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FREE DIY Workshops Information

DIY December Workshops schedule

First Night Raleigh’s FREE DIY December Workshops will be hosted throughout December leading up to the New Year’s Eve daytime DIY Festival!

Workshops are free, but you can purchase a First Night Raleigh All Day Pass at each event or online at!

Available Workshops

Someone doing someone's nails

Nail Art Workshop with Nail Yeah!

December 2nd
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nail Yeah! Studio
16 Glenwood Avenue

Guests can see the latest in Avant-Garde and everyday nail art trends. Nail Yeah! founder Crystal Clark will teach how to apply an on-trend glitter fade look that will have you sparkling into the New Year!

White tree shaped ornament with hand stitched pink X's

Embroidered Ornament Making Workshop

December 6th
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ramble Supply Co.
123 East Martin Street

Embroidery techniques with Jessie from Ramble Supply Co. Learn embroidery skills and bring home a festive holiday ornament for your tree.

Hand tinted photo of Raleigh convention center

Mini Mural Workshop – Hand-Tinted Photo Collage Mural Photographer Katy Walls

December 8th
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
London Bridge Pub
110 East Hargett Street

Come have a beverage and help us hand-tint film photographs of the downtown Raleigh skyline and assemble them into a mini-mural which will be displayed at First Night Raleigh’s Art Putt miniature golf course and art installation!

Gold bangle bracelets with type stamped in them

Metal Stamping Workshop

December 10th
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Edge of Urge
215 East Franklin Street

Join Edge of Urge and First Night Raleigh for an afternoon of hand-stamped DIY goodness! Drop into to EOU on Saturday December 10th from 2:00-4:00pm with your own power phrase, mini mantra or little daily reminder and carry joy with you throughout the holiday season on a custom brass cuff!

Children decorating ornaments

Ornament Decorating with Kids

December 18th
12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Blake St. Studios, City Market
215 Wolfe Street

DIY Ornament Decorating for the Kid in All of Us.

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