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Traveling Classes

About Our Traveling Classes

*** TO SEE OUR SIGN DESIGN OPTIONS   CLICK HERE***

For our Traveling DIY Workshops, we sand, distress, and stain the wood for you ahead of time.  During the workshop you will be able to paint the sign any colors that you want, distress the wood as much as you want, and have lots of fun doing it!  This is a great couples date night idea, girls night out, or a family friendly activity.  People of all ages will have fun during our class!

Have a sign you have seen on Pinterest or another picture of one that you really want to make?  Call us or email us at CreativeExpressionsGalena@gmail.com and we can see if we can design something similar for you to make during the class!  There may be an additional $20 design fee charged for these services.

  • We ask that you arrive 5-10 minutes prior to the start time of this class.
  • We do allow children age 7 and older to attend our classes with a paid registration.  They must have a parent or guardian also attending the class with a paid registration.  
  • Each person who attends the class MUST register for the class.
  • Please note that this project does involve wood and no two pieces of wood are exactly the same. The grain, texture and how the wood takes the stain is different in every piece which means each piece of wood will vary slightly and each sign will vary slightly but it will look fine when we are finished!  If the project you make is going to be displayed outside or in an area prone to moisture, we recommend that you protect it using the sealer of your choice which you can purchase at any local home improvement store.
  • Cancellation and Refund Policy:  Due to the customization of our classes, there are NO REFUNDS on any classes or materials!  However, if you are unable to make the class please call me or email me at CreativeExpressionsGalena@gmail.com prior to the class scheduled time and we can arrange for you to attend a different class.  Also, due to the customization of orders, we can NOT make any changes after you register.  We do require at least 10 people to attend a class in order for us to hold it.  If for any reason we have to cancel, such as bad weather or low attendance, we will notify you ahead of time and reschedule the class.  If you can’t make it to the new scheduled date, we will find another class for you to come to in your area! 
  • Photographs taken at Creative Expressions Galena (CEG) Traveling DIY Workshop events may be used in future CEG publications, on the CEG website or in other association materials. By attending any CEG events, you agree to allow CEG to use your image in any CEG-related publications, promotional products, or websites.  By attending any CEG events, you consent to the use, without compensation, of recordings of your likeness and voice by CEG, perpetually and throughout the world, (a) in connection with future CEG publications, and (b) in any related CEG video or audio recordings, printed publications and Internet publications. You acknowledge and agree that CEG, and its successors and assigns, is the sole owner of all copyrights, literary rights and similar rights to such media.

Stain Options

Please NOTE that Dark Walnut is our most popular stain color, it is used on most of the signs in our gallery.  If you would like white and you want a clean look, pick the white stain.  If you like the distressed or rustic look, pick the white wash distressed. 

CALENDAR

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Private Party – Melissa N
Friday, November 9th
6-8 pm
Oswego, IL

CLOSED
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Broadway Bar & Pizza
Sunday, November 11th
12-2 pm
4144 US-52, Rochester, MN 55901

CLOSED
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McBride’s North
Monday, November 12th
6-8 pm
2340 S Eola Rd, Aurora, IL 60503

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Pepi’s Pub & Grill
Tuesday, November 13th
6-8 pm
618 6th Street, Racine, WI 53403

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Tycoga Vineyard & Winery
Wednesday, November 14th
6-8 pm
2585 195th Street, DeWitt, IA 52742

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Choppers Bar & Grill
Wednesday, November 14th
6-8 pm
26375 IL-173, Antioch, IL 60002

SOLD OUT
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Rack’s Bar & Grill
Thursday, November 15th
6:30-8:30 pm
1027 N Broadway Ave, Spring Valley, MN 55975

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Shoeless Joes
Monday, November 19th
6-8 pm
1480 W Lake St, Addison, IL 60101

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High Court Pub
Monday, November 19th
6:30 – 8:30 pm
109 Parkway Ave N, Lanesboro, MN 55949

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Sideouts Bar & Eatery
Tuesday, November 20th
6:00 – 8:00 pm
4018 Roberts Road, Island Lake, IL 60042

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Boston’s Bah
Tuesday, November 20th
6:00 – 8:00 pm
107 East Main Street, Cazenovia, WI 53924

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Toppling Goliath Brewing Co
Tuesday, November 20th
6:00 – 8:00 pm
1600 Prosperity Rd, Decorah, IA 52101

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Jersey Grille
Monday, November 26th
6-8 pm
5255 Jersey Ridge Rd, Davenport, IA 52807

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Rascals Bar & Grill
Monday, November 26th
6:00 – 8:00 pm
5223 Torque Dr, Loves Park, IL 61111

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Chocolate Sanctuary
Wednesday, November 28th
6:00 – 8:00 pm
5101 Washington St, Gurnee, IL 60031

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Private Party – Erin H
Friday – November 30th
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Bettendorf, IA