Events, Seminars & Workshops

Clarkston Rotary – A Taste of the Holidays

Join us for this great event! Stroll through the beautifully holiday decorated Bordine's. Feast on your favorite dishes from local award winning restaurants paired with wines and craft beers from around the world. Also, you can bid on silent auction items and enjoy music and friends while you kick off the holiday season in style.

Date
Thursday Oct. 26th • 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location
Clarkston

Cost
$45.00

Designer Wreath Demonstration

Watch and learn how to design an artificial wreath like the pros! Our talented designer will use ribbon, flowers and natural greenery to create a wreath from start to finish in just an hour. Along the way they will explain each and every step needed to create a stunning masterpiece at home!

Date
Rochester Hills • Saturday, Nov. 4th • 2pm
Rochester Hills • Friday, Nov. 24th • 2pm
Clarkston • Saturday, Nov. 4th • 2pm
Clarkston • Friday, Nov. 24th • 2pm
Brighton • Saturday, Nov. 4th • 2pm
Brighton • Friday, Nov. 24th • 2pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

Designer Mantel Demonstration

Expand your decorating horizons with a designer mantel this holiday season! Our talented designers will teach you the simple steps to creating a gorgeous mantel. From lights to silks to ribbon and ornaments, you’ll know how to incorporate it all into a stunning showpiece. If decorating a theme tree seems intimidating then this seminar is a perfect place to start.

Date
Rochester Hills • Sunday, Nov. 5th • 2pm
Rochester Hills • Saturday, Nov. 11th • 2pm
Rochester Hills • Sunday, Nov. 26th • 10am
Clarkston • Sunday, Nov. 5th • 2pm
Clarkston • Saturday, Nov. 11th • 2pm
Clarkston • Sunday, Nov. 26th • 10am
Brighton • Sunday, Nov. 5th • 2pm
Brighton • Saturday, Nov. 11th • 2pm
Brighton • Sunday, Nov. 26th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

Brighton Holiday Extravaganza – benefiting LACASA

Not just a ladies night anymore! All are welcome to join in on the fun! Join us for this great fundraising event as we partner with LACASA...

Sweet & Savory Food Samples from Great Local Restaurants! Local Vendors, Wine Tasting, Raffle Drawings, 50/50 Raffle, Music, Goodie Bags and MORE!

6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tickets are $25

Date
Brighton • Tuesday, Nov. 7th 2017

Location
Brighton

Cost
$25.00

Rochester Hills Holiday Extravaganza – benefiting The Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan

Not just a ladies night anymore! All are welcome to join in on the fun! Join us for this great fundraising event as we partner with The ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN...

Sweet & Savory Food Samples from Great Local Restaurants! Local Vendors, Wine Tasting, Raffle Drawings, 50/50 Raffle, Music, Goodie Bags and MORE!

6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tickets are $25

Date
Rochester Hills • Wednesday, Nov. 8th 2017

Location
Rochester Hills

Cost
$25.00

Theme Tree Design Demonstration

Anyone can design a gorgeous theme tree with the right guidelines, some simple tips and coordinating components! Learn from our expert designers how to take the blank canvas of a Christmas tree and transform it into the designer masterpieces you see in our Christmas store.

Date
Rochester Hills • Sunday, Nov. 12th • 2pm
Clarkston • Sunday, Nov. 12th • 2pm
Brighton • Sunday, Nov. 12th • 2pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

Designer Swag Workshop

Anyone can make a gorgeous designer swag with a little guidance! Stunning ribbon, sugar cones and a few silk stems will turn a plain green swag into a beautiful holiday decoration. Our designers will walk you through the process step by step, assisting you along the way and you’ll leave with a fabulous swag ready to hang in your home.

• The exact swag you will make is seen here and must be chosen at the time you sign up for the workshop.

• Choose from Red & White, Platinum or Plaid. If registering for more than 1 person, please put swag type in name column. (ie, Jane Smith PLAID)

• Space is limited!

Date
Rochester Hills • Nov. 18th at 2pm • Red & White Swag
Rochester Hills • Nov. 18th at 2pm • Platinum Swag
Rochester Hills • Nov. 18th at 2pm • Plaid Swag
Clarkston • Nov. 18th at 2pm • Red & White Swag
Clarkston • Nov. 18th at 2pm • Platinum Swag
Clarkston • Nov. 18th at 2pm • Plaid Swag
Brighton • Nov. 18th at 2pm • Red & White Swag
Brighton • Nov. 18th at 2pm • Platinum Swag
Brighton • Nov. 18th at 2pm • Plaid Swag

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$75.00

Just for Kids – Ornament Make & Take

Calling all kids! Bring your Christmas spirit for a morning of fun. We will help you create three ornaments to enjoy this holiday season.

Class is appropriate for ages 4-12.

Date
Rochester Hills • Saturday, Nov. 18th • 10am
Clarkston • Saturday, Nov. 18th • 10am
Brighton • Saturday, Nov. 18th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$5.00

Log Bundle Workshop

Birch logs are a great addition when decorating for the holidays. Spruce them up with some ribbon, artificial greenery and battery operated lights for a stunning holiday look. Join us to make one of these super simple birch log bundles, then take it home and enjoy!

*Clear battery operated lights included. Ribbon and greens will vary based on availability.
*Space is limited.

Date
Rochester Hills • Sunday, Nov. 19th • 10am
Clarkston • Sunday, Nov. 19th • 10am
Brighton • Sunday, Nov. 19th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$50.00

Bow Making 101

Bow making may seem intimidating but it shouldn’t be! With the right guidance and some practice anyone can make a bow. Our talented bow makers will teach you how to make a bow in this hands on class.

Class fee includes one bolt of ribbon (priced at $14.99 or less) for you to practice with and take home.

Date
Rochester Hills • Saturday, Nov. 25th • 10am
Clarkston • Saturday, Nov. 25th • 10am
Brighton • Saturday, Nov. 25th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$15.00

Designer Chandelier Demonstration

Step out of your comfort zone this holiday season and take your chandelier to a whole new level! Watch our artistic designer as they turn an ordinary chandelier into a sparkling work of art using artificial greenery, glittering branches, ornaments and more.

Date
Rochester Hills • Saturday, Nov. 25th • 2pm
Clarkston • Saturday, Nov. 25th • 2pm
Brighton • Saturday, Nov. 25th • 2pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

Fresh Greens Container Demonstration

Container gardening isn’t just for the spring, summer and fall! Add color to your landscape, porch or patio with containers of fresh greens, birch logs, pine cones, berries, ribbon, lights and so much more this holiday season. Come learn some new and unique ways to incorporate fresh greens into your containers and tips to keep them fresh through the holidays.

Date
Rochester Hills • Sunday, Nov. 26th • 2pm
Clarkston • Sunday, Nov. 26th • 2pm
Brighton • Sunday, Nov. 26th • 2pm

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

Enhance Your Holiday Table Setting

Add a touch of elegance and color to your table during the holidays! Something as simple as fresh garland and a couple candlesticks can turn your table from lackluster into spectacular! Whether you prefer more natural, traditional or some sparkle and glitter there will be plenty of inspiration. Ideas will incorporate fresh greens, artificial stems, battery operated lights and a few things you’ve probably never thought to use before.

Date
Rochester Hills • Saturday, Dec. 2nd • 10am
Clarkston • Saturday, Dec. 2nd • 10am
Brighton • Saturday, Dec. 2nd • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$10.00

Fresh Greens Centerpiece Workshop

Nothing compares to the smell of fresh pine, spruce and cedar during the holiday season. Come learn alongside our designers how to incorporate these into a holiday centerpiece perfect for any room of your home! With step by step instructions and help from our designers, you’ll create a gorgeous centerpiece to take home.

*You will be cutting your own greens to use so please bring gloves and pruners. If you don’t have pruners, some will be available to use. Ribbon and greens will vary based on availability.
*Space is limited.

Date
Rochester Hills • Saturday, Dec. 9th • 10am
Clarkston • Saturday, Dec. 9th • 10am
Brighton • Saturday, Dec. 9th • 10am

Location
Rochester Hills, Clarkston, Brighton

Cost
$35.00