The Bull Room — At this downtown Aberdeen spot, you’ll find funky repurposed furniture, handmade goods from local artists and themed BYOB craft nights. Info.
Aberdeen Bead and Brushes — Enjoy kid-family crafts and daytime camps as well as alcohol-friendly paint parties. Plan it right, and you can drop your kids off here while you have fun at The Bull Room, just two doors down. Info.
Jim’s Gems and Gold — Because it rocks. OK, we’re sorry — but this place is way more fun than that sad mountain tourist trap your parents dragged you to. Info.
Wine and Design — The name is self-explanatory, but they also have kids camps when school is out. For the adults, there’s the occasional live male model sessions. Meow. Info.
Hammer & Stain — This DIY spot is fairly new to the area, but classes often sell out. Info.
Artists League — Finally use that canvas you bought three years ago. Info.
9th of September — Pick a plate, vase, mug or knick-knack; throw some paint on it and they’ll glaze and fire it for you. Done and done. Info.
Creative Studios — Get your ass to Vass for drop-in arts and crafts from Thursday-Saturday or take part in one of their many special events. Info.
Play Escape — You’re gonna be there anyway, so plan for their arts and crafts classes. Info.
The Painted Petal — So, its in Sanford but still perfect for a not-too-far day trip when the cabin fever creeps in. They have kids parties and camps plus adult art parties. Info.
Nights with the Makers — Learn from the pros and follow Christin Daubert & Grace Crawford on Eventbrite to get info on all of their creation events. Info.
Did we miss your favorite? Let us know, we’ll give them a shout.