Adult Enrichment Classes

 Adult Enrichment Classes

Nature’s Bounty Series with Marget Maldonado

Join us for the 2020 Nature’s Bounty Series led by Marget Maldonado

End the Summer by making beautiful and wearable works of art. Florist and artist Marget Maldonado leads three sessions this Fall with video recordings of them posted below. Register to take part live on Zoom Video Conferencing by clicking below.  Each session is about an hour long with hands-on instructions and, in live sessions, time for questions as you complete the project.

If you would like to order flowers, fresh or dried from Marget, or have any questions, please click here to contact her via email: Marget Maldonado



Making Evergreen Salves with Marget Maldonado

November 14th at 9:00 AM

Make your own healing salve with infused oils using herbs from your garden. This salve will be made using balsam infused oil. The Old Stone House will send out kits specifically for this program.
Materials Needed:
    • Oil to infuse it could be sunflower oil, avocado oil, grapeseed oil or olive oil.
    • Beeswax pellets 
    • Essential oil of your preference ( lavender, geranium, lemongrass or any that you would like to use)
    • Shea butter or/and mango butter 
    • A double boiler pan or 2 pans that fit on each other to warm up the oil and melt the beeswax and butter.
    • Spoon for mixing
    • Measurement cups

    • Materials include a sample of balsam infused sunflower oil and beeswax pellets
    • Price: $40  
    • Member Price: $35 
    • Historic New England Members: $35 for two registrants

All of the videos below are made FREE for your enjoyment. We ask that you give a small donation if so moved.


Flower Crowns with Marget Maldonado

Materials are easily found locally. Material List:

    • 3 or 4 fresh Dogwood branches to create the ring.
    • Fresh flowers from your garden or any local bouquet of flowers will do. (hydrangeas, calendula, black-eyed Susan, goldenrod, delphiniums) 
    • Floral tape
    • Garden scissors
    • Scissors 

Fall and Winter Wreaths with Marget Maldonado

Stay tuned to view this class. Learn simple techniques to make a fall or winter wreaths and decorative swags using local branches and dry flowers. 
Material List: 
    • Red dogwood branches 
    • Birch, spruce, white pine, balsam or any nice branches to make the swag
    • Dry flowers, pine cones, leaves, feathers
    • Floral tape
    • Floral wire
    • Garden scissors


Adult Enrichment Classes

Our adult enrichment classes teach a variety of useful skills.

Here at the Old Stone House, we work hard to offer expertly-led hands-on educational experiences to our community. Whether you take part in a blacksmithing or rug braiding course, participate in timber framing or apple grafting workshops, or enjoy our popular Paint n’ Sip evenings, you are a member of a special community.

Please help us make it possible to continue and expand our educational programming to truly engage and promote learning about history in a unique way.

Make a tax-deductible contribution or purchase a Membership for yourself at a time when this will make a real difference.

Your support is both needed and profoundly appreciated and we thank you in advance.