Our Creative Space is host to a variety of awesome community events & workshops! Past events have included: Demo Days, Food Crawls & Nocturne. Workshops have included: Seaglass Art, Jewellery Design, Screen Printing, Calligraphy & Lino-Stamping.

Workshop registration now happens directly with the workshop instructors- details vary and are included in all posts below. 

Every effort is made to keep listings accurate & up-to-date. As new events are added they will be posted on our social media accounts.

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November 2017

Mindful Measures Mentoring Vision Board Workshop

25 November @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$20

Ever wonder why your vision is foggy? Out of touch with what you want in this season of your life? The Vision Board Workshop is for badass babes to come together and manifest some MAGIC! Disclaimer: If such modern hippie lingo turns you off, we are simply indulging in meaningful arts and crafts for grown ass adults. You do NOT have to be naturally creatively inclined but DO have to be open-minded. Wear your Saturday sweats and warm wooly socks…

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December 2017

Holiday Card Making Workshop

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

Join Sadie of Seaborn Art Studio for this fun holiday workshop!  Connect with the world of printmaking as we work with linocut to create unique pieces of art. In this class, we will carve an image to use for holiday cards/gift tags! For adults and teens (16+). No experience necessary. $45.00 materials included (1 block for card, 1 block for tag + card + tag set) Register with Sadie directly via email (below).

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Winter Arrangement Workshop

3 December @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$25 - $45

A relaxing project just in time for the hectic holiday season. Learn how to wire your own Winter arrangement in a realaxing and cozy environment with Faith-Anne of Nest Natural Home! All skill levels welcome. Cost: $25 without lights (indoor arrangements) $30 with battery operated lights (indoor arrangements) $40 without lights (outdoor arrangements.) $45 with lights (outdoor arrangements) Space is limited. Please message me to register! Deposits are nonrefundable. Supplies provided though feel free to bring anything of your own…

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Book Signing & Gaelic Henna Tattoos

9 December @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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Author, Emily McEwan will be in store hosting a book signing of her Scottish Gaelic Tattoo Handbook, sharing holiday inspired Gaelic phrases and offering Gaelic henna tattoos!   Drop in & meet Emily, while picking up the perfect, personalized gift for someone on your list!    

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Arquoise Designs Letterpress Pop Up & Demo

9 December @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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FREE!

Tina from Arquoise Design will be in store offering a fun Pop Up of her unique letterpress goods! Come in and see her newest designs for the holidays! While in store Tina will also be offering interactive letterpress demos, allowing participants to create their own “thaumatrope” toy for kids. A thaumatrope is an optical toy that was popular in the 19th century (fitting when it's made using 19th century printing!). It’s a disk with a picture on each side and is attached to…

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Lavender and Sage Self-Care Stationary Pop-Up Shop

16 December @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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Come explore the Lavender and Sage line of self-care stationary tools, thoughtfully designed to help you prioritize your mental health and wellness. Find out our goals for 2018, share with us what tools you feel you're missing in you life, and discover our free online stationary tool of the season! Fill out your own personalized self care activities tool! Self-care door prize 10% of profits will be donated to Kind Krafts!

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January 2018

Intro To Brush Calligraphy

20 January 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$42.39

Popular Intro to Brush Calligraphy workshops are back! Learn the necessary techniques to get started with modern brush calligraphy! We 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! Please Note: Registration takes place directly with Amy when link becomes available

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Macrame Wall Hanging with Shad Bay Weaving

20 January 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$80

At this workshop you will learn how to make your own macrame wall hanging!! You can use the design shown in the photo or create a beautiful design of your own 😊 What you will get: -instruction on basic macrame knots -all materials required, including untreated 3-ply natural cotton rope & your choice of dowel, copper pipe or driftwood -illustrated guide with extra tips and resources -healthy snacks -great vibes!!

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February 2018

Intro To Brush Calligraphy

10 February 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$40

Popular Intro to Brush Calligraphy workshops are back! Learn the necessary techniques to get started with modern brush calligraphy! We 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! Please Note: Registration takes place directly with Amy when link becomes available (early October).  

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March 2018

Intro to Brush Calligraphy

10 March 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Trainyard General Store, 53 Portland Street
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y1H1 Canada
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$40

Popular Intro to Brush Calligraphy workshops are back! Learn the necessary techniques to get started with modern brush calligraphy! We 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! Please Note: Registration takes place directly with Amy when link becomes available (early October).

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