When:
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2023 9:00a -
Saturday, Apr 01, 2023 10:00p

Where:
Boston
Surrounding areas
Boston, MA

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Admission:
$Varies

Categories:
Art, Drinks, Food, Good for Groups, Meetup, Nightlife

Event website:
https://www.thebostoncalendar.com/

As kids, we couldn’t get enough of after school activities. Whether our niche was dancing, cooking, writing, crafting, or art, there’s something exciting about learning something new after a long day of math tests. The fun shouldn’t end as an adult! It’s finally the year to try that hobby you’ve always dreamed of but been too scared to try. That’s why we’ve rounded up 30+ unique and fun experiential classes to give a go.


By Kenneal Patterson


FOOD & DRINKS: 


Alpine Cheese Classics

When: 3/1, 6-8pm

Where: Harvard Square

Cost: $80

What: From brie to cheddar, we all love cheese. Your mouth will be watering while learning the history of Europe’s most delicious cheese assortments.


Dumplings & Dim Sum 

When: 3/4, 1-4pm

Where: Downtown

Cost: $100

What: Is your mouth watering while just thinking of veggie dumplings? Now it’s time to make them from scratch at this expertly-taught cooking class. 


Mexican Fiesta

When: 3/4, 6-9pm

Where: Downtown

Cost: $100

What: From tacos to quesadillas, nothing beats homemade Mexican food (no, not even Chipotle). Make your own feast (and top it all off with crispy churros) at this delicious class. 


Make and Taste Tea

When: 3/11, 3:30-4:30pm

Where: Kendall Square

Cost: $40

What: Are you a jasmine or oolong type of person? Find out at this tea making and tasting class, and you’ll leave with a blend tailored to you. 


Demo with George Howell Coffee 

When: 3/11, 2-3pm

Where: Downtown

Cost: FREE

What: George Howell coffee is specially brewed and perfect for a Saturday morning. Learn about what goes into the unique espresso blend, as well as the basics of coffee-making.


Learn to Make Wine

When: 3/11, 9:30-11am

Where: Danvers

Cost: $60

What: Everything’s better when homemade… perhaps even wine! Even if you’re a connoisseur or sommelier, you might want to try your hand at making your own batch at this winemaking workshop. 


Beer & Cheese Pairing

When: 3/13, 6:30-8:30pm

Where: East Cambridge

Cost: $36

What: Learn all about Stouts—just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. This Irish brew pairs nicely with some hearty cheeses, so make sure to show up to this class with a healthy appetite. 


Sushi Making 

When: 3/19, 4-6pm

Where: Everett

Cost: $55

What: Dreaming of Cali rolls? Us too. Make your own sushi at this amazing class at Bone Up Brewing (and grab a pint too!)


Mei Mei Dumpling Factory

When: Wed-Thu, 12-6pm

Where: South Boston

Cost: Varies

What: At this farm-focused, women-owned dumpling factory, you can chef it up all day (and take home some pretty delicious creations). 


ARTS & CRAFTS: 


Pottery Painting at The Clayroom (video)

When: Every day, 12-10pm

Where: Brookline

Cost: $20+

What: Make your own masterpiece, Picasso. At The Clayroom, you can paint on mugs, bowls, and dishes—it’ll be the perfect addition to a dinner party!


Rug Making at Tutuland

When: Every day 

Where: Packard’s Corner

Cost: Varies

What: Looking for that perfect centerpiece to cozy up your living room? Why not make your own rug at Tutuland, where you can choose from an assortment of beautiful designs!


Adult Watercolor and Drawing Art Classes

When: Every Saturday, times vary 

Where: Beacon Hill 

Cost: $55

What: Every Saturday, the Hidden Art Gallery offers all adults a chance to experiment with their creativity and create their very own painting. That artist could be you!


Moss Art Workshop 

When: 3/2, 7-8pm

Where: Quincy

Cost: $54

What: As artists, we have to be resourceful. Use your natural surroundings (moss!) to create something special. The first Break Rock Brewing beer is included in your ticket price!


Natural Bath Bombs 

When: 3/4, 6-7:30pm

Where: South End

Cost: $40

What: There’s nothing quite as relaxing as taking a bubble bath. After this class, you can enjoy one with your own homemade natural bath bomb!


Knitting 101

When: 3/4, 1-3pm

Where: Kendall Square

Cost: $120

What: Christmas isn’t for another ten months, but it’s never too early to start thinking about gifts. Whether you’re looking to make a scarf, hat, or mittens, there’s one thing that should come first: knitting 101. 


Glass Fusing Workshop 

When: 3/5, 1-3pm

Where: Harvard Square

Cost: $230

What: Make your own seder plate by mastering glass fusing. They make great gifts! 


Shibori Tie-Dye Workshop

When: 3/5, 10am-2pm

Where: Harvard Square

Cost: $120

What: Learn Shibori, a traditional Japanese dye technique, to make colorful and vibrant fabric creations. Trust us, your outfits will be the talk of the town. 


Build-a-Boob Pottery

When: 3/9, 6-7:30pm

Where: Downtown

Cost: $65

What: Join Pottery with a Purpose at High Street Place for International Women’s Day. Celebrate what makes us unique–and get a mini ceramic piece while you’re at it!


Soy Candle Making

When: 3/10, 6:30-8:30pm

Where: South End

Cost: $45

What: It’s February, so your apartment might feel extra musty and old. This candle making class will help with that–it’ll make your place smell nice and feel a bit brighter. 


Chunky Knit Blanket Making

When: 3/11, 2-3:30pm

Where: Kendall Square

Cost: $75

What: Knitting can be relaxing and cathartic, so make sure to connect with your inner zen while you make your own comfy blanket. 


PLANTS: 


Terrariums @ Cósmica 

When: 2/28, 7-8:30pm

Where: Back Bay 

Cost: $77

What: Grab some drinks and create your own little world. Terrariums are easy to make and maintain, so bring one home and spruce up your living room!


DIY Succulent Terrarium and Beer Night

When: 3/1, 6:30-8:30

Where: Malden

Cost: $72

What: Keep killing your houseplants? Don’t worry. Succulents are easier to manage, and you can make your own little garden (while enjoying a brew)!


Build a Planter

When: 3/10, 6:30-8pm

Where: Brookline

Cost: $65

What: Spring is coming, so you’ll need somewhere to plant your beautiful flower bushes! Make a planter at this fun class at Uvida Shop. 


Flower Arrangement Class

When: 3/18, 9am-12pm

Where: Back Bay 

Cost: $135

What: Warmer weather is on the horizon, and spring is almost here. Make your space look extra pretty with your very own bouquet. 


Bonsai Bar @ Bone Up Brewing

When: 3/30, 7-9pm

Where: Everett

Cost: $75

What: Grow your own bonsai! At Bone Up Brewing’s Bonsai Bar, you and your friends can grab a drink and trim tiny trees. I can’t think of a better night out. 



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