SHOP

CHRISTMAS AT 123 FARM

Workshops for the Holidays & Shopping at the Organic Galleries

SATURDAYS

11 am-5 pm

December 1, 8, 15 & 22

SUNDAY

11 am-3 pm

December 2, 9, 16 & 23

This festive event is centered around our Organic Galleries, offering  handmade gifts from our  farm, seasonal workshops, afternoon tea, outdoor s'mores on an open fire, sweets and holiday drinks. The Grand Oak Bistro will re-open with a special menu for this event.

 

DATE/TIME:  Saturday & Sundays in December (Saturdays 11 am-5 pm, Sundays 11 am-3 pm)

 

LOCATION: The Organic Galleries at Highland Springs Ranch & Inn

                         10600 Highland Springs Ave., Cherry Valley, CA 92223

                         Telephone: 951-845-1151

 

COST: Free admission and free parking (some workshops may have an additional cost).

 

MAP

The buildings at our historic ranch are decorated with festive cheer. Join us for holiday snacks and drinks or dine with us at The Grand Oak.

MAP LEGEND

A. The Organic Galleries

Twelve farm boutiques featuring goods from our organic farm (Honey Shop, Lavender Corner, Natural Dye Shop, Olive Barn, etc.). Enjoy a Christmas-inspired afternoon tea at 123 Cafe or try some mint ice cream at the Sweet Barn. Santa's Workshop at the Organic Galleries will also be open to view, and you may be able to meet St. Nick himself.

 

B. The 12 Days of Christmas Shops

Shop the twelve stores to find the perfect gift for your true love. Try our housemade holiday cookies or some Christmas donuts. Local vendors will also be offering unique handmade gifts.

C. The Grand Oak Bistro & Workshops

The restaurant is open this season with a special holiday-inpsired menu (Saturday 11 am-5 pm, Sunday 11 am-2 pm). To make reservations please call 951-845-1151. Workshops will also be available in the main lobby. Please see the list below.

 

D. Campfire Site for S'mores

Purchase a s'mores kit from the Sweet Barn and sit around the campfire roasting marshmallows.

 

E. Crafts & Additional Workshops

Various workshops and crafts will be held for all ages in the Spanish Courtyard (indoors). Please see the list below.

CHRISTMAS BRUNCH

at the Grand Oak Bistro

Enjoy a festive brunch at The Grand Oak, open again this Christmas season! Click here to view menu. The bistro will be open Saturday 11 am-5 pm and Sunday 11 am-2 pm. Reservations are highly recommended.

RESERVATIONS  951-845-1151

 

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SHOPS

Festive Food & Drinks, Local Vendors

The '12 Days of Christmas' are shops converted from our vintage hotel rooms. Taste mulled wine, Christmas beer, donuts, cheese and homemade cookies. Shop local vendors for handmade gifts and more!

To apply to become a vendor please e-mail richard.h@hsresort.com.

AFTERNOON TEA

at the Organic Galleries (123 Cafe)

Join us for a Christmas-inspired Cream Tea located at the Organic Galleries 123 Cafe. Enjoy gingerbread scone with cranberry jam & clotted cream, tiramisu cake, lemon bar, champagne and a selection of organic teas. Available Saturday 12 pm-4 pm and Sunday 11 am-2 pm. Reservations are required.

$25 per person. Click here to download menu.

RESERVATIONS  951-845-1151

 

FREE GIFT WRAPPING

With over $75 purchase*

Get free gift wrapping with your purchase of $75 or more at the Organic Galleries.

*A maximum of two boxes that fit in our standard boxes can be wrapped. Oversized or non-standard sized items cannot be wrapped. Additional conditions may apply. Please ask a galleries staff for more details.

FARM ACTIVITIES

 Join our farmer for hands on farm-based activities. Some of the activities require pre-registration and have a cost associated with it.

SHEEP FEEDING

Free

CHICKEN EGG HARVEST

$3 per person

Help our farmer feed our herd of sheep with olive branches. Please wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk about 10 minutes to the sheep pen. Group leaves promptly at 12 pm.

 

Saturday 12:00-12:30 pm

Help harvest chicken eggs from our free range hens. Enjoy a brief tour of the farm and sample some organic strawberries. Preregistration required.

 

Sundays 1:00-1:30 pm

SHRUB MAKING

$15 per person

ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDING

$20 per person

Learn about the health benefits and how to make your own shrubs using fruit and herbs. Participants will take part in a one hour workshop, get a glass of a seasonal shrub and two recipe cards. Preregistration required.

 

Sunday, December 16, 2018  (12-1 pm)

Learn how to create and use your own blend of essential oils to help stay healthy during the winter months and learn how to make your own unique gift (custom scented body oil blend). Preregistration required.

 

Saturday, December 1, 2018 (1:30-2:30 pm)

Sunday, December 16, 2018 (2:00-3:00 pm)

LIP BALM MAKING

$8 per person

NATURAL DYE TOTE WORKSHOP

$15 per person

Learn how to make our popular lip balms. Add essential oils to make your own custom blend or use our blended scents. Keep one for yourself and give the other as a gift. Preregistration required.

 

Saturday, December 1, 2018 (4:00-4:30 pm)

Saturday, December 15, 2018 (3:00-3:30 pm)

Sunday, December 23, 2018 (12:00-12:30 pm)

 

Dye your own canvas tote using natural materials found on our farm. Participants will have a choice of dyes to color their tote. All materials and instruction are provided. We will begin the dying process at the farm and participants will take the wet tote home to dry with instructions on how to finish the process. This workshop takes place outdoors and last about 20-30 minutes.

 

Saturday, December 1, 2018 (1:00-1:30, 1:30-2:00 pm)

Saturday, December 9, 2018  (12:00-1:00. 1:30-2:00 pm)

Saturday, December 22, 2018 (2:00-2:30 pm, 2:30-3:00 pm)

CHRISTMAS BATH SALT BLEND

$10

OLIVE WREATH MAKING

$30 per person

Learn how to blend essential oils to create a bath salt scent. Several recipes will be shown and participants will chose one recipe to make and take a jar home. Learn how essential oils can help soothe certain ailments.

 

Sunday, December 2, 2018 (2:00-3:00 pm)
Saturday, December 15, 2018 (1:00-2:00 pm)

Sunday, December 16, 2018 (11:00 am-12:00 pm)

Saturday, December 22, 2018 (11:00 am-12:00 pm)

Make your own olive wreath using fresh olive branches from our farm. The instructor will guide you through the steps and help you decorate your wreath with a  ribbon so that it's ready to hang on your door or gift to a friend.

 

Saturday, December 8, 2018 (3:30-5:00 pm)

OLIVE OIL PRESSING DEMO

Free

DRIED FLOWER GIFT TAG

$8 per person

View a live demo of olives being pressed into olive oil. Lear about the olives growing at our ranch and taste samples of different types of olive oils. This is an ongoing demonstration that will take place in the Olive Barn at the Organic Galleries.

 

Saturday, December 1, 2018 (3:00-4:00 pm)

Arrange dried flowers on a paper tag to make your own personal gift tag for the holiday season. Each participant will make 5 different tags. Takes place in the Spice Shop located in the Organic Galleries. Ongoing drop-in class.

 

Sunday, December 9, 2018 (2:00-3:00 pm)

Saturday, December 15, 2018 (3:00-4:00 pm)

PINE CONE SUCCULENT ORNAMENT

$15

PINE CONE ELF FELTING ORNAMENT

$10 per person

Make a live succulent ornament using a pine cone as the base!

 

Saturday, December 8, 2018 (12:15-1:00 pm)

Felt your own elf ornament using 123 Farm's wool and

a pine cone.

 

Sunday, December 16, 2018 (1:00-2:00 pm)

Saturday, December 22, 2018 (1:00-2:00 pm)

KIDS ACTIVITIES

In addition to the above activities, kids are welcome to join us for additional ones below:

WOOL SHEEP ORNAMENT & OTHER CRAFTS

$3 per person (price varies for other crafts)

Inspired from our flock of sheep, wrap some wool around a wooden sheep to make your own rustic Christmas tree ornament. Come to the Twelve Days of Christmas shops and drop in with the Kid's Crafts shop to make festive ornaments and stocking and more. Open Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 2 pm.

 

Gingerbread House

$5 per child

Make your own small gingerbread house using graham crackers, icing and candies.

Sunday, December 2, 2018 (11:00 am-12:00 pm)

Saturday, December 8, 2018 (11:00 am-12:00 pm)

 

Kid's Painting Class

$5 per child

Make your own small gingerbread house using graham crackers, icing and candies.

Sunday, December 2, 2018 (1:00-1:45 pm)

Sunday, December 9, 2018 (11:00-11:45 am)

 

SANTA'S WORKSHOP

Free Photos with Santa

Inspired from our flock of sheep, wrap some wool around a wooden sheep to make your own rustic Christmas tree ornament. Come to the Twelve Days of Christmas shops and drop in with the Kid's Crafts shop to make festive ornaments and stocking and more. Open Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 2 pm.

ELF ON THE SHELF SCAVENGER HUNT

Free

Look for the hidden elf on the shelf around the Organic Galleries and "12 Days of Christmas" shops. Each elf will be holding a clue. Find all twelve clues to solve the riddle and claim your prize! Ongoing all day. Come to the Gift Wrapping Shop located in the Organic Galleries for your game board.

S'MORES & TREATS

$5

Roast your own s'mores over an open campfire at the Organic Galleries. The Sweet Barn will also be offering festive sorbets and ice cream using ingredients from our farm.

CONTACT FORM

Please fill out the form below with any questions or comments. You may also complete the form if you are interested in becoming a vendor. For immediate service, you may also call us at 951-845-1151.

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