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Learn to craft handmade love notes that pop

HERE'S AN EXAMPLE of the type of pop-up Valentine cards that could be created at the Sheldon Museum’s workshop on Sunday, Feb. 9. Cost is $10 for those ages 7 and up.

MIDDLEBURY — Wondering how to make Valentine’s Day a little more personal this year? Check out the two upcoming Valentine card-making workshops on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Tandem in Bristol and Sunday, Feb. 9 at the Sheldon Museum in Middlebury.
Come make pop-up Valentine’s Day cards at the Sheldon on Sunday, from 1-2:30 p.m., with Sheldon Museum trustees Liz Markowski and Danielle Rougeau. Participants will have a choice of several card designs to assemble and decorate. The activity will involve detailed scissor cutting.  All necessary materials will be provided.  Appropriate for age 7 and up accompanied by an adult.  Cost is $10 per child. Space is limited. Reserve and pay in advance by calling the Sheldon at (802) 388-2117. (FYI: The museum will be open especially for this workshop as the Sheldon Museum, Research Center, and store are currently closed through March 30.)
Tandem will host a more free-form card making workshop for Valentine’s Day on Saturday, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Looking for something fun to do with your sweetie? Tandem’s hosting a pop-up Valentine’s Day market and izakaya on Thursday, Feb. 13. What’s an izakaya? Good question. It’s an informal Japanese bar that serves alcoholic drinks and snacks. Come see some beautiful things made by local makers and enjoy some refreshments. First come, first served on Thursday, 5-8 p.m.

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