There are lots of opportunities to make festive and fragrant holiday wreaths this season, including at Chateau Ste. Michelle on December 8. Chateau Ste. Michelle
The holidays are a season of gift-giving and quality time with loved ones, and making crafts is a pretty good way to do both. Below, we've compiled all the places where kids and adults alike can decorate gingerbread houses (like at Ada's Technical Books), frost sugar cookies (like at the Holiday Cookie Extravaganza), make festive wreaths (like at Chateau Ste. Michelle), expand your cocktail repertoire (like at Holiday Drinks That Don't Suck), and more. Find them all below and on our holiday craft calendar, or, if you prefer to buy handcrafted gifts, check out our holiday markets calendar.

DECEMBER 7

WREATHS & PLANTS

Lake City Community Center
Make a holiday wreath your own by choosing from a selection of cutting greens, ribbons, pine cones, and berries with which to adorn it.
Lake City

Verde & Co.
Build a custom holiday wreath from a 10-inch gold wire frame using both fresh and dried seasonal materials, then take a photo in a booth and drink hot cider.
South Lake Union

DECEMBER 8

FOOD & DRINK

Piatti Seattle
Impress your holiday party guests or just yourself by learning to craft fancy seasonal cocktails.
University District

GINGERBREAD HOUSES

Ballard Market
For all the fun of decorating a gingerbread house without having to clean up the messy aftermath, head to Ballard Market, where you can purchase a kit and assemble it there.  They'll also provide extra decorations so you can make your edible house even more cute and tasty.
Ballard

Seattle Architecture Foundation
Whether you're an aspiring architect or just a cookie enthusiast, build your dream structure out of graham crackers, gummies, marshmallows, and a ton of royal icing, with professional architects to help your vision come to life.
Downtown

KIDS & FAMILY

Center for Wooden Boats
The holidays are all about spending time with the family, so gather up yours for a fun day of bonding through festive crafting. Santa will be there to snap photos with you and yours. 
South Lake Union

Populuxe Brewing
Kids can make adorable holiday cards and visit with Santa. All supplies are provided.
Ballard

Seattle ReCreative
Make gift tags, wrapping paper, snowflakes, and more for holiday gifts using cool found materials. Kids can hang out in a painting corner. 
Greenwood

WREATHS & PLANTS

Chateau Ste. Michelle
Using fresh evergreen sprigs wrapped around a wire frame as your base, decorate a holiday wreath with ribbon, a variety of decorative stems, and ornaments. You'll be asked to choose between three color palettes: "Elegant" (creams and golds), "Traditional" (reds and golds), or "Winter Wonderland" (whites and silvers). 
Woodinville

Glasswing
Using a grapevine or wire base, use juniper berries, incense cedar, rosehip, holly, eucalyptus, and other fresh-cut and dried floral options to make a good-looking and good-smelling wreath. Light refreshments will be provided.
Capitol Hill

Volunteer Park Conservatory
Get inspired by the lush plant life of the Volunteer Park Conservatory before crafting a wreath using a fresh assortment of cut greenery, ribbon, pine cones and acorns, and more. Participants are welcome to bring any ornaments or extra adornments from home.
Capitol Hill

DECEMBER 8-9

FOOD & DRINK

Rob Roy
As the site of the cocktail wonderland Miracle on 2nd, Rob Roy is an ideal place to craft a tasty holiday beverage. Paul Clarke, editor of Imbibe Magazine and author of Cocktail Chronicles, will teach you to make some of your own while you sip drinks made by Rob Roy owner Anu Apte-Elford.
Belltown

DECEMBER 8-29

WREATHS & PLANTS

KEXP
There are several opportunities in December to craft a modern holiday wreath with Portland's Vanessa Schmidt Co., featuring adornments like hand-dyed silk ribbon.
Seattle Center

DECEMBER 9

CARDS

The Heathman Hotel
Up your holiday card game by learning to pen fancy letters with Robinson Paperie while you sip hot cider and munch on savory bites. Paper materials, pens, ink, and a Brush Lettering 101 booklet are all included with admission.
Kirkland

GINGERBREAD HOUSES

Ray's Cafe
Gather your craftiest friends to build a gingerbread house using a pre-assembled kit—you'll be supporting Mary's Place in the process, and you'll be rewarded with free hot chocolate.
Ballard 

ORNAMENTS

Seattle Makers
Bring your own vectorized design to print on an ornament, or be spontaneous and pick up a paintbrush. You'll be treated to light refreshments while you craft.
South Lake Union

WREATHS & PLANTS

Novelty Hill Winery
Join Fena Flowers in making a fragrant holiday wreath for your home.
Woodinville

Piatti Seattle
Spend the morning designing and crafting a holiday wreath to hang on your door. Tickets include a complimentary mimosa or hot cocoa.
University District

DECEMBER 10

MISCELLANEOUS

Hill City Tap House & Bottle Shop
Bring your half-finished scarf, incomplete drawing, or another craft project to work on while you drink beer. Or, grab a pre-made craft kit and start something new.
Hillman City

WREATHS & PLANTS

Glassybaby
Floral designer and gardener Susan Maki will guide you through the process of making a three-inch holiday wreath to match your new glassybaby.
Bellevue 

DECEMBER 11

WREATHS & PLANTS

The Cloud Room
Trade in sparkly ornaments and bundles of holly for dried plants and flowers in this modern holiday wreath class. 
Capitol Hill

Postdoc Brewing
Fill a glass terrarium with air plants, moss, crystals, miniature trees, and other cute wintery decorations. It'll be like a snow globe without the snow or the weird goo. Drink a pint of beer while you craft. 
Redmond

Wildern
Floral designer Hannah Morgan will show you how to make (and care for) a modern-looking holiday wreath using dried plants and flowers.
Capitol Hill 

DECEMBER 12-13

WREATHS & PLANTS

Elysian Fields
Drink beer while you weave fresh greenery from Noble Fir trees, pine sprigs, and juniper berries together around a wire frame to make a wreath. Once you have your base, adorn it with eucalyptus, holly, and pepper berry to add color and festive scents.
Pioneer Square 

Seattle Center Armory
Have a craft beer while you weave a holiday wreath out of fir, pine, and juniper sprigs adorned with eucalyptus, holly, and pepper berry.
Seattle Center

DECEMBER 13

FOOD & DRINK

Ada's Techinical Books
Learn to make herbaceous syrups, vinegars, and oxymels (a mixture of honey and vinegar) to give away as holiday gifts.
Capitol Hill

MISCELLANEOUS

Browne Family Vineyards
Learn decorative gift-wrapping techniques and create a festive centerpiece while you enjoy a complimentary glass of wine.
Pioneer Square, $40

WREATHS & PLANTS

Fiori Floral Design
Build a lovely floral arrangement and learn tips to make it last as long as possible.
Greenwood

DECEMBER 14

GINGERBREAD HOUSES

Ada's Technical Books
Engage in the beloved childhood activity of building and decorating a gingerbread house while indulging in the adult activity of drinking festive cocktails and mulled wine.
Capitol Hill

DECEMBER 15

CARDS

Mineral Springs Park
Get ready for the holidays by making cards, playing games, and enjoying snacks and hot beverages. Don't forget to bring non-perishable food and warm clothing to donate to those in need. 
North Seattle

GINGERBREAD HOUSES

New Seasons Market
Decorate a gingerbread house with saccharine decor like gumdrops, candy canes, and sprinkles.
Ballard

Piatti Seattle
Cover a pre-made gingerbread house in the frosting and toppings of your choice while sipping mimosas or hot chocolate. 
University District

KIDS & FAMILY

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
Kid chefs can decorate sugar cookies using techniques imparted by local culinary celeb Ethan Stowell and the pastry team of the Four Seasons. 
Downtown

WREATHS & PLANTS

Glassybaby Studio
Create a winter floral arrangement to use as a centerpiece at your next holiday party. You'll get to sip champagne out of your new glassybaby drinker (included with admission).
Madrona

The Works Seattle
Need a welcoming wreath for your door? Make one yourself using locally foraged greenery and accents.
First Hill

DECEMBER 16

MISCELLANEOUS

Salish Lodge and Spa
Make your own gift-sized holiday-inspired body scrubs and bath teas in cute packaging. Your ticket includes a festive cocktail or a cup of hot chocolate. 
Snoqualmie

ORNAMENTS

Seattle Glassblowing Studio
Make a blown-glass ornament or standing snowman and paint your creation in the colors of your choice.
Belltown 

DECEMBER 18

CARDS

Ada's Technical Books
Craft master Jen Powers will show you how to make a fun light-up holiday card using paper circuits. Your ticket includes a complimentary cocktail. 
Capitol Hill

MISCELLANEOUS

Eco Collective
Give the gift of environmental sustainability by learning to use reusable Japanese Furoshiki fabrics to wrap your holiday presents. Bring five or so presents to wrap.
Ballard

ORNAMENTS

The Works Seattle
Add some personalized pizzazz to six glass ornaments using a spread of festive designs and themes. 
First Hill

DECEMBER 20-21

WREATHS & PLANTS

Browne Family Vineyards
Make your own miniature wreath at a leisurely pace while you sip wine.
Pioneer Square

THROUGH DECEMBER 22

FOOD & DRINK

Pike Place Market Atrium Kitchen
Add gumdrop cookies, cold dough cakes, snowflake cookies, and other sweet treats to your holiday baking repertoire. Gift-wrap materials (including boxes, ribbon, and paper) are included in the class.
Downtown

DECEMBER 24

FOOD & DRINK

Hopvine Pub
Spend the night before Christmas decorating sugar cookies shaped like trees, snowpeople, and snowflakes. 
Capitol Hill