There are plenty of creative workshops and classes you can participate in for the holidays. Make a handmade gift or a festive decoration. Spend a night out with your girlfriends or take your children to make a fun holiday craft. Here's a sampling of activities in the Cumberland Valley. Click here to check out our entire events calendar for upcoming holiday classes. Be sure to register early. Many of these popular events sell out quickly.

November 3 & 4

November 8

November 9

November 10

November 20

November 23

November 26

November 30 & December 1

December 2

December 4

December 7

December 8 & 15

December 12

December 21

In addition, Hershey Gardens has Crafty Christmas Creations for children each weekend (plus other selected days) from November 23 through December 31 and Ashcombe hosts a Pine Wreath Workshop on December 2, 5, 7, 9 , 12, 14 and 16 and Fresh Greens Container workshop on December 4, 11, and 18.

Are you a more experienced, practicing crafter looking for a challenge? The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen offers intensive half-day and full-day workshops at their Lancaster location including making steampunk ornaments, holiday table toppers, and glass paperweights.