Tinsmithing: “Holiday Happiness”

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Tinsmithing: “Holiday Happiness”

November 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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One event on November 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm


Deadline to Register: November 2 (5:00pm)

Description: Come get in the holiday spirit by crafting your own holiday decorations during this 9 hour workshop. Honor your ancestors and create heirlooms for the next generation by decorating your home with historic tinware for the holidays! Make reproductions of the original TIN-sel, an angel or star tree topper, advent wreath, menorah, bowls for centerpiece decorations or punched tin ornaments.

Instructor: Pat McMillion is an award-winning teacher (retired) who was hooked on tinsmithing from her very first class with Harry Kruppenbach and Clinton Pitts in 2003. Since then she has completed 23 classes, built her own backyard studio, and filled it with all of the necessary historic tools to reproduce lighting, cooking equipment, household goods and decorative items for her home, friends and historic parks. In 2017, the entire contents of her shop were donated to the Rosenwald Industrial Room at Burritt on the Mountain.

Supplies and Attire: Students should wear comfortable attire that they don’t mind getting dirty. Please also wear closed-toe shoes. All supplies and materials will be provided.

Time: Saturday, November 9th (9:00a-4:00p) AND Sunday, November 10th (1:00p-4:00p)

Tuition: $110.00

Supply Fee: $20.00

Level: Multi-Level


Important Information: Registering for a workshop indicates that the student is 19 years of age or older and understands that photographs/video may be taken during the event and their image may be used on Burritt on the Mountain’s website and social media outlets or other promotional materials. Registration also indicates that the student releases Burritt on the Mountain and the City of Huntsville, all their directors, employees, volunteers, and any persons associated with Burritt on the Mountain, from any liability for any bodily injury and/or property damage suffered by the attendee as a result of actives during the educational program.

Cancelation Policy: Students that cancel 14 days prior to the date of the class will be eligible for a full refund. Students that cancel 7 days prior to the date of the class will be eligible for a 50% refund. If student cancels 6 days or less prior to the date of the class no refund will be issued.


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November 10, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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