Holiday Make-It, Take-It Workshops Announced at the Botanical Gardens!

Posted on October 24, 2018 by Admissions General

Buffalo, NY - The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens announced their Holiday Make-It, Take-It Workshops.  Make-It, Take-It Workshops are extremely popular and some classic seasonal favorites are on the schedule for this winter. The Decorated Boxwood Tree class will take place on December 1, the popular Fresh Conifer Wreath workshop will be held on December 2 and the Fresh Holiday Arrangement workshop will be held on December 19 and 20. Make-It, Take-It Workshops are a great way to spend time with friends or family members, while doing something fun and creative.  Make memories and take home a masterpiece!

Returning by popular request, this winter, is the Decorated Boxwood Tree Workshop on December 1.  Two sessions, 9:00-11:00am and 1:00-3:00pm, of this popular seasonal workshop will be offered.   Participants will create their own unique boxwood tree and the Botanical Gardens will supply all materials along with ribbons and small holiday décor items. Participants should bring gloves, hand clippers, and a large box for transporting their arrangement.

The Fresh Conifer Wreath Workshop will take place on December 2 with choices of a 9:00-11:00am or 1:00-3:00pm session. If you love the smell of holiday evergreen boughs, create a fresh and fragrant 14” conifer wreath to add some seasonal greenery to your home. The Botanical Gardens will supply all materials along with ribbons and small holiday décor items. Participants should bring hand clippers, garden gloves and a large box for transport.

The Fresh Holiday Arrangement workshop is back this year with two dates to choose from, December 19 or 20.  The workshop will be held from 6:00-8:00pm on both days. Bring the scents of the holidays home and design a lovely arrangement for your dinner table or craft the perfect hostess gift. Participants will want to bring hand clippers, a pair of scissors and a large box for transporting their creation. All supplies needed for this workshop will be provided.

Each individual workshop is $35 for Botanical Gardens’ members and $40 for the general public. Space is limited – organizers suggest registering early. Please call 716.827.1584 ext. 730 or register online.

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