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2358 Wild Dove Rd
Nanaimo, BC

Craft Nights at

40 Knots Winery

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Join us for a fun Craft Night during Thirsty Thursday at 40 Knots Winery.

​Cocktails start at 5pm, plus signature wine pourings and local beers on tap. 

​Bring your own food or purchase one of their farmer-style picnic boxes featuring pickled grapes, cheeses, meats, smoked tuna, crackers, baguettes, chocolates, anything you want to add.

Crafting will start at 6pm!

*New additional Crafternoons Tuesday, 3pm 


  This is a family friendly venue and group seating will be in place. 

As of November until Spring 2024, classes will be in their upstairs, indoor space due to lighting restrictions in the patio area. There are only stairs to access this space unfortunately so we apologize to anyone who may not be able to attend due to mobility challenges. We will be back in the main patio area in the Spring.



Below are the classes that are currently available at this venue. If there are classes that you would like to see at this venue in the future please contact us.

January 4, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$30 | Woven Tapestry with Embroidered Flowers

Join us for a fun and easy beginner class to create a woven tapestry with embroidered flowers. We will be using a board loom and chunky yarns for your background. Then learn some easy embroidery techniques to make these beautiful flowers. All supplies are included and all ages are welcome.

January 23, 3:00pm-5:00pm
 $25-$30 | Framed Beach

Create your own unique beach themed art from our selection of sea glass, fractured glass, sand, shells, starfish, rocks and many other glitzy bits. You will be decorating on the top surface of your glass so please make sure it is secured in place with glue. All ages are welcome at this venue.

Bring your own frame up to 11 inches x 14 inches for $25 or

Use one of our various sizes of frames for $30

February 1, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$30 | Gemstone Painted Tree

Learn to make this fun and easy mixed media painting on an 11" x 14" canvas board. Your tree design will be outlined on your canvas for you to paint and then decorate with gemstones, polished shell pieces and butterfly gems. 

February 20, 3:00pm-5:00pm
 $30 | Mermaid Wine

Join us to make a beautiful Mermaid Wine mixed media painting! The wine glass will be affixed to your canvas, paint wash your canvas fun then decorate with crushed glass, sand, shells, starfish, pearls and glitter.. All supplies included and all ages are welcome.

March 7, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$25 | Felted Leprechaun in a Pot 

Learn to make this fun and easy needle felted Leprechaun in a pot of gold. We will be using wool roving and felting needles to create them then adorn their hat with ribbon and a shamrock gem. They will be sitting inside a black pot of gold. The felting needles are sharp so care is needed when using them. All supplies are included and all ages are welcome.

March 19, 3:00pm-5:00pm
 $25 | Paint A Mini Planter

Join us to paint a cute mini planter; these would make a great gift! We have turtles, frogs and hedgehogs to choose from, 6 inches long x 4 inches wide; solid commercial grade concrete made by our local artist Cedar Garden Ornaments. It weighs approximately 3lbs. They are primed for long lasting paint durability. A sealer will also be provided for you to take home and apply once your paint is fully dried.  All supplies are included and all ages are welcome. 

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