WORKSHOP & EVENT SCHEDULE

Our Community Space plays host to a variety of awesome community events & creative workshops. Find upcoming events listed below. These listings change often, so check back for updates and new projects! 

All workshop registration & payments happen directly with the instructor. Please read the terms & conditions provided by each instructor before registering, and contact them directly with any questions.The Trainyard is not responsible for refunds on workshops. 

USE OUR SPACE

We rent our space for workshops, meetings & community events; Workshop rentals are available Saturdays & evenings for a flat rate. Our space has a capacity for 8 adults (seated), two moveable tables, access to miscellaneous art supplies, a tub sink, small sofa & great vibes! 

Contact us trainyardevents@gmail.com for rental details and availability!

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February 2020

Learn To Stitch: Nautical with Hook, Line & Tinker

29 February @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$55

Do you have the itch to stitch? Thinking of trying embroidery but are unsure how to start? Join Hook, Line & Tinker and The Trainyard General Store for an introductory workshop! Take your pick from one of two nautical themed designs (“Release the Kraken" or "Industrious Octopus") and stitch along while learning introductory embroidery stitches. You'll have all the know-how and materials you need to finish your masterpiece at home. We'll also talk hoops, floss, needles, and ways to display…

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Learn To Stitch: Woodland with Hook, Line & Tinker

29 February @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$55

Do you have the itch to stitch? Thinking of trying embroidery but are unsure how to start? Join Hook, Line & Tinker and The Trainyard General Store for an introductory workshop! Take your pick from one of three woodland themed designs (“I read past my bedtime, “fox in phlox, and “gnomework”) and stitch along while learning four introductory embroidery stitches. You'll have all the know-how and materials you need to finish your masterpiece at home. We'll also talk hoops, floss,…

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March 2020

Weave Your Own Rug with Rag Rugs By Karina

14 March @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$195

Want to learn how to create your own rug out of upcycled textiles? Join Karina for a two-part workshop where you'll learn how to prepare fabric for weaving, and weave your own rag rug on a loom! This two-part workshop takes place over two Saturdays in March. In the first session, weavers learn how to prepare fabric strips, load the loom and weave your rug. The second session is spent finishing off the rug, unloading from loom and final touches.…

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