New for 2019 we are adding a set of hands on workshops! These fun and interactive sessions will be a great activity to take part in while you are at the show. Registration is required and bookings are open, plus your registration to any of these sessions includes your admission to the whole show. Learn about all of the sessions below.
Board & Brush Workshop - Friday @ 6pm
Get in touch with your inner DIY master! This workshop is the perfect time to create that wooden sign you’ve been eyeing on Pinterest! You’ll have the chance to assemble, stain and/ or paint your sign then choose from a variety of fun (and themed) stencils!
A minimum of 6 participants and a maximum of 25 participants are required to run the workshop. Cost - $45+tax (includes admission into the Spring Living Show)
Rope Mat Workshop - Saturday @ 10:30am
Make your own rope mat! Participants will learn how to weave their own rope mat from re-purposed lobster rope. All supplies and equipment will be provided. Participants will leave with a beautiful dual colour rope mat similar to the one shown. This is a two hour workshop. Mat size: 24" X 36"
A minimum of 6 participants and a maximum of 10 participants are required to run the workshop. Registration required. Cost - $70+tax (includes admission into the Spring Living Show)
Nautical Wreath Workshop - Saturday @ 1:30pm
Fun and decorative, create a nautical wreath for your home. Participants will learn how to create their own nautical wreath from re-purposed lobster rope. All supplies and equipment will be provided. Participants will leave with a beautiful wreath similar to the one shown.
A minimum of 6 participants and a maximum of 10 participants are required to run the workshop. Cost - $40+tax (includes admission into the Spring Living Show)
Plant & Succulent Workshop - Saturday @ 3pm
Create a beautiful planter in this interactive workshop. Includes: container, three succulents, polished stones, potting soil and decorative moss. If you would like to add onto your garden, more plants and embellishments are available.
Minimum Participants 6, Maximum Participants 20. Cost $45+tax (includes admission into the Spring Living Show)
Chicken Keeping Workshop - Sunday @ 11am
Chicken keeping has never been so easy! Are you getting chicken fever but not sure where to start? Come chat chicken and enjoy a morning of facts, myth busting, where to source local and best breeds for backyard chicken keeping.
Jennifer Spencer runs Yellow Brick Road Farm, is a mother of four and has had chickens for almost her whole life. This value packed course will be about learning good animal husbandry.
Cost $25+tax (includes admission into the Spring Living Show).
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Julie Mood of Jenesis Interiors is a Yarmouth, Nova Scotia native with a passion for decor. Inspired by her hometown’s beautiful landscape, she handcrafts one-of-a-kind pieces with local materials as durable as they are elegant. Her keen eye for detail is not only present in the wood and metalwork, but in every home she sets foot in, too. If you’re looking for a refined sense of style to update your space, look no further than Julie.
Niki Jabbour - The Savvy Gardener
Niki Jabbour is the award-winning author of Niki Jabbour’s Veggie Garden Remix, The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, and Groundbreaking Food Gardens. Her work is found in Fine Gardening, Garden Making, Birds & Blooms, Horticulture, and other publications, and she speaks widely on food gardening at events and shows across North America.
She is the host and creator of The Weekend Gardener radio show.
She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is online at SavvyGardening.com.
Waste Check provides waste-reduction awareness, education and program support!
Our goal is to motivate everyone in the Western Region in Digby
and Yarmouth Counties to reduce waste for a healthy environment.
Laura Muise - Laura's Taste's Food Blog
Nova Scotian food influencer & stylist, harvester, forager, cook, food photography and blogger - Find me on Facebook- Laura's Tastes or instagram @laurastastes
Enjoy two cooking demo's by Laura:
Friday at 5:30pm - Creamed Lobster Nova Scotia Style
Saturday at 2:30pm - Nova Scotia Seafood Chowder
Laura's cooking demonstration is sponsored by Yarmouth & Acadian Shores Tourism Association.