The Farms: Candle Painting

Experience level: Beginner

Open to all ages, create a new type of holiday decoration that you can take home to add to your decor. All participants will receive a large white votive candle and use melted tea light candles of various colors to paint designs around the outside of the candle. Make it holiday-themed, or paint designs that would work for a year-round decoration.

Led by Olivia Bunting, sessions are 5-6 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 and 4 to 5 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21 in The Studio. Choose one (or two) that best fits your schedule.

$20/person. Click on the times below to register:
Tuesday, Dec. 12: 5-6 p.m. & 6 to 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 21: 4-5 p.m. & 5-6 p.m.

Registration fees include materials. All sales are final.

If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate, please email

About the instructor

Olivia Bunting is the Senior Program Coordinator at Allerton Park and Retreat Center. She loves being outside, tending her plants (while trying not to kill them) and crafting. The Farms gives her an excuse to learn new things and finish those half-done crafts she’s been meaning to complete for a while.

About The Farms

The Farms: An Allerton Folk School, offers classes, workshops, and gatherings focusing on art, wellness, outdoor education, storytelling, and scienceAll experiences value hands-on, experiential teaching and learning, and are facilitated by and for the members of the community.

See the complete fall session schedule here.


Dec 12 2023


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Dec 12 2023
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm