Children and Family Events
Bring the whole family and join us for one of our fun, family-friendly pottery painting events!
FAMILY PAINT Day | new for 2019!
FRIDAY, January 4th | 11am-10pm
A once-a-month fun, affordable, and creative family experience for parents and children. Just $5 for unlimited paint time per person plus the cost of pottery for families painting together (2 or more persons). Family Paint Day is generally held on the first Friday of each month unless there is a conflicting event (see monthly calendar). Walk-ins only, we no longer take reservations for this event! Last seating is at 8:45pm.
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.
School vacation week!
December 24th through January 1st
We're open for creative painting hours during your break with School Vacation Specials. Unlimited paint time is $8 for kids, $9 for adults, and only $7 each for groups of 4 or more painters plus the cost of pottery. Just walk in, no reservations needed!
Studio is open our regular hours with the exception of the following schedules on these days:
December 24th | 10am-2pm
December 25th | Closed
December 26th, December 31st & January 1st | 11am-5pm
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 | 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!
Story time Pottery | Unicorn plate
2 dates! Wednesday, January 9th and
Sunday, January 20th | 11am-12pm
We will be reading, “Do You Believe in Unicorns?”, by Bethanie Murguia and painting a silk-screen design plate with this unicorn design already drawn on! Kids can select their colors and explore their imaginations as they listen to this story and paint this 8” plate!