Classes included in the Convention Ticket Price
You will choose which classes you wish to attend
Note: This list may change a little bit with a couple of additions likely.
Sign up for classes will be in September.
#1 - Acupuncture Would it really cure Jamie's seasickness? Find out that and much more in this class.
#2 - The Art of Fermentation Learn the fundamentals and benefits of fermentation, explore the endless possibilities of fermented foods, taste fermented foods and beverages, and go home with recipes, resources, and the knowledge to get started just as they would have done in the 1700's.
#3 - Old World Broom Making Jenny and the family at Lallybroch had to make most of their own household utensils including brooms. In this class you will make your very own whisk broom the old fashioned way – by hand! Jenny would be so proud!
#4 - The Joys of Wild Mushrooms 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.
#5 - Silk Dyeing with Natural Plants Capture the colors of Jamaica on a silk scarf using all natural plants for color as would have been done in the 1700's.
#6 - Felted Caribbean Flowers Make your very own brooch from felted flowers! You will learn about the art of felting and create colorful wildflowers found in Jamaica!
#7 - 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!
#8 - Native American Peoples 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.
#9 - 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!
The two alcohol classes are offered with a $15 upcharge on the ticket page:
#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 – WhiskyTasting 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"