In support of our mission to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art, Craft Lake City holds DIY workshops all year long taught by some of Utah’s most skilled artisans. Workshop topics run the gamut from gourmet food to floral arranging to fiber arts. Take a workshop to perfect a skill, kick-start a new hobby, meet like-minded people and support the local maker movement.

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May 9 2018

Craft Cocktail Workshop: Beehive Distillery

with Natalie Hamilton
  • $$55
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  • The Gateway
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  • 6:30 pm
Craft Lake City and The Gateway are pleased to present the Spring 2018 Craft Cocktail Workshop Series! Join us for a spirited evening of tastings and education led by instructor Natalie Hamilton, a local bartender lauded for her bright and creative cocktails. In the May 9 workshop, we will be highlighting locally distilled barrel-aged gin from Beehive Distilling. Hamilton will demonstrate the recipe and process for crafting a delicious Spice Route cocktail featuring blackberry sage shrubs, handcrafted simple syrup, Bitters Lab bitters and more, mixed to perfection with Beehive's Barrel Reserve Gin. Small bites will be generously provided by Laziz Kitchen. Pre-registration required, must be 21 or older to participate. The Craft Cocktail Workshops will be held at The Gateway in a space directly south of The Buckle store at 133 South Rio Grande Street.

Apr 26 2018

Spring Floral Design

with Pamela Olson of Native Flower Company
  • $55
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  • Gallivan Center
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  • 6:30 pm
Native Flower Company is the creative adventure of Pamela Olson. The daughter of a nurseryman, Pam developed a love of the botanical world at a young age. Pam will bring her impressive experience and enviable style to this workshop, in which participants will each design a floral masterpiece with seasonal blooms.

Exclusive Workshop at the DIY Festival
May 2 2018

Felt Animal Workshop

with Stacie van Arsdale of Little Teeth Marks
  • $35
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  • West Elm Workshop Area at DIY Festival
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  • 6:30 pm
Charming characters and fanciful felting are the trademarks of artisan Stacie van Arsdale. The whimsical plush animals she offers through her business, Little Teeth Marks, have become DIY Festival favorites. In this workshop, Stacie will share her love of needle felting and help us engage our imaginations as we create darling felt sloths for magnets or brooches. Please note that all workshop participants are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop start time.

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Workshop Waitlist and Cancellation Policies



Attendance Policy

Please note that all workshop participants are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop start time. Upon arrival, attendees will check in with a Craft Lake City representative, gather necessary supplies from the instructor, and select a seat. All workshop attendees must be in their preferred seats no later than five minutes prior to the workshop start time. Craft Lake City strives to provide high-quality making experiences in every workshop, and this policy is designed to give you adequate time to learn, create, and enjoy your craft.


Waitlist Policy

Due to the popularity of Craft Lake City’s workshops, our programs often sell out. However, spots occasionally become available if participants are unable to attend, and those spots are filled by individuals on our waitlist. If you wish to be added to our waitlist, please arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop and check in with a Craft Lake City representative. You will be added to the waitlist in priority order based on the time you arrive (first come first served). Five minutes prior to the workshop start time, Craft Lake City will begin to invite waitlisted individuals to purchase workshop tickets on site and take the place of absent participants. Please note that Craft Lake City cannot guarantee a spot to those on the waitlist.


Cancellation and Transfer Policy

While we cannot offer refunds or exchanges, your ticket is transferrable. If for any reason you are unable to attend a workshop for which you have purchased a ticket, we encourage you to transfer your ticket to a friend, family member, or another individual interested in the workshop. The individual attending in your place must arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop start time and present proof of purchase in the form of a printed or electronic ticket and the name of the ticket holder to a Craft Lake City representative on site.