Mad Skills: December 2019

¡HAH! Happy Arte Hour – Welcome to Elena’s Holiday Gift Making Extravaganza! We will have a variety of supplies available to make cards, gift tags, gifts, ornaments….no two alike! We also have felt to weave place mats and more. There will be a variety of gift making stations! Please pre-register at www.nhccnm.org/events so we can prepare enough materials.

On the first Thursday of the month, NHCC invites adults for artistic fun in a relaxed social setting, which includes snacks, refreshments, and beer & wine for sale from Pop Fizz. This is a great opportunity for friends to hang out, a unique date night option, or a place to come solo and connect with fellow art enthusiasts.

Where: National Hispanic Cultural Center When: December 5, 2019 5:30pm – 7:30pm Cost: $5 suggested donation

Marbled Ornaments – Making memories to last a lifetime is what the Holidays are all about. Let SW Craft Connection be the perfect place to make creative memories with your friends and loved ones. This workshop will have everything you need to make beautiful , one-of-a-kind, ornaments for your tree (or embellish a gift or garland, or wreath or……whatever you’d like). Each participant will make 6-8 ornaments, and there will be the option to purchase more if you’d like. It’s a great way your spend Saturday night.

Where: SW Craft Connection When: December 7, 2019 6pm – 8pm Cost: $25

Personalized Bar Necklaces – The holidays are right around the corner, and we’ve got the perfect fun way to celebrate AND prepare! Join us to create personalized sterling silver bar necklaces for yourself and//or loved ones. Techniques we’ll cover: stamping, texturing, soldering, stone setting, polishing ***No previous experience required, all materials included to create THREE fully personalized sterling silver bar necklaces.

Where: Meltdown Studio When: December 13, 5:30pm – 8:30pm Cost: $120

Sew a Table Runner with Reut – Come learn to make a quick, seasonal table runner for the upcoming holidays. We’ll have a free copy of the 10-minute Table Runner pattern for you! Grab a couple of our Chanukah- or Christmas-themed kits and stick around to sew them up! The kits are $12.95 each. We will provide jelly doughnuts, Chanukah Gelt (chocolate coins) and hot tea. Bring your machine or use one of ours (call ahead to reserve one). 

Where: Hip Stitch When: December 7, 2019 10am-12pm Cost: Free


Free Card Making – Sally Bergen hosts a free weekly card making group that is open to everyone. You can make cards for yourself or donate your creations to OFFCenter. We need a constant supply of thank you notes for donors, volunteers, and others whose various acts of generosity keep OFFCenter going .

Where: OffCenter Arts When: December 10, 2019 3pm – 5pm Cost: Free

Christmas Cactus Cookie Platter – Paint this darling ceramic platter, just in time for Santa’s cookies, in a small informal class setting at Kelly Jo Design by Wine!

Where: Kelly Jo Design by Wine When: December 7, 2019 2pm Cost: $25

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