Children and Family Events
Bring the whole family and join us for one of our fun, family-friendly pottery painting events!
FAMILY PAINT NIGHT
FRIDAY, November 2nd | 5PM-10PM
A once-a-month fun and creative family experience for parents and children. Just $7 for unlimited paint time per person plus the cost of pottery for families painting together. Free Popcorn, Punch & Drawings for Prizes. Family Paint Night is generally held on the first Friday of each month. Reservations recommended.
pottery wheel throwing classes| family fun
Join us for a fun and relaxing learning experience creating one of a kind stoneware pottery you make from scratch on a potter's wheel. Read through the class descriptions and sign up for a class. And if you're already a skilled potter, sign up for some open wheel time!
We offer wheel throwing classes for all skill levels from beginner/ novice to intermediate for ages 10 and up.
Halloween Painting Party
WednesdAY, October 31st | 11aM-9PM
All Treats, no Tricks! Come in to paint on Halloween and each painter will receive FREE PAINT TIME (and a Halloween Goody Bag) with the purchase of any pottery piece priced at $20 or more. Feel free to come in costume before or after your trick or treating- don't worry about our glazes, they're washable and we also have aprons upon request. Walk-ins welcome! Last seating to paint is 7:45pm. Remaining Halloween Themed Pottery will be on sale.
Vintage Christmas Tree Painting Party
Sunday, November 4th | 11am-1pm
Sign up to paint your choice of 6 Vintage Lighted Christmas Trees at an exclusive pre-order party price (via our online shop only) and join us in the holiday spirit for a fun and festive Tree Painting Party, complete with happy holiday tunes and complimentary punch and cookies. Painting, glazing and firing is included FREE with all pre-order trees for this event. We'll also have a drawing for some Studio Certificates so you can come back to paint again on a future visit!
Tree orders must be placed online by 10/25 to ensure we have one for you to paint on 11/4 during the event.
You can paint your tree any way you'd like! You'll have access to all our regular glazes plus several specialty glazes like our gorgeous Glass Green which has that vintage look as shown in the photos.
ALL-INCLUSIVE special pre-order party pricing starts at $49.98 and up.
Story Time Pottery Hour
Select mornings (June, July and August dates/times vary due to summer hours) we will be reading a short children’s story and then painting a piece of pottery that relates to the subject of the book! Any age child is welcome to participate with a parent. Prices are all inclusive, except tax. Advanced sign-up and payment in full is required as specific pottery will be ordered for class. Sign up directly online or call the studio at 860.517.8553 to sign up by phone. Beverages and snacks welcome.
If you are part of a Mom's Group (or Dad's!) and would like to book a private Story Time Pottery Event, please contact us to arrange. We can schedule a weekday morning or afternoon that's convenient for you (Tuesday through Friday during business hours) with as little as 5 children for any one of our posted stories and projects you see below!
Story time Pottery | turkey
Sunday, November 11th | 11am-12pm
Thanksgiving time is here again, but there's a turkey on the run! Grab your little one and bring them in to make an 8” plate that captures their special hand print and turn it into a festive turkey while our staff reads “How To Catch A Turkey” by Adam Wallace!
Story time Pottery | The Night Before Christmas
Sunday, December 2nd | 11am-12pm
In this famous poem, Saint Nicholas visits a sleeping household on Christmas Eve. Clement C. Moore's classic poem The Night Before Christmas is undeniably the most widely recognized Christmas stories of all time. Bring your child to hear this nostalgic story and paint your choice of 2 Christmas Ornaments!
Kid's Night Out Party
We’re hosting a Kid’s Night Out Party just for kids ages 8-12 where they’ll get to paint a pottery project, have pizza, and play fun games with our staff such as pictionary, hangman, coloring, etc. Sign up your child and their friends! This is a great chance for parents to drop their kids off for 3 hours of managed creativity with our staff while parents go have a date night or do some holiday shopping for a bit!
November Kid’s night out Project
Friday, November 9th | 6pm-9pm
Kids will make an “I am Thankful For” Plate that they can decorate with a festive thanksgiving silkscreen and color in the details with their choice of colors and write all the things they are thankful for.
November’s party and painting project is just $39 per child plus tax (all inclusive).
December Kid’s night out Project
FriDAY, December 7th | 6pm-9pm
Kids will make a 2pc. Rudolph Chip & Dip Set (Family Size) that they can paint in their choice of colors and use every day or give as a gift!
December’s party and painting project is just $49 per child plus tax (all inclusive).