Registration Open for Holiday Make It, Take It, Gift It Workshops

On Saturday, December 2, 2017, the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage will hold holiday, “Make It, Take It, Gift It” workshops. The event, held at the Center’s Educational Complex (70 Hiddenite Church Road) and at the Center’s Lucas Mansion (316 Hiddenite Church Road) from 10am – 12noon and 1pm – 3pm, will feature 8 different classes.

Registration for the public is $28 per class or $25 per class for dues paying members of the Center.  Call (828) 632-6966 to register.

Click to download and print our registration flyer:

December 2017 Workshop Flyer

The morning session, 10am – 12noon, will include the following classes:

Jewelry Collage by Jackie Daniel (Class will be held at the Lucas Mansion)
Participants in this class are asked to bring the following supplies:
Old (or new!)  Broken jewelry or just pieces, needle nose pliers, ready-made light background shadow box of your choice approx. 8” x 10”  (Michael’s, Hobby Lobby).  Specialty glue will be provided.

Fresh Greenery Wreath making by Allison Houchins
Class participants are asked to bring gardening gloves and greenery hand snips. All other supplies included.

Caned Footstool by Sam Frogge

Folded Star Ornament by Sigrid Hice

Classes included in the afternoon session, 1pm – 3pm, are:

Needle Tatting by Lisa Ray

Primative Tool Box by Chuck Houchins
Class participants are asked to bring a regular hammer and a soft mallet (optional).  All other supplies included.

Accordion Book by Sigrid Hice

Carved Food Art by Phecy Prichard

Holiday refreshments will be provided.  Class sizes are limited and class choices may be cancelled due to low registration.

To learn more about the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center call (828) 632-6966, email or visit

This project was supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.

Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center events, exhibits, and programs are made possible in part through the generous funding of Alexander County government, the Town of Taylorsville, the Eileen and R. Y. Sharpe Family Foundation, The Winston Salem Foundation, Duke Energy, the Catawba Valley Community Foundation, and the Friends of the Center membership program. The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s Lucas Mansion and Educational Complex are wheelchair accessible.