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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July 2019

Intro to Weaving Workshop

6 July @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$95

Join Mary Anne Donovan, the House of Woolly Thyme weaver, for an afternoon of craft and creativity at the Trainyard. In this 5 hour workshop, you will learn to create a one of a kind handwoven wall tapestry, introducing you to the wonderful world of modern weaving. All materials will be provided, including an array of natural fibres in beautiful colour tones and textures. At the end of the class, you will have a completed tapestry to add to your…

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Donut Painting with Amber Solberg Makery (DROP IN, BY DONATION)

21 July @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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By Donation

Join Amber to paint your own Donut design on a reclaimed 45 record (provided). This is a drop in event, open to all ages and abilities, all materials are provided and the event will be by donation to The Youth Project. More details about the event will be provided in the weeks to come, follow along on instagram & facebook for more information!

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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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