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Make a Derby Day Hat

Create a Hat or Fascinator for Derby Day!

Garage Door Studio is planning a fun day of DIY crafting in the studio, Saturday, May 2nd, 11 am – 2 pm. Join Tina Kite Millinery in the art center to create a hat or fascinator for Derby Day! Kids can create a paper hat and decorate with handmade flowers, ribbons and beads. The boys can create a spiffy bowler hat too! And get ready ladies, Tina will show you how to create a delightful hair fascinator using tissue paper flowers, glitter, tulle and beads! $5 for kids and $10 for adults. All materials and instructions included.

Enter the Derby Day Hat Contest!

Stroll up to The Market in Avondale for their Grand Opening celebration and enter their Derby Day Hat Contest at 4 pm. (Kentucky Derby is at 5 pm!) The Market will have activities all day long including contests, activities for kids, a raffle, beer, wine and food a plenty! Braxton & the Renditions will be playing 2-5 pm and the Avondale Children’s Choir, Ars Cantabile will perform at noon.

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Create with Glass for Mother’s Day

We’ve also got another fun project happening at the same time, 11 am -2 pm! Brenda Griffith with Siyeh Glass will be leading a class showing you how to make a 6×6″ fused glass plate. Using colorful shapes of layered glass, create a beautiful small dish for Mother’s Day! Brenda will slump and fire the dish offsite and will bring them back to the studio by Tuesday, May 5th. $15 per person.

While kids are welcome to participate, we ask that parents accompany their children that are 10 and under. thank you!

No need to make a reservation, just show up and join in on the fun.

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