $25 (includes 1 holiday figure and 3 succulent plants), medium terrarium for $40 (includes 2 holiday figures and 5 succulent plants), and large terrarium for $50 (includes 4 holiday figures and 7 succulent plants). All sizes include a glass container and soil mix. Location: Olde Towne Gardens, 360 Old Town Road, East Setauket.

 

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Menorah Workshop - Sunday, December 15th, 2-3pm. Dive into the world of oil, from whale oil to olive oil! See historic whale oil lamps, and create a Whale Menorah to light up your home. Open to adults + kids (younger kids with adult help). $12 participant. Members half off. No registration required. Location: The Whaling Museum & Education Center, 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor.

 

Sea Glass Ornament Workshop - Sunday, December 15th, 2-3pm. Enter the magical world of glass. See 19th century glass bottles from our collection and design a sea glass ornament. Open to adults + kids $12 participant. Members half off. No registration required. Location: The Whaling Museum & Education Center, 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor.

 

Plant Nite: Christmas Iron Birdcage - Monday, December 16th, 7pm. Location: The Main Event, 1815 Broad Hollow Rd (Route 110), Farmingdale.

 

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