Package: Mind your own Beeswax!

Mind your own Beeswax!

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Thu, May 12, 2016 to Wed, Sep 14, 2016

Posted in: Packages > Windsor > Gifts, Crafts & Art

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Hands on Beeswax Candle Making - A delight for your senses! 2 stimulating workshops!

The Garden Bee Beeswax Candle Studio is located in the middle of nowhere and the center of everything. Situated in Centre Rawdon, Hants County, we are less than an hour from Halifax, Kentville and Truro with easy access from all directions.

We are offering an unique opportunity for learning and fun. From your arrival until departure you will have an experience you will cherish for years.

In a small group format, you will be learning the basics of candle making. We offer 2 different workshops:

Workshop #1 - Tealights - Votives - Pillars - Country Rustics

This workshop focuses on moulded candles. Learn about moulds, wicks and wax. You will be making tealights, votives, pillars and our very own Country Rustics. This workshop is offered monthly from May until September of 2015 on the 2nd Tuesday in the morning. (May 12th, June 9th, July 14th, August 11th and September 8th)

Workshop # 2 - Dipping Tapers

This workshop focuses on the taper candles. Learn about wicks and wax. Make your own tapers, dip by dip. Enjoy the intoxicating aroma of warm beeswax as you feel the heat from the wax. The methods we use are as old as civilized man. This workshop is offered monthly from May until September of 2015 on the 2nd Tuesday in the afternoon. (May 12th, June 9th, July 14th, August 11th and September 8th)

Our passion and knowledge and your eagerness to learn and grow will provide an experience you will never forget. ‘Bee’ prepared, beeswax is an all natural product with a intoxicating aroma and feel that is unique as each individual bee, you will fall in love with the craft. Hot wax is used in the process so participants age 12 and younger need to be accompanied by an adult.

Optional Light Lunch

For those attending the morning or afternoon session we offer an optional light lunch. Homemade soup & sandwich, fruit & sweet, tea/coffee/water is offered. Please indicate your choice on the registration form.

You will have the option to buy what you make by mass as well as buy our beeswax candles at 50% off retail.

Time passes all too quickly when you are making candles. Come lose yourself for 3 hours and spend some time with us.

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Affiliations: Canada Select, Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia
Conditions: Participants age 12 and younger need to be accompanied by an adult. Maximum 6 participants per workshop Cancellations required 24 hours in advance Reservation must be made at least 24 hours in advance Specific 2015 dates: May 12th, June 9th, July 14th, August 11th and September 8th Other dates and times may be arranged for small groups by contacting us for availability