If you're feeling creative and would love to hand-made a beautiful gift for your family and friends this December, grab a loved one to enjoy some quality bonding time and book one of the three fabulous workshops being held at the historic homestead, Mont de Lancey in the Yarra Valley region.
Christmas wreath-making workshop
From 10.00am-11.00am, Saturday 9 December, discover how to make a gorgeous and durable 30cm-diameter keepsake Christmas wreath of florals and foliage pieces, including holly, strawflower, proteas, gum, viburnum berry and spruce, just to name a few. You'll be expertly guided by Seville-based Marty and Amelia from Forest2Florist.
Tickets cost $110 including the wreath base, florals, foliage and all materials. Book your tickets here.
Adults-only gingerbread house workshop
Bring out your inner child and enjoy learning how to make a scrumptious gingerbread house with other grown-ups at this fun workshop, 7.00pm-8.30pm, Thursday 14 December at Mont de Lancey.
Construct an irresistible gingerbread house from the locally baked gingerbread house kit, using pre-made royal icing to seal the walls and roof, lollies to decorate in, a baseboard as foundation and even cellophane and ribbon to present it as a surprise gift. Your adults-only gingerbread house workshop also includes a glass of Yarra Valley sparkling wine or non-alcholic punch!
Tickets cost $55 including all gingerbread house kit materials, icing, lollies, baseboard, cellophane and festive drink. Book your tickets here.
Family fun gingerbread house workshop
A delightful pre-Christmas event morning guaranteed to make some sweet memories is this family version workshop, 10.30am-12.00pm, Saturday 16 December, which includes all elements of the adults-only gingerbread house workshop but without the alcohol.
At this workshop, you pay ticket prices only per gingerbread house kit, not per person, making this festive fun affordable, too.
Tickets cost $40 for 1 x gingerbread house kit materials, icing, lollies, baseboard and cellophane to create on the day, and you can pay $30 for a take-home gingerbread kit which might be a fabulous Christmas Day activity for the rest of the family to enjoy. Book your tickets here.