Fall Crafting Activities

Crafting is great fun any time of the year. With fall settling in and holidays just around the corner, crafting becomes of greater interest. Crafting is an enjoyable activity for families, couples, friends, or solo (time to meet new friends!).

Many businesses offer monthly activities and private bookings. Plan a crafting activity to celebrate a birthday, family reunion, bachelorette party, or just to wind down and have some fun.

Crafting helps ease stress, builds self-esteem, and gives a sense of satisfaction. It allows you to express yourself and learn new skills. It is a great social activity to interact with others.

Whether you are from the area or visiting family, attending military graduation, or just enjoying a get-away, check into alternative activities to enhance your time throughout our communities.

Some of the local offerings coming up in September and October!

Piney River Taproom – One Tuesday a month join the Piney Taproom Brewery crew for a paint and sip. The September event is scheduled for the 14th!

Image courtesy of Piney River Taproom, Waynesville, MO

Eclectic Originals – Fall projects include a “Boo Project” on September 18th and a seasonable “Truck Project” on October 26th.  Eclectic also provides walk-in projects, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with numerous cutouts to choose from.

“I’m in the beginning planning stages to organize a Bootique Treat Walk throughout Waynesville. It will also be a murder mystery tour with each participating store having a clue. Watch for details!” – Cheryl Keeton, Owner

Image courtesy of Eclectic Originals, Waynesville, MO

BoPeep Ceramics – 1000’s of ceramic options offered in greenware and bisque. Choose your artwork to work on at home, or spend time in our community area. Ceramics make great gifts from decorative items to items you can use in your kitchen. Ceramics artwork can be enjoyed by all ages from toddlers to seniors. Start working on your Christmas decorations and gifts today!

The Blue Bee at Willis Farms – Welcome to the farm! The Blue Bee is an arts and crafts store specializing in make-and-take kits for on-the-spot craft time, or take them home. Workshops are Thursdays from 6 pm-8 pm or you may reserve for special dates.

“The Blue Bee is built on the foundation that CREATIVITY is how we CONNECT with ourselves and with others.” – Bethany Willis-Jones, a veteran wife,

Image courtesy of The Blue Bee

The Art Lab – Offers painting classes for any occasion. Kids’ classes and adult classes are available.  Walk-in hours are Tuesday-Saturday, or book your private party!

“October we will be doing our Carnivores paint event as well as our paint your pumpkin events. Watch for details!” – Sunju Petersen, Owner

Route 66 Community Art Gallery – Third Tuesday Paint Class is slated for September 14th.  Come on and express yourself during their acrylic pour painting class!

“The Art Gallery offers a variety of educational activities each and every month.  You may also book private photography lessons or acrylic pour painting class” – Jax Welborn, Owner

For more details or activities throughout Pulaski County, visit our online Community Event and Activity Calendar.

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