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FAIRY GARDENS (with Sweet, New Houses) Fairy Garden Workshops are our favorites. Using natural materials to create the little scenes is fun and feels familiar, friendly and easy. And are they ever beautiful and varied when they are done! Everyone chooses from the same materials, but no two gardens are ever alike. It’s almost magical. [...]
Read More » | May 26, 2016 | Category: Activities, Blog, News | Comments: none | Tags: children's activities, fairy houses, gardens
GORDON KORMAN WAUPACA PUBLIC LIBRARY 6:00 PM Tuesday, March 1, 2016 That’s right! – the author of the Swindle series, also Masterminds, The Hypnotists, the Titanic trilogy, and dozens more. He gives a great presentation (I’ve seen him once before) and I guarantee that it will be a blast. He will be with students [...]
Read More » | February 10, 2016 | Category: Activities, Authors at Dragonwings, Blog, News | Comments: none | Tags: Author appearance, gordon korman
Walk the plank with the staff of Dragonwings at Turner’s Fresh Market this Saturday, September 27 during Pirate Day! Starting at 10:00 A.M., activities will include a pirate themed story time hosted by Dragonwings, make-your-own pirate costume activity, pirate snacks, a pirate ship hay ride to the pirate themed corn maze, and barrel train ride! [...]
On Monday, August 26 at 3:00pm, Dragonwings will hold its fourth and final DIY Workshop of the summer with DIY Birdhouses and Bird Feeders. Participants ages 5-12 will construct their own wooden birdhouse or bird feeder from a kit, then paint it. All materials are included and the class fee is $10. Space is limited [...]
On Monday, August 12, Dragonwings will hold a DIY Mandala drawing workshop at 3:00pm. In this workshop, children ages 5-12 will use a stencil kit to draw circular mandala designs then color them in. We will be making mandalas both on paper and on the sidewalk with chalk. This is a fun and relaxing project for creative [...]
Waldo is here at Dragonwings, and he’s ready to party! Celebrate the final day of Where’s Waldo Waupaca at Dragonwings on Wednesday, July 31 at 4:00pm. Even if you didn’t participate in the hunt, you can join in the fun. We will have several Waldo activities throughout the store and our grand prize drawing for [...]
A cold glass of iced tea tastes pretty good in this hot weather. On Monday, July 22 you can stop in at Dragonwings to sample our selection of Tea Source iced teas. Our tea tasting will be set up all day. Sample and choose your favorites from Rhubarb Oolong, Moroccan Mint, Tea Source Classic, and [...]
Starting July 1st, the search is on! Come join us and find Waldo again this year in downtown Waupaca and the Chain throughout the month of July. It is going to be even bigger and better this year with 25 businesses participating and more prizes to win and discounts to obtain. Stop into Dragonwings to [...]
On Monday, June 17 at 2:30pm Dragonwings will be hosting a fairy garden workshop. Create your own fairy house and fairy garden with miniature plants from Turner’s Market. Participants may be ages 4 to adult, though children under the age of 10 must have an adult partner to help with hot glue (no additional fee for accompanying adults). The workshop [...]
Did you know that Dragonwings sells Tea Source teas? We do, and we would like you to join us for a tasting on Saturday, March 2 at 3:00pm. Come sample teas, nibble on scones, and browse our books. This event is free, but space is limited, so we encourage you to RSVP.