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Appalachian Center for Craft

Annual Holiday Festival

November 19-21, 2021


Gallery - sale on all* handcrafted items in the Gallery!

  • 30% discount - Friday - 3 p.m.-7 p.m. 
  • 25% discount - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.
*Excludes exhibitions and supplies.

Workshops - special, hands-on, shorter-length workshops

Register online for a variety of holiday-inspired, hands-on workshops. Each workshop is designed for true beginners and the creations will make wonderful keepsakes, presents or holiday traditions.
All materials and use of tools and equipment are included in the workshop fees. Please follow guidelines in the workshop descriptions for minimum age requirements. 
All workshops take place, Saturday, November 20!
QUESTIONS? Please contact Gail Gentry at ggentry@tntech.edu.
We have openings in all the workshops!
(except glass)
Walk-ins Are Welcome!

Workshop Options include:

  • Decorating and Stamping Ornaments in Clay – cut out festive ClayCutOuts shapes from clay, impress them with a variety of stamps, and decorate them with color. We will fire the pieces and ship them to you when complete. The workshop fee includes shipping directly to your home.
    • Each session is 1 hour.
    • Create up to 3 ornaments per participant per session.
    • Minimum age is 4 – anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

  • Making Holiday-Themed Origami Books – create books shaped OrigamiBooks like trees, snowflakes, flowers and more! Add your own personal touches with words and imagery. The possibilities are endless.
    • Each session is 2 hours.
    • Make 4-6 books per participant per session.
    • Minimum age is 16 – anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

  • Blown Glass OrnamentsTHIS WORKSHOP IS FULL!
    Create your own blown glass blownglass ornament. You select the colors and design and we’ll do the rest. Fee includes shipping to the address of your choice (within the contiguous United States).
    • Each session is 1 hour.
    • Create 1 ornament per participant per session.
    • Minimum age is 16 – anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

  • Enameling Holiday Copper Ornaments – use enamel EnamelAsst(powdered glass) to decorate holiday-inspired copper shapes. Select the shape of your choice, add enamel, fire onto the piece, and repeat until you have created a beautiful, detailed ornament.
    • Each session is 2 hours.
    • Enamel 1 ornament per participant per session.
    • Minimum age is 16 – anyone under the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

  • Decorating and Carving Wooden Ornaments – use hand wood ornament and power carving tools to add dimension to wood cutouts. Use our patterns or your own and add color with milk paint or let the wood grain shine through!
    • Each session is 2 hours.
    • Carve a maximum of 2 ornaments or coasters per participant per session.
    • Minimum age is 16 – anyone the age of 18 MUST be accompanied by an adult.