Workshops & Events

Our Creative Space plays host to a variety of awesome community events & workshops. Since opening in 2016 we have hosted more than 200 workshops including, calligraphy, weaving, screen printing, hand lettering,  embroidery, macrame, seaglass art & lino-stamping. New projects are added often, and every effort is made to keep listings up to date. If an event you are interested in has sold out, contact the instructor and ask to be kept informed on the next date or follow us on social media @trainyardstore for updates!

Please note: All workshop registrations & payments happen directly with the workshop instructors- details vary and are included in the listings below.  Please read each workshop instructors terms & conditions before registering and contact them with any questions.

Interested In Renting Our Space?

We offer the space for workshops, meetings & community events; Contact us trainyardevents@gmail.com for details.

*Please note we don’t offer our space for kids birthday parties at this time*

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August 2019

SWITCH Dartmouth

25 August @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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FREE

SWITCH is downtown Dartmouth's annual street party! The streets are closed and filled with performers, sweet treats & fun for all ages! More information on the event will follow as the date gets closer! The Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission will have an event page on Facebook with full map and list of activities! We are so excited to have Grace of The Pineapple Sweets & Co joining us in store with cotton candy samples all afternoon (while supplies last!) *SWITCH…

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September 2019

Intro To Brush Caligraphy with Amy

21 September @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$45

Learn the necessary techniques to get started with modern brush calligraphy with Amy McMullen! In this work shop you will talk about supplies, learn the basic strokes, and work on the lower & uppercase alphabet. You will be provided worksheets and a brush pen that you can take home to continue your practice!

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October 2019

NOCUTURNE 2019: Keeping OCTopied

19 October @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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FREE!!

Nocturne is our favourite night of the entire year and we have something INCREDIBLE planned for this year, in partnership with the incredible Rita Van Tassel. It's going to be a great year to get out and explore all the Nocturne events happening on both sides of the harbour, full details will be up on the Nocturne website and in The Coast closer to the event!   Keeping OCTopied: Activities of Octopuses on Land Atlantic Canadians have always had a…

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