The March of the Vegetables is excited to announce our Lantern Festival. We will offer an afternoon full of lantern-making classes, followed by a walk through town carrying our hand-crafted lights. We will end up at the Depot, where you can enjoy a moment of wonder and a cup of hot chocolate.
Create up to two lantern projects!
Participants can choose to visit up to two of the three lantern-making classes below, all running concurrently.
Children under 7 may create one free lantern when accompanied by an adult.
Flower bottle lantern class:
We will make lanterns out of recycled plastic bottles, wire and duct tape. All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own. Meyers dish washing soap bottles are especially nice, but any plastic bottles you think interesting would be welcome. This class involves use of sharp tools, and thus, is suitable for older children and adults.
These little paper lanterns are easy to make and are suitable for all ages. Children under six may benefit from an adult or older childs help. All tools and materials including a battery candle will be provided. Just bring your creativity and a sense of whimsy. (Northwest Art Center)
Sturdy cardboard coffee cans will be converted into illuminated magic! Suitable for age 7 and up, or younger with adult assistance. (Train Depot)
Working with artist Courtney Peters (Kissing-Bug Press and Duvall Handmade), learn how to make your own enchanting lantern from bamboo sticks, vellum, and handmade paper.
In this workshop you will learn the lantern making process and construction techniques. Patterns for Star and Pyramid lanterns will be available. However you are encouraged to make your own design.
All supplies and materials are provided
Please allow 3-4 hours to complete your lantern.