Classes included in the Convention Ticket Price
You will choose which classes you wish to attend
Sign up for classes will be in September.
#1 - Acupuncture: Does It Really Cure Seasickness? Find out that and much more in this class.
#2 - The Art of Fermentation Fermentation as a method to preserve food has a long history and is evident in all cultures around the world. You will learn about what and how to ferment, equipment needs to ferment at home and how to prevent mold growth during the fermentation process. This is a great skill to have and will allow you to create healthy snacks and probiotic food sources in a safe and economical way. Participants will enjoy a demonstration, taste-tests and resources/recipes to take home.
#3 - Mushrooms: Manna, Magic and Murder Through the Ages Mushrooms were used in the
18th century as food, medicine, and even poison! Learn about wild mushrooms and how the
Frasers may have used them and how wild mushrooms may be applicable in your life.
#4 - Learn About Tea The tradition of making and taking tea in the garden is steeped in history. Early tea commerce and trade created routes that molded the layout of much of Eurasia. Today we know that tea gardens also provide enchanting outdoor spaces that are soothing, productive, sustainable, and lovely to visit. This session covers several types of tea gardens and the tea garden design components that make these great spaces to enjoy tea. Various plants used to make tea will also be covered. Participants will be able to make their own blend to take home and try.
#5 - Felted Caribbean Flowers Make your very own brooch from felted flowers that you will felt yourself! You will learn about the art of felting - which is a quite popular art in Scotland - and create
colorful wildflowers found in Jamaica that you will be proud to wear!
#6 - Papercutting This hands-on papercutting class is taught by a true wizard with paper and scissors! You will create your very own cutting featuring Outlander themes from the Voyager book. Don’t worry, a complete pattern and scissors will be provided. This project will be such a nice memento of TTS!
#7 - Native American People & Traditions This presentation will include oral traditions of Native Americans daily life, and the planting of the Three Sisters: corn, beans, and squash. Drumming and singing, you will learn a Native American song. The audience will also get the chance to learn some Native language and will be extended an invitation into a drum and rain stick circle.
#8 - Scottish Country Dance Learn some dance steps to help you dance the night away on Saturday evening! Scottish Country Dancing first appears in the historical record in 17th century. We will make our own kind of history on Saturday night and after this class you will know some of the dance moves!
#9 - The Triangle Trade Learn about slave trade and where Jamaica fits into the Triangle Trade involving Europe, Africa, and the West Indies. Approximately six hundred thousand slaves were sent to Jamaica (one of the largest importer of slaves at the time) - between 1533 and 1807. Conditions, the complex financial business, the slave revolution, and eventual abolishment of the slave trade will be discussed.
The two alcohol classes listed below are offered with a $15 upcharge on the ticket page
Note: if these two classes are missing from the store it is because they have already sold out.
#10 - Rum Tasting A lot of rum is made in Jamaica and Lord John as governor would have likely been gifted casks of it! Taste its unique flavor and learn about this delicious drink made from sugarcane.
#11 – Whisky Tasting This ever popular class will introduce you to various Whiskys. A type of distilled alcoholic beverage made from fermented grain mash, whisky is Scotland's national drink!
"Today’s rain is tomorrow’s whisky"