“Harry Potter” – Themed Sleigh Race and Magical Calligraphy and Baking
February promises to be busy for Harry Potter Fans. There’s something for everyone in this roundup of events, from a fantastic Potter-themed sleigh race to calligraphy lessons and making magic treats.
Harry Potter Magic Academy Camp
The first-ever Magical Academy in Beijing, China opened in the New Year, where you can have the chance to craft wands with Hagrid, take potions lessons with Professor Snape, and take part in a game of quidditch.
For the youngest, there is also the possibility of taking part in “Exciting magical activities.” Plus, you’ll spend a full day visiting Hogsmeade Village at Universal Studios Beijing.
The experience is accessible to ages 7-12 and takes place at Greenwoods Beijing Camp and Universal Studios. Each camp lasts six days and five nights, and the remaining dates are February 6-11 and February 13-18.
Harry Potter calligraphy lessons
Taking place at Urban Lodge Brewing Co. in Manchester, Connecticut on February 22 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. is a magical night of Harry Potter drinks and calligraphy.
In this workshop you will learn an introduction to modern calligraphy with a fountain pen and ink. We’ll cover all the bases and get you ready to add those special lettered details to your mailing, wedding paper goods, home decor, and more! The perfect craft evening!
The course includes 1.5 hours of instruction and you will also receive a beginner’s calligraphy kit, which includes two nibs, a pot of black ink, two letter guides, tracing paper, a straight pen holder and everything material needed to write on it. Even better, all those materials will be yours.
Tickets are $65 and can be reserved online.
Guy Henry attends London Comic Con
Guy Henry, who played Pius Thicknesse in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part One and Second partwill join his companion star wars cast members at this year’s London Comic Con Spring.
It will take place at the Olympia in London, England on February 26-27.
Saturday tickets are £18 ($24) for adults and £12 ($16) for children, and Sunday tickets are £16 ($21) for adults and £10 ($13) for children . These can be booked online.
Harry Potter-Themed sled race
Head to Blackwater Falls Sled Run in Thomas, WV for the tenth Cardboard and Tape Sled Run. It takes place on February 26 and this year’s theme is Harry Potter.
The catch is that your sled can only be made from cardboard and tape – you can’t use glue, staples, string or anything else to hold it down. together. So get your wands ready to create a magic sleigh that seems to apparate straight out of the Harry Potter books or movies.
The race starts at 10:15 a.m., but you can start registering at 9 a.m. You can have a sled team of up to five people, and there is an entry fee of $5 per person.
Butterbeer Cupcakes and Candy Course Honeydukes
Those of you with a sweet tooth might find yourself at Laura’s Baking Delights in Holmen, Wisconsin on February 27, as a baking night starts at 7:00 p.m. during which you’ll bake butterbeer cupcakes and candies found in Honeydukes.
You’ll walk away with six butterbeer cupcakes with butterbeer frosting, eight chocolate frogs, eight fizzy Whizbees, and five chocolate Hedwig pops.
The event costs $45 for members and $47 for non-members, and that fee covers two people. Tickets can be reserved online.
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