Thursday, October 11, 2018

Fairy Houses & Gnome Homes Workshop

Didn't make it to Grafton Nature Museum's Fairy House Festival this year? No problem! They are coming to us! SAPCC & PlayWorks Child Center in North Springfield will host this 2 hour workshop starting at 10 am this Saturday Oct. 13 to provide parents and their little ones with the FUNdamentals of this popular pastime that combines nature with creativity and a touch of magic!

Together, we will create an enchanting trail of custom-built fairy & gnome dwellings made of all-natural materialsKnotholes become front doors, seashells transform into bathtubs, acorn caps become dinnerware and twigs are woven into ladders. The trail of tiny fairy and gnome homes that we build will remain at SAPCC for our friends from the community to visit and enjoy for weeks to come! This miniature version of Grafton Nature Museum’s Annual Fairy House Festival, will provide people of all ages with plenty of knowledge and inspiration to take a closer look at nature, connect with your inner artist, and build these little homes anywhere and everywhere you go!

The cost will be $20 for a child and adult pair, and $5 per additional child (scholarships are available). This cost will include story time and teaching lead by instructors from Grafton Nature Museum. Each child will also receive a small fairy or gnome toy, gnome themed book, and canvas bag to collect materials in!!Light refreshments will be served.

All ages are welcome; with a recommended minimum age of 4. Space is limited, so register today by clicking on the "tickets" link below, or by calling SAPCC at 802-886-5242 or The Edgar May at 802-885-2568. Or email Payment can be made at the door on the day of the event. See you there!

Ticket link:

1 comment :

  1. Finally, a project that SRDC 's get behind ad brag about the lofty expectations!


Please keep your comments polite and on-topic. No profanity

R E C E N T . . . C O M M E N T S

Springfield Vermont News is an ongoing zero-income volunteer hyperlocal news gathering project. No paid advertising is accepted on this site but any Springfield business willing to place a link to this news blog on their site will be considered for a free ad here. Businesses, organizations and individuals may submit write-ups and photos about any positive happenings here in Springfield that they are associated with and would be deemed newsworthy. Email the Editor at

Privacy statement: This blog does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit to this blog other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings. We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on January 1, 2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Springfield Vermont News directly here:

Pageviews past week


Sign by Danasoft - For Backgrounds and Layouts