Do-It-Yourself Workshops

Looking for a handmade reminder of your visit to Baltimore?

Sign up for a workshop at one of these local businesses, and you’ll walk away with a one-of-a-kind memento of your own making. All you need is a little creative spirit!

Make: A Candle
Knits, Soy & Metal
Pour your own scented soy candle at a Knits, Soy & Metal workshop, where you’ll get to try every step in the candle-making process—from selecting your own custom fragrance to mixing the wax.

Build: A Terrarium
B. Willow
Local plant and gift shop B. Willow hosts a variety of plant-care workshops at its Remington location. Learn how to build terrariums, plant succulents, mount tropical plants on wood and more. A green thumb is within reach!

Create: Original Artwork
Walters Art Museum
Each weekend, the Walters Art Museum hosts a free kid-friendly art project geared toward families. Find inspiration first in the museum’s expansive collection, then drop in to a class to create your own work of art. No registration required.

Craft: Cocktails
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Mix cocktails like the pros during a hands-on workshop led by local whiskey distillery Sagamore Spirit. You’ll get an inside glimpse at how they make their rye whiskey, then learn how to make two cocktails that are easy to recreate at home.

Knit: Clothing
From beginner-level knitting to experimental weaving, basketry and lots more, Lovelyarns offers a broad selection of small-group workshops at its Hampden yarn shop. You’ll leave with a wearable or display-worthy hand-crafted creation.

Get Cooking!

If you’re more into cooking than crafting, head to one of these locations to snag a lesson straight from a Baltimore chef. Then take these recipes home to your own kitchen!

Neapolitan Pizza
Verde Pizza
Unearth the history of traditional Neapolitan pizza as you make an authentic pie.

Sicilian Specialties
Learn to create authentic, seasonal Sicilian dishes and match them to regional wines.

Seasonal Favorites
Baltimore Farmers’ Market and Bazaar
Tour the market with Baltimore’s own Chef Egg and then learn to prepare simple seasonal favorites.