A pride and joy of Minnetrista, Gale Woods Farm is known by fans as an educational hotspot that offers crafting classes, and this holiday season is no exception. Gale Woods hosts events sure to get you and your kids ready for holiday gift–giving. Pre-registration required; materials fees included in cost.
Holiday Gifts from the Farm: Felted Ornaments
November 14: Homemade ornaments are sure to liven up a holiday scene. The farm encourages children to craft personal masterpieces, using ingredients produced on its acres. Class also includes a visit with the farm animals. Ages 6–17. $20. 4:30–6:30 p.m.
Sheep to Slippers or Mittens
November 16: Both slippers and mittens make perfect gifts for these chilly winter months. Ages 12 and up will learn from the experts and stitch a felted pair for a loved one, or keep them as an early personal gift. $60. 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Introduction to Lard
November 16: Treat your noses to a cookie bake this year, with a new old-fashioned ingredient. Discover the uses for lard, including its distinctive qualities when it comes to making delicious baked goods. Ages 12 and up. $12. 1:30–4 p.m.
Holiday gifts from the Farm: Lip Balm, Soaps and More!
November 21: Itching for a few new personal hygiene products? Encourage your children, ages 6–12, to craft homemade stuffers for your stocking. $20. 4:30–6:30 p.m.—Kelly Butorac
Gale Woods Farm
7210 County Road 110 W