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Classes and Workshops

St. Croix offers dozens of immersive classes and educational programs that offer authentic learning experiences for all ages and experience levels. Choose from classes and workshops in many different art mediums, dancing, mixology, chocolate making, bush skills, sushi rolling, and much more. You can also find book clubs, gardening workshops, opportunities for private lessons, Caribbean culture and history workshops, and more.


APRIL


2 | Flamenco Dance Class

Learn the art of Flamenco dancing at Dazzled! This 6 week class series is designed for beginners and will take place on Tuesdays from February 27th – April 2nd. The cost is $120 for the 6 week series. Sign up today at (340) 642-2751.

When: 6:30-7:30PM

Where: Dazzled

 

5 | Bon Bon & Spirit Tasting

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of chocolate, from its origins to the final delicious creations. Savor a selection of exquisite chocolate bon bons and truffles, thoughtfully paired with local spirits (and water), complemented by a sumptuous charcuterie buffet and a savory hot curry vegetable pot pie. Conclude your journey with a certificate acknowledging your, newfound appreciation and knowledge of chocolate. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 6:30-8:00PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

6 | Mini Chocolatier Chocolate Goodie Bags

Join our delightful Chocolate Goodie Bag Workshop designed for young aspiring chocolatiers, ages 5-12. With milk chocolate at their fingertips, each child will have a blast learning to make chocolate-covered decorated pretzels, beautifully dipped and decorated strawberries, and deliciously decadent chocolate clusters. This fun and interactive class is the perfect way for kids to explore their creativity and enjoy the art of chocolate making. As a grand finale, each participant will be awarded a certificate. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 12:30-1:30PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

6 | Chocolate Truffle Making Workshop

Delve into the history of chocolate and its fascinating production process. You'll learn to temper chocolate, and then explore the delightful craft of truffle making. You'll have the opportunity to personalize your truffles with a variety of flavors and sides for enrobing. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 3:30-5:00PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

12 | Chocolate Paint and Sip Workshop

Begin with an enlightening introduction to the history and process of chocolate making. Then, dive into the unique experience of chocolate art, painting on a sugar cookie canvas with vibrant colored paints. Each participant will enjoy their very own charcuterie mini board, featuring an array of chocolates to savor, complemented by a bottomless glass of your choice of red or white wine. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 6:30-8:00PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

13 | Sushi Rolling Class

Learn how to roll sushi at Umami Sushi STX. On the 2nd Saturday of each month, learn to roll sushi with the talented chefs from Umami Sushi STX. Classes are $100 per person and start at 12:00pm. Class cost includes: sake tasting, rolling mat, lesson and sushi! Limited spots available, Call Umami at (340) 718-2100 to reserve your spot today.

When: 12:00-2:00PM

Where: Umami Sushi STX

 

13 | Mini Chocolatier Chocolate Painting Workshop

In our playful 1-hour chocolate painting workshop, chocolatiers aged 5-12 will receive a variety of colored chocolates to bring their creativity to life – painting on a sugar cookie canvas and creating fun designs. This interactive and engaging session is a wonderful way for kids to explore their artistic side while having fun with chocolate, and at the end of the class, each participant will receive a certificate to celebrate their artistic chocolate journey. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 12:30-1:30PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

13 | Remixing Writer's Block with Rob Gibsun

Ages 18+. Artist-In-Residence Rob Gibsun will assist participants in writing poems inspired by a special performance by Rob Gibsun. Participants will call out favorite words and phrases as a "spoken word bank" to write their own poem. Participants can read poems at the end of the workshop. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 1:00-3:00PM

Where: CMCArts Courtyard

 

13 | Chocolate Fruit Arrangement Workshop

Craft edible bouquets of chocolate-dipped fruit flowers! Learn to cut fruit into floral shapes, dip them in rich chocolate, and artfully arrange your creations in a vase. You'll leave with a stunning edible arrangement that's as beautiful to display as it is to enjoy. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 3:30-5:00PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

16+23 | Afro-Contemporary Dance Series (Ages 7-15)

Join Dr. Elle A. Nielsen for two Tuesday afternoons of Afro-Contemporary Dance. Afro-contemporary combines the versatility of contemporary dance with African dance techniques. It is practiced with bare feet so that you can be more connected to the earth. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 4:30-5:30PM

Where: St. Patrick Church, Frederiksted

 

16+23 | Afro-Contemporary Dance Series (Ages 16+)

Join Dr. Elle A. Nielsen for two Tuesday afternoons of Afro-Contemporary Dance. Afro-contemporary combines the versatility of contemporary dance with African dance techniques. It is practiced with bare feet so that you can be more connected to the earth. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 6:00-7:30PM

Where: St. Patrick Church, Frederiksted

 

17 | Wire Octopus with Waldy

Instructions and materials provided. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 10:00AM-12:30PM

Where: CMCArts Courtyard

 

24 | Painting with Tamara

Under the tutelage of Tamara Michael we will paint trinket boxes. These boxes are very sturdy and have magnetic closure. All materials provided. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 10:00AM-12:30PM

Where: CMCArts Courtyard

 

26 | Bon Bon Making Workshop

Tap into your inner chocolate artist and create a stunning box of 24 bonbons. First, you'll learn the skills of hand painting molds and tempering chocolate. You'll then fill your bonbons, adding your personal touch to each piece. While you craft these exquisite treats, savor a delightful charcuterie board accompanied by a selection of red or white wine. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 6:30-8:00PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

27 | Moko Jumbie Painting with Tamara Michael

For ages 10-13. FREE. Sponsored by the Artists Guild of St. Croix. Learn to paint a moko jumbie with artist Tamara Michael. Students have the option to utilize a stencil as a helpful tool for sketching their moko jumbie. Following this, Tamara will provide instructions to the students on paint mixing techniques and demonstrate how to apply the paint onto their canvas. Each participant will then get to paint their own unique moko jumbie! Click here to secure your spot!

When: 10:00AM-12:00PM

Where: CMCArts Courtyard

 

27 | Mini Chocolatier Cocoa Bomb Workshop

Children ages 5-12 create two delightful chocolate bombs, using 4 oz of their chosen chocolate. We'll provide everything needed: our special Bleu Chocolát cocoa mix, fluffy marshmallows, colorful sprinkles, and a delicious sauce for the ultimate chocolate bomb experience. This fun, hands-on class is a great way for kids to explore their creativity and at the end of the session, each young chocolatier will be awarded a certificate. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 12:30-1:30PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

27 | Design Your Own Chocolate Bar

Craft personalized chocolate bars in this delightful class using your favorite chocolate. A wide array of fun toppings and colored chocolate for decoration will be at your fingertips – perfect for your to explore the joys of chocolate making and decoration. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 3:00-4:30PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt


MAY


1 | Haiku with John Clendenin

John is a romantic haijin poet writing primarily haiku and villanelle works. He looks for inspiration around him in people and circumstances where free will and choices towards love prevail. His work is a journey inward to find himself seeking peace among the world’s chaos. John invites his readers to embrace the triumphs and challenges to their hearts that appear in life while understanding the depth of human experience with love.

Haiku ~

This haiku journey,

Begins your single footstep,

To journeys inward.

Click here to secure your spot!

When: 10:00AM-12:00PM

Where: CMCArts Courtyard

 

4 | Mommy & Me Chocolate Tea Party

Celebrate Mother’s Day at a charming Chocolate Tea Party! Bleu Chocolàt will offer a delightful, carefully curated selection of exquisite teas, perfectly complemented by an array of scrumptious finger sandwiches, delectable desserts, freshly baked scones, and rich Devonshire cream. Embrace this special occasion with tea attire, hats, and bow ties for an added touch of elegance and whimsy. Priced at $75 per mom and $50 per child/guest, we hope you’ll create a cherished memory and moments of joy in honor of your mommy on Mother’s Day. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 3:00-5:00PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

10 | Chocolate Shoes & Wine Workshop

Learn the art of tempering chocolate and polishing molds using premium Crucian chocolate. Hone your skills while enjoying a personal charcuterie board and a selection of fine wine. The class begins with an insightful introduction to chocolate history and its process. This adults-only workshop concludes with the presentation of a certificate, commemorating your journey into the world of artisan chocolate making. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 6:30-8:00PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

11 | Mommy & Me Chocolate Tea Party

Celebrate Mother’s Day at a charming Chocolate Tea Party! Bleu Chocolàt will offer a delightful, carefully curated selection of exquisite teas, perfectly complemented by an array of scrumptious finger sandwiches, delectable desserts, freshly baked scones, and rich Devonshire cream. Embrace this special occasion with tea attire, hats, and bow ties for an added touch of elegance and whimsy. Priced at $75 per mom and $50 per child/guest, we hope you’ll create a cherished memory and moments of joy in honor of your mommy on Mother’s Day. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 12:30-2:30PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

11 | Mommy & Me Chocolate Tea Party

Celebrate Mother’s Day at a charming Chocolate Tea Party! Bleu Chocolàt will offer a delightful, carefully curated selection of exquisite teas, perfectly complemented by an array of scrumptious finger sandwiches, delectable desserts, freshly baked scones, and rich Devonshire cream. Embrace this special occasion with tea attire, hats, and bow ties for an added touch of elegance and whimsy. Priced at $75 per mom and $50 per child/guest, we hope you’ll create a cherished memory and moments of joy in honor of your mommy on Mother’s Day. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 3:00-5:00PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

18 | Mommy & Me Chocolate Tea Party

Celebrate Mother’s Day at a charming Chocolate Tea Party! Bleu Chocolàt will offer a delightful, carefully curated selection of exquisite teas, perfectly complemented by an array of scrumptious finger sandwiches, delectable desserts, freshly baked scones, and rich Devonshire cream. Embrace this special occasion with tea attire, hats, and bow ties for an added touch of elegance and whimsy. Priced at $75 per mom and $50 per child/guest, we hope you’ll create a cherished memory and moments of joy in honor of your mommy on Mother’s Day. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 3:00-5:00PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

 

31 | Bon Bon & Spirit Tasting

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of chocolate, from its origins to the final delicious creations. Savor a selection of exquisite chocolate bon bons and truffles, thoughtfully paired with local spirits (and water), complemented by a sumptuous charcuterie buffet and a savory hot curry vegetable pot pie. Conclude your journey with a certificate acknowledging your, newfound appreciation and knowledge of chocolate. Click here to secure your spot!

When: 6:30-8:00PM

Where: Bleu Chocolàt

Fort Christiansvaern Guided Tour

Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday @ 2:00pm

Enjoy a 30 minute ranger guided tour of Fort Christiansvaern  called "Armor on the Harbor". Meet at the entrance of Fort Christiansvaern . NPS entrance fee required.

*Program subject to change or cancelation without notice for weather, staffing or other circumstance beyond NPS control. 

Christiansted Sip & Savor Mixology Class

Wednesdays @ 6pm | Enjoy an unforgettable evening of cocktail exploration in St. Croix’s premier live music venue and cocktail bar in downtown Christiansted with Virgin Islands Food Tours. Book online to reserve your space.

Friends in the Courtyard Art Classes @ Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts

Wednesdays @ 10:00am | Make new friends and create a piece of art to take home with you. Projects and pricing vary each week. See the upcoming projects and book your space online.

Free Group Dance Lessons @ Dazzled

Thursdays @ 6:15pm | Free beginner latin dance group lesson by St. Croix Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio at Dazzled's weekly Beginner Latin Dance Party.

Saturdays @ 7pm | Free group lesson by St. Croix Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio at Dazzled's weekly Latin Night.

The Grange Estate Heritage and History Tour Luncheon

Saturdays @ Noon  |  The Grange Estate Heritage and History Crucian Culinary Experience offers a guided tour of the historic Grange Estate, followed by a delicious luncheon showcasing local cuisine. Local Hamilton expert Wayne Nichols, and property owner Young Baker, will take you on a guided tour of the Grange Estate – where Founding Father Alexander Hamilton spent his formative years. Wander the meticulously preserved grounds where you’ll discover the fascinating history that unfolded within its hallowed walls. Then, enjoy a delectable buffet of native Crucian cuisine.  Purchase your tickets online!


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