Together at Home for the Holidays Series

Together at Home for the Holidays 

The holidays may be a little different this year, but they can still feel the same. Connect with Kingston’s makers, chefs, and musicians to experience a bit of the Limestone City and make some merry at home this holiday season.

Presented in partnership with Visit Kingston, the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts and The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning.




Spiced Ginger Cookies

Juniper Café 

Join Tarryn from the Juniper Café and learn how to make their famous fresh Spiced Ginger Cookies – a perfect treat for the holiday season. Juniper Café, located in The Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, believes in making great food and great coffee accessible to all.

Supplies: cloves, pepper, cinnamon, ginger, salt, baking soda, flour, butter, sugar, molasses, baking sheet, mixing bowls, measuring cups, large spoon, mixer

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Learn to Weave at Home

Kingston Handloom Weavers & Spinners

Join Nancy from the Kingston Handloom Weavers & Spinners to learn how to make your own loom and weave a small mat or decorative wall art using everyday items. The guild promotes an interest and education in weaving, spinning, and related fiber arts, and welcomes all levels.

Supplies: firm cardboard, ruler, pencil, scissors, yarn, darning needle (optional – can use a skewer or your fingers), dowel or knitting needle, fork

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Holiday Ornaments

Kingston School of Dance

Join instructor Linda Wolfram Fraser from Kingston Potters’ Guild to create your own holiday ornaments by rolling clay, imprinting a pattern, and cutting out the shape. The Kingston Potters’ Guild, one of the oldest pottery guilds in Ontario, offers classes and workshops.

Supplies: air-dry clay, rolling pin, cookie cutter, lace (or other textured material), pin tool or skewer, water, paint, Mod Podge, ribbon or yarn

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Family Holiday Dance Class

Kingston School of Dance

Join Kingston School of Dance instructors Camille Spencer and Amy Booth from the comfort of your living room as we celebrate the magic of the holidays with music and dance. This 30-minute creative dance class is suitable for all generations and family members.

Supplies: a clear space in your home, chair if you prefer to sit, your bubble or just dance it out yourself

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Fresh Outdoor Wreath Décor

Glocca Morra Studio 

Join artist Rhonda Evans to learn how to make your own fresh outdoor wreath. Rhonda is an artist, a designer, a teacher, and an entrepreneur. She is influenced by her home province of Newfoundland’s warm, rugged spirit, as well as her family farm here in Kingston.

Supplies: greenery of your choice (cedar, spruce, white pine, juniper), wreath décor (pinecones, berries, icicles), wreath form, wired ribbon, wire, clippers

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