Holiday Ornament Workshops in Westchester
As we are getting close to the holiday season, you have likely put up your Christmas tree as you added all of your family’s favorite ornaments. This season, consider adding a few more to the mix with your own personal creations. In Westchester and the surrounding area, you’ll find many crafting workshops that specialize in holiday ornament making. From traditional options to those made with LEGOs and glass, you’ll find many special crafting events for you and your kids.
Psst…looking for more holiday crafts? Check out our list of Holiday Markets and Craft Fairs in Westchester
Wednesday, November 29th from 6:30pm-8:30pm
Holiday Calligraphy Ornaments
Adult crafters will learn how to design and create a globe and/or acrylic holiday ornament. No calligraphy experience is necessary. $30 per person. Midland Ave. Parking Lot and Entrance Bronxville, NY 10708
Friday, November–Sunday, November 26, 12:00pm–4:00pm; Saturdays & Sundays in December, 12:00pm–4:00pm; and Tuesday, December 26–Friday, December 29, 1:00pm–4:00pm
Family Science Workshop: Nebula-in-a-Bubble Holiday Ornament
Create a very different type of ornament in this fun family workshop. Families will learn how to make a holiday ornament based on a real stellar nebula, or create their own. Recommended for ages four and up. 511 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701.
Thursday, November 30th; Wednesday, December 6th; or Thursday, December 7th at 5:30pm
LEGO Ornament Class
Families will have a blast during this guided building activity, making three ornaments! Additionally, snacks and drinks will be provided. 7 Lake Ridge Plaza, Rte. 303, Valley Cottage, NY 10989.
Friday, December 1st; Thursday, December 7th; and Sunday, December 1st from 6:30pm-9:00pm
Holiday Paint Night
Visit MAKE for an evening of painting. This includes the painting of menorahs, ornaments and other figurines for Christmas, serving platters, and more. Additionally, the event is BYO for beverages and designed for adults. 118 West Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY 10543.
Friday, December 1st from 6:30pm-8:00pm
Holiday Seascape Ornaments
Visit the Pottery Factory in Mount Kisco to learn how to create holiday seascape ornaments. Attendees will use a variety of supplies such as seashells, tumbled glass, sand, petite starfish and more. You can also bring your favorite beach items to add to your piece. Adults only and $49 per person. 179 East Main Street
Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Saturday, December 2nd from 1:00pm-3:00pm
Glass Fusion Ornament Workshop
Learn how to create beautiful ornaments using glass fusion techinques. Additionally, attendees will have the chance to work with colored glass to make at least two ornaments. $65 per person. 621 Route 22, Croton Falls, NY 10519
Friday, December 1st and Friday, December 8th from 2:30-5:30pm
Pottery Painting Ornaments
Visit the Railyard Arts Studio during their drop-in hours to paint ceramic ornaments. The studio provides all materials and they will glaze and fire your ornaments, which will be ready in a walk. Attendees should email [email protected] to reserve their spot. This workshop is designed for ages 8+ (Ages 8-14 are welcome to attend with an adult.) 621 Route 22, Croton Falls, NY 10519.
Tuesday, December 5th from 6:30pm-8:00pm
Hand Lettered Holiday Ornaments Workshop
Take a trip to New Canaan to create your very own hand-lettered holiday ornaments. Here, attendees will learn how to decorate two ornaments with hand calligraphy and festive illustrations. No previous artistic experience is necessary. $50 per person. Adults only. 681 South Ave, New Canaan, CT 06840
Saturday, December 16th, from 10:00am-4:00pm
Clay Holiday Market
Visit the Clay Art Center for their annual Clay Holiday Market. Here, you can find handmade ceramic gifts, ornaments, cultural items, contemporary tableware and sculptures. Families can also enjoy free ornament painting and sweets throughout the day.