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Last day of 15%, Holiday Workshops, Blacksmithing Opps & a Prosecco Party

GAC Members Week Ends Today

Don’t let time run out on our exclusive GAC Members sale at Holiday Expo! If you’re a GAC member, today is the last day to get your 15% discount during our special Members Week. Need to renew or get a membership? You can do that online HERE and use the discount right away. Even if you can’t make it to our Holiday Expo shop today, members receive 10% off all purchases every other day. We’re open 7 days a week.

New! HOLIDAY EXPO Shopping Hours
Monday – Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm
Sundays 10:00am-5:00pm

Bring on the Bubbly!
Mark your calendars for this festive event on Thursday, Nov 30. Our Presents & Prosecco Party is always a popular event for lots of great shopping, refreshments and chances to win lots of give-aways. All are invited for this free event.

Update on Fall & Winter Semester Registration

We will open registration for our winter semester the week of December 4. Stay tuned for more information about registration days and when we’ll release the new catalog. In the meantime, there are still lots of opportunities to take more classes and workshops through November and December in our fall semester for adults and kids. Check out the catalog link below to find classes and register online.

Upcoming Holiday Workshops

Holiday Gifts from the Forge Workshop
Saturday-Sunday, Nov 18-19, 10:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Greg AmEnde

Felt Stocking Workshop
Sunday, December 3, 1:00-5:00pm
Instructor: Claudia Mathison

Leather Holiday Ornaments Workshop
Friday, Dec 8, 6:00-9:00pm
Instructor: Katie Coleman

Upcoming Blacksmithing Workshops

Intro to Blacksmithing Workshop; Session B
Saturday-Sunday, Dec 2-3, 10:00am-4:00pm
Instructor: Greg AmEnde

The War Hammer Workshop
Saturday & Sunday, Nov 25-26, 10:00am-5:00pm
Instructor: Mace Vitale

Open Forge: Session D
4 Wednesdays beginning Dec 6, 6:00-900pm
Instructor: Mace Vitale

The Art of the Japanese Blade Workshop
Thursday – Monday, Dec 7-11, 3:30-5:30pm
Instructor: Colt Allen

Hand Forged Blade Workshop
Thursday – Monday, Dec 7-11, 3:30-5:30pm
Instructor: Colt Allen

Craft Expo 2024 Call for Artists Now Open

Craft Expo 2024 is on the calendar for July 19-21 on the Guilford Green. Interested artists can apply through January 3, 2024. Click here for more information about the artist application process and to apply. Questions? Contact Artrider Productions at

Soup for Good

The Soup for Good event is sold out. Thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket to support this important event. You are helping two important local organizations – GAC and the Guilford Food Bank. Thank you to Fresh Market, Pine Orchard Yacht & Country Club, and Betty Ann Donegan and Stephanie Donegan-Dietz for contributing the delicious soup!

Upcoming Events at GAC

Sunday, November 19 – Soup for Good To Go, 2-4pm
Thursday, November 30 – Prosecco & Presents Reception (Holiday Expo), 5-7pm
Week of Dec 4 – Winter 2024 Semester Registration Opens Online