Candle Maker: Winter Scents & More


  • 2 hours long
  • Ages 21 & up

$45 per person
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Candle Maker: Craft your own artisanal candles

Spend a zen-sational evening working with soy-based wax, scented oils, and unique decorative elements to craft custom candles. Our master crafter will guide you and your friends step-by-step through this 2-hour event to make a custom creation perfect for trading, gifting, or treating yourself.

Yaymaker events give you everything you need to get up, get out, and get making! Instruction is provided by a trained host, so no experience is required, and everything you need is supplied. Show up early to grab drinks & a bite to eat–and give your week something to shout about.

Total Price of this experience includes an Experience Fee.

Your location

A photo of a Yaymaker Venue called Hops N Shine located in Alexandria, VA
Hops N Shine

Join us at Del Ray's newest Beer Garden! Hops N Shine - Beer. Bites. Moonshine. Hops N Shine features a food menu with build-your-own and specialty grilled cheeses, as well as loaded hot dogs, sausages, fries and tater tots and other offerings. The selection of beers is just as wide. Expect brews from Alexandria's own Port City Brewing Company, DC's 3 Stars Brewing Company, and places around the U.S., Germany and Belgium. The drink menu also includes moonshine and cocktails made with seasonal ingredients.  Hops N Shine and Yaymaker are featuring Paint Nite Sundays at 6 pm and rotating experiences on Thursdays at 6:30 pm (Candle Maker, Make a Mosaic, Plant Nite, Uke'n Do it, Design a Sign). Be sure to check out their other events including trivia and comedy!  http://hopsnshine.com/

Your host

Yaymaker Host Crystal Payton located in Woodbridge, VA

Crystal is a city girl at heart but was born and raised in the small town of Hays, Kansas.  She spent 3 years enjoying the Vegas heat and teaching Paint Nite before moving to Virginia.  She has a diverse background and skill sets perfect for helping you drink creatively and take home a masterpiece!  She received a B.S. in Dietetics from Kansas State University, and discovered it's much more fun to "color outside of the lines" and "think outside of the box."  Her creative outlets have included many mediums such as web design, graphic design, knitting/crocheting, teaching group fitness classes and most recently acrylic painting.  She likes to have fun in whatever she does and her mantra is, "If you're not having fun, don't do it!"  You are sure to have an amazingly, fun time in Crystal's events as she coaches you through the painting so you can relax, have fun, and paint a masterpiece you'll be proud of!

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