3.1 min readBy Published On: January 2nd, 2022Categories: Best Year Ever: Guide to 2021, New To The Neighborhood0 Comments

Say Cheese!

Head to American Provisions and get schooled in cheese!  They’ll teach you everything from Limburger to Brie to Danish Bleu and what to serve with it.  You might even become a cheese expert and you can impress all your friends with your cheese knowledge. They’ll even tell you what wines to pair with your cheese! To learn more, visit here! 

Did you know baking can relieve stress?

It can relieve many symptoms of stress and anxiety not to mention you end up with something delicious to eat.  Flour Bakery offers virtual baking classes teaching you everything from brioche and sticky buns to linzer cookies! They also have at home baking kits too!  For more information visit here! 

Create with Love Child

With Love Child’s beautiful shop as the backdrop, they offer creative workshops perfectly designed for you and your besties. Hit pause from the daily routine and come learn and play! Upcoming workshops include pottery making, kids floral arranging, booze + blooms, candle making and more!

Get crafty!

Learn how to use that sewing machine collecting dust in your basement or knit that sweater you’ve been dreaming about.  The Stitch House is not only a fully stocked yarn shop, but it also offers classes for all the fiber arts including crochet, sewing, and quilting.  The Stitch House staff of expert instructors, are not only talented but they are patient and hands on.   For a full list of classes including Friday night socials visit here!   

Candle Making Workshop at Noted Candles

Everyone agrees, Noted Candles Candle Making Workshops are SO FUN. Round up the crew for a private candle making class. Each person will choose the style and fragrance of their candle that you will make from scratch, you will also each customize a Match Bottle to round out your set. The sessions are tailored to your group so everyone gets the level of detail and instruction that is right for the occasion. Maybe you want to learn the nitty gritty of candle making so that you can make candles at home, or maybe you just want to have a fun girls night out. No matter what you are looking for, Ashley, your instructor and owner of Noted, will be sure you get the experience you are looking for. You can learn more here!

Take an indoor adventure!

Try rock climbing!  Rock Spot Climbing is a fun way to get some exercise and try something a little daring!  They offer new student value packs so you can give it a try. If you decide you love it, you can always get a monthly membership! Whether you’re a beginner or experienced climber, Rock Spot Climbing is THE spot to be!   For more information visit their website! 

Drink up!

Micro-brewed craft beer is so last year.  Craft spirits are the new black when it comes to local distilling.  Grand Ten Distilling is located right here in South Boston and offers tours and tastings and now has a full bar where they mix up some the best cocktails in town. They also offer cocktails to go!  For tour information and hours of operation visit here!

Kick ass!

Have you ever wished you that if ever you were approached in a dark alley, you could give the creep a flying round house to the chest?  Broadway Jiu Jitsu will have you blocking, kicking and punching your way to your best physical condition, all while building up your self confidence and improving your self discipline!  They offer Brazilian Jiu Jitsu/Judo, Muay Thai and MMA classes for all levels of fitness – they even offer kids classes.  For a full schedule or for more information visit here! 

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