Winter Solstice Wishing Candles Workshop with CJ Shelton
Dec 15th, 2018 10:00 am to Noon
Alton Mills Arts Centre
1402 Queen St. West, Studio 206
Alton, Caledon, Ontario L7K 0C3
Decorating a candle with specific symbols, words, coloured ribbon and other special tokens not only makes a unique gift idea but is a fun activity for welcoming the return of the Sun on the winter Solstice (December 21), the shortest day of the year. What better way to celebrate then by lighting your special candle, making a wish and visualizing it coming true, knowing that as the days begin getting longer again so too will your dreams grow.
Join artist CJ Shelton in her magical nature-filled studio for this fun and informative workshop. While decorating your own wishing candle you will hear stories about the First Light and learn how so many of our current Christmas customs have their origins in ancient cultural and pagan traditions that honoured the cycles of Nature.
If you have taken this workshop previous years, this season will have a new added surprise element and new trimmings for your special Yule candle!
PRE-REGISTRATION WITH FULL PAYMENT IS REQUIRED – please email email@example.com or call 519-942-2018